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NCL Workshop Schedule

The following is the general layout for a three-and-a-half day NCL workshop. Usually we start the workshops on a Tuesday, reserving Monday for a travel day or a pre-workshop visit, if needed.

The hands-on labs are highly important. The instructors strongly feel that this is where students learn the most. Students who plan to attend an NCL workshop should make time for both the lectures and labs.

Day 1 (generally a Tuesday)
08:30-09:00 Pick up workshop materials
(instructors will be on hand to help you with computer logistics, if necessary)
09:00-10:15 Lecture: NCL Language Basics
10:15-10:30 Break
10:30-12:00 Lecture: NCL File Input/Output
12:00-13:00 Lunch on your own
13:00-13:45 NCL demo
13:45-17:00 Hands-on lab
Day 2 (generally a Wednesday)
09:00-10:15 Lecture: NCL Graphics
10:15-10:30 Break
10:30-11:45 Lecture: NCL Graphics (continued)
12:00-13:00 Lunch on your own
13:00-13:45 NCL website tour
13:45-17:00 Hands-on lab
Day 3 (generally a Thursday)
09:00-10:15 Lecture: NCL Data Analysis
10:15-10:30 Break
10:30-12:00 Lecture: NCL Data Analysis (continued)
12:00-13:00 Lunch on your own
13:00-17:00 Hands-on lab
Day 4 (generally a Friday)
09:00-12:00 Optional hands-on lab