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Optimizing Lidar Scanning Strategies for Wind Energy Turbulence Measurements

Jennifer Newman
OU School of Meteorology,

06 Mar 2015, 3:00 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 Fred Carr and Evgeni Fedorovich. 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 Marcia Pallutto. 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
Convener: Tian Yu
Thursdays @ 1:15 pm, NWC 1350
Seminar series website
Weather and Climate Systems
Convener: Lance Leslie
Wednesdays @ 1:00 pm, NWC 5600
Boundary Layer, Urban Meteorology, and Land-Surface Processes
Conveners: Alan Shapiro & Tim Bonin
Fridays @ 3:00 pm, NWC 5600
Seminar series website
Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics)
Convener: Louis Wicker
Fridays @ 2:00 pm, NWC 5600

Directions to the National Weather Center

Colloquium and Seminar Series Talks: 2015

DATE & TIME LOCATION COLLOQUIUM/SERIES SPEAKER SUBJECT
24 Apr 2015
3:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Boundary Layer, Urban Meteorology and Land-Surface Processes William (Greg) Blumberg
OU School of Meteorology
TBA
23 Apr 2015
1:00 PM
NWC Rm. 4140 School of Meteorology (Defense) Tim Bonin
OU School of Meteorology
TBA
21 Apr 2015
4:00 PM
NWC Rm. 1313 National Weather Center Colloquium Dr. Kenneth P. Bowman
Texas A&M University
17 Apr 2015
3:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Boundary Layer, Urban Meteorology and Land-Surface Processes Paul Flanagan
OU School of Meteorology
TBA
16 Apr 2015
2:00 PM
NWC Rm. 4140 School of Meteorology (Defense) Jennifer Newman
OU School of Meteorology
TBA
15 Apr 2015
3:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Weather and Climate Systems Dylan Lusk
OU School of Meteorology
TBA
14 Apr 2015
4:00 PM
NWC Rm. 1313 National Weather Center Colloquium Dr. Heather Reeves & Dr. Kim Elmore
CIMMS / NSSL
TBA
10 Apr 2015
3:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Boundary Layer, Urban Meteorology and Land-Surface Processes Jinxin Wang
OU School of Meteorology
TBA
08 Apr 2015
3:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Weather and Climate Systems Nick Szapiro
OU School of Meteorology
TBA
01 Apr 2015
3:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Weather and Climate Systems Andrew Dzambo
OU School of Meteorology
TBA
31 Mar 2015
4:00 PM
NWC Rm. 1313 School of Meteorology Dr. Lance F. Bosart
Department of Atmospheric & Environmental Sciences
University at Albany/SUNY
The Occurrence of Extreme Weather Events over North America Arising from Interactions of the North Pacific Jet Stream with Tropical and Polar Disturbances
27 Mar 2015
3:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Boundary Layer, Urban Meteorology and Land-Surface Processes Jing Liu
OU School of Meteorology
25 Mar 2015
3:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Weather and Climate Systems Reed Timmer
OU School of Meteorology
TBA
13 Mar 2015
1:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 School of Meteorology Dr. Jason C. Furtado
Staff Scientist
Atmospheric & Environmental Research, Inc.
Central Pacific El NiƱos and the North Pacific Oscillation: Toward A New Paradigm of Pacific Climate Variability
13 Mar 2015
3:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Boundary Layer, Urban Meteorology and Land-Surface Processes Larissa Reames
OU School of Meteorology
TBA
10 Mar 2015
4:00 PM
NWC Rm. 1313 National Weather Center Colloquium Dr. David B. Parsons
Director, OU School of Meteorology
TBA
09 Mar 2015
2:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 School of Meteorology Dr. Angeline Pendergrass
Advanced Studies Program
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
NCAR
The rain is askew: changes in the distributions of rain and vertical velocity
06 Mar 2015
1:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 School of Meteorology Dr. Daniel Dawson
Research Scientist
Center for Analysis and Prediction of Storms
University of Oklahoma
Convection connections: the interplay of dynamics, thermodynamics, and microphysics in supercell thunderstorms
06 Mar 2015
2:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) Marcus Johnson
OU School of Meteorology
Comparison of Polarimetric Signatures Simulated using Two-Moment Bulk Microphysics Schemes in WRF in Idealized Supercell Storms
06 Mar 2015
3:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Boundary Layer, Urban Meteorology and Land-Surface Processes Jennifer Newman
OU School of Meteorology
Optimizing Lidar Scanning Strategies for Wind Energy Turbulence Measurements
03 Mar 2015
4:00 PM
NWC Rm. 1313 National Weather Center Colloquium Dr. Jack Kain
Chief, Forecast & Development Division
National Severe Storms Laboratory, NOAA

Making research more relevant: lessons learned from years of research-to-operations efforts at NSSL
27 Feb 2015
2:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) Dr. Patrick Skinner
NOAA Affiliate
Forcing mechanisms of internal rear-flank downdraft momentum surges in the 18 May 2010 Dumas, Texas supercell
26 Feb 2015
4:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5930 Boundary Layer, Urban Meteorology and Land-Surface Processes Dr. Robb M. Randall
Acting Lead, Atmospheric Science Center
Lead, Boundary Layer Research Team
Battlefield Environment Division
Army Research Lab

Overview of the Army Research Lab Battlefield Environment Division, Open Campus Initiative and the Atmospheric Science Center
24 Feb 2015
4:00 PM
NWC Rm. 1313 National Weather Center Colloquium Dr. Fuqing Zhang
Department of Meteorology
Penn State University

Predictability and data assimilation for severe weather and tropical cyclones
17 Feb 2015
4:00 PM
NWC Rm. 1313 National Weather Center Colloquium Dr. Larry Berg
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Land surface, clouds, aerosol at the Southern Great Plains: reflections on the past and looking to the future
06 Feb 2015
2:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) Burkely Twiest
OU School of Meteorology
Using the NSSL-WRF Ensemble to Provide Hazard Guidance
27 Jan 2015
4:00 PM
NWC Rm. 1313 National Severe Storms Laboratory Dr. Steven Cavallo
OU School of Meteorology

Connecting polar regions processes with midlatitude weather
16 Jan 2015
3:00 PM
NWC Rm. 5600 Boundary Layer, Urban Meteorology and Land-Surface Processes Dr. Alan Shapiro
OU School of Meteorology
A Unified Theory for the Great Plains Nocturnal Low-Level Jet
13 Jan 2015
4:00 PM
NWC Rm. 1313 National Weather Center Colloquium Dr. Alexander Ryzhkov
Senior Scientist
CIMMS / NSSL

Dual-polarization radar as a tool to improve the performance of numerical weather prediction models

OU School of MeteorologyNational Weather Center National Severe Storms Laboratory