RAL Seminar Series Archive

2012 Seminars

Wednesday, September 12, 2012, FL-2 Room 1022, 10:00 a.m.
Exploring Techniques for Down-Selecting NWP Ensembles
Jared A. Lee
NCAR/RAL

Tuesday, August 28, 2012, FL-2, Room 1001, 10:30 a.m.
Developments in Meteorology in CAWCR
Rod Potts
Centre for Australian Weather and Climate Research

Monday, August 27, 2012, FL-2, Room 1022, 3:00 p.m.
Mesoscale Organization and Structure of Orographic Convection Producing Flash Floods in Southern Switzerland
Luca Panziera
MeteoSwiss

Friday, July 20, 2012, FL-2, Room 1001, 1:00 p.m.
Some Aspects of High-resolution Monitoring and Modeling with Examples Over the Mediterranean
Pinhas Alpert
Head, Porter School for Environmental Sciences
Department of Geophysical Atmospehric and Planetery Sciences
Tel Aviv University, Isreal

Monday, July 16, 2012, FL-2, Room 1001, 11:00 a.m.
Association of Kawasaki Disease with Tropospheric Wind Patterns
Prof. Jane C. Burns M.D.
University of California, San Diego

Monday, July 2, 2012, FL-2, Room 1022, 3:30 p.m.
Enhancing Our Abilty to Predict Severe Weather Events through Spatiotemporal Data Mining
Dr. Amy McGovern
School of Computer Science
University of Oklahoma

Wednesday, June 20, 2012, FL-2, Room 1022, 3:30 p.m.
Addressing Some Outstanding Problems in Stable Boundary Layer Turbulence
Sukanta Basu
Department of Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
North Carolina State University

Tuesday, June 5, 2012, FL-2, Room 1001, 11:00 a.m.
Vulnerability Assessment and Climate Change Adaptation Planning in Queensland, Australia, using a Risk Management Matrix and Multi Stakeholder Approach
Neil Cliffe
Agri-Science Queensland
Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

Friday, May 18, 2012, FL-2, Room 1022, 1:30 p.m.
From Integration to Action: How Do We Promote Ethical Transformation in Response to Climate change?"
Karen O'Brien
Department of Sociology and Human Geography
University of Oslo, Norway

Tuesday, March 20, 2012, FL-2, Room 1001, 2:00 p.m.
Modulation of Moist Convection by Afrian Easterly Waves
Matthew A. Janiga
University of Albany, New York

Tuesday, March 20, 2012, ML Main Seminar Room, 11:00 a.m.
UK Met Office Perspective on Climate Services and Related International Activities
Dr. Chris Hewitt
Head of Climate Service Development, UK Met Office

Wednesday, March 14, 2012, FL-2, Room 3107, 2:00 p.m.
The Importance of Turbulence on Wind Energy
Luciano Castillo
Texas Tech University

Wednesday, February 29, 2012, FL-2, Room 1001, 10:00 a.m.
USAID's Guidance on Mainstreaming Climate Change into Development
John Furlow
USAID

Wednesday, February 29, 2012, FL-2, Room 1001, 12:00 noon
Strengthening Romania's Water Management Capabilities
Glen Anderson
International Resources Group, IRG

Monday, February 27, 2012, FL-2, Room 1022, 3:00 p.m.
Assimilation of GBVTD-Retrieved Winds from Single Doppler Radar for Short-Term Forecasting of Super Typhoon Saomai at Landfall
Kun Zhao
Nanjing University

Thursday, February 16, 2012, FL-2, Room 1022, 11:00 a.m.
Wind Plant Large-Eddy Simulation Efforts at NREL
Matt Churchfield
National Wind Technology Center
National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Tuesday, February 14, 2012, FL-2, Room 1001, 3:00 p.m.
Investigating the "Time of Wind Return" Associated with Transient Convection at Airport Terminals
Mike Robinson
Manager, Weather Integration Research and Development
AvMet Applications, Inc.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012, FL-2, Room 1001, 3:30 p.m.
The Role of Spatial Variability for Avalanche Forecasting
Jordy Hendrikx
Snow and Avalanche Laboratory, Montana State University

