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AOS Colloquium Series

Spring 2014-2015

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 2014-2015

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.

January 26

Dargan Frierson, University of Washington
Topic: Why is the ITCZ in the Northern Hemisphere? And why is there a double ITCZ problem

February 2

Jim Kossin, NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information
Topic: Uncertainties in the Causes of Past and Projected Atlantic Hurricane Variability

February 9

No Colloquium this week

February 16

Greg Tripoli, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, UW-Madison
Topic: A global analysis of tropical - extratropical interaction in the UTLS

****February 20****SPECIAL DAY/TIME****

Emanuele Di Lorenzo, Earth and Atmospheric Science, Georgia Institute fo Technology
Topic:Record warming of the North Pacific and failed 2014 El Niño

February 23

Hank Revercomb, SSEC Director, UW-Madison
Topic: Benchmarking Earth's Climate from Space: The long path toward a new NASA CLARREO Mission

March 2

Jin-Yi Yu, University of California-Irvine
Topic: The Early-1990s Climate Shift in the Pacific

March 9

Matt Newman, Cooperative Institute for Research in the Evnironmental Sciences (CIRES)
Topic:Empirical dynamical models of daily to decadal variability and predictability

March 20
****March 20****SPECIAL DAY/TIME****

Jon Davis, Meteorology Team Lead @ EarthRisk Technologies, Inc.
Topic: Applied Meteorology: 30 years in Energy and Agriculture

Tuesday, March 24

6th Annual Len Robock Lecture, Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, H.F. DeLuca Forum @ 7:00pm
Kerry Emanuel, Program in Atmospheres, Oceans and Climate, MIT
Topic: The Problem of Hurricanes and Climate

Wednesday, March 25

Kerry Emanuel, Program in Atmospheres, Oceans and Climate, MIT
Topic: Radiative-Convective Instability: Implications for Tropical Weather and Climate

March 30

No Colloquium, Spring Break

April 6

Darren Pilcher, PhD Defense, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, UW-Madison
Topic:Drivers of Large Lake and Marine Carbon Cycling: A Regional to Global Perspective

April 13

No Colloquium this week

April 20

Speaker: Dave Turner, National Severe Storms Laboratory / NOAA
Topic:A Future Ground-based Network of Thermodynamic Profilers: The Infrared Spectrometer Option

April 27

Anita Rapp, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Texas A&M University
Topic: Multiscale Impacts of Precipitation on Marine Boundary Layer Clouds

May 4

Dennis Hartmann, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington
Topic: The Southern Ocean Cloud Feedback Dipole: Observations and Modeling

Check the University Calendar for additional events this month.

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