
Introduction to Projects on the MCRN Hub
12 Jul 2016  Contributor(s): Colin James Grudzien
This is a tutorial video demonstrating the main features of projects, including the newsfeed, task assignment and file sharing.

Introduction to Groups on the MCRN Hub Part II
08 Jul 2016  Contributor(s): Colin James Grudzien
This is the second of two video tutorials on using groups in the MCRN Hub. This video will demonstrate how to create a group and manage group settings.

Video Tutorials on the MCRN Hub
27 Jun 2016  Series
These video tutorials will get you and your collaborators started using the MCRN Hub! See the episode list below to see what topics are covered.

Introduction to Groups on the MCRN Hub Part I
27 Jun 2016  Presentations  Contributor(s): Colin James Grudzien
This is the first of two video tutorials on using groups in the MCRN Hub. This video will give a tour of the basic functionality of groups while the following video will demonstrate how to create a group and manage group settings.

Introduction to the MCRN Hub
19 Jun 2016  Presentations  Contributor(s): Colin James Grudzien
This video gives a basic overview of the Hub and its featuressee other videos for details on how to use the components of the MCRN Hub.

Hybrid EnKF and Particle Filter: Langrangian DA and Parameter Estimation
02 Jun 2016  Presentations  Contributor(s): Christopher KRT Jones, naratip santitissadeekorn
This is a talk delivered at the Imperial College meeting on Stochastic Modeling in GFD, Data Assimilation and Nonequilibrium Phenomena on 1142015. This talk presents joint research by Chris Jones at UNCCH and Naratip Santitissandeekorn on hybrid data assimilation methods.

A Tutorial on Kalman Filters
01 Jun 2016  Presentations  Contributor(s): Colin James Grudzien
This is an introduction to the Kalman filter, explaining some underlying assumptions, use and extensions of the method.This talk was given on 1072015.

Hybrid Data Assimilation Techniques and Applications
25 May 2016  Presentations  Contributor(s): Erik Van Vleck
Data assimilation provides a framework for incorporating data or observations into models for both state space and parameter estimation. In this talk we discuss the development of some hybrid data assimilation techniques based upon shadowing refinement. These techniques employ dimension...

Simple models of the Indian summer monsoon
04 May 2016  Presentations  Contributor(s): Amit Apte
The Indian summer monsoon is a dramatic multiscale, multiphysics event that has a profound impact on the food security of more than a billion people. Predictions for the monsoon rainfall using presentday general circulation models are often wide of the mark, with serious consequences for the...

Chaotic Dynamical Systems
04 May 2016  Series  Contributor(s): Christopher KRT Jones
These collected lectures introduce two classical chaotic dynamical systems  the Bernoulli shift and the Horseshoe map. This short lecture series was part of the MCRN Mathematics of Climate Modelling Course taught at the University of North Carolina by Chris Jones in 2013. This course was a...

Geometric Dynamical Systems: Manifolds and Stability
04 May 2016  Series  Contributor(s): Christopher KRT Jones
These collected lectures go over key concepts in the derivation stable, unstable and neutral manifold theorems. The attached PDF notes in the supporting documents expand on these lectures. This short lecture series was part of the MCRN Mathematics of Climate Modelling Course taught at the...

Geometric Dynamical Systems: Manifolds and Stability Part I
04 May 2016  Presentations  Contributor(s): Christopher KRT Jones
This is the first part of a series of dynamical systems lectures on the center, stable and unstable manifold theorems. This short lecture series was part of the MCRN Mathematics of Climate Modelling Course taught at the University of North Carolina by Chris Jones in 2013. This course was a...

Chaotic Dynamical Systems: the Horseshoe Map
04 May 2016  Presentations  Contributor(s): Christopher KRT Jones
This is the second part of a series of lectures on chaotic dynamics, and focuses on the Horseshoe Map. This short lecture series was part of the MCRN Mathematics of Climate Modelling Course taught at the University of North Carolina by Chris Jones in 2013. This course was a second year graduate...

Chaotic Dynamical Systems: the Bernoulli Shift
04 May 2016  Presentations  Contributor(s): Christopher KRT Jones
This is the first part of a series of lectures on chaotic dynamics, and focuses on the Bernoulli shift. This short lecture series was part of the MCRN Mathematics of Climate Modelling Course taught at the University of North Carolina by Chris Jones in 2013. This course was a second...

Geometric Dynamical Systems: Manifolds and Stability Part III
04 May 2016  Presentations  Contributor(s): Christopher KRT Jones
This is the final part of a series of dynamical systems lectures on the center, stable and unstable manifold theorems. This is background lecture 3.1C for the Mathematics of Climate Modelling course.

Geometric Dynamical Systems: Manifolds and Stability Part II
04 May 2016  Presentations  Contributor(s): Christopher KRT Jones
This is the second part of a series of dynamical systems lectures on the center, stable and unstable manifold theorems. This is background lecture 3.1B for the Mathematics of Climate Modelling course.

Deriving the SWM Lecture 3: Barotropic Vorticity Equations
04 May 2016  Presentations  Contributor(s): Christopher KRT Jones
This lecture develops the barotropic vorticity equations for the shallow water model. This is background lecture 2.1C in the Mathematics of Climate Modelling course.

Deriving the SWM Lecture 2: Stream Functions for Velocity Fields
04 May 2016  Presentations  Contributor(s): Christopher KRT Jones
This lecture develops the formulation of the stream function for the velocity field of the shallow water equation. his is the second in a series of short lectures on deriving the shallow water model, given by Chris Jones in 2013.

Deriving the SWM Lecture 1: Conservation of Potential Vorticity
04 May 2016  Presentations  Contributor(s): Christopher KRT Jones
This lecture develops the conservation equation for potential vorticity in the shallow water model.

Vegetation patterns in mathematical models, and vegetation patterns in Horn of Africa
21 Apr 2016  Presentations  Contributor(s): Mary Silber, Karna Gowda
Visually striking largescale spatial patterns of vegetation have been observed in semiarid regions in the Americas, Africa and Australia. These have led to suggestions by theoretical ecologists that certain characteristics of the patterns may serve as earlywarning signs of desertification....