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Multivariate modeling of large non-stationary spatial and spatio-temporal climate fields

English title Multivariate modeling of large non-stationary spatial and spatio-temporal climate fields
Applicant Furrer Reinhard
Number 143282
Funding scheme Project funding
Research institution Institut für Mathematik Universität Zürich
Institution of higher education University of Zurich - ZH
Main discipline Mathematics
Start/End 01.01.2013 - 31.12.2015
Approved amount 212'405.00
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Keywords (5)

latent Gaussian processes; Gaussian Markov random fields; additive spatial mixed-effects models; large datasets; sparse matrices

Responsible applicant and co-applicants

Employees

Publications

Publication
Asymptotic properties of multivariate tapering for estimation and prediction
Furrer Reinhard, Bachoc Francois, Du Juan (2016), Asymptotic properties of multivariate tapering for estimation and prediction, in Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 149, 177-191.
On the smallest eigenvalues of covariance matrices of multivariate spatial processes
Bachoc Francois, Furrer Reinhard (2016), On the smallest eigenvalues of covariance matrices of multivariate spatial processes, in STAT, 5(1), 102-107.
Bayesian multilevel analysis of variance for relative comparison across sources of global climate model variability
Geinitz Steven, Furrer Reinhard, Sain Stephan R. (2015), Bayesian multilevel analysis of variance for relative comparison across sources of global climate model variability, in International Journal of Climatology, 35(3), 433-443.
Pitfalls in the implementation of Bayesian hierarchical modeling of areal count data: An illustration using BYM and Leroux models
Gerber Florian, Furrer Reinhard (2015), Pitfalls in the implementation of Bayesian hierarchical modeling of areal count data: An illustration using BYM and Leroux models, in Journal of Statistical Software, 63(1), 1-32.
A Cross-Polar Modeling Approach to Hindcast Paleo-Arctic Mega Icebergs: A Storyboard
Furrer Reinhard, Kirchner Nina, Jakobsson Martin (2014), A Cross-Polar Modeling Approach to Hindcast Paleo-Arctic Mega Icebergs: A Storyboard, in Pardo-Igzquiza E. (ed.), Springer, Heidelberg, 41-44.
Statistical modeling of a former Arctic Ocean ice shelf complex using Antarctic analogies
Kirchner Nina, Furrer Reinhard, Jakobsson Martin, Zwally H. Jay, Robbins John (2013), Statistical modeling of a former Arctic Ocean ice shelf complex using Antarctic analogies, in Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 118(2), 1105-1117.

Collaboration

Group / person Country
Types of collaboration
Yann Richet, IRSN France (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
Reto Knutti, Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science, ETHZ Switzerland (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Research Infrastructure
Stephan R. Sain, Institute for Mathematics Applied to Geosciences, NCAR, Boulder United States of America (North America)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication
Francois Bachoc, Toulouse Mathematics Institute, University Paul Sabatier France (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication

Scientific events

Active participation

Title Type of contribution Title of article or contribution Date Place Persons involved
Spatial Statistics 2015 Talk given at a conference Parametrization and computational challenges in multivariate Gaussian Markov random fields modelling 09.06.2015 Avignon, France Molinaro Mattia;
ERCIM 2014 Talk given at a conference An asymptotic framework for multivariate tapering 06.12.2014 Pisa, Italy Furrer Reinhard;
Computational Science Seminar Individual talk Solving computational problems in spatial statistics 05.12.2014 Zürich, Switzerland Furrer Reinhard;
GRF-Sim Workshop Talk given at a conference Fast Update of Conditional Simulation Ensembles 24.11.2014 Bern, Switzerland Chevalier Clément; Molinaro Mattia;
GRF-Sim Workshop Talk given at a conference Quick and dirty: how to (not so quickly) simulate G(M)RF with spam 24.11.2014 Bern, Switzerland Furrer Reinhard;
Kolloquium der Gruppen Klimatologie, Klimafolgenforschung und Fernerkundung Talk given at a conference Spatial modeling of extreme rainfall in Switzerland 19.11.2014 Bern, Switzerland Chevalier Clément;
JSM 2014 Talk given at a conference Tapering for Prediction of Multivariate Spatial Processes 06.08.2014 Boston, United States of America Furrer Reinhard;
Research Seminar, Department of Statistics Individual talk An asymptotic framework for multivariate tapering 25.04.2014 Kansas State University, United States of America Furrer Reinhard;
Spatial Statistics for Environmental and Energy Challenges, KAUST Talk given at a conference Extending tapering to multivariate spatial processes: concepts and illustrations 11.03.2014 Thuwal, Saudi Arabia Furrer Reinhard;
The First International Congress on Seismomatics Talk given at a conference Multivariate spatial modeling for large datasets: backfitting, tapering and spam 08.01.2014 Valparaiso, Chile Furrer Reinhard;
IAMG 2013 Talk given at a conference Statistical modeling of a former Arctic Ocean ice shelf complex using Antarctic analogies 02.09.2013 Madrid, Spain Furrer Reinhard;


Communication with the public

Communication Title Media Place Year
Talks/events/exhibitions Spatial Data in Quantitative Finance International 2015

Associated projects

Number Title Start Funding scheme
175529 Disentangling evidence from huge multivariate space-time data from the earth sciences 01.02.2018 Project funding
144973 Computing equipment 01.05.2013 R'EQUIP

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