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Department Seminars

The Department of Atmospheric Sciences Seminar is designed to teach 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 2019

Thursday, January 3, 2019
Seminar begins at 3:15pm :: Refreshments at 3:00pm
FASB 295
Speaker: Robert Rogers, NOAA/AOML Hurricane Research Division & Dr. Jonathan Zawislak, Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies/University of Miami, NOAA/AOML Hurricane Research Division
Title: Eye of the Storm: Advancing Hurricane Science through Aircraft Observations
Abstract

Friday, January 4, 2019
Defense begins at 10:00am
FASB 295
Speaker: Trey Alvey, PhD Candidate, Atmospheric Sciences, University of Utah
Title: How Tropical Cyclones Intensify in a Sheared Environment: The Role of Vortex Tilt, Thermodynamics, and Precipitation Symmetry
Abstract

Monday, January 7, 2019

Seminar begins at 3:15pm :: Refreshments at 3:00pm
FASB 295
Speaker: Josesph Chatelon & Jean-Luis Ross, Forest Fire Research Team, Università di Corsica
Title: The Balbi fire model, from its origins to the present day, and its developments (Marginal burning, Eruptive fires, Acceptable safety distances)
Abstract

Friday, January 11, 2019
Defense begins at 1:30pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Zeqian (Hazel) Xia, MS Candidate, Atmospheric Sciences, University of Utah
Title: A Study of Shallow Convective Cloud Properties and Phase Relationships in the Southern Ocean Using A-Train Observations
Abstract

Monday, January 14, 2019
Seminar begins at 3:15pm :: Refreshments at 3:00pm
WBB 802
Speaker: Faculty, Atmospheric Sciences, University of Utah
Title: Curriculum Discussion (Faculty Only)

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Distinguished Alumni Seminar begins at 3:15pm :: Refreshments at 3:00pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Dr. Jennifer Comstock, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Title: Cloud Process Understanding from Multiple Approaches
Abstract and Bio

Monday, January 28, 2019
Seminar begins at 3:15pm :: Refreshments at 3:00pm
FASB 295
Speaker: Ariel Morrison, University of Colorado
Title: Arctic Cloud Response to Sea Ice Loss in Satellite Observations and a Global Climate Model
Abstract

Monday, February 4, 2019
Seminar begins at 3:15pm :: Refreshments at 3:00pm
FASB 295
Speaker: Dr. Elizabeth Page, The COMET Program, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
Title: 
Incorporating Educational Theory and Technological Advances to Support University Teaching in Geosciences
Abstract

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Seminar begins at 3:15pm :: Refreshments at 3:00pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Dr. Cassandra Horii, Caltech Center for Teaching, Learning, & Outreach
Title: Big Ideas in Evidence-Based STEM Teaching for Student Engagement and Equity
Abstract

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Seminar begins at 3:15pm :: Refreshments at 3:00pm
INSCC 110
Speaker: Faculty, Atmospheric Sciences, University of Utah
Title: Curriculum Discussion (Faculty Only)

Monday, February 25, 2019
Seminar begins at 3:15pm :: Refreshments at 3:00pm
FASB 295
Speaker: Dr. Cecilia Bitz, Professor, Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington
Title: Arctic Amplification: Local versus Remote Causes and Consequences
Abstract

Monday, March 4, 2019
Seminar begins at 3:15pm :: Refreshments at 3:00pm
FASB 295
Speaker: Dr. Yangyang Xu, Assistant Professor, Atmospheric Sciences, Texas A&M University
Title: Climate Extremes and Aerosols: Attribution of the Past and Compound Impact in the Future
Abstract

Monday, March 11, 2019
No Seminar :: Spring Break

Monday, March 18, 2019
Seminar begins at 3:15pm :: Refreshments at 3:00pm
FASB 295
Speaker: Drs. Daniel Mendoza, Erik Crosman & Logan Mitchell, Research Assistant Professors, Atmospheric Sciences, University of Utah
Title: Mobile Air Quality Measurement Platforms in the Salt Lake Valley: Implications for Urban Planning and Health
Abstract

Monday, March 25, 2019
Seminar begins at 3:15pm :: Refreshments at 3:00pm
FASB 295
Speaker: Faculty, Atmospheric Sciences, University of Utah
Title: Curriculum Discussion

Monday, April 1, 2019
Seminar begins at 3:15pm :: Refreshments at 3:00pm
FASB 295
Speaker: Dr. Andrew Dessler, Professor, Atmospheric Sciences, Texas A&M University

Title: 
Adventures in Estimating Climate Sensitivity
Abstract

Monday, April 8, 2019
Seminar begins at 3:15pm :: Refreshments at 3:00pm
FASB 295
Speaker: 
Jérôme Dujardin, Doctoral Assistant, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Title: TBD
Abstract: Coming Soon

Monday, April 15, 2019
Seminar begins at 3:15pm :: Refreshments at 3:00pm
FASB 295
Speaker: Dr. Kristen Rasmussen, Assistant Professor, Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University
Title: TBD
Abstract: Coming Soon

Monday, April 22, 2019
Seminar begins at 3:15pm :: Refreshments at 3:00pm
FASB 295
Speaker: TBD
Title: TBD
Abstract: Coming Soon

Last Updated: 3/8/19