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Workshop on Mathematics of Climate Change, Related Hazards and Risks
July 29 - August 2, 2013
Centro de Investigación en Matemáticas (CIMAT), Guanajuato, México


Time Monday
July 29
July 30
July 31
August 1
August 2
9:00–10:00 Graciela Canziani
Lecture 1: Climate, disease dynamics and fuzzy logic models

Graciela Canziani
Lecture 2: Mathematical tools and remote sensors in the analysis of wetland dynamics under the changing climate
George Philander
Lecture 1:  A Tropical Perspective on Ice Ages
George Philander
Lecture 2:  How Observations of Ice Ages can Improve Climate Models 

George Philander

Lecture 3:  Why Global Warming is Polarizing; A Nelson Mandela Perspective

10:00-11:00 Michael Ghil
Lecture 1: Data assimilation: how we got here and where to next?
Oscar Fuentes
Lecture 1: Lagrangian transport in geophysical flows
Michael Ghil
Lecture 2: Toward a Mathematical Theory of Climate Sensitivity

Michael Ghil
Lecture 3: The Coupled Dynamics of Climate and Economics
Eli Tziperman
Lecture 2: Even warmer: Equable climate (Eocene, 50 Myr) and a convective cloud arctic feedback
10:00-11:30 Coffee break

Eugenia Kalnay

Lecture 1: Population and Climate Change

Eugenia Kalnay

Lecture 2: Beating Chaos and Improving Forecasts

Graciela Canziani

Lecture 3: Climate variability and the trophic state of shallow lakes, analyzed through remote sensors and artificial neural networks

Eugenia Kalnay

Lecture 3: New Advancements in Data Assimilation 

Oscar Fuentes

Lecture 3: Towards a tornado climatology of Mexico

Roberto Mechoso

Lecture 1: Designing Global Climate Models: Challenges to numerical methods

Roberto Mechoso

Lecture 2: Applying Global Climate Models: Challenges to the interpretation of results (variability of Sahel Rainfall)
Roberto Mechoso
Lecture 3: Understanding the behavior of tracers in the atmosphere and the ocean: A dynamical systems approach
Oscar Fuentes
Lecture 2: Particle motion in three-dimensional vortices
Eli Tziperman 
Lecture 3: Very cold climate: Ocean dynamics in a snowball earth
13:30-15:00 Lunch
15:00-16:00 Bala Rajaratnam 
Lecture 1: Statistical Paleoclimate Reconstructions I : Theory and Methods
Bala Rajaratnam
Lecture 2: Statistical Paleoclimate Reconstructions II : Theory and Methods

Bala Rajaratnam

Lecture 3: Statistical Paleoclimate Reconstructions III : Applications
Eli Tziperman
Lecture 1: Warm climates: The Pliocene (2-5 Myr) permanent El Nino and atmospheric superrotation
Poster Awards
and presentations
16:00-16:30 Coffee break/posters
16:30-17:30 Round Table 1  Round Table 2 Social event Round Table 3 Round Table 4
18:00-20:00 Welcome cocktail