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Dr. Alan Shapiro, School of Meteorology

09 Sep 2016, 2:00 PM,
NWC Rm. 5600

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NWC EVENTS

The National Weather Center Colloquium and Seminar Series are open to all interested persons. Colloquium and Series coordinators are Evgeni Fedorovich and Fred Carr. Colloquium sessions are held on Tuesdays at 4:00 pm in NWC 1313, unless otherwise noted. To receive announcements of upcoming colloquium or seminar talks via email, contact Debbie Barnhill. If you are interested in giving a seminar, please contact the conveners of the corresponding seminar series.

National Weather Center Colloquium

Renowned speakers are invited to the Norman weather community for scientific presentations and personal interactions. Links to colloquium presentations will be provided on this website.

National Weather Center Seminar Series

Radar and Remote Sensing (ARRC Seminar Series)
Convener: Lauren White (lwhite@ou.edu) & Guifu Zhang (guzhang1@ou.edu)
Thursdays @ 1:15 pm, NWC 1350
Weather and Climate Systems
Convener: Lance Leslie (lmleslie@ou.edu)
Wednesdays @ 1:00 pm, NWC 5600
Boundary Layer, Urban Meteorology, and Land-Surface Processes
Conveners: Alan Shapiro (ashapiro@ou.edu) & Elizabeth Smith (elizabeth.n.smith@ou.edu)
Fridays @ 2:00 pm, NWC 5600
Seminar series website
Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics)
Convener: Louis Wicker (louis.wicker@noaa.gov)
Fridays @ 3:00 pm, NWC 5600

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Colloquium and Seminar Series Talks: 2016

DATE & TIME LOCATION COLLOQUIUM/SERIES SPEAKER SUBJECT
16 Sep 2016
2:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Boundary Layer, Urban Meteorology and Land-Surface Processes Dr.Nathan Dahl
University of Miami
Simulated near-surface behavior of tornado-live vortices in a Fiedler chamber with resolved turbulence
09 Sep 2016
2:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Boundary Layer, Urban Meteorology and Land-Surface Processes Dr. Alan Shapiro
School of Meteorology
Ascent in a nocturnal low-level jet
09 Sep 2016
2:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Boundary Layer, Urban Meteorology and Land-Surface Processes Dr. Alan Shapiro
School of Meteorology
Ascent in a nocturnal low-level jet
11 Aug 2016
1:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 School of Meteorology (Defense) Ryan Lagerquist
School Of Meteorology
Using Machine Learning to Predict Damaging Straight-line Convective Winds
10 Aug 2016
2:30 PM
NWC Rm. 5820 School of Meteorology (Defense) Samuel K. Degelia
School of Meteorology
Understanding and Predicting Nocturnal Convection Initiation Using an Ensemble-based Multi-scale Data Assimilation System
09 Aug 2016
10:00 AM
NWC Rm. 2410 School of Meteorology (Defense) Race Clark
School of Meteorology
Machine Learning Predictions of Flash Floods
04 Aug 2016
3:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5820 School of Meteorology (Defense) YaoYao Zheng
School of Meteorology
Bridging the NASA Global Precipitation Mission (GPM) and Soil Moisture Active Passive Mission (SMAP): variability of microwave surface emissivity from both in situ and remote sensing perspective
03 Aug 2016
10:00 AM
RIL Rm. 126 School of Meteorology (Defense) Zac Flamig
School of Meteorology
A High Resolution Distributed Hydrologic Model Climatology Over The Conterminous United States Focused on Flash Flooding
28 Jul 2016
12:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 School of Meteorology (Defense) Alex Boothe
School of Meteorology
Global Large-Scale Stratosphere-Troposphere Exchange in Modern Reanalyses
28 Jul 2016
11:00 AM
RIL 126 School of Meteorology (Defense) Andrew Mahre
School of Meteorology
Observations of Cold Front Features at High Spatiotemporal Resolution Using the Atmospheric Imaging Radar
21 Jul 2016
9:00 AM
NWC Rm. 4140 School of Meteorology (Defense) David John Gagne
School of Meteorology
Coupling Data Science Techniques and Numerical Weather Prediction Models for High-Impact Weather Prediction
19 Jul 2016
11:00 AM
NWC Rm. 5600 School of Meteorology Andrew Mahre
School of Meteorology
Observations of a Cold Front at High Spatiotemporal Resolution using Imaging Radar
14 Jul 2016
4:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5820 School of Meteorology (Defense) Austin Alford
School of Meteorology
Observational Evidence of Tropical Cyclone Vortex Rossby Waves and Their Role in Inner Core Rainbands
12 Jul 2016
2:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5820 School of Meteorology (Defense) Mallory Row
School of Meteorology
Synoptic and Local Influences on a Summertime, Long-lived, Mixed-phase Cloud Event over Summit, Greenland
09 May 2016
4:00 PM
NWC Rm. 1350 National Severe Storms Laboratory Humphrey Lean
UK Met Office
Understanding the Characteristics of Convection in Convection Allowing Models
06 May 2016
3:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) Kevin Haghi
School Of Meteorology
On the Predictability of Atmospheric Bores during IHOP_2002
06 May 2016
3:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) Larissa Reames
School of Meteorology
Sensitivity of simulated urban-atmosphere interactions in Oklahoma City to urban parameterization
06 May 2016
2:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Boundary Layer, Urban Meteorology and Land-Surface Processes Brad Illston
School of Meteorology
Near Surface Atmospheric Impacts Resulting from a Developing Metropolitan Area
04 May 2016
3:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Weather and Climate Systems Bo Huang
School of Meteorology
Improving Global and Hurricane Forecasts Using Time-lagged Ensembles
in the GFS 4DEnVar Hybrid Data Assimilation System
03 May 2016
4:00 PM
NWC Rm. 1313 National Severe Storms Laboratory Madalina Surcel
McGill University in Montreal, Canada
On the case- and scale-dependence of the predictability of precipitation patterns by a storm-scale ensemble forecasting system
29 Apr 2016
2:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) Sean Waugh
School of Meteorology
A Balloonborne Particle Size, Imaging, and Velocity Probe for in situ Microphysical Measurements
28 Apr 2016
9:30 AM
NWC Rm. 1120 School of Meteorology (Defense) Derek Stratman
School of Meteorology
Sensitivities of 1-km Forecasts of Tornadic Supercells to Microphysics Parameterizations, Assimilated Radar Data, and Assimilation Techniques

