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AOS Colloquium Series

Spring 2009-2010

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 2009-2010

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

January 25

V. Chandrasekar, Colorado State University, College of Engineering
Topic:Dual Polarization Weather Radar Principles and Progress

February 1

No Colloquium

February 8 - special colloquium 11:00 AM

Melissa Tuttle-Carr - AOS Alumnus
Topic:Weather and Society - Integrated Studies:Building a community for the future of integrated weather research and practice

February 8

Steve Loheide, UW-Madison, Dept. of Civil Engineering Topic:Groundwater, soil moisture, and vegetation interactions in wet meadows of the Sierra Nevada

February 15

Greg Tripoli, UW-Madison, AOS
Topic:High-resolution multi-scale modeling and hurricanes

February 22

Anastasios Tsonis, UW-Milwaukee, Department of Mathematics
Topic:What do networks have to do with climate?

March 1

Kyle Swanson, UW-Milwaukee, Dept. of Mathematical Sciences
Topic:Climate variability and climate change

March 8

Robert Hart, Florida State University, Meteorology Dept.

March 15

John Zobitz, Augsburg College, Dept. of Mathematics
Topic:Ecosystem data assimilation of a subalpine forest using satellite and atmospheric flux measurements

March 22

Mark Kulie, PhD Defense
Topic:Active and Passive Microwave Remote Sensing of Higher Latitude Precipitation

April 5

Don Wuebbles, UIUC
Co-sponsored with Wisconsin Initiative of Climate Change Impacts http://www.wicci.wisc.edu
*Laudon Auditorium, Room AB20 Weeks Hall*
Topic:Potential Climate Impacts on the Midwest: The U.S. Climate Impacts Assessment

April 12

Jason Dunion, NOAA Hurricane Research Division
Topic:Some Recent Insights into Saharan Dust Storms - From Hurricanes to Climate

April 19

Karen Shell, Oregon State University, College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences
Topic:Using the radiative kernel technique to compare climate feedbacks in coupled and atmospheric GCMs

April 26

Greg McFarquhar, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of Atmospheric Sciences
Topic:Use of In-situ Observations to Examine Aerosol Impacts on Mixed-Phase Arctic Clouds, Radiation, and Climate

May 3

Leslie Smith - UW-Madison, Department of Math
Topic:Turbulence/Applied Math

Check the University Calendar for additional events this month.

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