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Colloquia for Spring 2013

Chemical, Biological, and Hygroscopic Properties of Aerosol Organics at Storm Peak
May 09, 2013
“Chemical, Biological, and Hygroscopic Properties of Aerosol Organics at Storm Peak”
Gannet Hallar from Storm Peak Laboratory
Hosted by Christina McCluskey
When Knowledge Isn't Power: Science Technology, and the Empowerment in the 21st Century
May 03, 2013
“When Knowledge Isn't Power: Science Technology, and the Empowerment in the 21st Century"”
Dr. Naomi Oreskes from Monfort Professor-In-Residence
Hosted by Thomas Birner and SoGES
 The stratospheric aerosol layer:  uncertainties in our understanding and  consequences for climate change and geoengineering
May 02, 2013
“ The stratospheric aerosol layer: uncertainties in our understanding and consequences for climate change and geoengineering”
Thomas Peter from ETH Zürich
Hosted by Thomas Birner
Improvements and remaining challenges in the parameterization of microphysics and  its impact on deep convection
Apr 25, 2013
“Improvements and remaining challenges in the parameterization of microphysics and its impact on deep convection”
Hugh Morrison from NCAR
Hosted by Russ Schumacher
Impact of Chikira-Sugiyama cumulus scheme in climate and variability
Apr 18, 2013
“Impact of Chikira-Sugiyama cumulus scheme in climate and variability”
Minoru Chikira from JAMSTEC/Japan
Hosted by Dave Randall
Improving communication of weather forecasts  and warnings to aid decisions
Apr 11, 2013
“Improving communication of weather forecasts and warnings to aid decisions”
Rebecca Morss from NCAR
Hosted by Russ Schumacher
A University Perspective on Climate Modeling
Apr 04, 2013
“A University Perspective on Climate Modeling”
Dave Randall from CSU ATS
Precipitation Physics Revealed through Dual-polarization Radar Observations and Modeling
Mar 28, 2013
“Precipitation Physics Revealed through Dual-polarization Radar Observations and Modeling”
Matt Kumjian from NCAR
Hosted by Steve Rutledge
Rossby Wavebreaking and Transport between the Tropics and Extratropics above the Subtropical Jet
Mar 14, 2013
“Rossby Wavebreaking and Transport between the Tropics and Extratropics above the Subtropical Jet”
Cameron Homeyer from NCAR
Hosted by Thomas Birner
Tropical cyclone genesis factors in paleoclimate simulations
Mar 07, 2013
“Tropical cyclone genesis factors in paleoclimate simulations”
Robert Korty from Texas A&M
Hosted by Aaron Pina
Measurements of Drop-Size Distributions in Thunderstorms during VORTEX2
Feb 28, 2013
“Measurements of Drop-Size Distributions in Thunderstorms during VORTEX2”
Katja Friedrich from University of Colorado, Boulder
Hosted by Russ Schumacher & Thomas Birner
Shock-Like Structures in the Hurricane Boundary Layer
Feb 21, 2013
“Shock-Like Structures in the Hurricane Boundary Layer”
Wayne Schubert from ATS, CSU
Hosted by the Department
The challenge of tropospheric ozone in the western US
Feb 14, 2013
“The challenge of tropospheric ozone in the western US”
Dan Jaffe from University of Washington
Hosted by Sonia Kreidenweis
Understanding Arctic Mixed-Phase Clouds: Use of Doppler Velocity Spectra
Feb 07, 2013
“Understanding Arctic Mixed-Phase Clouds: Use of Doppler Velocity Spectra”
Hans Verlinde from Penn State University
Hosted by Sue van den Heever
CSU alumnus
Why is the ITCZ in the Northern Hemisphere?  And why might it have shifted southward in the late 20th century?
Jan 31, 2013
“Why is the ITCZ in the Northern Hemisphere? And why might it have shifted southward in the late 20th century?”
Dargan Frierson from University of Washington
Hosted by Walter Hannah
Faculty-Intro Jamboree, Part II
Jan 24, 2013
“Faculty-Intro Jamboree, Part II”
Profs. Collett, Kreidenweis, Maloney, Pierce, Rutledge, Schubert, van den Heever, vonder Haar