2011 Seminars

Monday, December 12, 2011, FL-2, Room 1022, 11:00 a.m.
The Importance of Turbulence on Wind Energy
Luciano Castillo
National Wind Resource Center, Texas Tech University

Thursday, November 1, 2011, FL-2, Room 1022, 1:30 p.m.
Experiences with Snowfall Modeling for Hydrologic Prediction and Land-atmosphere Modeling
Dennis Lettenmaier
University of Washington

Thursday, October 13, 2011, FL-2, Room 1001, 11:00 a.m.
Hydrometeorological Research in the TERENO-prealpine Observatory: Observation and Coupled Modeling of the Regional Water and Energy Cycle in Complex Terrain
Harald Kunstmann
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Thursday, September 1, 2011, FL-2, Room 1022, 1:30 p.m. - Joint with EOL
Pacific Northwest Cool Season Orographic Precipitation
Sandra Yuter
North Carolina State University

Wednesday, August 24, 2011, FL-2, Room 1001, 2:00 p.m.
Absolute Humidity and the Survival, Transmission and Seasonality of Influenza
Jeffrey Shaman
Columbia University

Tuesday, August 23, 2011, FL-2, Room 1001, 3:00 p.m.
Some Insights into Cloud Forecast Biases and Skill: Putting Data and Methods Under the Spotlight
Dr. Marion Mittemaier
Met Office, United Kingdom

Tuesday, August 9, 2011, FL02, Room 1001, 2:00 p.m.
Using WRF Model Forcing for Predicting Streamflow at the Jordan River and for Predicting Floods in a Semi-arid Environment
Dr. Amir Gavati
Israeli Hydrological Service, Israeli Water Authority

Thursday, July 21, 2011, FL-2, Room 1001, 10:00 a.m.
High Resolution Measurements of Cyclone Structure - the Profiling of Winter Storms Project
Prof. Robert M. Rauber
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Friday, May 27, 2011, FL-2, Room 1001, 11:00 a.m.
Towards a Climatology of Cloud Properties Derived from Line-shaped Contrails over the Northern Hemisphere
David P. Duda
NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA

Wednesday, June 1, 2011, FL-2, Room 1001, 2:00 p.m.
Estimating Continuous-coverage Instnataneous Pecipitation Rates Using Remotely-sensed and Ground-based Measurements
Joe Grim
NCAR/RAL

Friday, March 25, 2011, FL-2, Room 1022, 11:00 a.m.
Patterns in Soil-Vegetation-Atmosphere-Systems: Monitoring, Modeling and Data Assimilation
Stefan J. Kollet
Meteorological Institute, Bonn University

Tuesday, March 22, 2011, FL-2, Room 1022, 3:30 p.m.
Landscape Controls on the Hydroclimatology of the North American Monsoon
David Gochis
NCAR/RAL

Tuesday, March 15, 2011, FL-2, Room 1022, 3:30 p.m.
Helping Water Utilities Consider Climate Change in their Integral Resource Planning Process
David Yates
NCAR/RAL

Tuesday, February 15, 2011, FL-2, Room 3107, 10:00 a.m.
Flash Floods: Understanding the Runoff General Discussions, Generation Processes and the Use of Satellite-Rainfall in Hydrologic Simulations
Manos Anagnostou
University of Connecticut

Tuesday, February 15, 2011, FL-2, Room 1022, 1:30 p.m.
Are Our Traffic Networks Particularly Vulnerable to Spatial Hazards?
Sean Wilkinson
Newcastle University

Thursday, January 6, 2011, FL-2, Room 1022, 3:30 p.m.
What's the Difference? Water Managers' Use of Climate Information across Regions and Scales of Decision Making
Christine Kirchhoff
University of Colorado

