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The Mathematics of Natural Catastrophes

Monday October 24th 2011
Organisers: Robert Kerr (warwick), Christian Franzke (British Antarctic Survey)


Talks will be held in Room B3.02, Mathematics Institute, Warwick University

Programme (pdf (PDF Document))

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch in the Mathematics Institute Common Room

13:00 - 14:00 Steven Jewson (Risk Management Solutions)
Mathematical modelling of weather-related natural hazard risk in the insurance industry

14:00 - 15:00 David Stephenson (Exeter)
Clustering of natural catastrophes: statistical modelling of extra-tropical cyclones
15:00 - 15:30 Tea Break in the Mathematics Institute Common Room
15:30 - 16:30 Chris Kilsby (Newcastle)
Some aspects of modelling rainfall extremes in space and time
16:30 - 17:30 Chris Ferro (Exeter)
Probabilistic prediction of extreme weather events
17:30 Drinks, snacks and informal discussions in the Mathematics Institute Common Room