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
May 23, 2019 How the Jet Stream Controls the Downstream Response to Recurving Tropical Cyclones: Insights from Idealized Simulations Peter Finocchio NRC Postdoctoral Fellow, Naval Research Laboratory in Monterey, California Video Recording
May 21, 2019 Particle filters for high-dimensional geophysical systems. (*Special MMM Seminar) Peter Jan van Leeuwen Colorado State University and University of Reading, UK Video Recording
May 20, 2019 Physical Processes Leading to Rapid Intensification of Tropical Cyclones in Vertical Wind Shear (*Special MMM Seminar) Xiaomin Chen NOAA/AOML Hurricane Research Division, Miami, FL Video Recording
May 16, 2019 Observations and parameterizations of autoconversion in marine stratocumulus: A closure study based on Giant Cloud Condensation Nuclei (GCCN). (MMM/EOL Joint Seminar) Jorgen B. Jensen NCAR/EOL Video Recording
May 9, 2019 Eulerian-Lagrangian simulations of low-Mach number droplet-laden turbulent flows; from droplet combustion to turbulent cloud simulation Bamdad Lessani Mechanical Engineering Department, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology Video Recording
Apr 30, 2019 The Cloud, Aerosol, and Complex Terrain Interactions (CACTI) Field Campaign Adam Varble PNNL (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory) Video Recording
Apr 18, 2019 False alarms, warnings, and mobile home communities: Survey and focus group results Mike Egnoto Walter Reed Army Institute of Research Video 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