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).

Spring 2015 Coordinators: Shuguang Wang, Ari Solomon, & Adam Sobel

February 5
David Da-Wei Yao, Industrial Eng. & Operations Research Dept., Columbia University
(Sponsored by the Columbia Initiative on Extreme Weather and Climate)
"A Stochastic Network Approach to Contagion Dynamics"

February 12
Melissa Gervais, McGill University
"The Evolution of Arctic Air Masses in a Warming World"

Februay 19

Jean-Philippe Duvel, LMD/ENS, Paris
(Sponsored by the Columbia Alliance Program)
"Initiation and Intensification of Tropical Depressions over the Southern Indian Ocean: Influence of the MJO"

February 26
Lei Wang, University of Chicago
"The Timescale of Wave-mean Flow Interaction in the Troposphere"

March 5
Ming Yi, NOAA/GFDL/Princeton University - CANCELLED
"Toward Understanding Global and Regional Climate Change"

March 12

William Seviour, Johns Hopkins University
"Extreme Variability of the Stratospheric Polar Vortex"

March 26
Marvin Geller, Stony Brook University
"My Intermittent Fascination with the QBO"

April 2

Chiara Lepore
, LDEO/Columbia University

"Precipitation Extremes and their dependence on atmospheric variables"

April 9

Jose Blanchet
, Industrial Eng. & Operations Research Dept., Columbia University
(Sponsored by the Columbia Initiative on Extreme Weather and Climate)
"On Extreme Value Theory: Robustness, Optimization, and Monte Carlo"

April 23
Baoqiang Xiang, GFDL/Princeton University
"Evaluation of MJO prediction skill in a new version of GFDL model"

April 30
Jimmy Booth, CUNY
Title TBA

May 7
Dan Chavas, Princeton University
Title TBA

To be added to or removed from the SCiCS email list, please send an email to: seasinfo.apam@columbia.edu

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SCiCS History


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