2010 Seminars

Friday, November 12, 2010, FL-2, Room 1022, 11:00 a.m.
Microwave Remote Sensing of Higher Latitude Precipitation Using Combined Active and Passive Spaceborne Instruments
Mark S. Kulie
University of Wisconsin

Friday, October 15, 2010, FL-2, Room 1022, 11:00 a.m.
Member Selection for a Convective Scale Ensemble at the UK Met Office
Giovanni Leoncini
Met Office, UK

Friday, August 27, 2010, FL-2, Room 1022, 11:00 a.m.
The T-REX Valley Wind Model Intercomparison Project: Results and Lessons Learned
Juerg Shmidli
ETH, Zurich

Wednesday, August 4, 2010, FL-2, Room 1001, 3:30 p.m.
Supercell Storms in China: Characteristics of Environmental Background and Doppler Weather Radar Echoes
Xiaoding Yu
China Meteorological Administration, Beijing

Thursday, July 22, 2010, FL-2, Room 1001, 1:30 p.m.
Orographic Precipitation Gradients, Barrier Jet Heights, and Streamflow in the Northern Sierra Nevada
Jessica Lundquist
University of Washington, Seattle

Thursday, July 15, 2010, FL-2, Room 1001, 10:00 a.m.
Tornadic Supercell Analysis from Oklahoma Mesonet Observations:
A Spatiotemporal Relational Data Mining Approach

David John Gagne II
Oklahoma State University, Department of Computer Science

Wednesday, June 23, 2010, FL-2, Room 1001,
Weather, WATER, Climate and Society: New Demands for Science and Services in the 21st Century
and What We Must Do to Meet Them

John Schaake
Consultant to NOAA/NWS/Office of Hydrologic Development

Thursday, June 17, 2010, FL-2, Room 1001, 1:30 p.m.
Feature-specific Analysis and Prediction in Climate Simulation and Weather Prediction
Mike Baldwin
Purdue University
Visitor Sponsored by the ASP Summer Colloquiumi

Wednesday, June 16, 2010, FL-2, Room 1001, 3:00 p.m.
Planetary Waves, Cyclogenesis, and the Irregular Breakdown of Zonal Motion over the North Atlantic
Paul J. Roebber
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Visitor Sponsored by ASP Summer Colloquium

Tuesday, June 15, 2010, FL-2, Room 1022, 3:00 p.m.
More on Rank Histograms and Correlations
Caren Marzban
University of Washington, Department of Statistics
Visitor Sponsored by the ASP Summer Colloquium

Thursday, May 27, 2010, FL-2, Room 1022, 11:00 a.m.
Towards an Implementation of the ARW Dynamical Core for Graphical Processing Units: Initial Findings
Thomas Nipen
University of British Columbia

Tuesday, May 18, 2010, FL-2, Room 1022, 3:30 p.m.
Statistical assessment of tropical cloud-system resolving model simulations using a cell-tracking algorithm
Simon Caine
Melbourne University

Friday, April 23, 2010, FL-2, Room 1001, 2:30 p.m.
Meteorology and Wind Power
Sue Ellen Haupt
The Pennsylvania State University

Thursday, April 8, 2010, FL-2 Room 1001, 9:00 a.m.
Weather-Aware Decision Support for Air Traffic Management
Why "Weather" May be the Easy Part

Mike Robinson
MIT Lincoln Laboratory

Wednesday, March 24, 2010, Room 1022, 10:30 a.m.
Resilient-Sustainable Cities: Achievements and challengs of integrating multidisciplinary
science into a global context
Patricia Romero-Lankao
NCAR/RAL

Thursday, March 11, 2010, Room 1022, 1:30 p.m.
The Quest for Hydrological Models that Mimic Nature: Coping with Complementary
and Competing Hydrological Hypotheses

