Climate Informatics Hackathon - Sept 26, 2015

When: Saturday, September 26th, all day
Where: National Center for Atmospheric Research, NCAR Mesa Lab, Boulder, Colorado
Website with all details:
Read on for more details below.

Special Session at AGU 2015 Fall meeting

Title: A New Look at Climate Diagnosis and Modeling in the Era of Climate Informatics

Update (6-16-2015): Abstract submission is NOW OPEN for this session!
Submission deadline: August 5, 2015.

Official weblink at AGU:

Recent CI Hackathon

What: Climate Informatics Hackathon
Date: June 16, 2015
Location: Université Paris-Saclay (Paris, France)
Data: TAS data simulated by the CCSM4 model.
Task: Predict the temperature at surface (TAS) in the El Niño 3.4 region six months ahead.
This event was coordinated by Balázs Kégl (CNRS), Claire Monteleoni (GWU), Mahesh Mohan (GWU), Timothy DelSole (COLA), Kathleen Pegion (COLA), Julie Leloup (UPMC), Alex Gramfort (LTCI).

Tutorial on Climate Informatics

Video Tutorial -- Climate Change: Challenges for Machine Learning
Speakers: Arindam Banerjee and Claire Monteleoni
Conference: NIPS 2014 (Neural Information Processing Systems)
Great intro to machine learning applications in climate science (2 hour length).
Links: Video
Video Duration: 2 hours

Collection of Climate datasets

A collection of several different data sets from climate data, ready to be used for machine learning.
Courtesy of Yan Liu's research group at USC.

This is part of the collection of data sets on this site (see the "Data sets" menu item on the left).

Call for papers - Special issue on "Computing in Climate: Challenges,and Opportunities"

Computing in Science & Engineering Magazine
Special Issue on Computing in Climate: Challenges and Opportunities

Deadline for white paper: March 31, 2015

Data sets from Climate Informatics Wiki

The Climate Informatics Wiki contains materials on Machine Learning, Climate Science, climate data sets and descriptions, and challenge problems:
Materials Section of Climate Informatics Wiki

To go directly to the data sets and challenge problems, click here:
Data Sets and Challenge Problems

Collection is courtesy of Claire Monteleoni.

MIT Climate CoLab

The MIT Climate CoLab provides a platform for crowd sourcing to generate new solutions for climate change.

Citing from their website:
In the Climate CoLab, you can work with people from all over the world to create proposals for what to do about climate change.

Check it out at

Finally open for general use !

We are excited to let you know that as of Sept 26, 2014, this site if finally open for general use!

We would love to get constructive feedback. Also, let us know if there are any features you would like to see added in the near future.


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