SEAS Colloquium in Climte Science (SCiCS) 2014-2015

Fall 2014 Coordinator: Lorenzo Polvani
Spring 2015 Coordinators: Shuguang Wang, Ari Solomon, & Adam Sobel

9/18/14
Katinka Bellomo, University Miami
"The influence of cloud feedbacks on the leading modes of internal climate variability"

10/28/14
Shane Keating, University of New South Wales
"The Oceanic Charney Problem: the role of surface buoyancy gradients on mesocale eddies and waves"

10/30/14
In-Sik Kang, Seoul National University
"A GCM with explicit cloud microphysics for simulation of extreme precipitation frequency"

11/6/14
Ross Salawitch, University of Maryland
"Empirical Determination of the Human Influence on Climate Change"

11/13/14
Dimitris Giannakis, NYU
"Data-driven methods for climate science: Extracting and predicting large-scale patterns of organized convection in the tropics"

11/20/14
Martin Singh, Harvard University
"Moist convection in different climates: lessons from radiative-convective equilibrium"

Spring 2015

2/5/15
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"

2/12/15
Melissa Gervais, McGill University
"The Evolution of Arctic Air Masses in a Warming World"

2/19/15

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"

2/26/15
Lei Wang, University of Chicago
"The Timescale of Wave-mean Flow Interaction in the Troposphere"

3/12/15
William Seviour, Johns Hopkins University
"Extreme Variability of the Stratospheric Polar Vortex"

5/7/15
Dan Chavas, Princeton University
"The Tropical Cyclone Wind Field and its Variability"


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