Research Seminar Autumn 2021

2021-10-05 Tuning in climate modelling: expert judgment and machine learning I

Institute of Philosophy, B237, 14:15-16:00

Hourdin, F. et al. (2017). The Art and Science of Climate Model Tuning. BAMS 98: 589-602. Full text

Gennatas, E. D. et al. (2020). Expert-augmented machine learning. PNAS 117: 4571-4577. Full text

2021-10-12 Geoengineering and climate change

Unitobler, F104, 13:15-15:00

Galbraith, J. (2021). Values in early-stage climate engineering: The ethical implications of “doing the research”. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science 86: 103-113. Full text

Winsberg, E. (2021). A Modest Defense of Geoengineering Research: a Case Study in the Cost of Learning. Philosophy & Technology. Full text

2021-10-19 Regional climate change information I

Unitobler, F104, 13:15-15:00

Skelton, M. et al. (2017). The social and scientific values that shape national climate scenarios: a comparison of the Netherlands, Switzerland and the UK. Regional Environmental Change 17: 2325-2338. Full text

Dessai, S. et al. (2018). Building narratives to characterise uncertainty in regional climate change through expert elicitation. Environmental Research Letters 13: 074005. Full text

Sorland, S. L. et al. (2020). CH2018 – National climate scenarios for Switzerland: How to construct consistent multi-model projections from ensembles of opportunity. Climate Services 20: 100196. Full text

2021-11-02 Tuning in climate modelling: expert judgment and machine learning II

Unitobler, F104, 13:15-15:00

Couvreux, F. et al. (2020). Process-Based Climate Model Development Harnessing Machine Learning: I. A Calibration Tool for Parameterization Improvement. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 13: e2020MS002217. Full text

Kashinath, K. et al. (2021). Physics-informed machine learning: case studies for weather and climate modelling. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A 379: 20200093. Full text

2021-11-09 Regional climate change information II

Unitobler, F104, 13:15-15:00

IPCC AR6 WGI (2021). Chapter 10: Linking global to regional change. Full text

2021-11-16 Regional climate change information III

Unitobler, F104, 13:15-15:00

Baldissera Pacchetti, M. et al. (2021). Assessing the Quality of Regional Climate Information. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 102: E476–E491. Full text

Makondo, C. C. and Thomas, D. S. G. (2018). Climate change adaptation: Linking indigenous knowledge with western science for effective adaptation. Environmental Science and Policy 88: 83-91. Full text

2021-11-30 Climate modelling strategies

Unitobler, F106, 16:15-18:00

Discussion of a draft by Julie Jebeile (co-authored with Marina Bladissera Pacchetti and Erica Thompson).