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ESMF Tutorials

ESMF tutorials are offered on a regular basis to provide user training in both on-site and webinar formats. We are currently offering an overview tutorial that covers essential aspects of ESMF including component-based modeling, ESMF distributed data classes, grid representations and regridding, and the NUOPC Interoperability Layer.  Advanced tutorials will be offered in late Spring 2017 and the anticipated topics include representing model grids with ESMF, using the ESMF regridder, and building coupled systems with NUOPC components.

Topic Duration Frequency Format
ESMF/NUOPC overview tutorial 1.5 hours quartery webinar
ESMF/NUOPC overview tutorial 1 day as requested, at least yearly at NRL, EMC, NASA, and other centers on-site
Advanced topics: Grids and grid remapping 1.5 hours as requested (currently under development) webinar
Advanced topics: Building a NUOPC cap 1.5 hours as requested (currently under development) webinar
Site-specific tutorials 4 hours as requested webinar
Cupid tutorial 1 day as requested, at least yearly at NRL, EMC, NASA and other centers on-site
E-learning courses varies materials available online (currently under development) online


Upcoming ESMF/NUOPC Overview Tutorials

These tutorials are suitable for those new to ESMF or the NUOPC Interoperability Layer and will cover major features and capabilities at a introductory level.  Registration information is sent a couple weeks ahead of time to the ESMF JST mailing list.  If you would like to register and did not receive the registration email, please email

  • Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 12PT / 1MT / 2CT / 3ET  (currently taking registrations)
  • Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 12PT / 1MT / 2CT / 3ET

Advanced Topics

  • ESMF Grids and Regridding (expected March 2017)
  • Building coupled applications with NUOPC components (expected April 2017)

Previous Tutorials

  • November 15, 2016 - Overview of ESMF and NUOPC - Slides
  • December 13, 2016 - Overview of ESMF and NUOPC - Slides
Last Update: Feb. 21, 2017, 3:44 p.m. by Rocky Dunlap
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