Weather and Climate Systems

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May
12

Samuel Lillo – May 12

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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May
05

Ty Dickinson – May 5

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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Apr
28

Amanda M. Murphy – April 28

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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Apr
21

Sean Spratley – April 21

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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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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