Departmental Seminars

Winter 2018

January 8, 2018, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Bob Rabin, NOAA National Severe Storms Lab, Norman OK, and Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Title: TBA

January 22, 2018, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Yohai Kaspi, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Weizmann Institute
Title: TBA

January 29, 2018, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Daniel Knopf, School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Stony Brook University
Title: TBA

February 12, 2018, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Arthur W. Chan, Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, University of Toronto
Title: TBA

February 19, 2018, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Phil Austin, Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, University of British Colombia
Title: TBA

February 26, 2018, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Chris Fletcher, Geography And Environmental Management, University of Waterloo
Title: TBA

March 12, 2018, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Kristen Corbosiero, Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences, University at Albany - SUNY
Title: TBA

March 26, 2018, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Sandy Gregorio, Institut des Sciences de la Mer de Rimouski, Université du Québec à Rimouski (UQAR)
Title: TBA

2017

September 18, 2017, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Brian Tang, Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences, University at Albany – SUNY
Coupled Dynamic–Thermodynamic Forcings during Tropical Cyclogenesis

September 25, 2017, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Simona Bordoni, Department of Environmental Science and Engineering,Caltech
A new perspective on an old problem: Understanding the observed variability of the South Asian monsoon

September 28, 2017, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Jacopo Riboldi, Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science, ETH Zurich
Extratropical transition of tropical cyclones from a mid-latitude flow perspective

October 16, 2017, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Levi Silvers, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Princeton University

The diversity of cloud responses to twentieth-century sea surface temperatures

October 23, 2017, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Dany Dumont, Institut des sciences de la mer de Rimouski, UQAR

Wave-ice interactions in marginal and seasonal seas

October 30, 2017, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Timothy Merlis, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, McGill University
Polar amplified warming without surface albedo changes

November 6, 2017, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Anthony C. Didlake Jr., Department of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science, Penn State

Kinematic, thermodynamic, and microphysical observations of rainbands and secondary eyewalls in tropical cyclones

November 13, 2017, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Greg Wagner, Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, MIT

The coupled nonlinear dynamics of large-scale internal waves and geostrophic flows 

November 20, 2017, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Dr. John Liggio, Research Scientist, Air Quality Research Division, Environment and Climate Change Canada
Towards an Improved Understanding of Oil Sands Pollutant Emissions and Evolution: Insights from Field and Laboratory Measurements

November 27, 2017, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Dr. David Sills, Severe Weather Scientist, Environment and Climate Change Canada
The Low-Down on Updrafts: Their Role in the Detection and Prediction of Summer Severe Weather

December 4, 2017, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Jiping Zhu, Exposure and Biomonitoring Division, Health Canada

National survey of selected volatile organic compounds in Canadian residences

June 15, 2017, 10:00 am, Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Feng Tian, Department of Earth System Science, Tsinghua University
Exoplanet Habitability and Biosignature Detection

June 20, 2017, 11:00 am, Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Junhong (June) Wang, New York State Mesonet, State University of New York at Albany
First 3-D New York State Mesonet: Overview and Scientific Highlights

June 22, 2017, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Dr. James Booth, The City University of New York, City College
Extratropical Cyclone Paths and the Associated Hazards along the Northeast Seaboard of North America

August 3, 2017, 10:00 am, Redpath Museum
Dr. Michael White, Senior Editor, Nature
​On the inner workings of high profile journals and publishing in Nature

April 10, 2017, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Qiang Fu, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University at Washington
Response of Terrestrial Aridity to Global Warming

April 3, 2017, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Jason Cordeira, Assistant Professor of Meteorology, Dept. of Atmos. Sci. And Chemistry, Plymouth State University
Emergence of Atmospheric Rivers in Global Hydrometeorology

March 27, 2017, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Laxmi Sushama, Centre ESCER, UQAM
Representation of land Heterogeneity and land-atmosphere interactions in CRCM5 and their role in modulating the regional climate and hydrology over North America

