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Fall 2009
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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.

You can subscribe to the seminar series via Google Calendars by clicking this button:
or contacting Seminar Committee.

September 2009

September 3
Ozone Profile and Tropospheric Ozone Retrievals from Hyperspectral Backscattered Ultraviolet Measurements
Dr. Xiong Liu
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Goddard Earth Sciences & Technology Center
Contact: Russ Dickerson

September 10
The Hoax at the Equator that Elucidates Global Warming Controversies
Professor George Philander

Princeton University
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Program
Contact: Sumant Nigam

September 17
Global Climate Change and Sahel Rainfall
Michela Biasutti
Columbia University
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Contact: Raghu Murtugudde

September 24
Aerosols Matter for Climate and Health. What We Remote Sensing Scientists Can Do to Help
Dr. Ralph Kahn
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Climate Branch
Contact: Rachel Pinker

October 2009

October 1
Wind Wave Modeling at NCEP
Dr. Hendrik Tolman
Marine Modeling and Analysis Branch
Contact: Kayo Ide

October 8
3:30pm-3:35pm: Pre-seminar Presentation
Student Opportunities in the National Weather Association
Dr. Ralph Ferraro
National Weather Association

3:35pm-4:35pm: AOSC Seminar
Air Quality in Maryland: Progress Through Policy-Relevant Science
Professor Russell Dickerson

University of Maryland
Deparment of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science
Contact: Kayo Ide

October 15
The Amazonian Aerosol Characterization Experiment (AMAZE-08)
Professor Scot T. Martin

Harvard University
School of Engineering & Applied Sciences
Contact: Dan Kirk-Davidoff

October 22
Global and Regional Aerosol Variations During the EOS Satellite Era: An Analysis Using Data From Multiple Satellite Sensors and a Global Model
Dr. Mian Chin
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Atmospheric Chemistry and Dynamics Branch
Contact: Rachel Pinker

October 29
Air Pollution and Adverse Respiratory Health Outcomes: How Does Epidemiology Work?
Professor Amir Sapkota

University of Maryland
School of Public Health
Contact: Russ Dickerson

November 2009

November 5
Ertel Potential Vorticity as a Diagnostic for the Mars Polar Vortex
Dr. Tim McConnochie
University of Maryland, Astronomy
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Contact: Eugenia Kalnay

November 12
Satellite Contributions to the Study of Global Change
Dr. Claire Parkinson
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Earth Observing System Project Science Office
Contact: Rachel Pinker

November 19
Considerations of Domain Size and Large-Scale Driving for Nested Regional Climate Models: Impact on Internal Variability and the Skill at Developing Small-Scale Details
Professor René Laprise
Université du Québec à Montréal
Contact: Hugo Berbery

November 26
Happy Thanksgiving -- No Seminar

December 2009

December 3
No Seminar
[Seminar by Professor A. Dennis Kirwan Jr. is resceduled for March 4, 2010]

December 10
No Seminar