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AOS Colloquium Series

Fall 2012-2013

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 2012-2013

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 10

Dave Lorenz, UW-Madison, Center for Climatic Research
Topic: Statistical Downscaling of Daily Precipitation and Temperature - A Probabilistic Approach

September 17

David Battisti, University of Washington
Topic: Precessional Forcing, Monsoons, and the Isotopic Composition of Precipitation

September 24

Tracey Holloway, UW-Madison, AOS, Environmental Studies, Civil & Environmental Engineering
Topic: Every Day is a Science Experiment: Atmospheric Modeling for Air Quality Analysis

October 1

*Dept of Chemistry Special Colloquium*
Co-sponsored by AOS
10:00 am
Room 1315 Chemistry
Daniel Cziczo, MIT
Topic: How Can the Chemical Composition of Atmospheric Particles Affect Cloud Formation?

AOS Colloquium at the Regular Time
Matt Hitchman, UW-Madison Atmospheric & Oceanic
Topic: Millennial Cycles - Relevance and Mechanisms

October 8

Matt Shupe, NOAA/ESRL/PSD, Univ of Colorado CIRES
Topic: Persistent Supercooled Liquid Water: A Process-Level Perspective on Arctic Stratiform Clouds

After Colloquium meeting with Matthew Shupe
5-6 PM
Union South - 2nd floor of the Sett

TUESDAY, October 9
*Two Special Colloquiums*

11:00 AM
Room 811
Louis Uccellini, Director of NCEP and President of the American Meteorological Society
Topic: Topic: National Center for Environmental Prediction: Entering a New Era in Earth System Prediction "From the Sun to the Sea"

12:30 PM
Room 823
Dan Hartung, Catastrophe Risk Analyst at Aon Benfield
Topic: The Insurance Industry: Short and Long Term Effects of Major Catastrophes

October 15

Dima Smirnov, NOAA/ESRL
Topic: Investigating Air-Sea Interaction in the North Pacific Ocean

October 22
WISELI Sponsored

Clara Deser, NCAR
Topic: Uncertainty in North American Climate Projections Over the Next 50 Years: The Role of internal Variabilty

October 29

Esther Brady, NCAR
Topic: Climate Sensitivity to Glacial Forcing in the CCSM4

November 5


Thursday, November 8
**4th Annual Robock Lecture**

Dr. Mike Wallace, University of Washington
7:00 PM
Laudon Auditorium, AB20 Weeks Hall
Topic: Attribution of Climate Change in the Presence of Natural Variability

November 12
WISELI Sponsored

Juliana Dias, NOAA
Topic: An Object-Based Approach to Assessing the Organization of Tropical Convection

November 19

Michael Morgan, UW-Madison Atmospheric & Oceanic, NSF Division Director for Geospace & Atmospheric Sciences
Topic: Working at the Intersection of Science and Policy

November 26
*PhD Defense*

Aronne Merelli, UW-Madison Atmospheric and Oceanic
Topic: The Atmospheric Information Content of Earth's Far Infrared Spectrum

December 3

No Colloquium

December 10
*PhD Defense*

Dianna Nelson, UW-Madison Atmospheric and Oceanic
Topic: A Statistical Approach to Understanding Eastern Pacific Tropical Cyclogenesis

Check the University Calendar for additional events this month.

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