Martyn P. Clark
NCAR/RAL/HAP

Wednesday, March 10, 2010, Room 1022, 3:30 p.m.
Thursday, March 10, 2010, Room 1022, 3:30 p.m.
Land-atmospheric Coupling Strength and its Impact on Summer Precipitation
Fei Chen
NCAR/RAL

Tuesday, February 9, 2010, Room 1022, 3:30 p.m.
GSI Development Plans at the NCEP and the JCSDA
John C. Derber
Environmental Modeling Center, NCEP/N WS/NOAA

Friday, February 5, 2010, Room 1001, 11:00 a.m.
Determining Relationships Between Lightning and Radar in Severe and Non-Severe Storms
Scott Rudlosky
Department of Meteorology
Florida State University

Wednesday, February 3, 2010, Room 1001, 10:00 a.m.
Dynamically Adaptive Grids for Wind and Fully Interactive Plume Modeling
D. Scott McRae, North Carolina State University
M. Talat Odman, Georgia Institute of Technology

Friday, January 8, 2010, Room 1022, 11:30 a.m.
Climate and Health
Mary Hayden
RAL

Friday, January 8, 2010, Room 1022, 11:00 a.m.
Social Science Research on Tornadoes, Floods and Hurricanes
Jeff Lazo and Julie Demuth
RAL

2009 Seminars

Friday, December 11, 2009, Room 1022, 11:00 a.m.
Phoenix Heat Stress Project and GIS Science
Olga Wilhelmi
RAL

Friday, December 11, 2009, Room 1022, 11:30 a.m.
Storm Identification, Tracking, Analysis and Nowcasting
Mike Dixon
RAL

Thurday, November 19, 2009, FL-2, Room 1022, 9:00 a.m.
Statistical Models for Short-Term Space-time Wind Speed Forecasts
Amanda Hering
Colorado School of Mines

Thursday, October 29, 2009, FL-2, Room 1001, 10:00 a.m.
Some Remarks on the Climate and Climate Change of Saudi Arabia
Dr. Marwan Sakkal
Meteorologicist Consultant
Presidency of Meteorology and Envkronment (PME)
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Wednesday, October 14, 2009, FL-2, room 3107, 3:30 p.m.
Impacts of Wind Farms on Surface Temperature
Somnath Baidya Roy
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Tuesday, June 30, 2009, FL-2, Room 2002, 2:00 p.m.
From Trades to Turbines: The Art and Science of Wind Energy
Resource Assessment

Andrea N. Hahmann
Riso DTU Denmark and NCAR/RAL

Wednesday, June 24, 2009, FL-2, Room 1001, 10:00 a.m.
Nowcasting Thunderstorm Hazards for Flight Operations:
The Cb-WIMS Approach in FLYSAFE

Arnold Tafferner
Institute for Atmospheric Physics, DLR, Germany

Wednesday, May 20, 2009, FL-2, Room 1022, 2:00 p.m.
The Importance of Wind Power in a Clean and Renewable Future
Cristina L. Archer
California State University - Chico and Stanford University

Thursday, April 16, 2009, FL-2, Room 1001, 2:00 p.m.
The Groundwater-land-surface-atmosphere Connection:
Feedbacks and Scaling in Watershed Processes

Reed M. Maxwell
Colorado School of Mines

Tuesday, March 24, 2009, FL-2, Room 1001, 10:30 a.m.
On the Structure of Errors affecting Radar-based Quantitative
Precipitation Estimation (QPE) and very short-term Forecasting (QPF)

Marc Berenguer
McGill University, Montreal

Wednesday, March 18, 2009, FL-2, Room 1001, 9:00 a.m.
A Coupled Immersed-boundary Land-surface Model for Resolving Atmospheric
Flows Over Compex Terrain

Katie Lundquist
University of California, Berkeley

Monday, 26 January 2009, FL-2, Room 1001, 3:30 p.m.
Precipitation Assimilation and Its Applications in Dynamical Downscaling
Ana Nunes
University of California, San Diego

