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The department and CIRA jointly host weekly colloquia held Thursday afternoons in ATS 101 (the large classroom of the main building). Refreshments are served at 2:45 p.m. in the weather lab (ATS 105), and the presentation begins at 3 p.m. The department hosts other seminars that also are announced on the colloquium mailing list. You can subscribe to the list by sending a message to

If you would like to invite a speaker, please first read the colloquium guide for hosts and check this page for available dates. Contact Michael Bell ( or Christine Chiu ( with questions. The faculty member hosting the speaker arranges the speaker's visit schedule.

Upcoming Colloquia

January 30, 2020 Multi-decadal variability in the North Atlantic jet stream, its connection to ocean variability and the implications for decadal prediction
Isla Simpson from NCAR
Hosted by Jim Hurrell
February 6, 2020 Title to be announced
Owen Cooper from CIRES/NOAA
Hosted by Emily Fischer
February 13, 2020 Title to be announced
Thomas Birner from Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich
Hosted by David Thompson
February 20, 2020 Title to be announced
Yaga Richter from NCAR
Hosted by Jim Hurrell
February 27, 2020 Title to be announced
Greg Poulos from Arcvera Renewables
Hosted by Michael Bell
March 5, 2020 Title to be announced
Christopher Atchison from University of Cincinnati
Hosted by Emily Fischer
March 12, 2020 Title to be announced
Brian Ancell from Texas Tech University
Hosted by Russ Schumacher
March 26, 2020 Title to be announced
Becky Alexander from University of Washington
Hosted by Jeffrey Pierce
April 16, 2020 Title to be announced
Adam Houston from University of Nebraska
Hosted by Russ Schumacher

Past Colloquia

2020 Spring Fall
2019 Spring Fall
2018 Spring Fall
2017 Spring Fall
2016 Spring Fall
2015 Spring Fall
2014 Spring Fall
2013 Spring Fall
2012 Spring Fall
2011 Spring Fall
2010 Spring Fall
2009 Spring Fall
2008 Spring Fall
2007 Spring Fall