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Samuel Lillo – May 12

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Weather and Climate Systems Seminar   Meso- to Synoptic-Scale Mid-Latitude Error Growth and Ramifications in Medium-Range Forecast Performance   Samuel Lillo Wednesday, May 12th 2:00pm   Join Google Meet: https://meet.google.com/jdv-kpfr-gnu   While the average skill of medium-range numerical weather prediction (NWP) has steadily improved over the last three decades, there is still considerable variance in […]

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David Stang – May 7

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Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) Seminar A Statistical Approach to Diagnosing Storm Mode (Linear vs Isolated) Using Synoptic Scale Variables   David Stang Friday, May 7th 3:00pm Join Google Meet: https://meet.google.com/ksh-txvg-kni Determining storm mode (linear or isolated) is a crucial component of any severe weather forecast. Isolated storms are more likely to produce strong to violent […]

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Ty Dickinson – May 5

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Weather and Climate Systems Seminar   Subseasonal to Seasonal Extreme Precipitation Events in the Contiguous United States: Generation of a Database and Climatology   Ty Dickinson Wednesday, May 5th 2:00pm   Join Google Meet: https://meet.google.com/jdv-kpfr-gnu   Extreme precipitation across multiple timescales is a natural hazard that creates a significant risk to life, with a commensurately […]

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Jiafen Hu – May 4

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School of Meteorology MS Thesis Defense   Test of Different Transformation Functions to Hydrometeor and Water Vapor Mixing Ratios for Direct Variational Assimilation of Radar Reflectivity Data   Jiafen Hu Tuesday, May 4th 2:00pm Join Google Meet https://meet.google.com/hcf-kfam-pxk Many issues arose from using highly nonlinear radar reflectivity forward observation operator in three-dimensional variational data assimilation […]

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Vivek Shenoy – April 30

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Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) Seminar   Observing System Simulation Experiments Using Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Various Configurations to Improve High-Resolution Forecasts of Convection.   Vivek Shenoy Friday, April 30th 3:00pm Join Google Meet: https://meet.google.com/ksh-txvg-kni There has been a lot of interest and development of small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (sUAVs) to obtain atmospheric measurements for […]

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Ryann Wakefield – April 30

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National Weather Center Colloquium   Disentangling the relative contribution of land-atmosphere coupling toward the evolution of extreme events   Ryann Wakefield Friday, April 30 2:00 pm   Join Google Meet: https://meet.google.com/tbg-ozvi-wsv   The Great Plains region is characterized by highly variable and often extreme precipitation. Devastating multi-year droughts are common in the region, and can […]

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Amanda M. Murphy – April 28

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Weather and Climate Systems Seminar   Creation and Early Investigation of the GridRad-Severe Database   Amanda M. Murphy Wednesday, April 28th 2:00 pm   Join Google Meet: https://meet.google.com/jdv-kpfr-gnu The WSR-88D weather radar network in the US collects copious amounts of radar data every year, ranging from data on clear air echoes to winter storms and […]

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Mauricio I. Oliveira – April 23

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Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) Seminar   Storm-Scale Evolution Leading to Cyclic Tornadogenesis in a 50-m, Idealized Numerical Simulation of a Supercell   Mauricio I. Oliveira Friday, April 23rd 3:00pm   Join Google Meet: https://meet.google.com/ksh-txvg-kni   Supercells thunderstorms are the most prolific tornado producers among all modes of severe convection. In many situations, especially during tornado […]

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Sean Spratley – April 21

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Weather and Climate Systems Seminar   Investigating the connections between Aerosol emissions and their effects on Severe Weather Events in the Southern Great Plains   Sean Spratley Wednesday, April 21st 2:00 pm   Join Google Meet: https://meet.google.com/jdv-kpfr-gnu Severe weather forecasting is important for mitigating risk to human life, but it is also very difficult and […]

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Brian R. Greene – April 20

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Boundary Layer, Urban Meteorology, and Land-Surface Processes   Large Eddy Simulations of Stable Boundary Layers and Implications for UAS Sampling   Brian R. Greene Tuesday April 20th 1:00 pm   Join Google Meet: https://meet.google.com/taw-hdgp-cfe   The stable boundary layer (SBL) has significant societal impacts ranging from pollution dispersion to wind energy production. It is therefore […]

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