Departmental Seminars

Winter 2021

Soon new seminars will be posted.

Fall 2020

September 14th, 1:00 pm, Zoom Meeting
Professor : Dr. Raymond A. Shaw
Distinguished Professor - Department of Physics & Director of the interdepartmental PhD program in Atmospheric Sciences at Michigan Technological University.
Stratocumulus in a box: Resolving "sub-grid-scale" aerosol-cloud interactions in a convection-cloud chamber

September 21st, 1:00 pm, Zoom Meeting
Professor : Dr. Joel Norris
Professor of climate and Atmospheric Sciences at Scripps Institution of  Oceanography
Global Ocean Low cloud  feedback estimated  from observed co-variability  with meteorology 

September 28th, 1:00 pm, Zoom Meeting
Professor : Susan Allen
Professor , Earth and Oceanic Sciences at the University of British Columbia (UBC)
Advection of Mixing in the Salish Sea; what a high resolution, realistic Model can tell us

October 5th , 1:00 pm, Zoom Meeting
Dr. David Paynter
Physical Scientist - Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory
Evaluating Differences in Climate Sensitivity between GFDL CMIP5 and CMIP6 Climate Models.

October 19th , 1:00 pm, Zoom Meeting
Dr. Morgan Cable
Physical Scientist - Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory
Exploring Ocean Worlds.

October 26th , 1:00 pm, Zoom Meeting
Dr. Peter Hitchcock
Assistant Professor - Dept. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
The Stratospheric Polar Vortex and its Influence on Surface Climate.

November 2nd , 1:00 pm, Zoom Meeting
Dr. Paul Myers
Physical Oceanographer, Professor, Assistant Chair Research at Dept. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences - University of Alberta
From Arctic Ocean to the Labrador Sea through the Canadian Arctic - Processes and Pathways.

November 9th, 1:00 pm, Zoom Meeting
Professor : Dr. Mark Buehner

November 16th, 1:00 pm, Zoom Meeting
Professor :  Bart Geerts

November 23rd, 1:00 pm, Zoom Meeting
Professor : Dr. Olivier Asselin

November 30th, 1:00 pm, Zoom Meeting
Professor : Elinor Martin

December 7th, 1:00 pm, Zoom Meeting
Professor : Alexei Korolev

 

 

Winter 2020

January 6, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Professor, Greg McFarquhar
School of Meteorology, The University of Oklahoma
Use of In-situ Cloud Microphysical Observations for Quantifying Ice Cloud Microphysical Properties and Processes, and their Uncertainties

January 20, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
CANCELLED Assistant Professor, Jing Li Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Peking University
New Seminar:
Associate Professor & Chair, Daniel Kirshbaum
Department of Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences, McGill University
Numerically simulated orographic convection across multiple grey zones

January 27, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Research Scientist, Jason Milbrandt
Atmospheric Numerical Weather Prediction Research Section, Meteorological Research Division, Environment and Climate Change Canada
Towards a New Paradigm of Parameterizing Ice-Phase Microphysics in Atmospheric Models 

February 3, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Physical Oceanographer, François Roy
Canadian Centre for Meteorological and Environmental Prediction (CCMEP), Environment and Climate Change Canada
Improving ice-ocean simulations of the Gulf of St. Lawrence for operational applications

February 10, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
CANCELLED- Distinguished Professor, Raymond Shaw
Atmospheric Sciences, Michigan Technological University

February 17, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Assistant Professor, Ángel F. Adames-Corraliza
Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering, University of Michigan
Characterization of the processes that lead to the destabilization and onset of deep tropical convection

February 24, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Professor, Jennifer G. Murphy
Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto
Ammonia’s Impact on Air Quality and Climate in Agricultural Regions and the Arctic

March 9, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Associate Professor, Andreas Zuend
Department of Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences, McGill University
Multiphase Aerosol Thermodynamics – From Phase Separation to Cloud Droplet Activation

