Alfredo Ruiz-Barradas
Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science
University of Maryland



Presentations & Posters:
            Salma A. Tayel, 2016:
                       Climate over Northern Africa: Change, Variability and the Impact of the Nile River on Egypt (pdf).
                       Research Practicum. Eleanor Roosevelt High School.

            Nana-Bilkisu Habib, 2015:
                       Climate Variability and Change in Africa's Guinea Region (pdf).
                       Research Practicum. Eleanor Roosevelt High School.

            Ruiz-Barradas, A., 2015:
                       The coupled ocean-atmosphere system: who drives who?
                       RIT on Weather, Chaos and Data Assimilation.(ppt)
                       University of Maryland
                       June 15. College Park, Maryland.

            Ruiz-Barradas, A., 2015:
                       La Oscilación Multidecadal del Atlántico: Estructura e Impactos (Atlantic Multidecadal Osciullation: Structure and Impacts).
                       Fac. de Instrumentación Electrónica y Ciencias Atmosféricas, Universidad Veracruzana (School of Electronic Instrumentation and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Veracruz)
                       Feria Internacional del Libro Universitario (International Academic Book Fair -ppt)
                       Foro Académico sobre Patrimonios Universales: Naturaleza y Cultura (Academic Forum on Universal Heritage: Nature and Culture)
                       April 25-May 3. Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico.

            Ruiz-Barradas, A., 2015:
                       El Clima: Cuando Varía y Cuando Cambia (Climate: When it Varies and When it Changes).
                       Feria Internacional del Libro Universitario (International Academic Book Fair -ppt, in Spanish)
                       Foro Académico sobre Patrimonios Universales: Naturaleza y Cultura (Academic Forum on Universal Heritage: Nature and Culture)
                       April 25-May 3. Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico.

            Ruiz-Barradas, A., 2011:
                       Natural Climate Variability: Floods in Veracruz, Mexico in 2010.
                       WCRP - Open Science Conference: Climate Research in Service to Society. (ppt)
                       October 24-28. Denver, CO.

            Ruiz-Barradas, A., 2010:
                       Inundaciones en Veracruz: Recurrentes y Naturales (Floods in Veracruz: Recurrent and Natural)
                       Foro Inundaciones 2010 en el Estado de Veracruz (Forum on Floods in the State of Veracruz in 2010). (ppt, in Spanish)
                       November 22. Universidad Veracruzana. Boca del Río, Veracruz, MEXICO.

            Ruiz-Barradas, A., 2010:
                       Variabilidad y Cambio Climático (Climate Variability and Change)
                       Conferencia sobre Cambio Climático y Hábitat (Conference on Climate Change and Habitat). (ppt, in Spanish)
                       July 19. Universidad Vearcruzana, Veracruz, MEXICO.

            Ruiz-Barradas, A., 2010:
                       Informandonos sobre la Variabilidad y Cambio Climáticos (Finding out on Climate Variability and Change)
                       The Washington Center. (ppt, in Spanish)
                       May 10. Washington, DC.

            Ruiz-Barradas, A., and S. Nigam, 2010:
                       Pentad analysis of summer precipitation variability over the Southern Great Plains and its relationship with the land-surface.
                       Atmospheric System Research Science Team Meeting. (ppt poster)
                       March 17. Bethesda, MD

            Ruiz-Barradas, A., 2010:
                       Lluvia sobre el Este de México: Variabilidad y Proyecciones ante el Cambio Climático (Rain over Eastern Mexico: Variability and Projections under Climate Change)
                       Encuentro sobre Manejo de Cuencas y Cambio Climático (Meeting on Basins and Climate Change). (ppt, in Spanish)
                       February 5. Boca del Río, Veracruz, MEXICO.

            Ruiz-Barradas, A., 2009:
                       Variabilidad y Cambio de la Precipitación en el Este de México....que nos dicen los Modelos? (Precipitation Variability and Change in Eastern Mexico...What do Climate Modells tell us?)
                       Universidad Veracruzana. (ppt, in Spanish)
                       April 30. Xalapa, Veracruz, MEXICO.

            Ruiz-Barradas, A., 2009:
                       Variabilidad de la Lluvia en Veracruz (Rainfall Variability in Veracruz, Mexico).
                       Métodos Estadísticos para el Estudio del Cambio Climático en el Segundo Encuentro Iberoamericano de Biometría (Statistical Methods for Climate Change Study
                       in the Second Iberoamerican Meeting on Biometry). (ppt, in Spanish)
                       July 31. Boca del Río, Veracruz, MEXICO.

