# Seminars Archive

# 2010

### July

- SIParCS IMAGe Seminar, Kiran Katta

University of Texas, El Paso

**Third-order Non-oscillatory Transport Scheme**

July 30

Lecture 2:30pm

Mesa Laboratory, Main Auditorium

- SIParCS IMAGe Seminar, Ashley Bell

Ithaca College

**A Statistical Comparison of Radiosonde Observations to NCEP RCM3 Climate Model Atmospheric Wind Speed**

July 30

Lecture 1:50pm

Mesa Laboratory, Main Auditorium

- Joint GTP MMM Seminar, Larry Mahrt

Oregon State University

**Common Realistic Stable Boundary Layers**

July 29

Lecture 3:30pm

Foothills Laboratory 2, Room 1001

- SIParCS IMAGe Seminar, Paul Tranquilli

University of California, Merced

**Exploring Exponential Integrators for MUSE**

July 29

Lecture 2:50pm

Mesa Laboratory, Main Auditorium

- SIParCS IMAGe Seminar, Megan Yoder

Colorado School of Mines

**Forecast Verification of Wind Speeds Using a Modified Neighborhood Approach**

July 29

Lecture 2:10pm

Mesa Laboratory, Main Auditorium

- SIParCS IMAGe Seminar, David Appelhans

Colorado School of Mines

**Discontinuous Galerkin Methods on an Unstructured Geodesic Grid**

July 29

Lecture 1:30pm

Mesa Laboratory, Main Auditorium

- Joint GTP MMM Seminar, David Fitzjarrald

University at Albany, SUNY

**River Proximity and Topographic Effects on Precipitation in the Eastern Amazon Basin**

July 28

Lecture 3:30pm

Foothills Laboratory 2, Room 1001

- SIParCS IMAGe Seminar, Scott Goddard

Texas A&M University

**Analysis of Temporal Changes in NARCCAP Wind Data**

July 27

Lecture 2:30pm

Mesa Laboratory, Main Auditorium

- SIParCS IMAGe Seminar, Ryan Dean

Virginia Polytechnic Institute

**Implicit-Explicit Time Integration for Adaptive Simulations in MUSE**

July 27

Lecture 1:50pm

Mesa Laboratory, Main Auditorium

### June

- Joint GTP MMM Seminar, James J. Riley

University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

**On Pathways to Turbulence in Strongly-Stratified Flows**

June 10

Lecture 10:30am

Foothills Laboratory 2, Room 1022

### May

- IMAGe RSVP Seminar, Michal Ziemianski

Institute for Meteorology and Water Management (IMGW), Warsaw, Poland

**Regional Operational NWP with Sound-Proof Equations;**

A COSMO Consortium Project

May 21

Lecture 10:00am

Mesa Laboratory, Damon Room

- WCIASP/IMAGe Seminar, Jens Hesselbjerg Christensen

Danish Meteorological Institute

**Beyond Bias Correction of Climate Change Projections**

May 19

Lecture 3:30pm

Foothills Laboratory 2, Main Auditorium (Rm 1022)

- WCIASP/IMAGe Seminar, Jens Hesselbjerg Christensen

Danish Meteorological Institute

**Weighting Regional Climate Models Based on Several Specific Metrics:**

Exploring a Concept

May 18

Lecture 10:30am

Mesa Laboratory, Main Seminar Room

### April

- GTP Seminar, Marc Brachet

CNRS, France

**Simulations of Finite-temperature Superfluids using the Truncated Gross-Pitaevskii Equation**

April 23

Lecture 3:30 pm

Mesa Laboratory, Chapman Room

- Joint IMAGe GSP Seminar, David Bolin

Lund University

**Spatial Stochastic Models Generated by Nested SPDEs**

April 20

Lecture 10:00 am

Mesa Laboratory, Chapman Room

- Joint IMAGe CGD Seminar, Henry D. I. Abarbanel

University of California, San Diego

**State and Parameter Estimation in Models of Nonlinear Systems**

April 13

Lecture 3:30pm

Mesa Laboratory, Main Seminar Room

### March

- CMG Seminar, Natasha Flyer

NCAR IMAGe

**Applications of Radial Basis Functions to the Geosciences**

March 26

Lecture 10:30am

Mesa Laboratory, Main Seminar Room

- GSP Seminar, Tamara Greasby

University of California, Davis

**Powering the Future: Wind Power Forecast for Solano, California**

March 23

Lecture 10:00am

Mesa Laboratory, Damon Room

- CMG Seminar, Pankaj Biswas

Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India

**The Least-Squares Spectral Element Method (LSSEM)**

March 22

Lecture 1:30pm

Mesa Laboratory, Chapman Room

- CMG Seminar, Jörn Behrens

University of Hamburg

**Efficient Numerical Methods for Unstructured Triangular Meshes in Ocean Modeling Applications**

March 19

Lecture 9:00am

Mesa Laboratory, IMAGe Meeting Room 362 (B Tower, 3rd floor)

