EOL Seminar Series

The EOL Seminar Series are Tuesdays from 3:30-4:30 pm in FL2-1022, and are webcast when possible.

Upcoming Seminars

September 10, 2019
Professor Jakob Mann -Technical University of Denmark
ABSTRACT: The New European Wind Atlas
VIDEO: To Be Added After Presentation

Past Seminars

August 27, 2019
Dr. John Hubbert - NCAR EOL Remote Sensing Facility
ABSTRACT: Using a Regression Filter to Mitigate Ground Clutter Echoes and Improve Signal Statistics
VIDEO: Coming Soon

August 20, 2019
Dr. Volker Wulfmeyer - University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany
ABSTRACT: PBL Studies With Lidar Synergy
VIDEO: Coming Soon

August 6, 2019
Dr. Viral Shah - Harvard University
ABSTRACT: Wintertime Aerosols Over the Northeast United States: Results from the 2015 Winter Campaign
VIDEO: Coming Soon

May 16, 2019
Jorgen B. Jensen - Earth Observing Laboratory, NCAR
ABSTRACT: Observations and parameterizations of autoconversion in marine stratocumulus: A closure study based on Giant Cloud Condensation Nuclei (GCCN)
VIDEO: Coming Soon

April 23, 2019
Dr. Jothiram Vivekanandan - Earth Observing Laboratory, NCAR
ABSTRACT: Radar and Lidar-based Estimation of Liquid Droplet Size and Liquid Water Content in Stratocumulus Clouds
VIDEO: Coming Soon

March 5, 2019
Dr. Helen Worden - Atmospheric Chemistry Observations & Modeling Laboratory, NCAR
ABSTRACT: Approaching Two Decades of MOPITT - What have we learned from satellite carbon monoxide observations?
VIDEO: Presentation Link

November 13, 2018
Dr. Adam Fleisher - National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
ABSTRACT: Accurate Spectroscopy of the Stable and Radioactive Carbon Isotopologues of CO2
VIDEO: Presentation Link

November 6, 2018
Dr. Sharon Collinge - National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON)
ABSTRACT: Data and Infrastructure to Understand Our Changing Ecosystem
VIDEO: Presentation Link

October 30, 2018
James (Jim) Moore - NCAR, Earth Observing Laboratory
ABSTRACT: A 35-Year Journey Supporting Geosciences Research Field Projects: Perceptions, Lessons Learned and the Remarkable Future
VIDEO: Presentation Link

September 18, 2018
James D. Doyle - NRL, Marine Meteorology Division
ABSTRACT: Flying Through New Zealand's Gravity Waves
VIDEO: Presentation Link

August 21, 2018
Dr. Leila Carvalho - University of California
ABSTRACT: The Sundowner Winds Experiment (SWEX) First Intensive Campaign: understanding downslope windstorms in the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara, CA
VIDEO: Presentation Link

August 16, 2018
Dr. Minghui Diao - San Jose State University
ABSTRACT: Clouds and aerosols: linking aircraft measurements, satellite observations and model simulations
VIDEO: Presentation Link

August 14, 2018
Dr. Volker Wulfmeyer - University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany
ABSTRACT: On the application of a new lidar sensor synergy for studying and improving parameterizations of land-atmosphere interaction and entrainment in hetergeneous terrain
VIDEO: Presentation Link

August 7, 2018
Dr. Andrew Manning - University of East Anglina, Norwich, England
ABSTRACT: Atmospheric oxygen: Useful for more than just breathing
VIDEO: Presentation Link

July 17, 2018
Dr. Joachim Reuder - University of Bergen, Norway
ABSTRACT: The ISOBAR project on stable boundary layers: Experimental setup and first results of two field campaigns in 2017 and 2018 at Hailuoto, Finland
VIDEO: No Recording

June 12, 2018
Dr. Scott W. Tyler - University of Nevada Reno
ABSTRACT: New Tools near the Triple Point: Measuring Antarctic Ice Shelf Stability, Endangered Spring Fish, Snowmelt Dynamics and Flying Drones
VIDEO: Presentation Link

June 5, 2018
Dr. Steven Schill - National Suborbital Research Center
ABSTRACT: Enabling the Science onboard NASA Airborne Research Platforms
VIDEO: Presentation Link

May 29, 2018
Dr. Kevin S. Repasky - Montana State University
ABSTRACT: Ground-based eye-safe networkable micro-pulse differential absorption lidar (DIAL) for thermodynamic profiling in the lower troposphere
VIDEO: Presentation Link

May 15, 2018
Professor Alan Blyth - National Centre for Atmospheric Science
University of Leeds, Leeds, England

ABSTRACT: The Role of Multiple Thermals in the Development of Precipitation
VIDEO: Presentation Link

