• Society in the Anthropocene Conference 24 June 2013, 9.00 AM - 24 June 2013, 9.00 AM
  • CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW - Transport and the economy – evaluating transport infrastructure and its long term benefits 18 January 2013, 1.00 PM - 18 January 2013, 1.00 PM
  • Developing impact in the natural sciences 1 February 2013, 12.00 PM - 1 February 2013, 12.00 PM
  • Cabot Institute Public Lecture - Communicating climate: rethinking the role of scientists 1 March 2013, 6.00 PM - 1 March 2013, 6.00 PM
  • The impact of farming, urbanisation and alien planting on biodiversity 17 January 2013, 7.30 PM - 17 January 2013, 7.30 PM
  • Using evidence to prevent deaths from pesticide poisoning in rural Asia 31 January 2013, 4.00 PM - 31 January 2013, 4.00 PM
  • SOLD OUT: Cabot Institute/CREDIBLE summer school 2013 - Risk and uncertainty in natural hazards 15 July 2013, 9.00 AM - 15 July 2013, 9.00 AM
  • Nuclear Futures Conference: Linking policy and technology 25 March 2013, 9.00 AM - 25 March 2013, 9.00 AM
  • Subglacial Lake Ellsworth, West Antarctica: review of recent fieldwork and future plans 16 January 2013, 4.00 PM - 16 January 2013, 4.00 PM
  • Come and help the bees/gardeners question time 2 March 2013, 7.30 PM - 2 March 2013, 7.30 PM
  • SOLD OUT: Grow your own veg with David Hamilton 23 February 2013, 10.00 AM - 23 February 2013, 10.00 AM
  • From on high to the roadside: scalar aesthetics and the Canadian Oil Sands 28 January 2013, 5.00 PM - 28 January 2013, 5.00 PM
  • Chris Rapley postgraduate session 1 March 2013, 3.00 PM - 1 March 2013, 3.00 PM
  • Gemma Harper, chief social researcher for Defra: Putting people at the heart of policy-making 5 February 2013, 1.00 PM - 5 February 2013, 1.00 PM
  • Natural systems and processes poster session 11 March 2013, 2.00 PM - 11 March 2013, 2.00 PM
  • Complexity sciences aspects of traffic flow modelling and human mobility 30 January 2013, 2.00 PM - 30 January 2013, 2.00 PM
  • Climate change, flow regimes and effects on riverine communities, with particular reference to Arctic and alpine areas 6 February 2013, 4.00 PM - 6 February 2013, 4.00 PM
  • Faculty of Engineering research and industry reception 25 February 2013, 3.00 PM - 25 February 2013, 3.00 PM
  • CANCELLED- Global change seminar: Prof. Richard Brazier Dept of Geography, University of Exeter 26 February 2013, 4.00 PM - 26 February 2013, 4.00 PM
  • Fine sediment in river catchments: sources, ecological impacts and targeting management 8 May 2013, 4.00 PM - 8 May 2013, 4.00 PM
  • Global change seminar: Dr Manoj Joshi University of East Anglia 5 June 2013, 4.00 PM - 5 June 2013, 4.00 PM
  • From blue sky to green skies – developing future environmentally friendly aircraft 20 March 2013, 6.00 PM - 20 March 2013, 6.00 PM
  • Designing huge wind turbines - the technology and the thrill! 28 February 2013, 5.30 PM - 28 February 2013, 5.30 PM
  • Climate change talk: Application of boron isotopes using LA-MC-ICP-MS for pH 7 March 2013, 4.00 PM - 7 March 2013, 4.00 PM
  • Water engineering in a hot, flat and crowded world 13 March 2013, 6.00 PM - 13 March 2013, 6.00 PM
  • How can landslide risk accumulation be reduced? 26 February 2013, 12.00 PM - 26 February 2013, 12.00 PM
  • Engineers Without Borders Bristol event with Frank Water and The Converging World 26 February 2013, 7.00 PM - 26 February 2013, 7.00 PM
  • Butterfly life history, anthropogenic evolution and phonological synchrony with host plants in the context of climate change 25 February 2013, 1.05 PM - 25 February 2013, 1.05 PM
  • Agriculture's effect on a tropical forest bird: from cradle to grave 5 March 2013, 5.00 PM - 5 March 2013, 5.00 PM
  • Physical Geography seminar: What can paleo-data tell us about Ice Age Southern Hemisphere westerly winds? 13 March 2013, 4.00 PM - 13 March 2013, 4.00 PM
