AOSC Departmental Seminar Series Archive

Departmental Seminar Series Archive

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October 19, 2017

AOSC Seminar
Dr. Louis Uccellini
NOAA/NWS
Building a Weather Ready Nation: What It Means to Your Future
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Da-Lin Zhang

October 12, 2017

AOSC Seminar
Prof. Ellen Williams
Physics, UMD
Innovation to Create the Energy System of the Future
[ Abstract ]

October 5, 2017

AOSC Seminar
Dr. Leonard Konikow
USGS, USDA
Long-Term Groundwater Depletion
[ Abstract ]

September 28, 2017

AOSC Seminar
Angela Fritz
Capital Weather Gang
From scientist to journalist: My anomalous career path and lessons learned along the way
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Dale Allen

September 21, 2017

AOSC Seminar
Dr Lenny Konikow
USGS
Groundwater depletion and its impacts
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Safa Motesharrei

September 14, 2017

AOSC Seminar
Robert Engelman
Worldwatch Institute
Science, Population and the Environment: What Is, What Could Be
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Safa Motesharrei

September 7, 2017

AOSC Seminar
Speaker: TBA

August 31, 2017

AOSC Seminar
Speaker: TBA

May 4, 2017

AOSC Seminar
Dr. Michael King
Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, University of Colorado Boulder
Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Tropospheric Clouds observed by MODIS onboard the Terra and Aqua Satellites
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Zhanqing Li

April 27, 2017

AOSC Seminar
Dr. Yaling Liu
PNNL/JGCRI
The Patterns, Causes and Consequences of Changes in Regional and Global Water Cycling
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Zhanqing Li

April 20, 2017

AOSC Seminar
Dr. Ming Cai
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science, Florida State University
Physics of the Dispersive Nature and Energy Propagation of Rossby Waves
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Zhanqing Li

April 13, 2017

AOSC Seminar
Dr. John Yorks
NASA/GSFC
Vertical Profiles of Clouds and Aerosols From the ISS: Two Years and Counting of CATS Data
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Allison Ring

April 6, 2017

AOSC Seminar
Dr. Fuzhong Weng
NOAA/NESDIS Center for Satellite Applications and Research
New Satellite Observations for Monitoring and Forecasting Hurricanes and Severe Storms
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Zhanqing Li

March 30, 2017

AOSC Seminar
Speaker: TBA

March 16, 2017

AOSC Seminar
Dr. Takemasa Miyoshi
Advanced Institute for Computational Science, RIKEN
Data Assimilation Research at RIKEN: Numerical Weather Prediction and Beyond
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Eugenia Kalnay

March 9, 2017

AOSC Seminar
Dr. William Lapenta
NOAA/NCEP
The NCEP Production Suite: Plans and Perspectives from the “Tip of the Spear”
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Da-Lin Zhang

March 2, 2017

AOSC Seminar
Dr. Ralph Kahn
Climate and Radiation Laboratory, NASA/GSFC
A Planetary Perspective on Aerosols & Climate
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Zhanqing Li

February 23, 2017

AOSC Seminar
Prof. Zhanqing Li
AOSC & ESSIC, University of Maryland
Interactions between air pollution and climate change in the Asian monsoon system
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Juying Warner

February 16, 2017

AOSC Seminar
Dr. David Turner
NOAA/Earth System Research Laboratory
A Ground-based Network of Boundary Layer Thermodynamic Profilers: The Infrared Option
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Zhanqing Li

February 9, 2017

AOSC Seminar
Prof. Ross Salawitch
AOSC/Dept. of Chem. and Biochem./ESSIC, University of Maryland
Paris Climate Agreement: Beacon of Hope
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Zhanqing Li

February 2, 2017

AOSC Seminar
Dr. Sid Boukabara
NOAA NESDIS/STAR
Environmental data fusion: combining satellite remote sensing and data assimilation techniques for NWP and situational awareness applications
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Kayo Ide

