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ESRL Physical Sciences Division Seminars 2015

IMPORTANT: As of July 21, 2014, Visitor Center Security will no longer be able to accept IDs from some US states for site access. Please see security procedures for details.

PSD holds seminars in two locations: The PSD South Conference Room (1D403) and the Multipurpose Room (GC402) at the David Skaggs Research Center. All seminar attendees, including pedestrians and bike riders, are required to receive a Visitor Badge from the Visitor Center at the Boulder Dept. of Commerce facilities. Seminar attendees will need to present a valid U.S. photo ID or their Permanent Resident Alien card. If you are a Foreign National without permanent residency please email the seminar coordinator* at least 48 hours prior to the seminar to provide information required for security purposes. You will need to present your passport when you check in at the Visitor Center. Please allow extra time to accommodate these procedures. If you have any questions or are interested in presenting a seminar, please contact one of the following coordinators*: Eli Gunn (303-497-5517) or Barbara Herrli (303-497-3876) .

Date Seminar
13 Aug 2015
Thursday, 1:30 pm
Evan Kalina, NOAA/PSD/HRD
Plowable hailstorms and hurricanes: Using novel observing platforms to improve forecasts of extreme weather events [Abstract]
Room 1D-403 (Coordinator: Eli)
22 Jul 2015
Wednesday, 2:00 pm
Yochanan Kushnir, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Natural and anthropogenic forced trends in the Mediterranean Basin: Pattern and consequences [Abstract]
Room 1D-403 (Coordinator: Eli)
29 May 2015
Friday, 10:00 am
Kristopher Karnauskas, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute
Interactive Relationship between Air Travel and Climate [Abstract]
Room 1D-403 (Coordinator: Barbara)
15 Apr 2015
Wednesday, 10:00 am
Dr. Chris Landsea, Science and Operations Officer NOAA National Hurricane Center, Miami, FL
Hurricanes and Global Warming: Expectations versus Observations [Abstract]
Room 2A305 (Coordinator: Barbara)
08 Apr 2015
Wednesday, 1:00 pm
Simon De Szoeke, Assistant Professor Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science Oregon State University - Corvallis, OR
Tropical Intraseasonal Air-Sea Interaction and the Madden-Julian Oscillation [Abstract]
Room 1D-403 (Coordinator: Barbara)
03 Apr 2015
Friday, 10:00 am
Andrew Hoell, Geography Department University of California Santa Barbara
Pacific Sea Surface Temperature Synchrony and the Regional Forcing of Northern Hemisphere Precipitation [Abstract]
Room 1D-403 (Coordinator: Barbara)
01 Apr 2015
Wednesday, 12:00 pm
Kelly Mahoney, Cooperative Institute for Research in the Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder and NOAA, ESRL, Physical Sciences Division
Extreme Precipitation and Flood Risk Research in Decision-Making Frameworks [Abstract]
Room 1D-403 (Coordinator: Barbara)
18 Mar 2015
Wednesday, 2:00 pm
Jihwang (Aaron) Wang, CIRES and NOAA/ESRL/GSD
The Role of Meteorological Data in Surface Parameterizations and Surface Model Evaluations - Using SiB and HYCOM as Examples [Abstract]
Room 1D-403 (Coordinator: Barbara)
11 Mar 2015
Wednesday, 2:00 pm
Laura Slivinski, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Lagrangian data assimilation: Extracting more information from drifter trajectories [Abstract]
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Room 1D708 (Coordinator: Barbara)
04 Mar 2015
Wednesday, 3:00 pm
Nathan Arnold, Colorado State University
Global-scale convective aggregation and the Madden-Julian oscillation. [Abstract]
Room 1D403 (Coordinator: Barbara)
04 Mar 2015
Wednesday, 10:00 am
Xuguang Wang, School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma
GSI-based Hybrid ensemble-varitional data assimilation for global to storm scale numerical weather prediction [Abstract]
Room 1D403 (Coordinator: Barbara)
03 Mar 2015
Tuesday, 2:00 pm
[Special *FLASH* Seminar]
Vladimir Ostashev, NOAA/ESRL/PSD
Acoustic Travel-Time Tomography of the Atmosphere [Abstract]

Christopher Cox, NOAA/ESRL/PSD
Using Pan-Arctic, Springtime, Surface Radiation Observations to Quantify Atmospheric Preconditioning Processes that Impact the Sea Ice Melt Season [Abstract]
Room 2A305 (Coordinator: Barbara)
25 Feb 2015
Wednesday, 2:00 pm
Alice K. DuVivier, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES)
Wintertime mesoscale winds and their impact on the oceans around southeastern Greenland [Abstract]
Room 1D403 (Coordinator: Shawn)
24 Feb 2015
Tuesday, 1:30 pm
[Special *FLASH* Seminar]
John Albers, NOAA/ESRL/PSD
Scale Interactions and Deep Tropical Potential Vorticity Intrusions During Sudden Stratospheric Warmings [Abstract]

Tom Hamill , NOAA/ESRL/PSD
The National Blend of Models: What is it? What is PSD doing to support it? [Abstract]
Room 1D403 (Coordinator: Barbara)
24 Feb 2015
Tuesday, 10:00 am
Nili Harnik, Dept of Geophysical, Atmospheric & Planetary Sciences Tel Aviv University
Atmospheric jet stream regime transitions and possible implications for weather and climate [Abstract]
Room 1D403 (Coordinator: Shawn)
21 Jan 2015
Wednesday, 2:00 pm
Dr. Johannes Loschnigg, Former White House Staff
The Politics of Climate Change in Washington DC: 'Debates' about the science, confusion about the impacts, and ideological battles. [Abstract]
Room GC402 (Coordinator: Barbara)

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