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Presenter: Rosimar Rios-Berrios
From : SUNY Albany
Date: March 7
Special Seminar at 3 pm
Title: Tropical Cyclone Intensification under Moderate Vertical Wind Shear

Hosted by Michael Bell

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              Ph.D. Defense
Janice Bytheway
Location: 101 ATS
Date: February 24, 1 p.m.
Advisor: Chris Kummerow
Defense Title: Features Based Assessments of Warm Season Convective Precipitation Forecasts from the High Resolution Rapid Refresh Model

              Ph.D. Defense
David Henderson
Location: 101 ATS
Date: March 9, 9 a.m.
Advisor: Chris Kummerow
Defense Title: Reconciling TRMM Precipitation Estimates Related to El Nino Southern Oscillation Variability

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Temp: 5°F ( -15°C)
Dewpoint: 1°F ( -17°C)
Relative Humidity: 81%
Wind Speed: 3 mph, gusts 5 mph
(5 km/h, gusts 7 km/h)
Wind Direction: 311°
Pressure: 841 hPa ( 24.87 in)

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