Seminars: Spring 2011

Spring 2011

Date Speaker Title
18 January 2011
Richard Orville
Andrew Dessler
Department of Atmospheric Sciences
Texas A&M University
The North American Lightning Detection Network (NALDN):  Analysis of flash data – 2001-2009
and
Evaluation of convection-allowing ensemble forecasts of extreme rainfall associated with a Mesoscale vortex
25 January
NONE
1 February
Dan Vimont, Assistant Professor
Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences Center for
Climatic Research
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Meridional modes the coupled climate system
SPECIAL SEMINAR sponsored by CACE, Departments of Oceanography and Atmospheric Sciences
3 February
Peter Liss
School of Environmental Sciences,
University of East Anglia

Marine geo-engineering:
Miracle cure or snake oil?

Note: location Halbouty 101

8 February
George Bryan
National Center for Atmospheric Research
The maximum intensity of numerically simulated hurricanes
SPECIAL SEMINAR
10 February

Dr. Hung-Lung Huang
Space Science & Engineering Center
University of Wisconsin-Madison,
Overview of Recent Advances in Infrared Imaging and Sounding Product Science and Environmental Applications
15 February
Kristen L. Corbosiero, Assistant Professor,
Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
University of California,
The World Wide Lightning Location Network (WWLLN): Network overview, evaluation and its application to tropical cyclone research
22 February Shari Yvon-Lewis
Department of Oceanography
Texas A&M University
Methyl bromide: Budget, trends and the oceanic response to the Montreal Protocal
1 March Gilbert Compo, Research Scientist
CIRES Climate Diagnostics Center, University of Colorado
NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Physical Sciences Division, Boulder, CO
Removing ENSO-related Variations from the Climate Record
Special Seminar
7 March
ROOM 1209, 4 PM

Takashi Y. Nakajima, Associate Professor
School of Earth and Environmental Science
Tokai University
Droplet growth process of water clouds observed from earth observing satellites
8 March Scott Miller, Research Associate,
Atmospheric Sciences Reserch Center
Albany University
CANCELLED
Special Seminar
10 March
Dr. Michael Douglas
National Severe Storms Laboratory
Norman, OK
Meteorological field programs as part of undergraduate and graduate education
22 March Ron Gelaro, Physical Scientist
NASA/GSFC
Assessing the impact of observations on numerical weather forecasts using the adjoint method
29 March Robert Hart, Associate Professor of Meteorology
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science
Florida State University
Tropical cyclones, winter, and the unknown
5 April Salil Mahajan
Oak Ridge National Laboratory,
Oak Ridge, TN
Impacts of Direct and Semi-direct Effects of Aerosols on the Climate System
12 April Robert Wood, Associate Professor
Department of Atmospheric Sciences
University of Washington
How do aerosols impact the radiative properties of low clouds?
19 April Thomas Birner, Assistant Professor
Department of Atmospheric Sciences
Colorado State University
Widening of the tropical belt and poleward contraction of the jets: diagnostics and mechanisms
25 April Eric Saltzman, Professor
Department of Earth System Science
University of California, Irvine
Reactive chlorine in the marine atmosphere
SPECIAL SEMINAR
28 April

Ana Unruh-Cohen, Deputy Staff Director
U.S. House of Representatives Renewables & Environment Industry, Washington D.C
Political Calculus: The role of Science in Energy and Climate Policy
SPECIAL SEMINAR
11 May
S. Lakshmivarahan
School of Computer Science
University of Oklahoma, Norman 
Data assimilation using forward sensitivity method
NOTE LOCATION: O&M 1209
1:30 p.m.
SPECIAL SEMINAR
3 June

Room 1209 3:45 PM
Kerry Meyer, Assistant Research Scientist
Universities Space Research Association/Climate Radiation Branch NASA Goddard Flight Center,Greenbelt Maryland
Deriving cloud optical properties from space-borne solar spectral measurements