March 16, 2017, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Le Kuai, Assistant Researcher, UCLA, Joint Institute for Regional Earth System Science Engineering
Remote Sensing of Atmospheric Carbonyl sulfide and Methane for Understanding of Carbon Cycle, Climate Change, And Sustainability

March 9, 2017, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Pierre-Emmanuel Kirstetter, Reasearch Scientist, Advanced Radar Reasearch Center, University of Oklahoma, NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory
Estimating Precipitation with Ground - and Space-based Sensors: Common Challenges and Perspectives

March 6, 2017, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Heike Kalesse, Leilniz Institute for Tropospheric Research(TROPOS), Leipzig, Germany
Exploring the Potential of Cloud Radar Doppler Spectra to Study Microphysical Processes in Mixed-Phase Clouds

February 2, 2017, 3:00 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Melissa Gervais, Postdoctoral Fellow, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University
Impacts of the North Atlantic Warming Hole on Atmospheric Circulation and Arctic Air Masses

January 30, 2017, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Ron McTaggart-Cowan, Research Scientist, Atmospheric Numerical Weather Prediction Research, Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC)
The Baroclinic Moisture Flux

January 16, 2017, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Dr. James Drummond, Professor, Department of Physics & Atmospheric Science, Dalhousie University
Measuring Pollution from Space:  The MOPITT Story

January 12, 2017, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Michael Ghil, Distinguished Research Professor, Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences, UCLA
The Wind-Driven Ocean Circulation: Bifurcations, Simulations and Observations

January 9, 2017, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Nadir Jeevanjee, Postdoctoral Researcher, Princeton AOS/NOAA Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory
How will mean rainfall change with global warming?

January 6, 2017, 2:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Bob Rabin, NOAA National Severe Storms Lab, Norman OK, and Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison
A new era in monitoring weather events from geostationary satellite with GOES-R

2016

November 28, 2016, 3:30 pm Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Rachel Y.-W. Chang, Department of Physics and Atmospheric Science, Dalhousie University
Aerosols in marine and polar environments

November 21, 2016, 3:30 pm Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Peter Douglas, Professor, Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences, McGill University
Clumped isotope measurements as a new tracer of methane sources and sinks

November 14, 2016, 3:30 pm Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Margaret Kalacska, Department of Geography, McGill University
Global assessment of water resources and aquatic diversity - a remote sensing approach

November 8, 2016, 3:30 pm Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Francesco Pausata, Researcher, Department of Meteorology (MISU), Stockholm University
The impacts of Sahara greening on the West African Monsoon and its teleconnections to ENSO variability and storm activity during the African Humid Period.

November 7, 2016, 3:30 pm Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Kaley Walker, Professor, Department of Physics, University of Toronto
Using Spectroscopy to Measure Atmospheric Composition with the Atmospheric Chemistry Experiment - A two-year mission that is still going after thirteen years!

October 27, 2016, 3:30 pm Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Paul Roebber, Distinguished Professor, College of Letters and Science, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
The Application of Data Analytics to Atmospheric Science

October 24, 2016, 3:30 pm Burnside Hall 934
Dr. John Fyfe, Senior Research Scientist, Canadian Centre for Climate Modelling and Analysis (Victoria, BC), Environment and Climate Change Canada
Making sense of the early-2000s warming slowdown

October 17, 2016, 3:30 pm Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Ulrich Krieger, Senior Scientist, Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science, Department of Environmental Systems Science, ETH Zurich
Effect of particle morphology on the absorption cross section of aerosol particles containing brown or black carbon

October 7, 2016, 2:30 pm Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Alison Nugent, NCAR
Orographic Effects in the Tropics: Wind Speed Control and a Tropical Storm Case Study

September 26, 2016, 3:30 pm Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Lance Bosart, Distinguished Professor, Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences, University at Albany/SUNY
Continuing Forecast Challenges Associated with Terrain-Flow Interactions

September 19, 2016, 3:30 pm Burnside Hall 934
Dr. John Dykema, Project Scientist, John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University
Accurate assessment of large-scale geoengineering impacts starts with accurate aerosol optical properties

