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Below is a list of past NWC seminars and colloquia. Listings of future NWC seminars and colloquia are posted on the NWC Seminar Series and Colloquium Page.

DATE and TIME SPEAKER SUBJECT
25 April 2017
4:00 PM
Dr. John Manobianco
Meso Inc.
TBA
28 March 2017
4:00 PM
Dr. Elizabeth Barnes
CSU
TBA
07 March 2017
4:00 PM
Dr. David Nolan
University of Miami
TBA
21 February 2017
4:00 PM
Dr. Guifu Zhang
School of Meteorology & Advanced Radar Research Center
TBA
07 February 2017
4:00 PM
Mr. Christopher Kerr
School of Meteorology
TBA
18 January 2017
1:30 PM
Manda Chasteen
School Of Meteorology
The Response of a Long-Lived Mesoscale Convective System to Changes is Lower-Tropospheric Conditions
09 December 2016
3:00 PM
Nusrat Yussouf
Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies, University of Oklahoma NOAA/National Severe Storms Laboratory, Norman, OK
Short-term Probabilistic Severe Weather Forecasts using a Prototype
Warn-on-Forecast System
09 December 2016
2:00 PM
Dr. Mohammed Osman
CIMMS/NSSL
Observation of water vapor turbulence profiles in stationary and well mixed convective boundary layers over the ARM Tropical Western Pacific site
09 December 2016
12:00 PM
Jeffrey Milne
School of Meteorology
Verification of 10-Meter Wind Forecasts from NSSL-WRF in Predicting Severe Wind-Producing MCSs
08 December 2016
9:00 AM
Andrew Osborne
School of Meteorology
Assessing the Impact of Non-Conventional Observation Types on High-Resolution 3DVAR Analyses and ARW-WRF Forecasts
07 December 2016
3:00 PM
Veronica Fall
School of Meteorology
Comparing Characteristics of the 2011-2016 California Drought with Climatology
02 December 2016
3:00 PM
Daniel Betten
School of Meteorology
Storm-Scale Downdraft Evolution in
a High-Precipitation Supercell Thunderstorm
02 December 2016
2:00 PM
Andrew Osborne
School of Meteorology
Assessing the Impact of Non-Conventional Observation Types on High-Resolution 3DVAR Analyses and ARW-WRF Forecasts
30 November 2016
1:00 PM
James Danco
School of Meteorology
Understanding the Features and Mechanisms of the Great Plains Low-Level Jet in CMIP5 Models
29 November 2016
4:00 PM
Dr. Petra Klein
School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma
Linkages between boundary layer structure and evolution of the nocturnal low-level jet in the U.S. Southern Great Plains
29 November 2016
10:00 AM
Hayden Mahan
School of Meteorology
In-Situ measurements and remotely sensed estimations of surface fluxes over the Southern Great Plains of the United States
22 November 2016
3:30 PM
TBA
21 November 2016
1:30 PM
Andrew Wade
School of Meteorology
Rawinsonde Observations of Supercell-Environment Interactions
18 November 2016
2:00 PM
Hayden Mahan
School of Meteorology
In-Situ measurements and remotely sensed estimations of surface fluxes over the Southern Great Plains of the United States.
18 November 2016
3:00 PM
Jeff Milne
School of Meteorology
Verification of 10-Meter Wind Forecasts from NSSL-WRF in Predicting Severe Wind-Producing MCSs
18 November 2016
2:00 PM
Jonathan Edwards Opperman
School of Meteorology
Large-scale and Local Influences on the Occurrence and Maintenance of Liquid Bearing Clouds over the Greenland Ice Sheet.
17 November 2016
10:30 AM
Bradley G. Illston
School of Meteorology
Near Surface Atmospheric Impacts Resulting from a Developing Metropolitan Area
16 November 2016
3:00 PM
Chris Riedel
School of Meteorology
Investigating the Downstream Impacts of TPVs on Predictability Using MPAS/MPAS-DART
15 November 2016
4:00 PM
Dr. Phillip Chilson and Dr. Jamey Jacob
Phillip Chilson, Professor of Meteorology, Director of Center for Autonomous Sensing and Sampling, School of Meteorology & Advanced Radar Research Center.

Jamey Jacob, John Hendrix Chair and Professor of Aerospace Engineering,Director of Unmanned Systems Research Institute,School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Oklahoma State University
CLOUD-MAP: Helping to Pave the Way_ Towards a 3D Mesonet in Oklahoma and Beyond
02 November 2016
3:00 PM
Makenzie Krocak and Harold Brooks
School of Meteorology
Sub-Daily Severe Weather Climatology and its Implications on Forecasting
21 October 2016
3:00 PM
Ariel Cohen
Ph.D., NOAA/NWS/NCEP/Storm Prediction Center, Norman, Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma School of Meteorology Instructor
The Statistical Severe Convective Risk Assessment Model (SSCRAM)
21 October 2016
10:00 AM
Kyle Thiem
School of Meteorology

Rapid-scan, polarimetric, mobile Doppler-radar observations of the formation, evolution, and structure of the ‘El Reno Tornado’ of 31 May 2013
18 October 2016
4:00 PM
Dr. Fred Carr
School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma
Can the U.S. Become the World Leader in Numerical Weather Prediction?
14 October 2016
3:00 PM
Andrew Wade
School of Meteorology
Rawinsonde Observations of Supercell-Environment Interactions

04 October 2016
4:00 PM
Dr. Jonathan Martin
Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Quasi-geostrophic diagnosis of the influence of vorticity advection on the development of upper level jet-front systems
03 October 2016
3:30 PM
Dr. Jonathan Martin
Professor, University of Wisconsin
Chasing a Giant–Reginald Sutcliffe and the invention of modern
synoptic-dynamic meteorology
30 September 2016
3:00 PM
Christopher Karstens
Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma
NOAA/OAR/National Severe Storms Laboratory, Norman, Oklahoma
Prototyping a Next-Generation Severe Weather Warning System for FACETs
28 September 2016
3:00 PM
Jonathan Edwards Opperman
School of Meteorology
Large-scale and Local Influences on the Occurrence and Maintenance of Liquid Bearing Clouds over the Greenland Ice Sheet

23 September 2016
3:30 PM
Dan Phoenix
School of Meteorology
Sensitivity of simulated convection-driven stratosphere-troposphere exchange in WRF-Chem to chosen model parameterizations
23 September 2016
3:00 PM
Peter McAward
School of Meteorology
Analysis of the Accuracy of Radar Forward Operators in Simulation of a Supercell Storm
16 September 2016
2:00 PM
Dr.Nathan Dahl
University of Miami
Simulated near-surface behavior of tornado-like vortices in a Fiedler chamber with resolved turbulence
15 September 2016
2:00 PM
Sean Waugh
School of Meteorology
A BALLOON-BORNE PARTICLE SIZE, IMAGING, AND VELOCITY PROBE FOR IN SITU MICROPHYSICAL MEASUREMENTS
09 September 2016
2:00 PM
Dr. Alan Shapiro
School of Meteorology
Ascent in a nocturnal low-level jet
09 September 2016
3:00 PM
Bim Wood
Research Meteorologist
NOAA/OAR/National Severe Storms Laboratory
Influences of Larger-Scale Vortex Variability on Tornado Pressure Minima in an Outer-Flow Region: Explorations Using a Parametric Tangential Wind Model
06 September 2016
4:00 PM
Dr. Karen Rosenlof

Leader, Chemistry and Climate Processes Group
NOAA ESRL, Boulder
Upper tropospheric and lower stratosphere water vapor observations from satellite, balloon and aircraft: what have we learned over the past 70 years?
11 August 2016
1:00 PM
Ryan Lagerquist
School Of Meteorology
Using Machine Learning to Predict Damaging Straight-line Convective Winds
10 August 2016
2:30 PM
Samuel K. Degelia
School of Meteorology
Understanding and Predicting Nocturnal Convection Initiation Using an Ensemble-based Multi-scale Data Assimilation System
09 August 2016
10:00 AM
Race Clark
School of Meteorology
Machine Learning Predictions of Flash Floods
04 August 2016
3:00 PM
YaoYao Zheng
School of Meteorology
Bridging the NASA Global Precipitation Mission (GPM) and Soil Moisture Active Passive Mission (SMAP): variability of microwave surface emissivity from both in situ and remote sensing perspective
03 August 2016
10:00 AM
Zac Flamig
School of Meteorology
A High Resolution Distributed Hydrologic Model Climatology Over The Conterminous United States Focused on Flash Flooding
28 July 2016
11:00 AM
Andrew Mahre
School of Meteorology
Observations of Cold Front Features at High Spatiotemporal Resolution Using the Atmospheric Imaging Radar
28 July 2016
12:00 PM
Alex Boothe
School of Meteorology
Global Large-Scale Stratosphere-Troposphere Exchange in Modern Reanalyses
21 July 2016
9:00 AM
David John Gagne
School of Meteorology
Coupling Data Science Techniques and Numerical Weather Prediction Models for High-Impact Weather Prediction
19 July 2016
11:00 AM
Andrew Mahre
School of Meteorology
Observations of a Cold Front at High Spatiotemporal Resolution using Imaging Radar
14 July 2016
4:00 PM
Austin Alford
School of Meteorology
Observational Evidence of Tropical Cyclone Vortex Rossby Waves and Their Role in Inner Core Rainbands
12 July 2016
2:00 PM
Mallory Row
School of Meteorology
Synoptic and Local Influences on a Summertime, Long-lived, Mixed-phase Cloud Event over Summit, Greenland
09 May 2016
4:00 PM
Humphrey Lean
UK Met Office
Understanding the Characteristics of Convection in Convection Allowing Models
06 May 2016
2:00 PM
Brad Illston
School of Meteorology
Near Surface Atmospheric Impacts Resulting from a Developing Metropolitan Area
06 May 2016
3:00 PM
Larissa Reames
School of Meteorology
Sensitivity of simulated urban-atmosphere interactions in Oklahoma City to urban parameterization
06 May 2016
3:00 PM
Kevin Haghi
School Of Meteorology
On the Predictability of Atmospheric Bores during IHOP_2002
04 May 2016
3:00 PM
Bo Huang
School of Meteorology
Improving Global and Hurricane Forecasts Using Time-lagged Ensembles
in the GFS 4DEnVar Hybrid Data Assimilation System
03 May 2016
4:00 PM
Madalina Surcel
McGill University in Montreal, Canada
On the case- and scale-dependence of the predictability of precipitation patterns by a storm-scale ensemble forecasting system
29 April 2016
2:00 PM
Sean Waugh
School of Meteorology
A Balloonborne Particle Size, Imaging, and Velocity Probe for in situ Microphysical Measurements
28 April 2016
9:30 AM
Derek Stratman
School of Meteorology
Sensitivities of 1-km Forecasts of Tornadic Supercells to Microphysics Parameterizations, Assimilated Radar Data, and Assimilation Techniques

27 April 2016
3:00 PM
Addison Alford
School Of Meteorology
Mobile Radar Observations of Vortex Rossby Waves in Three Landfalling Tropical Cyclones
27 April 2016
3:30 PM
Bryan Putnam
School of Meteorology
The Prediction and Assimilation of Polarimetric Radar Data Using Ensemble-Based Methods
26 April 2016
4:00 PM
Dr. Russ Schumacher

Assistant Professor
Colorado State University
Meso-beta-scale vortices in heavily raining convective systems: symptom or cause of extreme precipitation? 
(or both?)
22 April 2016
3:00 PM
Manda Chasteen
School of Meteorology
WRF Simulations and Observations of a Long-Lived Mesoscale Convective System on 06 October 2014
22 April 2016
2:00 PM
Joshua Gebauer
School of Meteorology
The Role of the Nocturnal Low-Level Jet in Convection Initiation on 1-2 June 2015
21 April 2016
1:30 PM
Yaoyao Zheng
School of Meteorology
Effect of surface properties on satellite microwave passive precipitation retrieval: implication for improving quantitative precipitation estimates
21 April 2016
10:00 AM
Jeff Duda
School of Meteorology
Optimal Design of a Convection-Allowing Ensemble from a Model Error Perspective
20 April 2016
3:00 PM
Nick Szapiro
School of Meteorology
How to make a TPV Dance
19 April 2016
4:00 PM
Dr. Clara Deser
NCAR
Climate Projections over North America in the Coming Decades: Uncertainty due to Natural Variability
18 April 2016
2:00 PM
Zachary Wienhoff
School of Meteorology
Dual-Doppler and polarimetric observations of two tornadic supercells in central Oklahoma on 19 May 2013
15 April 2016
2:00 PM
Jinxin Wang
School of Meteorology
A Study of Urban Heat Island Intensity Trends in the Dallas-Fort Worth Region during Wet and Dry Summers
15 April 2016
3:00 PM
Eswar Iyer
School of Meteorolgy
A Comparison of 36-60-h Precipitation Forecasts from Convection-Allowing and Convection-Parameterizing Ensembles
15 April 2016
2:00 PM
Race Clark
School of Meteorology
Machine Learning Predictions of Flash Flooding
13 April 2016
3:00 PM
James Danco
School of Meteorology
Understanding the Features and Mechanisms of the Great Plains Low-Level Jet in CMIP5 Models
12 April 2016
4:00 PM
Dr. Shiann-Jian Lin
NOAA/Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory
Dogmas and folklore in regional-weather and global-climate modeling [video offsite link warning]
12 April 2016
1:30 PM
Dr. Lucas Harris
NOAA/Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory
Seamless global-to-regional convection-resolving simulations of severe storms and hurricanes
08 April 2016
3:00 PM
Ryan Lagerquist
School of Meteorology
Machine-intelligent Prediction of Damaging Straight-line Storm Winds
06 April 2016
3:00 PM
Paul Flanagan
School of Meteorology
Long-term Analysis of the Asynchronicity between Temperature and Precipitation Maxima in the Great Plains
01 April 2016
3:00 PM
Samuel K. Degelia
School of Meteorology
Understanding and Predicting Nocturnal Convection Initiation using an Ensemble-based Multi-scale Data Assimilation System
01 April 2016
2:00 PM
William G. Blumberg
School of Meteorology
Towards Understanding the Capabilities of High-Temporal Resolution Soundings in Convective Environments
30 March 2016
3:00 PM
Dylan Lusk
School of Meteorology
A Climatology of TPVs in the ERA-Interim Dataset
29 March 2016
4:00 PM
Dr. Cecilia Bitz
Department of Atmospheric Sciences University of Washington
The first decade of predicting Arctic sea ice
29 March 2016
1:30 PM
Allison Silveira
School of Meteorology
Charge Structure and Lightning Patterns in a Simulated Mesoscale Convective System
25 March 2016
3:30 PM
Katie Bowden
School of Meteorology
Eye-Tracking Applications in Operational Meteorology
25 March 2016
3:00 PM
Liz DiGangi
School of Meteorology
A Qualitative Verification of Theories of Controls on Lightning Flash Size Spectra
25 March 2016
2:00 PM
Dr. Sukanta Basu
Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences
North Carolina State University

Quasi-universal scaling of boundary-layer wind speeds in mesoscale regime

24 March 2016
1:30 PM
Joey Picca
School of Meteorology
Utilizing a Polarimetric Size Sorting Signature to Develop a Convective Nowcasting Algorithm
23 March 2016
3:00 PM
Mallory Row
School of Meteorology
Synoptic and Local Influences on a Summertime, Long-Lived, Mixed-Phase Cloud Event Over Summit, Greenland: A Modeling Perspective
22 March 2016
4:00 PM
Dr. Dale Durran
University Of Washington
Thunderstorms Don’t Get Butterflies
11 March 2016
3:00 PM
Rong Kong
School of Meteorology
Development of a Hybrid En3DVar Data Assimilation System and Comparisons with 3DVar, and EnKF for Radar Data Assimilation with Observing System Simulation Experiments
11 March 2016
3:00 PM
Xu Lu
School of Meteorology
GSI-based, Continuously cycled, Dual Resolution Hybrid Ensemble-Variational Data Assimilation System for HWRF: system description and experiments with Edouard (2014)
08 March 2016
4:00 PM
Dr. Jonathan Poterjoy
Institute for Mathematics Applied to Geosciences Mesoscale and Microscale Meteorology Laboratory
An efficient non-parametric data assimilation method for atmospheric research and ensemble forecasting
04 March 2016
3:00 PM
Kyle Thiem
School of Meteorology
Rapid-scan, polarimetric, mobile, Doppler-radar observations of the formation, evolution, and structure of the El Reno tornado of 31 May 2013
26 February 2016
3:00 PM
Derek Stratman
School of Meteorology
Sensitivities of 1-km Forecasts of Tornadic Supercells to Microphysics Parameterizations, Assimilated Radar Data, and Assimilation Techniques
19 February 2016
3:00 PM
Dr. Cameron Homeyer
School of Meteorology
Potato Potato: Applied Research with 3D Mergers of Polarimetric NEXRAD WSR-88D Observations
16 February 2016
4:00 PM
Dr. Jian Zhang
National Severe Storms Lab/Stormscale HydroMET Applications R&D Group
An overview of the NSSL Multi-Radar Multi-Sensor quantitative precipitation estimation system
12 February 2016
3:00 PM
Burkely Gallo
School of Meteorology
Forecasting Tornadoes using Convection-Permitting Ensembles
12 February 2016
3:00 PM
Marcus Johnson
School Of Meteorology
Evaluation of Unified Model (UM) microphysics using polarimetric radar observations and retrieved radar variables
05 February 2016
3:00 PM
Casey B. Griffin
School of Meteorology
Kinematic Observations of the 10 May 2010 Moore, OK Tornadic Debris Signature
05 February 2016
3:00 PM
Daniel Phoenix
School of Meteorology
Sensitivity of Tropopause-Penetrating Convection and Transport to Microphysics Parameterization in WRF-Chem

29 January 2016
3:00 PM
Jonathan Labriola
School of Meteorology
Ensemble Prediction of Splitting Supercells on 10 May 2010
29 January 2016
3:00 PM
Jacob Carlin
School of Meteorology
Investigation of Early Echoes: Pieces of the Spin-up Problem Puzzle
26 January 2016
4:00 PM
Dr. Elinor Martin
OU School of Meteorology
Representation of African Easterly Waves in Historical and Future CMIP5 Simulations
11 December 2015
3:00 PM
Dr. Thomas Jones
University of Oklahoma
Simultaneous assimilation of radar and satellite observations into convection permitting models using an ensemble Kalman filter.
11 December 2015
2:00 PM
Elizabeth Smith
School of Meteorology
WRF model study of the Great Plains low-level jet: effects of grid spacing and boundary layer parameterization
10 December 2015
4:00 PM
Dr. Mark Rodwell
Scientist
European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts
Using ensemble data assimilation to diagnose flow-specific forecast reliability - illustrated for situations where mesoscale convection is likely to occur over North America
09 December 2015
3:00 PM
Allison Silveira
School of Meteorology
Charge Structure and Lightning Patterns in Simulated Mesoscale Convective Systems
07 December 2015
12:00 PM
Ariel Cohen
School of Meteorology, Storm Prediction Center, NOAA
Southeast U.S. Cold Season Severe Thunderstorm Environments and Their Depictions Using Multiple Planetary Boundary Layer Parameterization Schemes

04 December 2015
3:00 PM
Chris Kerr
School of Meteorology
Deciphering the significance of serial observation assimilation order
04 December 2015
2:00 PM
Ethan Cook
School of Meteorology
Ekman Revisited: The case of the phantom PGF.
03 December 2015
10:00 AM
Benjamin Blake
School of Meteorology
The Structure, Evolution, and Dynamics of a Nocturnal Convective System Simulated Using the WRF-ARW Model
03 December 2015
1:00 PM
Chris Riedel
School of Meteorology
Improved Characterization and Prediction of Antarctic Weather Through Ensemble Data Assimilation and Utilization of the CONCORDSAIS Data Set
02 December 2015
3:00 PM
Alex Boothe
School of Meteorology
Stratosphere-Troposphere Exchange in Modern Reanalyses
01 December 2015
4:00 PM
Dr. Sergey Matrosov
Senior Research Scientist
CIRES, Boulder, Colorado
W-band radar: an unconventional tool for precipitation studies
01 December 2015
9:00 AM
Jonathan Labriola
Ensemble Prediction of Splitting Supercells and Hail on 10 May 2010
20 November 2015
3:00 PM
Bryan Putnam
School of Meteorology
The Prediction and Assimilation of Polarimetric Radar Data Using Ensemble-Based Methods
18 November 2015
3:00 PM
Chris Riedel
School of Meteorology
Improved Characterization and Prediction of Antarctic Weather Through Ensemble Data Assimilation and Utilization of the CONCORDSAIS Data Set
17 November 2015
4:00 PM
Ariel Cohen
School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma
Storm Prediction Center, NOAA
Southeast U.S. Cold Season Severe Thunderstorm Environments and Their Depictions Using Multiple Planetary Boundary Layer Parameterization Schemes
16 November 2015
9:00 AM
Chong-Chi Tong
OU School of Meteorology / Center for Analysis and Prediction of Storms
Limitations and Potential of Complex Cloud Analysis and Its Improvement for Radar Reflectivity Data Assimilation Using OSSEs
13 November 2015
3:00 PM
Elizabeth DiGangi
School of Meteorology
Lightning Characteristics During the Merger of Two Supercell Storms on 29-30 May 2012 Observed in Oklahoma During DC3

