AOS Colloquium Series
The Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
sponsors a colloquium each Monday afternoon. Talks
are held at 3:30 pm in room 811 of the Atmospheric,
Oceanic, and Space Science Building at 1225 W. Dayton
Street. You are invited to join us before the colloquium
at 3:15 for coffee, tea, and cookies in room 853 Atmospheric,
Oceanic, and Space Sciences Building.
Abstracts for the Fall 2012-13 Colloquium Series may be found here.
The following talks are currently scheduled for Fall
To sign up to meet the with colloquium speakers,
please go to:
You may need to click on the arrow a couple of times to get to the correct week.
Galen McKinley, UW-Madison, Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences
Topic: The Ocean Carbon Sink: How Strong? How Vulnerable?
Elizabeth Barnes, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Topic: Response of the Midlatitude Jets and of their Variability to a Poleward Shift of the Jet with Climate Change
Paul O'Gorman, MIT
Topic: Intensification of Precipitation Extremes with Warming: Theory, Simulations, and Observations
Ed Zipser, University of Utah
Topic: Seeking Fundamental Explanations for Differences in Properties of Deep Convection and Storms over Continents and Oceans.
What We Know, What We Don't Know, and Why It Matters.
David Kristovich, UL - Illinois State Water Survey
Topic: Influence of Upwind Conditions on Lake-effect Snow Systems
Steve Nesbitt, University of Illinois
Topic: From TRMM to GPM: Old and New Challenges in Validating Global Precipitation Measurements and Models
Jake Beitlich, NWS-Chanhassen
Topic: Boundary Layer Destabilization of Non-Typical Blizzard Events in the Central Plains
Cecilia Bitz, University of Washington
Topic: Why is the Antarctic Sea Ice Expanding While the Arctic Sea Ice is Retreating Rapidly?
Toshi Matsui, Goddard Space Flight Center
Topic: The NASA-Unified WRF: Observation-Driven Modeling System for Studying Regional Aerosol-Cloud-Precipitation-Land Surface Processes and Interactions
Prof. Jamie Schauer, UW-Madison, Dept of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Topic: Understanding the Sources and Health Impacts of Atmospheric Particulate Matter in Developing and Underdeveloped Nations
Andreas Schmittner, Oregon State
Topic: Estimating Climate Sensitivity and Biogeochemical Feedbacks Using Paleo Data and Models
Hopefully reschedule for the Fall Semester
Gary Lackmann, North Carolina State
Topic: Climate Change and Extreme Weather
Heather Archambault, Naval Post Graduate School
Topic: The Synoptic-Scale Environment and Predictability of a Predecessor Rain Event over Northeastern Japan
Katie Holman, UW-Madison AOS
Topic: On the Interactions between Great lakes Hydrology and Large-Scale Atmospheric Flows
Check the University
Calendar for additional events