  • Book launch: Risk and uncertainty assessment for natural hazards 18 April 2013, 4.00 PM - 18 April 2013, 4.00 PM
  • Volcano Risk Lunch - How to use Bayesian Belief Networks for forecasting volcanic activity on Montserrat 26 March 2013, 12.00 PM - 26 March 2013, 12.00 PM
  • 2nd workshop on Pliocene climate 9 September 2013, 9.00 AM - 9 September 2013, 9.00 AM
  • Vegetation/Climate Discussion Group: Impacts of Amazonian deforestation on climate 4 March 2013, 1.00 PM - 4 March 2013, 1.00 PM
  • Cabot lunchtime lecture: Climate change adaptation and aid 20 March 2013, 1.00 PM - 20 March 2013, 1.00 PM
  • BRIDGE talk: The North Atlantic subpolar circulation in a VERY high-resolution ocean model (NEMO)...and MEDGATE 20 March 2013, 1.00 PM - 20 March 2013, 1.00 PM
  • BIG Green Week: Energised communities - research in practice 21 June 2013, 10.00 AM - 21 June 2013, 10.00 AM
  • Global Energy Systems Conference 2013 26 June 2013, 9.00 AM - 26 June 2013, 9.00 AM
  • Volcano Risk Lunch - decision making in volcanic crises 23 April 2013, 12.00 PM - 23 April 2013, 12.00 PM
  • Convocation Lecture 2013: Biodiversity in Europe 22 May 2013, 6.30 PM - 22 May 2013, 6.30 PM
  • Science Faculty Colloquium: Plastic semiconductor materials for solar energy conversion 18 April 2013, 4.00 PM - 18 April 2013, 4.00 PM
  • Juggling photons and electrons: Light entertainment for electrical engineers 2 May 2013, 6.00 PM - 2 May 2013, 6.00 PM
  • Spatio-temporal modelling workshop 29 May 2013, 9.00 AM - 29 May 2013, 9.00 AM
  • BIG Green Week: Oil Common Room 19 June 2013, 6.00 PM - 19 June 2013, 6.00 PM
  • Archiving Oil (as part of Museums Night) 16 May 2013, 6.00 PM - 16 May 2013, 6.00 PM
  • Earth Hour film screening of Thin Ice - the inside story of climate science 22 April 2013, 5.15 PM - 22 April 2013, 5.15 PM
  • Can we trust climate models? 7 June 2013, 5.45 PM - 7 June 2013, 5.45 PM
  • SOLD OUT: BIG Green Week: Poverty, energy and social justice 18 June 2013, 6.00 PM - 18 June 2013, 6.00 PM
  • James Wong talks about ethnomedicine in the 21st Century 25 April 2013, 7.30 PM - 25 April 2013, 7.30 PM
  • Physical Geography seminar: What lies beneath? Subglacial processes under cold ice 19 April 2013, 4.00 PM - 19 April 2013, 4.00 PM
  • Physical Geography seminar: Quantifying iron fluxes to the ocean 1 May 2013, 4.00 PM - 1 May 2013, 4.00 PM
  • The David Blockley Lecture in Systems: Economic Impact Assessment of Malfunctions of Production Capital and Critical Infrastructure by Earthquakes 25 April 2013, 5.30 PM - 25 April 2013, 5.30 PM
  • Discussion meeting on igneous processes and crustal dynamics in the Central Andes 14 May 2013, 9.30 AM - 14 May 2013, 9.30 AM
  • Increasing physical realism in hydrological models 19 April 2013, 1.00 PM - 19 April 2013, 1.00 PM
  • Communicating the changes we are committed to in a 400ppm world - a brainstorming session 13 May 2013, 1.00 PM - 13 May 2013, 1.00 PM
  • Sustainable landscapes for the future: Research, design and management 18 July 2013, 9.30 AM - 18 July 2013, 9.30 AM
  • Volcano risk lunch - how good do natural hazard assessments need to be 7 May 2013, 12.00 PM - 7 May 2013, 12.00 PM
  • Measuring atmospheric CO2, CH4 and their isotopes using novel methods 7 May 2013, 12.30 PM - 7 May 2013, 12.30 PM
  • Transforming policy & politics: The future of the state in the 21st century 18 September 2013, 9.00 AM - 18 September 2013, 9.00 AM
  • Oligocene discussion day 16 May 2013, 10.30 AM - 16 May 2013, 10.30 AM
  • Duncan Wass inaugural lecture: Molecular alchemy – catalysis as the applied philosopher’s stone 8 May 2013, 6.00 PM - 8 May 2013, 6.00 PM
  • Jim Freer inagural lecture: An inexact science: Hydrology, uncertainty and understanding real world systems 14 May 2013, 6.00 PM - 14 May 2013, 6.00 PM
  • Boat tour to the Floating Ballast Seed Garden 18 May 2013, 5.30 PM - 18 May 2013, 5.30 PM