September 12, 2016, 3:30 pm Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Gilbert Brunet, Director - Meteorological Research, Canadian Meteorological Centre (Dorval, QC), Environment and Climate Change Canada
Toward seamless weather-climate and environmental prediction

Aug. 22, 2:00pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Ying Li, Research Scientist, Dept. of Atmospheric Science at Colorado State University
Two way interactions between clouds and large-scale extratropical atmospheric circulation

May 27, 11:00am in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Andrew Willmott, School of Marine Science and Technology Newcastle University
Source-sink and wind stress curl driven planetary flows in a polar basin

May 20, 2:00pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Frédéric Laliberté, Climate Processes group, Environment Canada
Does the large scale circulation drive the Summer Arctic tropospheric variability and warming?

May 20, 11:00am in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Frédéric Laliberté, Climate Processes group, Environment Canada
Enabling Data-heavy diagnostics for CMIP5 and CORDEX data: A tutorial

May 2, 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Dominique Paquin, OURANOS
The Climate simulations and analysis group in Ouranos-An analysis of Ouranos’ climate by the simulations’ group

Apr. 11, 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. S. Lovejoy and Dr. L. Del Rio Amador, Department of Physics, McGill University
Harnessing butterflies for improved monthly, seasonal, and interannual forecasts

Apr. 4, 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Yi Huang, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at McGill University
A few things we recently learned about radiative forcing

Mar. 10, 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Carolina Dufour, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciencesm Princeton University
On the role of the ocean mesoscale in the meridional circulation of the Southern Ocean

Mar. 7, 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Sarah Purkey, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University
Regional and global rates of ocean mass addition between 1996-2006 from a full-depth sea level rise budget

Feb. 25, 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Satoshi Kimura. Numerical Modeller from the British Antarctic Survey
Estimation of ice shelf melt rate in the presence of a thermohaline staircase

Feb. 18, 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Ali Mashayek, Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciencesm NUT
Topographic enhancement of turbulent mixing in the Southern Ocean: regional, global and climatic implications

Feb. 11, 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Nancy Soontiens, Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, University of British Columbia
Mixing, Transport, and Deep Water Renewal in a Sill-Basin Estuarine System

Jan. 18, 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Allison Wing, Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University
Organization of tropical convection: Self-aggregation and spontaneous tropical cyclogenesis

Jan. 11, 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Robert Rabin, NOAA/National Severe Storms Lab Norman, OK and Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies University of Wisconsin-Madison
Monitoring severe thunderstorm environments from high temporal observations from GOES, radar and lightning sensors

Jan. 8, 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Ji Nie, Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University
Triggers and Feedback in the 2010 Pakistan Flood: Modeling Extreme Precipitation With Interactive Large Scale Ascent

2015

Nov. 30, 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Julie Thériault
Département des sciences de la Terre et de l’atmosphère, UQAM
Factors impacting the catch efficiency of snow gauges

Nov. 23, 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Brian Tang
Department of Atmospheric amd Environmental Sciences, Albany University
Topographic and Boundary Influences on the 22 May 2014 Duanesburg, New York, Tornadic Unexpected Supercell

Nov. 19, 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Ping Yang
Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Texas A&M University
Atmospheric optics & radiative transfer: Genesis and Evolution

Nov. 13, 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Michael Winton
NOAA/GFDL
Estimating and Using the Transient Climate Response

Nov. 9, 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Brian Arbic
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Michigan
The internal gravity wave spectrum: A new frontier for global ocean models

Nov. 2, 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Natalya Gomez
Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Physics group, McGill University
Sea Level - Ice Sheet - Solid Earth Interactions

Oct. 19, 4:00pm in Burnside Hall 306
Dr. Kerry Emanuel
Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences group, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Radiative-Convective Instability: Implications for Tropical Weather and Climate

Oct. 16, 4:00pm in Burnside Hall 306
Dr. Arnold Song
US Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory
Should sea ice models be more discrete?: High-resolution sea ice modeling with the discrete element method

Oct. 5, 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Nicolas Grisouard
Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Physics group, Department of Physics, University of Toronto
Damping of Geostrophic Motions by Oceanic Internal Waves, Critically Reflecting off the Sea Surface

