Big Data and the Environment – new, free, course from IEA & UoR

The IEA’s new, free, online course ‘Big Data and the Environment’ is open for registration now and starts on Monday 30th October 30, featuring UoR’s Professor of Climate Science and RMetS Fello, Prof Ed Hawkins.

Topics include:

  • Environmental analytics and the link to big data
  • Computing power, processing and storage for environmental data
  • Open data
  • Challenges of working with data
  • Visualising data
  • Skills and knowledge of a data scientist
  • Citizen science for climate simulation and ecology
  • Real life examples of environmental analytics

It has high quality content from the team at the Institute for Environmental Analytics as well as the IEA’s world-renowned collaborators and the commitment is just 3 hours a week for 3 weeks. 

Contributers include:

  • Dr Jon Blower, chief technology officer, IEA
  • Prof Min Chen, Professor of Scientific Visualisation Oxford e-Research Centre
  • Prof Ed Hawkins, Professor of Climate Science, UoR
  • Dr Victoria Bennett, STFC
  • Prof David Wallom, Oxford e-Research Centre
  • Paula Marti, Deimos
  • Dr Tom August, CEH

Join the course here >>

News Date: 
Wednesday, October 25, 2017


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