10 November 2015
4:00 PM
Dr. Tammy Weckwerth
National Center for Atmospheric Research
NCAR’s New Water Vapor Differential Absorption Lidar
06 November 2015
3:00 PM
Zach Wienhoff
School of Meteorology
Dual-Doppler and polarimetric observations of two tornadic supercells in central Oklahoma on
06 November 2015
2:00 PM
Dr. Philip Chilson
School of Meteorology and Atmospheric Radar Research Center
CLOUD-MAP: Advancing Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics Through Unmanned Aerial Systems
30 October 2015
3:00 PM
David John Gagne
School of Meteorology
Day-Ahead Severe Hail Forecasting with Machine Learning and Convection-Allowing Model Ensembles
27 October 2015
4:00 PM
Dr. Dusan Zrnic
National Severe Storms Laboratory, NOAA
Of NOAA and Polarization: saga about how it happened
23 October 2015
3:00 PM
Dylan Reif
School of Meteorology
Investigation of nocturnal-convection initiation over the central Great Plains during the warm season
20 October 2015
4:00 PM
Dr. Rosaly Lopes
Senior Research Scientist and Manager of the Planetary Science Section at the jet propulsion Laboratory
The Geology of Titan as revealed by the Cassini mission
16 October 2015
3:00 PM
Jeff Duda
School of Meteorology
Investigating the Optimal Design of Convection-Allowing Ensembles from a Model-Error Perspective
15 October 2015
2:30 PM
Dr. Jeremy Gibbs
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah
CIMMS, University of Oklahoma
Sensitivity of turbulence statistics in the lower portion of a numerically simulated stable boundary layer to parameters of the Deardorff subgrid turbulence closure model
02 October 2015
3:00 PM
Dr. Amy Mcgovern
University of Oklahoma
Using Spatiotemporal Data Mining to Improve the Prediction of High-Impact Weather
29 September 2015
4:00 PM
Dr. Matthew Parker
Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences,
North Carolina State University
How well can we explain why some supercells make tornadoes and others do not?
25 September 2015
3:00 PM
Ben Blake
School of Meteorology
The Structure, Evolution and Dynamics of a Nocturnal Convective System Simulated Using the WRF-ARW Model
18 September 2015
2:00 PM
William Anderson
Mechanical Engineering Department, The University of Texas at Dallas
Large-eddy simulation of rough wall turbulence: effects of complex topography, evidence of inner-outer effects, and the role of turbulence in aeolian systems
08 September 2015
4:00 PM
Dr. Xuguang Wang
Associate Professor; Presidential Research Professor
School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma
Ensemble-Based Data Assimilation for Global to Storm-Scale Numerical Weather Prediction
08 September 2015
1:30 PM
Tanya M. Brown, Ph.D., Ian M. Giammanco, Ph.D.
The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS)
Investigating Hail and Other Natural Hazards through Laboratory and Field Research
26 August 2015
4:00 PM
Cedrick Ansorge
Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, Hamburg
Conditional analyses of the very stable boundary layer
05 August 2015
10:00 AM
Paul Flanagan
"The Dryline, Convective Initiation, and Rapid Evolution of Drought in Oklahoma During 2011"
24 July 2015
3:00 PM
Nick Carr
OU School of Meteorology
Polarimetric signatures of enhanced warm rain precipitation growth processes
04 June 2015
4:00 PM
Dr. Aaron Kennedy
University of South Dakota
NOAA R2O Efforts at the University of North Dakota
08 May 2015
2:00 PM
Paulo Laudanna 1, Laércio Manfredini 1 and Augusto Pereira 2
1 Hydroletric Power Company of São Paulo State - CESP
2 Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of São Paulo

The Hydroelectric Power Company of São Paulo State - An overview
06 May 2015
1:00 PM
Paul Flanagan
OU School of Meteorology
The Dryline, Convective Initiation, and Rapid Evolution of Drought in Oklahoma During 2011
05 May 2015
4:00 PM
Dr. William Skamarock
Mesoscale and Microscale Meteorology Laboratory, NCAR,Boulder, CO
Convective Forecasts with a Global Atmospheric Model? Possibilities for Numerical Weather Prediction in the Next Decade
01 May 2015
3:00 PM
William (Greg) Blumberg
OU School of Meteorology
Ground-Based Infrared Thermodynamic Sounders: A Fresh Look at the Environments Supporting Deep Convection
01 May 2015
2:00 PM
Kevin Haghi
OU School of Meteorology
A Method of Using Hydraulic and Linear Wave Theory to Forecast Bores
01 May 2015
9:00 AM
Jing Liu
OU School of Meteorology
QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS OF EVAPOTRANSPIRATION CLIMATOLOGY AND VARIATION AT OKLAHOMA MESONET SITES DURING DROUGHT PERIOD
29 April 2015
3:00 PM
Michael Scotten
OU School of Meteorology
The 21st Century Megadrought Across the Southern Plains – Fact or Fallacy?
27 April 2015
12:00 PM
Marcus Johnson
School of Meteorology
COMPARISON OF POLARIMETRIC SIGNATURES SIMULATED USING TWO-MOMENT BULK MICROPHYSICS SCHEMES IN WRF IN IDEALIZED SUPERCELL STORMS
24 April 2015
2:00 PM
Jacob Carlin
OU School of Meteorology
Reflectivity Data Assimilation: Techniques, Issues, and Future Possibilities
24 April 2015
3:00 PM
Ethan Cook
OU School of Meteorology
A very basic model for velocity statistics of an Ekman-like neutral turbulent layer
24 April 2015
2:00 PM
Andrew Dzambo
OU School of Meteorology
Climatology of RHICE Distributions in Cirrus Clouds by Synoptic Regime
23 April 2015
2:00 PM
Tim Bonin
OU School of Meteorology
Nocturnal Boundary Layer and Low-Level Jet Characteristics Under Different Turbulence Regimes
23 April 2015
1:15 PM
Nick Carr
SoM / ARRC
Polarimetric Characteristics of Warm-Rain Precipitation Growth Processes
22 April 2015
3:00 PM

Song Yang
Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China
Changes in Climate over Southeast Asia and Adjacent Regions: Response to and Feedback on Global Climate Change
21 April 2015
4:00 PM
Dr. Kenneth P. Bowman
David Bullock Harris Professor of Geosciences
Department of Atmospheric Sciences
Texas A&M University

Texas A&M University

Tropopause-Penetrating Convection from Three-Dimensional Gridded NEXRAD Data
17 April 2015
2:00 PM
Katie Bowden
OU School of Meteorology
PARISE: Past, Present, and Future
16 April 2015
2:00 PM
Jennifer Newman
OU School of Meteorology
Optimizing Lidar Scanning Strategies for Wind Energy Turbulence Measurements
15 April 2015
3:00 PM
Dylan Lusk
OU School of Meteorology
Towards Creating a Climatology of TPVs
14 April 2015
4:00 PM
Dr. Heather Reeves & Dr. Kim Elmore
CIMMS / NSSL
TBA
13 April 2015
2:00 PM
Reed Timmer
OU School of Meteorology
RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN MONTHLY AGROCLIMATE VARIABILITY AND LOCAL CROP YIELD IN THE CENTRAL AND EASTERN UNITED STATES AND SOUTHERN CANADA
10 April 2015
3:00 PM
Jinxin Wang
OU School of Meteorology
Urban heat island of Dallas Fort-Worth during July 2011 North-Central Texas drought: WRF-SLUCM model verification and sensitivity study of UHI’s dependence on land-use category.
10 April 2015
2:00 PM
Bo Huang
OU School of Meteorology
A comparison of three ensemble filter variants: theoretical analysis and idealized tests
09 April 2015
1:15 PM
Zachary Flamig
SoM/ARRC
The State of Flash Flood Prediction Research at the National Weather Center
08 April 2015
3:00 PM
Nick Szapiro
OU School of Meteorology
On TPV Thinking: an Object-based Approach
03 April 2015
2:00 PM
Xu Lu
OU School of Meteorology
Improving High-Resolution Tropical Cyclone Prediction using a Cycled, GSI-based Hybrid Ensemble-Variational Data Assimilation System for HWRF with Vortex Scale Observations
01 April 2015
3:00 PM
Andrew Dzambo
OU School of Meteorology
Characterizing Cirrus Cloud RHICE at the ARM SGP Site For Different Synoptic Classifications
31 March 2015
3:30 PM
Dr. Lance F. Bosart
Department of Atmospheric & Environmental Sciences
University at Albany/SUNY
The Occurrence of Extreme Weather Events over North America Arising from Interactions of the North Pacific Jet Stream with Tropical and Polar Disturbances
27 March 2015
3:00 PM
Jing Liu
OU School of Meteorology
A Quantitative Analysis and Statistics of Land-atmosphere Interactions at Oklahoma Mesonet Sites during Drought Periods
27 March 2015
2:00 PM
Jonathan Labriola
OU School of Meteorology
Ensemble Prediction of Splitting Supercells and Hail on 10 May 2010
26 March 2015
1:30 PM
Dr. Quinghua Ding
Senior Research Scientist, Polar Science Center
Applied Physics Lab
University of Washington
A Global View of Large-Scale Atmospheric Circulation Variability over the Last 60 Years
26 March 2015
11:00 AM
Phillip Stepanian
SoM/ARRC
NEXRAD for Radar Ornithology
25 March 2015
3:00 PM
Reed Timmer
OU School of Meteorology
RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN MONTHLY AGROCLIMATE VARIABILITY AND LOCAL CROP YIELD IN THE CENTRAL AND EASTERN UNITED STATES AND SOUTHERN CANADA
23 March 2015
2:00 PM
Dr. Daniel Stern
NSF-AGS Postdoctoral Fellows
Mesoscale & Microscale Meteorology Division
NCAR
Boulder, CO
The Structure and Dynamics of Coherent Vortices in the Eyewall Boundary Layer of Tropical Cyclones
13 March 2015
3:00 PM
Larissa Reames
OU School of Meteorology
Boundary Layer and Urban Scheme Performance for a nested 500m WRF simulation
13 March 2015
1:00 PM
Dr. Jason C. Furtado
Staff Scientist
Atmospheric & Environmental Research, Inc.
Central Pacific El Niños and the North Pacific Oscillation: Toward A New Paradigm of Pacific Climate Variability
13 March 2015
2:00 PM
Chong-Chi Tong
OU School of Meteorology / Center for Analysis and Prediction of Storms / Advanced Radar Research Center
Improvement to Moisture Adjustment in Cloud Analysis and its Impact on Storm Prediction
10 March 2015
4:00 PM
Dr. David B. Parsons
Director, OU School of Meteorology
Mark and Kandi McCasland Professor

Why does the summer rain mainly fall over the Great Plants during the night?
09 March 2015
2:00 PM
Dr. Angeline Pendergrass
Advanced Studies Program
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
NCAR
The rain is askew: changes in the distributions of rain and vertical velocity
06 March 2015
3:00 PM
Jennifer Newman
OU School of Meteorology
Optimizing Lidar Scanning Strategies for Wind Energy Turbulence Measurements
06 March 2015
2:00 PM
Marcus Johnson
OU School of Meteorology
Comparison of Polarimetric Signatures Simulated using Two-Moment Bulk Microphysics Schemes in WRF in Idealized Supercell Storms
06 March 2015
1:00 PM
Dr. Daniel Dawson
Research Scientist
Center for Analysis and Prediction of Storms
University of Oklahoma
Convection connections: the interplay of dynamics, thermodynamics, and microphysics in supercell thunderstorms
03 March 2015
4:00 PM
Dr. Jack Kain
Chief, Forecast & Development Division
National Severe Storms Laboratory, NOAA

Making research more relevant: lessons learned from years of research-to-operations efforts at NSSL
27 February 2015
2:00 PM
Dr. Patrick Skinner
NOAA Affiliate
Forcing mechanisms of internal rear-flank downdraft momentum surges in the 18 May 2010 Dumas, Texas supercell
26 February 2015
4:00 PM
Dr. Robb M. Randall
Acting Lead, Atmospheric Science Center
Lead, Boundary Layer Research Team
Battlefield Environment Division
Army Research Lab

Overview of the Army Research Lab Battlefield Environment Division, Open Campus Initiative and the Atmospheric Science Center
24 February 2015
4:00 PM
Dr. Fuqing Zhang
Department of Meteorology
Penn State University

Predictability and data assimilation for severe weather and tropical cyclones
17 February 2015
4:00 PM
Dr. Larry Berg
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Land surface, clouds, aerosol at the Southern Great Plains: reflections on the past and looking to the future
06 February 2015
2:00 PM
Burkely Twiest
OU School of Meteorology
Using the NSSL-WRF Ensemble to Provide Hazard Guidance
27 January 2015
4:00 PM
Dr. Steven Cavallo
OU School of Meteorology

Connecting polar regions processes with midlatitude weather
16 January 2015
3:00 PM
Dr. Alan Shapiro
OU School of Meteorology
A Unified Theory for the Great Plains Nocturnal Low-Level Jet
13 January 2015
4:00 PM
Dr. Alexander Ryzhkov
Senior Scientist
CIMMS / NSSL

Dual-polarization radar as a tool to improve the performance of numerical weather prediction models
01 January 2015
3:00 PM
Dylan Reif
School of Meteorology
TBA
12 December 2014
3:00 PM
Dr. Chiel van Heerwaarden
Max Planck Institute for Meteorology
Hamburg, Germany
A comparison of heterogeneously heated convective
boundary layers with fixed flux and fixed temperature boundary conditions
11 December 2014
3:00 PM
Anton Seimon, Appalachian State University
John T. Allen, IRI-Columbia University
Skip J. Talbot, Springfield IL
Crowd-Sourcing the El Reno (2013) Tornado:
Making Storm Chaser Observations Scientific
09 December 2014
4:00 PM
Dr. Juan Pedro Mellado
Max Planck Institute for Meteorology
Hamburg, Germany

Small-Scale Turbulent Mixing at the Top of the Planetary Boundary Layer
08 December 2014
3:00 PM
Dr. Sean C. Arms
UCAR / Unidata
The new SoM TDS: a gift that keeps on giving!
05 December 2014
4:30 PM
Elizabeth DiGangi
OU School of Meteorology
A Study of the Electrical, Microphysical,and Kinematic Properties of the 29 May 2012 Kingfisher Supercell
05 December 2014
2:00 PM
Dr. Robin Tanamachi
Research Scientist, OU-CIMMS
Impacts of a Storm Merger on the 24 May 2011 El Reno, Oklahoma Tornadic Supercell
03 December 2014
4:00 PM
Charles Kuster
OU School of Meteorology
Rapid-Update Radar Observations of Downbursts
01 December 2014
2:00 PM
Aaron Johnson
OU School of Meteorology
"Optimal design of a multi-scale ensemble system for convective scale probabilistic forecasts: Data assimilation and IC perturbation methods"
01 December 2014
9:00 AM
Yongzuo Li
OU School of Meteorology
ASSIMILATION OF RADAR OBSERVATIONS WITH ENSEMBLE VARIATIONAL HYBRID DATA ASSIMILATION METHOD FOR THE INITIALIZATION AND PREDICTION OF HURRICANES
01 December 2014
9:00 AM
Stefan Rahimi
OU School of Meteorology
Improving Trajectory Analyses Using Advection Correction: Tests with a 30-m Simulation of the 24 May 2011 El Reno, OK,Supercell
24 November 2014
1:00 PM
Ashton Robinson
OU School of Meteorology
The Impact of El Nino Southern Oscillation on the Climatology of U.S. Winter and Early Spring Tornado Outbreaks
24 November 2014
10:00 AM
Stacey Hitchcock
OU School of Meteorology
Impact Of Afternoon Mobile Radiosonde Observations On Convection-Permitting Forecasts Of Three Convective Events In The Southern Plains Region
21 November 2014
3:00 PM
Cedrick Ansorge
Max Planck Institute for Meteorology
Hamburg, Germany
STUDY OF STABLY STRATIFIED BOUNDARY LAYERS USING
TURBULENT EKMAN FLOW
21 November 2014
2:00 PM
Aaron Johnson
OU School of Meteorology
Optimal design of a multi-scale ensemble system for convective scale probabilistic forecasts: Data assimilation and IC perturbation methods
19 November 2014
3:00 PM
Dr. Chris Fiebrich
Oklahoma Climatological Survey/ Oklahoma Mesonet
Research to Operations at the Oklahoma Mesonet
18 November 2014
9:00 AM
Sean C. Arms
OU School of Meteorology
Interactions Between Coherent Structures and the Urban Canopy Layer
18 November 2014
4:00 PM
Dr. Brian Argrow
Professor of Aerospace Engineering
University of Colorado-Boulder

In-Situ Meteorological Measurements Using Small
Unmanned Aircraft Systems
14 November 2014
2:00 PM
Stefan Rahimi
OU School of Meteorology
Improving Trajectory Analyses Using Advection Correction: Tests with a 30-m Simulation of the 24 May 2011 El Reno, OK,Supercell
13 November 2014
2:00 PM
James Russell
OU School of Meteorology
Improved Characterization of Errors within the Antarctic Mesoscale Prediction System through utilization of Concordiasi Dropsondes
11 November 2014
4:00 PM
Dr. Pierre-Emmanuel Kirstetter
NOAA Affiliate
Global precipitation: what do bridging physical and statistical approaches bring to remote sensing and hydrology?
04 November 2014
4:00 PM
Dr. Danyal Petersen
Postdoctoral Research Associate
OU School of Meteorology
Laboratory investigation of ice hydrometeor electrical discharge properties and settling velocities
31 October 2014
3:00 PM
Tim Bonin
OU School of Meteorology
Thermodynamic and Kinematic Characteristics of the Nocturnal Boundary Layer under Differing Turbulent Regimes
31 October 2014
2:00 PM
Charles Kuster
OU School of Meteorology
Rapid-Update Radar Observations of Downbursts
28 October 2014
4:00 PM
Dr. Inanc Senocak
Associate Professor
College of Engineering
Boise State University

Computational Methods for Forward and Inverse Modeling of Atmospheric Transport and Dispersion
27 October 2014
3:00 PM
Michael Buban
OU School of Meteorology
The formation of small-scale atmospheric vortices via horizontal shearing instability
24 October 2014
2:00 PM
Dr. Michael French
NOAA
Bulk Hook Echo Raindrop Sizes Retrieved Using Mobile, Polarimetric Doppler Radar Observations
24 October 2014
3:00 PM
Michael Buban
OU School of Meteorology
The formation of small-scale atmospheric vortices via horizontal shearing instability
22 October 2014
2:00 PM
Christopher Kerr
OU School of Meteorology
Using near-storm soundings from the Mesoscale Predictability Experiment to analyze convection permitting model accuracy: 28 May 2013
17 October 2014
3:00 PM
Dr. Alan Shapiro
OU School of Meteorology
On the lower boundary condition for pressure in numerical simulations of boundary layer flows driven by surface buoyancy variations
17 October 2014
2:00 PM
Chong-Chi Tong
OU School of Meteorology / Center for Analysis and Prediction of Storms / Advanced Radar Research Center
Impact of Initializing Different State Variables through Direct Insertion or Variations of Cloud Analysis on the Prediction of Convective Storm: An OSSE Study
14 October 2014
4:00 PM
Nicole Morris, Academic Counselor-Graduate College
Breea D. Clark-Associate Director of Academic Integrity Programs
Graduate students at the University of Oklahoma: resources, milestones, and academic integrity.
07 October 2014
3:30 PM
Dr. Anthony Didlake, Jr.
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Dynamics of inner core rainbands observed in tropical cyclones
03 October 2014
3:00 PM
Stacy Hitchcock
OU School of Meteorology
Impact of Afternoon Mobile Radiosonde Observations on Convection-Permitting Forecasts of the 31 May 2013 Convective Event in Oklahoma
30 September 2014
3:30 PM
Dr. Howard Bluestein
OU School of Meteorology

Observations of supercell tornadoes and their formation using a rapid-scan, polarimetric, mobile, X-band, Doppler radar: Fun and games on the high plains
26 September 2014
3:00 PM
Dr. Jeremy A. Gibbs
OU School of Meteorology / Advanced Radar Research Center
Step Brothers 2: Revisiting Surface Heat-Flux and Temperature Boundary Conditions in Models of Stably Stratified Boundary-Layer Flows
26 September 2014
2:00 PM
Dr. Corey Potvin
Research Scientist
CIMMS / NSSL
Horizontal grid spacing dependence of idealized WRF simulations and implications for Warn-on-Forecast
23 September 2014
4:00 PM
Dr. John Orlando
Senior Scientist & Deputy Director, Atmospheric Chemistry Division, National Center for Atmospheric Research
Laboratory Studies of Hydrocarbon Oxidation Mechanisms under Atmospheric Conditions
12 September 2014
12:00 PM
Dr. Charlotte Wainwright
OU School of Meteorology


