July 15-19, 2013
Mesa Laboratory, Main Seminar Room.
Sessions will be webcast : http://www.fin.ucar.edu/it/mms/ml-live.htm
This workshop will bring together statistical and data scientists with those modeling climate and climate impacts to share ideas on improving the creation of data products.
8:30-10:30 SESSION 6 – UNCERTAINTY AND EXTREME VALUE THEORY IN CLIMATE SCIENCE
8:30 Francis Zwiers – Applications of extreme value theory in climate science
9:05 Dan Cooley – Extreme events, tail dependence, and climate applications
9:40 Chris E. Forest – On using climate data records for climate model calibration and uncertainty quantification
10:45-12:00 SESSION 7 – CLIMATE IMPACTS STUDIES
10:45 Zengchao Hao – GIDMaPS: Global drought monitoring and prediction data products
11:00 Melissa S. Lucash – Evaluating the impact of climate change on midwestern forests
11:15 Sami Khanal – Climate change and the Wisconsin environment: identifying likely changes and key vulnerabilities in forest composition and biomass
11:30 Matthew Russell – Changes in decay rates of downed woody debris across eastern US forests under future climate scenarios
11:45 - 12:00 Discussion