2008 Seminars

Friday, 14 November 2008, FL-2, Room 1001, 9:30 a.m.
Short Term Ensemble Prediction System (STEPS): An Empirical Treatment of Forecast Uncertainty
Alan Seed
Centre for Australian Weather and Climate Research

Monday, 16 June 2008, FL-2, Room 1022, 10:00 a.m.
Statistical Interpretation of NWP model output: A survey of methods
Laurence Wilson
Environment Canada, Montreal

Thursday, 5 June 2008, FL-2, Room 1022, 11:00 a.m.
Snowflake Video Imager: Lab to Field
Larry Bliven
NASA GSFC

Tuesday, 3 June 2008, FL-2, Room 1022, 10:45 a.m.
Image warping for forecast verification
Johan Lindstrom
Centre for Mathematical Sciences
Lund University
Lund, Sweden

Wednesday, 14 May 2008, FL-2, Room 1022, 3:30 p.m.
Surface-atmosphere exchanges in urban areas: Measurements and modeling
Sue Grimmond
King's College London

Wednesday, 23 April 2008, FL-2, Room 1022, 3:00 p.m.
High-resolution time lagged ensembles: walking the resolution-predictability tightrope
Marion Mittermaier
UK Met Office

Wednesday, 9 April 2008, FL-2, Room 1001, 3:00 p.m.
Rainmakers, scientists, and statisticians: The challenges in designing a weather modification experiment
Matthew Pocernich
NCAR/RAL

Tuesday, 8 April 2008, FL-2, Room 1022, 3:00 p.m.
A wavelet-based spatial verification approach to account for the variation in scale representativeness of observation networks
Barbara Casati
Ouranos, Consortium on Regional Climatoloty
Environment Canada

Thursday, 27 March 2008, FL-2, Room 1022, 3:15 p.m.
Review of the Development of the WRF-Var Data Assimilation System and Results from Application in NCAR's Data Assimilation Testbed Center - Joint MMM/RAL Seminar
Dale Barker
MMM/ESSL/RAL/JNT

Tuesday, 18 March 2008, FL-1, Room 2133, 9:45 a.m.
Physical Modeling of Wildfire Behaviour
Dominique Morvan
University of the Mediterranean, Marseille

Wednesday, 27 February 2008, FL-2, Room 1022, 3:00 p.m.
The Effects of Aerosols on Clouds and Precipitation
Amit Teller
ASP/RAL

Monday, 14 January 2008, FL-2, Room 1001, 9:00 a.m.
Distributed Work in the National Airspace System (NAS): The Use of Airspace Flow Programs to Manage Large-Scale Weather Events
Prof. Philip J. Smith
Cognitive Systems Engineering Laboratory, The Ohio State University

2007 Seminars

Tuesday, 6 February 2007, FL-2, Room 1001, 10:30 a.m.
Research Issues for the Next Generation of Air Traffic Management - Weather (ATM-Wx) Products
Jimmy Krozel
Senior Engineer, Metron Aviation, Inc., Herndon, VA

Wednesday, 14 February 2007, FL-2, Room 1001, 3:30 p.m.
Automatic Parameter Estimation in Data Assimilation without Ensembles
Greg Duane
NCAR Visiting Scientist

Monday, 26 February 2007, FL-2, Room 1022, 1:30 p.m.
Fuzzy Forecast Verification of High Resolution Spatial Forecasts
Beth Ebert
Bureau of Meteorology Research Centre, Melbourne, Australia

Wednesday, 28 March 2007, FL-2, Room 1022, 1:30 p.m.
Clouds, Precipitation, and the Flow of Air Within and Past Mountainous Terrain
Matthias Steiner
NCAR/RAL

Wednesday, 20 June 2007, FL-2, Room 1001, 9:00 a.m.
Climate Services: The Temperature is Rising but So are the Opportunities
John F. Henz
HDR Engineering, Inc.

