Data Assimilation Meetings at Reading

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For autumn term of 2016, these meetings will be from 11.00 to 12.00 in a location announced on a weekly basis. Exceptions of the time are given below. If you have any questions please email.

Date Meeting type Speaker
7 December 2016
Internal Speaker Alison Fowler (University of Reading
On the interaction of a-priori and observation error correlations
30 November 2016
Internal Speaker Amsalework Ejigu (University of Reading)
LETKF experiments with Darcy model in EMPIRE
23 November 2016
Invited Speaker Nick Schutgens (Oxford University)
16 November 2016
No seminar ECMWF seminar
Representing model uncertainty in the ECMWF ensemble system
14 November 2016
URS 2s12 (2 PM)
Invited Speaker Femke Vossepoel (Delft University of Technology)
Data assimilation methodologies for monitoring surface effects of producing hydrocarbon reservoirs
9 November 2016
Invited Speaker Nick Gould, Tyrone Rees and Jennifer Scott (STFC Rutherford Appleton Lab)
Least squares: are we fit for the future?
2 November 2016
Invited Speaker Tom Kent (University of Leeds)
An idealised fluid model for convective-scale NWP: dynamics and data assimilation
26 October 2016
Internal Speaker Chris Thomas (University of Reading)
Using lagged covariances in data assimilation
19 October 2016
No seminar MPE meeting at Imperial College
13 July 2016
Agric 1L08
Invited Speaker Bill Campbell (NRL)
Accounting for Correlated Satellite Observation Error in Variational Data Assimilation
11 July 2016 (Monday)
Met GU01
Invited Speaker Takemasa Miyoshi (RIKEN)
Big Data, Supercomputing, and Data Assimilation
28 June 2016 (Tuesday)
Agriculture 1L14, 12 PM
Invited Speaker Matthias Morzfeld (University of Arizona)
Data assimilation by the Ensemble Kalman filter and other particle filters-- why are 50 ensemble members enough?
08 June 2016
Miller G19
Internal Speaker Polly Smith (UoR)
Estimating atmosphere-ocean forecast error cross-covariances for strongly coupled 4D-Var data assimilation
01 June 2016
10:15 AM, Allen Lab G10
Internal Speaker Philip Browne (UoR)
Tutorial: Introduction to EMPIRE
25 May 2016
Met GU01
Internal Speaker Elske van der Vaart (UoR)
Fitting Mechanistic Computer Simulation Models to Repeated Measures Data using Approximate Bayesian Computation
19 May 2016
URS 2n13
Invited Speaker Naratip Santitissadeekorn (University of Surrey)
Coherent structure approach for parameter estimation in Lagrangian Data Assimilation
18 May 2016
Miller G19
Invited Speaker Steve Penny (University of Maryland)
Ocean and Coupled Data Assimilation: theory, practice, and what lies on the horizon
12 May 2016
URS 2n13
Inivited Speaker Ibrahim Hoteit (KAUST)
Towards an Ensemble Forecasting System for the Red Sea: Algorithmic Developments and Recent Results
11 May 2016
Miller G19
Invited Speaker Nick Whiteley (University of Bristol)
Variance estimation in the particle filter
5 May 2016
Met GU01
Invited Speaker Daryl Kleist (University of Maryland)
Using advanced data assimilation to improve operational predictions from the NCEP Global Forecast System (GFS) model
4 May 2016
Miller G19
Invited Speaker Ulrich Parliz (GAU Gottingen)
Challenging Applications for State and Parameter Estimation in Nonlinear Cardiac Dynamics
27 April 2016
Miller G19
Invited Speaker Daniel Sanz-Alonso (University of Warwick)
Importance Sampling for Data Assimilation
9 March 2016
Agric 1U02
Invited Speaker Lei Ren (NUI Galway)
Assimilation of High-Frequency radar data into a hydrodynamic model for a wind dominated water body
9 March 2016 Internal Speaker David Livings (University of Reading)
Probability in Variational Data Assimilation
12 February 2016
Agric 1L14, 11 AM
Invited Speaker Tijana Janjic-Pfander (LMU)
Approaches to convective scale data assimilation
10 February 2016
Maths 113, 11 AM
Invited Speaker Joaquin Miguez (QUML)
Parallelisation schemes for fast particle filtering
12 January 2016
Tuesday 1:15 PM,
Agric 1L22
Invited Speaker Jonathan Flowerdew (UK Met Office)
Initial trials of a convective-scale ensemble filter

Previous meetings

Background error covariance matrix for a tropospheric temperature profile

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