MMM Seminars

The MMM seminars are held at 3:30 pm Thursdays in Room 1022 of NCAR's Foothills Lab, except in special circumstances as noted below.  The seminar coordinators are Rich Rotunno and Chris Snyder, with administrative support from Michelle Menard.  Video recordings of many previous MMM seminars are also available below.

Upcoming MMM Seminars

Date Time Seminar TItle Presenter(s) Affiliation(s) Location
Jan 29, 2015 (Thu) 3:30pm MPEX Real-time Targeting Approach and Dropsonde Impact on Retrospective Forecasts Glen Romine NCAR/MMM FL2/1001
Feb 5, 2015 (Thu) 3:30pm TBD Paul Lawson NCAR/MMM FL2/1001
Feb 12, 2015 (Thu) 3:30pm TBD John Peters FL2/1022
Feb 19, 2015 (Thu) 3:30pm TBD Rebecca Morss NCAR/MMM FL2/1022

Past MMM Seminars

Date Seminar TItle Presenter(s) Affiliation(s) Recording
Jan 23, 2015 Sensitivity of Tropical Cyclone Simulations to Air-Sea Flux Parameterizations, Implications for Parameter Estimation, and the Future of Fully-Coupled Earth System Modeling Ben Green Penn State University
Jan 22, 2015 The Mesoscale Predictability Experiment (MPEX): Overview and Results from a Realtime Ensemble-Based Forecast System Morris Weisman NCAR/MMM
Dec 5, 2014 A Comparison of Heterogeneously Heated Convective Boundary Layers with Fixed Flux and Fixed Temperature Boundary Conditions Chiel C. van Heerwaarden Max Planck Institute for Meteorology Video Recording
Dec 4, 2014 Small-Scale Turbulent Mixing at the Top of the Planetary Boundary Layer Juan-Pedro Mellado Max Planck Institute for Meteorology Video Recording
Nov 20, 2014 Large-Eddy Simulations and Damped-Oscillator Modeling of Unsteady Ekman Boundary Layers Elie Bou-Zeid Princeton University / Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Video Recording
Nov 13, 2014 Impacts of Updraft Size and Dimensionality on Cumulus Dynamics: Implications for “Convective-Permitting” Models and Convection Schemes Hugh Morrison NCAR/MMM Video Recording
Nov 6, 2014 Global Nonhydrostatic Atmospheric Simulation with MPAS Bill Skamarock NCAR/MMM Video Recording
Oct 30, 2014 The Effect of Gaussian vs. Non-Gaussian Turbulence on Wind Turbine Loads Jacob Berg DTU Wind Energy Video Recording
Oct 16, 2014 Hierarchical Bayes Ensemble Variational Data Assimilation Michael Tsyrulnikov Hydrometeorological Centre of Russia Moscow, Russia Video Recording
Oct 9, 2014 A Simple Analytical Model of the U.S. Great Plains LLJ and Diurnal Wind Oscillations over Eastern China Yu Du Peking University & National Center for Atmospheric Research Video Recording