Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Climate Informatics Workshop 2014 - Boulder

The amount of observational and model-simulated data within the climate sciences has grown at an accelerating rate since the early 1980s. The increasing amount of available data creates many opportunities for researchers in machine learning and statistics to partner with climate scientists in the development of new methods for interdisciplinary knowledge discovery.
Climate informatics broadly refers to any research combining climate science with approaches from statistics, machine learning and data mining. The Climate Informatics workshop series, now in its third year, seeks to bring together researchers from all of these areas. We aim to stimulate the discussion of new ideas, foster new collaborations, grow the climate informatics community, and thus accelerate discovery across disciplinary boundaries.
The format of the workshop seeks to overcome cross-disciplinary language barriers and to emphasize communication between participants by featuring tutorials, invited talks, panel discussions, posters and break-out sessions. The programs of previous workshops can be found here (CI 2013, CI 2012, CI 2011). We invite all researchers interested in learning about critical issues and opportunities in the field of climate informatics to join us, whether established in the field or just starting out.

Important Dates
Friday, July 25, 2014 Poster abstracts due
Friday, August 15, 2014 Author notification
Friday, August 15, 2014 Travel fellowship notification
Friday, September 5 2014 Revised abstracts due
Thursday-Friday, September 25-26, 2014 Workshop takes place at NCAR, in Boulder, CO       

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