Data Sciences for Climate and Environment

Location

Alan Turing Institute, London, England

Description

In this one-day workshop our speakers will present how the new tools developed in data sciences can be applied to questions relating to climate and the environment to help us address the great challenges that our society is facing in a rapidly changing planet. Our event will be structured around five keynote speakers highlighting five separate topics described below and followed by a panel dialogue between our experts and the audience on the topic of Data Sciences for the Climate and the Environment.

Schedule

Poster and Schedule of Events

Confirmed Speakers

Amy Braverman

Amy Braverman
NASA, California Principal Statistician at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. Multi-angle >Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) science team member and Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) science development team

Bryan Lawrence

Bryan Lawrence
Director of Models and Data at the UK National Centre for Atmospheric Science, Professor of Weather and Climate Computing at the University of Reading, and the Director of the STFC Centre for Environmental Data Archival (CEDA)

Doug Nychka

Doug Nychka
(National Center for Atmospheric Research, CO, USA) Director of the Institute for Mathematics Applied to Geosciences (IMAGe) and also a Senior Scientist in the Statistics and Data Sciences Section.

Prabhat

Prabhat
(Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, CA, USA) leads the Data and Analytics Services team at the US National Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC)

Jeremy Walton

Jeremy Walton
(Met Office, UK) joined the NERC-Met Office UKESM core group in 2014 as scientific systems manager and is the lead computational scientist for the UK Earth System Model (UKESM)