Boundary Layer, Urban Meteorology and Land-Surface Processes

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Elizabeth Spicer

Boundary Layer, Urban Meteorology, and Land-Surface Processes Elizabeth Spicer  The Houston Urban Heat Island Effect: Motivation and Initial Findings from the 2022 TRACER Field Campaign April 22, 2024 3:00 pm NWC 1350 Abstract: Cities and other urban areas commonly exhibit the urban heat island (UHI) effect, where air temperatures within the built-up area are higher […]

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Madeline Clark Frank

PhD Defense Madeline Clark Frank Driving Mechanisms of Very Rapid Sea Ice Loss Events Tuesday, April 16th, 2024 9:30 am NWC 1120 If unable to attend in person Join Zoom: https://oklahoma.zoom.us/j/9596771919 Meeting ID: 959 677 Abstract: Forecasting Arctic sea ice is a complex, open problem in polar science, exasperated by climate change and Arctic amplification. […]

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Stuart Edris

Boundary Layer, Urban Meteorology and Land-Surface Processes Stuart Edris Evaluation of Flash Drought Identification with Machine Learning Techniques Monday, April 15, 2024 3:00 pm NWC 1350 If you are unable to attend in person, feel free to join on the google meet: https://meet.google.com/wnq-hmtm-meu Abstract: Droughts are extreme dry events that decrease an ecosystem’s and society’s […]

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Apr
25

Matheus Gomes – April 25

Boundary Layer, Urban Meteorology, and Land-Surface Processes Nocturnal ascent and low-level jet over a baroclinic area Matheus Gomes Monday, April 25 03:00 PM Virtual A remarkable feature of the regional climatology of the central United States and the Great Plains is the existence of a nocturnal maximum in convective rainfall during the warm season. This […]

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Apr
18

Dominic Candela – April 18

Boundary Layer, Urban Meteorology, and Land-Surface Processes The impact of surface heterogeneity on surface flux estimation in stable boundary layers using single column modeling Dominic Candela Monday, April 18 03:00 PM Join Google Meet The earth’s surface is naturally heterogenous resulting in varying distributions of surface temperature, surface moisture, and aerodynamic roughness. The contrast in […]

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Apr
04

Nolan Meister – April 4

Boundary Layer, Urban Meteorology, and Land-Surface Processes Long-Term Boundary Layer Evolution in the CHEESEHEAD 2019 Campaign and its Role in the 19-20 July 2019 Severe Weather Outbreak Nolan Meister Monday, April 4 03:00 PM Boundary layer evolution and its influence on convection initiation and morphology provide a challenge to forecasters and researchers. In particular, researchers […]

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Mar
07

Brian R. Greene – March 7

Boundary Layer, Urban Meteorology, and Land-Surface Processes Ph.D. Candidate Brian R. Greene Monday, March 7 03:00 PM Join Google Meet http://meet.google.com/fcr-hokz-ubf The stable atmospheric boundary layer (SBL) has significant societal impacts ranging from pollution dispersion to wind energy production. For decades, SBL turbulence has proven challenging to measure, parameterize, simulate, and interpret for a variety […]

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Nov
30

Qingyu Wang – November 30

Boundary Layer, Urban Meteorology, and Land-Surface Processes Evaluation of the impacts of land-surface processes on the PBL: A case study on cropland and grassland Qingyu Wang Tuesday, November 30 2:00 PM Join Google Meet: http://meet.google.com/fcr-hokz-ubf Vegetation and soil moisture impact the surface energy partitioning, land-atmosphere feedbacks, and planetary boundary layer (PBL) characteristics. In this study, […]

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Nov
16

Arianna Jordan – November 16

Boundary Layer, Urban Meteorology, and Land-Surface Processes A Sneak Peek into Techniques for Improving Boundary Layer Height Measurements Arianna Jordan Tuesday, November 16 2:00 PM Join Google Meet: https://meet.google.com/fcr-hokz-ubf The planetary boundary layer (PBL) is the lowest few kilometers of the atmosphere, where properties like wind velocity, turbulence, and aerosol backscatter vary on timescales shorter […]

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Nov
09

Stuart Edris – November 9

Boundary Layer, Urban Meteorology, and Land-Surface Processes   Identification of Flash Drought Events using Machine Learning Techniques   Stuart Edris   Tuesday, November 9 2:00 PM Join Google Meet: https://meet.google.com/fcr-hokz-ubf Room Code: fcr-hokz-ubf   Drought is a climatological dry extreme that can have a number of impacts on water resources and agricultural output. These impacts […]

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