Weather and Climate Systems

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Apr
14

Tomer Burg – April 14

Weather and Climate Systems Seminar   Tropopause Polar Vortex Linkages to the February 2021 U.S. Cold Air Outbreak Tomer Burg Wednesday, April 14th 2:30 pm Join Google Meet: https://meet.google.com/jdv-kpfr-gnu Tropopause Polar Vortices (TPVs) are coherent vortices along the tropopause, with cyclonic TPVs identified by a local minimum in temperature and local maximum in potential vorticity […]

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Apr
14

Anna Wanless – April 14

Weather and Climate Systems Seminar   Examining Extreme Rainfall Forecast and Communication Processes in the South Central United States Anna Wanless Wednesday, April 14th 2:00 pm   Join Google Meet: https://meet.google.com/jdv-kpfr-gnu Extreme rainfall events have increased in parts of the country and climate models project that trend to continue. As such, forecasters must be able […]

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Apr
07

Taylor Grace – April 7

Weather and Climate Systems Seminar   An Applied Definition for Heat Waves across the Southern Great Plains      Taylor Grace Friday, April 7th 2:00pm Join Google Meet: https://meet.google.com/jdv-kpfr-gnu Heat waves are common to the Southern Great Plains (SGP), yet throughout the research community there are over 16 definitions used to quantify this extreme event. […]

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Mar
31

Emily Lenhardt – March 31

Weather and Climate Systems Seminar Relationships between lidar aerosol extinction/backscatter coefficients and CCN number concentrations during the NASA ORACLES campaigns Emily Lenhardt Wednesday, March 31st 2:00 pm Join Google Meet: https://meet.google.com/jdv-kpfr-gnu Due to seasonal biomass burning and the presence of a semi-permanent stratocumulus deck off the western coast of Africa, the Southeast Atlantic (SEA) region […]

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Mar
24

David Nowicki – March 24

Weather and Climate Systems Seminar Information Content Analysis of Combined Lidar-Polarimeter Retrievals to Improve Aerosol Remote Sensing Accuracy David Nowicki Wednesday, March 24th 2:00 pm   Join Google Meet: https://meet.google.com/jdv-kpfr-gnu Aerosols are small particles suspended in the atmosphere that affect global climate change by scattering and absorbing light. Additionally, the prevalence of some toxic aerosols […]

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Mar
17

Logan Mitchell – March 17

Weather and Climate Systems Seminar Extending 4STAR Measurements and Retrievals from the 2016 ORACLES Campaign Logan Mitchell Wednesday, March 17th 2:00 pm   Join Google Meet: https://meet.google.com/jdv-kpfr-gnu Aerosols play a complex role in Earth systems, cooling in certain contexts and warming in others, such that their radiative forcing remains a persistent climate modeling uncertainty. These […]

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Mar
10

Margaret Hollis – March 10

Weather and Climate Systems Seminar   Global Analysis of Characteristics of Tropical Easterly Waves in MERRA-2 and Related Precipitation   Margaret Hollis   Wednesday, March 10th 2:00pm   Join Google Meet: meet.google.com/asy-kyno-rxf Tropical easterly waves (TEWs) are important components of tropical convection and precipitation, and sometimes develop into tropical cyclones (TCs). African easterly waves (AEWs) […]

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Feb
24

Noah Brauer – February 24

Weather and Climate Systems Seminar Classification and Quantification of Ice-phase Microphysics in Eastern United States Snowfall Events Using Ground and Satellite-borne Radar Retrievals Noah Brauer Wednesday, February 24th 2:00 pm Join Google Meet: https://meet.google.com/ohy-ncjo-nnp Four different snowfall events were analyzed by looking at retrievals from the GPM DPR, the WSR-88D ground radar network, and the […]

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Dec
02

Qingyu Wang – December 2

Weather and Climate Systems Seminar Local Greenhouse Gases (GHGs) mixing evaluation with single-column WRF-VPRM Qingyu Wang Wednesday, December 2nd 3:00 pm Join Google Meet: https://meet.google.com/ssf-prpz-fqa Previous studies reveal column-averaged carbon dioxide (XCO2) simulations from the Vegetation Photosynthesis and Respiration Model (VPRM) coupled with WRF have regional mismatches compared to OCO-2 measurements in the contiguous US […]

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Nov
04

Sadiksha Rai – November 4

Weather and Climate Systems Seminar   Assessment of Stratospheric Waves Activity Associated with the MJO During QBO Phases   Sadiksha Rai Wednesday, November 4th 3:00pm Join Google Meet: https://meet.google.com/ssf-prpz-fqa   Madden-Julian Oscillation (MJO) and Quasi-Biennial Oscillation (QBO) are known to provide sources of sub-seasonal to seasonal predictability, yet their dynamics and interactions are not fully […]

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