SEAS Colloquium in Climte Science (SCiCS) 2011-2012

Coorindator: Jimmy Booth

9/8/11
Peter deMenocal, LDEO/Columbia University
"The ocean's role in the early Pleistocene drying of East Africa"
Host: Lorenzo Polvani

9/15/11
Brian Mapes, University Miami
"The linear algebra of atmospheric convection"
Host: Adam Sobel

9/22/11
Lei Wang, Johns Hopkins University
"How stationary are planetary waves in a changing climate?"
Host: Tiffany Shaw

9/29/11
David Brayshaw, University of Reading
"Midlatitude storm track structure: basic ingredients and constraints"
Host: Richard Seager

10/6/11
Eric Leibensperger, M.I.T.
"Interactions between US air quality and climate"
Host: Lorenzo Polvani

10/13/11
Sidney Hemming, LDEO/Columbia University
"Developing a paleo-hydroclimate record for Mono Lake, CA"
Host: Adam Sobel

10/20/11
Paul O'Gorman, M.I.T.
"Does latent heating matter for the response of the extratropical storm tracks to climate change?"
Host: Tiffany Shaw

10/27/11
No colloquium

11/03/11
Paul O. Wennberg, Caltech
"Determining Fluxes of CO2 using Mass Constraints"
Host: V. Faye McNeill

11/10/11
Michael Previdi, LDEO/Columbia University
"Energetic Constraints on Precipitation Under Climate Change"
Host: Lorenzo Polvani

11/17/11
Tony Broccoli, Rutgers University
"Revisiting Mid-Holocene ENSO"
Host: Lorenzo Polvani

11/24/11
No colloquium - Thanksgiving

12/1/11
No colloquium

12/8/11
No colloquium - AGU

1/19/12
Maxim Nikurashin, Princeton University/GFDL
"Meridional Overturning Circulation and Deep Stratification of the Ocean"
Host: Jimmy Booth

1/26/12
Tim Merlis, Princeton University/GFDL
"Response of Tropical Climate to Greenhouse Gas Changes and Orbital Forcing"
Host: Lorenzo Polvani

2/2/12
Justin Minder, Yale University
"Orographic Precipitation in the Tropics: The Dominica Experiment"
Host: Jimmy Booth

2/9/12
Malte Jansen, MIT
"The Zonal Momentum Budget and the Adjustment of the Extra-Tropical Atmosphere"
Host: Tiffany Shaw

2/16/12
Irina Marinov, University of Pennsylvania
"Ocean Carbon and Ecology in a Warmer Climate: From Simple Theory to Complex Models"
Host: Jimmy Booth

2/23/12
Mark Zondlo, Princeton University
"Ice Supersaturated Regions from Global Aircraft Observations: New Insights into Cirrus Cloud Formation"
Host: V. Faye McNeill

3/1/12
Maria Gehne, Courant Institute, NYU
"Spectral Analysis of Tropical Atmospheric Dynamical Variables Using a Linear Shallow Water Modal Decomposition"
Host: Tiffany Shaw

3/8/12
Yuanyuan Fang, Princeton University/GFDL
"Understanding Climate Change Impact on Air Pollutants with Synthetic Tracers"
Host: Harald Rieder

3/15/12
No colloquium - Spring Break week

3/22/12
Steve Colucci, Cornell University
"Diagnostic Comparison of Tropospheric Blocking Events with and without Stratospheric Warming"
Host: Jimmy Booth

3/29/12
Abigail Swann, Harvard University and University of Washington
"Ecoclimate Teleconnections: Remote Effects of the Interactions Between Ecosystems and Climate"
Host: Jimmy Booth

4/5/12
Cancelled

4/12/12
Lucas Harris, Princeton University/GFDL
"A Global-to-Regional Nested-Grid Version of the GFDL Cubed-Sphere Finite-Volume Dynamical Core"
Host: Jimmy Booth

4/19/12
Trude Storelvmo, Yale University
"Aerosol effects on Ice Clouds – Climate Forcing and Geoengineering Potential”
Host: Tiffany Shaw

4/26/12
Abraham Solomon, Center for Oceans, Land and Atmospheres (COLA)
"Waves, Wind, Weather and Climate"
Host: Tiffany Shaw

5/3/12
Irina Mahlstein, NOAA ESRL
"How much global temperature increase can we afford?"
Host: Lorenzo Polvani


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