Spring 2020

6/3/20 - Tomas Chor (UCLA)

Winter 2020

1/8/20 - Zhiming Kuang (Harvard University), Some applications of linear response functions in atmospheric dynamics

1/15/20 - Andy Ridgwell (UCR), ~Isempty(intersect('biology',models))

1/22/20 - Tracey Holloway (UW - Madison), New Data and Modeling for Air Quality Management

1/29/20 - David Neelin (UCLA), The simplicity of precipitation — dialogue between diagnostics and theoretical underpinnings

2/5/20 - John Seinfeld (Caltech), Secondary Organic Aerosol

2/12/20 - Elizabeth Barnes (Colorado State), Viewing Climate Signals through an AI Lens

2/19/20 - Naomi Maruyama (NOAA/ CIRES), Cold plasma coupling between the magnetosphere, plasmasphere, and ionosphere

2/26/20 - Heidi Nepf (MIT), How vegetation alters waves and current, and the feedbacks to environmental system function

3/4/20 - Martha Sutula (SCCWRP), Ingredients to a "Solution": Increasing Resilience to Acidification, Deoxygenation, and Harmful Algal Blooms in the Souther California Bight

3/11/20 - Charles Jones (UCSB), The Sundowner winds in Santa Barbara, California, USA


Fall 2019 

10/2/19 - Adam Kellerman (UCLA), The response of cosmic noise absoprtion to electron precipitation: A new method to infer energy input into the upper atmosphere over daily to climatic scales

10/9/19 - John Worden (JPL), Quantifying The Global Methane Budget and Its Uncertainties Using Satellite and Ground Measurements

10/16/19 - Nicholas Lutsko (MIT), Extending Large-Scale Dynamics From the Zonal-Mean to Regional Climates

10/23/19 - Bette Otto-Bliesner (NCAR), Sensitivity of the Greenland Ice Sheet to Warming: A View from the Past - The Last Interglacial

10/30/19 - Fiaz Ahmed (UCLA), Probing Precipitation Physics with Tropical Rainfall Statistics

11/6/19 - Mike Pritchard (UCI), Turbulence Matters: Emerging Opportunities for Numerical Climate Dynamics in the Era of Exascale Computing and Deep Learning

11/13/19 - Philip Rasch (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory), Challenges and Prospects for the treatment of cloud and aerosol proceses in Earth System Models

11/20/19 - Daniele Bianchi (UCLA), Oceanic emissions of nitrous oxide: from global patterns to eddy-driven reactions

12/4/19 - Sarah Purkey (Scripps Institution of Oceanography), New insight into deep ocean warming from tracer data, deep argo, and another decade of repeat hyrography

Spring 2019

04/03/19- Aviv Solodoch (UCLA), What Makes the Deep Western Boundary Current "Leak"?

04/10/19- Karen McKinnon (UCLA), Predictability and Uncertainty: Two Temperature Tales

04/17/19- Qinghua Ding (UCSB), Fingerprints of Internal Drivers of Recent Arctic Warming

04/24/19- Hung-I Lee (UCLA)

05/01/19 - Suzan Lozier (Duke University), A 21st Look at the Global Ocean Conveyor Belt  

05/08/19 - Charlie Zender (UCI), Automatic Weather Stations Reveal How Clouds Affect Greenland's Surface

05/15/19 - Aaron Ridley (Universtiy of Michigan) Modeling the Upper Atmospheric Reaction to Energy Input

05/22/19 - Alison Gray (University of Washington) The Southern Ocean’s Role in the Global Carbon Cycle: New Results from the SOCCOM Array of Biogeochemical-Argo Floats

05/29/19 - Inez Fung (UCB), Carbon Weather Data- Assimilation

06/05/19 - Rong Fu (UCLA), Interactions between Aerosols and Mesoscale Convective Lifecycle inferred from Satellite Observations 


Winter 2018

01/09/19- Jesus Araujo (UCLA), “The Environment and the Cardiometabolic Conundrum: Is the Answer in the Mitochondria?”

01/16/19- Joyce Penner (University of Michigan), Climate impact of aerosols on large-scale cirrus clouds

01/23/19- David Gonzalez (UCLA), Why Do Particles Make People Sick? Reactive Oxygen Species from Biomass Burning Components in Simulated and Human Lung Fluids 

01/30/19- Jose-Luis Jimenez (CU Boulder), Submicron aerosols: from the urban to the remote atmopshere

02/06/19- Fiamma Straneo (Scripps Institution of Oceanography), Glaciers on the loose: navigating Greenland's coastal margins to unravel the causes and consequences of a shrinking ice sheet

02/13/19- Ian Faloona (UC Davis), The Importance of Seeing Turbulence, and its Multiscale Dependence, in Air Pollution Studies: Examples from California's San Joaquin Valley

02/20/19- Chris Bretherton (UW), Boundary layer clouds and aerosols over the Souther Ocean: New observations for making better climate models. 