Thursday, 26 July 2007, FL-2, Room 1001, 10:00 a.m.
The National Mosaic and Q2 (NMQ) System: A next-Generation Source for Multi-sensor Quantitative Precipitation Estimates (QPE)
Steve Vasiloff
Hydromet Research Group, NSSL

2006 Seminars

Wednesday, 3 May 2006, FL-2, Room 1022, 3:00 p.m.
Boundary-layer Turbulence in Atmospheric Models - Exposing Models to Observations
Gunilla Svensson, Associate Professor
CIRES Visiting Fellow
University of Colorado, CIRES

Monday, 15 May 2006, FL-2, Room 1001, 3:00 p.m.
A New Bulk Microphysical Parameterization in MM5 and WRF and What's So Bad with the Old Scheme Anyway?
Greg Thompson, Associate Scientist
NCAR/RAL

Tuesday, 24 October 2006, FL-2, Room 1022, 3:00 p.m.
ARMOR: An Ultimate Nowcasting Based on the Correction of Phase and Amplitude Errors in Numerical Models
GyoWon Lee
Advanced Study Program/Research Applications Laboratory

2005 Seminars

Date: 5 January 2005
Speaker: Larry Winter
Title: TIMES Seminar
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Place: Mesa Lab, Damon Room

Date: 5 January 2005
Speaker: Russ Schumacher
Title: Organization and Environmental Properties of Extreme-Rain-Producing Mesoscale Convective Systems
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Place: FL-2 Auditorium, Room 1022

Date: 16 March 2005
Speaker: Andrew Crook
Title: Numerical Prediction of Thunderstorms. Where Are We Now?
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Place: FL-2 Auditorium, Room 1022

Date: 30 March 2005
Speaker: Juanzhen Sun
Title: Use of Radar Observations to Improve Numerical Prediction of Convective Storms
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Place: FL-2 Auditorium, Room 1022

Date: 6 April 2005
Speaker: Alexei Korolev
Title: Relative Humidity in Liquid, Mixed Phase and Ice Clouds from In-situ Measurements
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Place: FL-2 Auditorium, Room 1022

Date: 3 May 2005
Speaker: Sophie Violette
Title: Long-term hydrodynamic response induced by past climatic and geomorphologic forcing: the case of the Paris basin, France
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Place: FL-2, Room 1001

Date: 5 July 2005
Speaker: Dr. Robert Atlas
Title: Observing System Simulation Experiments and Model Development Activities at the Goddard Laboratory for Atmospheres
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Place: FL-2, Auditorium Room 1022

Date: 23 August 2005
Speaker: Barbara Brown
Title: Object-based Evaluation of Weather Forecasts: Overview and Approach
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Place: FL-2 Auditorium Room 1022

Date: 19 October 2005
Speaker: Paul Field
Title: Mid-Latitude Cyclones: Mesoscale to Microscale
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Place: FL-2 Auditorium Room 1022

Date: 8 November 2005
Speaker: Arunas Kuciauskas
Title: Operational High-Resolution Aerosol Optical Depth Retrievals Over Water using AVHRR, MODIS and GOES Visible Channels
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Place: FL-3, Boom 2072

2004 Seminars

Formal Seminar

Date: 22 March 2004
Speaker: Alan Seed
Title: A Stochastic Ensemble Prediction System
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Place: FL-2 Auditorium

Water Cycle Initiative Seminar

Date: 6 April 2004
Speaker: Mikhail Ovtchinnikov
Title: Evaluation of the Multi-Scale Modeling Framework Using Data from the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Place: FL-2, Room 1022

Formal RAL Seminar

Date: 7 April 2004
Speaker: Fei Chen
Title: Effects of Surface Heterogeneity on the Evolution of PBL and Precipitation
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Place: FL-2, Room 1001

