NCAR's Geophysical Statistics Project

Institute for Mathematics Applied to Geosciences Institute for Mathematics Applied to Geosciences

The External Advisory Panel Meeting
27-28 April 2006

Year 2 Progress Report (Fastlane format)

Agenda (pdf format)

Abstracts for post doc talks (pdf format)


27 April 2006

Fleishmann Bldg, Mesa Lab

8:15-8:30 Coffee/Tea
8:30-8:45 Welcome and Introductions
8:45-9:15 Background and Project Update  (pdf)
9:15-9:45 Closed Panel discussion
9:45-10:10 Dan Cooley
Modeling Extreme Precipitation for Colorado's Front Range  (pdf)
10:10-10:35 Dorin Drignei
Parameter Estimation for Computationally Intensive Nonlinear Regression with an Application to Climate Modeling  (pdf)
10:35-10:50 Break
10:50-11:15 Anders Malmberg
A Hierarchical Bayesian Spatio-Temporal Model for Tropospheric Carbon Monoxide  (pdf) and the necessary satellite (.mov)
11:15-11:40 Mikyoung Jun
Statistical Analysis of IPCC Climate Model Biases  (pdf)
11:40-12:05 Elizabeth Shamseldin, GSP visitor
Extreme Precipitation: An Application Modeling N-Year Return Levels at the Station Level  (pdf)
12:05-1:30 Lunch
1:30-1:55 Shree Khare
An Ensemble Smoother for Geophysical Data Assimilation  (pdf)
1:55-2:20 Eva Furrer
A Generalized Linear Modeling Approach to Stochastic Weather Generators, and
The Kriging Estimator as a Local Smoother  (pdf)
2:20-2:45 Tomoko Matsuo
Multi-resolution Based Nonstationary Covariance Modeling: Monte=Carlo EM approach  (pdf)
2:45-3:00 Break
3:00-3:45 Meeting with NCAR Management (Al Kellie)
3:45-5:00 Current Issues and Future Directions
6:30- Panel: Closed Session and Dinner (Sunflower)

28 April 2006

Damon Room, Mesa Lab

8:30-9:00 PIs Available to Field Questions
9:00-10:00 Current Issues and Future Directions (revisited)
10:00-10:15 Break
10:15-11:15 Closed Discussion among Panel
11:15-11:45 Closed Comments by Panel to GSP
Noon End of Panel Visit