The Third International Workshop on Climate Informatics

September 26 - 27, 2013

Hosted by the National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado

Poster Abstracts

Abstracts submissions is now open!

TRAVEL FELLOWSHIPS: This year we are very pleased to again be offering travel fellowships . Anyone who submits a poster abstract is eligible; fellowships will be awarded competitively upon review of the submitted abstracts. Preference will be given to students. Please indicate with your submission whether you wish to be considered for a travel fellowship.

We encourage submissions on topics anywhere at the interface of climate science and machine learning, statistics, data mining, or related fields. Reviews, position papers, and works in progress, are also encouraged. The workshop does not have archival proceedings, therefore previously published work, or work in parallel submission, is also allowed. Topics include but are NOT limited to:

  • Machine learning, statistics, or data mining, applied to climate science
  • Management and processing of large climate datasets
  • Long and short-term climate prediction
  • Ensemble characterization of climate model projections
  • Past (paleo) climate reconstruction
  • Uncertainty quantification
  • Spatio-temporal methods applied to climate data
  • Time series methods applied to climate data
  • Methods for modeling, detecting and predicting climate extremes
  • Climate change attribution
  • Dependence and causality among climate variables
  • Detection and characterization of climate teleconnections
  • Data assimilation
  • Climate model parameterizations
  • Hybrid methods

Important dates:

Monday, July 8, 2013 ______________________ Poster abstracts due

Friday, August 2, 2013 _____________________ Author notification

Friday, August 2, 2013 _____________________ Travel fellowship notification

Friday, August 30, 2013_____________________ Revised abstracts due

Thursday-Friday, September 26-27, 2013 ______ Workshop takes place at NCAR, in Boulder, CO

Submission instructions:

Abstract Submission

Please submit a short (1-2 page) abstract, using the template and guidelines below. Tables and color figures are welcome but must satisfy margin and length requirements.

Template for abstracts:

ci2013 Template (tex) ci2013 Template (pdf) ci2013 Template (docx)


To submit your abstract go to the EasyChair submission site at

  1. The system will first ask you to create a new account.
  2. Once you log into your new account, you will be taken directly to the CI workshop submission menu. Select "New submission" at the top left.
  3. Please fill out the information for authors, keywords and title. In the abstract text box, please enter 2-3 sentences to briefly describe your abstract.
  4. Please submit your 2-page abstract as pdf-file at the bottom of the page (under "Upload paper").

Request for Travel Fellowships

To submit an application for a travel fellowship:

  1. Submit your abstract as outlined above.
  2. Send an email to with the subject "Travel fellowship". Indicate your name, the title of your abstract(s) and your current position (student, post-doc, etc.).

The deadline for submission is July 8, 2013. Authors will receive feedback on their abstract submissions by August 2nd, after which time revised abstracts may be submitted with a final deadline of August 30, 2013.