Water Cycle Initiative Seminar

Date: 14 April 2004
Speaker: Dr. Kenneth Mitchell
Title: Land-surface Modeling Takes Root in NCEP Operational Weather and Climate Models: The multi-disciplinary development of land-surface/hydrology modeling and land data assimilation at NCEP via multi-institution partnerships
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Place: FL-2, Room 1001

RAL Seminar Series

Date: 4 June 2004
Speaker: Daran L. Rife
Title: Insights in the Predictability of Near-surface Wind Field Forecasts by Mesoscale Meteorological Models
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Place: FL-2, Room 1022

Water Cycle Initiative Seminars

Date: 7 June 2004
Speaker: Alan Betts
Title: Understanding Hydrometeorology Using Global Models
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Place: Mesa Lab Main Seminar Room

Date: 9 June 2004
Speaker: Alan Betts
Title: Diurnal Cycle Over Land
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Place: FL-2, Room 1022

RAL Seminar Series

Date: 28 June 2004
Speaker: David S. Nolan
Title: Mechanics and Efficiency of Tropical Cyclone Intensification
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Place: FL-3, Room 2072

Date: 29 September 2004
Speaker: Gerard Held
Title: Characterization of Storm Types During a 30-Hour Period of Radar Observations During the "Dry-To-Wet Atmospheric Mesoscale Campaign" of the LBA in 2002
Place: FL-2, Auditorium, Room 1022

Date: 13 October 2004
Speaker: Peter J. Webster
Title: Development of Holistic Climate Prediction Systems: The South Asia-Bangladesh Example
Place: FL-2 Auditorium, Room 1022

Date: 9 December 2004
Speaker: Phil Chadwick
Title: Weather through the Eyes of Artists - Featuring Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven
Place: FL-2 Auditorium, Room 1022

2003 Seminars

Informal Seminar
Date: 6 January 2003 (Monday)
Speaker: Matt Pocernich
Title: Application of Extreme Value Theory and Threshold Models
to Hydrological Events

Time: 2:00 p.m.
Place: FL-2, Room 1001

Formal Seminar
Date: 25 February 2003 (Tuesday)
Speaker: Barbara Casati
Title: A New Threshold-scale Approach for the Verification of Spatial Precipitation Forecasts
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Place: FL-2, Room 1001

2002 Seminars

Formal Seminar
Date: February 6 (Wednesday)
Speaker: Hatim O. Sharif
Title: Impact of Radar Rainfall Estimation Errors on Distributed Hydrologic
Model Predictions: A Simulation Framework

Time: 3:30 p.m.
Place: FL-2, Auditorium, Room 1022

Formal Seminar
Date: April 10 (Wednesday)
Speaker: David Yates
Title: Evaluating Effects of Climate Change and Other Stressors on Freshwater
Ecosystem Goods and Services of the San Francisco Bay Watershed

Time: 3:30 p.m.
Place: FL-2, Auditorium, Room 1022

Formal Seminar
Date: May 1 (Wednesday)
Speaker: Kevin Stewart, PE - Manager, Information Systems and Flood Warning Program
Title: Flood-warning program of the Urban Drainage and Flood Control District
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Place: FL-2, Auditorium, Room 1022

Formal Seminar
Date: June 12 (Wednesday)
Speakers: Alexander Praskovsky and Eleanor Praskovskaya
Title: Application of the UCAR-STARS Method to the MU Radar: The First Results
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Place: FL-2, Auditorium, Room 1022

Formal Seminar
Date: September 12 (Thursday)
Speaker: Olivier Michielin
Title: Modeling of Complex Systems: Application to Cancer Therapy
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Place: FL-1 Atrium

Formal Seminar
Date: September 25, 2002 (Wednesday)
Speaker: Claudia Tebaldi
Title: From "Ensemble Spread" to Confidence in the Forecasts
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Place: FL-2, Room 1001

Formal Seminar
Date: November 13, 2002 (Wednesday)
Speaker: Hatim O. Sharif
Title: Distributed Hydrologic Modeling in the Southern Great Plains
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Place: FL-2, Room 1022 (auditorium)

