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Monthly Calendar for AOS

April 2017

Monday, April 3
AOS Colloquium
3:30PM
Room 811 AOSS
Speaker: Vincent Larson, Professor, Mathematical Sciences, UW - Milwuaukee
Topic: Do cloud parameterizations have to be so kludgy?

Tuesday, April 4
CPEP Seminar
1:00pm
Room 811 AOSS
Speaker: Joe Parisi, Dane County Executive
Topic: Joe Parisi Environmental Issues

Wednesday, April 5
Department Seminar
2:30pm
Room 811
Speaker: Larissa Back, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Topic: Personal Tales of Reconciling Observations and Theory

Thursday, April 6
Weston Roundtable
4:30pm
1106 Mechanical Engineering
1513 University Avenue
Speaker: Alexander Pfaff, Professor, Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University
Topic: Sustainability Through Policies that Integrate Environment and Development

Friday, April 7
Wx Watch
12:20pm
Room 811
An informal discussion of the past week's weather, the current conditions, and the upcoming forecast led by students and faculty. Bring your lunch!

Monday, April 10
AOS Colloquium
3:30PM
Room 811 AOSS
Speaker: Kristopher Karnauskas, Assistant Professor, University of Colorado - Boulder
Topic: Equatorial Islands and the Continua of Ocean-Climate Variability

Tuesday, April 11
NO CPEP Seminar this week

Wednesday, April 12 - MS THESIS
Department Seminar
2:30pm
Room 811
Speaker: Lindsey Nytes, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Topic:An Investigation of Temporal Variability in Jet Available Potential Energy

Thursday, April 13
Weston Roundtable
4:30pm
1106 Mechanical Engineering
1513 University Avenue
Speaker: Thomas S. Bianchi, Ph.D., Jon and Beverly Thompson Endowed Chair of Geological Sciences, University of Florida
Topic: Deltas and Humans: A Long Relationship now Threatened by Global Change

Friday, April 14
Wx Watch
12:20pm
Room 811
An informal discussion of the past week's weather, the current conditions, and the upcoming forecast led by students and faculty. Bring your lunch!

Monday, April 17
Capstone Seminar, AOS 405
Room: 823
Presenters:
1:20-1:40; Zoe Brooke Zibton, An Adaptive Forecast Algorithm Based on Ensemble Output
1:40-2:00; Kip Nielsen, An Investigation of Boundary Layer Depth Retrieval from the SPARC Trailer at the Park Falls WLEF Tall Tower
2:00-2:20; Shae Hamm, Exploring Tornadogenesis

Monday, April 17
AOS Colloquium
3:30PM
Room 811 AOSS
Speaker: Raymond A. Shaw, Atmospheric Sciences Program and Department of Physics, Michigan Technological University
Topic: Turbulence-induced broadening of cloud-droplet size distributions: Implications for aerosol effects on climate

Tuesday, April 18
NO CPEP Seminar this week

EARTH DAY SUMMIT

Wednesday, April 19 - MS THESIS
Department Seminar
2:30pm
Room 811
Speaker: Elliot Shiben, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Topic: Investigating STE and Transport Pathways Near Midlatitude Cyclones Using START-08 and the UWNMS

Wednesday, April 19
8th Annual ROBOCK LECTURE
7:00pm
Room 811
Speaker: Roz Naylor, Senior Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Senior Fellow, Stanford Woods Institute, William Wrigley Professor of Earth System Science, Professor, by courtesy, of Economics
Topic:Bridging the Divide Between Food Security and Nutrition Security: Can a world of 9 billion be well fed?

Friday, April 21
Wx Watch
12:20pm
Room 811
An informal discussion of the past week's weather, the current conditions, and the upcoming forecast led by students and faculty. Bring your lunch!

Monday, April 24
Capstone Seminar, AOS 405
Room: 823
Presenters:
1:20-1:35; Samantha VanDyke, The Structure and Dynamics of Mesoscale Convective Systems
1:35-1:50; Cody Beeson, Frost Potential: Sacia Orchards
1:50-2:05; Benjamin Rodenkirch, Tornadogenesis Around the World
2:05-2:20; Travis Rizert, Weather and Aircraft

Peer Reviews due

Monday, April 24 -PhD Defense
AOS Colloquium
1:45PM
Room 811 AOSS
Speaker: Yan Yu, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Topic: Vegetation-climate feedbacks in the Sahel: a combined statistical and dynamical assessment

Monday, April 24
AOS Colloquium
3:30PM
Room 811 AOSS
Speaker: Gudrun Magnusdottir, Department of Earth System Science, University of California-Irvine
Topic: Forcing of the wintertime atmospheric circulation by multidecadal fluctuations of the North Atlantic ocean

Tuesday, April 25
CPEP Seminar
1:00pm
Room 811 AOSS
Speaker: John Hawks, Department of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Topic:

Wednesday, April 26 - MS THESIS
Department Seminar
2:30pm
Room 811
Speaker: Rebecca Schultz, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Topic:Advancing Hyperspectral Sounder Applications in Analysis of Pyrocumulonimbus Events

Friday, April 28
Wx Watch
12:20pm
Room 811
An informal discussion of the past week's weather, the current conditions, and the upcoming forecast led by students and faculty. Bring your lunch!

Friday, April 28
AOS 401 Meteorological Measurements Final Project Presentation
1:00pm
Room 1411
Speakers: Andrew Baird, Callyn Bloch, Austin Delaney, Matt Lane, Kevin Van Schoyck, Samantha Van Dyke
Topic: Low Level Effects of Easterly Lake Winds on Wisconsin’s Inland Boundary Layer

Friday, April 28
AOS Student Award Presentation
3:00pm
Room 853
Honoring our AOS students who have won various awards within the Department.

Wednesday, June 14 - MS THESIS
Department Seminar
2:30pm
Room 811
Speaker: Joseph Nettesheim, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Topic: A Numerical Study on the Aerodynamics of Freely Falling Planar Ice Crystals


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