Statistical models for environmental phenomena
Statistical models for environmental phenomena
Dept. of Statistical Sciences "P. Fortunati" – University of Bologna
Via delle Belle Arti, 41 – Bologna, Italy
30-31 March, 2017
Local Committee: Linda Altieri, Daniela Cocchi, Fedele Greco, Massimo Ventrucci
Participation is open and free but limited to 60 participants. For attending the workshop, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org before March 25th.
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Thursday 30 March
STEPHI PROJECT FINAL MEETING:
Statistical modeling of environmental phenomena: pollution, meteorology, health and their interactions
09:00-09:30 Opening Session
09:30-10:50 Remembering Francesca Bruno
09:50-10:50: Paul D. Sampson, University of Washington, Seattle, USA.
Spatio-temporal Modeling of Environmental Data for Epidemiologic Health Effects Analyses
10:50-11:15 Coffee Break
11:15-13:00 Session 1: Spatio-temporal models for health data
11:15-11:50: Pasquale Valentini, University of Chieti-Pescara, Pescara, Italy.
Generalized Spatial Dynamic Structural Equation Models with Application to Hospitalization and Exposure
11:50-12:25: Michela Cameletti, University of Bergamo, Bergamo, Italy.
Statistical challenges in modelling spatially misaligned exposure and health data
12:25-13:00: Fedele Greco, Carlo Trivisano, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy.
On prior elicitation in disease mapping models
14:00-15:45 Session 2: Modelling complex spatio-temporal data
14:00-14:35: Rosalba Ignaccolo, University of Turin, Turin, Italy.
Geostatistics for functional data
14:35-15:10: Elena Scardovi, Bitbang srl, Bologna, Italy.
Rainfall spatial predictions: a two-part model and its assessment
15:10-15:45: Maria Franco Villoria, University of Turin, Turin, Italy.
Quantile regression for functional data
15:45-16:15 Coffee Break
16:15-18:00 Session 3: Modelling environmental data
16:15-16:50: Francesco Finazzi, University of Bergamo, Bergamo, Italy.
A multivariate emulator for atmospheric dispersion models with an application to Aberdeen air quality management
16:50-17:25: Annalina Sarra, University of Chieti-Pescara, Pescara, Italy.
Indoor radon concentrations: a survey of spatial approaches. Evidence from Abruzzo (Central Italy) data
17:25-18:00: Linda Altieri, Daniela Cocchi, Giulia Roli, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy.
The use of spatial information in entropy measures
20:00 Social dinner
Friday 31 March
EPHASTAT PROJECT KICKOFF MEETING
Environmental processes and human activities: capturing their interactions via statistical methods
09:15-09:40 Opening session
09:40-10:40 Session 1: Problems and models in Marine Ecology
09:40-09:55: Alessio Pollice, University of Bari, Bari, Italy.
Fish fauna characterization of a coral area - Alternative data features
09:55-10:05: Crescenza Calculli, University of Bari, Bari, Italy.
Fish fauna characterization of a coral area - Some preliminary analyses and results
10:05-10:25: Kasper Kristensen, Technical University of Denmark, Charlottenlund, Denmark - AQUA, National Institute of Aquatic Resources - Section for Marine Living Resources.
Automatic differentiation and Laplace approximation with ecological applications
10:40-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:00 Session 2: Cylindrical data in marine environments
11:00-11:15: Enrico Zambianchi, “Parthenope” University of Naples and CoNISMa, Naples, Italy.
Retrieving current and wave fields from High-Frequency radar systems deployed in the Gulf of Naples
11:15-11:30: Francesco Lagona, University of Roma Tre, Rome Italy.
Hidden Markov models for the analysis of marine cylindrical data
11:30-11:45: Arianna Orasi, CN-COS, ISPRA, Rome, Italy.
The ISPRA coastal monitoring and forecasting system as tool for the coastal risk evaluation
12:00-13:00 Session 3: Modelling extreme events
12:00-12:15: Alberto Montanari, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy.
Extreme values estimation under change: the never-ending dilemma (or sophism?) between stationarity and non-stationarity
12:15-12:30: Liliane Bel, AgroParisTech, Paris, France.
Downscaling extremes for climate change
14:00-15:00 Session 4: Statistical analysis of storms flooding along a natural sandy beach
14:00-14:15: Luca Parlagreco, ISPRA, Rome, Italy.
Remote sensing of the swash zone
14:15-14:30: Luigi Ippoliti, University of Chieti-Pescara, Pescara, Italy.
Statistical analysis of timestack data
15:00-16:00 Session 5: Spatio-temporal hospitalization data and air pollution
15:00-15:15: Michela Cameletti, University of Bergamo, Bergamo, Italy.
Italian hospital admission data
15:15-15:30: Massimo Stafoggia, DEP-Lazio, Rome, Italy.
Time-series and case-crossover designs for the analysis of short-term effects of air pollution
16:00-16:20 Coffee Break
16:20-17:20 Session 6: Climatology and trend detection of the intertropical convergence zone
16:20-16:40: Elisa Castelli, ISAC-CNR, Bologna, Italy.
ITCZ trend analysis using 20 years of satellite data
16:40-17:00: Massimo Ventrucci, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy.
P-spline smoothing for spatial data collected over the globe
17:20 Closing Session