Office Hours

Are you troubled by questions like:

  • How can I change the boundary conditions on a Landlab grid?
  • Can I convert an equation from a paper into a Python function?
  • What is the best way to organize code and data in a GitHub repository?

If so, CSDMS Office Hours can help!

In Office Hours, CSDMS Research Software Engineers (RSEs) are available for a live Zoom meeting. Bring your questions! We'll do the best we can to answer them.

To participate:

  1. Check the schedule
  2. Review the Code of Conduct
  3. Click the signup link

Note that you must be a CSDMS member to participate. If you're not a member, please join CSDMS.

For help, or for more information on Office Hours, please contact us through the CSDMS Help Desk.


Office Hours are open every Wednesday from 9-10 AM US Mountain Time (Denver).

Code of Conduct

Participants and CSDMS staff must read and abide by the CSDMS Code of Conduct.

Signup link

To join an Office Hours session, please fill in this Google Form. Once complete, you'll receive an email with a Zoom link for the session.

Office Hours are first come, first served, so sign up soon!

Other options for help

If you'd like:

  • help with a CSDMS product or service without going through a Zoom call, try the CSDMS Help Desk
  • to ask a question or discuss an issue with the wider CSDMS community, try the CSDMS Forum
  • a CSDMS RSE to visit your department to talk about geoscientific software development, check out the CSDMS Roadshow