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Below is a list of NSSL seminars and colloquia that took place from 2003–2006. Listings of future NWC seminars and colloquia are posted on the NWC Seminar Series and Colloquium Page.

DATE and TIME SPEAKER SUBJECT
02 June 2006
10:30 AM
Bim Wood, Rodger Brown, and David Dowell
NOAA/NSSL
Simulated WSR-88D Measurements of Tornadoes. Part I: Improved Reflectivity Detection with Fine Resolution Data
24 May 2006
3:00 PM
Tom Galarneau
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, State University of New York at Albany, Albany, New York
Coherent Tropopause Disturbances on the Periphery of Continental Anticyclones as Triggers for Mesoscale Convective Systems
19 May 2006
10:30 AM
Louis Wicker and David Dowell
NOAA/NSSL
The Severe Weather Analysis and Prediction (SWAP) Group at NSSL: An Overview and Some Critical Issues
12 May 2006
10:30 AM
Catherine Mavriplis
CIMMS and NSSL
Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in (Geo-)Science, Engineering and Mathematics
05 May 2006
10:30 AM
Louis Wicker
NOAA/NSSL
Symposium on the Challenges of Severe Convective Storms
Severe local storms and computational science: What's next?
28 April 2006
10:30 AM
Thomas Wysmuller
Ogunquit, Maine
The Colder Side of Global Warming
21 April 2006
10:30 AM
Christopher Curtis
CIMMS and NSSL
Beam Multiplexing: Looking Ahead
18 April 2006
10:30 AM
Prof. Eve Gruntfest and Dr. Julie Demuth
National Center for Atmospheric Research
Weather and Society -- Integrated Studies Workshop
14 April 2006
10:30 AM
Robert Johns
Norman, Oklahoma
The Tri-State Tornado of 18 March 1925: A re-examination of the damage path with preliminary results
07 April 2006
10:30 AM
Brian Fiedler
School of Meteorology, Univ. of Oklahoma
My 25 Years in Tornado Dynamics
31 March 2006
10:30 AM
Catherine Mavriplis
CIMMS and NSSL
Higher Order Methods for Mesoscale Meteorology
27 March 2006
3:00 PM
Brian Argrow
University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado
Cooperative Mobile Sensing Systems for In Situ Measurements in Hazardous Environments
17 March 2006
10:30 AM
V. Lakshmanan
CIMMS/NSSL
A method of creating short term probabilistic forecasts using statistical extrapolation of existing echoes
10 March 2006
10:30 AM
Kim Elmore, David Schultz, and Michael Baldwin
CIMMS and NSSL
The Behavior of Synoptic-Scale Errors in the Eta Model
03 March 2006
10:30 AM
Eve Gruntfest
NCAR Visiting Scientist, and Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Univ. Colorado at Colorado Springs
Some Findings from our Denver, Colorado, and Austin, Texas, NSF Study of the Perceptions of Tornadoes and Flash Floods
27 February 2006
3:30 PM
Camille Parmesan
University of Texas, Austin, TX
TBA
24 February 2006
10:30 AM
Dusan Zrnic
NOAA/NSSL
Symposium on the Challenges of Severe Convective Storms Hail detection and nowcasting
17 February 2006
10:30 AM
Prof. Julie Ann Winkler
Department of Geography Michigan State University
A Climatology of Northerly Low-Level Wind Maxima in Central North America
16 February 2006
3:30 PM
Prof. Julie Ann Winkler
Department of Geography Michigan State University
The Pileus Project: Climate Science in Support of Decision Making for an Intensively-Managed Agricultural Crop
10 February 2006
10:30 AM
Douglas Forsyth
NOAA/NSSL
Update on the National Weather Center
27 January 2006
10:30 AM
Edward Mansell, Pamela Heinselman, Scott Greene, Matthew Wandishin, and David Bright
AMS Conference Warm-Up
20 January 2006
10:30 AM
Michael Baldwin
CIMMS and NOAA/NSSL
Object-oriented verification of WRF forecasts from the 2005 NSSL/SPC Spring Program
09 December 2005
10:30 AM
Mark Leidner
Atmospheric and Environmental Research, Inc., Lexington, Massachusetts
A View From Above: Satellite Remote Sensing of Earth's Atmosphere
02 December 2005
10:30 AM
David Schultz
CIMMS and NOAA/NSSL
Great Papers in Synoptic Meteorology I: The 50th Anniversary of Sanders (1955): A Mesoscale-Model Simulation of the Cold Front of 17-18 April 1953
22 November 2005
10:30 AM
Charles Doswell
CIMMS
An Objective Method for Ranking Severe Weather Outbreak Days
18 November 2005
10:30 AM
Harold Brooks1, Somer Erickson2
1NOAA/NSSL, 2School of Meteorology, Univ. of Oklahoma
National Weather Service Tornado Warning Lead Times, 1986-2004
11 November 2005
10:30 AM
Prof. Sonia Lasher-Trapp
Purdue University
When Do the Microphysics Matter?
