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Departmental Seminars

2024

January 8th, 11:00 am, In-person
Feng Xu, Associate Professor , University of Oklahoma 

January 15th , 11:00 am, In-person (cancelled)
John Fasullo , Project Scientist III , National Center of Atmospheric Research 

January 22nd , 11:00 am, In-person
Dimitris Menemenlis , Research Scientist, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena 

February 5th  , 11:00 am, In-person
Nadine Borduas - Dedekind, Assistant Professor, University of British Columbia 

February 12th  , 11:00 am, In-person
YI Zhang ,  Postdoc Fellow , UC Berkeley 

February 19th , 11:00 am, In person
David Winker , NASA Scientist 

February 26th , 11:00 am, In-person
Russ Schumacher, Professor, Colorado State University and Colorado State Climatologist 

March 11th  , 11:00 am, In-person
Anton Seimon .  Research Scholar, Bard college 

March 18th , 11:00 am, In-person
Jason Cole .Research Scientist, Environment and Climate Change Canada

March 25th  , 11:00 am, In person
Djordje Romanic  , Assistant Professor, McGill University 

April 8th  , 10:00 am, On zoom
Katherine Wilson Director of Knowledge Co-production at SmartICE

May 3rd  , 11:00 am, 
Martin Losh Alfred-Wegener-Institut, Bremerhaven

 

2023

September 18th , 11:00 am, In-person
Hai Lin, Research Scientist, Environment and Climate Change Canada 

September 25th , 11:00 am, In-person
E. Yankovsky , Postdoctoral Researcher, New York University 

October 2nd , 11:00 am, In-person
Brian Mapes, Professor, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Miami

October 23rd , 11:00 am, In-person
Neil Tandon, Assistant Professor, York University 

October 30th  , 11:00 am, In-person
Claudie Beaulieu,  Assistant Professor, Ocean Science Department, UC Santa Cruz

November 6th , 11:00 am, In person
Aldona Wiacek , Associate Professor, St. Mary University 

November 13th, 11:00 am, In-person
Jonathan Martin, Professor, University of Wisconsin at Madison

November 20th , 11:00 am, In-person
George Tselioudis.  Research Physical Scientist, NASA Goddard institute for Space Studies

November 27th , 11:00 am, In person
Henri Drake , Assistant Professor, University of Carolina 

December 4th , 11:00 am, In-Person
Corey Potvin, Research Meteorologist, NOAA/OAR National Severe Storms Lab

 

2022

January 9th , 11:00 am, Hybrid
William K Deward, Professor, Florida State University

January 16th, 11:00 am, In-person
Shaun Lovejoy, Professor, Mcgill

January 23rd, 11:00 am, Hybrid
Yvette Richardson,  Professor, Penn State Meteorology

January 30th, 11:00 am, Hybrid
Mukund Gupta, Postdoc, Caltech

February 06, 11:00 am, Hybrid
Lettie Roach, Associate Associate Research Scientist, Columbia

February 13th , 11:00 am, Hybrid
Knut Von Salzen Research Scientist , ECCC

March 06 , 11:00 am, Hybrid
Jennifer E. Kay , Professor, University of Colorado Boulder

March 13th 11:00 am, Hybrid 
Nicholas Foukal Professor, WHOI, USA

March 20th , 11:00 am,Hybrid
John Peters, Assistant Professor, Penn State

March 27th , 11:00 am, Hybrid
Gary Lackman, Professor, NC State University

April 3rd. 11:00 am, Hybrid
Catherine Neish,  Professor, Western University

2022

November 28, 11:00 am, Hybrid
Jonathan Wright, Associate Professor, Tsinghua University

November 21, 11:00 am, In-person
Alexis Berg, Research Associate, Institute Pierre Simon

November 14, 11:00 am, Hybrid
Marko Markovic, Physical Scientist, Meteorological Service of Canada

November 7, 11:00 am, Hybrid 
Matthew Berg, Assistant Professor, Kansas State University

October 31, 11:00 am, Zoom Meeting
Dhruv Balwada, Associate research Scientist, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

October 24, 11:00 am, In person
Miriam Freedman, Associate Professor, University of Penn State

October 17, 11:00 am, Hybrid
Lauren Zamora, Associate Research Scientist, University of Maryland

September 26, 11:00 am, Zoom Meeting
Debra Wunch, Associate Professor, University of Toronto

September 19, 11:00 am, In person
Fred Fabry, Professor, McGill University

September 12, 11:00 am, In-Person
Jean -Francois Boily, Professor, UMEA University

April 11, 11:00 am, Zoom Meeting
Ray Nassar, Research Scientist, ECCC

April 4, 11:00 am, Zoom Meeting
Brian Colle, Professor, Stony Brook University

March 28, 11:00 am, Zoom Meeting
Massimiliano Burlando, Professor, University of Genoa, Italy

March 21, 11:00 am, Zoom Meeting
Michael Waite, Associate Professor, University of Waterloo

