Teaching

Teaching for 2018/19

         MA1MSP - Mathematical and Statistical Programming tutorials (Autumn term)

 

         MA3NAT - Numerical Analysis II - Numerical Linear Algebra (Spring term)

Previous teaching

         Data assimilation for MPECDT course

 

         Provision of simple models to illustrate data assimilation.
These models are freely available to download for educational use and personal study.
 

         Summer schools in data assimilation:

o   May 2002 - NATO Advanced Study Institute, Data Assimilation for the Earth System. Maratea, Italy.

o   August 2004 - ENVISAT summer school, Earth System Monitoring and Modelling. Frascati, Italy.

o   September 2004 - ISSAOS summer school, Atmospheric Data Assimilation. L'Aquila, Italy.

o   August 2006 - EO summer school, Earth System Monitoring and Modelling. Frascati, Italy.

o   August 2010 EO summer school, Earth System Monitoring and Modelling. Frascati, Italy.

o   August 2016 - EO summer school, Earth System Monitoring and Modelling. Frascati, Italy.

  Lecture 1 An introduction to data assimilation

  Lecture 2 Variational data assimilation and the ensemble Kalman filter

  Lecture 3 Applications of data assimilation and current challenges

o   August 2018 - EO summer school, Earth System Monitoring and Modelling. Frascati, Italy.

  Lecture slides are similar to the ones above. Videos of the lectures are online here.

 

 

Useful resources 

         Data assimilation: Aims and basic concepts, by N.K. Nichols, published in Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute on Data Assimilation for the Earth System, Maratea, Italy, June 2002.

         ECMWF lecture notes on data assimilation.

         Saroja Polavarapu lecture notes.

Admin

I currently perform the following admin role:

         Programme director for Mathematics and Meteorology