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AOS Colloquium Series

Fall 2008-2009

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.

The following talks are currently scheduled for Fall semester 2008-2009

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 8

Georg Grell, NOAA/ESRL
Topic:Development and application of a state-of-the-art coupled multi-scale air quality and weather prediction model (WRF-Chem)

September 15

Ping Yang, Texas A&M
Topic:The Eternal Flame

September 22

Larry Berg, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Topic:Investigations of Cloud-Aerosol Interactions in Fields of Shallow Cumuli

September 29

Jay Austin, University of Minnesota-Duluth, Large Lakes Observatory
Topic:Interannual Variablilty in Lake Superior:The Role of Ice

October 6

Zbig Sorbjan, Marquette University
Topic:Microstructure of Turbulence in the Stably Stratified Boundary Layer

October 13

Linda Mearns, NCAR, Institute for the Study of Society and Environment
Topic: Developing 'credibility' for regional scale simulations of future climate change

October 20

Jack Williams, UW-Madison Department of Geography
Topic: Mapping the spatiotemporal patterns of the timing and abruptness of early Holocene aridity in midcontinental North America

October 27

Fred Carr, University of Oklahoma
Topic:Collaborative Adaptive Sensing of the Atmosphere (CASA): A New Paradigm for Atmospheric Sensing

November 3

John Young, UW-Madison Emeritus
Topic:Changing Winds of Meteorology: Science Tales from my Wisconsin Career

November 10

Natalie Mahowald, Cornell University, Dept.of Earth & Atmospheric Science
Topic: Desert dust, climate and biogeochemistry

November 17

Suzana Camargo, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University
Topic:Examining the relationship of tropical cyclone activity with ENSO and Madden-Julian Oscillation

November 24

Scott Lindstrom, SSEC University of Wisconsin-Madison
Topic:The Direct Broadcast version of the CIMSS Regional Assimilation System for Global and local users

★November 25★
★Special Colloquium★

Chris Davis, MMM, NCAR
Topic:The Vertical Structure of Mesoscale Convective Vortices

December 1

Galen McKinley, UW-Madison
Topic:Trends in the Ocean Carbon Cycle:A North Atlantic Perspective

December 8

Dylan Jones, University of Toronto
Topic:Quantifying the Impact of Long-Range Transport on the Distribution of Ozone in the Extratropics Using Observations from the Tropospheric Emission Spectrometer

Check the University Calendar for additional events this month.

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