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AOS Colloquium Series

Fall 2011-2012

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 Spring semester 2010-2011

To sign up to meet the with colloquium speakers, please go to:
You may need to click on the arrow a couple of times to get to the correct week.

September 8


Mark Serreze, University of Colorado, National Snow and Ice Data Center
Topic: The Arctic's Shrinking Sea Ice Cover: Why Should I Care?

September 12

Sam Stechmann, UW-Madison, Department of Mathematics
Topic: Multiscale Theories for the Madden-Julian Oscillation

September 19

No Colloquium

September 26

Takenari Kinoshita, University of Tokyo
Topic: A Formulation of Three-Dimensional Stokes Drift Applicable to Both Inertia Gravity Waves and Rossby Waves

October 3

Dima Smirnov, PhD Defense
Topic: Extratropical Forcing of Tropical Atlantic Variability

October 10

Dave Moore, University of Arizona School of Natural Resources, National Ecolocigal Observational Network
Topic: Ecological Responses to Environmental Change: Measurements and Models at Different Scales

October 17

Henry Juang, NOAA
Topic: The Development and Performance of NCEP GFS in Generalized Hybrid Coordinates

*Special Date and Time*
Thursday, October 20 at 12:20 PM

Ray Pierrhumbert, University of Chicago
Topic: Cumulative Carbon & Anthropocene Climate Protection: Do Methane & Black Carbon Really Matter?

October 24

Allison Steiner, Univeristy of Michigan
Topic: Regional Climate and atmospheric Aerosols: The Effect of Resolution on Climate Forcing and Chemistry-Climate Interactions

October 31

No Colloquium

November 7

Peter Blossey, University of Washington
Topic: Low Cloud Feedbacks on Climate Simulated in High Resolution Large-Eddy Simulation Models

November 14

Andreas Macke, Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research, Leipzig, Germany
Topic: Clouds, Aerosols & Radiation - Marine Research Activities at the Lebnix Institute for Tropospheric Research

November 21

Ben Zimmerman, Weather Central
Topic: Developing Business Intelligence with Applied Weather Data

November 28

Ze'ev Gedalof, CEDaR, University of Guelph
Topic: The Role of Paleoclimatology in Climate Change Science: Challenges, Controversies, and Opportunities

December 5

Anne Sophie Daloz, Centre National de Recherches Meteorologiques, Meteo-France
Topic: Impact of Ocean-Atmosphere Coupling on Atlantic Cyclone Activity in a High-Resolution GCM

December 12


Check the University Calendar for additional events this month.

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