04 November 2005
10:30 AM
Various Speakers
Radar/Mesoscale Processes Conference Cool-Down
03 November 2005
3:30 PM
Brigadier General Tom Stickford
U.S. Air Force
Weather and the Warfighter: Helping Win the Nation's Wars
31 October 2005
9:30 AM
Jacques Parent du Chatelet
Meteo France
An Overview of Upgrades to the French Radar Network
21 October 2005
10:30 AM
Various Speakers
Radar/Mesoscale Processes Conference Warm-Up
18 October 2005
10:30 AM
Prof. Emeritus Edward Lorenz
M.I.T.
Regimes in Simple Models
17 October 2005
3:30 PM
Prof. Emeritus Edward Lorenz
M.I.T.
Simple Chaos
14 October 2005
10:30 AM
Peter Lamb
CIMMS and School of Meteorology, Univ. of Oklahoma
Niger, The West African Monsoon, and AMMA
07 October 2005
10:30 AM
Ted Mansell and Don MacGorman
NSSL
Improved Numerical Mesoscale Forecasts by Assimilation of Ground-Strike and Total Lightning Data
30 September 2005
10:30 AM
Mike Bergey
Bergey Windpower Co.
Oklahoma Wind Power 2005: Installing the Big Ones, Building the Small Ones
23 September 2005
10:30 AM
Robert Davies-Jones and Bim Wood
NSSL
Simulated Doppler velocity signatures of evolving tornado-like vortices
22 September 2005
3:00 PM
Bob Rabin
NSSL/CIMSS University of Wisconsin
A Web-based Tool for Storm Analysis Using Multiple Data Sets
16 September 2005
10:30 AM
David Schultz
CIMMS and NSSL
Contraction Rate and its Relationship to Frontogenesis, the Lyapunov Exponent, Fluid Trapping, and Airstream Boundaries
09 September 2005
10:30 AM
David Mechem
CIMMS, University of Oklahoma
Organized layer overturning in mesoscale convective systems over the western Pacific warm pool
04 August 2005
8:20 AM
REU/ORISE Students
Final Presentations
02 August 2005
9:00 AM
Carlos Rodriguez-Rivera
Is Spectral Processing Important for Future WSR-88D Radar?
29 July 2005
10:30 AM
Randy Peppler
CIMMS, University of Oklahoma, and NSSL
The ARM Mobile Facility - Overview, and How the ARM Data Quality Office Fits in
19 July 2005
3:30 PM
Mark Leidner
Atmospheric & Environmental Research, Inc., Cambridge, MA
Mesoscale Modeling and Plate Tectonics: The atmosphere's role in solid earth science
15 July 2005
10:30 AM
Tracey Holloway
University of Wisconsin--Madison, Madison, WI
Impact of Global Emissions on Regional Air Quality in Asia
14 July 2005
3:30 PM
Tracey Holloway
University of Wisconsin--Madison, Madison, WI
Does Interdisciplinary Research Require More Self-Discipline?
08 July 2005
10:30 AM
Pete Lamb
CIMMS, and School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma
How Much Do the Midwestern Corn and Soybean Crops Make It Rain?
22 June 2005
3:30 PM
Wilson J. Gonzalez-Espada
Department of Physical Science, Arkansas Tech University
Role of Professional Scientists in School Science Education
01 June 2005
4:00 PM
Andrew Crook
MMM/RAP (NCAR)
Numerical Prediction of Thunderstorms Where Are We Now?
26 May 2005
4:00 PM
Robert J. Trapp
Purdue
Radar-damage analyses and real-case simulations of damaging bow echo events during BAMEX
25 May 2005
4:00 PM
Lance Bosart
University at Albany/SUNY
Warm Season Mesoscale Convective Systems over the Great Lakes: Science and Forecast Issues
25 May 2005
10:30 AM
Sim Aberson
NOAA/AOML/HRD
The Fastest Wind Measured in a Tropical Cyclone: Evidence of an Eyewall Misocyclone?
