Department of Meteorology 

Seminar Series

Information for the speakers --- Instructions for the contact person --- Directions for Visitors

Spring  2004 Schedule

January 29
Feburary 5
  Dr. Devara

Atmospheric Aerosol Research Activity at the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune, India  (special time on Tuesday)

Contact person: Prof. R. Pinker
Feburary 12
Feburary 19
Dr. Yoram Kaufman
Aerosol effect on climate - the unique satellite vantage point
Contact person: Dr. Z. Li
Feburary 26
March 3
Special date: Wendnsday

Joint Oceanographic Institute/USSAC
Distinguished Lecturers Series

March 11
Dr. Adam Sobel
Lamont-Doherty Observatory, Columbia University 

The role of surface fluxes, cloud-radiative feedbacks, and ocean coupling in the tropical intraseasonal oscillation

Contact person:
Dr. Ning Zeng
March 18
Dr. Elizabeth North
University of Maryland, Center for Environmental Science, Horn Point Laboratory

Linking environmental variability to fish population fluctuations using field and modeling approaches

Contact person: Prof. Eugenia Kalnay
March 25
April 1
April 8
Special Joint Seminar --

April 15
April 22
April 29
May 6
Dr. Xuguang Wang
Penn State

Ensemble Forecasting with the Ensemble Transform Kalman Filter (ETKF)

Contact person: Dr. Istavan Szunyogh

Unless otherwise noted, all seminars are held in RM. 2400 (the auditorium on the second floor in the new wing of the Computer & Space Sci. Bldg.) at 3:30 p.m. 
Coffee and cookies are served at 3:00 p.m.
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Visitor Parking

Visitors attending the Thursday's Meteorology Seminars can park at the Stadium Garage (PG 3). Parking area with attendant to the east of the building. To see location, either click on the link "Directions to the Department of Meteorology" .
You can also check the University's Campus Maps (click on the Northwest Quadrant).

The department can pay the parking as a courtesy: please take a ticket and get it stamped by Tammy Paolino before 5pm. Otherwise you can pay the ticket yourself.

Seminar Series Committee

Prof. Ning Zeng (chair)
Dr. E. Hugo Berbery
Prof. Ferd Baer
Ms. Sandra Martinka