27 Apr 2016
3:30 PM
NWC Rm. 4140 School of Meteorology (Defense) Bryan Putnam
School of Meteorology
The Prediction and Assimilation of Polarimetric Radar Data Using Ensemble-Based Methods
27 Apr 2016
3:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Weather and Climate Systems Addison Alford
School Of Meteorology
Mobile Radar Observations of Vortex Rossby Waves in Three Landfalling Tropical Cyclones
26 Apr 2016
4:00 PM
NWC Rm. 1313 National Weather Center Colloquium Dr. Russ Schumacher

Assistant Professor
Colorado State University
Meso-beta-scale vortices in heavily raining convective systems: symptom or cause of extreme precipitation? 
(or both?)
22 Apr 2016
2:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Boundary Layer, Urban Meteorology and Land-Surface Processes Joshua Gebauer
School of Meteorology
The Role of the Nocturnal Low-Level Jet in Convection Initiation on 1-2 June 2015
22 Apr 2016
3:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) Manda Chasteen
School of Meteorology
WRF Simulations and Observations of a Long-Lived Mesoscale Convective System on 06 October 2014
21 Apr 2016
10:00 AM
NWC Rm. 4140 School of Meteorology (Defense) Jeff Duda
School of Meteorology
Optimal Design of a Convection-Allowing Ensemble from a Model Error Perspective
21 Apr 2016
1:30 PM
NWC Rm. 1350 Radar and Remote Sensing Yaoyao Zheng
School of Meteorology
Effect of surface properties on satellite microwave passive precipitation retrieval: implication for improving quantitative precipitation estimates
20 Apr 2016
3:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Weather and Climate Systems Nick Szapiro
School of Meteorology
How to make a TPV Dance
19 Apr 2016
4:00 PM
NWC Rm. 1313 School of Meteorology Dr. Clara Deser
NCAR
Climate Projections over North America in the Coming Decades: Uncertainty due to Natural Variability
18 Apr 2016
2:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5820 School of Meteorology (Defense) Zachary Wienhoff
School of Meteorology
Dual-Doppler and polarimetric observations of two tornadic supercells in central Oklahoma on 19 May 2013
15 Apr 2016
2:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) Race Clark
School of Meteorology
Machine Learning Predictions of Flash Flooding
15 Apr 2016
3:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) Eswar Iyer
School of Meteorolgy
A Comparison of 36-60-h Precipitation Forecasts from Convection-Allowing and Convection-Parameterizing Ensembles
15 Apr 2016
2:00 PM
NWC Rm. 4140 Boundary Layer, Urban Meteorology and Land-Surface Processes Jinxin Wang
School of Meteorology
A Study of Urban Heat Island Intensity Trends in the Dallas-Fort Worth Region during Wet and Dry Summers
13 Apr 2016
3:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Weather and Climate Systems James Danco
School of Meteorology
Understanding the Features and Mechanisms of the Great Plains Low-Level Jet in CMIP5 Models
12 Apr 2016
1:30 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) Dr. Lucas Harris
NOAA/Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory
Seamless global-to-regional convection-resolving simulations of severe storms and hurricanes
12 Apr 2016
4:00 PM
NWC Rm. 1313 National Weather Center Colloquium Dr. Shiann-Jian Lin
NOAA/Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory
Dogmas and folklore in regional-weather and global-climate modeling [video offsite link warning]
08 Apr 2016
3:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) Ryan Lagerquist
School of Meteorology
Machine-intelligent Prediction of Damaging Straight-line Storm Winds
06 Apr 2016
3:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Weather and Climate Systems Paul Flanagan
School of Meteorology
Long-term Analysis of the Asynchronicity between Temperature and Precipitation Maxima in the Great Plains
01 Apr 2016
2:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Boundary Layer, Urban Meteorology and Land-Surface Processes William G. Blumberg
School of Meteorology
Towards Understanding the Capabilities of High-Temporal Resolution Soundings in Convective Environments
01 Apr 2016
3:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) Samuel K. Degelia
School of Meteorology
Understanding and Predicting Nocturnal Convection Initiation using an Ensemble-based Multi-scale Data Assimilation System
30 Mar 2016
3:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Weather and Climate Systems Dylan Lusk
School of Meteorology
A Climatology of TPVs in the ERA-Interim Dataset
29 Mar 2016
1:30 PM
NWC Rm. 3902 School of Meteorology (Defense) Allison Silveira
School of Meteorology
Charge Structure and Lightning Patterns in a Simulated Mesoscale Convective System
29 Mar 2016
4:00 PM
NWC Rm. 1313 National Weather Center Colloquium Dr. Cecilia Bitz
Department of Atmospheric Sciences University of Washington
The first decade of predicting Arctic sea ice
25 Mar 2016
2:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Boundary Layer, Urban Meteorology and Land-Surface Processes Dr. Sukanta Basu
Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences
North Carolina State University

