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
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
Jan 25, 2019 Impact of Low-level Jets and Gravity Waves on Heavy Rainfall over Southern China Dr. Yu Du Sun Yat-sen University Video Recording
Jan 24, 2019 Parallels in tropical cyclone mitigation research for Australia and the U.S. Daniel J. Smith James Cook University, Townsville, Australia Video Recording
Jan 17, 2019 On the Dynamical Mechanisms Governing El Niño–Southern Oscillation Irregularity Judith Berner NCAR/MMM Video Recording