Sept. 1, 3:00pm in the Redpath Museum
Dr. Adam Sobel
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University
Storm Surge: Hurricane Sandy, Our Warming Planet, and the Extreme Weather of the Past and Future

Apr. 7 1:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Timothy Cronin
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Havard University
Island Rainfall Enhancement and the Tropical Climate

Mar. 23 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Robert Rabin
NOAA/National Severe Storms Lab (NSSL) Norman, OK and Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies University of Wisconsin-Madison
The prestorm environment of the 20 May 2013 Moore Oklahoma supercell estimated from WSR-88D and TDWR radar, and GOES satellite data

Mar. 10 1:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Martin Singh
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University
Moist convection and the climate: insights from idealized cloud-system resolving studies

Feb. 23 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Janel Hanrahan
Assistant Professor, Department of Atmospheric Sciences Lyndon State
TBA

Feb. 20 2:00pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Stefan Kneifel, McGill University
McGill University
Investigating snowfall and other cold hydrometeor properties with ground-based microwave remote sensors

Feb. 2 3:00pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Frédéric Laliberté
University of Toronto
How will the moist atmospheric heat engine change in a warming climate?

Jan. 22 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Fuqing Zhang
Professor, Department of Meteorology, Pennsylvania State University
Predictability of Weather and Climate at the Regional Scales

Jan. 19 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Paul Charbonneau
Professor, Department of Astrophysics, Université de Montréal
Recent progress in modelling solar radiative variability on centennial timecales

2014

Dec. 15 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Urs Germann and Dr. Ioannis Sideris, Radar, Satellite and Nowcasting Division, MeteoSwiss, Locarno-Monti
When radars go mountaineering: space-time radar-raingauge co-kriging with external drift and other Swiss radar solutions

Nov. 24 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Daniel Kirshbaum
Assistant Professor, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, McGill University
Cloud trails past the Lesser Antilles

Nov. 10 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 426
Dr. Vicky Slonosky
Climatic Research Unit, School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom,
Canada's Climate History: Weather Observations from the St-Lawrence Valley, 1742-2010)

Nov. 7 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Jussi Leinonen
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, USA
Multi-frequency radar signatures of snowflakes

Oct. 27 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Alexis Berg
International Research Institute for Climate and Society, Earth Institute, Columbia University
Impact of soil moisture-atmosphere interactions on hydroclimate variability

Oct. 27 1:00pm in Burnside Hall 934
Hauke Blanken
Department of Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics, McGill University
The Advection of Crude Oil with Arctic Ocean Currents and Sea Ice using MITgcm

Oct. 20 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Mariona Claret Cortes
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
"Radiation of trapped near-inertial waves from submesoscale fronts.

Oct. 6 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Antti-Ilari Partanen
Atmospheric Research Centre of Eastern Finland, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Finland and Department of Geography, Planning and Environment, Concordia University
Solar geoengineering by aerosol injections

Sep. 29 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Paul O'Gorman
Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, MIT
Response of daily snowfall extremes to climate change: theory and simulations

Mar. 31 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Hai Lin
Recherche Prévision Numérique, Environment Canada
Subseasonal variability of North American wintertime surface air temperature

Feb. 27 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Howard Barker
Cloud Physics and Severe Weather Research Section,Meteorological Service of Canada
EarthCARE's closure experiment

Feb. 24 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Frédéric Fabry
McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
Echo Climatology, Impact of Human Activities, and Initial Convection Studies: New Horizons Opened Using 17 Years of Conterminous US Radar Composites

2013

Nov. 25 at 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Alan Betts
Atmospheric Research, Pittsford, Vermont
Coupling of Diurnal Climate to Clouds, Land-use and Snow/em>

Nov. 18 at 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Stella Melo
Canada Space Agency
TBA

Sep. 27, at 10:00am in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Lynn McMurdie
University of Washington, Department of Atmospheric Sciences
OLYMPEX: A Ground validation campaign on the Olympic Peninsula in the Pacific Northwest

