SEAS Colloquium in Climate Science (SCiCS)

The SEAS Colloquium in Climate Science (SCiCS) meets on selected Thursday afternoons, during the academic year, in room 214 Mudd, from 2:45-3:45 PM (unless otherwise noted).

Fall 2014 Coordinator: Lorenzo Polvani
Spring 2015 Coordinator: Adam Sobel

September 18
Katinka Bellomo, University Miami
"The influence of cloud feedbacks on the leading modes of internal climate variability"

October 28 (Tuesday, 2:45 PM, 214 Mudd)
Shane Keating, University of New South Wales
"The Oceanic Charney Problem: the role of surface buoyancy gradients on mesocale eddies and waves"
Host: Ryan Abernathey

October 30
In-Sik Kang, Seoul National University
"A GCM with explicit cloud microphysics for simulation of extreme precipitation frequency"

Host: Shuguang Wang

November 6
Ross Salawitch, University of Maryland
"Empirical Determination of the Human Influence on Climate Change"
Host: Lorenzo Polvani

November 13
Dimitris Giannakis, NYU
"Data-driven methods for climate science: Extracting and predicting large-scale patterns of organized convection in the tropics"
Host: Ari Solomon

November 20
Martin Singh, Harvard University
"Moist convection in different climates: lessons from radiative-convective equilibrium"
Host: Shuguang Wang

January 22
Melissa Gervais, McGill University
"The Evolution of Arctic Air Masses in a Warming World"
Host: Lorenzo Polvani

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SCiCS History

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