Thursday March 19, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Postdoctoral Researcher, Abraham Carsten
School of Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of Victoria, BC

March 23, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Postdoctoral Associate, Djordje Romanic
WindEEE Research Institute, The University of Western Ontario, ON

March 30, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Postdoctoral Fellow, Sina Khani 
Applied Physics Laboratory and School of Oceanography, University of Washington, Seattle

Thursday April 02, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Assistant Research Scientist, Youtong Zheng
Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center (ESSIC), University of Maryland

Fall 2019

September 9, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Professor, Andy Dessler
Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Texas A&M University, Texas
An Estimate of Equilibrium Climate Sensitivity From Interannual Variability

September 16, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Professor, Jean-Pierre Blanchet
Département des sciences de la Terre et de l'atmosphère, L'Université du Québec à Montréal, Montreal
Cloud and Water Vapour Observations from Far IR Radiometry

September 23, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Assistant Professor, Brian Rose
Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences, University of Albany, State University of New York, New York
Why does climate sensitivity go up as ocean heat uptake declines? A linear systems perspective

September 30, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Post-doc, Kyle Gorkowski
Department of Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences, McGill University
What's the Deal with Aerosols?

October 7, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Postdoctoral Researcher, Victoria Slonosky
Department of Geography, McGill University
Rescuing McGill’s Weather: the DRAW (Data Rescue: Archives and Weather) project and Reconstruction of Hazardous Events

***Tuesday, October 8, 10:00 am, Burnside Hall 934***
Professor, Sylwester Arabas
Department of Math & Computer Science,University of Cracow, Poland
Particle-based cloud microphysics: rationale, state of the art and challenges

October 28, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Jane Baldwin
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Ocean and Climate Physics, Columbia University, Earth Institute
What Role Do Mountains Play in Shaping Mean and Extreme Hydroclimate? Lessons from a Tropical Cyclone-Permitting AOGCM

November 4, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Professor, Louis-Philippe Nadeau
Institut des sciences de la mer de Rimouski, Université du Québec à Rimouski, Québec
Periodicity disruption of a model quasi-biennial oscillation

November 11, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Meteorologist, Dave Turner
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC
Evaluating Land-Atmosphere Interactions during LAFE

November 18, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Earth Scientist, Jiwen Fan
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Washington
Understanding Aerosol impacts on Deep Convective Clouds

November 25, (SPECIAL SEMINAR, multiple sessions),1:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Research Scientist, Ron McTaggart, Paul Vaillancourt and Ayrton Zadra
Environment and Climate Change Canada, Government of Canada
Modernization of Atmospheric Physics in Canadian NWP

December 02, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Professor, Shaun Lovejoy
Department of Physics, McGill University
Weather, Macroweather, Climate: reuniting Richardson's strands
 

Summer 2019

May 13, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Scientist, Bipin Kumar
Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune, India
Optimization of DNS code and visualization of data for cloud mixing simulation

Tuesday May 28, 11:00 am, Burnside Hall 934
Research Scientist, Peter Houtekamer
Environment and Climate Change Canada
Estimation of model parameters using an evolutionary algorithm

June 03, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Research Scientist, Jonathan Gero
Space Science and Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Thermodynamic profiling of the atmosphere with ground-based remote sensors: Current capabilities and future challenges

July 08, 11:00 am, Burnside Hall 934
Research scientist, Camille Lique
Laboratoire d'Océanographie Physique et Spatiale (LOPS), France
Some evidence of the importance of bathymetry and eddies for the Arctic dynamics

July 08, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Professor of Climate Physics, Roger Davies
Department of Physics, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
The tropopause perspective in climate modelling: why cloud heights really matter 

July 15, 11:00 am, Burnside Hall 934
Research scientist, Gianluca Meneghello
Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, MIT
The Ice-Ocean Governor: ice-ocean stress feedback limits Beaufort Gyre spin up

July 15, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Assistant Researcher, Irina Gorodetskaya
Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Precipitation and atmospheric rivers over Southern Ocean and Antarctica

