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AOS Colloquium Series

Spring 2010-2011

The Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences sponsors a colloquium each Monday afternoon. Talks are held at 3:30 pm in room 811 of the Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Space Science Building at 1225 W. Dayton Street. You are invited to join us before the colloquium at 3:15 for coffee, tea, and cookies in room 853 Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Space Sciences Building.

The following talks are currently scheduled for Spring semester 2010-2011

To sign up to meet the with colloquium speakers, please go to:
www.aos.wisc.edu/wcal/UW-AOS/index.cgi
You may need to click on the arrow a couple of times to get to the correct week.

January 24

Joe Mason, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Department of Geography
Topic: Using Landforms to Understand Past and Present Links Between Earth-Surface and Atmospheric Processes: Case Studies from China and the Great Plains

January 31

Charles R. Bentley, UW-Madison, Department of Geology
Topic: Antarctic Glaciology -- A Half-Century of Dramatic Advances

February 7

AOS Faculty Candidate
Topic: The Adiabatic Pole-To-Pole Overturning Circulation and the Formation of Deep Stratification

February 14

Jiaxu Zhang, Dima Smirnov, Chen Wang, UW-Madison
Topic: Investigating long-term temperature trends in New York City's Central Park

February 21

AOS Faculty Candidate - CANCELLED

February 28

Trude Storelvmo, Yale University
Topic: Combined Observational and Modeling based Study of Aerosol Indirect Effects

March 7

Song Yang, NOAA National Climate Prediction Center
Topic: Variability and Predictability of the Asian-Australian and Indo-Pacific Monsoon Climate in the NCEP Climate Forecast System

March 14

No Colloquium - Spring Recess

March 21

Marcus Büker, Western Illinois University
Topic: The Electromagnetic-Hydrodynamic Analogy: A New Approach to Vortex Dynamics and Preservation in Tornadic Simulations

March 28

Wayne Schubert, Colorado State University
Topic: A Review of Recent Research on the Dynamics of Tropical Cyclones

April 4

Lynne Talley, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego
Topic: Global Overturning circulation and Freshwater Transports

April 11

CANCELLED

April 18

Beth Holland, NCAR
Topic: Understanding the Role of the Nitrogen Cycle in the Climate and Earth Systems

April 25

Greg Poulos, V-BAR, Inc.
Topic:
Wind Energy and Valuable Contributions from Atmospheric Science

May 2

Tim Wagner, PhD Defense
Topic: How to measure a mixture: A method for retrieving the cumulus entrainment rate from ground-based observations

Check the University Calendar for additional events this month.

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