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Statistical Approaches to Detection and Downscaling of Climate Variability and Change

EPA Grant Number: R829402C006
Subproject: this is subproject number 006 , established and managed by the Center Director under grant R829402
(EPA does not fund or establish subprojects; EPA awards and manages the overall grant for this center).

Center: Center for Integrating Statistical and Environmental Science
Center Director: Stein, Michael
Title: Statistical Approaches to Detection and Downscaling of Climate Variability and Change
Investigators: Wuebbles, Donald J. , Cai, Airong , Hayhoe, Katharine , Hertel, Anne , Stein, Michael , Tiao, George , Vrac, Mathieu
Institution: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign , University of Chicago , University of Illinois at Chicago
Current Institution: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign , Texas Tech University , University of Chicago
EPA Project Officer: Smith, Bernice
Project Period: March 12, 2002 through March 11, 2007
RFA: Environmental Statistics (2001)
Research Category: Ecological Indicators/Assessment/Restoration , Environmental Statistics

Description:

Objective:

This project applies statistical techniques to analyze global climate model simulations of present-day and future atmospheric circulation patterns and their relationship to surface climate, in order to determine likely impacts from future climate change.

Here, we summarize the key research questions addressed by this project, briefly describe our findings in each area, present on-going research avenues, and list the presentations and submitted journal articles that have resulted from the various components of this project to date.

Publications and Presentations:

Publications have been submitted on this subproject: View all 12 publications for this subprojectView all 116 publications for this center

Journal Articles:

Journal Articles have been submitted on this subproject: View all 5 journal articles for this subprojectView all 47 journal articles for this center

Supplemental Keywords:

RFA, Economic, Social, & Behavioral Science Research Program, Scientific Discipline, Air, Health Risk Assessment, climate change, Air Pollution Effects, Environmental Statistics, Ecological Risk Assessment, biostatistics, environmental monitoring, particulate matter, risk assessment, health risk analysis, environmental risks, air pollution, climate models, data analysis, environmental indicators, infant mortality, climate variability, statistical methods

Progress and Final Reports:
2004 Progress Report
2006 Progress Report
Final Report


Main Center Abstract and Reports:
R829402    Center for Integrating Statistical and Environmental Science

Subprojects under this Center: (EPA does not fund or establish subprojects; EPA awards and manages the overall grant for this center).
R829402C001 Detection of a Recovery in Stratospheric and Total Ozone
R829402C002 Integrating Numerical Models and Monitoring Data
R829402C003 Air Quality and Reported Asthma Incidence in Illinois
R829402C004 Quasi-Experimental Evidence on How Airborne Particulates Affect Human Health
R829402C005 Model Choice Stochasticity, and Ecological Complexity
R829402C006 Statistical Approaches to Detection and Downscaling of Climate Variability and Change

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The perspectives, information and conclusions conveyed in research project abstracts, progress reports, final reports, journal abstracts and journal publications convey the viewpoints of the principal investigator and may not represent the views and policies of ORD and EPA. Conclusions drawn by the principal investigators have not been reviewed by the Agency.

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