Sep. 24, at 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Zhuo Wang
Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Convective Organization and Cloud Evolution during Tropical Cyclone Formation

Sep. 23, at 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. David Trossman
Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Michigan
Topics in Interactions at Ocean Boundaries

Jul 22 at 11am in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Wei Caiying
Deputy Director General of National Satellite Meteorological Center
Meteorological Satellite Development and Application in China

Jun 10, at 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Louis Garand
Data Assimilation and Satellite Meteorology Section, Environment Canada
Assimilation of satellite radiances at the Canadian Meteorological Center

May 13, at 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Halldór Björnsson
Icelandic Meteorological Office
The accidental volcano-meteorologist: The eruption of Eyjafjallajökull, ash plume dynamics and the impact of the atmosphere.

Mar 25, at 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Florent Domine
Université Laval
TBA

Feb 4, at 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Seok-Woo Son
Seoul National University
TBA

Jan 10, at 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Robert Rabin
NOAA – National Severe Storm Laboratory NSSL, Oklahoma
Research activities at the NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory: Ideas for collaboration [pdf] [pptx]

2012

Nov 19 at 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Jason Cole
Environment Canada
Radiative transfer in CanESM2: Parameterization and application

Nov 12 at 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Randall Martin
Dalhousie University
Air Quality around the World: Insight from Satellite Remote Sensing and Modeling

Nov 5, at 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Cedric Chavanne
University of Québec at Rimouski, Rimouski, Canada
Interactions between a Submesoscale Anticyclonic Vortex and a Front

Oct 23, at 10:30am in Burnside Hall 934
Dr D.D. Turner
NOAA National Sever Storms Laboratory
Improving the Accuracy of Radiative Transfer Models in GCMs: A Focus on the Far-Infrared

August 1 at 2:00PM in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Yi Ming
Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory/NOAA, Princeton NJ
Aerosols, Clouds and Regional Climate Change

July 24 at 2:00PM in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Chaim Garfinkel
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Johns Hopkins University
The effect of Tropospheric jet latitude on coupling between the Stratospheric polar vortex in the Troposphere

July 11 at 2:00PM in Burnside Hall 934< r />Dr. Isla Simpson
Department of Physics, University of Toronto
Understanding climate model biases in Southern Hemisphere mid-latitude

June 4 at 2:00PM in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Yi-Chih Huang
North Carolina A&T State University
A Study on the Structure and Precipitation of Morakot (2009) Induced by the Central Mountain Range of Taiwan

May 7th at 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Jean Côté
Centre ESCER, UQAM
Time-parallel algorithms for weather prediction and climate simulations

Apr. 30 at 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Alexandra Jahn
NCAR
Assessing future changes in the Arctic Ocean

Apr. 23 at 3:30 p.m. in Burnside Hall, room 934.
Dr. Stephen Déry
University of Northern British Columbia
Climate, snow, and water: An Overview of change in the Upper Fraser Basin

Apr. 16 at 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Prof. Paul Kushner
Department of Physics, University of Toronto
Stationary wave influence on extratropical variability

April 2 at 3:30PM in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Daniel Feldman
Earth Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, CA, USA
Satellite instrument simulation for mission planning and climate model evaluation

Mar. 19 at 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Michaela Hegglin
Department of Physics, University of Toronto
The upper troposphere and lower stratosphere (UTLS) and its role in chemistry-climate coupling

March 14 at 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Mark Zelinka
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA
Progress on Diagnosing, Partitioning, and Understanding Cloud Feedbacks

March 5 at 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Donifan Barahona
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD
Recent Advances in Heterogeneous Ice Nucleation Theory and Its Role in Atmospheric Models

February 29 at 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Mike Pritchard
NOAA Climate and Global Change, University of Washington
Stimulating the diurnal rainfall mode in a global climate model wih embedded explicit convection

February 27 at 3:30PM in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Daniel Bourgault
Institut des sciences de la mer de Rimouski, Université du Québec à Rimouski
Shoaling internal waves and boundary mixing

