Diderot Mathematical Forum 2013: “Mathematics of Planet Earth”

By on 01/02/2016

In 2013, for the International Year of Mathematics of Planet Earth (MPE), the Committee for Raising the Public Awareness of Mathematics of the EMS initiated the renewal the cycle of Diderto Mathematical Forums, with the topic MPE. The conference hold on December 17th 2013 in Berlin (Germany), Exeter (United Kingdom) and Zagreb (Croatia) at the following sites: Urania Berlin e. V., An der Urania 17, 10787 Berlin College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences (Harrison Building), University of Exeter, North Park Road, Exeter EX4 4QF Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Bijenička 30, 10000 Zagreb. In this page you can find all the videos of the talks.

Final program of the event


The opening address by Mireille Chaleyat-Maurel

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The talks in Berlin

Klein: How math helps structuring climate discussion

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Eisenack: About use and misuse of mathematics in social sciences
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Stevens: Powerful consequences of simple ideas … the mathematics underlying understanding of climate change
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 The talks in Exeter

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Baldwin: A conceptual model of stratosphere-troposphere coupling
Collins:  Understanding and Quantifying Future Climate Change
Stephenson: Mathematical modelling of Clustering of Natural Catastrophes
Cox: Will the Amazon forest survive climate change? The answer is in the noise


The talks in Zagreb

Marušic-Paloka: Mathematical modelling of nuclear waste disposal site

YouTube Preview Image Senka Macešic and Nelida Crnjaric-Žic: Backward-in-time probabilistic method applied to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill

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Branko Grisogono: What do climate models and we know about Bora-like windstorms?

YouTube Preview Image Franka Miriam Brueckler and Vladimir Stilinovic: From bathroom tiles to quasicrystals – chemical applications of normal tessellations

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The closing remarks by Mireille Chaleyat-Maurel 

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