January 26, 2017

AOSC Seminar
Speaker: TBA

December 8, 2016

AOSC Student Seminars
Speaker: TBA

December 1, 2016

AOSC Seminar
Dr. Flavio Iturbide-Sanchez
NOAA/NESDIS
Overview of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Unique Combined Atmospheric Processing System (NUCAPS) and Microwave Integrated Retrieval System (MiRS)
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Juying Warner

November 17, 2016

AOSC Seminar
Dr. Gerald Nedoluha
Middle Atmospheric Physics Section, Naval Research Lab
Two decades of ground-based microwave measurements of the middle atmosphere
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Zhanqing Li

November 10, 2016

AOSC Seminar
Prof. Chris Bretherton
Atmospheric Sciences and Applied Mathematics, University of Washington, WA
Insights into subtropical cloud feedback mechanisms from high-resolution simulations
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Zhanqing Li

November 3, 2016

AOSC Seminar
Dr. Ivanka Stajner
NOAA/NWS
NOAA’s Next Generation Global Prediction System (NGGPS)
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Zhanqing Li

October 27, 2016

AOSC Seminar
Prof. Jeffrey Halverson
Geography and Environmental Systems, UMBC, MD
The Thundery Summer of 2016: A Review of Severe Weather Events in the D.C. Region, Including the Ellicott City Flash Flood
[ Abstract ]
Contact: William Miller

October 20, 2016

AOSC Seminar
Dr. William Boos
Department of Geology and Geophysics, Yale University
The zonally resolved atmospheric energy budget: a theory for regional precipitation change
[ Abstract ]
Contact: William Lau

October 13, 2016

AOSC Seminar
Dr. Jim Crawford
NASA/LaRC, VA
Developing Future Air Quality Observing Strategies
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Zhanqing Li

October 6, 2016

AOSC Seminar
Prof. John Burrows
Institute of Environmental Physics, University of Bremen, Germany
Assessing the impact of the Anthropocene on atmospheric composition using remote sensing from aircraft and space based instrumentation: the SCIAMACHY Project and its legacy
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Russell Dickerson

September 29, 2016

AOSC Seminar
Dr. Yasin Elshorbany
NASA/GSFC
The Tropospheric Oxidizing Capacity: Current Challenges and Future Prospects
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Ross Salawitch

September 22, 2016

AOSC Seminar
Dr. Peter Black
NOAA UAS Program Office/Cherokee Nation Technologies, LLC
Optimizing Operational Global Hawk Flight Patterns (SHOUT Project) with Respect to High-impact Weather Systems to Maximize TC Model Intensity and Structure Forecast Improvements
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Da-Lin Zhang

September 15, 2016

AOSC Seminar
Dr Nickolay Krotkov
NASA/GSFC
Satellite Retrievals of Air Quality and Climate Relevant Trace Gases at Goddard Space Flight Center
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Zhanqing Li

September 8, 2016

AOSC Seminar
Dr. Mitchell Goldberg
NOAA/NESDIS
Improving Societal Benefit Areas from Applications Enhanced by the Joint Polar Satellite System
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Zhanqing Li

September 1, 2016

AOSC Seminar
Dr. Juying Warner
AOSC, University of Maryland
Increased Atmospheric Ammonia over the World’s Major Agricultural Areas Detected from Space
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Russ Dickerson

May 5, 2016

AOSC Student Research Symposium
AOSC Students
AOSC, University of Maryland

April 28, 2016

AOSC Departmental Seminar
Dr. John Marshall
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Inter-hemispheric asymmetries in climate, oceans and ITCZ migrations
Contact: Jim Carton

April 21, 2016

AOSC Departmental Seminar
Dr. Gil Compo
University of Colorado/CIRES & NOAA/ESRL
Towards an improved 20th Century reanalysis version “2c” dataset spanning 1850 to 2012
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Sumant Nigam

April 18, 2016

AOSC Special Seminar
Dr. Song-You Hong
Korea Institute of Atmospheric Prediction Systems (KIAPS)
Challenges in atmospheric modeling in coming 10 years: A subjective point of view
[ Abstract ]

April 14, 2016

AOSC Departmental Seminar
Dr. Leon Chafik
Laboratory for Satellite Altimetry, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Toward a better understanding of Atlantic Water variability in the Subpolar North Atlantic
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Jim Carton