  • International Fascination of Plants Day 19 May 2013, 10.00 AM - 19 May 2013, 10.00 AM
  • Sir John Beddington inaugural lecture: The challenges of the 21st Century 30 May 2013, 5.30 PM - 30 May 2013, 5.30 PM
  • Global Change Seminar: Dr Ellen Thomas (Yale, UoB) 15 May 2013, 1.00 PM - 15 May 2013, 1.00 PM
  • Global Change seminar: One giant leap for mankind 15 May 2013, 4.00 PM - 15 May 2013, 4.00 PM
  • Global Change seminar: Dr Kirsty Edgar (Cardiff University) 16 May 2013, 4.00 PM - 16 May 2013, 4.00 PM
  • Global Change seminar: Did iron cause a productivity spike in the Northwest Pacific 14,000 years ago? 29 May 2013, 1.00 PM - 29 May 2013, 1.00 PM
  • Volcano risk lunch - understanding volcano-seismic crises at volcanoes 21 May 2013, 12.00 PM - 21 May 2013, 12.00 PM
  • Extraordinary flora 25 June 2013, 6.30 PM - 25 June 2013, 6.30 PM
  • Cabot lunchtime lecture: Community action for climate change in the Caribbean 7 June 2013, 1.00 PM - 7 June 2013, 1.00 PM
  • Methodology in climate science 4 June 2013, 10.00 AM - 4 June 2013, 10.00 AM
  • Volcano risk lunch - journal tracking 4 June 2013, 12.00 PM - 4 June 2013, 12.00 PM
  • SOLD OUT! Black Box Workshop: Multidisciplinary approaches to uncertainty 11 July 2013, 9.00 AM - 11 July 2013, 9.00 AM
  • Bristol Festival of Nature 2013 15 June 2013, 9.00 AM - 15 June 2013, 9.00 AM
  • BIG Green Week 2013 15 June 2013, 10.00 AM - 15 June 2013, 10.00 AM
  • Cabot Institute in the media 17 July 2013, 1.00 PM - 17 July 2013, 1.00 PM
  • Bristol Solar City Pavilion 21 June 2013, 10.00 AM - 21 June 2013, 10.00 AM
  • Cabot Institute Directorship presentations 28 June 2013, 10.00 AM - 28 June 2013, 10.00 AM
  • Penguins on film 4 September 2013, 6.00 PM - 4 September 2013, 6.00 PM
  • Volcano risk lunch - practical implementation of risk assessments at volcano observatories 2 July 2013, 12.00 PM - 2 July 2013, 12.00 PM
  • Volcano risk lunch - volcano landslides 16 July 2013, 12.00 PM - 16 July 2013, 12.00 PM
  • Stromboli volcano: Explosions, emissions and experiments 17 October 2013, 6.00 PM - 17 October 2013, 6.00 PM
  • Bristol Festival of Ideas: Jared Diamond 27 September 2013, 6.30 PM - 27 September 2013, 6.30 PM
  • Geothermal Workshop 19 August 2013, 10.00 AM - 19 August 2013, 10.00 AM
  • Volcano risk lunch - journal tracking 10 September 2013, 12.00 PM - 10 September 2013, 12.00 PM
  • Volcano risk lunch - Alert levels 24 September 2013, 12.00 PM - 24 September 2013, 12.00 PM
  • Cabot Institute public lecture: Climate and societies 9 September 2013, 6.30 PM - 9 September 2013, 6.30 PM
  • Low-temperature oxidation chemistry of biofuels - insights from experiment and theory 16 July 2013, 10.00 AM - 16 July 2013, 10.00 AM
  • Live question and answer session with our experts 25 July 2013, 1.00 PM - 25 July 2013, 1.00 PM
  • Animal movement in confined space: from space use patterns to epidemic spread 6 December 2013, 9.00 AM - 6 December 2013, 9.00 AM
  • Towards low carbon, climate resilient cities? 10 October 2013, 4.00 PM - 10 October 2013, 4.00 PM
  • Follow the buzz to the Botanic Garden's bee and pollination festival 7 September 2013, 5.00 PM - 7 September 2013, 5.00 PM
  • Cabot Mingle 2013 2 October 2013, 1.00 PM - 2 October 2013, 1.00 PM
  • Ash dieback - causes, effects and associated issues 19 September 2013, 7.30 PM - 19 September 2013, 7.30 PM
  • Wastewater profiling at a community level: a new paradigm in epidemiological studies of public health 1 October 2013, 12.45 PM - 1 October 2013, 12.45 PM
  • Functional materials and the environment forum 19 September 2013, 9.30 AM - 19 September 2013, 9.30 AM
  • Elements of the Anthropocene - Earth 15 October 2013, 3.00 PM - 15 October 2013, 3.00 PM
  • Elements of the Anthropocene - Air 30 October 2013, 3.00 PM - 30 October 2013, 3.00 PM
  • Elements of the Anthropocene - Water 14 November 2013, 3.00 PM - 14 November 2013, 3.00 PM
