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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] [Second lecture] [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. [Lecture1] [Lecture2] [Lecture3] [Lecture4] [Lecture5]