Ian Enting: Activities at MASCOS
Ongoing research activities
See also links at left, to projects, publications and activities with CSIRO.
- Uncertainty in the RECCAP regional carbon budget activity of the
Global Carbon Project.
Developing carbon data assimilation techniques for ACCESS. (with Y. Wang CSIRO and co-workers).
Working on ARCNESS project on automatic differentiation in land surface modelling.
studies of techniques for automatic differentiation of computer models. (MORE)
(MASCOS Dynamical Systems theme).
Stochastic cellular automata, and other lattice statistics problems. (MORE)
including surface effects and Kosterlitz-Thouless transitions.
Statistics of trace gas inversions.
See also recent publications and
list of presentations with links to pdf of slides..
- Working at LSCE, Gif Sur Yvette, France - April-May 2011 on RECCAP uncertainty
- Analysing Ian Plimer's book Heaven + Earth.
- Report for Garnaut Review.
- Co-supervisor of PhB project by Roger Bodman.
- Talk on Optic: A statistical critique at AGU fall meeting, December, 2008.
(Enting and Clisby)
- Lectures: Inverse Problems in Earth Systems Science,
Complex Systems Summer School, ANU, December, 2008.
- Talk at AGU West Pacific conference, July 2008.
- Talk: The phenomenon of denial with reference to climate change.
For Manning Clark House Conference on Imagining the Real on a Greenhouse Earth, June 2008.
- Talk at NIES (Tokyo) May 2008.
Attended Conference in Carbon: Global Cycle to Regional Budget, Wellington NZ, April 2008. Poster: Seeking consistency in the Climate-Science-to-Policy Interface, and co-author
(with others) in talks by D. Etheridge: Carbon dioxide and methane changes over recent millenia ...
and Geological CO2 storage ...
Talk at AMOS conference, Geelong, January 2008.
- Contract for Garnaut Review of Climate Change, preparing report on
stabilisation of greenhouse gas concentrations.
Co-author of presentation by Etheridge and others on geosequestration at Greenhouse 2007.
Book: Twisted: The Distorted Mathematics of Greenhouse Denial, published October 2007.
Dispelling the myths about climate change science
CASPI public lecture, 17 August. D. Karoly, I. Enting, K Walsh.
Interview on the Science Show, July 2007 about Twisted .... .
Submission to Prime Ministerial Task Group on Emissions Trading.
Carbon-Climate Constraints on Emission Trading Schemes,
Presentation Adjoint sensitivity analysis for attribution of responsibility for climate
change. ANZIAM 2007 (Fremantle, Jan 2007). Expanded version as MASCOS seminar, 2/3/07.
Carbon data assimilation AMOS 2007 (Adelaide, Feb 8, 2007):
Presentation Carbon cycle modelling: Some new techniques with application to the "Brazilian Proposal"
and earth system model development. at Potsdam Climate Inst, 4 December 2006.
Presentations at Max Planck Inst fur Biogeochemie (Jena), and Potsdam Climate Institute (PIK) December 2006.
Presentation on Adjoint Sensitivities at experts meeting on Scientific Aspects of the Brazilian Proposal,
Cologne, November 2006.
Prepared chapter (with I Jensen) on Exact enumerations for book Polygons polyominoes and polyhedra
(ed. A. J. Guttmann)
Preparing chapter Inversion of atmospheric CO2 concentrations
for book Lectures on Turbulence, Air Pollution Modelling and Techniques
Ed. D. Moriera and M. Vilhena (World Scientific).
Three invited lecturer at MSRI-NCAR Carbon data assimilation workshop, Berkeley, July 2006.
(available on-line at UC Berkeley as pdf of slides and at MSRI as streaming video).
Attended GCP workshop on Vulnerability of Carbon Cycle: Canberra, June 2006.
Presentation on automatic differentiation at MASCOS (also at Berkeley).
Participation in expert meeting providing input to Australian Government response
to IPCC Fourth Assessment Report (second-order draft of selected chapters from working group I).
Bureau of Meteorology, May 3, 2006. Additional comments provided directly to IPCC
Presentation at CMAR on Automatic differentiation, May 2. 2006.
Attended "Mastering the data explosion" conference. Canberra, April 2006.
Poster: Atmospheric monitoring of carbon dioxide geosequestration
(Etheridge et al). At EGU: April, 2006.
Implemented procedures for propagation of data error in smoothing spline
fits - description published in Tellus, with Trudinger ane\d Etheridge (CSIRO).
Attended ANZIAM conference, Mansfield, Vic, Feb 2006.
Presentation on series analysis of Kosterlitz-Thouless transition, at Statistical Mechanics
meeting, Melbourne, December 2005.
Talk on design of cellular automata. Workshop on Agency and Evolution
of Diversity. 16/12/05.
Expert reviewer for IPCC Fourth Assessment Report (chapter 1 from working group III).
MASCOS retreat. Beechworth.
Expert reviewer for IPCC Fourth Assessment Report (chapters from working group I).
Supervision of Ph D project by Yaoban Chan (submitted September 2005 -- graduated March 2006 as youngest
ever Ph D awarded by University of Melbourne)
Participation in Strategic Investment Process for CSIRO Living Atmosphere theme.
Participation in CSIRO Complex Systems meeting,
(Melbourne), 10-12 August 2005
Presentation Back to the surface at conference on Counting
Complexity, (Dunk Island, QLD), July 10-15, 2005. Paper:
Surface magnetisation of the 3-state Potts model with free and fixed boundaries on the square lattice,
published in conference volume.
Presentation Negative emissions energy and CO2 levels, A. Parshotham, I. Enting and P. Read. At
International Energy Workshop. (Kyoto, Japan), 5-7 July 2005.
Participation in CSIRO workshop on network dynamics, (Gungahlin, ACT) May 2005.
Talk on Uncertainty in global change, at University of Newcastle
(UK). April 2005.
Presentation: Issues in attribution of global change, at meeting
on Climate Science and the Law. (London), April 2005.
Participation in MASCOS working group on Decision making for complex
problems in conservation (The University of Melbourne), March 2005.
Interview on climate change: community radio, Palmerston Nth, NZ, Feb 2005
Seminar Forty years of global CO2 inversions:
What have we learned? at Massey University (Palmerston North, NZ) Feb
2005 (also at Monash, Sept. 2004, Berkeley, July 2006)
Statistical diagnostics of CO2 inversion. I. Enting and A. Michalak
(U. Michigan, presenter). Talk at AGU fall meeting (San Francisco), December 2004.
Poster: Lattice enumeration problems Jensen, Guttmann, Enting, Dethridge.
at University of Melbourne booth at SC04 supercomputing conference, (Pittsburg, USA),
Mathematics and statistics department seminar; 21 October.
CSIRO Complex systems "memes" workshop, (ACT) August 2004.
systems symposium, (Coffs Harbour) August 2004.
Invited presentation on CO2 inversion at TransCom Tsukuba meeting, June
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