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Vladimir Keilis-Borok 80th Birthday Festschrift
October 5-6, 2001


Mathematics in the Geosciences, September 2001 - June, 2002

Organizers:

Andrei Gabrielov
Mathematics and Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Purdue University
agabriel@math.purdue.edu
http://www.math.purdue.edu/~agabriel

Anatoli L. Levshin
Department of Physics
University of Colorado at Boulder
levshin@tinker.colorado.edu

William I. Newman
Departments of Earth and Space Sciences, Physics and Astronomy, and Mathematics
University of California, Los Angeles
win@ucla.edu

Special Event Schedule

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5
All talks are in Seminar Room Lind Hall 409 unless otherwise noted.
8:30 am Coffee and Registration

Reception Area Lind Hall 400

9:00 am Douglas N. Arnold, Robert Gulliver, and Anatoli L. Levshin Welcome and Introduction
9:10 am Leon Knopoff
University of California, Los Angeles
Model of the Source for Large Earthquakes
9:50 am

Coffee Break

Lind Hall 400
10:10 am Michael Ghil
University of California, Los Angeles
Boolean Delay Equations as Formal Conceptual Models for Climate, Earthquakes, and Other Complexities
10:50 am Mikhail Vishik
University of Texas

Some old and more recent results of the mathematical theory of an ideal incompressible fluid

Slides

11:30 am
Lunch Break
2:00 pm George Molchan
Russian Academy of Sciences
Multiplicative Random Cascades
2:40 pm Vladimir G. Kossobokov
Russian Academy of Sciences

Rise of activity, i.e. inverse cascading, at the approach of an extreme event

Slides: html   pdf

3:20 pm Coffee Break  
3:40 pm Anatoli L. Levshin
University of Colorado at Boulder
Present-day surface wave seismology
4:20-4:50 pm Edo Nyland
University of Alberta
Mathematica Applications to a few of Academician Keilis-Borok's Favorite Problems
7:00 pm Dinner Restaurant to be announced
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6
All talks are in Seminar Room Lind Hall 409 unless otherwise noted.
8:30 am Coffee Lind Hall 400
9:00 am Raymond Hide The Spinning Earth
9:40 am Coffee Break Lind Hall 400
10:00 am Informal discussion
General remarks, Personal recollections and Reminiscences
Lind Hall 400 or 409, to be decided
12:00 pm
Lunch Break

LIST OF CONFIRMED PARTICIPANTS
(in addition to postdocs and long-term participants)

As of 10/5/2001
Name Department Affiliation
Nirendra N. Biswas Geology and Geophysics University of Alaska
Sergey Cherkis Physics & Astronomy University of California, Los Angeles
Susan Friedlander Mathematics, Statistics & CSci. University of Illinois, Chicago
Andrei Gabrielov Mathematics Purdue University
Michael Ghil Atmospheric Sciences University of California, Los Angeles
Agnes Helmstetter Geosciences University of Grenoble
Raymond Hide   MIT
Thomas H. Jordan Earth Sciences University of Southern California
Vladimir Keilis-Borok Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics University of California, Los Angeles
Leon Knopoff Physics and Astronomy University of California, Los Angeles
Vladimir Kossobokov Int'l Inst. of Earthquake Pred. Theory & Math Geo. Russian Academy of Sciences
Anatoli Levshin Physics University of Colorado at Boulder
George Molchan Int'l Inst. of Earthquake Pred. Theory & Math Geo. Russian Academy of Sciences
William Newman Earth & Space Sciences University of California, Los Angeles
Edo Nyland Physics University of Alberta
Sashirekha Shanmugavelu Computer Engineering University of Minnesota
Alexandr Shapoval Int'l Inst. of Earthquake Pred. Theory & Math Geo. Russian Academy of Science
Donald Turcotte Geological Sciences Cornell University
Mikhail Vishik Mathematics University of Texas
Tanya Levshina Fams and Culstered Systems ISD/CD FermiLab
llia Zaliapin Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics UCLA

Mathematics in the Geosciences, September 2001 - June 2002

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