March 14, 11:00 am, Zoom Meeting
Mian Chin, Senior Scientist, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

March 7, 11:00 am, Zoom Meeting
Robert Fovell, Professor, SUNY Albany

February 21, 11:00 am, Zoom Meeting
Hannah Zanowski, Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin

February 14, 11:00 am, Zoom Meeting
David Rolnick, Assistant Professor, McGill University

February 7, 11:00 am, Zoom Meeting
Laura Pan, Senior Scientist, National Center for Atmospheric Research

January 31, 11:00 am, Zoom Meeting
Johnny Luo, Professor, City University of New York

January 24, 11:00 am, Zoom Meeting
Hansi Singh, Assistant Professor, University of Victoria

January 17, 11:00 am, Zoom Meeting
Georgy Manucharyan, Assistant Professor, University of Washington

January 10, 11:00 am, Zoom Meeting
Daniel Feldman, Staff Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

2021

December 6, 11:00 am, Zoom Meeting
Dylan Jervis, Systems Specialist, GHGSat Inc.

November 29, 11:00 am, Zoom Meeting
Mitch Bushuk, Research Scientist, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory

November 22, 11:00 am, Zoom Meeting
Aaron Donohoe, Senior Research Scientist, University of Washington
The partitioning of poleward energy transport in the climate system; model biases and the near invariance of total energy transport under climate forcing.

November 15, 11:00 am, Zoom Meeting
Havala Pye, Physical Scientist, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Using Atmospheric Chemistry to Improve Public Health

November 8, 11:00 am, Zoom Meeting
Lynn McMurdie, Research Professor, Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington
Investigation of Microphysics for Atlantic Coast-Threatening Snowstorms (IMPACTS): Results from the first deployment in winter 2020 and a look ahead to winter 2022

November 1, 11:00 am, Zoom Meeting
Mary-Louise Timmermans, Professor, Damon Wells Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Yale University
Heat and freshwater dynamics and change in the Arctic Ocean's Beaufort Gyre

October 25, 11:00 am, Zoom Meeting
Xiaohong Liu, Professor, Texas A&M University
Ice Formation in Arctic Mixed-Phase Clouds and Impacts on Cloud Properties

October 18, 11:00 am, Zoom Meeting
Robert J. Sica, Professor & Chair, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Western Ontario
MPLCAN: a new Canadian Network of Micro-Pulse Lidars to Study Clouds, Aerosols, and the Boundary Layer

October 4, 11:00 am, Zoom Meeting
Sam Childs, Research Meteorologist, U.S. Air Force
Championing and Leveraging the Individual in Extreme Weather and Climate Research

September 27, 11:00 am, Zoom Meeting
Andrea Scott, Associate Professor, Department of Systems Design Engineering, University of Waterloo
Estimating sea ice concentration from passive and active microwave data; limitation and recent approaches

September 20, 11:00 am, Zoom Meeting
Marysa Lague, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Coldwater Lab/Center of Hydrology, University of Saskatchewan
Land surface effects on global climate

September 13, 11:00 am, Zoom Meeting
Kim Strong,Professor, Department of Physics, University of Toronto
The Polar Environment Atmospheric Research Laboratory: Probing the Atmosphere of the High Arctic at 80N

April 12, 1:00 pm, Zoom Meeting
Xiyue (Sally) Zhang

March 29, 1:00 pm, Zoom Meeting
Lazaros Oreopoulos

March 22, 1:00 pm, Zoom Meeting
Leonard Barrie

March 15, 1:00 pm, Zoom Meeting
Rym Msadek

March 8,1:00 pm, Zoom Meeting
Ivy Frenger

February 22, 1:00 pm, Zoom Meeting
Mengistu Wolde

February 15, 1:00 pm, Zoom Meeting
Nicole Feldl

February 8, 1:00 pm, Zoom Meeting
TBA

February 1, 1:00 pm, Zoom Meeting
Gunner Spreen

January 25, 1:00 pm, Zoom Meeting
Jing Li

January 18, 1:00 pm, Zoom Meeting
Alexei Korolev

January 11, 1:00 pm, Zoom Meeting
Dan Lubin

January 4, 1:00 pm, Zoom Meeting
Marc Bocquet

2020

November 30, 1:00 pm, Zoom Meeting
Elinor Martin, Assistant Professor, Associate Director for Undergraduate Studies, School of Meteorology, The University of Oklahoma
Precipitation Extremes, Whiplashes, and Stakeholder Engagement

November 23, 1:00 pm, Zoom Meeting
Olivier Asselin, Post Doctorate Scholar, Climate, Atmospheric Sciences and Physical Oceanography, UC San Diego
Microphysics and mesoscale dynamics of marine boundary-layer clouds in cold air over open water

November 16, 1:00 pm, Zoom Meeting
Bart Geerts, Atmospheric Sciences, University of Wyoming
Microphysics and mesoscale dynamics of marine boundary-layer clouds in cold air over open water

