[ES_JOBS_NET] Graduate Workshop on Environmental Data Analytics - July 25-29, 2016, NCAR, Boulder CO.
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Date: Wed, 30 Mar 2016 09:32:49 -0400
From: =?windows-1252?Q?Andrew_Finley?= <finleya at MSU.EDU>
Subject: Graduate Workshop on Environmental Data Analytics - July 25-29,
2016, NCAR, Boulder CO.
Third Annual Graduate Workshop on Environmental Data Analytics - July 25-=
29, 2016, NCAR, Boulder CO.
This workshop series is designed to help prepare the next generation of=20=
researchers and practitioners to work within, and contribute to, the data=
rich era. Each workshop will bring together graduate students and senior=20=
scientists in environmental statistics and related fields to explore=20
contemporary topics in applied environmental data modeling.
The workshop will consist of hands-on computing and modeling tutorials,=20=
presentations from graduate student participants, and invited talks from=20=
early career and established leaders in environmental data modeling.=20
Tutorials and invited talks will address useful ideas and tools directly=20=
applicable to student participants' current and future research.=20
Workshop participants will:
*Develop new modeling and computing skills through hands-on analyses and=20=
lectures led by quantitative scientists
*Share research findings and explore open questions within and at the=20
interface of environmental, ecological, climatic, and statistical science=
*Learn about the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and=20
National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) data resources that can=20=
facilitate scientific discovery
*Climate data analytics: Doug Nychka, Institute for Mathematics Applied t=
*Introduction to Bayesian statistics and modeling for environmental and=20=
ecological data: Alix Gitelman, Department of Statistics, Oregon State=20=
*Hierarchical models for spatio-temporal data analysis: Andrew Finley,=20=
Department of Forestry, Michigan State University
Twenty five graduate students in environmental, ecological, climatic, and=
statistical science fields will be selected to participate in this year's=
There is no registration fee. Lodging will be at CU-Boulder Bear Creek=20=
apartments and daily transportation to NCAR Mesa Lab and NEON is covered =
the sponsors (NSF, NCAR, IMAGe, and SAMSI). Participants will only be=20=
responsible for travel to Boulder and meals.
Application materials are due April 8 and notification will occur around=20=
April 15. Please see www2.cisl.ucar.edu/events/workshops/3rd-data-analyti=
cs for application details.
Please email Andrew Finley finleya at msu.edu with any questions.
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