August 08, 2:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
PhD candidate, Sutirtha Sengupta
Department of Applied Mathematics, UC Santa Cruz
Instabilities in rotating shear flows: role in driving large scale vortices

Winter 2019

NEW DATE! January 28, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Research Professor, Daniel Keyser,
Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences, University at Albany, NY
Linkages between Tropopause Polar Vortices and the Great Arctic Cyclone of August 2012

POSTPONED!! January 28, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934 Date to be scheduled
Research Scientist, David Paynter,
Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, NOAA

February 11, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Assistant Professor, Thomas Preston,
Department of Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences, McGill University
Optical trapping and spectroscopy of single aerosol particles

February 18, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Associate Professor, Phil Austin,
Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, University of British Columbia
Direct calculations of entrainment and dilution in cumulus convection

February 25, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Assistant Professor, Nicholas Cowan,
Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences, McGill University
The Climate of Short-Period Planets

March 11, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Research Scientist, Graigory Sutherland,
Meteorological Research Division, Environment and Climate Change Canada
A new look at wave dissipation in sea ice

March 18, 4:00 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Associate Professor, Sally Ng,
School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
Organic Nitrate Aerosols from Oxidation of Biogenic Volatile Organic Compounds

March 25, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Postdoctoral Associate, Nicholas Lutsko,
Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, MIT
Using Ideas From Large-Scale Dynamics to Understand Regional Climates

April 01, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Professor, Minghua Zhang,
School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Stony Brook University, NY
Cloud-climate feedback: lessons learned from the CGILS project

April 08, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Professor, Richard Seager,
Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, Palisades, NY
Recent strengthening of the tropical Pacific zonal SST gradient is a dynamically consistent response to rising greenhouse gases

April 15, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Research Associate, Ivy Tan,
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD
Mixed-Phase Clouds and Their Role in a Changing Climate

April 17, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Scientist, Peter Sutherland,
Laboratoire d’Océanographie Physique et Spatiale, IFREMER, Brest, France
Waves in the Arctic: changing dynamics in a changing ocean

April 23, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Senior Research Associate, Yi (Vivian) Huang,
School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment, Monash University, Clayton, Australia
Clouds and precipitation over the Southern Ocean: What do we learn from satellite and in-situ observations?

April 25, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Imperial College Junior Research Fellow, Edward Gryspeerdt,
Space and Atmospheric Physics Group, Imperial College London, UK
Identifying the aerosol impact on clouds

April 29, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Assistant Research Scientist, Alek Petty,
Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center (ESSIC), University of Maryland, MD
Constraining recent variability and future projections of of Arctic sea ice with new and improved remote sensing data

FALL 2018

September 10, 2018, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Professor, Dennis L Hartmann, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle

Tropical Convective Clouds and Climate

September 17, 2018, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Principal Investigator, Norman Loeb, NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA

Satellite Observations of Earth’s Energy Budget and Climate: Past, Present and Future

September 24, 2018, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Assistant Professor, Gretchen Keppel-Aleks, Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering, University of Michigan

Insights on long-term carbon-climate feedbacks from interannual variability in atmospheric CO2

October 01, 2018, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Professor, Gudrun Magnusdottir, Department of Earth System Science, University of California, Irvine

Changes in the wintertime midlatitude flow in climate projections. A tale of two ensembles with a focus on the North Atlantic jet.

October 15, 2018, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Professor, Howard B. (Howie “Cb”) Bluestein, School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, Norman

The formation and structure of the El Reno, Oklahoma tornado on 31 May 2013:  Analysis of rapid-scan, polarimetric, mobile Doppler radar data

October 22, 2018, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
PhD Candidate, Bryn Ronalds, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Colorado State University

Zonal Wind Response to Arctic Sea Ice Loss

October 29, 2018, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Project Scientist, Lulin Xue, Research Applications Laboratory, The National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Irvine

How does the rainfall change over Hawaii in the future? High resolution regional climate simulation of the Hawaiian Islands.

