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

Past MMM Seminars

Date Seminar TItle Presenter(s) Affiliation(s) Recording
Jan 8, 2020 Chemical data assimilation: tool for better air quality prediction and decision making Zhiquan (Jake) Liu NCAR/MMM Video Recording
Dec 5, 2019 Goal-orient, adaptive space-time discretizations for multi-scale phenomenon (RAL/MMM Joint Seminar) Dr. David Darmofal Massachusetts Institute of Technology Video Recording
Dec 3, 2019 *The Roles of Wind-Induced Surface Heat Exchange in Secondary Eyewall Formation and Rapid Intensification of Tropical Cyclones (*MMM Distinguished Lecturer) *Professor Chun-Chieh Wu National Taiwan University Video Recording
Nov 20, 2019 Ice nucleation in the wake of warm hydrometeors (*Special RAL/MMM Joint Seminar) *Please note special day- Wednesday Prasanth Prabhakaran Michigan Tech University Video Recording
Nov 14, 2019 *Weather, Macroweather, Climate: reuniting Richardson's strands (*Special Joint MMM/GTP Seminar) *Please note special location - FL2-1001 Small Seminar Room Shaun Lovejoy McGill University, Montréal, Québec Video Recording
Nov 12, 2019 *Climate impact of a regional nuclear weapons exchange: Improving the source assessment (*Please note special day/time/location.) Jon Reisner LANL (Los Alamos National Laboratory) Video Recording
Nov 7, 2019 *Effect of atmospheric forcing on storm surge modeling and forecasting (*Please note special location - FL2-1001 Small Seminar Room) Alexandra Ramos-Valle Rutgers University Video Recording
Oct 31, 2019 Tropical cyclones and equatorial waves in global storm-resolving simulations (*Special Joint MMM/CGD Seminar) Falko Judt NCAR/MMM Video Recording
Oct 24, 2019 Improving ensemble weather prediction system initialization: disentangling the contributions from model systematic errors and initial perturbation size Tom Hamill NOAA Earth System Research Lab, Physical Sciences Division Video Recording
Oct 17, 2019 Semi-implicit finite-volume integrators for all-scale atmospheric dynamics Piotr Smolarkiewicz NCAR/MMM Video Recording