April 7, 2016

AOSC Departmental Seminar
Dr. William Kuo
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
The Impact of GPS Radio Occultation Data on the Prediction of Tropical Cyclogenesis
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Kayo Ide

March 31, 2016

*** 5th Rasmusson Lecture ***
Dr. Isaac Held
NOAA GFDL
Tropical Cyclones and Global Climate Models: Entering a Golden Age of Research
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Sumant Nigam

March 24, 2016

AOSC Departmental Seminar
Chuck Weyandt
Maryland Aerospace, Inc.
Spacecraft Attitude Determination and Control with Emphasis on CubeSats
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Derrick Lampkin

March 10, 2016

AOSC Departmental Seminar
Dr. Patrick Harr
National Science Foundation & Naval Postgraduate School
Temporal Clustering of Tropical Cyclone Occurrence
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Da-Lin Zhang

March 3, 2016

AOSC Departmental Seminar
Daniel Anderson
Atmospheric and Oceanic Science, University of Maryland
A Tropical Tropospheric Source of High Ozone/Low Water Structures
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Ross Salawitch

February 25, 2016

AOSC Departmental Seminar
Dr. David Crisp
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology
Watching the Earth Breathe - Measuring Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide with NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2)
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Sumant Nigam

February 18, 2016

AOSC Departmental Seminar
Leila De Floriani
University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies, University of Maryland
Representation and topological analysis for scientific data visualization
[ Abstract ]
Contact: James Carton

February 11, 2016

AOSC Departmental Seminar
Dr. John Delaney
School of Oceanography, University of Washington
Understanding our planetary life support system: Next-generation science in the ocean basins using real-time, interactive sensor robotic systems
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Rita Colwell

February 4, 2016

AOSC Departmental Seminar
Clark Weaver
NASA GSFC
Evaluation climate models using a 35-year record of cloud albedo radiative forcing derived from UV reflectivity
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Ross Salawitch

January 28, 2016

AOSC Departmental Seminar
Dr. Scott Rudlosky
SCSB, NESDIS/STAR
Lightning and Precipitation Studies at CICS-MD
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Daryl Kleist

December 10, 2015

AOSC Departmental Seminar
AOSC Student Seminars
Contact: Tim Canty

December 3, 2015

AOSC Departmental Seminar
Dr. Nathan Magee
The College of New Jersey
PURE* Ice Cloud Nanophysics; *Powered by Undergraduate Research
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Daryl Kleist

November 19, 2015

AOSC Departmental Seminar
Dr. Ann Marie Carlton
Department of Environmental Sciences, Rutgers University
Aerosol water: now you see it, now you don’t!
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Russ Dickerson

November 12, 2015

AOSC Departmental Seminar
Dr. Ping Yang
Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Texas A&M University
Atmospheric optics & radiative transfer : Genesis and Evolution
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Zhanqing Li

November 5, 2015

AOSC Departmental Seminar
Bill Callahan
Earthnetworks
Taking the Pulse of Our Planet: Advances in Sensor Networks, Big Data and Analytics
Contact: Ning Zeng

October 29, 2015

AOSC Departmental Seminar
Dr. Tony Broccoli
Department of Environmental Sciences, Rutgers University
Using Single-Forcing Coupled Climate Model Experiments to Understand the Response to Orbital Forcing
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Jim Carton

October 22, 2015

AOSC Departmental Seminar
Dr. Arlene Laing
NOAA/NWS/WPC and CIRES, Synoptic and mesoscale interactions during heavy rainfall events in the Caribbean
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Da-Lin Zhang

October 15, 2015

AOSC Departmental Seminar
Dr. William K. M. Lau
Earth Science System Interdisiplinary Center, University of Maryland
What would happen to Superstorm Sandy in a future warmer world?
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Kayo Ide

October 8, 2015

*** Alumnus Seminar ***
Dr. Takemasa Miyoshi
Data Assimilation Research Team, RIKEN Advanced Institute for Computational Science
Big Data, Supercomputing, and Data Assimilation
Contact: Kayo Ide

