Previous CGD Seminar Series

2016-2017 Seminars

Cheryl Harrison, NCAR/CGDEffects of mesoscale turbulence on carbon export: a global perspective [abstract] [no video available]
Gunilla Svensson, Stockholm UniversityObservations and modeling of the atmospheric boundary layer and its impact on the general circulation [abstract] [video]
Clara Draper, NASALand data assimilation, and the use of land surface observations in NASA's reanalysis program [abstract] [video]
Yuanlong Li, CUDecadal acceleration of upper Indian Ocean warming [abstract] [video]
Bas van Ruijven, NCAR/CGDImpacts of climate change on building energy use [abstract] [video]
Gerald Meehl, NCAR/CGDAntarctic sea ice should be melting but it’s not: Connections to global temperature trends and decadal variability in the tropical Pacific [abstract] [video]
Jorge Sarmiento, Princeton University The Outsized Role of the Southern Ocean in the Regulation of Carbon, Heat, and Biological Productivity [abstract] [video]
Elizabeth Maroon, CIRESThe influence of the Rocky Mountains on the ocean's Meridional Overturning Circulation [abstract] [video]
Hannah Christensen, NCAR/CGDRevisiting the parametrization problem [abstract] [video]
Alistair Rogers, Brookhaven National LaboratoryThe Representation of Photosynthesis in Earth System Models [abstract] [video]
Erik Larson, NOAACMIP5 estimate of Earth's energy budget [abstract] [video]
Brian Toon, CU/LASPClimate change on Mars [abstract] [video]
*Ali Mashayek, MITOverturning the circulation of the ocean [abstract] [video]
*Satoshi Kimura, Nansen Environmental and Remotee Sensing CenterOceanographic controls on the variability of ice-shelf basal melting and circulations of glacial meltwater in the Amundsen Sea Embayment [abstract] [video]
*Simone Marras, Stanford UniversitySome numerical challenges in computational fluid dynamics for atmospheric and ocean simulations [abstract] [video]
Jadwiga Richter, NCAR/CGDThe quasi-biennial oscillation (QBO): Past, present, and the future [abstract] [video]
*Bill Lipscomb, Los Alamos National LabModeling Ice Sheets and Sea Level with the Community Earth System Model [abstract] [video]
*Dan Whitt, NCAR/CGDExploring mesoscale-to-submesoscale Earth system dynamics in the upper ocean: How unsteady winds fuel phytoplankton growth at ocean fronts [abstract] [video]
*Scott Bachman, University of CambridgeMuddied waters: Large-scale ocean eddy closures for CMIP6 and beyond [abstract] [video]
Andrew Gettelman, NCAR/CGDThe Importance of Cloud Microphysics for Climate Forcing and Feedbacks [abstract] [video]
Kristopher Karnauskas, CU BoulderDetecting the influence of the Hadley circulation on Atlantic hurricanes through OLR [abstract] [video]
Peter Sullivan, NCAR/MMMBoundary-layer induced frontogenesis in the ocean surface layer [abstract] [video]
Cassandra Brooks, Stanford UniversityPolicies for managing the global commons: The case of marine protected areas in Antarctica [abstract] [video]
Isla Simpson, NCAR/CGDWhy do modelled and observed surface stress climatologies differ in the trade-wind regions? [abstract] [video]
Brian Medeiros, NCAR/CGDTrade-wind clouds in climate models: How bad is good enough? [abstract] [video]
Patrick Laloyaux, ECMWFEarth system climate reanalyses at ECMWF [abstract] [video]
Sebastian Ortega, Georgia Institute of TechnologyThe planetary scale circulation of the tropical upper troposphere and its influence on tropical weather [abstract] [video]
Jessica Luo, NCAR/CGDGelatinous zooplankton in marine ecosystems: a neglected but critical link in the ocean carbon cycle [abstract] [video]
Ahmed Tawfik, NCAR/CGDWhen does the land surface matter? Surface-Convection Feedbacks and Models [abstract] [video]
Kathleen Pegion, George Mason UniversityWhich Predictability Estimates are Most Realistic? [abstract] [video]
Colin Zarzycki, NCAR/CGDTracking extremes in climate data: community defragging and understanding uncertainty [abstract] [video]
Alice DuVivier, NCAR/CGDModeled air-sea interactions around southeastern Greenland [abstract] [video]
Liz Drenkard, RutgersAnticipating Pacific Coral Reef Resilience and Susceptibility to Climate Variability [abstract] [video]
Kevin Trenberth, NCAR/CGDImplications of Earth’s energy imbalance for surface fluxes and especially ocean heat transports [abstract] [video]
Reto Knutti, ETH Zurich Climate sensitivity, the limits of linear models and implications for science and society [abstract] [video]
Jennifer Balch, CU BoulderFrontier fire in the Amazon: Local to global consequences of human-altered fire regimes in tropical forests[abstract] [video]
Judith Berner, NCAR/CGDImproving ENSO variability in the Community Earth System model by increasing resolution and introducing stochastic perturbations [abstract] [video]

* CGD Scientist Candidate