
Introduction to Projects on the MCRN Hub
12 Jul 2016
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
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
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.

A Tutorial on Kalman Filters
01 Jun 2016  Presentations
This is an introduction to the Kalman filter, explaining some underlying assumptions, use and extensions of the method.This talk was given on 1072015.

Vegetation patterns in mathematical models, and vegetation patterns in Horn of Africa
21 Apr 2016  Presentations
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....

New averaging results motivated by climate models: fat tails, oscillations, and tipping
10 Dec 2015  Presentations
We review recent results where new averaging approaches are developed and applied in the context of systems with multiple time scales and fat tails and in nonautonomous multiple scale systems with oscillatory forcing. These types of systems appear in a variety of higher dimensional...

Where's the Math in Climate Science?
09 Nov 2015  Presentations
Abstract: Climate science is dominated by the use of largescale models, of which there are only 30 or so around the world. It might then seem that the need for mathematics is limited to areas that directly support the operation of such models. I will explain, by digging into the way the models...

Tipping points and power cuts
18 Jun 2015  Presentations

Who, or what, will tip the big climate models?
18 Jun 2015  Presentations

ICMS Tipping Points: Fundamentals and Applications
13 Jun 2015  Workshops
Objectives: This workshop (September, 2013) brings together mathematicians and statisticians, whose research expertise is relevant to investigating threshold behaviour in complex environmental systems, with the climate scientists and ecologists who exploit mathematical modelling in their research...

Midwest Mathematics and Climate Conference  Day 2 Afternoon Session
12 May 2015  Presentations
Charles Jackson, University of Texas, AustinDualstate Behavior of the Community Climate System ModelIce age climate between 80,000 and 11,000 years ago experienced abrupt (< 10 year) globalscale climate transitions every few thousand years. Evidence and theory suggests such behavior may be...

Midwest Mathematics and Climate Conference
12 May 2015  Workshops
The conference is sponsored by the National Science Foundation, Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications, the Office of Research,College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and the Department of Mathematics, Department of Geography/Atmospheric Science Program, and The...

Introduction to the Mathematics of Climate at UMN  Lecture 18
12 May 2015  Presentations
This is lecture 18 in the series "Introduction to the Mathematics of Climate" offered at the University of Minnesota in 2014 with the support of MCRN and The Institute for Mathematics and its Applications.

Introduction to the Mathematics of Climate at UMN  Lecture 14
12 May 2015  Presentations
This is lecture 14 in the series "Introduction to the Mathematics of Climate" offered at the University of Minnesota in 2014 with the support of MCRN and The Institute for Mathematics and its Applications.

Introduction to the Mathematics of Climate
07 May 2015  Series
This course will investigate the following questions from a mathematical perspective. What determines the Earth's surface temperature? Why does the carbon dioxide in the atmosphere affect the climate? How do changes in the Earth's orbital parameters change the climate? Why has the Earth...

Synchronization in power grid networks
07 May 2015  Presentations
This survey discusses Master Stability Function (MSF) analysis for determining stability of synchronization of coupled oscillators on network. In addition, we briefly discuss the derivation of the Swing equation that determine the dynamics of a node in power grid network, and...

Complex Energy Systems
07 May 2015  Presentations
This is the opening guest lecture for the Electric Grid Focus Group. Dr. Michael Chertkov of Los Alamos National Lab describes the statistical and mathematical problems arising in complex energy systems, including the electric grid and gas networks. Systems with high penetration of...

A Survey of Grid Control and Optimization
07 May 2015  Presentations
This is an introductory survey of how control problems arise on different time scales in electric grid transmission problems. The set up and general form of such problems are considered, along with operational considerations.

An Introduction to Lagrangian Data Assimilation  Part II
23 Mar 2015  Presentations
Lauara Slivinski at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution gives an introduction to Lagrangian Data Assimilation on 11132014.