February 15 at 3:30PM in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Jasper Kok
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Cornell University
Dust shatters like glass: Implications for the climate forcing of mineral dust aerosols

Jan. 30 at 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Prof. Michael Waite
Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Waterloo
The atmospheric mesoscale energy cascade: interactions with moisture and small-scale turbulence

2011

Nov. 21 at 1:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Hyo-Seok Park
Environmental Science and Engineering, California Institute of Technology
Impact of topographically-forced stationary waves on the North Pacific storm track

Nov. 07 at 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Prof. Stephan Fueglistaler
Program in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Princeton University
The enigma of stratospheric water

Nov. 3 at 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Matthieu Chevalier
Meteo France, CNRS, France
The role of sea ice thickness distribution in the Arctic sea ice potential predictability

Oct. 24 at 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Jason Cordeira
Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences, University at Albany
Multiscale interactions conducive to high-impact weather over North America

Oct. 17 at 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Kevin Grise
Department of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University
On the structure of climate variability near the tropopause and its relationship to equatorial planetary waves

Oct 3 at 3pm in Burnside Hall 934
Prof. Shaun Lovejoy
Department of Physics, McGill University
Do GCMs predict the climate... or low frequency weather?

Sep. 28 at 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Lucas Besson
Meteo France, DSO/CMI, France
The French operational radar network: Past, Present and Future

Sept. 27 at 3:30pm in Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Geoffrey Vallis
GFDL & Princeton University
Climate Sensitivity and Ocean Heat Uptake

May 9
Dr. Ron McTaggart-Cowan
RPN, Environment Canada
The utility of upper boundary nesting in NWP

Apr. 26
Dr. Marko Markovic
Département des sciences de la Terre et de l'atmosphère, UQAM
Simulating Climate and Dynamical Seasonal Forecast using the Global Environmental Multiscale Model with a variable resolution Modeling Approach

Mar. 31
Dr. David Salas
Météo-France
Sea Ice in CNRM-CMS Global Coupled Climate Model: From Seasonal to Centennial Time-Scales

March 21
Dr. Heike Kalesse
Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany
The influence of ice particle habit and spatial variability on the remote sensing of ice cloud optical thickness and effective radius – Case study results nd extremes of surface variables

Mar. 14
Prof. Edwin Gerber
New York University
What Controls the Overturning Circulation of the Stratosphere? ... and the Potential for Abrupt Climate Change!

Mar. 10
Prof. Amanda Lynch
Monash University
Extreme weather and the science-policy interface in the climate regme

March 7
Prof. Scott Gleason
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Concordia University
Towards sea ice remote sensing with reflected GPS signals

Feb. 21
Prof. Francis Poulin
Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Waterloo
CANCELLED

Feb. 17
Dr. Caroline Muller
Princeton University
Relationship between tropical precipitation and water vapor in current climate and under warming

Feb. 14
Prof. Daniel Kirshbaum
University of Reading
Mechanisms of trade-wind convection over tropical islands

Feb. 11
Prof. Paul Myers
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta
Regional high resolution modelling of the Canadian Arctic and the northern North Atlantic

Feb. 8
Prof. Thomas Pedersen
University of Victoria
climate change and the pacific institute for climate solutions: blending science, social science, politics and opportunity

Feb. 7
Prof. Dylan Jones
University of Toronto
Space-based constraints on the summertime distribution of ozone in the middle and upper troposphere of the extratropics

Jan. 31
Dr. Philippe Gachon
Environment Canada
Storm activities over the Hudson bay area and their links with atmospheric variability a

Jan 24 Dr. Jerome Sirven
LOCEAN/ISPL, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
Response of the separated western boundary current to seasonal forcing in a 2.5 layer model with outcropping

Jan. 13
Prof. Kristen Corbosiero
Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, UCLA
Vortex Rossby waves and secondary eyewall formation in high-resolution hurricane simulations

Jan. 7
Prof. Paul Roebber
University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee
A novel ensemble forecast approach - demonstration and application to regional wind power forecasting

