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Mathematical Science of Understanding and Predicting Regional Climate: A School
( 28 Feb - 4 Mar 2011)

Jointly organized with National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA, Singapore-Delft Water Alliance,
Tropical Marine Science Institute, NUS

 

Venue: IMS Auditorium

Organizing Committee · Visitors and Participants · Overview · Poster · Activities · Venue · Funding for Students/Young Scientists

 

 Monday, 28 Feb 2011

08:45am - 09:00am

Registration

09:00am - 10:30am

Spatial data: An introduction
What is weather? What is climate?

Douglas Nychka, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA

10:30am - 10:45am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:45am - 12:15pm

Introduction to the R package
Manipulating climate data and analysis tools
Douglas Nychka, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA

12:15pm - 01:15pm

--- Welcome lunch reception at IMS ---

01:15pm - 02:45pm

Exploratory data analysis using R for regional climate

William Kleiber, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA

Tamara Greasby, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA

02:45pm - 03:00pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:00pm - 04:30pm

Matrix "Boot Camp"

Matrices in R

Matrix decompositions for statistics

William Kleiber, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA

Tamara Greasby, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA

04:30pm - 05:00pm

Sparse matrices and large data sets

William Kleiber, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA

Tamara Greasby, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA

Tuesday, 1 Mar 2011

08:45am - 09:00am

Registration

09:00am - 10:30am

Estimating curves using regression with a penalty

Douglas Nychka, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA

10:30am - 10:45am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:45am - 12:15pm

Spatial data analysis with smoothers

Douglas Nychka, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA

12:15pm - 01:15pm

--- Lunch ---

01:15pm - 02:45pm

Spatial Processes

Covariances

Simulating a process

William Kleiber, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA

Tamara Greasby, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA

02:45pm - 03:00pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:00pm - 04:30pm

Spatial data and the Multivariate normal

William Kleiber, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA

Tamara Greasby, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA

04:30pm - 05:00pm

What is Kriging?

William Kleiber, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA

Tamara Greasby, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA

Wednesday, 2 Mar 2011

08:45am - 09:00am

Registration

09:00am - 10:30am

Basis functions and Kriging

The recipe

What is a spline?

Douglas Nychka, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA

10:30am - 10:45am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:45am - 12:15pm

Estimating parameters for the covariance

-the likelihood

-the Bayesian connection

Douglas Nychka, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA

12:15pm - 01:15pm

--- Lunch ---

01:15pm - 02:45pm

Applying spatial estimates to climate data

William Kleiber, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA

Tamara Greasby, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA

02:45pm - 03:00pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:00pm - 04:30pm

Working with regional climate experiments

Adding covariates

Hierarchical models

William Kleiber, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA

Tamara Greasby, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA

04:30pm - 05:00pm

Questions/Discussion

William Kleiber, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA

Tamara Greasby, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA

Thursday, 3 Mar 2011

08:45am - 09:00am

Registration

09:00am - 10:30am

Exploring an RCM experiment I

Steve Sain, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA

10:30am - 10:45am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:45am - 12:15pm

Exploring an RCM experiment II

Steve Sain, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA

12:15pm - 01:15pm

--- Lunch ---

01:15pm - 02:45pm

Interactions and functional ANOVA

Steve Sain, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA

02:45pm - 03:00pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:00pm - 04:30pm

Hierarchical models and PDFs

Steve Sain, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA

04:30pm - 05:00pm

Questions/Discussions

Steve Sain, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA

Friday, 4 Mar 2011

08:45am - 09:00am

Registration

09:00am - 10:00am

Managing uncertainty in complex models: An introductory course - (I) Emulators and MUCM

Tony O'Hagan, University of Sheffield, UK

10:00am - 11:00am

Managing uncertainty in complex models: An introductory course - (II) Building an emulator

Tony O'Hagan, University of Sheffield, UK

11:00am - 11:30am

--- Coffee Break ---

11:30am - 12:30pm

Managing uncertainty in complex models: An introductory course - (III) Options and generalisations

Tony O'Hagan, University of Sheffield, UK

12:30pm - 02:00pm

--- Lunch ---

02:00pm - 03:00pm

Managing uncertainty in complex models: An introductory course - (IV) Using an emulator

Tony O'Hagan, University of Sheffield, UK

03:00pm - 03:20pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:20pm - 03:50pm

Managing uncertainty in complex models: An introductory course - (V) Climate case study

Tony O'Hagan, University of Sheffield, UK

03:50pm - 04:15pm

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