Python Code Fundamentals

Section Four - Python Code Fundamentals

In section four of this textbook, you will learn fundamental concepts for getting started with Python, including what makes Python a useful language for scientific workflows, and you will learn how to start working with data in Python, including creating and working with variables and lists.

Learning Objectives

After completing this section of the introduction to earth data science online textbook, you will be able to:

  • List key characteristics and benefits of using the Python language for scientific workflows.
  • Write code to create and start working with data in Python, including running basic operations (e.g. updates, comparisons) on variables and lists.
Section 4. Python Code Fundamentals
Chapter 10 : Get Started with Python Variables and Lists
Chapter 11 : Use Python Packages
Chapter 12 : Files, Directories & Paths