November 9, 1:00 pm, Zoom Meeting
Mark Buehner, Research Scientist, Environment and Climate Change Canada
Local Ensemble Transform Kalman Filter with Cross Validation

November 2, 1:00 pm, Zoom Meeting
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

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

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

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

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

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

September 14, 1:00 pm, Zoom Meeting
Raymond A. Shaw, Professor, Distinguished Professor, Michigan Technological University
Stratocumulus in a box: Resolving "sub-grid-scale" aerosol-cloud interactions in a convection-cloud chamber

April 2, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Youtong Zheng, Assistant Research Scientist, Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center (ESSIC), University of Maryland

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

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

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

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

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

February 17, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Ángel F. Adames-Corraliza, Assistant Professor, 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 3, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
François Roy, Physical Oceanographer, 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

January 27, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Jason Milbrandt, Research Scientist, 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

January 20, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Daniel Kirshbaum, Associate Professor & Chair, Department of Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences, McGill University
Numerically simulated orographic convection across multiple grey zones

January 6, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Greg McFarquhar, Professor, 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

2019

December 2, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Shaun Lovejoy, Professor, Department of Physics, McGill University
Weather, Macroweather, Climate: reuniting Richardson's strand

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

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

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

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

October 28, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Jane Baldwin, Postdoctoral Research Scientist, 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

 

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

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

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

September 23, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Brian Rose, Assistant Professor, 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 16, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Jean-Pierre Blanchet, Professor, 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 9, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Andy Dessler, Professor, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Texas A&M University, Texas
An Estimate of Equilibrium Climate Sensitivity From Interannual Variability

August 8, 2:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Sutirtha Sengupta, PhD candidate, Department of Applied Mathematics, UC Santa Cruz
Instabilities in rotating shear flows: role in driving large scale vortices

July 15, 11:00 am, Burnside Hall 934
Gianluca Meneghello, Research scientist, 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
Irina Gorodetskaya, Assistant Researcher, Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Precipitation and atmospheric rivers over Southern Ocean and Antarctica

July 8, 11:00 am, Burnside Hall 934
Camille Lique, Research scientist, Laboratoire d'Océanographie Physique et Spatiale (LOPS), France
Some evidence of the importance of bathymetry and eddies for the Arctic dynamics

July 8, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Roger Davies, Professor of Climate Physics, Department of Physics, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
The tropopause perspective in climate modelling: why cloud heights really matter

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

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

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

April 29, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Alek Petty, Assistant Research Scientist, 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

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

April 23, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Yi (Vivian) Huang, Senior Research Associate, 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 17, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Peter Sutherland, Scientist, Laboratoire d’Océanographie Physique et Spatiale, IFREMER, Brest, France
Waves in the Arctic: changing dynamics in a changing ocean

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

April 08, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Richard Seager, Professor, 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 01, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
inghua Zhang, Professor, School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Stony Brook University, NY
Cloud-climate feedback: lessons learned from the CGILS project

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2018

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

December 03, 2018, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Alexander Haumann, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Program, Princeton University, New Jersey
Sea-ice induced Southern Ocean surface cooling in a warming climate

November 26, 2018, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Justin Minder, Assistant Professor, Department of Atmospheric & Environmental Sciences, University at Albany
Towards improved understanding & prediction of intense lake-effect snowstorms

November 19, 2018, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Manabu Shiraiwa, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Irvine
Multiphase Chemistry of Organic Aerosols and ReactiveOxygen Species

November 12, 2018, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Kent Moore, Professor, Department of Physics, University of Toronto Mississauga
Recent extreme events in the Arctic: collapsing ice arches and new polynyas

 

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

October 29, 2018, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Lulin Xue, Project Scientist, 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

October 22, 2018, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Bryn Ronalds, PhD Candidate, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Colorado State University
Zonal Wind Response to Arctic Sea Ice Loss

October 15, 2018, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Howard B. (Howie “Cb”) Bluestein, Professor, 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 01, 2018, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Gudrun Magnusdottir, Professor, 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

September 24, 2018, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Gretchen Keppel-Aleks, Assistant Professor, Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering, University of Michigan
Insights on long-term carbon-climate feedbacks from interannual variability in atmospheric CO2

September 17, 2018, 3:30 pm, Burnside Hall 934
Norman Loeb, Principal Investigator, NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA
​Satellite Observations of Earth’s Energy Budget and Climate: Past, Present and Future

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

August 06, 2018, 1:30 pm, Burnside Hall 708
Carsten Abraham, PhD Candidate, 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

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 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

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

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

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 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 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

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

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 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

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

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 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

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

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

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

Nov. 28, 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

Nov. 21, 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

Nov. 14, 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

Nov. 8, 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

Nov. 7, 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!

Oct. 27, 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

Oct. 24, 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

Oct. 17, 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

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

Sept. 26, 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

Sept. 19, 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

Sept. 12, 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 Sciences, 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, Harvard 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
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 timescales

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