Advanced Mathematical Sciences D (FY2011)

Introduction to Mathematics in Earth Sciences

CONTENTS
 Knowledge of Earth calls for a multi-disciplinary study which necessarily makes use of the most advanced methods of Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Ecology, Mathematics and Information Technology. Also. the research to be developed includes subjects ranging from data acquisition, with not only traditional techniques but also the most advanced resources of our time to the development of new modeling methodologies for the simulation and reproduction and prediction.
PLANS
 The lectures will be on the most-advanced topics on the Earth Sciences and given in an omnibus style by internationally leading researchers. The contents of the lecture series will be beyond that of existing Departmental Course and interdisciplinary. The lectures will be held in English and the report to be submitted for grading should be written in English as a rule.
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PROGRAM
Project based analysis and research cluster course,
Inter Departmental Curriculum, Meiji University.
Advanced Mathematical Sciences D: “Introduction to Mathematics in Earth Sciences”

Coordinator: Masayasu MIMURA(Professor, School of Science and Technology; Director, MIMS)

Speakers :
Byung Ho Choi (Sungkyunkwan University)
Ryuho Kataoka (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Kazuyuki Nakamura (Meiji University)
Genta Ueno (The Institute of Statistical Mathematics)
Kei Yoshimura (The University of Tokyo)
Jiancang Zhuang (The Institute of Statistical Mathematics)

Date: 30th January―2nd February 2012

Schedule/ Speaker/ Title:

Monday, 30th January 2012
10:30 - 12:00 Kei YOSHIMURA (The University of Tokyo)
 "Modeling the Earth: Effort for prediction of the climate change"
13:00 - 14:30 Kei YOSHIMURA
"Toward regional climate projection: Dynamical downscaling"
14:40 - 16:10 Kei YOSHIMURA
"Stable water isotopes in climate sciences: Messages from the past"

Tuesday, 31st January 2012【CANCELLED】
*Makeup lectures will be held in the Class Room A309 on 7th February.
10:30 - 12:00 Makeup lecture time: 13:00-14:30
Ryuho KATAOKA (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
"Space Weather Modeling 1: Introduction to space weather"
13:00 - 14:30 Makeup lecture time: 14:40-16:10
Ryuho KATAOKA
"Space Weather Modeling 2: Solar wind and coronal mass ejections"
14:40 - 16:10 Makeup lecture time: 16:20-17:50
Ryuho KATAOKA
"Space Weather Modeling 2: Solar wind and coronal mass ejections"

Wednesday, 1st Feburuary 2012
  
10:30 - 12:00 Byung Ho Choi(Sungkyunkwan University)
"Introduction to tsunami research: fieldwork and modeling"
13:00 - 14:30 Byung Ho Choi
"Modeling of tsunami propagation and inundation"
14:40 - 16:10 Byung Ho Choi
"Simulation and visualization of tsunami"
16:20 - 17:50 Kazuyuki NAKAMURA (Meiji University)
"Problem Session"

Thursday, 2nd February 2012
10:30 - 12:00 Jiancang ZHUANG (The Institute of Statistical Mathematics)
"On the development of statistical models for earthquake occurrences"
13:00 - 14:30 Jiancang ZHUANG
"An overview of the theory of point processes and applications: general representations and modelling methods"
14:40 - 16:10 Genta UENO (The Institute of Statistical Mathematics)
"State space model for geophysical time series"
16:20 - 17:50 Genta UENO
"Sequential state estimation and its applications"

PLACE
Classroom A417 on the 4th floor of University Building 2 Annex A,
Ikuta Campus, Meiji University

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REMARKS
 This subject is intended for doctoral students. However, any students in master program are available to attend. Non-degree students and auditors from Meiji University and other universities are also welcome.
※ No auditor’s fee and no preliminary application required. We will support travel expenses for the students from afar. If you wish for the support, please contact at gcoe@mics.meiji.ac.jp by 25th January 2012.
※ The financial support mentioned above is determined in accordance with the University’s annual financial position and, accordingly, not every student who wishes for the support could receive it.

Supported by:
Meiji University Global COE Program "Formation and Development of Mathematical Sciences Based on Modeling and Analysis"
Meiji Institute of Advanced Study of Mathematical Sciences (MIMS)

Contact address:
Academic Affairs of Graduate School, Meiji University
1-1 Kanda-Surugadai, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-8301
TEL: 03-3296-4368
E-mail: dai_in@mics.meiji.ac.jp

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