2001 Seminars

JANUARY
Informal Seminar
Date: Jan 5 (Friday)
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Place: FL-3, Room 2072
Speaker: 2 students
Title: Talk on instrumentation at Mt. Washington

Formal Seminar
Date: Jan. 24 (Wednesday)
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Place: FL-2, Auditorium Room 1022
Speaker: J. Vivekanandan
Title: Dual-frequency Radar Studies of Supercooled Liquid Droplets

Formal Seminar
Date: Jan. 31 (Wednesday)
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Place: FL-2 Auditorium Room 1022
Speaker: Ed Brandes
Title: Studies in Rainfall Estimation with Polarimetric Radar: Preliminary Results for Florida

FEBRUARY
Formal Seminar
Date: February 21 (Wednesday)
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Place: FL-2, Auditorium Room 1022
Speaker: Tom Warner
Title: Ensemble Atmospheric Model Simulations in Support of an Analysis of Gulf War
Exposures to Toxic Materials

Formal Seminar
Date: February 28 (Wednesday)
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Place: FL-2, Auditorium Room 1022
Speaker: Roy Rasmussen
Title: The Estimation of Snowfall Rate Using Visibility

MARCH
Formal Seminar
Date: March 7 (Wednesday)
Speaker: Fei Chen
Title: Mesoscale land-surface/atmosphere interactions
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Place: FL-2, Auditorium Room 1022

APRIL:
Formal Seminar
Date: April 4 (Wednesday)
Speaker: Andrew Weekley
Title: A Novel Approach to Outlier Detection: The Intelligent Outlier Detection Algorithm (IODA)
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Place: FL-2, Auditorium Room 1022

Formal Seminar (RAP/GTP)
Date: April 11 (Wednesday)
Speaker: Larry Cornman
Place: FL-2, Auditorium Room 1022
Title: Invariance Properties of Tensors in Turbulence Theory -- Application to Non-Cartesian Coordinates
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Place: FL-2, Auditorium Room 1022

MAY:
Formal Seminar
Date: May 9 (Wednesday)
Speaker: Jennifer Cram
Title: A Mesoscale RT-FDDA System: Rationale, Description and Results
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Place: FL-2, Auditorium Room 1022

Informal Seminar
Date: May 24 (Thursday)
Speaker: Bill Mahoney
Title: Winter Road Maintenance Decision Support System (MDSS)
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Place: RAP Conference Room

Formal Seminar
Date: May 30 (Wednesday)
Speaker: Todd Lane
Title: Gravity waves, wave breaking, and turbulence in the vicinity of deep convection
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Place: FL-2, Auditorium Room 1022

JUNE:
Formal Semianr (Joint ATD/RAP)
Date: June 12, 2001
Speaker: Cathy Kessinger
Title: The AP clutter mitigation scheme, Part 1: The radar echo classifier
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Place: FL-2 Auditorium, Room 1022

SEPTEMBER:
Formal Seminar
Date: September 5 (Wednesday)
Speaker: Alain Caya
Title: Radar data assimilation with a cloud-resolving model as a weak constraint
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Place: FL-2 Auditorium Room 1022

OCTOBER:
Formal Seminar
Date: October 31 (Wednesday)
Speaker: Daran L. Rife
Title: Diurnal boundary layer circulations in the Great Basin Desert
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Place: FL-2, Room 1001

2000 Seminars

Formal Seminar
Date: Dec. 5, 2000 (Tuesday)
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Place: FL-2, Room 1001
Speaker: Christopher Daly, Spatial Climate Analysis Service, Oregon State University
Title: The PRISM Approach to Mapping Climate in Complex Regions

Formal Seminar
Date: Dec. 11, 2000 (Monday)
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Place: FL-2, Auditorium Room 1022
Speaker: Sandy Dance, Bureau of Meteorology Research Centre, Melbourne, Australia
Title: An Agent Network for Microburst Detection