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IMA Tutorial
Spatio-temporal Patterns in the Geosciences
September 24, 2001


Mathematics in the Geosciences, September 2001 - June 2002

Speakers:

Michael Ghil
Department of Atmospheric Sciences and IGPP
University of California-Los Angeles
ghil@atmos.ucla.edu

Vladimir Keilis-Borok
Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics
University of California, Los Angeles
vkb@ess.ucla.edu

Donald L. Turcotte
Department of Geological Sciences
Cornell Universityl
Turcotte@Geology.Cornell.edu

Eli Tziperman
Department of Environmental Sciences
Weizmann Institute of Science
eli@beach.weizmann.ac.il
http://www.weizmann.ac.il/~eli

 

This tutorial serves as an introduction to the topics of the IMA workshop on Spatio-temporal Patterns in the Geosciences, September 25-29, 2001.

TUTORIAL SCHEDULE
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24
All talks are in Lecture Hall EE/CS 3-180 unless otherwise noted.
8:30 am Coffee and Registration

Reception Room EE/CS 3-176

9:15 am Douglas N. Arnold, Robert Gulliver, and William I. Newman Introduction to Tutorial
9:30 am Michael Ghil
University of California-Los Angeles

Spatio-temporal pattern analysis in the atmosphere and oceans

Slides

10:30 am Break Reception Room EE/CS 3-176
11:00 am Vladimir Keilis-Borok
UCLA & Russian Academy of Sciences
Complexity of Lithosphere and Earthquake Prediction
12:00 pm Lunch  
1:30 pm Donald L. Turcotte
Cornell University

Spatio-temporal patterns in solid-earth geophysics

Slides

2:30 pm Break Reception Room EE/CS 3-176
3:00 pm Eli Tziperman
Weizmann Institute of Science
Glacial cycles: extreme natural climate change events, and still an unsolved puzzle...
4:00 pm Open Discussion: Natural Hazards: Future Challenges (chair: William I. Newman, Departments of Earth and Space Sciences, Physics and Astronomy, and Mathematics, University of California, Los Angeles)

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

As of 9/24/2001
Name Department Affiliation
Sukanta Basu St. Anthony Falls Laboratory University of Minnesota
Emmanuel Detournay Civil Engineering University of Minnesota
Martin Du Saire Soil Water and Climate University of Minnesota
Markus Gallagher Computer Science University of Minnesota
Hongjun Gao Mathematics Nanjin Normal University
Michael Ghil Atmospheric Sciences University of California, Los Angeles
Agnes Helmstetter Geosciences University of Grenoble
Vladimir Keilis-Borok Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics University of California, Los Angeles
Michael Steinbach Computer Science and Engineering University of Minnesota
Pang-Ning Tan Computer Science University of Minnesota
Donald Turcotte Geological Sciences Cornell University
Ranga R Vatsavai Remote Sensing and GIS Lab University of Minnesota
Venugopal Vuruputur Civil Engineering University of Minnesota
Hui Xiong Computer Science & Engineering Univesity of Minnesota
Pusheng Zhang Computer Science and Engineering University of Minnesota

Mathematics in the Geosciences, September 2001 - June 2002

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