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Centre for the Analysis of Time Series
Tower 1, 11th Floor
London School of Economics and Political Science
Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE


Tel: +44 (0) 20 7955 6015
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7955 7416
Email: Lyn Grove



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Welcome to the Centre for the Analysis of Time Series (CATS) at the London School of Economics and Political Science.
'Improving the Quantitative Interpretation of Simulation Models'
CATS was involved in organising a workshop at the Banff International Research Station, 13-18 March 2016.

Newcastle commits to Blue-Green infrastructure plan
Following research from the Blue-Green Cities Consortium, Newcastle City Council has committed to implementing large scale blue-green infrastructure measures such as sustainable drainage.

Designing the world's first glasses-free 3D television
Professor Henry Wynn led a collaboration to improve the design of a key component in TVs and mobile devices. Read the impact case study.
Blue-Green Cities researchers Professor Colin Thorne and Dr Emily O'Donnell presented their findings at a series of events over the week looking at how cities across the UK can be better prepared for flooding by implementing the recommendations of the Blue-Green Cities Research Project. Read Blog.
'Evaluating the Economics of Climate Risks and Opportunities in the Insurance Sector'
Findings released of five-year LSE-Munich Re research programme tracking the impact of climate change on the insurance sector. Read press release.

'25 Years of Self Organised Criticality: Concepts and Controversies' a new paper by CATS Visiting Professor Nick Watkins and colleagues, has been published in Space Science Reviews. It was also profiled by Nature Physics columnist Mark Buchanan in his article 'SOC Revisited'.

'An assessment of the foundational assumptions in high-resolution climate projections: the case of UKCP09'
A new paper by Professor Roman Frigg, Professor Leonard Smith and Dr David Stainforth, published in Synthese.

Professor Leonard Smith and Dr Erica Thompson contributed to the making of the recent BBC Four 'Climate Change By Numbers' programme that aimed to clarify all the important questions around climate change by honing in on just three key numbers.

New online tool helps businesses, governments and individuals explore low  carbon worlds
Dr Erica Thompson was the lead climate scientist for the project, which draws on the latest scientific results from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) to highlight the range of possible impacts resulting from different energy choices. Read DECC press release. 

Professor Leonard Smith submitted two impact case studies to REF2014: 'Improving weather forecasts to avoid disruption, damage and disaster' and ‘Ensuring the best science-based predictions of climate change’.  Watch the film of the weather case study.