Quasi-universal scaling of boundary-layer wind speeds in mesoscale regime

25 Mar 2016
3:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) Liz DiGangi
School of Meteorology
A Qualitative Verification of Theories of Controls on Lightning Flash Size Spectra
25 Mar 2016
3:30 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) Katie Bowden
School of Meteorology
Eye-Tracking Applications in Operational Meteorology
24 Mar 2016
1:30 PM
NWC Rm. 1350 Radar and Remote Sensing Joey Picca
School of Meteorology
Utilizing a Polarimetric Size Sorting Signature to Develop a Convective Nowcasting Algorithm
23 Mar 2016
3:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Weather and Climate Systems Mallory Row
School of Meteorology
Synoptic and Local Influences on a Summertime, Long-Lived, Mixed-Phase Cloud Event Over Summit, Greenland: A Modeling Perspective
22 Mar 2016
4:00 PM
NWC Rm. 1313 National Weather Center Colloquium Dr. Dale Durran
University Of Washington
Thunderstorms Don’t Get Butterflies
11 Mar 2016
3:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) Xu Lu
School of Meteorology
GSI-based, Continuously cycled, Dual Resolution Hybrid Ensemble-Variational Data Assimilation System for HWRF: system description and experiments with Edouard (2014)
11 Mar 2016
3:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) Rong Kong
School of Meteorology
Development of a Hybrid En3DVar Data Assimilation System and Comparisons with 3DVar, and EnKF for Radar Data Assimilation with Observing System Simulation Experiments
08 Mar 2016
4:00 PM
NWC Rm. 1313 National Weather Center Colloquium Dr. Jonathan Poterjoy
Institute for Mathematics Applied to Geosciences Mesoscale and Microscale Meteorology Laboratory
An efficient non-parametric data assimilation method for atmospheric research and ensemble forecasting
04 Mar 2016
3:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) Kyle Thiem
School of Meteorology
Rapid-scan, polarimetric, mobile, Doppler-radar observations of the formation, evolution, and structure of the El Reno tornado of 31 May 2013
26 Feb 2016
3:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) Derek Stratman
School of Meteorology
Sensitivities of 1-km Forecasts of Tornadic Supercells to Microphysics Parameterizations, Assimilated Radar Data, and Assimilation Techniques
19 Feb 2016
3:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) Dr. Cameron Homeyer
School of Meteorology
Potato Potato: Applied Research with 3D Mergers of Polarimetric NEXRAD WSR-88D Observations
16 Feb 2016
4:00 PM
NWC Rm. 1313 National Weather Center Colloquium Dr. Jian Zhang
National Severe Storms Lab/Stormscale HydroMET Applications R&D Group
An overview of the NSSL Multi-Radar Multi-Sensor quantitative precipitation estimation system
12 Feb 2016
3:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) Marcus Johnson
School Of Meteorology
Evaluation of Unified Model (UM) microphysics using polarimetric radar observations and retrieved radar variables
12 Feb 2016
3:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) Burkely Gallo
School of Meteorology
Forecasting Tornadoes using Convection-Permitting Ensembles
05 Feb 2016
3:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) Daniel Phoenix
School of Meteorology
Sensitivity of Tropopause-Penetrating Convection and Transport to Microphysics Parameterization in WRF-Chem

05 Feb 2016
3:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) Casey B. Griffin
School of Meteorology
Kinematic Observations of the 10 May 2010 Moore, OK Tornadic Debris Signature
29 Jan 2016
3:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) Jacob Carlin
School of Meteorology
Investigation of Early Echoes: Pieces of the Spin-up Problem Puzzle
29 Jan 2016
3:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) Jonathan Labriola
School of Meteorology
Ensemble Prediction of Splitting Supercells on 10 May 2010
26 Jan 2016
4:00 PM
NWC Rm. 1313 National Weather Center Colloquium Dr. Elinor Martin
OU School of Meteorology
Representation of African Easterly Waves in Historical and Future CMIP5 Simulations

OU School of MeteorologyNational Weather Center National Severe Storms Laboratory