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Recent Presentations

Katz, R.W., 2016: "Penultimate approximations for weather and climate extremes." Workshop on Uncertainty and Causality Assessment in Modeling Extreme and Rate Events, NCAR/IMAGe, Boulder, CO. [pdf file]

Katz, R.W., 2016: "Quantifying the risk of extreme events in a changing climate." NCAR/IMAGe, Boulder, CO. [pdf file]

Katz, R.W., 2015: "Inferences about extremal behavior of atmospheric variables based on statistical theory of extreme values." Workshop on Nonlinear Dynamics, Extremes, Geohazards and Predictability of the Earth System, Hamburg, Germany. [pdf file]

Katz, R.W., 2014: "Is the skewness of the distribution of temperature increasing?" American Meteorological Society, 22nd Conference on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences, Atlanta, GA. [pdf file]

Katz, R.W., 2013: "Statistical methods for relating temperature extremes to large-scale meteorological patterns." US CLIVAR Workshop on Analyses, Dynamics, and Modeling of Large Scale Meterological Patterns Associated with Extreme Temperature and Precipitation Events, Berkeley, CA. [pdf file]

Katz, R.W., and H. Rootzen, 2013: "Design life level: Quantifying the risk of extreme events in a changing climate." Consortium on Regional Climatology and Adaptation to Climate Change (OURANOS), Montreal, Canada. [pdf file]

Katz, R.W., and H. Rootzen, 2013: "Design life level: Quantifying the risk of extreme events in a changing climate." American Statistical Association Joint Statistical Meetings, Montreal, Canada. [pdf file]

Katz, R.W., 2012: "Economic impact of extreme climate events: An approach based on penultimate extreme value theory." American Statistical Association Joint Statistical Meetings, San Diego, CA. [pdf file]

Katz, R.W., 2012: "Improving the simulation of extremes by stochastic weather generators." Workshop on Stochastic Weather Generators, Roscoff, France. [pdf file]

Katz, R.W., 2012: "Evidence for clustering of temperatures at high levels based on extreme value theory." American Meteorological Society, 21st Conference on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences, New Orleans, LA. [pdf file]

Katz, R.W., 2011: "Economic impact of extreme events: An approach based on extreme value theory." American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA. [pdf file]

Katz, R.W. 2011: "Economic impact of extreme climate events: Implications for uncertainty quantification in risk analysis." SAMSI Uncertainty Quantification Program: Climate Modeling Opening Workshop, Pleasanton, CA. [pdf file]

Katz, R.W. 2011: "Statistics of precipitation extremes: Quantifying confidence in trends." Monitoring Changes in Extreme Storm Statistics: State of Knowledge, National Climatic Data Center, Asheville, NC. [pdf file]

Katz, R.W. 2011: "Overview of extreme value analysis under climate change." US CLIVAR/NCAR ASP Researcher Colloquium on Statistical Assessment of Extreme Weather Phenomena under Climate Change, NCAR, Boulder, CO. [pdf file]

Katz, R.W. 2011: "Extensions of generalized linear modeling approach to stochastic weather generators." Laboratoire d'etude des Transferts en Hydrologie et Environnement, Grenoble, France. [pdf file]

Katz, R.W. 2011: "Statistical modeling of hot spells and heat waves." Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium, Victoria, British Columbia. [pdf file]

Katz, R.W. 2011: "Statistical modeling of hot spells and heat waves." North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC. [pdf file]

Katz, R.W., and E.M. Furrer 2010: "Statistical modeling of hot spells and heat waves." American Statistical Association Section on Statistics and Environment, Workshop on Environmetrics, Boulder, CO. [pdf file]

Katz, R.W., 2010: "Sir Gilbert Walker and a connection between El Nino and statistics: From 'typical Cambridge don' to renaissance man." Isaac Newton Institute, Cambridge University. [pdf file]

Katz, R.W., 2010: "Extreme value analysis for climate time series." Extreme Events in Climate and Weather - An Interdisciplinary Workshop, Banff, Alberta. [pdf file]

Katz, R.W., Y. Kim, and B. Rajagopalan, 2010: "Use of hidden Markov models to assess predictability on annual to decadal time scales." 11th International Meeting on Statistical Climatology, Edinburgh, Scotland. [pdf file]

Katz, R.W., 2010: "Assessing the quality and economic value of weather and climate forecasts." Statistical Society of Australia, Perth, Australia. [pdf file]

Katz, R.W., 2010: "Statistical modeling of hot spells and heat waves." CSIRO Mathematics, Informatics and Statistics, Perth, Australia. [pdf file]