October 1, 2015

AOSC Departmental Seminar
Andrea Molod
ESSIC, NASA/GSFC
From Tropical Storms to Decadal Prediction: GEOS-5 AGCM Physical Parameterizations for a Wide Range of Applications and Resolutions
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Jim Carton

September 24, 2015

AOSC Departmental Seminar
Dr. Kim Klockow
NOAA/OAR
Severe weather warnings and society: A trip through the culture and policies of meteorology
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Daryl Kleist

September 17, 2015

AOSC Departmental Seminar
Dr. Cristiana Stan
George Mason University
The influence of cloud representation on climate change projections of summer rainfall
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Jim Carton

September 10, 2015

*** Alumnus Seminar ***
Lesley Ott
NASA/GSFC
High-resolution emission and transport modeling of atmospheric CO2
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Ning Zeng

September 3, 2015

AOSC Departmental Seminar
Dr. Richard Menard
Air Quality Research Division, Environment Canada
Data Assimilation of Atmospheric Composition for Air Quality and Stratospheric Applications, With an Introduction on Environmental and Health Impacts
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Kayo Ide

May 7, 2015

AOSC Student Research Symposium
AOSC Students
University of Maryland
Contact: Tim Canty

April 30, 2015

*** CMNS Distinguished Alumni Seminar ***
Dr. David Dewitt
Climate Prediction Center, NOAA/NWS/National Centers for Environmental Prediction
State of the Art Short-Term Climate Forecasting: Current Status, Prospects for Improvement, and Remaining Challenges
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Daryl Kleist

April 23, 2015

AOSC Departmental Seminar
Dr. Brian Ancell
Department of Geosciences, Texas Tech University
Developing Ensemble-Based Tools to Improve and Understand the Predictability of High-Impact Events
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Daryl Kleist

April 16, 2015

AOSC Departmental Seminar
Dr. Jeffrey Halverson
Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, University of MD, Baltimore County
Forecasting Washington's Winter Weather: A Review of 2014-2015 and the Grand Challenges
[ Abstract ]
Contact: William Miller

April 9, 2015

AOSC Departmental Seminar
Drs. Ning Zeng and Russ Dickerson
AOSC and ESSIC, University of Maryland
Making SENSE of our environment: monitoring urban air pollution, weather and greenhouse gases with smart sensor network
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Ning Zeng

April 2, 2015

AOSC Departmental Seminar
Dr. Twila Moon
National Snow and Ice Data Center, CIRES, University of Colorado, Boulder
Redefining Glacial Pace: Greenland Ice Sheet Velocities during the 21st Century
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Derrick Lampkin

March 26, 2015

AOSC Departmental Seminar
Dr. Johan Schijf
UMCES, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory
The role of strong organic ligands in the marine biogeochemistry of trace metals
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Jim Carton

March 12, 2015

AOSC Departmental Seminar
Dr. Ragu Murtugudde
AOSC, University of Maryland
Multi-Scale Interactions between MJOs and the Indonesian Throughflow
Contact: Derrick Lampkin

March 5, 2015

POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER/CAMPUS CLOSING
Dr. Steven Platnick
Earth Science Division, NASA/GSFC
Challenges in the production of observational datasets: The MODIS cloud product perspective
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Rachel Pinker

February 26, 2015

AOSC Departmental Seminar
Dr. Gidon Eshel
Bard Center for Environmental Policy, Bard College
Feeding a 9-billion people earth: New insights from the US on the role of individual choices
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Raghuram Murtugudde

February 19, 2015

AOSC Departmental Seminar
Dr. Gretchen Mullendore
Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of North Dakota
Use of Observations to Evaluate Model Simulations of Convective Transport
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Daryl Kleist

February 12, 2015

AOSC Departmental Seminar
Dr. Daniel Kirk-Davidoff
AOSC, University of Maryland
Developing a Modernization Plan for the Uganda Department of Meteorology
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Derrick Lampkin