- GSP Seminar, Vanja Dukic

University of Chicago

**Tracking Flu Epidemics**

Google Flu Trends and Particle Learning Algorithms

March 16

Lecture 10:00am

Mesa Laboratory, Chapman Room

- Joint GTP MMM Seminar, Tiffany Shaw

Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences

**Physical Consistency in Subgrid-scale Parameterization for Climate Models**

March 4

Lecture 3:30pm

Foothills Laboratory 2, Room 1022

- GSP Seminar, Victor Privalsky

Space Dynamics Laboratory, Utah State University Research Foundation, Logan, Utah

**Statistical Validation of GCM-Simulated Climates: The Time Domain Approach**

March 3

Lecture 10:00am

Mesa Laboratory, Chapman Room

- GSP Seminar, Candace Berrett

Ohio State University

**Bayesian Spatial Probit Regression Models and Kernel-Based Space-Time Models: Statistical Methods for Analyzing Land-Atmosphere Interactions**

March 2

Lecture 10:00am

Mesa Laboratory , Chapman Room

- DAReS Seminar, Shree Khare

NCAR

**Ensemble Data Assimilation: The past, the present, and the future**

March 1

Lecture 10:00am

Mesa Laboratory , Main Seminar Room

### February

- DAReS Seminar, Jing Lei

University of California, Berkeley

**Debiasing the Ensemble Kalman Filters: The NLEAF Algorithm**

February 24

Lecture 3:30pm

Mesa Laboratory, Chapman Room

- DAReS Seminar, Alicia R. Karspeck

NCAR

**A "Typical" and "Atypical" Application of Ensemble Filtering**

February 24

Lecture 10:00am

Mesa Laboratory , Main Seminar Room

- GSP Seminar, William P. Kleiber

NCAR

**Methods for Locally Calibrated Probabilistic Forecasting**

February 23

Lecture 10:00am

Mesa Laboratory , Fleischmann Building

- DAReS Seminar, Luca Delle Monache

NCAR

**Ensemble Data Assimilation: Challenges and New Ideas**

February 22

Lecture 10:00am

Foothills Laboratory 2, Room 1001 (Small Auditorium)

- DAReS Seminar, S. Lakshmivarahan

University of Oklahoma, Norman

**Information Filters**

February 18

Lecture 10:00am

Foothills Laboratory 2, Room 1001 (Small Auditorium)

- Joint GTP HAO Seminar, Jonathan Pietarila Graham

Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research

**Turbulent Small-scale Dynamo Action in Solar Surface Simulations**

February 17

Lecture 1:30pm

Foothills Laboratory 2, Room 1022

### January

- IMAGe CMG Seminar, Shuguang Tan

Texas A & M University

**A Multigrid Algorithm for Hybridized Finite Element Methods**

January 8

Lecture 10:00am

Mesa Laboratory, Chapman Room

- Joint GTP HAO MMM Seminar, David Gurarie

Case Western Reserve University

**Chemistry and Mixing in the Convective Boundary Layer: Insights from Mathematics and Computation**

January 7

Lecture 3:30pm

Foothills Laboratory 2, Auditorium

# 2009

### December

- GSP Seminar, Martin Tingley

Harvard University

**A Bayesian method for reconstructing climate fields: Development, an application, and possible extensions**

December 10

Lecture 9:30am

Mesa Laboratory , Chapman Room - Joint GTP HAO Seminar, Jonathan Pietarila Graham

Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research

**CANCELED** - IMAGe CMG, Kirsten Fagnan

University of Washington

**Computational Modeling of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy**

December 4

Lecture 10:00am

Mesa Laboratory, Damon Room - Joint MMM GTP Seminar, Sergei Chumakov

Stanford University

**Lag-Modeling Approach for Dissipation Terms in Large Eddy Simulation**

December 3

Lecture 3:30pm

Foothills Laboratory 2, Room 1022

### November

- GTP Seminar, Luca Gerardo Giorda

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Emory University

**Optimized Schwarz Methods in the Numerical Solution of PDEs**

November 3

Lecture 3:30pm

Mesa Laboratory, Chapman Room

### October

- IMAGe Seminar, Melissa Bukovsky

NCAR

**A Regional Modeling Study of Climate Change Impacts on Warm-Season Precipitation in the Central U.S.**

October 22

Lecture 3:30pm

Mesa Laboratory, Chapman Room - Joint GTP HAO Seminar, Daniel S. Spicer

Drexel University

**Critical Examination of the Fundamental Assumptions of Solar Flare and CME Models**

October 21

Lecture 1:30pm

Center Green Laboratory 1, Room 2126 - Joint GTP MMM Seminar, Freddy Bouchet

INLN-CNRS, Nice and CNLS, Los Alamos

**Equilibrium and Out of Equilibrium Phase Transitions for Two Dimensional and Geostrophic Turbulence**

October 8

Lecture 3:30pm

Foothills Laboratory 2, Room 1022

### September

- GSP Seminar, Xiaohui Chang

University of Chicago

**Analyzing Tropical Instability Waves from a Statistical Point of View**

September 25

Lecture 10:00am

Location: Mesa Laboratory, Chapman Room

### August

- GTP Joint with MMM Seminar, Bérengère Dubrulle,

Centre national de la recherche scientifique

**Statistical Mechanics of Axisymmetric Turbulence: Theory and Experiments**

August 13

Lecture 3:30pm

Location: Foothills Laboratory 2, Room 1022

### July

- GSP Brown Bag Seminar, Cari Kaufman,

University of California at Berkeley

**Calibration and Prediction Problems in Catchment Scale Hydrology**

July 15

Lecture 12:00pm

Location: Mesa Laboratory, Directors Conference Room - GSP Brown Bag Seminar, Yae-ji Lim,

Seoul National University

**An Improvement of Climate Predictions by Regularized CCA**

July 1

Lecture 12:00pm

Location: Mesa Laboratory, Directors Conference Room

### June

- IMAGe Seminar, Mohamed Zerroukat,

UK Met Office

**A Mass Conserving Semi-implicit Semi-Lagrangian Scheme for the Shallow Water Equations on the Sphere**

June 29

Lecture 10:00am

Location: Mesa Laboratory, Main Seminar Room - GSP Brown Bag Seminar, Kiona Ogle,

University of Wyoming

**Hierarchical Bayesian Synthesis of Soil Respiration across Seven Desert Ecosystems**

June 24

Lecture 12:00pm

Location: Mesa Laboratory, Directors Conference Room - IMAGe Seminar, Armin Schwartzman,

Harvard School

**Where Are The Differences?**

Multiple Testing on Images

June 15

Lecture 3:00pm

Location: Mesa Laboratory, Chapman Room - IMAGe Seminar, Gabriel Huerta,

University of New Mexico

**Time Varying Structures for Extreme Values**

June 10

Lecture 12:00pm

Location: Mesa Laboratory, Directors Conference Room

### May

- Joint GTP HAO Seminar, Steve Cowley,

UKEA Culham and Imperial College, London

**How Fast Can Magnetic Fields Be Amplified By Turbulence?**

May 6

Lecture 1:30pm

Location: Center Green Laboratory 1, Room 2126 - IMAGe Seminar, Shree Khare,

Risk Management Solutions Inc.

**Data Assimilation Challenges in Real Time Catastrophe Risk Modeling**

May 11

Lecture 11:00am

Location: Mesa Laboratory, Damon Room - IMAGe GSP Brown Bag Seminar, Enrica Caporali,

University of Florence, Italy

**Understanding and Extending Climate Change in Hydrology**

May 22

Lecture 12:00pm

Location: Mesa Laboratory, Damon Room - Seminar Canceled

GTP Seminar, Katrin Lehmann,

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

**Towards Measuring the Turbulent Moisture Flux from Lightweight UASs**

May 26

Lecture 10:00am

Location: Foothills Laboratory 2, Large Auditorium

### April

- IMAGe GTP Seminar, Julian Hunt,

Visiting Professor, Arizona State University

**Developments in Mesoscale and Turbulence Modeling in Critical Geophysical Flows**

April 24

Lecture 11:00am

Location: Foothills Laboratory 2, Room 1022 - IMAGe GTP Seminar, James G. Brasseur,

Pennsylvania State University

**Application of Interactive Visualization-based Data Interrogation to Explore Local Dynamics of Vorticity in Shear-dominated Turbulence**

April 28

Lecture 10:30am

Location: Foothills Laboratory 2, Room 1022 - Joint GTP HAO Seminar, Marco Velli,