How to use LaTeX for manuscript preparation: an overview for beginners
10 September 2014
2:00 PM
Professor Alexander Khain
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Mechanism of hail formation and hail-Zdr column relationship as seen from simulations with cloud model with spectral bin microphysics
08 September 2014
3:00 PM
Ryan May
OU School of Meteorology
Estimating and Mitigating Errors in Dual-Polarization Radar Attenuation Correction
04 August 2014
12:00 PM
Nathan Anderson
OU School of Meteorology
Vertical Velocity Turbulence Profiles Measured by 2 Horizontally Separated Doppler Lidars
01 August 2014
11:00 AM
Terra Thompson
OU School of Meteorology

Ensemble Kalman Filter Methods For Convective-Scale Radar Data Assimilation And Multi-Scale Data Assimilation Of The 13 June 2010
Tornadic Supercell Environment
25 July 2014
2:00 PM
Esther Mullens
OU School of Meteorology
Moisture and Thermal Characteristics of Southern Plains Ice Storms: Insights from a Regional Climatology and WRF-ARW Sensitivity Study
24 July 2014
2:00 PM
Stephen G. Castleberry
OU School of Meteorology
Evaluation of a Microwave Radiometer Thermodynamic Retrieval Algorithm
21 July 2014
3:00 PM
Brittany Dahl
OU School of Meteorology
Sensitivity of Vortex Production to Small Environmental Perturbations in High-Resolution Supercell Simulations
21 July 2014
9:00 AM
Jill Hardy
OU School of Meteorology
Probabilistic Flash Flood Forecasting Using a Storm-scale NWP Ensemble
11 July 2014
11:00 AM
Dissertation Defense Announcement

Lei Lei
OU Electrical & Computer Engineering
Theoretical analysis of and bias correction for planar and cylindrical polarimetric phased array weather Radar
10 July 2014
10:00 AM
Dr. Tim Wagner
Department of Atmospheric Sciences
Creighton University

Retrieving the cumulus entrainment rate remotely
25 June 2014
10:00 AM
Blake J. Allen
OU School of Meteorology
ASSIMILATION OF PSEUDO GEOSTATIONARY LIGHTNING MAPPER DATA USING THE ENSEMBLE KALMAN FILTER
20 June 2014
10:00 AM
Dr. Stephan Smith
Vice-Chair NOAA Line Office Transition Managers Committee
Meteorological Development Lab
National Weather Service
Silver Spring, Maryland
Research to Operations (R2O) in NOAA: What, me worry?
20 May 2014
4:00 PM
Corey F. Guastini & Lance F. Bosart
Dept. of Atmospheric & Environmental Sciences
The University at Albany / SUNY
The Spectrum of Progressive Derecho Formation Environments
15 May 2014
4:00 PM
Nigel Roberts
United Kingdom Met Office


A brief overview of some aspects of the Met Office Unified Model
13 May 2014
4:00 PM
Hugh Morrison, NCAR
Jason A. Milbrandt, Environment Canada
A new approach for parameterizing cloud microphysics based on the prediction of ice-phase particle properties
06 May 2014
3:30 PM
Dr. Adam Sobel
Columbia University

Dynamics of the Madden-Julain oscillation
02 May 2014
3:00 PM
Race Clark
OU School of Meteorology / CIMMS
Flash Flooding Case Study: 31 May 2013 Oklahoma City, OK
02 May 2014
2:00 PM
Charlotte Wainwright
OU School of Meteorology
Sampling the boundary layer with a sodar simulator
02 May 2014
10:00 AM
Sam Lillo
OU School of Meteorology
Investigating dynamics of error growth in ECMWF forecast busts
01 May 2014
1:15 PM
Petar Bukovcic
ARRC / SoM
Convective-Stratiform Separation Characterized by Video Disdrometer Observations in Central Oklahoma – The Bayesian Approach
01 May 2014
9:00 AM
Nathan Dahl
OU School of Meteorology
Coupling the Advanced Regional Prediction System and the Discrete Event Specification Fire Spread Model to Predict Wildfire Behavior
30 April 2014
9:00 AM
David Bodine
OU School of Meteorology
Polarimetric radar observations and numerical simulations of tornadic debris
30 April 2014
2:45 PM
Irenea C.Lodangco
OU School of Meteorology
Variability of Tropical Cyclones in the Philippines
29 April 2014
10:00 AM
Jacob Carlin
OU School of Meteorology
Improved Retrieval of Hydrometeor Mixing Ratios Using Polarimetric Radar Data and the Hydrometeor Classification Algorithm for Assimilation into Storm-Scale Numerical Weather Prediction Models
28 April 2014
3:00 PM
Elizabeth DiGangi
OU School of Meteorology
Anvil Lightning in the 29 May Kingfisher Supercell Observed During DC3
25 April 2014
3:00 PM
Kevin Haghi
OU School of Meteorology
Identifying and characterizing atmospheric bores during IHOP_2002
25 April 2014
2:00 PM
Stephen Castleberry
OU School of Meteorology
Evaluation of a Microwave Radiometer Thermodynamic Retrieval Algorithm
25 April 2014
9:00 AM
Kodi L. Nemunaitis
OU School of Meteorology
Observational and Model Analyses of the Oklahoma City Urban Heat Island
24 April 2014
1:00 PM
Katie Bowden
OU School of Meteorology
The Phased Array Radar Innovative Sensing Experiment 2013
23 April 2014
3:00 PM
Sam Lillo
OU School of Meteorology
Investigating dynamics of error growth in ECMWF forecast busts
22 April 2014
4:00 PM
Dr. David Turner
National Severe Storms Laboratory

A future ground-based network of thermodynamic profilers: the infrared spectrometer option
21 April 2014
3:00 PM
M. Issa Lélé
OU School of Meteorology
Atmospheric Moisture Transport Associated with the West African Monsoon System: an Observational study and Evaluation of a WRF Dynamical Downscaling Simulation
18 April 2014
1:00 PM
Matthew Stalley
OU School of Meteorology
The Value of High-Resolution Spatiotemporal Analyses in the Short-Term Forecasting of Convective Initiation
18 April 2014
3:00 PM
Brittany Dahl
OU School of Meteorology

Sensitivity of Vortex Production to Small Environmental Perturbations in High-Resolution Supercell Simulations
18 April 2014
2:00 PM
Charlotte Wainwright
OU School of Meteorology
Sampling the boundary layer with a sodar simulator
17 April 2014
1:15 PM
David Bodine
OU School of Meteorology
Polarimetric radar observations and numerical simulations of tornadic debris
17 April 2014
10:00 AM
Dr. Mike Kaplan
Desert Research Institute (DRI)
Reno, Nevada
A New Vision of the Multi-Scale Processes that Organize the Pre-Tornadic Environment
16 April 2014
3:00 PM
James Russell
OU School of Meteorology
Concordiasi Dropsondes: Improved Characterization of Errors in the Antarctic Mesoscale Prediction System
15 April 2014
4:00 PM
Nathan Dahl
OU School of Meteorology

Coupling the Advanced Regional Prediction System and the Discrete Event Specification Fire Spread Model to Predict Wildfire Behavior
11 April 2014
3:00 PM
Lee Carlaw
OU School of Meteorology
Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics)
Investigating the Impacts of Assimilating Non-Conventional Surface Observations on High-Resolution Analyses and Forecasts
11 April 2014
2:00 PM
Jinxin Wang
OU School of Meteorology
Urban effects on precipitation: a literature review and climatology study for Dallas-Fort Worth
10 April 2014
1:15 PM
Katie Bowden
OU School of Meteorology
The Phased Array Radar Innovative Sensing Experiment 2013
09 April 2014
3:00 PM
Esther Mullens
OU School of Meteorology
Moisture and thermal characteristics of Southern Plains Ice Storms: Insights from a Regional Synoptic Climatology and High-Resolution WRF-ARW Sensitivity Study
07 April 2014
3:30 PM
Dr. Heather Reeves
TBA
04 April 2014
2:00 PM
Kerstin Schaefer
Freie Universitaet Berlin
Validation of the mesoscale transport and fluid model METRAS for Berlin based on a measurement campaign in summer 2012
04 April 2014
3:00 PM
Terra Thompson
OU School of Meteorology
Multi-Scale Data Assimilation of the 13 June 2010 Tornadic Supercell Storm Environment during VORTEX2
01 April 2014
4:00 PM
Dr. James Hurrell
Director, NCAR

Climate predictions and projections in the coming decades: uncertainty due to natural variability
28 March 2014
3:00 PM
Matthew S. Stalley
OU School of Meteorology
A Revised Conceptual Model of Convective Initiation Associated with Drylines
28 March 2014
2:00 PM
Nathan Anderson
OU School of Meteorology
Vertical Velocity Turbulence Profiles Measured by Two Horizontally Separated Doppler Lidars
26 March 2014
3:00 PM
Dylan Lusk
OU School of Meteorology
Simulated Changes in the Characteristics of Tropopause Polar Vorticies and Surface Cyclones Due To Arctic Sea Ice Loss
25 March 2014
4:00 PM
Jack Friedman (CASR-OU), Harold Brooks (NSSL), Joe Ripberger (CASR-OU CIMMS), Jimmy Correia (OU/CIMMS - SPC), and Rick Smith (NWS)

National Weather Center Special Seminar
PANEL DISCUSSION

"Perspectives on the Oklahoma tornadoes of May 20, 2013"
14 March 2014
3:00 PM
Timothy W. Humphrey
OU School of Meteorology
Developing a methodology for the automated retrieval of azimuthal shear associated with tornadic circulations
11 March 2014
4:00 PM
Joint Colloquium of the National Weather Center & OU's Department of Physics and Astronomy

Dr. Joseph Harrington
Planetary Sciences Group, Dept. of Physics, University of Central Florida


Two classes of exoplanets identified without modeling
10 March 2014
4:00 PM
Dr. Kathleen Pegion

University of Colorado/CIRES and NOAA/ESRL/PSD, Boulder, Colorado

Cookies / Coffee / Punch @ 3:30 PM
Untangling El Niño-Southern Oscillation precursors
28 February 2014
2:00 PM
Eric Jacobsen
OU School of Meteorology
Researching Meteorology in Japan - Impressions from an OU Student
27 February 2014
4:00 PM
Dr. Jiwen Fan
Atmospheric Sciences and Global Change Division, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington
Aerosol impacts on deep convective clouds: mechanism, significance, and parameterizations
27 February 2014
1:15 PM
Ryan May
ARRC / SoM
Making Use of Simulated Time-series Dual-polarization
Radar Data to Quantify the Performance of
Several Rain Attenuation Correction Algorithms
26 February 2014
3:00 PM
Yongzuo Li
CAPS / OU School of Meteorology
Assimilation of radar radial velocity data using hybrid systems for the prediction of Hurricanes Ike and Irene

25 February 2014
4:00 PM
Dr. Melvyn Shapiro
Research Scientist, NCAR


An ultra-fine resolution simulation of Hurricane Sandy: observations, prediction, and socioeconomic applications
24 February 2014
3:30 PM
Dr. Melvyn Shapiro
NCAR
A historical and research perspective of the life cycle of extratropical and tropical cyclones: observations and high-resolution numerical simulations
21 February 2014
2:00 PM
Larissa Reames
OU School of Meteorology
The WRF-simulated effects of the Oklahoma City urban area on its environment on the dynamics of a simulated supercell thunderstorm
18 February 2014
4:00 PM
Dr. Thijs Heus
Institute for Geophysics and Meteorology, University of Cologne, Germany
Cloud-aerosol interactions in fields of organizing shallow cumuli
14 February 2014
2:00 PM
Alan Shapiro
School of Meteorology,
University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
New similarity model solutions for boundary-layer flows
13 February 2014
4:00 PM
Dr. Seoung Soo Lee
Earth System Research Laboratory
NOAA
Effect of aerosol on instability and convective clouds
13 February 2014
1:15 PM
Sheng Chen
ARRC/CEES
Mapping the Precipitation Type Distribution over
Continuous United States using Multi-­Radar Multi-­Sensor Observations
12 February 2014
11:00 AM
Issa Lélé
Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies & School of Meteorology

Mechanism of Low-Level Moisture Transport Associated with West African Summer Monsoon System
11 February 2014
4:00 PM
Dr. Louis Wicker
Research Meteorologist
NSSL /NOAA

Improved convective-scale prediction from the assimilation of rapid-scan phased array radar data

31 January 2014
2:00 PM
Dr. Petra M. Klein
OU School of Meteorology
Scaling of Mean Flow and Turbulence in the Urban Canopy Layer
30 January 2014
4:00 PM
Dr. Elinor R. Martin
Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences, University at Albany (SUNY)
Understanding decadal rainfall variability in West Africa using CMIP5 models
30 January 2014
1:15 PM
John Lake
ARRC/ECE
Adaptive Radio Frequency Interference Mitigation Techniques at the National Weather Radar Testbed: First Results
28 January 2014
4:00 PM
Dr. Danyal Petersen
Postdoctoral Scientists,
OU School of Meteorology

Lightning physics and detection: cutting edge research at the University of Oklahoma
24 January 2014
3:00 PM
Jill Hardy
OU School of Meteorology
Probabilistic Flash Flood Forecasting using Stormscale Ensembles
23 January 2014
4:00 PM
Dr. Cameron R. Homeyer
National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado


Transport from convective overshooting of the extratropical tropopause and the role of large-scale lower stratosphere stability
23 January 2014
10:30 AM
Eric Jacobsen
OU School of Meteorology
Prospects of Clear Air Monitoring with the Multimission Phased Array Radar
21 January 2014
4:00 PM
Dr. Courtney Schumacher
Department of Atmospheric Sciences
Texas A&M University

The role of low-level convective heating in tropical weather and climate
17 January 2014
2:00 PM
Jennifer Newman
OU School of Meteorology
Optimizing Lidar Scanning Strategies for Turbulence Measurements
06 December 2013
3:00 PM
Jill Hardy
OU School of Meteorology
Probabilistic Flash Flood Forecasting using Stormscale Ensembles
06 December 2013
2:00 PM
Jennifer Newman
OU School of Meteorology
Optimizing Lidar Scanning Strategies for Turbulence Measurements
06 December 2013
1:00 PM
Carly Kovacik
OU School of Meteorology
A Preliminary Climatology of U.S. Ice Storm Frequency and a Comparison Between Northeast U.S. Ice Storm Frequency and Teleconnections
04 December 2013
3:00 PM
Ben Herzog
OU School of Meteorology
Total Lightning Information in a 5-Year Thunderstorm Climatology
04 December 2013
1:00 PM
Ashton Robinson
OU School of Meteorology
The Relation of Winter Tornado Outbreaks to Large-Scale Climate System Components
03 December 2013
4:00 PM
Dr. Robert Banta
Senior Research Meteorologist
Earth System Research Laboratory, NOAA

Lidar and Meteorology – Airborne and Doppler Lidar Studies of Atmospheric Processes at NOAA/ESRL
02 December 2013
3:00 PM
Ben Herzog
OU School of Meteorology
Total Lightning Information in a 5-Year Thunderstorm Climatology
02 December 2013
9:00 AM
Michael Vandenberg
OU School of Meteorology
Evaluation of 1- and 4-km WRF-ARW Forecasts of Storm Motion during the 2010 VORTEX2 Convective Season
02 December 2013
4:00 PM
Robert M. Banta
NOAA/ESRL
Boulder, CO
Generalized Relationships in the Stable Boundary Layer Derived from High-Resolution Doppler Lidar and Instrumented Tower Data
26 November 2013
1:00 PM
Chris Kerr
OU School of Meteorology
Assimilation of cloud top temperature and radar observations of an idealized splitting supercell
25 November 2013
8:00 AM
Gang Zhao
OU School of Meteorology
DEVELOPEMNT OF ARPS-LETKF WITH 4D-EXTENSION AND INTER-COMPARISON WITH ARPS-ENSRF
15 November 2013
3:00 PM
Chris Kerr
OU School of Meteorology
Assimilation of Cloud Top Temperature and Radar Observations of an Idealized Splitting Supercell
15 November 2013
2:00 PM
Subashree Mishra
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies (CIMMS)
Raman Lidar Observations from the ARM Site in Darwin, Australia: A Water Vapor and Aerosol Climatology
13 November 2013
1:00 PM
Subhashree Mishra
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies (CIMMS)

Parameterization of Ice Fall Speeds in Mid-latitude cirrus for Global Climate Models
13 November 2013
3:00 PM
Ryan Sobash
OU School of Meteorology
Assimilation of radar and surface observations of a developing convective system: Observing system simulation and real-data experiments.
08 November 2013
2:00 PM
Kodi Monroe
OU School of Meteorology
Sensitivity of the modeled urban heat island to rooftop parameters
08 November 2013
3:00 PM
Michael Vandenburg
OU School of Meteorology
Skill of 1- and 4-km WRF-ARW Forecasts of Storm Motion during The 2010 VORTEX2 Convective Season
07 November 2013
1:15 PM
Xining Yu
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Advanced Radar Research Center

Real-time MPAR Digital Backend:
Initial Studies and Analysis of Challenges
05 November 2013
4:00 PM
Dr. Joseph Galewsky
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

High and dry: water vapor dynamics in the Chilean Andes and Sierra Nevada, California
01 November 2013
2:00 PM
Nathan Anderson
OU School of Meteorology
Vertical Velocity Turbulence Profiles Measured by Two Horizontally Separated Doppler Lidars
01 November 2013
3:00 PM
Jacob Carlin
OU School of Meteorology
Improved Retrieval of Hydrometeor Mixing Ratios Using Polarimetric Radar Data and the Hydrometeor Classification Algorithm for Assimilation into Storm-Scale NWP Models
30 October 2013
3:00 PM
Jeffrey Snyder
OU School of Meteorology
Observations and Simulations of Polarimetric Weather Radar Signatures in Supercells

30 October 2013
1:00 PM
Esther Mullens
OU School of Meteorology / CIMMS

A Regional Climatology and Synoptic Pattern Analysis of Winter Storms in the Southern Great Plains 1993-2011
30 October 2013
3:00 PM
Carly Kovacik
OU School of Meteorology

A Preliminary Climatology of U.S. Ice Storm Frequency and a Comparison Between Northeast U.S. Ice Storm Frequency and Teleconnections
25 October 2013
3:00 PM
Ryan Sobash
OU School of Meteorology
Forecasts of convection initiation and early evolution on 29 May 2012 using EnKF-based assimilation of surface and radar data
25 October 2013
1:00 PM
Derek Rosendahl
OU School of Meteorology
Quantifying Uncertainties in Global and North American Regional Climate Change Projections using a Multi-Thousand Member Perturbed Physics Global Climate Model Ensemble
24 October 2013
4:00 PM
Dr. David Karoly
School of Earth Sciences
University of Melbourne, Australia

Dr. William Hooke
Senior Policy Fellow
American Meteorological Society

This is a joint seminar with the OU Department of Geography & Environmental Sustainability

CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION AND ADAPTATION POLICIES IN THE U.S. AND AUSTRALIA
24 October 2013
1:15 PM
James Kurdzo
ARRC/SoM/ECE
Radar Observations of Severe Local Storms and Tornadoes using Advanced Waveform Design Techniques
22 October 2013
4:00 PM
Dr. Chris Thorncroft
Professor and Chair
Department of Atmospheric & Environmental Sciences
SUNY Albany

Variability of African Easterly Waves
18 October 2013
3:00 PM
Jeff Snyder
OU School of Meteorology
Observations and Simulations of Polarimetric Weather Radar Signatures in Supercells
17 October 2013
4:00 PM
Dr. Brian Mapes
Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science
University of Miami

Matrix Algebra of Convection’s Sounding Sensitivities and Adventures in Remote Data Integration
16 October 2013
1:00 PM
Derek Rosendahl
OU School of Meteorology
Quantifying Uncertainties in Global and North American Regional Climate Change Projections using a Multi-Thousand Member Perturbed Physics Global Climate Model Ensemble
10 October 2013
4:00 PM
Professor Brad Marston
Department of Physics
Brown University

The Quantum and Fluid Mechanics of Global Warming
07 October 2013
3:30 PM
Tristan Quaife
Lecturer in Meteorology
University of Reading
Integrating satellite data with models of the land surface
04 October 2013
2:00 PM
Hayden Mahan
School of Meteorology
University of Oklahoma
Impacts of Vegetation and Precipitation on Throughfall Heterogeneity in a Tropical Pre-Montane Transitional Cloud Forest
02 October 2013
1:00 PM
Irenea Lodangco
Philippine Tropical Cyclone Activity: Climatology, ENSO Impacts and Classification
30 September 2013
4:00 PM
Dr. George J. Huffman
Research Meteorologist
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Estimating Global Precipitation for Science and Application
25 September 2013
1:00 PM
Dr. Zewdu Tessema Segele
CIMMS
Multi-Model Ensemble Prediction of Ethiopian Monthly-to-Seasonal Monsoon Rainfall
20 September 2013
2:00 PM
Xiaoming Hu
Center for Analysis and Prediction of Storms (CAPS)