February 5, 2015

AOSC Departmental Seminar
Dr. Yan Li
University of Maryland and Peking University
Biophysical cooling and warming of forests - evidence from satellite observation and climate models
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Eugenia Kalnay

January 29, 2015

AOSC494 Seminar Orientation
Dr. Derrick Lampkin
AOSC, University of Maryland
Orientation for AOSC students
Contact: Derrick Lampkin

 

2014

December 11, 2014 - 3:30pm

AOSC Student Seminar


Contact: Tim Canty

December 4, 2014 - 3:30pm

Forecasting Severe Weather For The Capital Weather Gang
Dr. Jeffrey Halverson
University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
[ Abstract ]
Contact: William Miller

November 20, 2014 - 3:30pm

Can we use GRACE, Argo, altimetry, and tide gauges to constrain estimates of deep ocean warming?
Dr. Eric Leuliette
NOAA NESDIS
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Eugenia Kalnay

November 13, 2014 - 3:30pm

Mass Changes of Polar Ice Sheets and Sea Ice in a Changing Climate
Dr. Jay Zwally
ESSIC-University of Maryland, NASA Goddard, Cryospheric Science Branch
Contact: Derrick Lampkin

November 6, 2014 - 3:30pm

Progress in Passive Microwave Remote Sensing of the Cryosphere
Dr. Ludovic Brucker
NASA Goddard, Cryospheric Science Branch
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Derrick Lampkin

October 30, 2014 - 3:30pm

Remote Sensing of Ice-Sheet Margins
Dr. Kelly Brunt
ESSIC-University of Maryland, NASA Goddard, Cryospheric Science Branch
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Derrick Lampkin

October 23, 2014 - 3:30pm

Slip Slidin' Away: Glaciers and Ice Sheets in a changing climate
Sridhar Anandakrishnan
Pennsylvania State University, Department of Geoscience
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Derrick Lampkin

October 16, 2014 - 3:30pm

Towards Multisensor Snow Assimilation: A Simultaneous Radiometric and Gravimetric Framework
Dr. Barton Forman
University of Maryland, Civil and Environmental Engineering
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Derrick Lampkin

October 9, 2014 - 5:00pm

*** Distinguished Lecture ***
Location: CSIC Room 1115
Reception 4:00 PM

The challenges for food, water, and energy security in the face of climate change and loss of biodiversity.
Dr. Robert Watson
Tyndall Centre for Climate Change, University of East Anglia
[ Abstract | Presentation ]
Contact: Catherine Stephens

October 2, 2014 - 3:30pm

Understanding Greenland's Coupled Ice Sheet-Atmosphere-Ocean System: Recent Progress
Dr. Gordon Hamilton
University of Maine, Climate Change Institute
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Derrick Lampkin

September 25, 2014 - 3:30pm

Arctic Freshwater Export: Status, Mechanisms, and Prospects
Dr. Tom Haine
Johns Hopkins University
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Kayo Ide

September 18, 2014 - 3:30pm

Efficiency Space: A Framework for Evaluating Joint Evaporation and Runoff Behavior
Dr. Randy Koster
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Rachel Pinker

September 11, 2014 - 3:30pm

Additive and Multiplicative Incremental 4DVAR for Mixed Gaussian and Lognormal Distribution Errors
Dr. Steven Fletcher
Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere, Colorado State University
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Daryl Kleist

September 4, 2014 - 3:30pm

New satellite measurements related to plant physiological functioning
Dr. Joanna Joiner
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Russell Dickerson

2012

November 29, 2012

Tele-connecting local consumption to global land use and water consumption
Professor Klaus Hubacek
University of Maryland
[ Abstract | Presentation ]
Contact: Eugenia Kalnay

November 15, 2012

Research and data management at the: NODC Ocean Climate Laboratory and World Dada Center for Oceanography
Dr. Sydney Levitus
NOAA/NESDIS National Oceanographic Data Center
[ Abstract | Presentation ]
Contact: Jim Carton

November 12, 2012 - 11:00am

*** Note the Date and Time ***
*** Location: CSS3400 ***

A Fuel Injected Outlet Glacier: Melt Water Infiltration from Saturated Shear Margins
Dr. Derrick Lampkin
Pennsylvania State University
Contact: Jim Carton

