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Monthly Calendar for AOS

April 2015

Monday, April 6
AOS Colloquium
3:30pm
Room 811
Speaker: Darren Pilcher
Topic: Drivers of Large Lake and Marine Carbon Cycling: A Regional to Global Perspective

Tuesday, April 7
AOSS Community Poster Reception
3-6pm
Varsity Hall, Union South
AOSS Community Poster Reception

Wednesday, April 8
Department Seminar
2:30pm
Room 811
Elin McIlhattan, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, UW-Madison
Topic: Observed relationships between clouds, precipitation, surface conditions, and radiation in the Arctic and Antarctic

Thursday, April 9
Weston Roundtable
4:15pm
1106 Mechanical Engineering
1513 University Avenue
Speaker: Jessika Tancik, Atlantic Richfield Career Development, Assistant Professor of Energy Studies,
Engineering Systems Division, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Topic: Quantifying the Value of Storage Technologies for Solar and Wind Energy

Friday, April 10
Weather Watch
12:15pm
Room 811

Friday, April 10
CPEP Seminar
1:30pm
Room 811
Speaker: John Lenters, Limno Tech
Topic: Rapid Warming of the Great Lakes: A Global Perspective

Monday, April 13
Capstone Seminar Class Conference
1:20-1:35 Joe Nettesheim
Topic: Antarctic Cloud Mass Meridional Transport
1:35-1:50 Lindsay Nytes
Topic: Jet Available Potential Energy
1:50-2:05 Rachel Down
Topic: Anthropogenic CO2 effects on the Ocean
2:05-2:20 Daniel Knuth
Topic: Climate Change Mitigation Strategies

Monday, April 13
No AOS Colloquium this week

Wednesday, April 15
Department Seminar
2:30pm
Room 811
Alexa Ross, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, UW-Madison
Topic: Correlations of Horizontally Oriented Ice and Precipitation in Mid Latitude Marine Clouds Using Collocated CloudSat, CALIOP, and MODIS Observations

Thursday, April 16
Weston Roundtable
4:15pm
***Plenary Room (1310)***, Room change!
Grainger Hall
975 University Avenue
Speaker: Douglas B. Holt
Founder and President, Cultural Strategy Group
Topic: BRANDING CLIMATE How Americans Can Build the Political Will to Solve Climate Change

Friday, April 17
Weather Watch
12:15pm
Room 811

Friday, April 17
CPEP Seminar
1:30pm
***Psychology Room 113 ***Room change!
Speaker: Peter Vitousek, Department of Biology, Stanford University
Topic: Climate, substrate, and soils in Hawaii and New Zealand

Monday, April 20
Capstone Seminar Class Conference
1:20-1:35 Alex Haugestad
Topic: Ramifications of “The Blob” in the NE Pacific
1:35-1:50 Will Hahn
Topic: The ITCZ and the Indian Monsoon
1:50-2:05 Connor Hardesty
Topic: Extreme Climates
2:05-2:20 Andrew Goenner
Topic: High-Resolution WRF Error in Mountainous Terrain
2:20-2:35 Craig Oswald
Topic: Accuracy of GCM Snowcover Climate Projections

Monday, April 20
AOS Colloquium
3:30pm
Room 811
Speaker: Dave Turner, National Severe Storms Laboratory / NOAA
Topic:A Future Ground-based Network of Thermodynamic Profilers: The Infrared Spectrometer Option

Wednesday, April 22
Department Seminar
2:30pm
Room 811
Nick Neutkens, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, UW-Madison
Topic: Passive Microwave Precipitation Retrievals Over Problem Surface Types: An Intercomparison

Thursday, April 23
Weston Roundtable
4:15pm
1106 Mechanical Engineering
1513 University Avenue
Speaker: Richard G. Kidd IV, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army Installations, Energy & Environment
Topic: Leveraging Army Culture to Create Energy-Informed Operations: A Closer Look into Army Sustainability

Friday, April 24
Weather Watch
12:15pm
Room 811

Friday, April 24
CPEP Seminar
1:30pm
Room 811
Speaker: Steve Vavrus, Center for Climatic Research, UW-Madison
Topic: Characterizing Variations in Wisconsin's Extreme Weather

Monday, April 27
Class Conference
1:20-1:35 Becky Schultz
Topic: Climate Change and Tropical Cyclones
1:35-1:50 Brandon Lipp
Topic: Great Lakes Water Spouts
1:50-2:05 Sam Hartwick
Topic: Synoptic and Lake Effect Snowfall over Marquette
2:05-2:20 Britta Gjermo
Topic: Lake Effect and Synoptic Snowfall over Buffalo
2:20-2:35 Cody Kuchinski
Topic: Orographic Barriers and their Influence on Precipitation

Monday, April 27
AOS Colloquium
3:30pm
Room 811
Speaker: Anita Rapp, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Texas A&M University
Topic: Multiscale Impacts of Precipitation on Marine Boundary Layer Clouds

Wednesday, April 29
PhD Defense
10:00am
Room 823
Haidi Chen, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, UW-Madison
Topic: Physical drivers of biogeochemical cycles in the North Atlantic Subtropical Gyre

Wednesday, April 29
Department Seminar
2:30pm
Room 811
Aaron Letterly, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, UW-Madison
Topic: The Influence of Winter Cloud on Summer Sea Ice in the Arctic, 1982-2013

Thursday, April 30
Weston Roundtable
4:15pm
1106 Mechanical Engineering
1513 University Avenue
Speaker: Martine van der Ploeg
Soil Physics and Land Management
Wageningen University, The Netherlands
Topic: Sustainable Land Management: the importance of coupling physics and socio-economic research

Friday, May 1
Weather Watch
12:15pm
Room 811

Friday, May1
CPEP Seminar
1:30pm
Room 811
Speaker: Stephen Laubach, Outreach Specialist, UW Arboretum Earth Partnership
Topic: Schoolyard Ecological Restoration for Climate Resilience: Involving Communities in Green Infrastructure Projects

Monday, May 4
Capstone Seminar Class Conference
1:20-1:35 Ryan Tvedt
Topic: Global Warming and Severe Weather
1:35-1:50 Ross Braatz
Topic: Nocturnal Thunderstorm Complexes and Derechos
1:50-2:05 Tanner Verstegen
Topic: Impact of Teleconnections on Midwest Weather
2:05-2:20 Elizabeth Schenk
Topic: Factors Impacting Tornadogenesis
2:20-2:35 Josh Weber Deep
Topic: Convective Clouds and Radiation

Monday, May 4
AOS Colloquium
3:30pm
Room 811
Speaker: Dennis Hartmann
Topic: TBD

Wednesday, May 6
Department Seminar
2:30pm
Room 811
Amanda Gumber, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, UW-Madison
Topic: TBD

Friday, May 8
Weather Watch
12:15pm
Room 811
This is the last regularly scheduled meeting until September 11, 2015.


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