Evaluation of Planetary Boundary Layer Schemes within WRF for Wind Resource and Air Quality Assessments
17 September 2013
4:00 PM
Dr. Lance Leslie
OU School of Meteorology

Australian Temperature and Rainfall Variability: Multiple Links with Local and Remote Climate Drivers
13 September 2013
3:00 PM
Ariel Cohen
SoM / SPC
The 5 June 2012 Central Montana Tornado Event
13 September 2013
9:00 AM
Kristen Cassady
OU School of Meteorology
A Comparison of Microphysical Parameterization Sensitivities in Three Comma-Head Snow Events and Evaluation of Scheme Solutions with PIREPs
12 September 2013
1:15 PM
Feng Nai
ARRC/School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Weather Observation Using the Atmospheric Imaging Radar and Adaptive Beamforming
10 September 2013
4:00 PM
Paul Higgins
Director, AMS Policy Program
Risk Assessment and Management of a Complex Climate System
06 September 2013
2:00 PM
Dr. Alan Shapiro
OU School of Meteorology
A Boundary-Layer Scaling for Turbulent Katabatic Flow
03 September 2013
4:00 PM
Dr. David Stensrud
Research Scientists
National Severe Storms Laboratory

Upscale Effects of Deep Convection during the North American Monsoon
30 August 2013
3:00 PM
Kristen Cassady
OU School of Meteorology

A Comparison of Microphysical Parameterization Sensitivities in Comma-Head Snow Events and Evaluation With PIREPS
20 August 2013
3:30 PM

School of Meteorology's Welcome Back Celebration!
09 August 2013
3:00 PM
Gang Zhao
CAPS / School of Meteorology
University of Oklahoma
A comparison between EnSRF and LETKF algorithms for convective-scale radar data assimilation in the scenario of OSSEs: Effects of nonlinear observation operator
02 August 2013
3:00 PM
Greg Barnett
University of Colorado
Radial basis functions for mesoscale atmospheric modeling
02 August 2013
2:00 PM
Greg Blumberg
OU School of Meteorology
Developing a Statistical Thermodynamic Retrieval for Ground-Based Infrared Spectrometers
31 July 2013
1:00 PM
Jing Cheng
School of Meteorology
Assimilation of Attenuated Reflectivity Data from X-band Network Radars Using Ensemble Kalman Filter
02 July 2013
8:00 AM
Stuart Miller
OU School of Meteorology

Exploration of New Methods for Predicting Convection Initiation
25 June 2013
1:00 PM
Stuart Miller
OU School of Meteorology
Exploration of New Methods for Predicting Convection Initiation
24 June 2013
3:00 PM
Michael Bowlan
Graduate Research Assistant
University of Oklahoma
School of Meteorology

INTENSIFICATION OF LOW-LEVEL MESOCYCLONES AND ASSOCIATED STORMSCALE EVOLUTION IN SUPERCELL THUNDERSTORMS

19 June 2013
10:00 AM
Jana Houser
OU School of Meteorology
Observations of Supercell Tornado Evolution using a Mobile, Rapid-Scan, X-band, Polarimetric Radar
13 June 2013
11:00 AM
Prof. Dr. Volker Wulfmeyer

Director of the Institute of Physics and Meteorology
University of Hohenheim
Stuttgart, Germany
New Concepts for Studying Land-Surface-Atmosphere (LSA) Feedback
11 June 2013
4:00 PM
Johannes Dahl
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, North Carolina
Barotropic and Baroclinic Contributions to Near-Ground Rotation within a Simulated Supercell
04 June 2013
4:00 PM
Dr. Curtis Alexander
CIRES Research Associate
NOAA/ESRL/GSD/AMB
Boulder, CO

Ming Hu, David Dowell, Steve Weygandt, Stan Benjamin, Eric James, Patrick Hofmann, Tanya Smirnova, John Brown, Joe Olson, Kevin Brundage, and Brian Jamison
Data Assimilation and Model Updates in the 2013 Rapid Refresh (RAP) and High-Resolution Rapid Refresh (HRRR) Analysis and Forecast Systems
30 May 2013
10:00 AM
John Manobianco, Ph.D
Vice President Business Development, MESO, Inc., Troy, NY
Founder and Chief Science Officer, Mano Nanotechnologies, Inc., Guilderland, NY
GlobalSense: Micro and Nanotechnology-Enabled Environmental Sensing with Semi Lagrangian Drifters
07 May 2013
4:00 PM
Dr. Sean Crowell
School of Meteorology
Impact of High-Frequency Boundary
Layer Observations on Model Forecasts of
Extreme Events
03 May 2013
3:00 PM
Jana Houser
School of Meteorology
Observations of Supercell Tornado Evolution using a Mobile, Rapid-Scan, X-band, Polarimetric Radar
03 May 2013
2:00 PM
Jennifer Newman
School of Meteorology
Using Ground-Based Measurements to Improve Wind Power Forecasts
23 April 2013
4:00 PM
Dr. Francis Slakey
Associate Director of Public Affairs
American Physical Society, Washington, D.C.
“To the Last Breath” - A Memoir of Going to Extremes [video offsite link warning]
19 April 2013
2:00 PM
Greg Blumberg
School of Meteorology
Developing a Statistical Thermodynamic Retrieval for Ground-Based Infrared Spectrometers
16 April 2013
4:00 PM
Elizabeth Davidson
OU School of Meteorology
TBA
05 April 2013
2:00 PM
Tim Bonin
School of Meteorology
Observed Characteristics of Low-Level Jets During the Lower Atmospheric Boundary Layer Experiment
05 April 2013
3:00 PM
Dr. Yi Jin
NRL
Evaluation of Microphysical Parameterizations for Tropical Cyclone Prediction
02 April 2013
4:00 PM
Dr. Elie Bou-Zeid
Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Princeton University
Urban Models: Development and Coupling to Meteorological Simulations [video offsite link warning]
26 March 2013
4:00 PM
Dr. Peter Lamb
George Lynn Cross Research Professor, Director of CIMMS, OU
The weather-to-climate continuum and Sahel drought [video offsite link warning]
25 March 2013
2:30 PM
Patrick Marsh
OU School of Meteorology
A Method of Calibrating Probabilistic Forecasts
08 March 2013
2:00 PM
Charlotte Wainwright
School of Meteorology
Virtually Sampling the Developing Boundary Layer
26 February 2013
4:00 PM
Dr. David L. Mitchell
Associate Research Professor
Desert Research Institute, Reno, Nevada
Toward understanding of the evolution of the North American Monsoon
15 February 2013
2:00 PM
Heather Reeves
NSSL
The dependence of QPF on the choice of microphysical parameterization for lake-effect snowstorms and other winter weather topics at NSSL
15 February 2013
11:00 AM
Matthew Elliott


OU School of Meteorology
Electrical Discharges in the Overshooting Tops of Thunderstorms
08 February 2013
2:00 PM
Xiaoming Hu
Center for Analysis and Prediction of Storms, University of Oklahoma
Urban heat island intensity and nocturnal ozone concentrations in the “upside-down” boundary layer
23 January 2013
3:00 PM
Bryan Smith
Rich Thompson
Storm Prediction Center
Convective Modes for Significant Severe Thunderstorms in the Contiguous United States
Part I: Storm Classification and Climatology
Part II: Supercell and QLCS Tornado Environments
23 January 2013
2:00 PM
Dr. Mark Shafer
Director of Climate Services
Oklahoma Climatological Survey
Problems, Policies and Politics - How science policy is made
18 January 2013
2:00 PM
Dr. Michael Coniglio
NSSL
EVALUATION OF A LOW-COST RADIOSONDE SYSTEM AND WRF TURBULENCE PARAMETERIZATION SCHEMES UPSTREAM FROM CONVECTION
04 December 2012
3:30 PM
Nathan Hitchens
National Severe Storms Laboratory
Evaluation of SPC Convective Outlooks
30 November 2012
4:00 PM
Jordan Schleif
School of Meteorology
Impact of initial conditions on the track forecast of Typhoon Megi (2010) [Thesis Seminar]
30 November 2012
2:00 PM
Tim Supinie
School of Meteorology
EnKF Data Assimilation and Forecasts of the Goshen County, Wyoming, Supercell during VORTEX2
30 November 2012
3:00 PM
Jordan Guernsey
School of Meteorology
An examination of the vertical structure of cold fronts and associated atmospheric bores [Thesis Defense]
29 November 2012
1:15 PM
Fanxing Kong
ARRC/ECE
Study of Wind Turbine Radar Interference by Measurements
27 November 2012
3:30 PM
Kristen Bradford
School of Meteorology
An 18-year Spatial Climatology of Large Wind Ramp Events at 80-meters [Thesis Seminar]
26 November 2012
4:00 PM
Jeremy Gibbs
School of Meteorology
Downscaling techniques for retrieval of near-surface meteorological fields and turbulence parameters from atmospheric numerical model outputs
20 November 2012
2:30 PM
Jordan Guernsey
School of Meteorology
AN EXAMINATION OF THE VERTICAL STRUCTURE OF COLD FRONTS AND ASSOCIATED ATMOSPHERIC BORES [Thesis Seminar]
20 November 2012
10:00 AM
Scott Ganson
OU School of Meteorology
Investigations of polarimetric radar characteristics of melting hail using advanced T-matrix computations [Thesis Defense]
20 November 2012
10:00 AM
Erica Griffin
School of Meteorology
A Polarimetric and Electrical Analysis of the Overland Reintensification of Tropical Storm Erin (2007) [Thesis Seminar]
16 November 2012
10:00 AM
Cynthia Barnett
Blue Revolution: Unmaking America's Water Crisis
16 November 2012
1:30 PM
Dr. William Melvin
Director, Sensors and Electromagnetic Applications Laboratory Georgia Tech Research Institute
Adj. Professor, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering Georgia Institute of Technology
IEEE Fellow & Member IEEE Radar Systems Panel
Knowledge-Aided Radar Signal Processing: Current Status and Future Direction
16 November 2012
2:00 PM
Larissa Reames
University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Diurnal variations in severe weather forecast parameters of RUC-2 model-derived proximity environments associated with tornadoes from 2003-2011
15 November 2012
1:15 PM
Shaya Karimkashi
Advanced Radar Research Center
Polarimetric Frequency Scanning Cylindrical Array Radar with High Isolation for Weather Measurements
13 November 2012
3:30 PM
Phillip Chilson
School of Meteorology and the Advanced Radar Research Center
Weather to Fly: Tapping Into Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to Investigate the Atmosphere
12 November 2012
4:00 PM
Nicole Ramsey
OU School of Meteorology
The Impact of Meteorological Parameters on Urban Air Quality in the Oklahoma City Metro Area
08 November 2012
1:15 PM
Scott Ganson
OU School of Meteorology / CIMMS
Investigations of polarimetric radar characteristics of melting hail using advanced T-matrix computations
06 November 2012
3:30 PM
David Fitzjarrald
Jungle Research Group, Atmospheric Sciences Research Center(ASRC), University of Albany, SUNY
Landscape and precipitation in the eastern Amazon basin
01 November 2012
1:15 PM
Jim Kurdzo
Advanced Radar Research Center
OU School of Meteorology
High-Sensitivity Weather Radar Observations using Optimized Pulse Compression Waveforms
25 October 2012
1:00 PM
Heather Grams
CIMMS/OU School of Meteorology
Automated Identification of Enhanced Rainfall Rates Using the Near-Storm Environment for Radar Precipitation Estimates [Dissertation Defense]
23 October 2012
4:00 PM
Steve Koch
Director, NOAA/National Severe Storms Laboratory
Thunderstorm Generation by Bores and Solitons
18 October 2012
1:15 PM
Elizabeth J. Thompson
Department of Atmospheric Science
Colorado State University
Development of a Polarimetric Radar Based Hydrometeor Classification Algorithm for Winter Precipitation
17 October 2012
3:30 PM
Heather Grams
CIMMS/OU School of Meteorology
Automated Identification of Enhanced Rainfall Rates Using the Near-Storm Environment for Radar Precipitation Estimates [Dissertation Defense]
16 October 2012
9:30 PM
Alexander Schenkman
OU School of Meteorology / CAPS
Examining Tornadogenesis with High-Resolution Simulations Initialized with Real Data [Dissertation Defense]
15 October 2012
4:00 PM
David Turner
National Severe Storms Laboratory, Norman, OK
Measuring water vapor variance and skewness in the convective boundary layer
05 October 2012
12:00 PM
Dr. Kwo-Sen Kuo
NASA
Earth Science Investigations Enabled by High-Performance Computing and Data-Intensive Techniques
05 October 2012
2:00 PM
Chris Karstens
Iowa State & NSSL
Projects and Technologies for Improving Severe Storms Research and Operations
19 September 2012
3:00 PM
Marc Parlange
Professor and Dean School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering The Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) http://eflum.epfl.ch
Flows Over Complex Terrain
11 September 2012
4:00 PM
Louie Grasso
CIRA, Fort Collins, CO
Synthetic GOES-R Imagery of Canopy Wildfires, Grassland Wildfires, and Agricultural Burning
04 September 2012
3:30 PM
Dr. Petra Klein

Chair, SoM Graduate Studies Committee
Graduate Student Town Hall
28 August 2012
3:30 PM
Vladimir Kattsov
Voeikov Main Geophysical Observatory, St.Petersburg, Russia
Assessment of macroeconomic impacts of climate change over the territory of Russian Federation in the twenty first century [video offsite link warning]
21 August 2012
3:30 PM
Dave Parsons and others
School of Meteorology
SoM Welcome Back Seminar
09 August 2012
10:00 AM
Shannon D. Blunt
University of Kansas, Radar Systems Laboratory
Waveform/Filter Design for Radar-Embedded Communications and Pulse-Agile Radar
01 August 2012
9:00 AM
Matthew Moreland, Tim Erickson, and Angel Montanez
A Pilot Project for Incident Decision Support Services at NWS New Orleans
29 July 2012
1:00 PM
Brad Isom
SoM / ECE
The Atmospheric Imaging Radar for High Resolution Observations of Severe Weather [Dissertation Defense]
27 July 2012
2:00 PM
Brett Roberts
School of Meteorology
Tornadogenesis in High-Resolution Idealized Numerical Simulations [Thesis Defense]
27 July 2012
11:00 AM
Race Clark
OU School of Meteorology
Evaluation of Flash Flood Guidance in the United States [Thesis Defense]
25 July 2012
3:30 PM
Brett Roberts
School of Meteorology
Tornadogenesis in High-Resolution Idealized Numerical Simulations
17 July 2012
3:30 PM
David John Gagne
School of Meteorology
Machine Learning Enhancement of Storm Scale Ensemble Precipitation Forecasts
13 July 2012
2:00 PM
Race Clark
OU School of Meteorology
Evaluation of Flash Flood Guidance in the United States
10 July 2012
3:30 PM
Peter Rayner
School of Earth Sciences
University of Melbourne
Future evolution of the carbon cycle: Some applications of data assimilation to the climate problem
04 May 2012
2:00 PM
Alexander Schenkman
School of Meteorology
University of Oklahoma
Examining tornadogenesis with high-resolution numerical simulations initialized with real data
04 May 2012
10:30 AM
Liqiang Sun
Ceara Research Institute for Meteorology and Water Resources (FUNCEME)
Class Lecture: Introduction to Seasonal Climate Prediction
03 May 2012
3:00 PM
Liqiang Sun
Ceara Research Institute for Meteorology and Water Resources (FUNCEME)
Climate Downscaling over Northeast Brazil: Simulation, Prediction and Application
03 May 2012
10:00 AM
Chris Wilson
School of Meteorology
University of Oklahoma
Thesis Defense: Direct evaluation of temperature and velocity structure functions in the atmospheric convective boundary layer from large eddy simulation output
01 May 2012
3:00 PM
Yanping Li
Colorado State University
NCAR
Some upscale effects of organized convection on regional climate - from the continental US to the tropical western Pacific
01 May 2012
11:00 AM
Zac Flamig
OU School of Meteorology
Thesis Defense: Probabilistic Flood Prediction Using Ground-Based and Space-Based Sensors
30 April 2012
1:00 PM
Yanping Li
Colorado State University
NCAR
SoM Class Lecture: Diurnal Valley Circulation
30 April 2012
4:00 PM
Jeffrey Albright
OU School of Meteorology
Application of Copulas to Tall Tower Wind Assessment
26 April 2012
1:15 PM
Mr. Fanxing Kong
Improving Weather Radar Moment Estimates in the Presence of Wind Turbine Clutter
25 April 2012
3:00 PM
Gary G. Yen
Oklahoma State University
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
CULTURAL-BASED PARTICLE SWARM OPTIMIZATION
FOR MULTIOBJECTIVE OPTIMIZATION
25 April 2012
11:00 AM
Lu Liu
CEES
Thesis Defense: Assessments and Projections of Regional Hydro-climatic Variability over the Southern U.S.: Potential Teleconnections with El Niño/Southern Oscillation
24 April 2012
3:30 PM
Patrick Marsh
School of Meteorology
National Severe Storms Laboratory
Tornado Warnings: Past, Present, and Future [video offsite link warning]
24 April 2012
1:00 PM
Rebecca Belobraydich
OU School of Meteorology
Thesis Defense: The Predictability of Supercells
23 April 2012
1:30 PM
Fuqiang Tian
Institue of Hydrology and Water Resources
Tsinghua University
Attributing streamflow decrease to variations in climate conditions and catchment properties across the Upper Han River basin, China
23 April 2012
1:30 PM
Guangheng Ni
Institue of Hydrology and Water Resources
Tsinghua University
Impacts of urbanization on local hydrometeorological variables —A case study in Beijing
23 April 2012
4:00 PM
Zbigniew Sorbjan
Department of Physics, Marquette University, Milwaukee
Gradient-based similarity theory of the stably stratified boundary layer
20 April 2012
1:00 PM
Dr. Hye-Mi Kim
School of Earth and Atmospheric Science
Georgia Institute of Technology
Student Lecture: TBA
20 April 2012
3:00 PM
Hye-Mi Kim
School of Earth and Atmospheric Science
Georgia Institute of Technology
Modulation of tropical cyclone activity by El Niño in a warming environment
19 April 2012
1:15 PM
Ms. Charlotte Wainwright
Atmospheric Radar Research Center
School of Meteorology
A Sodar Simulator Based Upon Large Eddy Simulation
18 April 2012
2:00 PM
Dr. Alan Thorpe
ECMWF
Student Lecture: The future of weather and climate science: a personal perspective
17 April 2012
3:30 PM
Alan J. Thorpe
Director-General
ECMWF
Reading, UK
********* Annual Tzvi Gal-Chen Lecture Series *********
Predicting the weather from days to a season ahead: developments at ECMWF
[video offsite link warning]
16 April 2012
3:00 PM
Matthew Kumjian
School of Meteorology
The Impact of Precipitation Processes on the Polarimetric Radar Variables
16 April 2012
4:00 PM
Chris Wilson
School of Meteorology
University of Oklahoma
Direct evaluation of temperature and velocity structure functions in the atmospheric convective boundary layer from large eddy simulation output
12 April 2012
1:15 PM
Lu Liu
Atmospheric Radar Research Center
School of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science
Assessments and Projections of Regional Hydro-climatic Variability over the Southern U.S.: Potential Teleconnections with El Niño/Southern Oscillation
10 April 2012
3:30 PM
Robert Hoffman
Institute for Human and Machine Cognition
Pensacola, FL
Meteorological Research and Development from the Perspective of Cognitive Systems Engineering [video offsite link warning]
06 April 2012
2:00 PM
Patrick Skinner
Texas Tech University
VORTEX2 Observations and Data Assimilation Experiments of the 18 May 2010 Dumas, Texas Supercell
04 April 2012
9:00 AM
Michael French
School of Meteorology
Mobile, Phased-Array, Doppler Radar Observations of Tornadoes at X band
29 March 2012
1:15 PM
Zac Flamig
Atmospheric Radar Research Center
School of Meteorology
Probabilistic Flood Prediction Using Ground-Based and Space-Based Sensors
26 March 2012
3:30 PM
Jagadish Shukla
Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Earth Sciences (AOES)
George Mason University (GMU)
Center for Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Studies (COLA)
Institute for Global Environment and Society (IGES)
It Is Necessary to Revolutionize Climate Prediction: Is It Possible? [video offsite link warning]
13 March 2012
3:30 PM
Matthew Kumjian
School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma
Fingerprinting precipitation processes with dual-polarization radar
06 March 2012
2:30 PM
Kazuo Saito
Meteorological Research Institute
Ibaraki, Japan
K-computer Project in Japan and Tokyo Metropolitan Area Convection Study [video offsite link warning]
05 March 2012
2:00 PM
Eiichi Sato
Researcher, Meteorological Research Institute
Japan Meteorological Agency
KU-band Radar Observations of Cumulonimbi in Tokyo Metropolitan Area Convection Study (TOMACS)
05 March 2012
2:00 PM
Dr. Yoshinori Yamado
Meteorological Research Institute
Japan Meteorological Agency
Characteristics of MUSCAT-derived Wind Fields and Introduction of Structures of Severe Convective Events in Japan Derived from Doppler Radar Observations
28 February 2012
2:30 PM
Gregory J. Hakim
Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington
Intrinsic Variability and Predictability of Numerically Simulated Tropical Cyclones [video offsite link warning]
24 February 2012
2:00 PM
Sean Waugh
School of Meteorology
THE “U-TUBE”: AN IMPROVED ASPIRATED TEMPERATURE SYSTEM FOR MOBILE METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS, ESPECIALLY IN SEVERE WEATHER
21 February 2012
3:30 PM
Michael French
School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma
Mobile, Phased-Array, Doppler Radar Observations of Tornadoes at X band
06 February 2012
4:00 PM
Open Discussion
Possible Future Directions for Boundary Layer Research in Norman, OK
02 February 2012
1:15 PM
Petar Bukovcic
Atmospheric Radar Research Center
School of Meteorology
A Winter Storm Transition Revealed With Polarimetric Radar and 2DVD Observations
27 January 2012
9:30 AM
Brian Golding
Deputy Director of Weather Science
Met Office, Exeter, UK
Current and Planned Numerical Weather Prediction in the UK Met Office
07 December 2011
3:00 PM
Jonty Hall
Center for Analysis and Prediction of Storms
School of Meteorology
Analysis of the Mesoscale Structure and Vortex Rossby Waves in High-Resolution Numerical Simulations of Typhoon Morakot [Thesis Defense]
06 December 2011
3:30 PM
Daphne LaDue
Center for Analysis and Prediction of Storms
How Meteorologists Learn to Forecast the Weather: Social Dimensions of Complex Learning
06 December 2011
8:30 AM
Robert Gottlieb
School of Meteorology
Using GIS to assess vulnerability to weather and climate hazards in the contiguous United States [Thesis Defense]
06 December 2011
12:30 PM
Nathan Snook
School of Meteorology
Assimilation of CASA and WSR-88D Radar Data For Tornadic Convective Storms using an Ensemble Kalman Filter and Applications in Probabilistic Ensemble Forecasting [Dissertation Defense]
05 December 2011
3:00 PM
Jonty Hall
Center for Analysis and Prediction of Storms and School of Meteorology
Analysis of the Mesoscale Structure and Vortex Rossby Waves in High-Resolution Numerical Simulations of Typhoon Morakot
02 December 2011
2:00 PM
Dr. Corey Potvin
National Severe Storms Laboratory
Part II of "Comparisons of kinematical retrievals within a simulated supercell: Dual-Doppler analysis vs. EnKF radar data assimilation"
01 December 2011
3:30 PM
Yoshi K. Sasaki, Matthew R. Kumjian and Bradley M. Isom
*** Special Seminar to be followed by a Reception hosted by the School of Meteorology ***
Entropic Balance Theory and Radar Observations for Prospective Tornado Data Assimilation
01 December 2011
1:15 PM
David Bodine
Atmospheric Radar Research Center
School of Meteorology
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Tornado Detection and Damage Severity Estimation Using S- and C-band Polarimetric Radar
30 November 2011
10:00 AM
Brian M. Argrow1
John Manobianco2