November 8, 2012

NASA Earth Sciences: activities and opportunities
Dr. Peter Hildebrand
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Contact: Jim Carton

November 1, 2012

*** CANCELLED due to Storm Sandy ***
CGILS: First Results From an International Project to Understand Cloud-Climate Feedbacks in General Circulation Models
Professor Minghua Zhang
Stony Brook University
Contact: Ning Zeng

October 25, 2012

Late Holocene Sea Level Rise: History, Processes, Future
Professor Michael Kearney
University of Maryland
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Eugenia Kalnay

October 18, 2012

Community Radiative Transfer Model Development and Applications
Dr. Quanhua (Mark) Liu
University of Maryland
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Eugenia Kalnay

October 11, 2012

*** Bob Hudson Symposium ***
TBA


October 8, 2012 - 2:00pm

*** Note the Date and Time ***
*** Location: CSS3400 ***

Physical underpinnings of oceanic phytoplankton blooms
Dr. Amala Mahadevan
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Contact: Jim Carton

October 4, 2012

Changes in the ventilation of the southern oceans due to stratospheric ozone depletion
Professor Darryn Waugh
Johns Hopkins University
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Kayo Ide

September 27, 2012

Hot Air in the Forest Primeval
Professor Bill Brune
Pennsylvania State University
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Da-Lin Zhang

September 20, 2012

Earth Science Research at NASA Langley Research Center
Dr. Bruce Doddridge
NASA Langley Research Center
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Russ Dickerson/Jim Carton

September 13, 2012

*** AOSC Meeting ***
AOSC Meeting of the Whole
Professor Jim Carton
University of Maryland

August 30, 2012

*** Special NOAA Seminar ***
*** Special Reception at 3pm ***

An Overview of the Current and Future NCEP Operational Modeling Suite
Dr. William Lapenta
Acting Director
NOAA/NCEP Environmental Modeling Center
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Jim Carton

May 10, 2012

*** Alumnus Seminar ***
Multi-faceted forced variability of the South Asian summer monsoon
Dr. Massimo Bollasina
Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory
Contact: Sumant Nigam

May 3, 2012

*** Distinguished Alumnus Seminar ***
Shallow-water Remote Sensing: The Unsolved Problem of Atmospheric Correction
Dr. Curtis Mobley
Sequoia Scientific, Inc.
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Ragu Murtugudde

April 26, 2012

A Significant Advance in Calculating EOFs from Very Large Data Sets
Dr. Huug van den Dool
NOAA/NCEP Climate Prediction Center
[ Abstract | Presentation ]
Contact: Eugenia Kalnay

April 19, 2012

Air Quality Forecasting basics and experiences
Dr. Pius Lee
NOAA Air Resources Laboratory
Contact: Russ Dickerson

April 12, 2012

*** Alumnus Seminar ***
A Reanalysis for Mars: Insights into the Weather and Predictability of the Red Planet
Dr. Steven Greybush
University of Maryland
Contact: Eugenia Kalnay

April 5, 2012

Assimilation of CO2 measurements from an AIRS channel with peak sensitivity in the mid- and lower-troposphere
Dr. Andrew Tangborn
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Eugenia Kalnay

March 29, 2012 - 6:00pm

*** Rasmusson Lecture ***
Why is Global Warming Polarizing?
Professor George Philander
Princeton University
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Sumant Nigam

March 15, 2012

*** Faculty Seminar ***
The Impact of Tropospheric Aerosols, Volcanoes, and Ocean Circulation on Global Climate
Professor Ross Salawitch
University of Maryland
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Russ Dickerson

March 8, 2012

Chaotic Advection in a Three-dimensional, Idealized Ocean Eddy
Dr. Larry Pratt
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Contact: Kayo Ide

March 1, 2012

How important is the Tibetan Plateau to China and global weather, environment, and climate systems?
Dr. Chungu Lu
National Science Foundation
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Zhanqing Li

