Bayes in the Environment

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Wednesday 20 November 2013, 12:00pm - 05:00pm

Location Royal Statistical Society, 12 Errol Street, London, EC1Y 8LX

As part of the celebrations of the 250th anniversary of the publication of Bayes theorem, the Environmental Statistics Section of the Royal Statistical Society is holding a meeting exploring modern applications of Bayes theorem in environmental problems. There will be talks from a range of speakers, from committed Bayesians to more critical practitioners, and the talk topics include remote sensing, hydrology, and inference using complex computer simulators.

Current Schedule:

12 noon - Environmental Statistics Section AGM

12.30 - lunch

13.15 - Introduction

13.20 - Michael Goldstein (Durham University): Bayesian uncertainty analysis for environmental systems modelled by computer simulators

14.00 - Paul Blackwell (University of Sheffield): Bayesian integration of ecological models and remotely sensed coral reef data

14.40 - Mark Brewer (Biomathematics and Statistics Scotland): Source apportionment in hydrology - Bayesian modelling of uncertainty

15.20 - refreshments

15.40 - Peter Diggle (Lancaster University and Unviersity of Liverpool): Combining data from multiple spatially referenced prevalence surveys

16.20 - Jim Hall (University of Oxford): Bayesian calibration of a flood inundation model using spatial data

17.00 - Open discussion

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Registration fees:
RSS Student/Retired Fellows: £27
RSS CStats/GradStats: £32
RSS Fellows: £36
RSS student/section members: £50
None of the above: £66

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