Methodology in climate science

4 June 2013, 10.00 AM - 4 June 2013, 10.00 AM

Verdon-Smith Room [IAS], Royal Fort House, University of Bristol

This conference will address issues surrounding methodology in climate science including the phenomenon of multimode ling ensembles, double counting and data reanalysis. These phenomena may pose problems for the methodology of climate science modelling. The aim of the conference is to provide the perspective of climate scientists on the philosophical issues with replies from philosophers.

Speakers include Wendy Parker (Durham), Richard Pettigrew (Bristol),Tamsin Edwards (Bristol) and Jenneth Parker (Bristol).

Registration is free, but places are limited. Please email Uzma Malik to reserve a place. Lunch and coffee will be provided.  There will also be a conference dinner. Please contact Uzma if you would like to attend.


10-10:15 Introductions

10:15 -11:45 Wendy Parker [Keynote] (followed by response and discussion)

11:45-12:15 Coffee break

12:15-13:30 Jenneth Parker (followed by response and discussion)

13:30-14:30 Lunch

14:30-15:45 Tamsin Edwards (followed by response and discussion)

15:45-16:15 Coffee break

16:15-17:45 Richard Pettigrew (followed by response and discussion)

17:45-18:00 Close

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