February 23, 2012

A tale of two winter storms: Dec 26, 2010 and Jan 26, 2011
Mr. Steven Zubrick
National Weather Service Sterling
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Scott Rudlosky

February 16, 2012

*** Faculty Seminar ***
Big History: Earth, Life, and Sustainability
Professor Raghuram Murtugudde
University of Maryland
[ Presentation ]
Contact: Tony Busalacchi

February 9, 2012

Nucleation, Growth, and Transformation of Atmospheric Aerosols: Recent Progress and Challenges
Professor Renyi Zhang
Holder of Harold J. Haynes Endowed Chair
Texas A&M University
Contact: Zhanqing Li

February 2, 2012

Tales from my sabbatical: a hydrologist with a mid-life crisis playing multi-lateral development banking in Washington
Professor Fernando Miralles-Wilhelm
Florida International University
Contact: Tony Busalacchi

2011

December 1, 2011

Impact of Land Use, Climate Variability, and Watershed Restoration on Nitrogen Dynamics
Professor Sujay Kaushal
Universiy of Maryland
ESSIC & Geology
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Raghu Murtugudde

November 17, 2011

The Structure of the LaGrange, Wyoming Tornado Observed during VORTEX2
Dr. Roger Wakimoto
Director
National Center for Atmospheric Research
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Kayo Ide

November 10, 2011

How Well Do We Know Recent Climate Trends at the Tropical Tropopause?
Dr. James Wang
NOAA Air Resources Laboratory
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Phil Arkin

November 3, 2011

Part I - Sea Surface Temperature for Numerical Weather Prediction.
Part II - U. S. Global Change Research Program Strategic Plan.

Professor David Halpern
NASA Headquarters
University of Maryland
[ Abstract | Presentation ]
Contact: Rachel Pinker

October 20, 2011

*** Alumna Seminar ***
Estimation of Surface Carbon Fluxes with an Advanced Data Assimilation Methodology
Dr. Ji-Sun Kang
Ph.D. AOSC 2009
Advisor: Eugenia Kalnay

University of Maryland
[ Abstract | Presentation ]
Contact: Eugenia Kalnay

October 13, 2011

*** Faculty Seminar ***
Long-term and Global Impact of Aerosols on Cloud and Precipitation
Professor Zhanqing Li
Universiy of Maryland
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Da-Lin Zhang

October 6, 2011

*** Alumna Seminar ***
AIRS Contribution to Climate and Air Quality Studies - Focus on Algorithm Refinement and Validation
Dr. Juying Warner
Ph.D. Meteorology 1997
Advisor: Bob Ellingson

University of Maryland Baltimore County
Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology
[ Abstract | Presentation ]
Contact: Russ Dickerson

September 29, 2011

*** Faculty Seminar ***
Regional Climate-Weather Research and Forecasting (CWRF) Model Development and Application over the U.S.
Professor Xin-Zhong Liang
University of Maryland
[ Abstract | Presentation ]
Contact: Russ Dickerson

September 22, 2011

Multi-model Ensemble Forecasting in the Energy Weather Industry
Dr. Daniel Kirk-Davidoff
MDA Information Systems
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Kayo Ide

September 15, 2011

America's Climate Choices, Maryland's Climate Choices
Professor Donald F. Boesch
President
University of Maryland
Center for Environmental Science
[ Abstract | Presentation ]
Contact: Tony Busalacchi

September 8, 2011

*** Chair's Address ***
State of the Department
Professor Jim Carton
University of Maryland
Dept. of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science

June 23, 2011

* Special Seminar *
Observing System Simulation Experiments: Methodology, Early Results and Plans for the Future
Dr. Robert Atlas
Director
NOAA Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory
[ Abstract | Presentation ]
Contact: Prof. Kayo Ide

May 18, 2011

El Nino in SODA 1871-2008
Prof. Benjamin Giese
Texas A&M University
Department of Oceanography
[ Abstract ]
Contact: Prof.Jim Carton

