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
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
Oct 26, 2017 A finite-volume module for cloud-resolving simulations of global atmospheric flows Piotr Smolarkiewicz European Center for Medium Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) Video Recording
Sep 28, 2017 Aerosol-Cyclone Interactions Paul Field UK Met Office, Exeter, United Kingdom Video Recording
Sep 5, 2017 Scaling analysis of cloud and rain liquid water content and implications for microphysical parameterizations Mikael Witte NCAR/EOL/MMM
Aug 23, 2017 Satellite Microwave Radiance Calibration and Validation Details Matter for Their Assimilation in NWP Models Xiaolei Zou University of Maryland Video Recording
Aug 17, 2017 Understanding warm rain initiation: Impact of small-scale turbulence on the droplet size spectrum broadening simulated by DNS Sisi Chen Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, McGill University Video Recording
Aug 10, 2017 Scale-Dependent Estimates of the Growth of Global Forecast Uncertainties Nedjelika Žagar Department of Physics, University of Ljubljana Video Recording