Past PSD Climate Diagnostics Seminars: 2006

Note: All seminars were at the David Skaggs Research Center unless specifically noted otherwise. A list of current PSD seminars is also available.

Date Title Speaker Time/Room
Thursday
5 January 2006
Note: Special Thursday Seminar

In defense of Milankovich

Gerard Roe,
University of Washington
2 PM/1D 403

Refreshments at 1:50

Wednesday
18 January 2006
Atmospheric Feedbacks Over the Pacific Cold-Tongue: Results From Models and Observations (abstract) De-Zheng Sun,
CIRES Climate Diagnostics Center and ESRL/PSD
2 PM/1D 403

Refreshments at 1:50

Wednesday
25 January 2006
Critical climate controls and information needs for environmental assessment and adaptive management in the Grand Canyon region (abstract) Shaleen Jain,
CIRES Climate Diagnostics Center and ESRL/PSD
2 PM/1D 403

Refreshments at 1:50

Thursday
26 January 2006
Note: Special Thursday lunchtime brown-bag seminar

Solar influence on Indian monsoon and ENSO through stratospheric dynamical processes.
Kunihiko Kodera
Meteorological Research Institute, Tsukuba, Japan.
12:15 pm Room 1D403
Wednesday
1 March 2006
Climate, Weather, and Physical-Biological Coupling Research in a Great Lakes Context (abstract) Brent Lofgren,
NOAA
Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory
2 PM/1D 403

Refreshments at 1:50

Wednesday 26 July 2006, 2:00pm PSD-South conference room (1D403)

Can polarisation help NEXRAD to provide better rainfall estimates? [Abstract]

Anthony Illingworth, University of Reading ()

Refreshments at 1:50 pm


Thursday, 27 July 2006, 2:00 pm DSRC Multipurpose Room (GC402)

The variability in the summer Arctic cloud-capped boundary layer [Abstract]

Michael Tjernstrom, CIRES Visiting Fellow

Refreshments at 1:50 pm


Wednesday 2 August 2006, 2:00 pm DSRC Multipurpose Room (GC402)

Sensitivity of the United States economy to weather variability [Abstract]

Jeffrey Lazo, NCAR

Refreshments at 1:50 pm


Thursday 24 August 2006, 2:00 pm PSD-South conference Room (1D403)

Climate information for rural watershed management through agroforestry and urban rainwater harvesting [Abstract]

Raghu Murtugudde, University of Maryland

Refreshments at 1:50 pm


Wednesday 6 September 2006, 2:00 pm PSD-South conference Room (1D403)

Are there distinct metastable atmospheric regimes despite nearly Gaussian statistics? [Abstract]

Christian Franzke, NCAR

Refreshments at 1:50 pm


Informal Seminar -- Feel free to bring your lunch!

Tuesday 26 September, 12:00 pm PSD-South conference Room (1D403)

Atmosphere-Ocean Interactions in the Indo-Pacific Region and the Tropospheric Biennial Oscillation [Abstract]

Tim Li, IPRC and Dept. of Meteorology, University of Hawaii


Wednesday 27 September, 2:00 pm PSD-South conference Room (1D403)

Seasonality of Intraseasonal Oscillations in the tropical atmosphere and ocean and Origin of Bi-weekly and Lower-frequency modes [Abstract]

Tim Li, IPRC and Dept. of Meteorology, University of Hawaii

Refreshments at 1:50 pm


Wednesday 4 October 2006, 2:00 pm PSD-South conference Room (1D403)

Understanding the Tropical Biases in GCMs: Double-ITCZ, ENSO, MJO and Convectively Coupled Equatorial Waves [Abstract]

Jialin Lin, ESRL/PSD and CIRES, University of Colorado

Refreshments at 1:50 pm


Note Special Time: 3:00 pm

Wednesday 11 October 2006, 3:00 pm PSD-South conference Room (1D403)

Characterization of the comparative skill of conceptual and physically-based snow models for streamflow prediction [Abstract]

Kristie J. Franz, Dept. of Geol. and Atmos. Sciences, Iowa State University

Refreshments at 2:50 pm


Wednesday 18 October 2006, 2:00 pm DSRC Multipurpose Room (GC402)

Evaluating climate model simulations of clouds, radiation, and precipitation [Abstract]

Robert Pincus,ESRL/PSD and CIRES, University of Colorado

Refreshments at 1:50 pm


Note: Special Friday Seminar

Friday 27 October 2006, 2:00 pm PSD-South conference Room (1D403)

The assessment of present and future change of extreme daily precipitation as simulated by IPCC AR4 models

Cheng-Ta Chen, National Taiwan Normal University

Refreshments at 1:50 pm


Note: Special Monday Seminar

Monday 30 October 2006, 2:00 pm PSD-South conference Room (1D403)

Convection in the tropical northwest Pacific, atmosphere/ocean coupling and extratropical ENSO response

Ileana Blade, University of Barcelona

Refreshments at 1:50 pm


Wednesday 1 November 2006, 2:00 pm PSD-South conference Room (1D403)

Tropical Atlantic and Caribbean Climate Variations During The Past Eight Centuries [Abstract]

Hali Kilbourne, ESRL/PSD and NRC Postdoctoral Fellow

Refreshments at 1:50 pm


Wednesday 15 November 2006, 2:00 pm DSRC Multipurpose Room (GC 402)

Stochastic Linear Models of Nonlinear Geosystems [Abstract]

Cecile Penland, ESRL/PSD

Refreshments at 1:50 pm


Wednesday 29 November 2006, 2:00 pm David Skaggs Building- PSD South Conference Room (1D403)

Sponsored jointly with the Western Water Assessment

Shortwave Radiative and Snowmelt Forcing by Dust Deposition in Mountain Snow Cover [Abstract]

Tom Painter, National Snow and Ice Data Center

Refreshments at 1:50 pm


Monday 4 December 2006, 12:00 pm PSD-South conference Room (1D403)

Comparative Constraints on Climate Sensitivity using a Multi-Thousand Member Climate Model Ensemble

Ben Sanderson, University of Oxford