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Advanced Course in Climate Time Series Analysis, Hannover, Germany, 20 to 24 January 2014

Registration

  • Email to course@climate-risk-analysis.com
  • 12 to 15 participants; first come, first serve
  • Name, research field, affiliation, address, country, mobile phone; optional: second email address, fax
  • In case: proof of academic affiliation (note that email address is sufficient)
  • Your first email address appears on messages sent to all participants, other details confidential

Included in registration fee

  • Textbook (Mudelsee 2010 Climate Time Series Analysis, Springer, 474 pp.; 1 hardcopy)
  • Lecture (PDF; USB stick)
  • Data and software (Windows: executables and source codes, Linux and Mac: Fortran source codes; USB stick)
  • One month post-course software support
  • Coffee, tea, fruits and snacks

Registration fee (includes 19% VAT)

  • Early registration fee, academic: 1250 EUR
  • Early registration fee, non-academic: 1450 EUR
  • Late registration fee, academic: 1650 EUR
  • Late registration fee, non-academic: 1950 EUR
  • Deadline for course cancellation at a rate of 50% repayment, see Milestone #6; later cancellation means 0% repayment

Organizer

  • Climate Risk Analysis, Schneiderberg 26, 30167 Hannover, Germany
  • Contact person: Dr. Manfred Mudelsee, phone +49 511 70 03 28 91, fax +49 511 70 03 28 92

Bank account

  • Account holder: Dr. Manfred Mudelsee
  • Bank name: Commerzbank Baden-Baden
  • Bank address: Lichtentaler Strasse 27, 76530 Baden-Baden, Germany
  • Sort code: 662 400 02
  • Account number: 350 102 000
  • IBAN: DE83 6624 0002 0350 1020 00
  • BIC: COBADEFFXXX

Course, skills

  • Language: English
  • Level: academic (PhD students and postdocs), industry (researchers and analysts)
  • Audience: Climatologists, Geographers, Geologists, Hydrologists, Meteorologists, Physicists, Risk analysts, Statisticians
  • Basic knowledge in statistics is required (e.g., you should know what "standard deviation" means)
  • Laptop: essential for doing the tutorial, bring your own; Windows system would be preferable but is not mandatory, Linux or Mac also work
  • Data: you are very welcome to bring your own data for analysis!
  • Link: course, general
  • Link: course, this specific one

Course, time schedule

       
0.  Preliminary (badge, book and stick) Mon 13.00  
    Lecture (~1 h) Tutorial (~1.5 h)
1. Introduction Mon 14.00–15.00 Mon 15.30–17.00
2. Persistence Models Tue 9.00–10.00 Tue 10.30–12.00
3. Bootstrap Confidence Intervals Tue 14.00–15.00 Tue 15.30–17.00
4. Regression I Wed 9.00–10.00 Wed 10.30–12.00
5. Spectral Analysis Wed 14.00–15.00 Wed 15.30–17.00
6. Extreme Value Time Series Thur 9.00–10.00 Thur 10.30–12.00
7. Correlation Thur 14.00–15.00 Thur 15.30–17.00
8. Regression II Fri 9.00–10.00 Fri 10.30–12.00
9. Future Directions/Individual Discussions Fri 14.00–15.00 Fri 15.30–17.00

Venue

  • Werkhof Hannover Nordstadt, Schaufelder Strasse 11, 30167 Hannover, Germany
  • Contact: phone +49 511 71 50 22, fax +49 511 71 33 61
  • External Link: Werkhof
  • Barrier-free
  • Lively Nordstadt quarter, many places where to eat and drink
  • May possibly be subject to change (against another location in very close distance)

Accomodation recommendation (accomodation not included in registration fee)

  • Hotel Schlafgut, Kniestrasse 33, 30167 Hannover, Germany (2 minutes walk)
  • Contact: phone +49 511 35 35 60, fax: +49 511 35 35 636
  • External Link: Hotel Schlafgut
  • Single/double at 89/113 EUR per night (no guarantee)
  • Reduced price for nearby gym/wellness of 8.50 EUR per day (no guarantee)
  • Mention other requests in your registration email

Travel

  • Hannover airport: HAJ, take S-Bahn to station "Hannover-Nordstadt" and walk 10 minutes southwards
  • Hannover central railway station: walk 5 minutes to tram station "Kröpcke", take tram #5 (direction "Haltenhoffstrasse") or #6 (direction "Nordhafen"), exit at station "Kopernikusstrasse", walk 5 minutes westwards

Milestones

     
#1 Advertisement (associations, newsgroups) ~10 Sep 2013 Tue
#2 Deadline for early registration 17 Nov 2013 Sun
#3 Confirmation email for early registration, request of payment of early-registration fee 24 Nov 2013 Sun
#4 Deadline for receipt of payment of early-registration fee 15 Dec 2013 Sun
#5 Confirmation email for payment of early-registration fee and information on whether course is being given or early-registration fee is repaid fully 29 Dec 2013 Sun
#6 Deadline for late registration, deadline for course cancellation at a rate of 50% repayment 12 Jan 2014 Sun
#7 Late-registration fee, payment in cash at hotel (Sunday evening) or at site (Monday 13.00) 19 Jan 2014 Sun, 20 Jan 2014 Mon
#8 Start of course 20 Jan 2014 Mon
#9 Receipt for participants (payment of registration fee, VAT) 20 Jan 2014 Mon
#10  End of course 24 Jan 2014 Fri
#11 End of post-course software support period 24 February 2014 Mon

Welcome to Hannover!