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Preliminary Invited Program

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INVITED PLENARY SPEAKERS

 

TIES President's Invited Lecture

Alison Cullen, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA

The role of quantitative and precautionary analysis in environmental decision making

 

TIES J. Stuart Hunter Lecture

Richard L. Smith, North Carolina State University, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA

Bayesian kriging and Bayesian network design

 

Spatial Accuracy Invited Speaker

Kim Lowell, University of Laval, Quebec, Canada

Why aren't we making better use of uncertainty information in decision-making?

 

Spatial Accuracy Invited Speaker

Pierre Goovaerts, Biomedware, Inc, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

Modeling uncertainty about pollutant concentration and human exposure using geostatistics and a space-time information system: Application to arsenic in groundwater of southeast Michigan

 

INVITED PAPER SESSIONS

 

Session title: "Current directions in space-time process modelling"

Organizer: Jim Zidek, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Speakers:

 

Montserrat Fuentes, North Carolina State University

Spatial-temporal modeling of the association between speciated fine particles and human health effects

 

            Mark Berliner, Ohio State University

            Physical statistical environmental modeling

 

Jonathan Stroud, University of Pennsylvania

Ensemble Kalman Filtering for High-Dimensional Space-Time Models

 

Session title: "Space-time predictions

Organizer: Gerard Heuvelink, Wageningen University, The Netherlands

Speakers:

 

Donald Myers, University of Arizona

Estimating and modeling space-time variograms

 

Marc G. Genton, North Carolina State University

            Separable approximations of space-time covariances



Catherine Calder, Ohio State University

Efficient posterior inference and prediction of space-time processes using dynamic process convolution


Session title: "Environmental standards and assessment of goal achievement"

Organizer: Anders Grimvall, Linköping University, Sweden

Speakers:

 

            Anders Grimvall, Linkˆping University, Sweden
            Assessing progress towards environmental objectives

 

Alessandro Fasso, University of Bergamo, Italy

 Particulate matters spatio-temporal modelling and air quality standards

 

Michael W. Palmer, Oklahoma State University, USA

 The assessment of the biodiversity of nature reserves: Problems and

 opportunities



Session title: "Forest wildfire"

Organizer: Ronald E. McRoberts, USDA Forest Service, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA

Speakers:

 

            David Brillinger, University of California, Berkeley

            Wildfire chances and probabilistic assessment


J. A. Quintanilha

 Wildfire threats count analysis by longitudinal models

           

            Susan I. Stewart, Roger Hammer, and Volker Radeloff

            Sensitivity analysis of a policy-based definition of the wildland-urban interface



Session title: "Issues of spatial scale in environmental data analysis"

Organizer: Marian Scott, University of Glasgow, Scotland

 

E. M. Scott, University of Glasgow, Scotland

 Spatial scale and its effects on comparisons of airborne and ground-based gamma-ray spectrometry for mapping environmental radioactivity

Li Chen

 Hierarchical Bayesian spatio-temporal modeling for wind data

 

R. I. Smith, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Edinburgh, Scotland

            Issues of spatial scale in rural air pollution monitoring and modeling



Session title: SPRUCE Invited Paper Session:"Monitoring Environmental Standards"

Organizer: Richard L. Smith, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

 

            Zhengyuan Zhu, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

            Network design for prediction with estimated parameters

 

Peter Guttorp, University of Washington, Seattle

Setting environmental standards: some case studies and a research plan


Dale Zimmerman, University of Iowa

            Network design for semivariogram estimation, kriging, and estimated kriging