Past events organised by the ESS
10 Oct 2016 Citizen Science
On October 10th 2016, a full day meeting, organised jointly by the BIR, RSS ecological statistics section and the BES (British Ecological Society) took place at the David Attenborough Building in Cambridge. The meeting was attended by 40 people.
15 Sep 2016 Model Averaging: Elephants, Oscars and Spiky Data
On September 15th 2016, a half-day meeting on Model Averaging – organised by the Environmental Statistics section and the East Kent local group of the Royal Statistical Society (RSS) – took place at the University of Kent in Canterbury .
06 Sep 2016 Spatial Statistics: Identifying spatio-temporal trends & clusters in disease risks
The ESS organised an invited session at the RSS conference in Manchester on Spatial Statistics: Identifying spatio-temporal trends & clusters in disease risks. The speakers were Gary Napier and Helen Clough.
24 Aug 2016 Past Earth Network workshop on Assessing Palaeoclimate Uncertainty
The Past Earth Network and the Environmental Statistics Section of the Royal Statistics Society held a three day workshop at Sidney Sussex College in Cambridge. The 50 delegates enjoyed the August sunshine and a variety of talks on the theme of “Assessing Palaeoclimate Uncertainty”. The workshop was organised around 5 themes, and to facilitate the aims of the Past Earth Network, each theme had two speakers - one from climate and one from statistics.
21 Jul 2016 The International Environmetrics Society (TIES) conference
The Environmental Statistics Section of the RSS jointly organized (with the Edinburgh and Glasgow RSS local groups) a session at The International Environmetrics Society (TIES) on 21st July 2016. The event was held at Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh, and the session had 3 speakers each representing one of the RSS groups listed above. The speakers and titles were:
18 Mar 2016 Statistics in Weather and Climate
The meeting focussed on the use of probability and statistics for applications in weather and climate including, climate prediction, paleoclimate and extreme events. Specialists with varying backgrounds and view points were brought together from meteorology, physical modelling, geostatistics or of probabilistic/statistical nature.
18 Mar 2016 Challenges in Modelling and Forecasting Rainfall Meeting
On 18th March 2016, Newcastle University hosted the “Challenges in Modelling and Forecasting Rainfall Meeting” which was jointly supported by the Environmental Statistics Section and the North Eastern Local Group. The meeting attracted an audience of 31 participants, composed mostly of statisticians and hydrologists, with representation from academia, industry and government.