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Department Seminars

The Department of Atmospheric Sciences Graduate Student Seminar is designed to teach graduate students through the presentation of scholarly works of students, faculty, staff and other external scientists. Speakers are invited to present their research to members of our department and to collaborate with our faculty during their visit.

Additional dates to be determined

Spring 2017

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Refreshments and Meet the Speaker at 3:00pm :: Seminar begins at 3:15pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Dr. John Horel, Professor, Atmospheric Sciences, University of Utah
Title: MesoWest: 1997-2017 and Beyond
Abstract

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Refreshments and Meet the Speaker at 3:00pm :: Seminar begins at 3:15pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Arthur Frederick (Fritz) Hasler, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Title: 50 Years of Looking at Earth, on the 50th Anniversary of ATS-1 and the Suomi Spin Scan Camera
Abstract

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Refreshments and Meet the Speaker at 3:00pm :: Seminar begins at 3:15pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Dr. Gannet Hallar, Associate Professor, Atmospheric Sciences, University of Utah
Title: Impacts of increasing drought & wildfires on aerosol loading in the intermountain Western US
Abstract

Wednesday, February 1, 2017
No seminar

Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Refreshments and Meet the Speaker at 3:00pm :: Seminar begins at 3:15pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Dr. Paul Jewell, Professor, Geology & Geophysics, University of Utah
Title: Bridging the Geology – Climate Science Divide: Paleoclimate examples from Western North America
Abstract

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Refreshments and Meet the Speaker at 3:00pm :: Seminar begins at 3:15pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Leah Campbell, PhD Candidate, Atmospheric Sciences, University of Utah
Title: The Chilean Orographic and Mesoscale Precipitation Study (ChOMPS)
Abstract

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
No seminar

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Refreshments and Meet the Speaker at 3:00pm :: Seminar begins at 3:15pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Dr. Alia Lauren Khan, NSF Graduate Research Fellow, Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research, University of Colorado-Boulder
Title: Light absorbing aerosols in the cryosphere: A comparison of dissolved and refractory black carbon in polar and high mountain regions
Abstract

Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Refreshments and Meet the Speaker at 3:00pm :: Seminar begins at 3:15pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Dr. Robert M. Bowers, Research Scientist, DOE Joint Genome Institute
Title: 
Life at the boundary. Exploring the microbiology of the atmosphere.
Abstract

Wednesday, March 15, 2016
No seminar :: Spring Break

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Defense begins at 10:00am
INSCC 110
Speaker: Nessa Hock, MS Candidate, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Utah
Title: "Numerical Simulations and Sensitivity Studies of a Florida Sea Breeze and its Associated Convection in the Gray-Zone Grid Spacing"
Abstract

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Defense begins at 3:15pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Matt Horan, MS Candidate, Atmospheric Sciences, University of Utah
Title: "Modeling Seasonal Stratospheric Sudden Warming Climatology Based on Polar Vortex Statistics"
Abstract

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Refreshments and Meet the Speaker at 3:00pm :: Seminar begins at 3:15pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Andrew J. Oliphant, Department of Geography & Environment, San Francisco State University
Title: Micrometeorological impacts of an ephemeral desert city: The Burning Man experiment
Abstract

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Refreshments and Meet the Speaker at 3:00pm :: Seminar begins at 3:15pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Christine Wiedinmyer, National Center for Atmopsheric Research
Title: Emissions and Impacts of Air Pollutants from Biomass Burning
Abstract

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Refreshments and Meet the Speaker at 3:00pm :: Seminar begins at 3:15pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Gijs de Boer, Research Scientist, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), University of Colorado - Boulder
Title: A Bird’s Eye View:  Use of Unmanned Aerial Systems for Arctic Research
Abstract

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
No seminar

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Refreshments and Meet the Speaker at 3:00pm :: Seminar begins at 3:15pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: 
Volkmar Wirth, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
Title: 
The Dynamics of Orographic Banner Clouds: Previous Insight and Outstanding Questions.
Abstract

Last Updated: 3/24/17