24 May 2005
4:00 PM
Tom Galarneau
University at Albany/SUNY
An Examination of the Long-lived MCV of 10-13 June 2003
23 May 2005
4:00 PM
Morris Weisman
NCAR/MMM
Experiences with 0-36 hour Explicit Convective Forecasting with the WRF-ARW
17 May 2005
4:00 PM
Nolan Atkins
Lyndon State
The Genesis of Mesovortices within the 10 June St. Louis Bow Echo Event during BAMEX: Preliminary WRF Simulation Results
11 May 2005
4:00 PM
George Bryan
NCAR/MMM
Bow echo cold pools: Observations from BAMEX and results of idealized numerical simulations
09 May 2005
4:00 PM
Stan Benjamin
NOAA/FSL
The 13km RUC . Nearing Implementation at NCEP (or, The RUC13 Goes to Washington)
04 May 2005
4:00 PM
Jon Davies
Wichita, Kansas
Low-level Thermodynamic Environments Associated with Non-Mesocyclone Tornado Processes
03 May 2005
4:00 PM
Ken Pryor
NOAA/NESDIS
Forecasting Convective Downburst Potential Using GOES Sounder Derived Products
29 April 2005
10:30 AM
Dan Sutter1, Kevin Simmons2
1OU Economics, 2Austin Coll. Econ. and Bus. Admin.
WSR-88D Radar, Tornado Warnings, and Tornado Casualties
22 April 2005
10:30 AM
Douglas Forsyth
NSSL
Update on National Weather Center Building
15 April 2005
10:30 AM
Jeff Kimpel
NSSL
Outcomes and Follow Up since the February 2005 Advance
25 March 2005
10:30 AM
Larry Regens
OU Health Sciences Center
Estimating Contaminant Concentration Levels Associated with 137Cs and 90Sr Radiological Dispersion Devices
25 March 2005
10:30 AM
Harold Brooks
NSSL
Climatological Aspects of Convective Parameters from the NCAR/NCEP Reanalysis
11 March 2005
10:30 AM
Suzanne Van Cooten
NOAA/NWS/Nat'l Data Buoy Center
A Statistical Methodology To Discover Precipitation Micro-Climates On Annual and Seasonal Time Scales Within South Louisiana
04 March 2005
2:00 PM
Ellen Prager
Earth2Ocean, Inc
Earthquakes & Tsunamis: Answers to the most frequently asked questions and more
04 March 2005
10:30 AM
Tim Samaras
State Sensors for Tornado Core Measurements
28 February 2005
11:00 AM
Bill Skamarock
NCAR/MMM
High-Resolution NWP: Where Are We Going?
11 February 2005
10:30 AM
Kenneth Howard
NSSL
A National Testbed for Hydrometeorological and Severe Storm Research and Development
04 January 2005
9:30 AM
Aurora Stan-Sion
National Administration of Meteorology, Romania
Severe aspects of convection revealed with Doppler radar in Romania
19 November 2004
10:30 AM
Robin Tanamachi
OUSOM
Horizontal Wind Field of the 15 May 1999 Stockton, Kansas Tornado as Revealed by Ground-based Velocity Track Display (GBVTD) Analysis of W-Band Radar Data
29 October 2004
10:30 AM
Lou Wicker, David Dowell, and Don Burgess
NSSL and CIMMS
Three Presentations on 8 May 2003
22 October 2004
10:30 AM
David Schultz
CIMMS and NSSL
The Unknown Knowns: Six and a Half Myths About Cold Fronts
01 October 2004
10:00 AM
Various
Severe Storms Conference Preview
24 September 2004
10:30 AM
S. Lakshmivarahan
Univ. of Oklahoma
A Classification of Tornadoes using Empirical Orthogonal Functions
10 September 2004
10:30 AM
Daphne Zaras
CIMMS
Andragogy and other cool ideas: how you learn, why you learn, and what it means
03 September 2004
10:30 AM
Liesl L. Dyson
Univ. of Pretoria South Africa
Forecasting challenges in South Africa
29 July 2004
8:45 AM
Summer Undergraduate Research Programs
Final Presentations
23 July 2004
10:30 AM
Regina McNabb
Technology Transfer Specialist OU Office of Technology Development
Intellectual Property and You
16 July 2004
10:30 AM
Michael Coniglio
OUSOM & NSSL
Role of Upper-Level Wind Shear on the Structure and Maintenance of Derecho-Producing Convective Systems
18 June 2004
10:30 AM
Pei Chong
Chinese Met. Admin.
