SEAS Colloquium in Climte Science (SCiCS) 2009-2010

9/17/09
Jonathon Wright, Columbia University/APAM
"Diagnosis of relative humidity changes in a warmer climate using tracers of last saturation"
Host: Lorenzo Polvani


9/24/09

Rob Korty, Texas A&M University
"Tropospheric thermal stratification across climate states"
Host: Lorenzo Polvani


10/1/09

Isla Simpson, University of Toronto
"The role of eddies in driving the tropospheric response to stratospheric heating perturbations"
Host: Lorenzo Polvani


10/08/09

Cancelled


10/15/09

Eric D. Maloney, Colorado State University
"Intraseasonal variability in an aquaplanet general circulation model"
Host: Adam Sobel

10/22/09
Clara Deser, National Center for Atmospheric Research
"Future projections of atmospheric circulation patterns:
mechanisms and uncertainties"

Host: Lorenzo Polvani

10/29/09
Nir Krakauer, CUNY
"Inferring changes in Himalayan snow and its contribution to water supply"
Host: Lorenzo Polvani / Adam Sobel


11/5/09

Sandra Yuter, North Carolina State University
"Characteristics of flooding and non-flooding storms over US west coast and implications for their prediction"
Host: Adam Sobel


11/12/09

GISS, 3rd Floor Conference Room
2880 Broadway (Broadway and 112th Street)
Daniel Klocke, Max Planck Institute for Meteorology
"Evaluating climate feedbacks in a GCM: focus on methods and clouds"
Host: Anthony DelGenio

11/19/09
Daniel A. Knopf, SUNY Stony Brook
"The role of the organic aerosol fraction on ice cloud formation"
Host: V. Faye McNeill

12/3/09
Paul Dirmeyer, Center for Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Studies, IGES
"Land-atmosphere interaction and the water cycle"
Host: Upmanu Lall

12/10/09
Daniel Jacob, Harvard University
"Arctic pollution: early results from the ARCTAS aircraft mission"
Host: V. Faye McNeill


12/17/09
Robert Field, University of Toronto
"Large-scale and microphysical controls on water isotopologues in the atmosphere"
Host: Adam Sobel
 

1/21/10
no colloquium

1/28/10
Ben Lintner, Rutgers
"Insights into dynamics and convection inferred from tropospheric tracers"
Hosts: Pierre Gentine & Adam Sobel

2/4/10
Z. Johnny Luo, CUNY
"On the use of A-Train data to estimate convective buoyancy and entrainment"
Hosts: Lorenzo Polvani / Adam Sobel

2/11/10
Gabriel Vecchi, GFDL
"Attributing, Predicting and Projecting Atlantic Hurricane Activity"
Hosts: Lorenzo Polvani / Adam Sobel

2/18/10
Mingfang Ting, LDEO
"Climate Impacts of Forced and Natural Multi-decadal North Atlantic SST Variability"
Host: Lorenzo Polvani

2/25/10 - CANCELLED
Carl Schreck III, SUNY Albany
"Identifying Tropical Cyclone Precursors in Rainfall Data"
Host: Adam Sobel

3/4/10
Paul Kushner, University of Toronto
"The Role of Linear Interference in the Annular Mode Response to Surface Forcing"
Host: Lorenzo Polvani

3/11/10
Peter Adams, Carnegie Mellon
"Global Organic Aerosol: Chemistry, Volatility, and Cloud Condensation Nuclei"
Host: V. Faye McNeill

3/18/10
Spring Break - no colloquium

3/25/10
Chris Bretherton, University of Washington
"A dynamical systems perspective on turbulent atmospheric cloud-topped boundary layers"
Host: Adam Sobel

4/1/10
Robert Hart, Florida State University
"From improved short term intensity change to the forensic search for unknown pre-satellite TCs"
Host: Suzana Camargo

4/8/10
Kirsten Findell, GFDL
"Topics in Land-Atmosphere Interactions: Climatic impacts of land cover change, and a new assessment of land-atmosphere feedback strength"
Host: Pierre Gentine

4/15/10
Dara Entekhabi, MIT
"Land-Atmosphere Interaction: Estimation of Coupling Strength"
Host: Pierre Gentine

4/22/10
Yohai Kaspi, Caltech
"How Stationary and Transient Eddies Shape the Midlatitude Storm Tracks"
Host: Lorenzo Polvani

4/29/10
Kostas Tsigaridis, NASA/GISS
"Coupling organic aerosol modeling with laboratory and field experiments"
Host: V. Faye McNeill


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