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 Judith Berner, with administrative support from Bobbie Weaver.  Video recordings of many previous MMM seminars are also available below.

* - Indicates MMM Distinguished Speaker Series

Upcoming MMM Seminars

Date Time Seminar TItle Presenter(s) Affiliation(s) Location
Mar 1, 2018 (Thu) 3:30pm Advances in Ensemble Hydrologic Prediction Martyn Clark and Andy Wood NCAR, RAL/HAP FL2/1022
Mar 8, 2018 (Thu) 3:30pm Coagulational growth of cloud droplets in a turbulent environment Xiang-Yu Li Department of Meteorology, Stockholm University FL2/1022
Mar 29, 2018 (Thu) 3:30pm Graupel and Hail: Where they Fall, How they are Observed and Grow, and their Properties Andrew Heymsfield NCAR/MMM FL2/1022
Apr 5, 2018 (Thu) 3:30pm TBD Marcus Van Lier-Walqui Columbia University, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies FL2/1022
Apr 12, 2018 (Thu) 3:30pm Revisiting Cloud Particle Size Distribution: Insights from a Statistical Theory and a Particle Based Model Wei Wu University of Wyoming FL2/1022

Past MMM Seminars

Date Seminar TItle Presenter(s) Affiliation(s) Recording
Feb 15, 2018 Recent Advances in Parameterizing Microphysics for Cloud, Weather, and Climate Models Hugh Morrison NCAR/MMM Video Recording
Feb 8, 2018 Stochastic Data Assimilation Approaches for Satellite Imagery Shane Keating University of New South Wales, Australia Video Recording
Feb 1, 2018 The Effects of Shear-relative Low-level Flow on Tropical Cyclone Intensification and Size Expansion Buo-Fu Chen National Taiwan University, NCAR/MMM Video Recording
Jan 25, 2018 The Changing Landscape of Weather and Climate Risk Julia Slingo Chief Scientist, Met Office, Emeritus, United Kingdom
Jan 18, 2018 Risk Perception, Vulnerability, and Communication for Extreme Weather Events Kevin Ash NCAR/MMM/ASP Video Recording
Dec 7, 2017 The Dynamics of the Atmospheric Mesoscale Kinetic Energy Spectrum: What are our models telling us? William Skamarock NCAR/MMM Video Recording
Nov 30, 2017 Model Physics Development in the RAP/HRRR to Improve Low-Level Winds over Complex Terrain during the Wind Forecast Improvement Project 2 Joseph Olson Global Systems Division, NOAA - Earth System Research Laboratory Video Recording
Nov 17, 2017 The propagation of high-Reynolds number gravity currents: what changes and what does not change when the cross-section area is changed from a rectangle to other realistic shapes? Marius Ungarish Department of Computer Science, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel Video Recording
Nov 16, 2017 Turbulence-induced broadening of cloud-droplet size distributions: Implications for precipitation formation and cloud optical properties Raymond A. Shaw Atmospheric Sciences Program, Michigan Tech University Video Recording
Nov 9, 2017 Anatomy of the Lee-Side Hydraulic Jump Richard Rotunno NCAR/MMM Video Recording