Douglas Nychka

Director of the Institute for Mathematics Applied to the Geosciences

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include use of statistics to study atmospheric and Earth systems science

Doug Nychka, NCAR Senior Scientist, applies statistical analysis to Earth science. His research interests include statistical computing for large data sets, the analysis of spatial data, and the use of statistical tools to characterize nonlinear properties of a system in the presence of noise. Nychka is director of NCAR's interdisciplinary Institute for Mathematics Applied to the Geosciences.