November 05, 2018, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Professor, David Widory, Department of Earth and Atmosphere Sciences
, UQAM
Characterizing air contamination and its respective sources: Isotope insights from direct sampling and bioindicators

November 12, 2018, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Professor, Kent Moore, Department of Physics, University of Toronto Mississauga

Recent extreme events in the Arctic: collapsing ice arches and new polynyas

November 19, 2018, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Assistant Professor, Manabu Shiraiwa, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Irvine

Multiphase Chemistry of Organic Aerosols and ReactiveOxygen Species

November 26, 2018, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Assistant Professor, Justin Minder, Department of Atmospheric & Environmental Sciences, University at Albany

Towards improved understanding & prediction of intense lake-effect snowstorms

December 03, 2018, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Alexander Haumann, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Program, Princeton University, New Jersey

Sea-ice induced Southern Ocean surface cooling in a warming climate

December 17, 2018, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Associate Professor, Jody Klymak,
School of Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of Victoria, BC 
The 2017-18 Eastern annual CNC-SCOR tour speaker
Measuring sub-mesoscale lateral stirring

 

Summer 2018

August 06, 2018, 1:30 pm, Burnside Hall 708
PhD Candidate, Carsten Abraham, School of Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of Victoria 

Regime occupation and transition information obtained from observable meteorological state variables in the stably stratified nocturnal boundary layer

July 25, 2018, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Prof. Sarah Kang, Associate Professor, School of Urban and Environmental Engineering, Ulsan National Institute of Science and technology, South Korea 
Distinct tropical climate response to subpolar energy perturbations from the Northern or Southern Hemisphere

July 18, 2018, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Prof. Szymon Malinowski, Professor Institute of Geophysics, Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw, Poland

Physics of Stratocumulus Top: why cloud top entrainment instability does not work?

May 28, 2018, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Dr David McLaughlin, Professor of ECE & Associate Engineering Dean, University of Massachusetts
Can we sense clear air echoes using low-power x-band radars?

May 7, 2018, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Dr Maud Leriche, Research Scientist, French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), Laboratoire d'Aérologie, Toulouse, France
The role of clouds in the atmospheric chemical composition: from the droplet to the cloud

WINTER 2018

April 16, 2018, Rescheduled to April 30, 2018, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Dr Hans Kreuzer, Professor, Department of Physics and Atmospheric Science, Dalhousie University, Halifax
Digital In-Line Holographic Microscopy: Applications for Atmospheric Science 

April 9, 2018, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Dr Rachel White, Post-doctoral Fellow, Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle
Is it the mountain you think it is? The impacts of individual mountain ranges on circulation, from the ocean to the stratosphere.

April 3, 2018, 2:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Konstantinos Menelaou, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, McGill University, Montréal
A possible three-dimensional mechanism for oscillating wobbles in tropical cyclone-like vortices with concentric eyewalls.

March 12, 2018, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Kristen Corbosiero, Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences, University at Albany - SUNY
Diagnosis of secondary eyewall formation mechanisms in Hurricane Igor (2010)

February 26, 2018, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Chris Fletcher, Geography And Environmental Management, University of Waterloo
The role of terrestrial snow in climate variability and change: insights from models and observations.

February 19, 2018, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
For reasons independent of our department, this week's seminar has been canceled.

February 12, 2018, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Arthur W. Chan, Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, University of Toronto
Chemical Interactions between Organic and Inorganic Components in Atmospheric Aerosols

January 29, 2018, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Daniel Knopf, School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Stony Brook University
What is the role of the organic aerosol component in ice cloud formation?

January 22, 2018, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Dr. Yohai Kaspi, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Weizmann Institute
The spatial structure of midlatitude storm tracks and its response to climate change

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
A new era in monitoring the earth’s atmosphere, land and ocean surface from geostationary satellite with GOES-R

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

 

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