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A new series of weekly webinars on Mathematics of Planet Earth will start on Friday 8th May at 15.30 CEST (14.30 BST).

These webinars are designed to give the opportunity to early career researchers, PhD students and Post-Docs, working on topics related to Mathematics of Planet Earth, to share their work with researchers at all levels in the field.

The following topics will be covered:

  1. PDEs and SPDEs in fluid-dynamics;
  2. Numerical models for fluid-dynamics;
  3. Dynamical systems: critical transitions and linear response in the Earth system;
  4. Data analysis methods for climate records.

The deadline to register as a speaker or attendee is May 7th (at midnight CEST).

If you would like to participate as an attendee or a speaker please visit for more details.

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Highwave golive

On 2 October 2019, Professor Frédéric Dias gave an official presentation of the ERC project HIGHWAVE. There was a variety of guests including the UCD VP for Research, Orla Feely, the head of the School of Mathematics and Statistics, Brendan Murphy, and representatives of the following institutions: Met Eireann, Commissioners of Irish Lights, Royal Irish Academy, Irish Air Corps, Marine Institute, ICHEC, The Office of Public Works. Several members of UCD College of Engineering and Architecture, as well as the Wave Group led by Professor Dias, also attended.

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Professor Dias explaining the occurrence of wave breaking.

The presentation gave a brief overview of previous projects that looked at rogue waves and coastal boulder transport and led to the main objectives

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