Mathematics of Interacting Climate Processes February 11 - 13


Thursday February 11

  • 8:30 - 9:00   Arrival and Registration
  • 9:00 - 12:30pm  


    Doug Nychka,  [Talk](pdf)

    Overview of Climate Science and Relevance of Mathematics

    Climate Science at NCAR [Description] [Talk](pdf)
    Doug Nychka
    Coffee break at 10:30
    Modelling Interactions between Weather and Climate [Description] [Talk](pdf)
    Adam Monahan (University of Victoria).
  • 12:30 - 1:30   Lunch break
  • 1:30 - 5:00  

    Ocean Circulation and Dynamics

    How Republican is the Ocean? [Description] [Talk](pdf)
    William Dewar (Florida State University)
    Coffee break at 3:00
    Reduced Models of Large-Scale Ocean Circulation [Description] [Talk](pdf)
    Roger Samelson (Oregon State University)
  • 5:30 - 7:30   Reception, Mesa Laboratory, Cafeteria


Friday February 12

  • 8:40 - 9:00   Arrival and coffee
  • 9:00 - 12:30   Morning session

    Carbon Cycle and Biogeochemistry

    Physical-biological Interactions in the Upper Ocean [Description] [Talk](pdf)
    Amala Mahadevan (Boston University)
    Coffee break at 10:30
    The Art of Doing the Problem Wrong: Underdeterminacy in the Carbon Cycle,   [Talk](pdf)
    Andy Jacobson (NOAA, Boulder)
  • 12:30 - 1:30   Lunch break
  • 1:30 - 5:00   Afternoon session
    Coffee break at 3:00


    Climate Change Over the Last 65 Million Years [Description] [Talk](pdf)
    Pamela Martin (University of Chicago)
    Climates of Deep Time and What They May Tell Us About Earth's Future Climate [Description]
    Jeffrey Kiehl (NCAR CGD)
    What we can learn about Snowball Earth using simple math  [Description] [Talk](pdf)
    Dorian Abbot (University of Chicago)


Saturday February 13

  • 8:40 - 9:00   Arrival and coffee
  • 9:00 - 12:00   Morning session

    Sea Ice Modeling

    Sea Ice Modeling for Climate Applications [Description] [Talk](pdf)
    Marika Holland (NCAR)
    Coffee break at 10:00
    Modeling Sea-Ice Mechanics  [Description] [Talk](pdf)
    Deborah Sulsky (University of New Mexico)

12:00 Workshop Adjourn