1Director Research and Engineering Center for Unmanned Vehicles, University of Colorado Boulder
2Founder and Chief Science Officer, Mano Nanotechnologies, Inc. Guilderland, NY
1The Tempest UAS: The VORTEX2 Supercell Thunderstorm Penetrator
2Micro and Nanotechnology-Enabled Environmental Sensing with Lagrangian Drifters
29 November 2011
3:30 PM
Paul Markowski
Department of Meteorology
Penn State University
The Goshen County, Wyoming, supercell (5 June 2009) intercepted by VORTEX2: Interesting evolution leading up to tornadogenesis
28 November 2011
3:30 PM
Mark A. Lander
Water and Environmental Research Institute of the western Pacific University of Guam
The startling collapse of global tropical cyclone activity (except in the Atlantic)
18 November 2011
2:00 PM
Dr. Corey Potvin
National Severe Storms Laboratory
Comparisons of kinematical retrievals within a simulated supercell: Dual-Doppler analysis vs. EnKF radar data assimilation
17 November 2011
10:00 AM
Pam Clarke and Dave Knapp
Battlefield Environment Division
U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL)
Adelphia, Maryland
Unmanned Aerial Systems and Environmental R&D for the U.S. Army
17 November 2011
1:15 PM
Mr. Humberto Vergara
Civil Engineering & Environmental Science
NOAA / NSSL
An Evaluation Study of Hydrological Data Assimilation with the Ensemble Kalman Filter for Improving Flood Prediction
15 November 2011
3:30 PM
William C. Skamarock
NCAR/NESL/MMM
Boulder, CO
Atmospheric Modeling using Global Variable-Resolution Voronoi Meshes
14 November 2011
10:00 AM
Robert Gottlieb
School of Meteorology
Using GIS to assess vulnerability to weather and climate hazards in the contiguous United States
04 November 2011
11:00 AM
David McLaughlin
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
********** SEMINAR CANCELLED **********
Beyond CASA research: challenges and technologies for practical realization of dense X-Band radar networks
04 November 2011
3:00 PM
Brian Bridges
School of Meteorology
Comparative Study of Mixed-Layer Depth Calculated from
Ceilometer, Sodar, and Radiosonde Data
03 November 2011
3:30 PM
Bjorn Stevens
Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
University of California Los Angeles
currently at
Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (Hamburg Germany)
*** Annual Tzvi Gal-Chen Lecture ***
The Cloud Conundrum – Climate Science's Greatest Challenge
03 November 2011
1:15 PM
Yinguang Li
Atmospheric Radar Research Center
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Scan-to-scan Correlation of Weather Radar Signals to Identify Ground Clutter
03 November 2011
12:00 PM
Brian Holland
School of Meteorology
Thesis Defense: Effects of sequential or simultaneous assimilation of observations and localization method on the performance of the ensemble Kalman filter
01 November 2011
3:30 PM
Michael Douglas
National Severe Storms Laboratory
Mapping global cloudiness from visible MODIS imagery: some new results
28 October 2011
3:00 PM
Brett Zielke
School of Meteorology
Obtaining High Density Ozone Measurements within the Planetary Boundary Layer using an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
27 October 2011
1:15 PM
Dr. Qing Cao
Atmospheric Radar Research Center
Spectrum-time Estimation and Processing (STEP) Algorithm for Improving Weather Radar Data Quality
25 October 2011
3:30 PM
Paul F. Schmit
Graduate Researcher
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
Princeton University
The breakdown of the fluid approximation in thermonuclear plasmas
21 October 2011
3:00 PM
Tim Bonin
School of Meteorology
Development and Use of the SMARTSonde as a Platform for Planetary Boundary Layer Research
20 October 2011
1:15 PM
Mr. Brad Isom
Atmospheric Radar Research Center
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Exercises in Engineering: The Atmospheric Imaging Radar
14 October 2011
2:00 PM
Brian Holland
OU School of Meteorology
Effects of serial or simultaneous assimilation of observations and localization methods on the performance of the ensemble Kalman filter
11 October 2011
3:30 PM
Sharan Majumdar
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
University of Miami
Ensemble forecasting and initial condition sensitivity for hurricanes
04 October 2011
3:30 PM
Reza Jafari
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Oklahoma State University
Modeling of Complex Dynamical Systems with Neural Networks
22 September 2011
1:00 PM
Mr. Fanxing Kong
Atmospheric Radar Research Center
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Wind Turbine Clutter Radar Signature Characterization by Means of Laboratory Scaled Measurements
22 September 2011
1:00 PM
Dr. Pierre-Emmanuel Kirstetter
Atmospheric Radar Research Center
NOAA/NSSL/CIMMS/CEES
Systematic Evaluation of NASA Precipitation Radar Estimates Using NOAA/NSSL National Mosaic QPE Products
20 September 2011
3:30 PM
Brian Fiedler
SOM
Annual Graduate Student Regulation Seminar
19 September 2011
3:00 PM
Charles Vörösmarty
Director Environmental Crossroads Initiative
The City University of New York
Global water crisis? Yes, and closer than you think
16 September 2011
3:00 PM
Xiaoming Hu
School of Meteorology
Center for Analysis and Prediction of Storms
University of Oklahoma
Uncertainties in planetary boundary layer schemes and current status of urban boundary layer simulations at OU
13 September 2011
3:30 PM
Suzanne Van Cooten and CI-FLOW Modeling Team
NOAA/National Severe Storms Laboratory
University of Oklahoma
The Coastal and Inland Flooding Observation and Warning (CI-FLOW) Project - Tracking the raindrop from the sky to the summit to the sea: Hurricane Irene 2011
09 September 2011
2:00 PM
Brian H Fiedler
OU School of Meteorology
The effect of a giant wind farm on precipitation in 62 years of WRF warm-season simulations
08 September 2011
2:00 PM
(Introduction by Alexander Ryzhkov)

Alexander Khain
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Microphysical mechanisms determining polarimetric radar signatures in hailstorms
08 September 2011
1:00 PM
Dr. Lesya Borowska
National Severe Storms Laboratory
Use of Ground Clutter to Monitor Polarimetric Radar Calibration
08 September 2011
1:00 PM
Mr. Wascal Bocangel
Atmospheric Radar Research Center
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
A Test of Cylindrical Polarimetric Array Configuration Using the Digital Array Radar
23 August 2011
3:30 PM
Dave Parsons
OU School of Meteorology
Welcome Back Seminar
11 August 2011
2:00 PM
Ricardo Reinoso Rondinel
ECE/SoM
Using Phased-Array Radar (Thesis Defense)
27 July 2011
2:00 PM
Sean Crowell
CIMMS
Estimation of Near Surface Wind Speeds in Tornadic Vortices
25 July 2011
9:00 AM
Aaron Gleason
OU School of Meteorology
Evaluation of National Weather Service forecast products using in situ observations in Oklahoma (Thesis Defense)
25 July 2011
7:45 AM
Jelena Andric
OU School of Meteorology
Microphysical properties of ice crystals growth revealed in polarimetric radar data (Thesis Defense)
25 July 2011
9:00 AM
Bryan Putnam
OU School of Meteorology
Retrieving Precipitation Microphysical State of Convective Storms Using Radar Data and the Ensemble Kalman Filter (Thesis Defense)
25 July 2011
2:00 PM
Tim Bonin
OU School of Meteorology
Development and Initial Applications of the SMARTSonde for Meteorological Research (Thesis Defense)
22 July 2011
9:00 AM
Aaron Johnson
OU School of Meteorology
Clustering analysis, verification and calibration of a convection-allowing ensemble forecast system (Thesis Defense)
22 July 2011
2:00 PM
Alex Schenkman
OU School of Meteorology
Center for Analysis and Prediction of Storms
Tornadogenesis in a Simulated Mesovortex
22 July 2011
2:00 PM
Alex Schenkman
SOM/CAPS
Tornadogenesis in a Simulated Mesovortex
15 July 2011
2:00 PM
Bryan Putnam
OU School of Meteorology
Retrieving Precipitation Microphysical State of Convective Storms Using Radar Data and the Ensemble Kalman Filter
13 July 2011
1:00 PM
Tim Bonin
OU School of Meteorology
Development and Initial Applications of the SMARTSonde for Meteorological Research
17 June 2011
2:00 PM
Derek Stratman
OU School of Meteorology
Using Traditional and Spatial Verification Methods to Evaluate Real-Time Model Forecasts of Convection
16 June 2011
2:00 PM
Jose Galvez
OU School of Meteorology
Role of the Urban Canopy on Turbulent Exchange with the Roughness Sub-Layer: An Observational Point of View (Dissertation Defense)
15 June 2011
3:30 PM
John Cintineo
OU School of Meteorology
An Objective Radar-Derived Hail Climatology for the Contiguous United States
14 June 2011
3:30 PM
Steven C Reising
Microwave Systems Laboratory
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO
Measurement of Water Vapor Density Variations with Fine-Scale Spatial and Temporal Resolution using a Network of Ground-Based, Compact Microwave Radiometers
07 June 2011
3:30 PM
Humberto C. Godinez
Applied Mathematics & Plasma Physics
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Ensemble Data Assimilation: Theory and Applications
02 June 2011
2:00 PM
Michele Galletti
NRC Postdoctoral Researcher
National Severe Storms Laboratory
Aspects of Polarimetric Phased Array Antennas
27 May 2011
10:00 AM
Nicholas A. Gasperoni
OU School of Meteorology / CAPS
Sensitivity of Convective Initiation and Prediction to Near-surface Moisture as Captured by Assimilating Radar Refractivity Measurements using ARPS 3DVAR (Thesis Defense)
27 May 2011
10:00 AM
Pierre Tabary
Weather Radar R&D, Head
MeteoFrance
Toulouse, France
The French operational radar network: past, present and future
23 May 2011
1:00 PM
Jennifer Newman
OU School of Meteorology
Range-Correcting Azimuthal Shear to Detect Tornadic Circulations in Doppler Radar Data (Thesis Defense)
23 May 2011
1:00 PM
Virginia Silvis
OU School of Meteorology
Links Between U.S. Hurricane-Tornadoes from North Atlantic Tropical Cyclones and Periodic Climate Oscillations (Thesis Defense)
12 May 2011
1:00 PM
Jennifer F. Newman
OU School of Meteorology/NSSL
Range-Correcting Azimuthal Shear to Detect Tornadic Circulations in Doppler Radar Data
10 May 2011
3:30 PM
Dave Turner
NOAA/National Severe Storms Laboratory
Radiative Heating in Underexplored Bands Campaign (RHUBC)
10 May 2011
3:15 PM
Stefanie Henry
OU School of Meteorology
An investigation of storm cell interaction using high resolution three-dimensional numerical simulations
09 May 2011
1:30 PM
Christopher Schwarz
OU School of Meteorology
Supercell Observations Obtained During VORTEX2 from the NOAA (NSSL) X-Band Polarized Mobile Weather Radar
06 May 2011
2:00 PM
Nate Snook
OU School of Meteorology
EnKF Analyses and Probabilistic Ensemble Forecasts of the 8-9 May 2007 Tornadic MCS
06 May 2011
2:00 PM
Yahya Rahmat-Samil
Distinguished Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering
University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Let Darwin and the Bees Help Improve your Designs:
Nature Inspired Optimization Techniques in Engineering
06 May 2011
4:00 PM
Virginia Silvis
OU School of Meteorology
LINKS BETWEEN U.S. HURRICANE-TORNADOES FROM NORTH ATLANTIC TROPICAL CYCLONES AND PERIODIC CLIMATE OSCILLATIONS (Thesis Defense)
05 May 2011
2:30 PM
Nicholas A. Gasperoni
OU School of Meteorology / CAPS
Sensitivity of Convective Initiation and Prediction to Near-surface Moisture as Captured by Assimilating Radar Refractivity Measurements using ARPS 3DVAR: OSSE Experiments
04 May 2011
12:30 PM
Guoqing Ge
OU School of Meteorology
ON THE FURTHER STUDIES OF SUITABLE STORM-SCALE 3DVAR DATA ASSIMILATION FOR THE PREDICTION OF TORNADIC THUNDERSTORMS (Dissertation Defense)
02 May 2011
12:30 PM
James M. Kurdzo
OU School of Meteorology
Objective Optimization of Weather Radar Networks Using a Genetic Algorithm (Thesis Defense)
29 April 2011
1:30 PM
Dr. Jeffrey Buler
Dept. of Entomology & Wildlife Ecology
University of Delaware
Approaches and Applications of Weather Surveillance Radar for Understanding Migratory Bird Ecology
29 April 2011
3:00 PM
Aaron Gleason
School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma
Evaluation of National Weather Service forecast products using in situ observations in Oklahoma
28 April 2011
1:00 PM
Daniel Betten
School of Meteorology/Atmospheric Radar Research Center
Observations of Low Level Mesocyclone Evolution using Trajectory Mapping Analyses
28 April 2011
2:30 PM
Matthew Van Den Broeke
OU School of Meteorology
Mesocyclone and Microphysical Evolution in Simulated Supercell Storms with Varying Wind and Moisture Profiles (Dissertation Defense)
27 April 2011
1:00 PM
Karen Braun
OU School of Meteorology
A Numerical Study of the Life Cycle of a Tornado Cyclone in a Simulated Supercell (Thesis Defense)
27 April 2011
1:30 PM
Anthony Brown
OU School of Meteorology
A Multi-sensor Analysis of Record of Gridded Precipitation Estimates for Oklahoma for the Month of May (Thesis Defense)
26 April 2011
1:00 PM
Rick Hluchan
OU School of Meteorology
10 February 2009 Tornadic Supercell Observed with Phased-Array Radar (Thesis Defense)
26 April 2011
3:30 PM
Aaron Johnson
OU School of Meteorology
Hierarchical cluster analysis of a convection-allowing ensemble during the Hazardous Weather Testbed 2009 Spring Experiment
25 April 2011
10:30 AM
Vivek Mahale
OU School of Meteorology
Analysis of Vortices in Severe Convective Storms Using CASA Polarimetric Doppler Radar Data
(Thesis Defense)
22 April 2011
2:00 PM
Guoqing Ge
OU School of Meteorology
A Study on Storm-scale 3DVAR with Diagnostic Pressure Equation as a Weak Constraint and the Applications to Tornadic Supercell Storms
21 April 2011
1:00 PM
Mr. Yinguang Li
Atmospheric Radar Research Center
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
A New Approach to Detect the Ground Clutter Spectra Mixed with Weather Spectra
21 April 2011
1:00 PM
Mr. Wascar Bocangel
Atmospheric Radar Research Center
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
A Study of Polarimetric Phased Arrays Using the Digital Array Radar
19 April 2011
3:30 PM
Greg Carbin
Storm Prediction Center
Norman, OK
Inside FEMA: My Four-month Assignment with the Masters of Disasters
15 April 2011
3:00 PM
Karen Braun
OU School of Meteorology
A Study of the Life Cycle of a Tornado Cyclone in a Simulated Supercell
15 April 2011
2:00 PM
Vivek Mahale
OU School of Meteorology
Analysis of Vortices in Severe Convective Storms Using CASA Polarimetric Doppler Radar Data
14 April 2011
1:00 PM
Adam J. Smith
Atmospheric Radar Research Center and School of Meteorology
Analyzing the Evolution of Heat Burst and Tornado Signatures Sampled by the National Weather Radar Testbed Phased-array Radar
14 April 2011
3:30 PM
Anthony Brown
OU School of Meteorology
A Multi-sensor Analysis of Record of Gridded Precipitation Estimates for Oklahoma for the Month of May
14 April 2011
1:30 PM
Heather M. Archambault
Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences
University at Albany, SUNY
Recurving Western North Pacific Tropical Cyclones as Precursors to Flow Reconfigurations and Extreme Weather Events over North America
12 April 2011
3:30 PM
Nicholas A. Engerer
School of Meteorology
University of Oklahoma
Simulating Photovoltaic Array Performance with Solar Radiation Observations from the Oklahoma Mesonet
08 April 2011
2:00 PM
Christopher Schwarz
OU School of Meteorology
Supercell Observations Obtained During VORTEX2 from the NOAA (NSSL) X-band Polarized Mobile Weather Radar
07 April 2011
1:00 PM
Ricardo Reinoso Rondinel
Atmospheric Radar Research Center
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Performance Evaluation of the Time Balance Scheduling Algorithm for Phased-Array Radar (PAR) Adaptive Weather Sensing
07 April 2011
1:00 PM
Dr. Lesya Borowska
National Severe Storms Laboratory
Monitoring Calibration of Polarimetric Weather Radar
29 March 2011
3:30 PM
Yadong Wang
CIMMS/NSSL
Norman, OK
Quantitative Precipitation Estimation Using C-band Dual-Polarization Radars in Typhoon System
25 March 2011
2:00 PM
Jose Galvez
OU School of Meteorology
Role of the urban canopy on turbulent exchange with the roughness sub-layer: an observational point of view
25 March 2011
3:00 PM
Steven M. Cavallo
NCAR, Boulder, CO
Tropopause-based cyclones over the Arctic
24 March 2011
1:00 PM
James Kurdzo
School of Meteorology
Objective Optimization of Weather Radar Networks using a Genetic Algorithm
15 March 2011
12:00 AM

