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
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
Jan 9, 2019 No Seminar Scheduled-Date is AVAILABLE No Seminar Scheduled-Date is AVAILABLE No Seminar Scheduled-Date is AVAILABLE
Dec 6, 2018 Subseasonal-to-seasonal variability of severe convective storms: a complex and multiscale problem Maria Molina Central Michigan University Video Recording
Nov 29, 2018 Simulating Mesoscale Convective Systems in Convection-Permitting Climate Models Andreas F. Prein NCAR/MMM Video Recording
Nov 15, 2018 Marine Boundary Layers: OBSERVATIONS and models Chris Fairall NOAA/ESRL Physical Science Division Video Recording