May 1, 2018
Mark E. Weber - University of Oklahoma, CIMMS
ABSTRACT: NOAA's Spectrum Efficient National Surveillance Radar (SENSR) Research Program
VIDEO: Presentation Link

April 24, 2018
John H. Lehman - NIST, Sources and Detectors Group
ABSTRACT: Planar Nanotube-Based Radiometers for Space and Telecommuncations
VIDEO: Presentation Link

April 10, 2018
Dr. Zhaoxia Pu - University of Utah
ABSTRACT: Progress and prospects of radar data assimilation supporting hurricane research and forecasting
VIDEO: Presentation Link

April 3, 2018
Matthew Lebstock - Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology
ABSTRACT: Differential Absorption Radar: A New Method to Remotely Sense Water Vapor Profiles Within Clouds
VIDEO: Presentation Link

March 20, 2018
Professor Jakob Mann - Technical University of Denmark
ABSTRACT: Investigation of small scale topography for wind energy
VIDEO: Presentation Link

February 27, 2018
Britton Stephens - National Center for Atmospheric Research
ABSTRACT: Oceanography among the clouds and terrestrial ecology a thousand miles from land: The power of global-scale airborne observations
VIDEO: Presentation Link

February 20, 2018
Dr. John Richard Anthes - UCAR President Emeritus
ABSTRACT: Estimating observation and model error variances using multiple data sets
VIDEO: Presentation Link


September 12, 2017
Dr. John Hubbert - NCAR’s Earth Observing Laboratory
Precise Calibration of S-Pol Zdr: Accounting for Antenna Temperature Effects

September 5, 2017
Mikael Witte - Postdoctoral fellow in the Advanced Study Program at the National Center for Atmospheric Research
Scaling analysis of cloud and rain liquid water content and implications for microphysical parameterizations

August 22, 2017
Joshua Soderholm - University of Queensland
Outcomes of the Coastal Convective Interactions Experiment and new horizons with the Australian radar network

June 22, 2017
Dr. Emma Järvinen
Understanding the interaction of solar radiation with cirrus ice crystals – implications for the radiative transfer and climate modelling

June 16, 2017
Dr. Adriana Bailey of Dartmouth
Fingerprinting changes in hydrologic balance from cloud to regional scales

June 20, 2017
Dr. Stefan Metzger - NEON
From flux measurements to information: A brief journey over land, air and space

June 6, 2017
Willem Marais - PhD ECE graduate student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
New methods to Invert Backscatter and Extinction from Photon-Limited Lidar Observations

May 2, 2017
Ya-Chien Feng - McGill University
Progress and Prospects of Advanced Radar Refractivity Retrieval

April 4, 2017
Christina S. McCluskey - Department of Atmospheric Science: Colorado State University
Marine Ice Nucleating Particles: Implications for High Latitude Aerosol-Cloud Interactions

March 14, 2017
Dr. Jothiram “Vivek” Vivekanandan - NCAR
Airborne Phased Array Polarimetric Doppler Weather Radar

March 7, 2017
Dr. Charles Brock - NOAA
Around the World in 21 days: Mapping the Global Aerosol during the Atmospheric Tomography (ATom) Project

February 7, 2017
Dr. Tanu Malik - School of Computing - DePaul University
GeoTrust: Improving Sharing and Reproducibility of Geoscience Applications

January 10, 2017
Dr. Simone Tilmes - Atmospheric Chemistry Observations & Division, NCAR
Climate Engineering: Benefits, Side-Effects, Risks, and Opportunities


December 6, 2016
Erin Robinson - Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP)
Making Data Matter: Using Collective Impact to Move Forward Together

November 15, 2016
Dr. Evan Kalina
Investigations of severe storm microphysics using models and dual-polarization radar

November 1, 2016
Sim D. Aberson
Dropsondes in Hurricanes (1949 to Present)

October 18, 2016
Ulrike Romatschke
National Center for Atmospheric Research 
Stereophotogrammetry of Clouds

October 11, 2016
Joseph Cione
In-Situ Measurements in Hurricane Environments

October 5, 2016
Edward Patton 
National Center for Atmospheric Research
Biosphere-atmosphere exchange: Insights from measurements and models

October 3, 2016
Javier Fochesatto
University of Alaska Fairbanks
An Integrated View at the High Latitude Atmospheric Boundary Layer & Surface Atmosphere Interaction

September 29, 2016
Alan Blyth
National Centre for Atmospheric Science, University of Leeds
Heavy and persistent precipitation in a quasi­stationary convective system in SW England

August 25, 2016
Peter G Baines
Dept. of Infrastructure Engineering - University of Melbourne
The Dynamics of the Generation of Internal Waves by Explosive Volcanic Eruptions.