No Seminar - Spring Break
10 March 2011
1:00 PM
Xiao Xiao
ARRC/School of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Statistical Analysis and Application of Spectral Polarimetric Variables
10 March 2011
3:30 PM
Adam J. Clark
NOAA/OAR/National Severe Storms Laboratory
Evaluation of convection-allowing ensembles: Case study of a severe weather outbreak associated with a mesoscale convective vortex and finding the optimal ensemble size.
09 March 2011
1:00 PM
Dr. David Karoly
University of Melbourne
The recent extreme weather in eastern Australia: A sign of climate change or the response to La Nina?
04 March 2011
4:00 PM
Sean Arms
School of Meteorology
Interactions between coherent structures and the urban canopy layer
25 February 2011
2:00 PM
Professor Alan Robock
Department of Environmental Sciences
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8551 USA
Smoke and Mirrors: Is Geoengineering a Solution to Global Warming?
24 February 2011
10:00 AM
Melissa Widhalm
National Drought Mitigation Center
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Developments in Drought Planning and Policy
24 February 2011
1:00 PM
Shaya Karimkashi
Atmospheric Radar Research Center
Pattern Synthesis for Cylindrical Polarimetric Phased Array Radar
16 February 2011
1:00 PM
Robin L. Tanamachi
CIMMS / School of Meteorology
Multiple cyclic tornado production modes in the 5 May 2007 Greensburg, Kansas supercell storm
15 February 2011
4:00 PM
Danny Scipion
ECE / School of Meteorology
(Dissertation Defense)
Characterization of the convective boundary layer through a combination of large-eddy simulations and a radar simulator
08 February 2011
3:30 PM
Manos Anagnostou
University of Connecticut
Flash Floods: Understanding the Runoff Generation Processes and the Use of Satellite-Rainfall in Hydrologic Simulations
10 December 2010
2:00 PM
Chad Shafer
OU School of Meteorology
On the Limitations of Discriminating Outbreaks of Severe Convection Part II: Diagnosing Major Severe Weather Outbreak
09 December 2010
9:00 AM
Curtis Alexander
OU School of Meteorology
A MOBILE RADAR BASED CLIMATOLOGY OF SUPERCELL TORNADO
STRUCTURES AND DYNAMICS
07 December 2010
3:30 PM
Yang Hong
School of Civil Engineering and Environmental Sciences, University of Oklahoma
Atmospheric Radar Research Center, National Weather Center 4614, Norman, OK 73072
Radar and Satellite Remote Sensing for Global and Regional Hydrologic Prediction
06 December 2010
4:00 PM
Alan Shapiro, Bryan Burkholder and Evgeni Fedorovich
OU School of Meteorology
Katabatic flow over a differentially cooled slope
06 December 2010
11:30 AM
Robin L Tanamachi
CIMMS/School of Meteorology
Multiple cyclic tornado production modes in the 5 May 2007 Greensburg, Kansas supercell storm
03 December 2010
2:00 PM
Dr. Fanyou Kong
Senior Research Scientist, CAPS
Storm-Scale Ensemble Forecast Study
02 December 2010
1:00 PM
Jelena Andric
OU School of Meteorology
Microphysical properties of ice crystals growth revealed in polarimetric radar data
01 December 2010
3:00 PM
Chad Shafer
OU School of Meteorology
On the Limitations of Discriminating Outbreaks of Severe Convection
30 November 2010
3:30 PM
Kyle Pickens
OU School of Meteorology
Quantitative Precipitation Estimates in Complex Terrain
30 November 2010
10:00 AM
Amy Harless
OU School of Meteorology
A Report-Based Verification Study of the 2008 CAPS Storm-Scale Ensemble Forecasts for Severe Convective Weather

19 November 2010
10:00 AM
Jeffrey Makowski
OU School of Meteorology
Total Lightning Characteristics in Mesoscale Convective Systems
19 November 2010
2:00 PM
Chad Shafer
OU School of Meteorology
On the Limitations of Discriminating Outbreaks of Severe Convection Part I: Ranking and Classifying Severe Weather Outbreaks
18 November 2010
1:00 PM
Dr. Jerry Brotzge
Center for Analysis and Prediction of Storms
Designing the Next National Radar Observing System:
The Benefits & Costs of Low-Level Scanning
15 November 2010
3:30 PM
Molly E. Brown
Research Scientist
Biospheric Sciences Branch
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20171
molly.brown@nasa.gov
Droughts and Decision Making in Famine Early Warning Systems:
The Role of Earth Science Data
15 November 2010
4:00 PM
prof.dr. A.M.J. van Eijk and dr. M. van Iersel
Atmospheric propagation measurements in False Bay, South Africa
12 November 2010
2:00 PM
Dr. Richard L. Carpenter, Jr.
Weather Decision Technologies, Inc.
Ten Years of NWP at WDT
09 November 2010
3:30 PM
Dr. Dave Parsons (Director for the OU School of Meteorology)
Mike Eilts (President and Chief Executive Officer, WDT)
Dr. Russ Schneider (Director of the Storm Prediction Center)
Dr. Kevin Kloesel (Associate Dean for Public Service & Outreach at OU)
Presented by Central OK Chapter of the AMS (COCAMS)
The Future of Weather Research and Operations: A Q&A Panel Discussion
08 November 2010
4:00 PM
David D. Turner
National Severe Storms Laboratory / NOAA
Raman lidar observations of water vapor mixing ratio turbulence profiles in the convective boundary layer
05 November 2010
2:30 PM
Amy R. Harless
NOAA/NWS Storm Prediction Center, Norman, OK
OU School of Meteorology
Report and Feature-based Verification Study of the CAPS 2008 Storm-Scale Ensemble Forecasts for Severe Convective Weather
04 November 2010
9:00 AM
Tom Hamill
NOAA/ESRL
Statistical Post-Processing of Ensemble Weather Predictions
02 November 2010
3:30 PM
Student Affairs Committee
School of Meteorology
University of Oklahoma
How to Experience a Successful Conference
01 November 2010
4:00 PM
Richard McKay
Meteorological Products Manager
Bristol Industrial Research & Associates Limited
Bristol, UK
An inside perspective on meteorological instrumentation; some advantages and disadvantages of various measurement concepts to consider for boundary layer and in-situ measurement work.
29 October 2010
2:00 PM
Bim Wood
National Severe Storms Laboratory
A New Parametric Model of Vortex Tangential-Wind Profiles:
Development, Testing and Verification
27 October 2010
3:30 PM
Karen Braun
School of Meteorology
University of Oklahoma
********POSTPONED TO A LATER DATE*********
26 October 2010
3:30 PM
Alexandre Fierro
Space and Remote Sensing Group and The Earth and Environmental Sciences Division
Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM
LASA observations and high-resolution simulation of total lightning during the rapid intensification of Hurricane Rita
25 October 2010
4:00 PM
Andrey A. Grachev
NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory
Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences
University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado
Turbulent Fluxes over Oceans, Land and Arctic Sea Ice: Measurements, Theory, and Interpretation
22 October 2010
2:00 PM
Jili Dong
Center for Analysis and Prediction of Storms
University of Oklahoma
Assimilation of Coastal WSR-88D Radar Observations with Ensemble Kalman Filter for Analysis and Forecast of Hurricane
19 October 2010
2:30 PM
Ayano Ueki
Univ. of Tsukuba, Japan
Numerical simulation of supercell tornadogenesis
18 October 2010
1:00 PM
Kenichi Simose
Meteorological Research Institute
Japan Meteorological Agency
Low-level Misocyclones Associated with Winter Convective Cells Observed by the Shonai Area Railroad Weather Project
18 October 2010
4:00 PM
Prof. Evyatar Erell
Desert Architecture and Urban Planning,
Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research,
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Weather data – are users getting what they really need?

Simulating urban microclimate for building design
14 October 2010
1:00 PM
Feng Nai
Atmospheric Radar Research Center
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Oklahoma
Wind Turbine Clutter Mitigation Using Range-Doppler Domain Signal Processing Method
28 September 2010
3:30 PM
Lisa Vitols
Meteorological Service of Canada
Environment Canada
British Columbia, Canada
Learnings from Social Science in the Meteorological Service of Canada
21 September 2010
3:30 PM
Don Rodgers
Graduate College
University of Oklahoma
Annual Graduate Student Seminar
14 September 2010
3:30 PM
Alicia J. Knoedler
Director, Center for Research Program Development and Enrichment
University of Oklahoma
Understanding the Competitive Research Funding Landscape: New Resources at OU
07 September 2010
3:00 PM
Mike Smith
CEO/Founder
WeatherData Services, Inc.
Wichita, KS
*** Book signing from 3:00-3:30; seminar immediately follows***
Miracle at Greensburg: the story of How the Meteorological Profession Saved 200 Lives That Terrible Evening
27 August 2010
9:00 AM
David Schultz
The University of Manchester, UK
University of Helsinki and Finnish Meteorological Institute
Eloquent Science Workshop
26 August 2010
2:30 PM
David Schultz
The University of Manchester, UK
University of Helsinki and Finnish Meteorological Institute
Things your professor taught you that were wrong
24 August 2010
3:30 PM
Dave Parsons (and others)
Director, School of Meteorology
University of Oklahoma
Welcome Back Seminar
20 August 2010
12:00 PM
Petr Chylek
Space and Remote Sensing Group
Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM
Recent Arctic Warming: Carbon Dioxide or Multi-Decadal Climate Variability?
17 August 2010
3:30 PM
NO SEMINAR
Reception Welcoming Dr. David Parsons
03 August 2010
3:30 PM
Kevin Widener and Nitin Bharadwaj
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA
Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Cloud and Precipitation Radar Infrastructure
13 July 2010
3:30 PM
Eyal Amitai
Chapman University and NASA/GSFC
Verification of NASA's Precipitation Products Using NOAA NMQ
13 July 2010
9:00 AM
Elaine S. Godfrey
School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma
A Synoptic and Dynamic Climatology of Heavy Midlatitude Rainfall:
Trends Across the United States from 1950–2009
01 July 2010
12:00 PM
Amanda J. Schroeder


School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma
Oklahoma Climatological Survey
SoM THESIS DEFENSE
A Quantitative Description of the Oklahoma City Urban Heat Island
01 July 2010
2:30 PM
Todd Kluber
School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma
An observational and numerical study of an intense warm front over Oklahoma
29 June 2010
3:30 PM
Patrick Hyland
School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma
An Investigation of the Time Interval between First Radar Echoes and First VHF Radiation Source Locations as an Indicator of Future Storm Intensity
16 June 2010
10:00 AM
Thomas Jones
University of Alabama,
Huntsville, AL
Satellite derived aerosol radiative effects
16 June 2010
4:00 PM
Ryan Torn
Univ. at Albany-SUNY
Real-time mesoscale ensemble data assimilation for Atlantic TC
15 June 2010
9:45 AM
David A. Robinson
Candidate, Oklahoma Climatological Survey Directorship
Fulfilling Oklahoma’s Climate Services Needs:
A Vision for the Years Ahead
10 June 2010
10:30 AM
Joseph Picca
School of Meteorology
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Polarimetric Radar Analysis of Hail and Convective Storms at S and C Bands
08 June 2010
4:00 PM
Russ Schumacher
Department of Atmospheric Sciences
Texas A&M University
Heavy rainfall associated with long-lived continental vortices
01 June 2010
3:30 PM

NO SEMINAR - Weathernews Chair reception
25 May 2010
3:30 PM
Mike Eilts
President/CEO
Weather Decision Technologies
Norman, OK
WDT - Looking Back on 10 Years
20 May 2010
3:30 PM
Tiffani Wilke
School of Meteorology
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
6th and 7th grade Oklahoman students’ perceptions and attitudes of meteorologists and the field of meteorology
18 May 2010
4:00 PM
Thomas M. Hamill
NOAA Earth System Research Lab, Physical Sciences Division
Boulder, CO
Global ensemble predictions of 2009's tropical cyclones initialized with an ensemble Kalman filter
06 May 2010
1:00 PM
Dan Michaud
Atmospheric Radar Research Center
School of Meteorology
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Validation of Radar-derived Refractivity – Sources of Bias and Error
05 May 2010
1:00 PM
Nicholas Biermann
School of Meteorology
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
SoM THESIS DEFENSE
Lightning Characteristics and Convective Evolution of 19 June 2004 TELEX MCS

29 April 2010
1:00 PM
Kristin M. Kuhlman
School of Meteorology
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
SoM DISSERTATION DEFENSE
Evolution of charge and lightning throughout an observed and simulated supercell storm
28 April 2010
1:00 PM
Andrew Taylor
School of Meteorology
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
SoM DISSERTATION DEFENSE
Ensemble Kalman Filter Data Assimilation in the Presence of Large Model Error
27 April 2010
3:30 PM
Adam Clark
NOAA/NSSL
Predictability Associated with Convection-allowing and Convection-parameterizing Forecasts
23 April 2010
1:30 PM
Andrew Taylor
School of Meteorology
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Ensemble Kalman Filter Data Assimilation in the Presence of Large Model Error
21 April 2010
1:00 PM
Renee Curry
School of Meteorology
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
SoM THESIS DEFENSE
Dual-Doppler Analysis of Hurricane Isabel (2003) At Landfall
20 April 2010
3:30 PM
Greg Tripoli
University of Wisconsin, Madison
The genesis and maintenance of a tornadic vortex as revealed by a numerical cloud model built on principles of dynamical and thermodynamical integral constraints
20 April 2010
2:30 PM
Owen Shieh
School of Meteorology
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
The Structure and Evolution of a Supercell in a High-Resolution Hurricane Numerical Simulation
19 April 2010
11:00 AM
Greg Tripoli
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Numerical methods for highly non linear flows: Using integral constraints to make chaotic systems behave
15 April 2010
3:30 PM
Stephen Mullens
School of Meteorology
Quantifying Uncertainty of Rain Gauge Observations
15 April 2010
1:00 PM
James M. Kurdzo
Atmospheric Radar Research Center
School of Meteorology
University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Optimization of a multi-band, multi-mission phased array radar network in the USA using a genetic algorithm
15 April 2010
1:30 PM
Timothy A. Bonin
Atmospheric Radar Research Center
School of Meteorology
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
The SMARTSonde Project
15 April 2010
9:00 AM
Angelyn Kolodziej
NOAA/National Severe Storms Laboratory
School of Meteorology
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
SoM THESIS DEFENSE
Development of an automated storm classification system for probabilistic hazard nowcasts
14 April 2010
3:30 PM
Morris L. Weisman
NCAR/MMM
Boulder, CO
The 8 May 2009 "Super Derecho": Analysis of the 3 km WRF-ARW realtime forecast
13 April 2010
3:30 PM
Mike Coniglioa and Steve Corfidib
aNOAA/National Severe Storms Laboratory
bStorm Prediction Center
Norman, OK
A Case Study of the 8 May 2009 Derecho
08 April 2010
1:00 PM
Xiaojian Xu
School of Electronics and Information Engineering
Beihang University, BeiJing, China
Radar Phenomenology in SAR Image Understanding
06 April 2010
3:30 PM
Prafulla Pokhrel
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ
Can watershed physical properties and spatial rainfall characteristics be inferred from a time series of basin-integrated runoff?
05 April 2010
3:30 PM
Christopher Weiss
Texas Tech University
The fine-scale resolution of pre-convective and storm-generated boundaries: Implications for forecasting of convection initiation and storm evolution
02 April 2010
10:30 AM
Stephan Smith
Meteorological Development Lab
Office of Science and Technology
National Weather Service
The Impact of NWS Weather Forecast Office Culture on Tornado Warning Performance
01 April 2010
1:00 PM
Renee Curry
School of Meteorology
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Kinematic Analysis of Hurricane Isabel (2003) At Landfall
01 April 2010
4:30 PM
Richard Lam
School of Meteorology
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Anomalous Weather Patterns Associated with Extreme Temperatures during summer and winter in Southeast Alaska
01 April 2010
3:30 PM
David Turner
University of Wisconsin-Madison
What can we learn from observations of downwelling infrared radiance spectra?
29 March 2010
4:00 PM
Anita Nallapareddy
OU School of Meteorology
A Climatology of Nocturnal Warming Episodes during Cold Front Passages through Oklahoma
25 March 2010
1:00 PM
Angelyn Kolodziej
NOAA/National Severe Storms Laboratory, Norman, OK
Development of an automated storm classification system for probabilistic hazard nowcasts
24 March 2010
3:30 PM
Warren M. Washington
National Center for Atmospheric Research
Boulder, CO
20th and 21st Century Climate Change: Computer Modeling, Societal Impacts, and Environmental Justice
23 March 2010
3:30 PM
Warren M. Washington
National Center for Atmospheric Research
Boulder, CO
*** 2010 Tzi Gal-Chen Memorial Lecture ***
Present and Future of Computer Modeling of Earth’s Climate System
16 March 2010
3:30 PM
John Hallett
Desert Research Institute
Reno, NV
Characterization of a Changing Moisture Climate
03 March 2010
10:00 AM
Sheldon Drobot
Scientific Program Manager for the Weather Systems and Assessment Program (WSAP)
NCAR Research Applications Lab
Boulder, Colorado
Aware Today, Alive Tomorrow: The promise of using passenger vehicles in the warning process
02 March 2010
3:30 PM
David Kitzmiller
NOAA/NWS/Office of Hydrologic Development
Silver Spring, MD
Merging Extrapolative and Physical Model Forecasts for Short-Range QPF
18 February 2010
1:00 PM
Beatriz Gallardo
Ph.D. candidate, Electrical Engineering
The Polytechnic University of Madrid
Detection and Mitigation of Wind Turbine Clutter for the Spanish Weather Radar Network
11 February 2010
1:00 PM
Thomas H. Kunz
Center for Ecology and Conservation Biology
Department of Biology
Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts
Aeroecology: Probing and Modeling the Aerosphere
12 January 2010
3:30 PM
Jonathan J. Gourley
NOAA/National Severe Storms Laboratory
The State of the NWC Seminar Series: A Forum Discussion
11 December 2009
2:00 PM
Lou Wicker
National Severe Storms Laboratory, Norman, OK
Single-Doppler EnKF retrieval of the 29 May 2004 OKC supercell: Comparisons with dual-Doppler analyses
10 December 2009
8:00 AM
Petar Bukovic
School of Meteorology
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
SoM THESIS DEFENSE
A study of precipitation microphysics using polarimetric radar and disdrometer measurements
10 December 2009
12:00 PM
Samuel Mbainayel
CIMMS
School of Meteorology, The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Characteristics and Mechanisms of Dust Production During Bodélé Dust Experiement (BodEx 2005)
04 December 2009
3:00 PM
Robert Fritchie
School of Meteorology
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
SoM THESIS DEFENSE
Detection of Hazardous Weather Phenomena Using Data Assimilation Techniques
04 December 2009
2:00 PM
Ryan Sobash
School of Meteorology
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Extracting Probabilistic Severe Thunderstorm Guidance from Convection-allowing Model Forecasts
03 December 2009
3:30 PM
Marcia Politovich
Deputy Director for Science, Aviation Applications Program, NCAR Research Applications Lab
Boulder, CO
Inflight Icing as a Forecasting Problem
03 December 2009
1:00 PM
Joey Picca
School of Meteorology
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Polarimetric signatures of developing and melting hail at S band: Detection and short-term
24 November 2009
3:30 PM
Petar Bukovcic
School of Meteorology
A study of precipitation microphysics using polarimetric radar and disdrometer measurements
19 November 2009
1:00 PM
William Chappell
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN
Digital Array Radar for Low Cost Phased Arrays
17 November 2009
3:30 PM
NO SEMINAR - Conference room reserved for MPAR Symposium
09 November 2009
4:00 PM
Lindsay M. Tardif
Oklahoma Climatological Survey
University of Oklahoma
Quantifying the Spatial and Temporal Variability of the Evaporative Fraction, Evaporation, and Soil Moisture During a Period of Historic Precipitation
05 November 2009
11:30 AM
Gabe Garfield
School of Meteorology
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
THESIS DEFENSE
An Assessment of the Impact of Turbulence Parameterizations at
High Reynolds Numbers on an Axisymmetric Tornado Model
03 November 2009
3:30 PM
NO SEMINAR - Conference room reserved for MPAR Symposium
03 November 2009
9:00 AM
Kenta Hood
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
School of Meteorology
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
THESIS DEFENSE
Automatic Detection of Wind Turbine Clutter for Weather Radar
30 October 2009
2:00 PM
Robin Tanamachi
School of Meteorology
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Numerical simulation of a cyclic tornadic thunderstorm augmented by assimilation of mobile Doppler radar data
30 October 2009
10:00 AM
Charlotte Wainwright
School of Meteorology
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Impact of a Diagnostic Droplet Size Distribution Parameter Relation on Convective Storm Forecasts
29 October 2009
8:00 AM
Yinguang Li
School of Meteorology
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
SoM/ECE THESIS DEFENSE
Crossbeam Wind Measurements using the Sum and Difference Signals from the NWRT
27 October 2009
3:30 PM
Jonathan J. Gourley
NOAA/National Severe Storms Laboratory
Impacts of Polarimetric Radar Observations on Hydrologic Simulation
26 October 2009
1:00 PM
Teng Long
Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China
Introduction to Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT) and Research Activities in the School of Information and Electronics
23 October 2009
2:00 PM
Antonio Stanesic
Croatian Hydrological and Meteorological Service (DHMZ)
NWP in the Croatian Hydrological and Meteorological Service
21 October 2009
4:00 PM
Stephen Luby
University of Oklahoma International Water Prize Winner
International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh
Front Line of the Global Water Crisis: Efforts to Secure Safe Water in High Need Communities
20 October 2009
3:30 PM
Jian Zhang
NOAA/National Severe Storms Laboratory
The NOAA/NSSL Q2 (the Next-Generation Multi-sensor QPE) System and Products
19 October 2009
4:00 PM
Amanda J. Schroeder
Oklahoma Climatological Survey
The University of Oklahoma
Challenges Associated with Classifying Urban Meteorological Stations: The Oklahoma City Micronet Example
15 October 2009
1:00 PM
Qing Cao
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
OBSERVATIONAL STUDY OF RAIN MICROPHYSICS AND RAIN RETRIEVAL USING POLARIMETRIC RADAR DATA
15 October 2009
10:00 AM
Charlotte Wainwright
School of Meteorology
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Impact of a Diagnostic Droplet Size Distribution Parameter Relation on Convective Storm Forecasts
05 October 2009
3:30 PM
Yoshi Sasaki
George Lynn Cross Research Professor Emeritus
School of Meteorology
University of Oklahoma
Wrap-Around (Nonlinear) Mechanism for Tornadogenesis
02 October 2009
2:00 PM
Kenneth A. Blumenfeld
Research Associate, University of Minnesota
Lecturer, University of Wisconsin-Platteville
Using a High-Density Rain Gauge Network to Estimate Extreme
Rainfall Frequencies in Minnesota
02 October 2009
10:00 AM
AMS Radar Conference Practice Session
B. L. Cheong
OU ARRC
Single-scan Radar Refractivity Retrieval (SR3): Theory and Simulation
02 October 2009
10:15 AM
AMS Radar Conference Practice Session
David Bodine
OU ARRC
A New Frontier for Mobile Weather Radar—The Atmospheric Imaging Radar: meteorological implications and requirements
02 October 2009
10:30 AM
AMS Radar Conference Practice Session
Nicholas Gasperoni
OU CAPS
Low-level moisture analysis from refractivity data derived from a network of S-band and X-band Radars using ARPS 3DVAR
02 October 2009
10:45 AM
AMS Radar Conference Practice Session
B. M. Isom
OU ARRC
A new frontier for mobile radar—the Atmospheric Imaging Radar: design specifications and experimental functionality
02 October 2009
11:00 AM
AMS Radar Conference Practice Session
Danny E. Scipion
OU ARRC
Turbulence kinetic energy and dissipation rate estimated from a virtual wind profiler and verified through large-eddy simulations
02 October 2009
11:15 AM
AMS Radar Conference Practice Session
Jessica M. Erlingis
OU CIMMS and NOAA/NSSL
Evaluating the Tool used to Issue Flash Flood Warnings in the US
01 October 2009
1:00 PM
Ben Root
Atmospheric Radar Research Center, Norman, OK
Analysis and Improvements to the WSR-88D Storm Cell Tracking Algorithm
01 October 2009
1:00 PM
Ben Root
Atmospheric Research Center, Norman, OK
Utilizing Computer Technology to Augment Research - An Introduction to Zotero
28 September 2009
4:00 PM
Matthew J. Haugland
NanoWeather Inc.
The Uncoupled Surface Layer Model
22 September 2009
3:30 PM
David D. Turner
Assistant Professor, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Department
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Profiling the Boundary Layer at the ARM Sites
17 September 2009
1:00 PM
Kenta Hood
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Automatic Detection of Wind Turbine Clutter for Weather Radar
15 September 2009
3:30 PM
Valliappa Lakshmanan
CIMMS/U. Oklahoma & NOAA/National Severe Storms Laboratory
A Gaussian Mixture Model Approach to Forecast Verification
08 September 2009
3:30 PM
Isidora Jankov
Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere, Colorado State University
Affiliated with NOAA/ESRL/Global Systems Division
Boulder, CO
An overview of mesoscale modeling research during NOAA's Hydrometeorological Testbed Experiment
03 September 2009
1:00 PM
Jerry Crain
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
ECE Minor, A Depth of Study Opportunity
01 September 2009
3:30 PM
Don Rogers, Fred Carr, Celia Jones, Dan Kemp
SoM Graduate Student Orientation
25 August 2009
3:30 PM
Fred Carr (+ invited guests)
Director, School of Meteorology
University of Oklahoma, OK
School of Meteorology’s
WELCOME BACK SEMINAR
18 August 2009
3:30 PM
Mohammed Tahanout
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering, UMMTO University (Algeria)
Research Scientist at the Image and Radiation Signal Processing Laboratory, USTHB University (Algeria)
PHD Student at Meteo-France and Grenoble I University (France)
Innovative techniques on the French weather radar network
13 August 2009
3:30 PM
Francisco J. Tapiador
Ramón y Cajal Senior Scientist
University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM)
Toledo, Spain
The Spanish contribution to the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Mission and related research
11 August 2009
3:30 PM
David Novak
Science and Operations Officer
NOAA/NWS Hydrometeorological Prediction Center, Camp Springs, Maryland
The Hydrometeorological Prediction Center: Activities, Plans, and Research Needs
04 August 2009
3:30 PM
Timothy A. Coleman
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
External Mesoscale Factors Affecting Mesocyclones and Tornadoes
30 July 2009
9:00 AM
NWC REU Students
REU Final Presentations
28 July 2009
12:30 PM
Lei Lei
ECE/SoM THESIS DEFENSE:
SIMULATIONS AND PROCESSING OF POLARIMETRIC RADAR SIGNALS BASED ON NUMERICAL WEATHER PREDICTION MODEL OUTPUT
27 July 2009
9:30 AM
Kevin Goebbert
SoM DISSERTATION DEFENSE
Northwest Australian Tropical Cyclones: Variability and Seasonal Prediction
21 July 2009
1:30 PM
2009 NOAA Hollings Students
2009 Hollings Student Presentations

