
Topics from Biogeochemistry  Webinar, January 11, 2016
20 Jan 2016  Contributor(s):: Hans G Kaper
In this talk I give some examples of mathematical problems in biogeochemistry. The talk is based on Chapter 18 of "Mathematics & Climate" by Hans Kaper and Hans Engler, OT131, SIAM, Philadelphia,...

OptIC project: An intercomparison of optimization techniques for parameter estimation in terrestrial biogeochemical models
20 Sep 2015
A comparison of different optimization techniques for parameter estimation for a very simple ecosystem model (2 ODEs).

The REFLEX project: Comparing different algorithms and implementations for the inversion of a terrestrial ecosystem model against eddy covariance data
20 Sep 2015
A comparison of parameter estimation techniques for a simplified ecosystem model. A followon to the OpTIC study with a more complex model (DALEC).

Minimal Complexity Paleoclimate Modeling: Connection between the carbon cycle and glacial cycles
18 May 2015   Contributor(s):: Samantha Oestreicher
Annotated bibliography by Samantha Oestreicher for Minimal Complexity Paleoclimate Modeling Concerned with the Connection between the Carbon Cycle and the Glacial Cycles.

Midwest Mathematics and Climate Conference
12 May 2015 
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 10
12 May 2015   Contributor(s):: Richard McGehee
This is lecture 10 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 5
12 May 2015   Contributor(s):: Richard McGehee
This is lecture 5 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 4
12 May 2015   Contributor(s):: Richard McGehee
This is lecture 4 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 3
12 May 2015   Contributor(s):: Richard McGehee
This is lecture 3 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 2
12 May 2015   Contributor(s):: Richard McGehee
This is lecture 2 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 1
07 May 2015   Contributor(s):: Richard McGehee
This is lecture 1 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   Contributor(s):: Richard McGehee
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...