August 16, 2016
Dr. Ivana Stiperski
Institute of Atmospheric and Cryospheric Sciences University of Innsbruck
Turbulence characteristics of downslope flows in mountainous terrain

August 10, 2016
EOL Summer Undergraduate Program for Engineering Research Interns: Julian Claudio, Nicholas DeCicco, Matthew Daily, Joseph Ronsivalle
EOL's Summer Undergraduate Program for Engineering Research Internship Project Seminar

August 4, 2016
Richard Ice
Data Quality and the Polarimetric WSR-88D

August 2, 2016
Minghui Diao
San Jose State University
Ice cloud formation from in-situ airborne observations to a hierarchy of models

July 12, 2016
Eric Frew
University of  Colorado Boulder
Toward an Autonomous Airborne Scientist for Studying Severe Local Storms and Other Complex Atmospheric Phenomena

June 14, 2016
Bruce Albrecht
University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
CSET (Cloud System Evolution in the Trades) Science Overview

June 7, 2016
Ron Smith and DEEPWAVE Team
Yale University
Gravity Waves over New Zealand observed in DEEPWAVE: Scales, Fluxes, Breaking and Impacts

May 3, 2016
Cynthia Twohy
Senior Research Scientist, NorthWest Research Associates & Visiting Researcher, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Aircraft Measurements of Saharan Dust and Fluorescent Biological Particles and Implications for Ice Nucleation

April 19, 2016
Ed Eloranta and Ilya Razenkov
University of Wisconsin - Madison
High Spectral Resolution Lidar Temperature Profiling: Progress and Challenges

March 29, 2016
Dr. Mark C. Leifer
Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. - Phased Array RF Technologies group
Dual-Pol Data Collection Strategies for Phased Array Weather Radar

March 15, 2016
Dr. Barbara J. Brooks
Head, Atmospheric Measurement Facility, University of Leeds
National Centre for Atmospheric Science School of Earth and Environment
NCAS - AMF: An introduction to what it is and what it does. 

March 8, 2016
Dr. Gijs de Boer 
Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences
CU Boulder, NOAA ESRL Physical Sciences Division
Recent efforts to use small unmanned aircraft in studying the atmosphere

February 2, 2016
Mr. Mike Daniels, and Mr. Charlie Martin 
NCAR Earth Observing Laboratory
Cloud Hosted Real-Time Data Services for the Geosciences (CHORDS)


November 10, 2015
Dr. Jothiram Vivekanandan
NCAR Earth Observing Laboratory
The Design, Development, and Deployment of the HIAPER Cloud Radar (HCR)

November 3, 2015
Dr. Ana Barros
Duke University  

Toward a Pan-Andean Hydrometeorological Observing System – Understanding the intertwined roles of topography and evapotranspiration on precipitation processes with implications for Water Resources and Bioconservation

October 15, 2015
Dr. Greg Mcfarquhar
University of Illinois 
[Joint seminar with MMM]
Use of In-Situ Observations for Quantifying Ice Cloud Microphysical Properties and Processes, and their Uncertainties

September 24, 2015
Dr. Anthony Illingworth
University of Reading
[Joint seminar with MMM]
What Can Polarization Radar Tell Us About the Hydrometeors in Convective and Stratiform Rainfall?

August 11, 2015
Dr. Teruyuki Nakajima
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)

Progress of the microphysics remote sensing of atmospheric clouds and aerosols for better understanding of the Earth’s Climate

June 2, 2015
Dr. David Edwards
Director, NCAR Atmospheric Chemistry Observations & Modeling (ACOM) Laboratory
Observations of Atmospheric Composition from geostationary satellite constellation for air quality and climate

May 26, 2015
Dr. James Edson
University of Connecticut 

Direct measurements of momentum, heat and mass fluxes from ships & surface moorings:  Methodology and their use in Marine Boundary Layer Studies

May 12, 2015
Dr.Thomas Chubb
Monash University 

Observations of high droplet number concentrations in Southern Ocean boundary layer clouds

April 7, 2015
Dr. Britton Stephens
NCAR Earth Observing Laboratory
The Global Distribution of Atmospheric Oxygen

March 17 2015
Dr. Vanda Grubišić
Director, NCAR Earth Observing Laboratory 
Wave-Induced Boundary Layer Separation in the Lee of Medicine Bow Mountains

March 3, 2015
Dr. Scott Spuler
NCAR Earth Observing Laboratory
Development of low-cost laser remote sensor for high vertical resolution and continuous measurements of atmospheric water vapor

February 10, 2015
Dr. Ken Melville
Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Manned and Unmanned Aircraft in Air-Sea Interaction Research

January 16, 2015
Dr. Maria Z. A. Pour
University of Alabama, Huntsville

Electrically Large and Medium Antennas for Adaptive Virtual Array Antenna Systems