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Spring 2008
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Unless stated otherwise, seminars are on Thursdays from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Auditorium (Rm. 2400) on the second floor of the New Wing of the Computer and Space Science Building.

Coffee, tea and cookies are served in the adjoining Atrium at 3:00 p.m.
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January 17
Ocean Viscosity and Climate
Dr. Markus Jochum

National Center for Atmospheric Research
Contact: Raghu Murtugudde

January 31
Recent advances in the WRF model and applications to convection-resolving forecasting
Dr. Joe Klemp

National Center for Atmospheric Research
Contact: Dalin Zhang


February 7
The Fronts are Moving! The Fronts are Moving!
Prof. Robert Hudson

University of Maryland
Contact: Robert Hudson

February 14
Simulation and Assimilation of Denmark Strait Overflow
Prof. Tom Haine

Johns Hopkins University
Contact: Dan Kirk-Davidoff

February 18
Note: 11 am Monday, in Room 3425

Predictability of a large-scale flow conducive to extreme precipitation over western Alps
Dr. Federico Grazzini

ARPA-Servizio IdroMeteorologico, Bologna, Italy
Contact: Istvan Szunyogh

February 21

Dr. Andrew Tangborn

Contact: Dale Allen

February 28


Thursday March 6
Dynamical Polar Warming Amplification and a New Cliamte Feedback Analysis Framework
Prof. Ming Cai

Florida State University
Abstract Contact: Dan Kirk-Davidoff

Friday March 7
Cloud-aerosol-precipitation processes as revealed by the A-Train
Prof. Graeme Stephens

Colorado State University
Contact: Zhanqing Li

March 13
Daily Optimum Interpolation Analysis for Sea Surface Temperature
Dr. Thomas Smith

Satellite Climate Studies Branch, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR and ESSIC/CICS
Abstract Contact: Rachel Pinker

March 20
Spring Break --- No Seminar

March 27
Denitrification and anammox in the Arabian Sea
Prof. Bess Ward

Princeton University
Contact: Raghu Murtugudde.


April 3
Elements of Climate Stabilization: The U.S. Climate Change Science Program Scenarios of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Atmospheric Concentrations
Dr. Leon Clarke

Contact: Eugenia Kalnay
His slides: PDF

April 10
Surface-based Remote Sensing of Aerosol Indirect Effects
Prof. Mark Miller

Rutgers University
Contact:Zhanqing Li

April 17
The Tropical Warm Pool in a Warming World
Prof. Peter Webster

Georgia Tech
Contact:Sumant Nigam

April 18 Note: Friday!
Global Warming and Atmospheric Brown Clouds: A Double Threat for Asia
Prof. V. Ramanathan

Contact:Zhanqing Li

April 24
PDFs of tropospheric humidity: Measurements and theory
Prof. Darryn Waugh

Johns Hopkins University
Contact: Dan Kirk-Davidoff


May 1
What the ice ages are trying to tell us about climate sensitivity
Prof. Robert Toggweiler

Princeton University
Contact: Dan Kirk-Davidoff

May 8
Rewriting History on Ice in the Arctic - Surprising Results from the Arctic Coring Expedition
Prof. Kristen St. John

James Madison University
Contact: Dan Kirk-Davidoff

May 15
Coupled ocean-atmosphere breeding for ensemble forecasting and data assimilation
Dr. Shu-Chih Yanh

University of Maryland
Contact: Shu-Chih Yang