02/27/19- Dorian Abbot (University of Chicago), The Snowball Bifurcation on Tidally Influenced Planets

03/06/19- Julia Hazel (UCLA), Exploring the Wind-Driven Near-Antarctic Circulation

03/13/19- Leif Thomas (Stanford), Interactions between Near-Inertial Waves and Balanced Currents at Ocean Fronts

Fall 2018

10/03/18- Duane Waliser (JPL), Atmospheric Rivers: Water Extremes that Shape Our Global Weather and Climate

10/10/18- Dennis Baldocchi (UC Berkeley), How much water is evaporated across California during the booms and busts in rainfall?: Experiences from measuring and modeling evaporation across California between 2000 and 2017

10/17/18- Boyi Wang (UCLA), Imaging 2D structures of transient and localized solar wind-magnetosphere interaction

10/24/18- Cecilia Bitz (UW), Drivers of Souther Ocean climate change in recent decades

10/31/18- Victor Pinto (UCLA), Influence of the Solar Wind in the dynamics of relativistic electrons on the Earth's Radiation Belts

11/07/18- Spencer Hill (UCLA), Back to the basics for monsoons, Hadley cells, and rotating tanks

11/14/18- Harlan Spence (University of New Hampshire), Q: Precipitation, Kelvin-Helmholtz Waves, and Turbulence - Atmospheric Science or Space Science? A: Both!

11/28/18- Shafer Smith (NYU), The role eddy stirring in structuring Arabian Sea oxygen distributions

12/05/18- David Randall (Colorado State University), Interactions of convection and radiation under homogeneous boundary conditions on the sphere, with and without rotation

Spring 2018

6/13/18 - L. Ruby Leung (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory), “Modeling Mesoscale Convective Systems and their Large-scale Environments”

6/6/18 - Gaby Katul (Duke), “A universal scaling law for gas transfer velocities across complex interfaces”

5/30/18 - Ryan McGranaghan (NASA-JPL), “Studying the weather in space with Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) signals”

5/23/18 - David Dauhajre (UCLA), "Submesoscale Currents in the Coastal Ocean"

5/16/18 - David Ridley (MIT), "exploring the drivers and effects of multi-decadal changes in aerosol"

5/9/18 - Yi-Hung Kuo (UCLA), "Convective transition statistics for climate model diagnostics"

5/2/18 - Amy Clements (University of Miami), "Rethinking the Role of the Ocean in the Atlantic Multi-Decadal Climate Variability"

4/25/18 - Joern Callies (Caltech), "Submesoscale eddies in the abyssal ocean"

4/18/18 - Becky Alexander (UW), "Sulfate aerosol formation in polluted and pristine environments"

4/4/18 - Alyson Santoro (UCSB), "Nitrification and nitrous oxide oxide production in open ocean and coastaloxygen deficient zones"

Winter 2018

3/14/18 - Lynne Talley (Scripps Institution of Oceangraphy)

3/7/18 - Kristen Davis (UCI), “Fate of internal waves on a shallow shelf”

2/28/18 - Timu Gallien (UCLA), "Urban Coastal Flood Prediction: Beaches, Backshores and Bathtubs”

2/21/18 - Tapio Schneider (Caltech), "Expectations and surprises about climate feedbacks from low clouds"

2/14/18 - Dilhara Ranasinghe (UCLA), "Effect of sound wall-vegetation combination barriers on pollution dispersion from freeways”

2/7/17 - Sarah Kapnick (NOAA), “Potential for Seasonal Snowpack Prediction”

1/31/18 - Ann Marie Carlton (UCI), "Aerosol optical thickness: conncecting surface mass to measurements from outer space"

1/24/18 - David Romps (UC Berkeley), "The void: How the atmosphere's humidity deficit sets cloud cover and storm intensity"

1/17/18 - Kim Prather (UCSD), "Advancing our understanding of aerosol on clouds, climate, and precipitation over California”

1/10/18 - Tina Chow (UC Berkeley), “Wind energy and the stable boundary layer”

Fall 2017

11/29/17- Marianna Linz (UCLA), “The Circulation of the Stratosphere from Observations”

11/15/17- Manabu Shiraiwa (UCI), “Multiphase chemistry of organic aerosols and reactive oxygen species in the atmosphere”

11/01/17- Ronald Kwok (NASA-JPL), “Sea ice thickness from space: Why is it so difficult?”

10/25/17- Nina Bednarsek (NOAA/SCCWRP), “Using pteropod in disentangling multiple stressor effects in the California Ecosystem”

10/18/17- Thomas Lauvaux (Penn State), "Atmospheric Inversion of Urban Greenhouse Gas Emissions”

10/11/17- Alan Barreca (UCLA), "Adapting to Climate Change: The Remarkable Decline in The Health Costs of Extreme Heat Over the 20th Century”

10/04/17- Juan Lora (UCLA), “Westerlies, Atmospheric Rivers, and Moisture Transport to North America Since the Last Glacial Maximum”




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