May 10, 2011

* Joint AOSC-Dept. History Seminar *
Climate Controversies: Science and the Politics of Knowledge about Global Climate Change
Prof. Paul Edwards
University of Michigan
School of Information
[ Abstract | Presentation ]
Contact: Prof. Kayo Ide

May 5, 2011

* Almuni Seminar *
Tropical Weather Systems within a Global Data Assimilation and Forecasting Framework
Dr. Oreste Reale
2011 Distinguishd Alumni Award Recipient
PhD, Meteorology, University of Maryland
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Laboratory for Atmosphere
[ Abstract | Presentation ]
Contact: Prof. Ning Zeng

April 28, 2011

Using Neural Networks to Improve Atmospheric Model Physics
Dr. Vladimir Krasnopolsky
NOAA Nat'l Centers for Environmental Prediction Environmental Modeling Center
[ Abstract | Presentation ]
Contact: Prof. Da-Lin Zhang

April 21, 2011

Adjoint Sensitivity Studies of Extratropical and (Sub-)Tropical Transition: Floyd (1999) and Andrea (2007)
Prof. Michael Morgan
University of Wisconsin
NSF Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences
[ Abstract | Presentation ]
Contact: Prof. Kayo Ide

April 14, 2011

Daily Precipitation Statistics: An Intercomparison between NCEP Reanalyses and Observations
Dr. Vernon Kousky
University of Maryland
Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sceince
[ Abstract | Presentation ]
Contact: Prof. Jim Carton

April 7, 2011

How Can Environmental Changes Affect Climate: Findings From the EAST-AIRE and AMF Experiments in China
Prof. Zhanqing Li
University of Maryland
Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science
Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center
[ Abstract | Presentation ]
Contact: Prof. Eugenia Kalnay

March 31, 2011

When did the Anthropocene Begin?
Observations and Climate Model Simulations

Prof. John Kutzbach
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Center for Climate Research
[ Abstract | Presentation ]
Contact: Prof. Sumant Nigam

March 17, 2011

It is Necessary to Revolutionize Climate Prediction: Is it Possible?
Professor Jagadish Shukla
George Mason University
Institute for Global Environment and Society
[ Abstract | Presentation ]
Contact: Prof. Eugenia Kalnay

March 16, 2011

Aerosol Assimilation and its Applications
Dr. Nicholas Schutgens
University of Tokyo
Atmospheric and Oceanic Research Institute
Contact: Prof. Zhanqing Li

March 14, 2011

Ideas for Improving Ensemble Data Assimilation
Dr. Takemasa Miyoshi
University of Maryland
Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science
Contact: Prof. Eugenia Kalnay

March 10, 2011

The Relationship between Refractivity and Atmospheric Boundary Layer Structure
Dr. Robert Marshall
Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division
[ Abstract | Presentation ]
Contact: Prof. Da-Lin Zhang

March 9, 2011

The Data-Assimilation Zoo. Section: Kalman Filters
Dr. Lars Nerger
Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research
Contact: Prof. Jim Carton

March 3, 2011

Recent Progress in Analysis and Prediction at the National Centers for Environmental Prediction, Environmental Modeling Center
Dr. Steve Lord
NOAA Nat'l Centers for Environmental Prediction
Environmental Modeling Center
[ Abstract | Presentation ]
Contact: Prof. Kayo Ide

February 24, 2011

Air Quality in a Changing Climate
Dr. Darrell Winner
National Center for Environmental Assessment
[ Abstract | Presentation ]
Contact: Dr. Jeff Stehr

February 17, 2011

Almuni Seminar
Observed Global Precipitation Variability during the 20th Century
Dr. Phil Arkin
PhD, Meteorology, University of Maryland
Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites
[ Abstract | Presentation ]
Contact: Prof. Antonio Busalacchi

February 10, 2011

Integration of Information from Multiple Sources
Prof. Benjamin Kedem
University of Maryland, Department of Mathematics
[ Abstract | Presentation ]
Contact: Prof. Rachel Pinker

January 31, 2011

Too Smart for Our Own Good
Dr. Craig Dilworth
Uppsala University, Sweden, Department of Philosophy
[ Abstract | Presentation ]
Contact: Prof. Eugenia Kalnay