  • CANCELLED! Elements of the Anthropocene - Fire 3 December 2013, 3.00 PM - 3 December 2013, 3.00 PM
  • SOLD OUT! Reducing scientific uncertainty about climate change 21 October 2013, 6.00 PM - 21 October 2013, 6.00 PM
  • Creative Engagements for Sustainability: Art, Writing and Imagination 27 November 2013, 9.30 AM - 27 November 2013, 9.30 AM
  • Research Frontiers in Decommissioning and Radioactive Waste Management 8 October 2013, 9.00 AM - 8 October 2013, 9.00 AM
  • Ecohydrology of grasslands 9 October 2013, 4.00 PM - 9 October 2013, 4.00 PM
  • Volcano Risk Lunch - The dynamics of co-ignimbrite plumes 8 October 2013, 12.00 PM - 8 October 2013, 12.00 PM
  • Workshop: How might universities best contribute to societies’ conversations about the future? 19 November 2013, 9.00 AM - 19 November 2013, 9.00 AM
  • Thinking Futures Festival - The transport debate 4 November 2013, 6.00 PM - 4 November 2013, 6.00 PM
  • The culture of markets: The political economy of climate governance 10 December 2013, 4.00 PM - 10 December 2013, 4.00 PM
  • Sharing UK LIDAR and flood mapping experience with the Philippines - 18 months on 17 October 2013, 1.00 PM - 17 October 2013, 1.00 PM
  • Enterprise and sustainability: Future thinking in curricular approaches 9 January 2014, 9.30 AM - 9 January 2014, 9.30 AM
  • SOLD OUT: BBC Radio 4 - Shared Planet live recording 29 November 2013, 6.00 PM - 29 November 2013, 6.00 PM
  • Volcano Risk Lunch - The forecasting no mans land: Interpreting monitoring observables and analysing eruption records 22 October 2013, 12.00 PM - 22 October 2013, 12.00 PM
  • Patterns of bacterial biodiversity in Antarctica - what can we learn from them? 23 October 2013, 4.00 PM - 23 October 2013, 4.00 PM
  • Jerwood Drawing Prize: A one-off screening of selected moving image works by Neville Gabie, Cabot Institute Artist in Residence 25 October 2013, 6.00 PM - 25 October 2013, 6.00 PM
  • Danceroom Spectroscopy Festival 25 October 2013, 10.00 AM - 25 October 2013, 10.00 AM
  • Precession and obliquity forcing of the freshwater budget over the Mediterranean 20 November 2013, 4.00 PM - 20 November 2013, 4.00 PM
  • Dynamics and deposits of the world’s largest rivers 1 November 2013, 4.00 PM - 1 November 2013, 4.00 PM
  • Can topography reveal the nature, rates and trajectory of landscape change? 27 November 2013, 4.00 PM - 27 November 2013, 4.00 PM
  • Cabot Institute seminar: Hydrologic and geomorphological risk analysis after the 1980 Mt. St Helens eruption 14 November 2013, 1.00 PM - 14 November 2013, 1.00 PM
  • The green death and other necessities: a beginner’s guide to sustainable healthcare 28 November 2013, 6.00 PM - 28 November 2013, 6.00 PM
  • Science Faculty Colloquium: Continental deformation and seismic hazard - what are the rules? 5 November 2013, 4.00 PM - 5 November 2013, 4.00 PM
  • Physical Geography Seminar: Can topography reveal the nature, rates and trajectory of landscape change? 27 November 2013, 4.00 PM - 27 November 2013, 4.00 PM
  • Taming the wilful ignorance monster: Scientific uncertainty and climate change 7 November 2013, 1.00 PM - 7 November 2013, 1.00 PM
  • IPCC - the inside story 16 December 2013, 1.00 PM - 16 December 2013, 1.00 PM
  • Hydrologic discoveries in the Congo Basin 5 December 2013, 5.00 PM - 5 December 2013, 5.00 PM
  • CANCELLED! Reconstructing damaging volcanic processes through engineering 3 December 2013, 6.00 PM - 3 December 2013, 6.00 PM
  • Climate journal club - Palaeocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum 10 December 2013, 10.00 AM - 10 December 2013, 10.00 AM
  • Sharing the costs of rainforest protection 27 November 2013, 4.30 PM - 27 November 2013, 4.30 PM
  • Biological Sciences Roundtable Talks on bats, worms and the Tree of Life 11 January 2014, 4.00 PM - 11 January 2014, 4.00 PM
  • Cabot Institute/CREDIBLE Summer School 2013

