This workshop will take place at SAMSI in Research Triangle Park, NC.
As part of its Education and Outreach Program for 2017-2018, the Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI) will host a two-day undergraduate workshop on topics of current interest in statistics and applied mathematics. In addition to an overview of current and planned SAMSI Research Programs, the program topic on Mathematical and Statistical Methods for Climate and the Earth System (CLIM) will be covered in some depth.
While students from universities not in the U.S. are welcome to apply, please be aware that priority is given to students who are enrolled at U.S. institutions.
If your application is accepted for the workshop, SAMSI will reimburse predetermined travel expenses. SAMSI will also provide shared lodging and meals/breaks during the days of the workshop.
Schedule and Supporting Media
Monday, October 23, 2017
|Introduction and Opening Remarks||Elvan Ceyhan, SAMSI (NCSU)|
|Tutorial on R Software||Huang Huang, SAMSI|
|Applications in Climate Context||Michael Wehner, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)|
|(ATTACHMENT: Preliminary CAM5 Hi-Resolution Simulations)||video|
|Distributions and Statistics in Climate Data||Doug Nychka, National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)|
|(ATTACHMENT: R Data References)|
|Lectures and Hands-on Demos|
|Introduction to Spatial Data Analysis with R||Maggie Johnson, SAMSI|
|Extreme Value Analysis for Climate Research||Whitney Huang SAMSI|
|Hands on Demos for Climate Extremes R Software||Maggie Johnson; Huang Huang; Whitney Huang, SAMSI|
|Concluding Remarks and Wrap Up||Maggie Johnson; Huang Huang; Whitney Huang, SAMSI|
|Panel on Career Opportunities||Postdoc and Graduate Fellows, (SAMSI); Jared Rennie, Cooperative Institute of Climate and Satellites – North Carolina (CICS-NC) and National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI)|
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
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