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2008/09 MIRaW Day - Climate Change

Monday 13 October 2008

Mathematics and Climate Change

Organiser: Chris Jones

All talks will be the Lecture Room B3.02, Mathematics Institute, Zeeman Building

  • 13:15-14:15 David Stainforth (Exeter) Climate Science and Decision Support: Interpreting Today’s Experiments, Designing Tomorrow’s
  • 14:15-15:30 Panel Discussion: Climate Change, Decision Making and the Low Carbon Initiative at Warwick, John McGee, Professor of Strategic Management and Associate Dean, Corporate Relations, Warwick Business School, David Elmes, Academic Director, Global Energy Programme, Warwick Business School, Christoph Ungemach, Research Fellow, Department of Psychology, University of Warwick
  • 15:30-16:00 Tea in Mathematics Common Room
  • 16:00-17:00 Jonathan Rougier (Bristol) Model-based Palaeo-climate Reconstruction, and Climate Prediction
    Abstract: Data from palaeoclimates allows us to validate our climate models on 'fresh' observations, and to reduce our uncertainty about future climate predictions. Here we show the first step in this process, model-based palaeoclimate reconstruction, and indicate how the next steps will proceed.
  • 17:00-18:00 Reception in Mathematics Common Room