The Agenda

Statistics and climate summer school

NCAR, Mesa Laboratory Damon Room

Saturday, August 9

8:15 Meet in Golden Buff Lobby for ride to the Mesa Lab
8:30-9:00 Welcome and Overview
James Zidek, Univ. British Columbia
9:00 - 10:30 A Framework for Fitting Curves and Functions
Doug Nychka, IMAGe Director, NCAR
10:30 - 10:45 Break
10:45 - 12:00 Examples in R and Fields
Doug Nychka
12:00p - 1:30 Lunch, Questions and Examples
1:30 - 3:00 Multivariate Spatial Models
Stephan Sain, Institute for Mathematics Applied to Geosciences,NCAR
3:00 - 3:15 Break
3:15 - 5:00 Sparse Matrix Methods and Fields
Reinhard Furrer, Institute for Mathematics Applied to Geosciences, NCAR
5:00 - MIXER,
Doug and Helen Nychka
2705 Vassar Dr., Boulder
303 543 9269

Sunday, August 10

8:20 - 8:30 Meet at Golden Buff Lobby
Please wear appropriate shoes and clothing for a 2 mile walk on alpine trails/roads.
8:30-12:00 Fieldtrip CU Mountain Research Station
12:00 - 2:00 Lunch on Pearl Street or Nederland and Ride Back to Mesa Laboratory
2:00 - 3:30 Formats and Manipulation of Geophysical Datasets
Timothy Hoar, Institute for Mathematics Applied to Geosciences, NCAR
3:30 - 3:45 Break
3:45 - 4:15 Some Examples and Projects with Climate Data
4:15 - 5:00 R/ Fields Open Session

Monday, August 11

8:00 - 8:30 Coffee
8:30 - 10:00 The Climate System and Climate Models
Gerald Meehl, NCAR
10:00 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 12:00 Statistics for Climate Model Experiments
Claudia Tebaldi, Climate Central
12:00p - 1:15
Cafeteria
Lunch
1:15 - 2:00 Statistics for Climate Model Experiments (cont.)
Claudia Tebaldi
2:00 - 3:00 Spatial Models for AOGCM Experiments
3:00 - 3:30 Break
3:30 - 5:00 Examples, Projects and Open Questions

Tuesday, August 12

8:00 - 8:30 Coffee
8:30 - 10:00 Regional Climate Modeling
Raymond Arritt, Iowa State University
10:00 - 10:20 Break
10:30 - 10:50 NCAR Supercomputer
Tour of the Machine Room (Group A) and Vislab Demo (Group B)
Tour of the Machine Room (Group B) and Vislab Demo (Group A)
10:50 - 11:10 NCAR Supercomputer
Tour of the Machine Room (Group B) and Vislab Demo (Group A
11:10 - 12:00 Moving and Cooling Big Iron
Gary New, NCAR
12:00p - 1:15 Lunch
1:15 - 3:45 Statistical Modeling Regional Climate: Spatial Lattice Models
Stephan Sain
3:45 - 4:00 Break
4:00 - 5:00
Vislab????
VAPOR Descriptiona and Demo
Alan Norton, NCAR

Wednesday, August 13

8:00 - 8:30 Coffee
8:30 - 10:00 Paleoclimate
Caspar Ammann, NCAR
10:00 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 12:00 Reconstructing Past Climate
Doug Nychka for Bo Li
12:00p - 1:15 Lunch
1:15 - 5:00 Open
5:00 Workshop Adjourn???