            Ruiz-Barradas, A., and S. Nigam, 2008:
                       SST North American Drought Links in 20th Century Simulations and 21st Century Projections.
                       NOAA's 33rd Annual Climate Diagnostics and Prediction Workshop and CLIVAR Drought Workshop. (ppt poster)
                       October 20-24, 2008. Lincoln, NE.

            Ruiz-Barradas, A., and S. Nigam, 2008:
                       Seasonal Hydroclimate variability over North America: Global and Regional Reanalyses Faulty Evapotranspiration.
                       CPPA PIs' Metting. (ppt)
                       September 29-October 1. Silver Spring, MD.

            Ruiz-Barradas, A., and S. Nigam, 2008:
                       CLIVAR Drought Modeling Experiments with CAM3.5: Interim Report.
                       13th Annual CCSM Workshop. (ppt)
                       June 17-19. Breckenridge, CO.

            Ruiz-Barradas, A., and S. Nigam, 2007:
                       El Hidroclima del Siglo XX en Norte América según los Modelos del IPCC.
                       Universidad Veracruzana. (ppt, in Spanish)
                       July 20. Xalapa, Veracruz, MEXICO.

            Ruiz-Barradas, A., and S. Nigam, 2007:
                       Drought Modeling Experiments.
                       12th Annual CCSM Workshop. (ppt)
                       June 19-21. Breckenridge, CO.

            Ruiz-Barradas, A., and S. Nigam, 2007:
                       Diagnosis of North American Hydroclimate Variability in IPCC's Climate Simulations.
                       12th Annual CCSM Workshop. (ppt poster)
                       June 19-21. Breckenridge, CO.

            Ruiz-Barradas, A., and S. Nigam, 2006:
                       North American hydroclimate variability in IPCC's 20th century climate simulations.
                       AGU's Joint Assembly Meeting. (ppt)
                       May 23-26. Baltimore, MD.

            Ruiz-Barradas, A., and S. Nigam, 2005:
                       Interannual variability of Great Plains summer rainfall in reanalyses and NCAR and NASA AMIP-like simulations.
                       5th International Scientific Conference on the Global Energy and Water Cycle. (ppt)
                       June 20-24. Costa Mesa, CA.

            Ruiz-Barradas, A., and S. Nigam, 2005:
                       The structure and nature of warm-season interannual variability of the Great Plains hydroclimate .
                       Workshop on Predicting Drought on Seasonal to Decadal Time Scales (ppt).
                       May 17-19. Adelphi, MD

           Ruiz-Barradas, A., and S. Nigam, 2005:
                       Diagnosis of summer hydroclimate over North America in 20th century climate simulations.
                       Workshop on Analyses of Climate Model Simulations for the IPCC AR4 (ppt poster).
                       March 1-4. Honolulu, HI.

            Ruiz-Barradas, A., and S. Nigam, 2004:
                      Interannual variability of warm-season rainfall over the US Great Plains in NCAR/CAM and NASA/NSIPP simulations:
                      Intercomparisons for NAME.
                      1st International CLIVAR Science Conference (ppt poster).
                      June 21-25, Baltimore, MD.

                      9th Annual CCSM Workshop.
                      July 7-9, Santa Fe, NM.

            Ruiz-Barradas, A., and S. Nigam, 2003:
                      Interannual variability of warm-season rainfall over the US Great Plains in NASA/NSIPP and NCAR/CAM2.0 AMIP
                      simulations (ppt).
                      University of Maryland. Department of Meteorology.
                      December 11, 2003.

            Ruiz-Barradas, A., and S. Nigam, 2003:
                       Interannual variability of North America Summer Precipitation in NASA/NSIPP and CAM2.0 AMIP simulations.
                       NSIPP 2003 Science Team Meeting (ppt).
                       September 3-4. Adelphi, MD

            Ruiz-Barradas, A., and S. Nigam, 2003:
                       Interannual variability in summer hydroclimate over North America in CAM2.0 and NSIPP AMIP
                       simulations.
                       8th Annual CCSM Workshop (ppt poster).
                       June 24-26.Breckenridge, CO

            Ruiz-Barradas, A., J. A. Carton, and S. Nigam, 2002:
                        Response of the atmosphere to climate variability in the tropical Atlantic.
                       AGU Spring Meeting (ppt poster).
                       May 28-31. Washington, DC.

            Ruiz-Barradas, A., and S. Nigam, 2002:
                     Seasonal moisture flux variability over North America in AMIP simulation and atmosphere reanalyses.
                      Mississippi River Climate and Hydrology Conference (ppt poster).
                      May 13-17. New Orleans, LA.



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