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20 July 2009
6:00 PM
Terra Thompson
SoM THESIS DEFENSE

14 July 2009
3:30 PM
Matthew Kumjian
School of Meteorology
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Dual-Polarization Radar: Principles and Applications
09 July 2009
3:00 PM
David Buckey
SoM THESIS DEFENSE
A Climatology and Experimental Automated Probabilistic Lightning Forecasts for Alaska
07 July 2009
3:30 PM
Dan J. Rusk
Site Operations Manager, SGP
An Introduction to the Department of Energy’s Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) program - the Southern Great Plains (SGP) Site and its Instrumentation
30 June 2009
3:30 PM
Daniel Vila
Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center, College Park, University of Maryland
Some Improvements of Microwave Satellite-based Rainfall Estimation Methods
30 June 2009
4:00 PM
Mark Shafer
Oklahoma Climatological Survey
Knowledge and Action: The Role of Social Sciences
16 June 2009
3:30 PM
Pamela Heinselman
NOAA/National Severe Storms Laboratory
2009 Phased Array Radar Innovative Sensing Experiment
16 June 2009
3:30 PM
Kevin Kloesel
School of Meteorology
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
The CASA Project
02 June 2009
3:30 PM
Harold Brooks
NOAA/National Severe Storms Laboratory, Norman, OK
Climate Change and Severe Thunderstorms
22 May 2009
10:30 AM
Thomas J. Galarneau, Jr.
Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences
University at Albany/SUNY
Albany, NY
Life-Cycle of Tropical Storm Erin (2007): Genesis, Postlandfall Reintensification, and Widespread Heavy Rainfall
18 May 2009
4:00 PM
Bryan Burkholder
School of Meteorology
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Evaluating Subgrid-Scale Closures for Large-Eddy Simulation of Turbulent Katabatic Flow
14 May 2009
1:00 PM
Daniel Michaud
School of Meteorology
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Atmospheric Radar Research Center, Norman, OK
Error Analysis and a Future Phase Quality Control Algorithm for Radar-derived Refractivity Measurements
12 May 2009
3:30 PM
David Karoly
School of Earth Sciences
University of Melbourne, Australia
The recent bushfires and extreme heat wave in south-east Australia: Links to climate change?
08 May 2009
2:00 PM
David Buckley
School of Meteorology
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
A Climatology and Experimental Automated Probabilistic Lightning Forecasts for Alaska
08 May 2009
3:15 PM
David Parsons
Chief, World Weather Research Division World Meteorological Organization
Recent Results and Future Directions of the World Weather Research Program including THORPEX
07 May 2009
12:00 PM
Kevin Goebbert
School of Meteorology
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Northwest Australian Tropical Cyclones: Variability and Seasonal Prediction
05 May 2009
3:30 PM
David Grimes
TAMSAT Project, Dept of Meteorology, University of Reading, UK
The rain in the main falls uncertainly on the grain
01 May 2009
2:00 PM
Terra Thompson
School of Meteorology
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Assimilation of Phased Array Radar Data for the Analysis of the 29 May 2004 Oklahoma City Supercell
01 May 2009
3:30 PM
Michael Biggerstaff
School of Meteorology
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Evolution of the 29 May 2004 tornadic supercell thunderstorm
29 April 2009
2:00 PM
David Dowell
National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO
Thunderstorm Simulations Verified with Dual-Polarization, Dual-Doppler Radar Data and Total-Lightning Observations
28 April 2009
3:30 PM
NO SEMINAR - Conference room reserved
28 April 2009
3:30 PM
Melissa Bukovsky
School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
A regional modeling study of climate change impacts on warm-season precipitation in the U.S.
24 April 2009
2:00 PM
Michael Douglas
NOAA/National Severe Storms Laboratory
Testing a new radiosonde system and implications for future field programs and operational activities
21 April 2009
3:30 PM
Sean Luchs
School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
A Study of Winter Precipitation Microphysics Based on Polarimetric Radar and Video Disdrometer Observations in Central Oklahoma
20 April 2009
4:00 PM
Alan Shapiro and Evgeni Fedorovich
School of Meteorology
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Nocturnal low-level jet over a shallow slope
17 April 2009
2:00 PM
Kristin Kuhlman
School of Meteorology
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
NOAA/National Severe Storms Laboratory
The 29 May 2004 Supercell: Lightning Initiation and Evolution -- Observed and Simulated
14 April 2009
10:30 AM
Stan Benjamin
NOAA/Earth System Research Laboratory, Global Systems Division, Boulder, CO
The Latest in Rapid Updating NWP: Radar Reflectivity Assimilation in RUC/RR, Transition from RUC to Rapid Refresh, and the 3km HRRR nest inside the RUC/RR
10 April 2009
2:00 PM
Lou Wicker and Don Burgess
NOAA/National Severe Storms Laboratory
CIMMS, Norman, OK
April 10, 1979: A Look Back
09 April 2009
1:00 PM
John Meier
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Atmospheric Radar Research Center
Digital Radar Receiver Design Based on Highly Efficient Bandpass Sampling FPGA Architecture
07 April 2009
3:30 PM
Peter P. Sullivan
Mesoscale and Microscale Meteorology Division
National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO
HIGH RESOLUTION SIMULATIONS AND OBSERVATIONS OF ATMOSPHERIC BOUNDARY LAYERS
06 April 2009
3:30 PM
Richard D. Clark
Department of Earth Sciences
Millersville University
Millersville, PA
The Effects of Local and Regional Scale Circulations on Air Quality and Particulates in the Mid-Atlantic Region
03 April 2009
2:00 PM
Daniel T. Dawson II
School of Meteorology
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
CAPS Graduate Research Assistant
The Impact of Single- and Multi-moment Microphysics on Numerical Simulations of Supercells and Tornadoes of the 3 May 1999 Oklahoma Tornado Outbreak
31 March 2009
3:00 PM
Annual Tzvi Gal-Chen Memorial Lecture Series Presents:
Eugenia Kalnay

Distinguished University Professor
Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science
University of Maryland
Ensemble Kalman Filter: Status and New Ideas
30 March 2009
3:30 PM
Celine Lutoff
Université Joseph Fourier
Institut de Géographie Alpine, Grenoble, France
Spatio-temporal approach for understanding social adaptation during flash floods
27 March 2009
3:30 PM
Amanda Kis
School of Meteorology
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Some Challenges in Tornadogenesis Research
26 March 2009
1:00 PM
Danny Scipion
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Atmospheric Radar Research Center
Effects of horizontal shear of vertical velocity in DBS and SA mean wind estimates revealed by a combination of LES and virtual radar
26 March 2009
1:00 PM
Ricardo Reinoso Rondinel and Tian-You Yu
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Atmospheric Radar Research Center
Scheduling on the Phased-Array Weather Radar for Adapting Sensing Using Time Balance
25 March 2009
2:00 PM
Rebekah LaBar
School of Meteorology
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Electrical Properties of an Asymmetric Mesoscale Convective System on 4 June 2003
24 March 2009
3:30 PM
NO SEMINAR - OCS CLIMATE WORKSHOP
17 March 2009
3:30 PM
NO SEMINAR - OU SPRING BREAK
12 March 2009
1:00 PM
Zhengzheng Li
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering,
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Knowledge-base Development, Application and Simulation for Airborne Hazard Monitoring Radar
12 March 2009
1:00 PM
Lei Lei
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Simulations and Processing of Polarimetric Radar Signals Based on Numerical Weather Prediction Model Output
12 March 2009
1:00 PM
Harold Brooks
NOAA/National Severe Storms Laboratory, Norman, OK
Climate Change and Severe Thunderstorms
09 March 2009
4:00 PM
Petra M. Klein
School of Meteorology
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Variability of Surface Air Temperature at the Lake Thunderbird Micronet
06 March 2009
2:00 PM
Robert Fritchie
Weather Decision Technologies (WDT), Norman, OK
Detection of Hazardous Weather Phenomena Using Data Assimilation Techniques
03 March 2009
3:30 PM
Michael Douglas
NOAA/National Severe Storms Laboratory
Norman, OK
Developing visible-imagery cloudiness “climatologies” for diverse applications
26 February 2009
1:00 PM
Lynn Soreghan
The University of Oklahoma School of Geology & Geophysics
Ice in Equatorial Pangaea
26 February 2009
1:00 PM
Ryan May
The University of Oklahoma School of Meteorology
Atmospheric Radar Research Center, Norman, OK
A Dual-Polarimetric Doppler Radar Emulator for Education and Research
26 February 2009
1:00 PM
Matthew R. Kumjian
The University of Oklahoma School of Meteorology
Atmospheric Radar Research Center, Norman, OK
The Impact of Evaporation on Polarimetric Characteristics of Rain
24 February 2009
3:30 PM
Heather Lazrus
Social Science Woven into Meteorology (SSWIM),
Anthropology Post-Doc at National Weather Center
Social Science in the field: From climate adaptations in the Pacific to social science in meteorology at the National Weather Center
17 February 2009
3:30 PM
NO SEMINAR - NSSL REVIEW
12 February 2009
1:00 PM
David Bodine
The University of Oklahoma School of Meteorology
Applications of Radar Refractivity Retrievals
03 February 2009
3:30 PM
Fred Carr
School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Future Mesoscale Observation Networks. A report on the recent NRC Study: "Observing Weather and Climate FROM THE GROUND UP: A Nationwide Network of Networks"
30 January 2009
2:00 PM
Melissa Bukovsky
The University of Oklahoma School of Meteorology
The Sensitivity of Precipitation in the WRF to Nearly Random Perturbations
29 January 2009
1:00 PM
Benjamin Root
The University of Oklahoma School of Meteorology
Consistent Clustering of Radar Reflectivities Using Strong-Point Analysis - A Prelude to Storm Tracking
20 January 2009
3:30 PM
Andreas H. Fink
Institute for Geophysics and Meteorology, University of Cologne, Germany
The Dynamics, Climatology and Predictability of Dry-Season Precipitation in Tropical West Africa
20 January 2009
1:00 PM
Olivier Bousquet
Centre National de Recherches Météorologiques, Météo-France,
Toulouse, France

Operational multiple-Doppler wind retrieval in the framework of the French operational radar network
12 December 2008
2:00 PM
Craig Schwartz
The University of Oklahoma School of Meteorology
An Assessment of Convection-Allowing WRF-ARW Configurations: Utility as next day guidance and sensitivity to resolution and physical parameterizations
04 December 2008
12:00 PM
Melissa Bukovsky
The University of Oklahoma School of Meteorology
The Sensitivity of Precipitation in the WRF to Nearly Random Perturbations
02 December 2008
3:30 PM
Youngsun Jung
School of Meteorology and Center for Analysis and Prediction of Storms, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Polarimetric radar signature of a simulated supercell storm using a two-moment microphysic scheme and polarimetric radar emulator
01 December 2008
4:00 PM
Jeremy A. Gibbs
The University of Oklahoma School of Meteorology
Turbulent Transport and Surface Interactions within Inhomogeneous Atmospheric Environments: An Evaluation of Parameterization Schemes in the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) Model
24 November 2008
3:30 PM
Joël Van Baelen
Observatoire de Physique du Globe de Clermont-Ferrand, France
Rain heterogeneity and precipitation studies with an X band and a micro rain radar at Observatoire de Physique du Globe de Clermont-Ferrand
21 November 2008
4:00 PM
Youngsun Jung
Center for Analysis and Prediction of Storms (CAPS)
The University of Oklahoma School of Meteorology
State Estimation of Convective Storms with Two-Moment Microphysics Scheme and Ensemble Kalman Filter: Experiments with Simulated Radar Data
20 November 2008
2:00 PM
John Freddy Mejia
The University of Oklahoma School of Meteorology
Moisture Surges Over the Gulf of California and their Relationship to Convective Activity
13 November 2008
12:50 PM
Brad Isom
Atmospheric Radar Research Center

The Atmospheric Imaging Radar (AIR)
13 November 2008
12:50 PM
Yasuko Umemoto
Atmospheric Radar Research Center
Study on Orographic Rainband Based on Combined Wind Profiler Weather Radar Observations
10 November 2008
4:00 PM
Harm Jonker
Department of Multi-Scale Physics, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands
New views on vertical transport by cumulus convection
07 November 2008
2:00 PM
Nathan Dahl
Center for Analysis and Prediction of Storms (CAPS)
The University of Oklahoma
AIRS Data Assimilation into ARPS as a Tool for Improving Short-Range Convection-Resolving Numerical Weather Prediction

07 November 2008
1:30 PM
John W. Nielsen-Gammon
Acting Exec. Assoc. Dean, College of Geosciences
Professor and Texas State Climatologist
Dept. of Atmospheric Science, Texas A&M University
March 1843: The Most Anomalous Month Ever?
06 November 2008
12:50 PM
Khoi Le
Atmospheric Radar Research Center
On the Use of Auxiliary Receive Channels for Clutter Mitigation with Phased Array Weather Radars
06 November 2008
2:00 PM
Dustin Williams
The University of Oklahoma School of Meteorology
A Comparison Between Finite Difference and Discontinuous Spectral Element Methods for Transport in Meteorological Models
03 November 2008
4:00 PM
Sean Arms
The University of Oklahoma School of Meteorology
Coherent Structures in Turbulent Flows over Patchy Vegetation
03 November 2008
11:00 AM
Heather Moser
The University of Oklahoma School of Meteorology
Toward an Integrated Support System for Quantifying Water Resources: Atmosphere to Aquifer
30 October 2008
12:50 PM
Suarez Herman
The University of Oklahoma School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Recent Study on High Speed Serial Links for Multifunction Digital Array Receivers and Processors
30 October 2008
12:50 PM
Sean Luchs
The University of Oklahoma School of Meteorology
A Study of Winter Precipitation Microphysics Based on Polarimetric Radar and Video Disdrometer Observations in Central Oklahoma
23 October 2008
12:50 PM
Andrew L. Pazmany
ProSensing Inc.
RaXpol: Rapid Scanning X-band Polarimetric Weather Radar - Preliminary Design Review
21 October 2008
4:00 PM
Casey Crosbie
The University of Oklahoma School of Meteorology
Storm Prediction Center, Norman, OK
A Distributions-Oriented Approach to Forecast Verification of SPC Probabilistic Convective Outlooks from 2001-2006