Jan. 3
Dr. Justin Minder
Department of Geology and Geophysics, Yale University
Mesoscale controls on the mountainside snowline

2010

December 8
Ian Folkins
Dalhousie University
The physical origin of the convective congestus outflow mode

November 22
Josep Aparicio
Environment Canada, Dorval
Principles and applications of GPS radio occultation observations toNumerical Weather Prediction

November 1
Patrick Ayotte
Universite de Sherbrooke
Molecular-level studies of heterogeneous atmospheric chemistry on ice using beams of molecules and light

October 18
Frederic Laliberte
New York University, NY, USA
Using the Moist and Dry isentropic circulations to quantify changes in the Midlatitudes Stormtracks over the next century

October 4
Jian Lu
George Mason University and Center of Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Studies (COLA), VA, USA
What determine the width of the Hadley cell and the position of midlatitude storm tracks

September 27
Hai Lin
Environment Canada, Dorval
Predictability and Prediction of the NAO

August 24
Dave McLaughlin
University of Massachusetts
Taking stock of the CASA project at year 8

2009

October 22, 2009 (Thursday) 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934:
Michael Sigmond
Research Associate, University of Toronto
"Modeling the mid-latitude circulation response to climate change"

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October 1, 2009 (Thursday) 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934:
Bob Rabin

September 28, 2009 (Monday) 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934:
Georg Heygster
Institute of Environmental Physics, PHAROS - PHysical Analysis of RemOte Sensing images, University of Bremen

September 21, 2009 (Monday) 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934:
Jonathon Wright
Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics, Columiba University

September 14, 2009 (Monday) 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934:
Linda Megner

July 30, 2009 (Thursday) 11:00 am, Burnside Hall 934:
Gilles Bellon
Ph.D. Centre National de Recherches Météorologiques, CNRS/Météo-France, Toulouse
"Monsoon intraseasonal oscillation: atmospheric mechanisms and coupling with the surface"

July 22, 2009 (Wednesday) 2:00 pm, Burnside Hall 934:
Thomas Galarneau
Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences, University at Albany
"Predecessor Rain Events Ahead of Recurving Tropical Cyclones"

May 04, 2009 (Monday) 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934:
Jerome Patoux
Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington

April 30, 2009 (Thursday) 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934:
Philip Gabriel
Department of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University

April 20, 2009 (Monday) 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934:
Amato Evan
Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies, University of Wisconsin at Madison
"The role of aerosols in the evolution of northern tropical Atlantic temperature anomalies"

April 16, 2009 (Thursday) 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934:
Alex Reinecke
National Research Council PostDoctoral Fellow, Naval Research Laboratory
"Using ensemble data assimilation to gain insight into mesoscale predictability"

April 14, 2009 (Tuesday) 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934:
Yong-Sang Choi
Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, M.I.T.
"Abundant supercooled clouds in the polar atmosphere observed from NASA’s A-train satellites"

April 08, 2009 (Wednesday) 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934:
Scott Collins
Australian Weather Bureau
"Radar based observations of convection during TWP-ICE"

April 06, 2009 (Monday) 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934:
Brian Ancell
Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington
"Improving Atmospheric Predictability Through Adaptive Data Assimilation Techniques Using Ensmble Sensitivity"

April 02, 2009 (Thursday) 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934:
Chanh Kieu
Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science, University of Maryland
"On estimation of model errors by perturbed forcing for the Kalman filter"

March 26, 2009 (Thursday) 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934:
D. J. Donaldson
Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto
"Oxidation and photochemis

March 09, 2009 (Monday) 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934:
Vincent Fortin
Meteorological Research Division, Atmospheric Science and Technology Directorate, Environment Canada
"The Canadian Precipitation Analysis: Recent Developments"

February 09, 2009 (Monday) 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934:
Deji Akingunola
Canadian Space Agency
"Modeling the hydrological cycle of Mars"

January 29, 2009 (Thursday) 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934:
John Fyfe
Canadian Centre for Climate Modelling and Analysis (CCCma)
"The impact of a human induced shift in North Pacific circulation on North American surface climate"