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Colloquia for Spring 2021

Reflecting Sunlight: Solar Geoengineering to Cool a Warming Planet
May 06, 2021
“Reflecting Sunlight: Solar Geoengineering to Cool a Warming Planet”
James W. Hurrell from Colorado State University
How much solar radiation does atmospheric mineral dust absorb, and how much do climate models simulate?
Apr 29, 2021
“How much solar radiation does atmospheric mineral dust absorb, and how much do climate models simulate?”
Adeyemi Adebiyi from University of California, Los Angeles
Hosted by Sonia Kreidenweis and Paul DeMott
Weaving DEI into the fabric of science: culture change at UCAR/NCAR
Apr 22, 2021
“Weaving DEI into the fabric of science: culture change at UCAR/NCAR”
Carolyn Brinkworth from NCAR
Hosted by James Hurrell
The Science of the Night--Shedding Light on the Nocturnal Environment with the VIIRS Day/Night Band
Apr 09, 2021
“The Science of the Night--Shedding Light on the Nocturnal Environment with the VIIRS Day/Night Band”
Steven D. Miller from Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere
Hosted by Peter Jan van Leeuwen
*faculty candidate*
Fingerprinting the Climate System
Apr 08, 2021
“Fingerprinting the Climate System”
Benjamin Santer from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Hosted by A.R. Ravishankara
Bridging the Gap between Weather and Climate Prediction with the Subseasonal Experiment (SubX)
Apr 01, 2021
“Bridging the Gap between Weather and Climate Prediction with the Subseasonal Experiment (SubX)”
Kathy Pegion from George Mason University
Hosted by Peter Jan van Leeuwen
*faculty candidate*
Understanding the ingredients for a global convective hotspot in Subtropical South America: RELAMPAGO-CACTI
Mar 25, 2021
“Understanding the ingredients for a global convective hotspot in Subtropical South America: RELAMPAGO-CACTI”
Steve Nesbitt from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Hosted by Peter Jan van Leeuwen
*faculty candidate*
Time Series Analyses across Weather and Climate Scales
Mar 11, 2021
“Time Series Analyses across Weather and Climate Scales”
Maria Molina from National Center for Atmospheric Research
Hosted by Russ Schumacher
Polarization Difference - the scientific story behind one variable and its practical applications
Mar 04, 2021
“Polarization Difference - the scientific story behind one variable and its practical applications”
Jie Gong from NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Hosted by Christine Chiu
Connecting the surface, boundary-layer, and convective storms in Earth system models
Feb 25, 2021
“Connecting the surface, boundary-layer, and convective storms in Earth system models”
Ian Williams from Iowa State University
Hosted by Christine Chiu
Applying a multicultural mentoring model to broaden participation in atmospheric sciences: Best communication practices for mentoring underrepresented students
Feb 18, 2021
“Applying a multicultural mentoring model to broaden participation in atmospheric sciences: Best communication practices for mentoring underrepresented students”
Leticia Williams from Howard University NOAA Center for Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
Hosted by Leah Grant (on behalf of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee) and Christine Chiu
Targeted Observation by Radars and UAS of Supercells (TORUS)
Feb 11, 2021
“Targeted Observation by Radars and UAS of Supercells (TORUS)”
Adam Houston from University of Nebraska
Hosted by Russ Schumacher
Understanding Tropical Convection and its Mesoscale Organization: The Vital Role of 50 years of Field Campaigns
Jan 28, 2021
“Understanding Tropical Convection and its Mesoscale Organization: The Vital Role of 50 years of Field Campaigns”
Ed Zipser from University of Utah
Hosted by Steven Rutledge