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Monthly Calendar for AOS

April 2016

Friday, April 1
Wx Watch
12:15pm
Room 811 AOSS
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, April 1
No CPEP Seminar this week

Monday, April 4
AOS Colloquium
3:30pm
Room: 811 AOSS
Speaker:Tiffany Shaw, University of Chicago
Topic: What does the seasonal cycle tell us about the atmospheric circulation response to global warming?

Wednesday, April 6
Department Seminar
2:30pm
Room 811 AOSS
Kate Sauter, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Topic: The Effect of Convection on the Processing, Transport and Redistribution of Dust Aerosols

Thursday, April 7
SPECIAL Department Seminar
2:00pm
Room 1039 AOSS
Xiaowei Jiang, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Topic: Evaluation of environmental moisture from NWP models with measurements from advanced geostationary satellite imager

Thursday, April 7
Weston Roundtable
4:15pm
1153 Mechanical Engineering
1513 University Avenue
Anne Short Gianotti, Department of Earth and Environment, Boston University
Title:Conservation, Private Land Management, and Ecosystem Services Along Urban to Rural Gradients

Friday, April 8
Wx Watch
12:15pm
Room 811 AOSS
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, April 8
CPEP Seminar
1:30pm
Room: 811 AOSS
Speaker: Soo Hyun Kim, Center for Climatic Research, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Topic:Last Glacial to Holocene changes in Asian dust deposi4on rates from Hawaiian peat sediments during the last 43,000 years

Monday, April 11
AOS Colloquium
3:30pm
Room: 811 AOSS
Speaker:Gabe Vecchi, Oceanographer, NOAA/Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory,
Climate Variations and Predictability Group
Topic: Prediction, Projection and Attribution of Hurricane Activity Changes

Wednesday, April 13
AOSS Community Poster Reception
3pm-6pm
Varsity Hall II in Union South
AOSS Poster Session

Thursday, April 14
Weston Roundtable
4:15pm
1153 Mechanical Engineering
1513 University Avenue
Professor Giri Ventataramanan, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Wisconsin – Madison
Title:Can Engineeering Be Sustainable?

Thursday, April 14
Alumni Award for Outstanding Achievement
7:00pm
B10 Ingraham
1155 Observatory Drive
Dr. Louis Uccellini, Director, National Weather Service
Title:From Research to Action: Impact-Based Decision Support

Friday, April 15
Wx Watch
12:15pm
Room 811 AOSS
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, April 15
No CPEP Seminar this week

Monday, April 18
AOS Colloquium
3:30pm
Room: 811 AOSS
Speaker:Jennifer Francis, Research Professor, Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Rutgers University
Topic: Linkages Between The Arctic Meltdown and Extreme Weather: New Evidence, Mechanisms, Metrics, and Emerging Questions

Wednesday, April 20
Department Seminar
2:30pm
Room 811 AOSS
Brian Zimmerman, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Topic: Utilizing the State of ENSO as a Means for Season Ahead Predictor Selection

Thursday, April 21
Weston Roundtable
4:15pm
1153 Mechanical Engineering
1513 University Avenue
Associate Professor Holly Michael, Dept. of Geological Sciences and School of Marine Science and Policy
College of Earth, Ocean and Environment, University of Delaware
Title: Vulnerability of Groundwater Resources in Bangladesh: The interplay between dense populations, geologic complexity, and large-scale arsenic contamination

Friday, April 22
Wx Watch
12:15pm
Room 811 AOSS
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, April 22
CPEP Seminar
1:30pm
Room: 811 AOSS
Speaker: Paul Block, Civil & Environmental Engineering , University of Wisconsin-Madison
Topic:A Look at Ethiopia's Grand Dam Plan: Implications for Riparian Countries

Monday, April 25
PhD Defense/ AOS Colloquium
9:40pm
Room: 823 AOSS
Speaker: Pei Wang, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Topic: Assimilation of hyperspectral infrared sounder radiances under cloudy skies in a regional NWP model

Monday, April 25
PhD Defense/AOS Colloquium
3:30pm
Room: 811 AOSS
Speaker: Zachary Handlos, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Topic: Composite and Case Study Analyses of the Large-Scale Environments Associated with West Pacific Polar and Subtropical Vertical Jet Superposition Events

Wednesday, April 27
Department Seminar
2:30pm
Room 811 AOSS
Speaker: Alyson Douglas, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Topic: Decomposing the Shortwave Indirect Effect

Thursday, April 28
Weston Roundtable
4:15pm
1153 Mechanical Engineering
1513 University Avenue
Speaker: Estaban Jobbágy, Grupo de Estudios Ambientales Universidad Nacional de San Luis and CONICET, Argentina
Title: Flatness, farming and flooding Linking land use and hydrology in the South American Plains

Friday, April 29
Wx Watch
12:15pm
Room 811 AOSS
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, April 29
CPEP Seminar
1:30pm
Room: 811 AOSS
Speaker: Gabe Bromley and Prof. Ankur Desai, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Topic:Does Northern Hemisphere Snow Cover Influence Mid-Latitude Cyclone Trajectories? Weather System Implications for a Changing Climate

Monday, May 2
AOS Colloquium
3:30pm
Room: 811 AOSS
Speaker: Adam Sobel, Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University
Topic: Understanding deep convection by parameterizing large-scale dynamics

Wednesday, May 4
MS Thesis Seminar/Department Seminar
2:30pm
Room 811 AOSS
Speaker: Kai-Wei Chang, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Topic: Assessing AIRS and MODIS spectral information content for ice cloud retrievals

Thursday, May 5
Weston Roundtable
4:15pm
1153 Mechanical Engineering
1513 University Avenue
Speaker: Nico Larco
Associate Professor, Dept. of Architecture
Co-Founder/Co-Director, Sustainable Cities Initiative,University of Oregon
Title: Sustainable Urban Design: A (Draft) Framework

Friday, May 6
Wx Watch
12:15pm
Room 811 AOSS
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, May 6
CPEP Seminar
1:30pm
Room: 811 AOSS
Speaker:Shaun Marcott, Department of Geology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Topic:TBD

Friday, May 6
PhD Defense
2:45pm
Room: 811 AOSS
Speaker: Jiaxu Zhang, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Topic: Understanding the deglacial evolution of deep Atlantic water masses in an isotope-enabled ocean model

Monday, May 9
PhD Defense/ AOS Colloquium
3:30pm
Room: 811 AOSS
Speaker:Kyle Griffin, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Topic: TBD


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