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AOS Colloquium Series

Fall 2006-2007

The Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences sponsors a colloquium each Monday afternoon. Talks are held at 3:30 pm in room 811 of the Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Space Science Building at 1225 W. Dayton Street. You are invited to join us before the colloquium at 3:15 for coffee, tea, and cookies in room 853 Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Space Sciences Building.

If you want to sign up to meet the colloquium speakers, please go to this web site:
You may need to click on the arrow a couple of times to get to the correct week.

September 6 (Special Date and Time)

Wednesday, at 2:25 in AOS 907
Andy Jacobson
NOAA Earth System Research Lab, Global Monitoring Divison
Topic: Oceanic Constraints on the Terrestrial Carbon Cycle

September 11

Po-Hsiung Lin
Department of Atmospheric Sciences, National Taiwan University
Topic: The Eyewall-penetration Reconnaissance Observation of Typhoon Longwang with Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, Aerosonde

September 18

Taneil Uttal
NOAA, Environmental Technology Lab
Topic: Investigating the Role of Clouds in the Arctic Climate System

Sept. 25

Ming Cai
Florida State University
Topic: A Mass Circulation Paradigm for the Annular Mode Variability

October 6 (Special Date, Time, and Room)

Friday at 1PM in Room 1240 Comp. Sci. Building, 1210 W. Dayton St.
Reid Bryson Colloquium
Steve Schneider
Stanford University
Topic: Can We Define - Let Alone Prevent- 'Dangerous' Climate Change

October 9

Michela Biasutti
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Topic: Climate Change in the Sahel

October 16

Rudy Husar, Director
CAPITA, Washington University
Topic: Thoughts on Atmospheric Aerosols: Science, Air Quality and Informatics

October 23

Matt Hitchman
UW-Madison Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
Topic: A Seasonal Climatology of Rossby Wave Breaking in the 320–2000K Layer

October 30

Andrew Majda, Morse Professor of Arts and Sciences
Dept. of Mathematics and Climate, Atmosphere, Ocean Science
Courant Institute of Mathematical Science
New York University
Topic: Multi-Scale Models for the Tropics: A Systematic Route for Improving Theory, Computational, and Predictive Strategies

November 2 (Special Day)

Chris Bretherton
University of Washington
Topic: New Insights into Cumulus Parameterization from Simulations of Shallow and Deep Cumulus Convection

November 6

Bill Collins
National Center for Atmospheric Research
Climate Modeling Section
Topic: Radiative Forcing in Global Climate Models: Problems and Prospects

November 13

Ralf Bennartz
University of Wisconsin
Topic: Global Assessment of Marine Boundary Layer Cloud Droplet Number Concentration from Satellite

November 20

Rob Wood
University of Washington
Topic: The importance of precipitation in marine boundary layer clouds

November 27


December 4

No Colloquium

December 11


Check the University Calendar for additional events this month.

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