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 Nancy Sue Kerner (  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
Apr 18, 2019 (Thu) 3:30pm False alarms, warnings, and mobile home communities: Survey and focus group results Mike Egnoto Walter Reed Army Institute of Research FL2-1022-Large-Auditorium
Apr 30, 2019 (Tue) 11:00am The Cloud, Aerosol, and Complex Terrain Interactions (CACTI) Field Campaign Adam Varble PNNL (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory) FL2-1022-Large-Auditorium
May 23, 2019 (Thu) 3:30pm Observations and parameterizations of autoconversion in marine stratocumulus: A closure study based on Giant Cloud Condensation Nuclei (GCCN). Jorgen B. Jensen NCAR/EOL FL2-1022-Large-Auditorium
May 30, 2019 (Thu) 3:30pm TBD EDWIN LEE DUNNAVAN III Penn State University FL2-1022-Large-Auditorium
Jul 11, 2019 (Thu) 3:30pm *TBD- (MMM Distinguished Speaker Seminar) Christoph Schaer Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science, ETH Zurich FL2-1022-Large-Auditorium
Aug 29, 2019 (Thu) 3:30pm *TBD- (Joint RAL/MMM Distinguished Speaker Seminar) Kerry Emanuel FL2-1022-Large-Auditorium

Past MMM Seminars

Date Seminar TItle Presenter(s) Affiliation(s) Recording
Apr 11, 2019 Unsteady Turbulence Cascades and Dissipation Christos Vassilicos Imperial College London, Department of Aeronautics Video Recording
Apr 4, 2019 A New Application of Wavelet Analysis: Estimating Event-Timing Uncertainty in Streamflow Predictions Erin Towler NCAR/MMM Video Recording
Mar 21, 2019 Turbulence and gas transport within the Amazon forest: from flat terrain, to idealized ridges, to realistic (but simple) topography Marcelo Chamecki UCLA Video Recording
Mar 19, 2019 Development, Verification, and Application of the One-Dimensional Hail Growth Model - HAILCAST Dr. Rebecca Adams-Selin Atmospheric and Environmental Research (AER) Video Recording
Mar 18, 2019 Recent Developments in Atmospheric River Science and Applications: From Forecast Challenges to an Airborne Reconnaissance Program and a Scale for Atmospheric Rivers F. Martin Ralph, Ph.D. Center for Western Weather and Water Extremes, Scripps Institute of Oceanography, UC San Diego Video Recording
Mar 14, 2019 *The Extratropical Transition of Tropical Cyclones in a Changing Climate Gary Lackmann North Carolina State University Video Recording
Mar 7, 2019 Completing the circle: Engaging external expertise to enrich MMM’s science Mari Tye NCAR/MMM Video Recording
Feb 21, 2019 On the anomalous counterclockwise turning of the surface wind in the Plains of the U. S. during the warm season and “6 O’Clock Magic” Howard Bluestein School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma Video Recording
Feb 14, 2019 Tropical Cyclone Formation Theories: Toward Convergence Chris Davis NCAR/MMM Video Recording
Feb 7, 2019 Rotating stratified turbulence as a model for the mesoscale energy cascade: insights and pitfalls Michael Waite University of Waterloo Video Recording