New-Generation Weather Radar Monitoring Network in China
03 June 2004
4:00 PM
Brian Mapes
CDC
02 June 2004
4:00 PM
Brad Ferrier
NCEP/EMC
01 June 2004
4:00 PM
Melissa Bukovsky
OUSOM/NSSL
28 May 2004
10:30 AM
Diandong Ren
CAPS
4DVAR initialization of land surface components of ARPS
26 May 2004
4:00 PM
William Gallus
Iowa State Univ.
24 May 2004
4:00 PM
Zoltan Toth
NCEP/EMC
20 May 2004
4:00 PM
Pat Market
Univ. of Missouri
Comparing Methods for the Operational Estimation of Precipitation Efficiency
18 May 2004
4:00 PM
Greg Tripoli
Wisconsin-Madison
Numerical simulation of waterspouts in the Tyrrhenian Sea
17 May 2004
4:00 PM
Morris Weisman
NCAR
The Promise and Challenge of Explicit Convective Forecasting with the WRF Model
12 May 2004
4:00 PM
Geoff Manikin
NOAA/NCEP/EMC
Changes to the NCEP SREF system
11 May 2004
4:00 PM
Jim Steenburgh, John Horel, and Mike Splitt
NOAA/CIRP and Univ. of Utah
Application of the MesoWest cooperative networks for environmental analysis and prediction
05 May 2004
4:00 PM
Amin Erfani
Canadian Meteorological Centre
High resolution modeling and high impact weather in Canada
03 May 2004
4:00 PM
Paul Roebber
Wisconsin-Milwaukee
A decade of exploration of the use of mesoscale models in making convective forecasts
30 April 2004
10:30 AM
Craig Lengyel
Univ. of Oklahoma
An Objective Assessment of Skill in Lightning Prediction for the Contiguous United States
30 April 2004
10:30 AM
Victor Homar
NRC & NSSL
Adjoint Models: Use and Abuse
29 April 2004
4:00 PM
Jun Du
NCEP/EMC
Probability Forecasts, Initial Value vs. Physics Diversity and a Dynamical Post-Processing Method
20 April 2004
4:00 PM
Bill Woodley1, Daniel Rosenfeld and Amit Lerner
1Woodley Weather Consultants
Satellite-Retrieved Microstructure of Clouds as an Indicator for the Development of Severe Convective Storms
16 April 2004
10:30 AM
Robert M. Rabin
NSSL and CIMSS
Nowcasting Thunderstorm Intensity from Satellite: a Review
09 April 2004
10:30 AM
David Dowell
CIMMS
Reflectivity Patterns and Wind-Measurement Errors in High-Resolution Radar Observations of Tornadoes
05 April 2004
3:30 PM
Nelson Seaman
Penn State
The WRF Model: Status, Implementation and Growing Pains
02 April 2004
10:30 AM
Ken Crawford
Okla. Climate Survey
Coop Modernization: Building The National Cooperative Mesonet
03 March 2004
3:00 PM
Don MacGorman
NSSL
An Introduction to Relationships Between Lightning and Storms
27 February 2004
10:30 AM
Lou Wicker
NSSL
Preliminary Analysis of Simulated Supercell Tornadogenesis: Comparison with Current Ideas
20 February 2004
10:30 AM
Megan Lengyel
OU/NSSL
An Update on Lightning Fatality Trends and Characterizing the CG Flashes Surrounding Lightning Casualties
13 February 2004
10:30 AM
Jenni Teittinen
Finnish Met Institute
Tornadoes in Finland
06 February 2004
10:30 AM
Harold Brooks
NSSL
A Distant Mirror Crack'd: Putting Tornadoes in Historical Context
09 January 2004
10:30 AM
Various
AMS Annual Meeting Preview
05 December 2003
9:30 AM
Alexandre Fierro
OU CEES/CIMMS
The Influence of Local Environmental Conditions Upon Supercell Kinematics, Microphysics, Electrification and Lightning: Comparisons Between Simulated and Observed Storms of 2 June 1995 During VORTEX
21 November 2003
10:30 AM
J J Gourley
OU CEES/CIMMS
Characterizing Components of Uncertainty in Hydrologic Modeling Using an Ensemble Approach
07 November 2003
10:30 AM
Pamela Heinselman
CIMMS/OUSOM
Intraseasonal Variability of the North American Monsoon in Arizona (Will it boomer sooner or later?)
