Workshop 2017

Potsdam, November 1–3, 2017

Workshop on palaeoclimate time series analysis and statistics


This QUEST workshop offers two days of lectures and practical hands-on training on advanced methods of statistics and nonlinear data analysis for modern quantitative palaeoclimate research (first day is reserved for internal discussions and meetings of the QUEST members). The workshop (days 2 and 3) are open for interested scientists (PhD students, postdocs, senior scientists). The only requirement is a registration.


Potsdam Insitute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
building A56, conference hall (directions)


Wednesday, November 1

internal meeting (not open)

Thursday, November 2

8:30Lecture: Uncertainties in data analyses
10:00Hands-on session: COPRA
14:00Hands-on session: NESTool
16:00Lecture: Nonlinear data analysis

Friday, November 3

8:30Lecture: Recurrence plots analysis of complex systems
10:00Hands-on session: CRP Toolbox
13:30Guided Tour: Great Refractor
14:00Short talks on applications by participants


The hands-on sessions will be based on MATLAB, therefore participants should bring their own laptops with a working version of MATLAB.


If you are interested in participating, please register by sending an email to: (subject: workshop)

Workshop fee

50 EUR
(the fee includes beverages during the coffee breaks)

Registration deadline

October 15th, 2017