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).

Coordinator: Lorenzo Polvani

Special APAM-Mech Engineering Seminar

Johnny Luo, CUNY
"Satellite-Based Estimates of Convective Mass Flux: A New Approach and Potential Applications"
Host: Ding Ma

9/19/17 (Tuesday, 2:45 PM, 214 Mudd)
Joint Applied Mathematics Colloquium / SEAS Colloquium in Climate Science
Michael Ghil, Ecole Normale Supérieure & UCLA
"Climate Change & Climate Variability: A Unified Mathematical Framework"
Host: Michael Tippett

Brian Rose, University of Albany-SUNY
"Why does climate sensitivity go up as ocean heat uptake declines? A linear systems perspective"
Host: Ding Ma

Clara Orbe, Johns Hopkins University/GESTAR, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
"Large-Scale Tropospheric Transport: Constraints from Models and Observations"
Host: Antara Banerjee

Edmund Chang, SUNY Stony Brook
"Extratropical Cyclones and Weather Extremes"
Host: Ding Ma

Yohai Kaspi, Weizmann Institute of Science
Host: Aditi Sheshadri

Larissa Back, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Host: Ding Ma

10/24/17 (Tuesday, time TBD)
Nicholas Lutsko, Princeton University
Host: Ding Ma

Anthony Broccoli, Rutgers University

Andrew Dessler, Texas A&M
Host: Antara Banerjee

Nadir Jeevanjee, Princeton University
Host: Ding Ma


Special Extreme Weather / SCiCS / Applied Mathematics Colloquium
Tobias Geiger, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impacts Research (PIK)
Host: Adam Sobel

Hyemi Kim, Stony Brook University
Host: Chia-Ying Lee

James Booth, CUNY

Spring 2018

Deanna Hence, University of Illinois
Host: Adam Sobel


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SCiCS History

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