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NCAR Mesa Lab, Boulder CO,August 9-13, 2008
Sponsored in part by Pacific Institute of Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) and the University of Washington.
Lecture 1, D. Nychka
Ridge Regression, Cubic smoothing splines
Lecture 3, S. Sain
Multivariate spatial models.
Binary R Data set from these lectures.
The Climate System and Climate Models (6Mb),
Past and Future Mysteries of Climate Science (15.5Mb), G. Meehl
An introduction to Climate models and the central issues in understanding the Earth's climate system.
Regional Climate Models (web),
Reconstructions of Past Climate (3.2Mb),
D. Nychka ( B. Li)
Field trip to Niwot Ridge and CMS.
Includes supporting data sets.
Links to IMAGe Data sets
Includes almost all the US monthly weather data for the past 100 years and also the DEM for the Mary Jane ski area.
NCAR paleoclimate model output
NCAR Community Climate System model output to simulate climate for the last 1000 years. Surface temperature for the globe in netcdf format and an R binary data set for the North American domain.
Some useful R-based data sets connected with this large regional climate experiment program including a high resolution DEM for North America in R binary format.