In Search of Elusive Warning Signals: Tipping Points in Ecology and Economics
Oct
25
5:00 PM17:00

In Search of Elusive Warning Signals: Tipping Points in Ecology and Economics

A recent wave of research has demonstrated the existence of generic Early Warning Signals (EWS’s), in which William "Buz" Brock of RDCEP will give an overview - specifically of what classes of abrupt changes might be predicted (or not predicted) by EWS’s, and at what scales one should have hope of finding these signals. 

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Rossbypalooza
Jul
24
to Jul 29

Rossbypalooza

Rossbypalooza is a week-long workshop bringing together graduate students and postdocs from climate science and statistics. The workshop is part lecture series, part hackathon, with students working in small, interdisciplinary teams on a research problem of their choosing. Topics to be covered include monsoons, El Niño, temperature and precipitation extremes, heat waves, spatial-temporal processes, and extreme value analysis. 

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Energy Breakthroughs: A Glimpse into the Future
May
24
5:15 PM17:15

Energy Breakthroughs: A Glimpse into the Future

An event co-sponsored by the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC), Chicago Innovation Exchange, Argonne National Laboratory, Institute for Molecular Engineering and Clean Energy Trust. Hear from the innovators from Argonne National Lab, who are helping to bring emerging technologies from the lab to the marketplace, through a series of TED-style talks that will present a glimpse into our energy future.

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