20 October 2008
4:30 PM
Kodi L. Nemunaitis
Oklahoma Climatological Survey
The University of Oklahoma School of Meteorology
A Review of Urban Canopy Parameterizations in Mesoscale Models
16 October 2008
12:50 PM
Keith Brewster
Center for Analysis and Prediction of Storms (CAPS)
The University of Oklahoma
A Radar Emulator Integrating Assimilated and Simulated 3-D Weather Data Sets for Radar Simulation and Planning
15 October 2008
3:00 PM
Andrew Mercer
The University of Oklahoma School of Meteorology
Objective Classification of Tornadic and Non-Tornadic Severe Weather Outbreaks
14 October 2008
3:30 PM
Sebastian Torres
Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies, University of Oklahoma
NOAA/National Severe Storms Laboratory
Norman, Oklahoma
New Operational Capabilities of the National Weather Radar Testbed (NWRT) Phased Array Radar (PAR)
09 October 2008
12:50 PM
Igor Ivic
Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies, The University of Oklahoma
NOAA/National Severe Storms Laboratory, Norman, Oklahoma
DETECTION THRESHOLDS FOR SPECTRAL MOMENTS
AND POLARIMETRIC VARIABLES
09 October 2008
12:00 PM
Sean Crowell
The University of Oklahoma School of Meteorology
Mathematics and Climate Change
03 October 2008
4:00 PM
Derek Rosendahl
Identifying precursors to strong low-altitude rotation within numerically simulated supercell thunderstorms: A data mining approach
02 October 2008
12:50 PM
Robb Diehl
Department of Biological Sciences
The University of Southern Mississippi
Weather radar--a misnomer? Perspectives from a radar biologist
30 September 2008
3:30 PM
Celia Jones, Donald R. Rodgers, and Evgeni Fedorovich
University of Oklahoma
Norman, OK
SOM Graduate School Seminar
29 September 2008
4:00 PM
Alan Shapiro and Evgeni Fedorovich
OU School of Meteorology
Coriolis effects in heterogeneous katabatic flows
26 September 2008
2:00 PM
Greg Wilson
High Performance Computing Considered Harmful, or, What Will Really Improve Scientific Computing
23 September 2008
3:30 PM
William H. Beasley
School of Meteorology
University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Spectacular High-Speed Video Images of Lightning, Coincident VHF Pictures of Lightning from the OKLMA and What We Are Learning from These Data
19 September 2008
2:00 PM
Matt Wandishin
CIMMS, University of Oklahoma, NOAA/National Severe Storms Laboratory
Predictability of Mesoscale Convective Systems in Two- and Three-Dimensional Models
18 September 2008
3:30 PM
Hirohiko Ishikawa
Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University
Severe weather research with meso-scale numerical model at the Disaster Prevention Research Institute
18 September 2008
4:30 PM
Eiichi Nakakita
Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University
Recent hydro-meteorological activities using weather radar in DPRI, Kyoto University
18 September 2008
11:30 AM
Isabelle Ruin
Postdoctoral Fellow Advanced Study Program, NCAR, Boulder, CO
Appreciating geographic and temporal scales in flash flood research
17 September 2008
3:30 PM
Toshitaka Tsuda
Research Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere (RISH), Kyoto University, Japan
An overview of the collaborative research programs at RISH with Atmospheric Radars
16 September 2008
3:30 PM
Jeffrey B. Basara
Oklahoma Climatological Survey
University of Oklahoma
Norman, OK
An Overview of the Oklahoma City Micronet
09 September 2008
3:30 PM
Alexander Khain
Department of Atmospheric Science
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Effects of aerosols on hail formation and size
04 September 2008
12:50 PM
Yang Hong
Department of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science
University of Oklahoma
Norman, OK
Satellite-based Precipitation Estimation and Applications in Hydrology and Disaster Study
26 August 2008
3:30 PM
OU School of Meteorology
Welcome Back Seminar
18 August 2008
3:30 PM
Shoichiro Fukao
Professor Emeritus, Kyoto University
Professor, Research Institute of Science and Technology
Coupling Processes in the Equatorial Atmosphere (CPEA)
A New Radar Facility and Campaigns at the Indonesian Equator
12 August 2008
3:30 PM
Victor Homar
University of the Balearic Islands
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Targeting for the long run. Can we deploy in-situ routine observations more efficiently?
22 July 2008
3:30 PM
Seann Reed
NOAA/NWS/Office of Hydrologic Development, Silver Spring, MD
NOAA NWS Office of Hydrologic Development (OHD) Flash Flood Modeling Research and Development
04 June 2008
4:00 PM
Christopher W. Landsea
NOAA/NWS/NHC, Miami, FL
Hurricanes and Global Warming: Expectations versus Observations
03 June 2008
4:00 PM
John Brown
NOAA/ESRL/Global Systems Division, Boulder, CO
Radar Reflectivity Assimilation in RUC and Rapid Refresh

27 May 2008
3:30 PM
Milovan Radmanovac
Hydrometeorological Service of Serbia, Belgrade
Radar network and hail suppression system in Serbia
21 May 2008
4:00 PM
Daniel Rosenfeld, Guy Kelman, William L. Woodley and Joseph H. Golden
Initial Evaluation of Experimental, Satellite, Microphysically-Based, Early Alerts of Severe Convective Storms

20 May 2008
3:30 PM
Jon Reisner
Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM
Towards Predictive Cloud Modeling?
14 May 2008
3:00 PM
Steve Goodman
NOAA/NESDIS Center for Satellite Applications and Research, Camp Springs, MD
NOTE: Seminar will be in Rm. 1350

The Geostationary Lightning Mapper for GOES-R and Beyond
13 May 2008
3:30 PM
David Karoly
School of Earth Sciences, University of Melbourne, Australia
Climate change science beyond the IPCC
07 May 2008
3:30 PM
Theodore B. Trafalis
School of Industrial Engineering, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Kernel Methods and Applications to Rainfall Estimation

06 May 2008
3:30 PM
1Chris St. Cyr and 2Bill Murtagh
1NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD
2NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center, Boulder, CO
Space Weather: What Is It, and Why Should a Meteorologist Care?
29 April 2008
3:30 PM
Curtis Alexander
School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Mobile Radar Based Climatology of Supercell Tornado Structures and Dynamics
24 April 2008
3:30 PM
Valliappa Lakshmanan
CIMMS/NSSL, Norman, OK
Data mining storm attributes in real-time: How it's done and research questions that it can address
22 April 2008
3:30 PM
Tzvi Gal-Chen Memorial Lecture:
Rick Anthes
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO
COSMIC-Accurate and precise profiling of the atmosphere from space using radio occultation
15 April 2008
3:30 PM
Brian Fiedler
School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
The Energy Crisis: A Summary for Meteorologists
08 April 2008
3:30 PM
Alan Robock
Department of Environmental Sciences
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Climatic Consequences of Nuclear Conflict - Nuclear Winter is Still a Threat
01 April 2008
3:30 PM
David Dowell and David Stensrud
National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO
NOAA/National Severe Storms Laboratory, Norman, OK
WRF Mesoscale and Storm-Scale Ensemble Analyses and Forecasts for Severe Weather Cases in 2007
25 March 2008
3:30 PM
Yvette Richardson and Paul Markowski
Department of Meteorology, Penn State University, University Park, PA
Convective-storm research at Penn State: "What Yvette and Paul have done since leaving OU"
18 March 2008
3:30 PM
NO SEMINAR
OU's Spring Break
11 March 2008
3:30 PM
Diandong Ren
University of Oklahoma, School of Meteorology, Norman, OK
Rainfall-triggered landslides in southern California-climatology and perspective under a future warming climate
04 March 2008
3:30 PM
Steven Koch
NOAA / ESRL/ Global Systems Division, Boulder, CO
Convective Storm Nowcasting using the Space-Time MesoAnalysis System (STMAS)
26 February 2008
3:30 PM
NO SEMINAR
First US-China Symposium on Meteorology: Mesoscale Meteorology and Data Assimilation
22 February 2008
9:30 AM
Mike Coniglio
NOAA/National Severe Storms Laboratory and Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies, Norman, OK
Journey to the SPC: The Development and Transfer of a Technique to Forecast MCS Longevity
21 February 2008
9:30 AM
Chris Anderson
NOAA/ESRL/Global Systems Division, Boulder, CO
RM. 1350

How might mesoscale ensemble data be used to generate cloud-permitting ensembles?
12 February 2008
3:30 PM
Michael W. Douglas
NOAA/National Severe Storms Laboratory, Norman, OK
Two courses missing from meteorology programs at US universities
05 February 2008
3:30 PM
H. Dawn Reeves
NOAA/National Severe Storms Laboratory
National Research Council, Norman, OK
**********NOTE: ROOM CHANGED TO NWC 1350**********

Orographic flow response to variations in upstream humidity
29 January 2008
3:30 PM
David M. Schultz
Division of Atmospheric Sciences, Department of Physical Sciences, University of Helsinki, and Finnish Meteorological Institute
Does it rain more on the weekends?
15 January 2008
3:30 PM
Kiel Ortega
University of Oklahoma/School of Meteorology/CIMMS, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK
Severe weather warnings and warning verification based on threat areas
13 December 2007
3:30 PM
William Hooke
Senior Policy Fellow and Director, AMS Policy Program
Making Weather Science and Services Useful
13 November 2007
3:30 PM
Catherine Mavriplis
Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies
National Severe Storms Laboratory, Norman, OK
High Order Adaptive Numerical Methods for Fluid Flow
06 November 2007
3:30 PM
Jack Kain
NOAA/National Severe Storms Laboratory
The Value of Collaboration between Meteorological Researchers and Forecasters
16 October 2007
3:30 PM
Yoshi Sasaki
Emeritus Professor in the School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Is tornado an attractor of entropic balance at and around entropic sink ?
09 October 2007
3:30 PM
Kevin Scharfenberg1
Melissa Bukovsky2
1CIMMS, University of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL
2School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma
An Overview of the State of Weather and Climate Policy
03 October 2007
3:30 PM
Daniel Rosenfeld1, William L. Woodley2, Guy Kelman1, Joseph H. Golden3
1Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
2Woodley Weather Consultants2, Littleton, Colorado
3CIRES, Boulder, Colorado
Inference of the Imminence of Tornadic and Hail-Producing Storms Using Multi-Spectral Satellite imagery
03 October 2007
9:00 AM

Kenneth James
National Severe Storms Laboratory/National Weather Service, Norman, OK
********NOTE: RM. 5720************

Value of Real-time Vegetation Fraction in High-resolution Models to Forecasts of Severe Convection
02 October 2007
3:30 PM
Pamela L. Heinselman
CIMMS, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Rapid Sampling of Severe Storms by the National Weather Radar Testbed Phased Array Radar
27 September 2007
3:30 PM
Steven Vasiloff
NOAA/National Severe Storms Laboratory, Norman, OK
NSSL's NMQ system: Recent performance and near-term plans
25 September 2007
3:30 PM
Richard M. Hodur
Naval Research Laboratory, Monterey, CA
NWP Research at the Naval Research Laboratory
18 September 2007
3:30 PM
David Lewellen
Dept. of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, West Virgina University
Large-Eddy Simulation of Tornadoes with Debris
13 September 2007
9:30 AM
Edward "Ted" Mansell
Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies, Norman, OK
What's in YOUR Microphysics? Implications for data assimilation and electrification
11 September 2007
3:30 PM
Mohan Ramamurthy
UNIDATA
An Overview of and Vision for UNIDATA
04 September 2007
3:30 PM
Howie “Cb” Bluestein
Professor of Meteorology and George Lynn Cross Research Professor
School of Meteorology
University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Recent observations of severe convective storms made with the UMass X-Pol and the CIRPAS/Naval Postgraduate School MWR-05XP mobile Doppler radars (or, how to be “phased” by severe storms)
29 August 2007
3:30 PM
John Esterheld and Donald Giuliano
Cameron International Corporation
Center for Analysis and Prediction of Storms
Norman, OK
Revisiting the Hodograph:
A New Examination of Low-Level Shear Variation Between Storm Classes
26 July 2007
1:00 PM
Bill Ladwig
School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
NOTE: ROOM 5930
Relationship Between Tropical Easterly Waves and Precipitation During the North American Monsoon
24 July 2007
3:30 PM
Patrick Marsh
School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
ASSESSMENT OF THE SEVERE WEATHER ENVIRONMENT IN NORTH AMERICA SIMULATED BY A GLOBAL CLIMATE MODEL: CURRENT AND FUTURE
17 July 2007
3:30 PM
Heather Reeves
National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO
Dynamic forcing and mesoscale variability of heavy precipitation events over the Sierra Nevada mountains
26 June 2007
3:30 PM
David J. Gochis
Research Applications Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO
Development of a prototype flash-flood prediction system for the Colorado Front Range using the coupled WRF/Noah-distributed hydrometeorological prediction system
07 June 2007
4:00 PM
Russ S. Schumacher
Department of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
Processes Contributing to Extreme Rainfall in Simulated Mesoscale Convective Systems
06 June 2007
4:00 PM
Brian J. Etherton
University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC
**************
************** NOTE: ROOM 5600 **************
**************

Pre-emptive forecasts from an ensemble Kalman filter
05 June 2007
4:00 PM
Juanzhen Sun
MMM/RAL, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO
Short Term Explicit Prediction of High Impact Weather: Recent Activities at NCAR
31 May 2007
4:00 PM
Paul Janish
Merrill Lynch Commodities, Houston, TX
Meteorology and Impacts in the Energy Trading and Commodities Sector
30 May 2007
4:00 PM
Eugene W. McCaul, Jr.
USRA, Huntsville, AL
Forecasting Lightning Threat Using Cloud-resolving Model Simulations
29 May 2007
4:00 PM
Gary Lackman and Kelly Mahoney
Dept of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
Quasi-Idealized WRF Model Experiments, MCS Motion, and Convective Momentum Transport
24 May 2007
4:00 PM
Tom Hamill
NOAA Earth System Research Lab, Physical Sciences Division, Boulder, CO
Reforecasting and probabilistic weather-climate prediction
23 May 2007
4:00 PM
Lance F. Bosart
(with contributions from Anantha Aiyyer, Eyad Atallah, Matthew Cote, David DeLuca, Jared Klein and Alan Srock)
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, The University at Albany/SUNY, Albany, NY
Heavy Rainfalls in the Northeast: Mesoscale Structures in Tropical Cyclones
22 May 2007
3:30 PM
Scott T. Shipley
Department of Geography, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

Chief Scientist and Program Manager, Earth Resources Technology, Annapolis Junction, MD
GIS Methods to Characterize and Monitor Weather Radar Propagation
21 May 2007
4:00 PM
Jeff Trapp
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences and Purdue Climate Change Research Center, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Severe Thunderstorm Environments in the 21st Century
18 May 2007
4:00 PM
Ken Mylne
Met Office, Exeter, UK
Ensemble and High-Resolution Modelling Developments at the UK Met Office
17 May 2007
4:00 PM
Steven L. Mullen
Dept. of Atmospheric Sciences, Head, Dept. of Hydrology and Water Resources, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Opportunities in Probabilistic Quantitative Precipitation Forecasting (PQPF) Research: A Hydrometeorological Slant
16 May 2007
4:00 PM
George Bryan
National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO
A comparison of convection-resolving simulations with convection-permitting simulations
15 May 2007
4:00 PM
Bill Gallus
Dept. of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
Forecasting issues related to convective system morphology
10 May 2007
4:00 PM
Jason Milbrandt
Numerical Weather Prediction Research Section (Recherche en Prévision Numérique), Environment Canada
A Multi-Moment Bulk Microphysics Scheme – Implications for the Simulation of Deep Convection

09 May 2007
4:00 PM
Neil Taylor
Hydrometeorology and Arctic Lab, Environment Canada, Edmonton, Alberta
The Understanding Severe Thunderstorms and Alberta Boundary Layers Experiment (UNSTABLE): A Project Overview
08 May 2007
4:00 PM
Jimy Dudhia
National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO
Overview of the Advanced Research WRF Model and Applications in Weather Forecasting and Regional Climate
01 May 2007
3:30 PM
David Hudak
Environment Canada, Toronto, Canada
The CloudSat satellite mission: Results from the first winter of operation
30 April 2007
4:00 PM
Stanley B. Trier
National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO
Mesoscale Convective Vortices (MCVs) Observed During BAMEX
24 April 2007
3:30 PM
Katharine M. Kanak
Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Vertical Vortices in the Convective Boundary Layer
10 April 2007
3:30 PM
Jian Zhang
Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
NMQ – the National Mosaic and QPE Project at NSSL
03 April 2007
3:30 PM
Alexandre Fierro
School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
High-resolution simulations of the microphysics and electrification in hurricane-like vortices and in a TOGA COARE tropical squall line
27 March 2007
3:30 PM
Yongpei Guan
School of Industrial Engineering, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Weather Forecasting and Decision Making under Uncertainty
20 March 2007
3:30 PM

************SPRING BREAK - NO NWC SEMINAR***************
13 March 2007
3:30 PM
Yoshi Sasaki
Emeritus Professor in the School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Is Tornadogenesis Deterministic or Probabilistic? Origin of Supercell Rotation? : Entropic Balance Theory
27 February 2007
3:30 PM
Camille Parmesan
University of Texas, Austin, TX
Ecological and evolutionary responses to recent climate change
20 February 2007
3:30 PM
Ming Xue
Center for Analysis and Prediction of Storms, School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Recent Progresses in Storm-scale Simulation, NWP and Data Assimilation at CAPS
13 February 2007
3:30 PM
Jim Roby
Lockheed Martin Coherent Technologies, Lafayette, CO
WindTracer Infrared Doppler LIDAR for Remote Wind and Aerosol Sensing
06 February 2007
3:30 PM
Yoshi Sasaki
Emeritus Professor in the School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
High Resolution Simulation of the 21st Century Climate of 100 yr-period with the Japanese Earth Simulator
02 February 2007
1:30 PM
Robert Corell, David Karoly, Ken Crawford, Mark Shafer
**********NOTE: ROOM 1350**********
PANEL DISCUSSION
Understanding the Causes and Impacts of Climate Change
01 February 2007
7:00 PM
Dr. Robert W. Corell
Director, Global Change Program, H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics and the Environment, Washington, DC
PUBLIC LECTURE
The Implications of Global Climate Change
10 January 2007
3:30 PM
David M. Schultz
Division of Atmospheric Sciences, Department of Physical Sciences, University of Helsinki, and Finnish Meteorological Institute
The Increasing Costs of AMS Conferences
19 December 2006
1:30 PM
Sergey Matrosov
NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory
Boulder, CO
NOTE TIME CHANGE TO 1:30 pm!!!

Polarimetric radar studies at NOAA ETL/ESRL
12 December 2006
3:30 PM
Christopher A. Fiebrich
Oklahoma Climatological Survey
Norman, OK
Transitioning the Historical Climate Archives to Data from Newly Automated Sites-- Maintaining Continuity in the Climate Record
05 December 2006
3:30 PM
J. Vivekanandan
National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO
NOTE ROOM CHANGE TO 1350!!!

Development of a Community Airborne Platform Remote-Sensing Interdisciplinary Suite (CAPRIS)
28 November 2006
3:30 PM
David Mechem
CIMMS, University of Oklahloma, Norman, Oklahoma
Why Drizzle Matters
14 November 2006
3:30 PM
Douglas Lilly
Kearney, Nebraska
Who was Tzvi Gal-Chen and what did he do?
07 November 2006
2:30 PM
Kelvin K. Droegemeier
School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma
NOTE TIME CHANGE!!!

Transforming the Sensing and Numerical Prediction of High Impact Local Weather Through Dynamic Adaptation: People and Technologies Interacting with the Atmosphere
02 November 2006
2:30 PM
Harald Richter
Bureau of Meteorology Training Centre, Melbourne, Australia
NOTE TIME CHANGE!!!

The Australian Severe Thunderstorm Forecast and Warning Methodology
24 October 2006
3:30 PM
NO SEMINAR
College Retreat
18 October 2006
3:30 PM
Faculty
School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma
Top 5 Qualifying Exam Questions for 2006 with Answers!

Room NWC 1350
17 October 2006
3:30 PM
Jeffrey K. Lazo
Director of the Weather Information Societal Impacts Program, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado
Sensitivity of the United States Economy to Weather Variability
16 October 2006
3:00 PM
Jeffrey K. Lazo
Director of the Weather Information Societal Impacts Program, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado
Estimating the Value of Current and Improved Weather Forecasts
10 October 2006
3:30 PM
Alan Betts
Atmospheric Research, Pittsford, Vermont
Understanding Hydrometeorology using Global Models and Surface Observations
09 October 2006
4:00 PM
Alan K. Betts
Atmospheric Research, Pittsford, Vermont
Radiative Control on the Diurnal Temperature Range and the Strength of the Nocturnal Boundary Layer
05 October 2006
3:30 PM
George H. Bryan
National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado
Preliminary Conclusions about the Relative Importance of Lower-Level and Upper-Level Shear on the Intensity of Convective Systems
03 October 2006
3:30 PM
George H. Bryan
National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado
The Dynamics of the Trailing Stratiform Region of Squall Lines
29 September 2006
10:30 AM
National Weather Center Dedication
26 September 2006
3:30 PM
NO SEMINAR
19 September 2006
3:30 PM
James L. Bills
Filmmaker, Corpus Christi, Texas
World Premiere Screening of the Film: Refuge of Last Resort
19 September 2006
7:30 PM
James L. Bills
Filmmaker, Corpus Christi, Texas
Free Public Screening of the Film: Refuge of Last Resort at the Sooner Theatre
12 September 2006
3:30 PM
Svetlana Bachmann
CIMMS and NOAA/National Severe Storms Laboratory
How RADAR Confuses MAN: Spectral Processing for the Polarimetric Weather Radar Data with Multiple Processes in a Resolution Volume
07 September 2006
3:30 PM
Judy Gray
Deputy Director, NOAA/OAR/Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory, Miami, Florida
Pandemic Influenza: What to Expect and How to Plan
05 September 2006
3:30 PM
David Schultz*, Katharine Kanak&, and Jerry Straka#
*CIMMS and NOAA/National Severe Storms Laboratory
&CIMMS
#School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma
What Causes Mammatus?
29 August 2006
3:30 PM
David Karoly
School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma
A Brief History of Detection and
Attribution of Climate Change
22 August 2006
3:30 PM
Fred Carr et al.
School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma
School of Meteorology Welcome Back Seminar

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