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
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
Aug 8, 2017 Global and Convective-Scale NWP at the Met Office: Status and Plans Dale Barker UK Met Office Video Recording
Aug 3, 2017 Pathways Connecting Physics and Climate Resilience James Done NCAR/MMM Video Recording
Jul 20, 2017 Geostrophic adjustment governing upscale error growth through the atmospheric mesoscales: An analytical model and idealized numerical simulations Lotte Bierdel Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany Video Recording
Jul 6, 2017 An Integrated View of Boundary Layers and Turbulence: Theories, Experimental Data, and Numerical Models Ying Pan NCAR/MMM/ASP Video Recording
Jun 29, 2017 The Regulation of Tornado Intensity by Updraft Width * Robert Jeffrey Trapp Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Illinois
Jun 23, 2017 Promises and challenges in ensemble-based convection-permitting assimilation of all-sky satellite radiances Fuqing Zhang Penn State, Department of Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences Video Recording