Mathematical Issues and Challenges in Data Assimilation for Geophysical Systems: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

February 22 - 25, 2005

Schedule


Tuesday, February 22, 2005

9:00 - 10:00
Joseph Tribbia (National Center for Atmospheric Research)

Waves, Information and Local Predictability
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

10:30 - 11:30
Chris Snyder (National Center for Atmospheric Research)

An ensemble filtering pot-pourri
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

1:30 - 2:30
3:00 - 4:00
Arthur Krener (University of California at Davis)

Model Based Smoothing of Linear and Nonlinear Processes
PDF Presentation

4:00 - 5:00
Padhraic Smyth (University of California at Irvine)

Graphical Models for Sequential Data Modeling and Forecasting
PDF Presentation


Wednesday, February 23, 2005

9:00 - 9:45
Greg Eyink (Johns Hopkins University)

Entropy-Based Ensemble Prediction Schemes
PDF Presentation

10:15 - 11:00
Carolyn A. Reynolds (Naval Research Laboratory)

Adaptive Observing
Presentation Files (Zip Archive)

11:00 - 11:45
Edriss Titi (University of California at Irvine/Weizmann Institute of Science)

Is Galerkin Projection The Right Scheme?
PDF Presentation

1:30 - 2:15
Leonard A. Smith (London School of Economics)

Indistinguishable States and Data Assimilation
PDF Presentation

4:00 - 4:45
Richard Sowers (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Diffusely-Perturbed Transport of Passive Scalars in Pseudoperiodic Flows
PDF Presentation


Thursday, February 24, 2005

9:00 - 9:45
10:15 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:45
Pierre F.J. Lermusiaux (Harvard University)

Adaptive Sampling, Data assimilation and Adaptive Modeling
PDF Presentation

1:30 - 2:15
2:45 - 3:45
James McWilliams (UCLA)

A View of Earth Observing Systems, Earth System Modeling, and Challenges for Data Assimilation
PDF Presentation


Friday, February 25, 2005

9:00 - 10:00
Istvan Szunyogh (University of Maryland)

Assessing a Local Ensemble Kalman Filter
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

10:30 - 11:30
William W. Symes (Rice University)

Cross-scale interaction in seismic inversion
PDF Presentation

1:30 - 2:30
3:00 - 4:00
Oliver Talagrand (Ecole Normale Supérieure, France)

Some Aspects of Validation of Assimilation Algorithms
PDF Presentation