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 George Bryan, 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
Jun 29, 2017 (Thu) 3:30pm The Regulation of Tornado Intensity by Updraft Width * Robert Jeffrey Trapp Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Illinois FL2/1001 (Note location)
Jul 6, 2017 (Thu) 3:30pm An Integrated View of Boundary Layers and Turbulence: Theories, Experimental Data, and Numerical Models Ying Pan NCAR/MMM/ASP FL2/1022
Jul 20, 2017 (Thu) 3:30pm TBD Lotte Bierdel Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany FL2/1001
Aug 3, 2017 (Thu) 3:30pm TBD James Done NCAR/MMM FL2/1001
Oct 26, 2017 (Thu) 3:30pm TBD Piotr Smolarkiewicz FL2/1022

Past MMM Seminars

Date Seminar TItle Presenter(s) Affiliation(s) Recording
Jun 23, 2017 Promises and challenges in ensemble-based convection-permitting assimilation of all-sky satellite radiances Fuqing Zhang Penn State, Department of Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences
Jun 22, 2017 Turbulence and Temperature Fronts in Stable Boundary Layers Peter Sullivan NCAR/MMM Video Recording
Jun 15, 2017 Design, Validation, and Application of the GMAO OSSE Framework Ronald Errico Morgan State University/GESTAR and NASA/GMAO, Maryland Video Recording
Jun 8, 2017 Interpretation and Use of Online Weather Forecasts in Everyday Decision-Making Anders Sivle Norwegian Meteorological Institute, Oslo, Norway Video Recording
Jun 1, 2017 Arctic summer air-mass transformation: Potential effects on the surface energy budget Michael Tjernström Department of Meteorology, Stockholm University Video Recording
May 30, 2017 Studying Tropical Convective Organization Using the Weak Temperature Gradient Approximation Stipo Sentic New Mexico Tech Video Recording
May 25, 2017 No longer a dot product: evidence of thunderstorm fluid dynamics in modern lightning measurements Eric Bruning Atmospheric Science Group, Department of Geosciences, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas Video Recording
May 24, 2017 Balanced Dynamics and the Madden-Julian Oscillation Sharon Sessions Department of Physics, New Mexico Tech Video Recording
May 18, 2017 Balanced Dynamics and the Madden-Julian Oscillation Sharon Sessions Department of Physics, New Mexico Tech
May 11, 2017 Balanced Dynamics and Convection in the Tropical Atmosphere * David J. Raymond Physics Department and Geophysical Research Center, New Mexico Tech Video Recording