SEAS Colloquium in Climte Science (SCiCS) 2012-2013

Fall 2012-Spring 2013 Coorindator: Harald Rieder

9/4/12, 210 Mudd, 2:45 PM
Joint Applied Mathematics & SEAS Climate Science Colloquium
J. David Neelin, UCLA
"Precipitation challenges and parameter dependence in climate models"
Host: Adam Sobel

9/6/12
So-Min Cheong, Geography Dept., U. Kansas
"Adaptation to Climate Change: Themes from Social Sciences"
Host: Adam Sobel

9/13/12
Massimo Bollasina, GFDL/NOAA
"Anthropogenic aerosol footprint on the long-term trend of the South Asian
summer monsoon"

Host: Ronald Miller

9/20/12
Changhyun Yoo, Courant Institute, NYU
"Connection between the MJO and Arctic Surface Air Temperature During the Extended Boreal Winter"
Host: Harald Rieder

9/27/12
Ann Fridlind, NASA/GISS
"Observational constraint of deep convection simulated by cloud-resolving models:
Microphysics, cloud structure, and the roles of aerosols"

Host: Adam Sobel

10/4/12
Alan Plumb, MIT
"The Brewer-Dobson circulation and its relationship with the age of stratospheric air"
Host: Tiffany Shaw

10/11/12
George Tselioudis, NASA/GISS
"The storm curtain effect: a poleward shift in midlatitude storm clouds and the resulting radiative feedbacks"
Host: Lorenzo Polvani

10/18/12
Dimitris Giannakis, Courant Institute, NYU
"Capturing intermittent and low-frequency variability in high-dimensional data through nonlinear Laplacian spectral analysis"
Host: Jimmy Booth

10/25/12
Judith Perlwitz, NOAA/CIRES
"Link between atmospheric blocking and European heat waves"
Host: Tiffany Shaw

11/1/12
Gilles Bellon, CNRM Toulouse
"Double ITCZ: insights from the CMIP5 generation of models"
Host: Adam Sobel

11/15/12
Anne Thompson, PSU
"Opportunities & Challenges in a Sonde Monitoring Network: Insights from SHADOZ (Southern Hemisphere Additional Ozonesondes)"
Host: Harald Rieder

11/22/12
No colloquium- University Holiday

11/29/12
Aaron Donohoe, MIT
"The relationship between the location of the intertropical convergence zone
and atmospheric heat transport across the equator
"
Host: Tiffany Shaw

12/6/12
No colloquium - AGU week

1/24/13     
No seminar

1/31/13     
Martin Juker, GFLD
"Newtonian Cooling 2.0: A new dry GCM setup for a more realistic stratosphere"
Hosts: Lorenzo Polvani & Karen Smith

2/7/13          
Andreas Muehlbauer, University of Washington
"Large-scale dynamical controls of cirrus microphysics at midlatitudes: Insight from SPartICus"
Host: Harald Rieder

2/14/13    
No seminar

2/21/13, 10 AM, Sindeband East 414, CEPSR
Susan Solomon, MIT EAPS
"Surprises in radiative forcing: what chemicals are affecting our recent climate?"
Host: Lorenzo Polvani

2/28/13    
No seminar

3/7/13        
Kyongmin Yeo, LBL
"Lagrangian analysis of entrainment and mixing in a deep convecting cloud"
Host: Daehyun Kim

3/14/13    
Yen-ting Hwang, UW
"The Energetic Constraints on the Zonal Mean Atmospheric Circulation: Why is ITCZ in the North?
And Why Do GCMs Have Double ITCZ?"

Hosts: Lorenzo Polvani & Elizabeth Barnes

3/21/13     
No seminar - Spring Recess

3/28/13    
Julien Lambaerts, NYU
"A nonlinear 'Moist' Shallow Water model including condensation and latent heat release: Development and Application"
Host: Tiffany Shaw

4/4/13        
Nicolas Rochetin, Columbia University
"Deep convection triggering by boundary layer thermals: Stochastic formulation and parametrization for climate models"
Host: Harald Rieder

4/11/13    
Sim Aberson, NOAA Hurricane Research Division
Data collected from NOAA P3 hurricane missions, or "What it's like to fly into a hurricane?"
Host: Adam Sobel

4/18/13    
Nathan Arnold, Harvard University
"Organized Tropical Convection and Atmospheric Superrotation in Warm Climates"
Host: Harald Rieder

4/25/13    
Stephen Klein, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
"Clouds and Climate: What is the nature of progress on this long-standing problem?"
Host: Lorenzo Polvani

5/2/13
No seminar this week

5/9/13
Brian Arbic, University of Michigan
"Geostrophic turbulence in the frequency-wavenumber domain: Eddy-driven low-frequency variability"
Host: Lorenzo Polvani

5/16/13
No seminar - Final Exams


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