Spring 2011

Date Speaker Title
18 January 2011
Richard Orville
Andrew Dessler
Department of Atmospheric Sciences
Texas A&M University
The North American Lightning Detection Network (NALDN):  Analysis of flash data – 2001-2009
and
Evaluation of convection-allowing ensemble forecasts of extreme rainfall associated with a Mesoscale vortex
25 January
NONE
1 February
Dan Vimont, Assistant Professor
Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences Center for
Climatic Research
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Meridional modes the coupled climate system
SPECIAL SEMINAR sponsored by CACE, Departments of Oceanography and Atmospheric Sciences
3 February
Peter Liss
School of Environmental Sciences,
University of East Anglia

Marine geo-engineering:
Miracle cure or snake oil?

Note: location Halbouty 101

8 February
George Bryan
National Center for Atmospheric Research
The maximum intensity of numerically simulated hurricanes
SPECIAL SEMINAR
10 February

Dr. Hung-Lung Huang
Space Science & Engineering Center
University of Wisconsin-Madison,
Overview of Recent Advances in Infrared Imaging and Sounding Product Science and Environmental Applications
15 February
Kristen L. Corbosiero, Assistant Professor,
Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
University of California,
The World Wide Lightning Location Network (WWLLN): Network overview, evaluation and its application to tropical cyclone research
22 February Shari Yvon-Lewis
Department of Oceanography
Texas A&M University
Methyl bromide: Budget, trends and the oceanic response to the Montreal Protocal
1 March Gilbert Compo, Research Scientist
CIRES Climate Diagnostics Center, University of Colorado
NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Physical Sciences Division, Boulder, CO
Removing ENSO-related Variations from the Climate Record
Special Seminar
7 March
ROOM 1209, 4 PM

Takashi Y. Nakajima, Associate Professor
School of Earth and Environmental Science
Tokai University
Droplet growth process of water clouds observed from earth observing satellites
8 March Scott Miller, Research Associate,
Atmospheric Sciences Reserch Center
Albany University
CANCELLED
Special Seminar
10 March
Dr. Michael Douglas
National Severe Storms Laboratory
Norman, OK
Meteorological field programs as part of undergraduate and graduate education
22 March Ron Gelaro, Physical Scientist
NASA/GSFC
Assessing the impact of observations on numerical weather forecasts using the adjoint method
29 March Robert Hart, Associate Professor of Meteorology
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science
Florida State University
Tropical cyclones, winter, and the unknown
5 April Salil Mahajan
Oak Ridge National Laboratory,
Oak Ridge, TN
Impacts of Direct and Semi-direct Effects of Aerosols on the Climate System
12 April Robert Wood, Associate Professor
Department of Atmospheric Sciences
University of Washington
How do aerosols impact the radiative properties of low clouds?
19 April Thomas Birner, Assistant Professor
Department of Atmospheric Sciences
Colorado State University
Widening of the tropical belt and poleward contraction of the jets: diagnostics and mechanisms
25 April Eric Saltzman, Professor
Department of Earth System Science
University of California, Irvine
Reactive chlorine in the marine atmosphere
SPECIAL SEMINAR
28 April

Ana Unruh-Cohen, Deputy Staff Director
U.S. House of Representatives Renewables & Environment Industry, Washington D.C
Political Calculus: The role of Science in Energy and Climate Policy
SPECIAL SEMINAR
11 May
S. Lakshmivarahan
School of Computer Science
University of Oklahoma, Norman 
Data assimilation using forward sensitivity method
NOTE LOCATION: O&M 1209
1:30 p.m.
SPECIAL SEMINAR
3 June

Room 1209 3:45 PM
Kerry Meyer, Assistant Research Scientist
Universities Space Research Association/Climate Radiation Branch NASA Goddard Flight Center,Greenbelt Maryland
Deriving cloud optical properties from space-borne solar spectral measurements

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