31 October 2003
10:30 AM
Bim Wood Bob Davies-Jones Rodger Brown
NOAA/NSSL
Time-dependent Burgers-Rott Vortex As Seen by a Simulated Doppler Radar
10 October 2003
10:30 AM
Kim Elmore
CIMMS
Statistically Significant Spatial Bias Errors in the NCEP Eta Model
19 September 2003
10:30 AM
Renee A. McPherson
OCS & CIMMS
The Oklahoma Mesonet: 10 Years Young and Only Getting Better
12 September 2003
10:30 AM
Lance F. Bosart
The University at Albany/SUNY
Tropical and Extratropical Transitions: A Forecast Challenge
05 September 2003
10:30 AM
Various
AMS Radar Conference Redux-Part 2
29 August 2003
10:30 AM
Various
AMS Radar Conference Redux-Part 1
01 August 2003
9:15 AM
REU/ORISE Students
Final Presentations
30 July 2003
10:30 AM
Maribel Martinez1, Alexander Ryzhkov2, Thomas Windham3
1Texas Tech/SOARS, 2NSSL, 3UCAR
Hydrometeor Habits and Their Relation to the Electrification of Two Tornadic Storms as Revealed by a Polarimetric Doppler Radar
18 July 2003
10:30 AM
V. Lakshmanan
CIMMS
Quality Control of WSR-88D Reflectivity Data
20 June 2003
10:30 AM
Mike Baldwin
CIMMS & NSSL
Automated classification of rainfall systems using statistical characterization
03 June 2003
4:00 PM
Nelson Seaman
Penn State
WRF Ensemble Modeling: A Redirection Strategy for IOC and Beyond
29 May 2003
4:00 PM
Eric P. Grimit
Univ. of Washington
Toward Short-Range Ensemble Prediction of Mesoscale Forecast Skill
23 May 2003
12:00 AM
Jim Hansen
MIT
Model bending: towards dealing with model inadequacies in data assimilation and forecasting using a single model structure
22 May 2003
4:00 PM
Ken Mylne
The Met Office United Kingdom
Ensemble Prediction at the Met Office
21 May 2003
4:00 PM
Jun Du
NCEP/EMC
The NCEP Short-Range Ensemble Forecasting (SREF) System
20 May 2003
4:00 PM
David Sills
Meteorological Service of Canada
Severe Thunderstorms and the Role of Boundaries: Results from the Sydney 2000 and ELBOW 2001 Projects
16 May 2003
10:30 AM
Daniel Sutter
Univ. of Oklahoma Dept. of Economics
The Determinants of Tornado Casualties: An Application to Tornado Shelters and Directions for Future Research
11 May 2003
4:00 PM
Stan Benjamin
NOAA/Forecast Systems Laboratory
Upcoming RUC analysis and model changes - The spring 2003 update
07 May 2003
4:00 PM
Paul Nutter
Univ. of Oklahoma CIMMS
Effects of Nesting Frequency and Lateral Boundary Perturbations on the Dispersion of Limited-Area Ensemble Forecasts
02 May 2003
2:00 PM
Bill Gallus
Iowa State
Warm season rainfall predictability issues
29 April 2003
4:00 PM
Brad Ferrier
NCEP/EMC
Preliminary results comparing different convective schemes in 10-km Eta runs
18 April 2003
10:30 AM
Dusan Zrnic
NSSL
Evolution of weather surveillance radars over the next five years - NSSL perspective
11 April 2003
10:30 AM
V. Lakshmanan
CIMMS
Multiscale Storm Identification and Image Forecast
04 April 2003
10:30 AM
Charles A. Doswell III
CIMMS
Is Buoyancy a Relative Quantity?
21 March 2003
10:30 AM
Larry D. Carey
North Carolina State University
Characteristics of Lightning in Thunderstorms over the Central United States
14 March 2003
10:30 AM
Michael Douglas
NSSL
An overview of the recent South American Low-Level Jet Experiment (SALLJEX)
28 February 2003
10:30 AM
Mary Ann Cooper
University of Illinois-Chicago
Lightning Injury Research - An Update
18 February 2003
10:30 AM
Harald Richter and Carl Hane
BMRC and NSSL
Initiation of severe convection along the dryline of the Great Southern Plains - what determines the along-line location of convection?
07 February 2003
10:30 AM
A Cast of N
NSSL, CIMMS, and SPC
Presentations for 2003 AMS Annual Meeting
10 January 2003
10:30 AM
Harold Brooks
NSSL
How Far Away is the Moon?

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