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    Monday

    No reading

    Tuesday

    Jonty Rougier

    Download R for your laptops.

    Risk assessment and uncertainty in natural hazards [PDF, 197 KB]

    Quantifying hazard losses [PDF, 204 KB]

    Model and data limitations: the sources and implications of epistemic uncertainty [PDF, 250 KB]

    Early warning systems as a statistical decision problem (PDF, 1,205kB) handout [PDF, 1.17 MB]

    Wednesday

    Willy Aspinall

    Quantifying scientific uncertainty from expert judgement elicitation (PDF, 337kB) [PDF, 337 KB]

    Structured elicitation of expert judgement for probabilistic hazard and risk assessment in volcanic eruptions (PDF, 350kB) [PDF, 350 KB]

    A route to more tractable expert advice (PDF, 1,235kB) [PDF, 1.20 MB]

    An expert judgement assessment of future sea level rise from the ice sheets (PDF, 566kB) [PDF, 566 KB]

    Expert elicitation handout (PDF, 1,064kB) [PDF, 1.03 MB]

    Expert judgement handout (PDF, 1,325kB) [PDF, 1.29 MB]

    Expert elicitation case studies (PDF, 1,511kB) [PDF, 1.47 MB]

    Tamsin Edwards

    Practical (PDF, 857kB) [PDF, 858 KB]

    Predicting snow velocity in large chute flows under different environmental conditions (PDF, 1,982kB) [PDF, 1.9 MB]

    Dimension reduction via principal variables (PDF, 371kB) [PDF, 371 KB]

    Thursday

    Thorsten Wagener

    Practical sensitivity analysis for environmental modelling [PDF, 9.47 MB]

    Francesca Pianosi

    LeafCatch.txt

    R_Leaf Catchment.pdf (PDF, 2,477kB)

    Friday

    No reading

    Other information

    Attendee list (PDF, 158kB) [PDF, 158 KB]