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# Richard (Rick) Katz's Home Page

## Lecture Notes

**Katz, R.W., ** 2016: "Introduction to univariate extreme value theory in climate sciences: Block maxima approach." *Beyond P-Values: The Statistics of Extremes*, NCAR, Boulder, CO. [pdf file]

**Katz, R.W., ** 2016: "Introduction to univariate extreme value theory in climate sciences: Peaks over threshold approach." *Beyond P-Values: The Statistics of Extremes*, NCAR Boulder, CO. [pdf file]

**Katz, R.W., ** 2016: "Introduction to univariate extreme value theory in climate sciences: Issues arising in climate applications." *Beyond P-Values: The Statistics of Extremes*, NCAR, Boulder, CO. [pdf file]

**Katz, R.W., ** 2014: "EVA Tutorial #1: Block maxima approach." *American Meteorological Society Short Course on Statistical Analysis of Weather and Climate Extremes*, Atlanta, GA. [pdf file]

**Katz, R.W., ** 2014: "EVA Tutorial #2: Peaks over threshold approach." *American Meteorological Society Short Course on Statistical Analysis of Weather and Climate Extremes*, Atlanta, GA. [pdf file]

**Katz, R.W., ** 2012: *Short Course on Extreme Value Analysis for Geophysical Applications*, BGC Engineering Inc., Vancouver, British Columbia. [Course Outline]

[First tutorial]
[First software tutorial]
[Fort Collins annual maximum precipitation]
[Mercer Creek annual peak flow]
[Second tutorial]
[Second software tutorial]
[Fort Collins daily precipitation]
[Nicolay Bay annual sediment yield]

**Katz, R.W., ** 2011: "Block maxima approach under nonstationarity." *NCAR ASP Colloquium on Statistical Assessment of Extreme Weather Phenomena under Climate Change*, Boulder, CO. [pdf file]

**Katz, R.W., ** 2011: "Peaks over threshold approach under nonstationarity." *NCAR ASP Colloquium on Statistical Assessment of Extreme Weather Phenomena under Climate Change*, Boulder, CO. [pdf file]

**Katz, R.W., ** 2011: "Issues arising in extreme value analysis." *NCAR ASP Colloquium on Statistical Assessment of Extreme Weather Phenomena under Climate Change*, Boulder, CO. [pdf file]

**Katz, R.W., ** 2009: *Short Course on Statistics of Extremes in Climate Change*, University of Buenos Aires. [Course outline]

[First lecture] [First tutorial] [Exercises] [Pergamino data] [Pilar data]
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[Second tutorial]

**Katz, R.W., ** 2009: "Statistics of extremes in climatology and hydrology: Part I: Background and traditional approaches." *Workshop on Spatial Extremes and Applications*, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland. [pdf file]

**Katz, R.W., ** 2009: "Statistics of extremes in climatology and hydrology: Part II: Reconciling theory with observations." *Workshop on Spatial Extremes and Applications*, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland. [pdf file]

**Katz, R.W., ** 2009: "Problem application: Exercise session on analyses of extremes." *American Meteorological Society Short Course on Statistics of Extreme Events*, Phoenix, AZ. [pdf file]

**Katz, R.W., ** 2008: "Background on extreme value theory with emphasis on climate applications." *Short Course on Statistics of Extremes in Climate Change*, Michigan State University. [pdf file]

**Katz, R.W., ** 2008: "Application of extreme value theory to climate change." *Short Course on Statistics of Extremes in Climate Change*, Michigan State University. [pdf file]

**Katz, R.W., ** 2007: "Uncertainty, Optimal Use, and Economic Value of Weather Forecasts." *COMET Mesoscale Analysis and Prediction Course*, Boulder, CO. [pdf file]

**Katz, R.W., ** 2007: "Background on extreme value theory with emphasis on climate applications." *Short Course on Statistics of Extremes in Climate Change*, CSIRO, Melbourne, Australia. [pdf file]

**Katz, R.W., ** 2007: "Application of extreme value theory to climate change." *Short Course on Statistics of Extremes in Climate Change*, CSIRO, Melbourne, Australia. [pdf file]

**Katz, R.W., ** 2005: "Application of probabilistic forecasts: Decision making with forecast uncertainty." *American Meteorological Society Short Course on Probabilistic Forecasting*, San Diego, CA. [pdf file]

**Katz, R.W., ** 2004: "Introduction to statistical theory of extreme values." *NCAR Summer Colloquium on Climate and Health*, Boulder, CO. [pdf file]

**Katz, R.W., ** 2004: "Statistical methods for extremes in climate and health." *NCAR Summer Colloquium on Climate and Health*, Boulder, CO. [pdf file]

**Katz, R.W., ** 2004: "Introduction to significance testing." *American Meteorological Society Short Course on Significance Testing, Model Evaluation, and Alternatives*, Seattle, WA. [pdf file]

**Katz, R.W., ** 2003: "Stochastic modeling of environmental time series." Lecture notes. Swiss Federal Institute of Technology.
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