Workshop III: Transport Systems in Geography, Geosciences, and Networks

Part of the Long Program Optimal Transport
May 5 - 9, 2008

Schedule


Monday, May 5, 2008

9:00 - 9:50
John Melack (University of California, Santa Barbara (UC Santa Barbara))

Fluxes of water, solutes and gases in ecosystems: A comparative approach
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

10:15 - 11:05
Stephen Morris (University of Toronto)

Order and scale selection in Columnar Joints
PDF Presentation

11:30 - 12:20
2:30 - 3:20
Mina Ossiander (Oregon State University)

Stochastic Representations and Navier-Stokes equations
PDF Presentation

4:00 - 4:50
Donald Turcotte (University of California, Davis (UC Davis))

Applications of Tokunaga Branching
Presentation (PowerPoint File)


Tuesday, May 6, 2008

9:00 - 9:50
10:15 - 11:05
Andrea Bertozzi (University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA))

Sediment Transport in Viscous Fluids
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

11:30 - 12:20
Terence Smith (University of California, Santa Barbara (UC Santa Barbara))

The emergence of channels systems and scalings on eroding landsurfaces

2:30 - 3:20
4:00 - 4:50

Wednesday, May 7, 2008

9:00 - 9:50
Michael Weinstein (Columbia University)

Magma Transport

10:15 - 11:05
11:30 - 12:20
Terri Hogue (University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA))

Improving Global Optimization of Conceptual Hydrologic Models
PDF Presentation

2:30 - 3:20
Victor Chernozhukov (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

 

4:00 - 4:50
Sushil Bikhchandani (University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA))

From the Assignment Model to Combinatorial Auctions
PDF Presentation


Thursday, May 8, 2008

9:00 - 9:50
Dan Rothman (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Channel Network Growth by Subsurface Flow

10:15 - 11:05
Jinqiao Duan (Illinois Institute of Technology)

Transport by Exit under Non-Gaussian Fluctuations
PDF Presentation

11:30 - 12:20
Daniel Schertzer (École Nationale des Ponts-et-Chaussées (ENPC))

Intermittency and Multifractal Transport in Geography, Geosciences and Networks

2:30 - 3:20

Friday, May 9, 2008

9:00 - 9:50
10:15 - 11:05
11:30 - 12:20
Bjorn Birnir (University of California, Santa Barbara (UC Santa Barbara))

Quantifying Stochasticity in Geoscience
Presentation Files (Zip Archive)