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Monthly Calendar for AOS

January/ February 2017

Monday, January 30
AOS Colloquium
3:30PM
Room 811 AOSS
Speaker: Mark Kulie, Researcher, CIMSS/SSEC, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Topic:Snowfall from Space: Trials, Tribulations, and Triumphs Developing Global Snowfall Datasets from Spaceborne Microwave Sensors

Tuesday, January 31
CPEP Seminar
1:00pm
Room 1039
NO CPEP Seminar this week

Wednesday, February 1
Department Seminar
2:30pm
Room 811
Speaker: R. Bradley Pierce, NOAA/NESDIS@CIMSS, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Topic:Real-time Air Quality Modeling System (RAQMS) Chemical and Aerosol Data Assimilation and Global Air Quality Forecasting

Thursday, February 2
Weston Roundtable
4:15pm
1163 Mechanical Engineering
1513 University Avenue
Speaker: Dr. Joe Arvai
Max McGraw Professor of Sustainable Enterprise
University of Michigan
Topic:Decision Making For Sustainability: An Owner's Manual

Friday, February 3
Wx Watch
12:20pm
Room 811
An informal discussion of the past week's weather, the current conditions, and the upcoming forecast led by students and faculty. Bring your lunch!

Monday, February 6 (PhD Defense)
AOS Colloquium
3:30PM
Room 811 AOSS
Speaker: Ross Dixon, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Topic: On the Saharan Heat Low Bias in CMIP5 Models and its Relationship with Tropical Precipitation and Global Energy Transport Biases

Tuesday, February 7
CPEP Seminar
1:00pm
Room 1039
Speaker: Jessica Lehman, Center for Humanities, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Topic:The ocean as an archive of history: An interdisciplinary inquiry

Wednesday, February 8
Department Seminar
2:30pm
Room 811
Speaker: Claire Pettersen, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Topic: Enhancing our Understanding of Snowfall Modes with Ground-Based Observations: From the Great Lakes to Scandinavia

Thursday, February 9
WISELI Celebrating Women in Science and Engineering
3:00pm
350 Science Hall
Speaker: Prof. Asmeret Asefaw Berhe, University of California, Merced
Topic: Career Talk: Discussion about career trajectories and mentoring

Thursday, February 9
Weston Roundtable
4:15pm
1163 Mechanical Engineering
1513 University Avenue
Speaker: Dr. John Greenler,
Director of Education and Outreach,Wisconsin Energy Institute, University of Wisconsin–Madison
Topic: Learning and teaching on energy: from large-scale complex systems to a time of political polarization

Friday, February 10
Wx Watch
12:20pm
Room 811
An informal discussion of the past week's weather, the current conditions, and the upcoming forecast led by students and faculty. Bring your lunch!

Friday, February 10
WISELI Celebrating Women in Science and Engineering
3:30pm
180 Science Hall
Speaker: Prof. Asmeret Asefaw Berhe, University of California, Merced
Topic: Research Talk: Erosion controls on fire-derived soil carbon

Monday, February 13
AOS Colloquium
3:30PM
Room 811 AOSS
Speaker: AOS Faculty, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Topic: Show and Tell with AOS Faculty

*****SPECIAL*****

Monday, February 13
Weston Roundtable
4:30pm
1106 Mechanical Engineering
1513 University Avenue
Speaker: Dr. Robert Margolis, Group manager, Washington D. C. Office, Strategic Energy Analysis Center, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Topic: On the Path to Sunshot and Beyond: Recent Progress and Long-Term Targets for Solar Technology

Tuesday, February 14
CPEP Seminar
1:00pm
Room 1039
Speaker: Christine Anhalt-Depies, Ph.D. Student, Forest and Wildlife Ecology, UW – Madison
Topic:Understanding climate adaptation on public lands in the Upper Midwest: Implications for monitoring and tracking progress

Wednesday, February 15
Department Seminar (MS Defense)
2:30pm
Room 811
Speaker: Skylar S. Williams, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Topic:Obs on a Plane! Validating Aircraft Water Vapor Measurements with Radiosondes

Friday, February 17
Wx Watch
12:20pm
Room 811
An informal discussion of the past week's weather, the current conditions, and the upcoming forecast led by students and faculty. Bring your lunch!

Monday, February 20
AOS 405 Capstone Seminar
1:20PM
Room 823 AOSS
Speaker:Prof. Zhengyu Liu, UW-Madison, AOS
Topic: Global Warming of Global Cooling in the Last 10,000 Years?

Monday, February 20
AOS Colloquium
3:30PM
Room 811 AOSS
Speaker: Matt Hitchman, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Topic: On the Similarity of Upper Troposheric / Lower Stratospheric Potential Vorticity Dipoles Above Tropical and Midlatitude Deep Convection

Tuesday, February 21
CPEP Seminar
1:00pm
Room 1039
Speaker: Corbett Grainger, Assistant Professor, Agriculture and Applied Economics, UW – Madison
Topic: Who Pays a Price on Carbon?

Wednesday, February 22
Department Seminar
2:30pm
Room 811
Speaker: Tristan L'Ecuyer, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Topic:A Quest to Fill a Startling Gap in Observing Arctic Climate

Thursday, February 23
Weston Roundtable
4:30pm
1106 Mechanical Engineering
1513 University Avenue
Speaker: Douglas Ahl, Director of Research, Seventh Wave
Topic: Climate Resiliency Planning and Buildings:
Lessons from the Field

Friday, February 24
Wx Watch
12:20pm
Room 811
An informal discussion of the past week's weather, the current conditions, and the upcoming forecast led by students and faculty. Bring your lunch!

Monday, February 27
AOS Colloquium
3:30PM
Room 811 AOSS
NO COLLOQUIUM THIS WEEK


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