Environmetrics: 2007 - 2010

Overview

The eventual goal of this project is to develop a multi-site, distributed environmetrics research centre. The main research themes are: statistical and deterministic models in georisk analysis; modelling space-time fields; agroclimate risk analysis; environmental quality assessment, with emphasis on water and linkages to agriculture and species at risk; and modeling changes in the diversity and structure of forests as a consequence of climate change. This project will enable the strong statistics community in the Pacific Northwest to address important environmental questions where deterministic and statistical models are critically important. It is based at UW, UBC and SFU, with the participation of:

Bingham (SFU), Brauer (UBC), Braun (U Western Ontario), Brillinger (UC Berkeley), Campbell (UBC), Dean (SFU), El-Shaarawi (McMaster), Esterby (UBC Okanagan), Gill (UBC Okanagan), Guttorp (UW), Hawkins (UNBC), He (UA), Heckman (UBC), Hergel (Duke U), Johnson (UC), Lindgren (Lend U), Le (UBC), Loeppky (UBC Okanagan), Martell (U Toronto), Nathoo (UVic), Petkau (UBC), Ramsey (McGill), Reed (UVic), Routledge (SFU), Sampson (UW), Schwartz (SFU), Shen (San Diego), Steyn (UBC), Welch (UBC), and Zidek (UBC)

Annual Report2007 - 2008

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2008 - 2009

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Events

Workshop on the Creation of a PIMS Environmetrics Research & Training Centre, Simon Fraser University, Harbour Center Campus, Vancouver, April 10, 2010.

The International Graduate Summer School on Statistics and Climate Modelling, National Center for Atmospheric Research, August 9-13, 2008.

Special Session on Measuring and Managing Forestry Risks at the Summer School in Perceiving, measuring and managing risk: illiquidity, long-term risk, natural resources, UBC, June 30-July 7, 2008.

TIES 2008: 19th Annual Conference of The International Environmetrics Society, UBC Okanagan, June 8-13, 2008.
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Climate Change Impacts on Ecology and the Environment, BIRS, May 4 -9, 2008.
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Data-driven and Physically-based Models for Characterization of Proccesses in Hydrology, Hydraulics, Oceonography and Climate Change, National University of Singapore, January 6-26, 2008.
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International Graduate Institute on Modeling Environmental Spaceā€“Time Processes, University of Washington, July 9-14 2007.
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The International Environmetrics Society North American Regional Conference, University of Washington, June 19-21, 2007.
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Workshop on Applications of Climate Statistics in Agriculture, Regina, Saskatchewan, June 5-7, 2007.
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The Inaugural PIMS Environmetrics Collaborative Research Group Meeting, Semiahmoo, Washington, January 23-24, 2007.
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