The theme of the day is: “do what you want!”
But just in case you need some inspiration, here is a list of topics that could definitely need some attention from one or two sprinters ;-)
I strongly recommend to spend your time on something you would not do on a regular work day! “Business as usual” would be kind of missing the point of a sprint: the idea is to learn something new and make a (big) step forward in a direction interesting to you.
Even if you are not an OGGM user or a glaciologist, OGGM can need your help!
Currently we use matplotlib to plot the model output and some intermediate processing steps. More modern tools like HoloViews allow a much more interactive and dynamic plotting, which would allow to access and understand data faster and better.
This topic can be addressed by many sprinters at once, since there is a lot to do!
Related Github issue: https://github.com/OGGM/oggm/issues/547
With the release of python-colorspace, we now have a way to use expertly created colormaps in OGGM. We should replace the existing colors (which are meh) with nice ones!
Related Github issue: https://github.com/OGGM/oggm/issues/548
Related Github issue: https://github.com/OGGM/oggm/issues/553
OGGM-Edu is a repository of jupyter notebooks (and soon: also a website) targeting students at all levels (from school to university). Currently it is only for advanced users, but the idea is to develop the platform further in order to reach this goal!
The vision is to build an educational platform around three main pillars:
There is a lot of work to here for sprinters as well. See the github issues: https://github.com/OGGM/oggm-edu/issues
We are in the last weeks before submitting a revised version of the OGGM paper and an associated OGGM version 1.1. Before this major release I would like to polish the docs to make them easier to follow and more attractive for new users.
See the DOC github issues for some ideas about how to improve the docs.
OGGM is a project in constant development. Along more involved developments, some issues might be addressed (or at least started) in one day.
Play with the SIA2D (distributed) model (this is more “for fun” since the model is not used operationally yet): Github issues
Read GCM data: add more datasets to the OGGM workflow (e.g. CMIP5)
add support for the new DLR Global DEM: GitHub issue