Climate and Weather Extremes Tutorial

The Capacity Center for Climate and Weather Extremes (C3WE/MMM) is hosting a Climate and Weather Extremes Tutorial designed for students, researchers, and professionals who are interested in climate and weather extremes. The Tutorial will cover approaches to analyzing and modeling extremes, as well as methods to understand and characterize uncertainty. The Tutorial will also feature a clinic focused on workflows for accelerated science discoveries and overcoming barriers to understanding and predicting weather and climate extremes.

The Tutorial consists of both lectures and hands-on laboratory exercises, which will be taught by a team of NCAR climate scientists and members of the NSF Earthcube ASSET (Accelerating Scientific WorkflowS using Earthcube Technologies) project.

The Climate and Weather Extremes Tutorial will be offered over a 3-day period from Wednesday August 1– Friday August 3, 2018 at the NCAR Foothills Laboratory, Boulder, Colorado. 

Topics include:

  • Extremes under climate change: State of the science
  • Approaches to characterizing and predicting extremes
    • Dynamical modeling frameworks for extremes
    • Statistical modeling of extreme values and characteristics
  • Evaluating and validating extremes in climate models
  • Understanding sources of uncertainty
  • Challenges and advances in convective extremes
  • Improving workflows to accelerate science & discovery


Room Number: 
1022-Large Auditorium

Type of event:

Will this event be webcast to the public by NCAR|UCAR?: 
Calendar Timing: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 8:30am to Friday, August 3, 2018 - 5:00pm

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