Katz, R.W., E.M. Furrer, and M.D. Walter, 2010: "Statistical modeling of hot spells and heat waves." American Meteorological Society, 20th Conference on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences, Atlanta, GA. [pdf file]

Katz, R.W., E.M. Furrer, and M.D. Walter, 2009: "Statistical modeling of hot spells and heat waves." International Conference on Extreme Value Analysis, Fort Collins, CO. [pdf file]

Katz, R.W., 2009: "Improving the treatment of extremes in the generation of climate change scenarios." SEAMOCS-Workshop on Effects of Climate Change: Coastal Systems, Policy Implications, and the Role of Statistics, Sliema, Malta. [pdf file]

Katz, R.W., 2009: "Generalized linear modeling approach to stochastic weather generators." Max Planck Institute, Hamburg. [pdf file]

Katz, R.W., 2008: "Generalized linear modeling approach to stochastic weather generators." Michigan State University. [pdf file]

Katz, R.W., 2008: "Extending the concepts of return period and return level to a changing climate." Workshop on Precipitation Intensity Estimates in a Changing Climate, National Climatic Data Center, Asheville, NC. [pdf file]

Katz, R.W., 2008: "Statistics of extremes in climate: Reconciling theory with observations." Cherry Bud Workshop, Keio University, Yokohama, Japan. [pdf file]

Katz, R.W., 2008: "Stochastic modeling of hurricane damage: Reanalysis of updated data." American Meteorological Society, 19th Conference on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences, New Orleans, LA. [pdf file]

Katz, R.W., 2008: "Extremal models and environmental applications." Workshop on Spatial Extremes and Environmental Sustainability: Statistical Methods and Applications in Geophysics and the Environment, Swiss Federal Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research, Davos. [pdf file]

Katz, R.W., 2007: "Generalized linear modeling approach to stochastic weather generators." University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. [pdf file]

Katz, R.W., 2007: "Use of statistics of extremes to detect trends in hurricane statistics." SEAMOCS-Workshop on Implications of Climate Change for Marine and Coastal Safety, Palmse, Estonia. [pdf file]

Katz, R.W., and E.M. Furrer, 2007: "Improving the simulation of extreme events by stochastic weather generators." 10th International Meeting on Statistical Climatology, Beijing, China. [pdf file]

Katz, R.W., 2007: "Forecast verification of extremes: Use of extreme value theory." University of Exeter, UK. [pdf file]

Katz, R.W., 2007: "Quantifying the economic value of weather forecasts: Review of methods and results." Workshop on Meteorology meets Social Science: Risk, Forecast and Decision, UK Met Office, Exeter. [pdf file]

Katz, R.W., 2007: "Assessing the quality and economic value of weather and climate forecasts." Colorado School of Mines. [pdf file]

Katz, R.W., and E.M. Furrer, 2007: "Generalized linear modeling approach to stochastic weather generators." American Meteorological Society, 19th Conference on Climate Variability and Change, San Antonio, TX. [pdf file]

Katz, R.W., 2007: "Economic value of forecasts." Forecast Integration Workshop, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA [pdf file]

Katz, R.W., 2006: "Hidden and not-so-hidden Markov models: Implications for environmental data analysis." Auckland, Otago, and Victoria Universities, New Zealand. [pdf file]

Katz, R.W., 2006: "Forecast verification of extremes: Use of extreme value theory." National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research, Wellington, New Zealand. [pdf file]

Katz, R.W., and E.M. Furrer, 2006: "Generalized linear modeling approach to stochastic weather generators." National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research, Wellington, New Zealand. [pdf file]

Katz, R.W., 2006: "Dynamics of coupled natural and human systems: Climate, agriculture, and complexity in the Argentine Pampas." NCAR/ISSE informal talk, Boulder, CO [pdf file]

Katz, R.W., 2006: "Stochastic modeling of hurricane damage under climate change." Laboratoire des Sciences du Climate et de l'Environnement, Gif-sur-Yvette, France. [pdf file]

Katz, R.W., and M. Ehrendorfer, 2006: "Bayesian approach to decision making using ensemble weather forecasts." Stony Brook University, NY. [pdf file]

Katz, R.W., 2006: "Determining whether extreme weather events are becoming more common." The International Environmetrics Society 2006 Conference, Kalmar, Sweden. [pdf file]

Katz, R.W., 2006: "Hidden and not-so-hidden Markov models: Implications for environmental data analysis." Cherry Bud Workshop, Keio University, Yokohama, Japan [pdf file]

Katz, R.W., 2006: "Forecast verification of extremes: Use of extreme value theory." American Meteorological Society, 18th Conference on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences, Atlanta, GA. [pdf file]