CliMathNet Conference 2013

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1st – 5th July, University of Exeter

Mathematics and statistics lie at the heart of our ability to model and predict climate variations.  This was the first conference of CliMathNet, an EPSRC-funded network that aims to break down barriers between researchers in Mathematics, Statistics and Climate Sciences.

The plenary speakers were:

  • Nigel Wood (Met Office)
  • Mat Collins (Exeter)
  • Henk Dijkstra (Utrecht)
  • Peter Dueben (Oxford)
  • Peter Guttorp (Washington)
  • Michael Goldstein (Durham)
  • Peter Haynes (Cambridge)
  • David Hendry (Oxford)
  • Chris Jones (Chapel Hill)
  • Erland Källén (ECMWF)
  • Lindsay Lee (Leeds)
  • Tim Lenton (Exeter)
  • Valerio Lucarini (Hamburg)
  • Beatrice Pelloni (Reading)
  • Chiara Piccolo (Met Office)

Topics included:

  • Quantifying uncertainty of climate models
  • Comprehensive climate risk analysis
  • Forecasting climate tipping points
  • Improving projections of extreme events
  • Engaging with policy



This Conference was sponsored by the Met Office.