This programme is the inaugural 'INI@' Satellite Programme, and will take place at the University of Reading.
For more information about hosting a Satellite Programme, please visit www.newton.ac.uk/events/submitaproposal
A better understanding of the climate system is of great societal relevance, due to the importance of reliable environmental forecasts and the looming climate crisis. Recent scientific progress ranges from improving operational forecasting systems to abstract results on infinite dynamical systems. it is of vital importance to bring theses insights together in a proper interdisciplinary environment, which this programme aims to provide. With a focus on the fluid dynamical components of the climate system, practitioners will learn from mathematicians and statisticians about new tools and techniques to analyse these, while at the same time interesting new challenges for the mathematical community will emerge. The programme will address questions relating to geophysical fluid dynamics and forecasting, such as qualitative and statistical behaviour of geophysical models, response to deterministic and stochastic perturbations, sources of predictability at different spatial and temporal scales, forecast verification, and data assimilation. We will be taking both mathematical and statistical perspectives as well as applied and operational perspectives at the same time.
The scientific activities during the residential programme, like seminar, mini-courses, discussion rounds given by the national and international scientific visitors of the programme will deepen and interpolate between the themes of the two workshops.
Scientific Advisory Committee
Mike Cullen, Met Office (Retired)
Michael Ghil, University of California, LA
Georg Gottwald, University of Sydney
Marion Mittermaier, Met Office
Antje Weisheimer, University of Oxford and European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts
Paul Williams, University of Reading
30 August 2022 to 1 September 2022
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