Jet Propulsion Laboratory

**Magnetohydrodynamic Turbulence in Heliospheric Physics: From Coronal and Solar Wind Heating to Kinetic Effects**

April 29

Lecture 1:30pm

Location: Center Green Laboratory , Room 2126

### March

- IMAGe CMG Seminar, Ramachandran Nair,

IMAGe Computational Mathematics Group

**The Discontinuous Galerkin Methods for Atmospheric Modeling**

March 30

Lecture 2:00pm

Mesa Laboratory, Main Seminar Room - IMAGe CMG Seminar, Matthew Norman,

North Carolina State University

**A New Solver for Non-Hydrostatic Atmospheric Dynamics**

March 18

Lecture 12:00 pm

Mesa Laboratory, Directors Conference Room - IMAGe Seminar, Mary C. Hill,

U.S. Geological Survey

**Testing Alternative Models Using Cross Validation and Computationally Frugal Methods**

March 13

Lecture 1:30 pm

Mesa Laboratory, Chapman Room - IMAGe Seminar, Stephan Sain,

IMAGe GSP

**A Spatial Analysis of Multi-Model Regional Climate Experiments**

March 11

Lecture 2:00 pm

Mesa Laboratory, Main Seminar Room

### February

- ISSE IMAGe Brown Bag Seminar, Ulf Cormann,

University of Siegen, Germany

**When the POT-approach Fails: Super Heavy Tailed Distributions and Covariate Information**

February 25

Lecture 12:00pm

Mesa Laboratory, Directors Conference Room - IMAGe GSP Seminar, Jianqiang Wang,

CSU

**Variance Estimation for Non-differentiable Survey Estimators and Variance Reduction Using Bootstrap Aggregating**

TFebruary 12

Lecture 10:00am

Mesa Laboratory, Chapman Room - Joint ASP - IMAGe CMG Seminar, Mark Hoefer,

Columbia University

**Computation of Magnetic Nano-Wave Structures**

February 9

Lecture 2:00pm

Mesa Laboratory, Chapman Room - IMAGe GTP Seminar, David Schecter,

NorthWest Research Associates

**Hurricane Formation in Diabatic Ekman Turbulence**

February 2

Lecture 11:00am

Foothills Laboratory 2,Room 1001

### January

- IMAGe CMG Seminar, Sébastien Blaise

Catholic University of Louvain

**Design and Validation of a Discontinuous Galerkin Baroclinic Ocean Model Using Prismatic Elements**

January 30

Lecture 12:00pm

Mesa Laboratory, Directors Conference Room - IMAGe CMG Seminar, Jean François Remacle

Catholic University of Louvain

**High-Order Discontinuous Galerkin Schemes on General 2D Manifolds**

and

**Multiscale Mesh Generation on the Sphere**

January 29

Lecture 1:00pm

Mesa Laboratory, Main Seminar Room - IMAGe GTP Seminar, William H. Matthaeus

Bartol Research Institute, University of Delaware

**MHD Relaxation, Intermittency and Reconnection: Implications for Solar Wind Structure and Dissipation**

January 23

Lecture 2:00pm

Center Green Laboratory 1,Room 2126 - IMAGe GTP Seminar, Ed Lee,

Institute for Mathematics Applied to Geosciences

**Comparison of Three Classes of Symmetric MHD Decay Flow Simulations with High Resolution DNS**

January 20

Lecture 2:00pm

Center Green Laboratory 1,Room 2126

# 2008

### December

- IMAGe Brown Bag Seminar,

**Orietta Nicolis**, University of Bergamo

**AOT Calibration by Spatio-Temporal Model in Northern Italy**

**Raphaël Huser**,Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

**Kriging of Return Levels and Application to an RCM Output For the Western US**

Wednesday, December 17

Lecture 12:00pm

Mesa Laboratory, Directors Conference Room - GTP/HAO Seminar, Giovanni Lapenta,

Centre for Plasma Astrophysics, Catholic University of Leuven

**Fast Turbulent Reconnection Regime in the Fluid MHD Limit**

Friday, December 12

Lecture 11:00am

Center Green Laboratory 1, Captain Mary Room - IMAGe Brown Bag Seminars

Larry Winter, NCAR and Lasse Holmström, University of Oulu

Wednesday, December 10

Lectures start at 12:00pm

Mesa Laboratory, Directors Conference Room

**Some Geometric Properties of the Mean Square Error/Performance of Models and Their Averages**

**Bayesian Scale Space Smoothing with Applications**

- IMAGe GTP Seminar, Julien Baerenzung,

Institute for Mathematics Applied to Geosciences

**Spectral Modeling of Hydrodynamic and Magnetohydrodynamic Turbulent Flows**

Tuesday, December 9

Lecture 2:00pm

Foothills Laboratory 2,Room 1001 - IMAGe GTP Seminar, Wolf-Christian Müller,
Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik

**The Inverse Cascade of Magnetic Helicity**

Wednesday, December 3

Lecture 3:30pm

Center Green Laboratory 1,Room 2503 - IMAGe GSP Seminar, Yongku Kim,
Institute for Mathematics Applied to Geosciences

**How Changing the Ozone Standard Might Affect Respiratory Mortality**

Tuesday, December 2

Lecture 1:00pm

Mesa Laboratory, Directors Conference Room

### November

- IMAGe Seminar, Jeffrey Anderson, NCAR Data Assimilation
Research Section

**Nonlinear, Non-Gaussian Ensemble Filters for Data Assimilation**

Friday, November 21, 2008

Lecture 10:00am

Foothills Laboratory 2,Room 1001

### October

- IMAGe Seminar, R. Balaji (Balaji Rajagopalan), University of Colorado

**Nonparametric Tools for Modeling Hydroclimate Time Series**

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Lecture 2:30pm

Mesa Laboratory, ISSE Conference Room 466 - IMAGe CGD Brown Bag Seminar, Prof. Eigil Kaas, University of Copenhagen

**A Locally Mass Conserving Monotonic Filter for Use in Semi-Lagrangian Models**

Friday October 3, 2008

Lecture 12:00pm

Mesa Laboratory, Damon Room

### September

- IMAGe Seminar, Jörn Behrens

Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research

Bremerhaven, Germany

**Accurate and Fast Near-Field Tsunami Detection by Means of Multi-sensor Analysis in the GITEWS Tsunami Early Warning System for the Indian Ocean**

Wednesday September 17, 2008

Lecture 10:30am

Foothills Laboratory 2, Room 1001 - GSP Seminar, David Bolin, Lund University

**Fast Estimation of Spatially Dependent Temporal Trends Using Gaussian Markov Random Fields**

Thursday, September 25, 2008

Lecture 11:00am

Mesa Laboratory, Chapman Room - IMAGe GSP Seminar, Johan Lindström, Lund University

**Spatio-Temporal Modeling of Precipitation Using Gaussian Markov Random Fields**

Wednesday September 17, 2008

Lecture 1:30pm

Mesa Laboratory, Chapman Room

### August

- IMAGe Seminar, Vladan Babovic, National University of Singapore

**Singapore-Delft Water Alliance**

Wednesday August 13, 2008

Lecture 10:00am

Mesa Laboratory, Chapman Room

### July

- GSP Seminar, Thomas Pfaff, Ithaca College

**Building a Bridge Between Classroom Math and Real Math**

Tuesday July 22, 2008

Lecture 1:30pm

Mesa Laboratory, Chapman Room

### June

- GTP Seminar, James Liu, Colorado State University

**Characteristic Methods and Locally Divergence-free Finite Elements**

Tuesday June 24, 2008

Lecture 11:00am

Foothills Laboratory 1, Room 2133

### May

- IMAGe Seminar, Ernst Linder, University of New Hampshire

**A Comparison of Several Regional Climate Model Outputs Using an Extended Model for Large Spatio-Temporal Lattices**

Wednesday 21 May, 2008

Lecture 11:15am

Mesa Laboratory, Directors Conference Room

- IMAGe CISL RSVP Seminar, Saroj Kanta Mishra, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

**Sensitivity of the Rainfall Simulation in NCAR-CAM3.0 to Various Model Components**

Tuesday 13 May, 2008

Lecture 10:00am

Mesa Laboratory, Damon Room

### April

- No events

### March

- GTP HAO Seminar, William Matthaeus, Bartol Research Institute, University of Delaware

Structure, Complexity and Relaxation in MHD Turbulence and in the Solar Wind

Friday 21 March, 2008

Lecture 2:00pm,

Center Green Laboratory 1 , Captain Mary Room - CISL Science Club Seminar (Brown Bag), Nedjeljka Zagar, National Center for Atmospheric Research

Application of Normal Mode Functions to DART/CAM Analysis and Forecast Fields

Thursday 20 March, 2008

Lecture 12:00pm,

Mesa Laboratory , Damon Room - IMAGe DAReS Seminar, Ibrahim Hoteit, Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Data Assimilation into a Coupled Physical-Biochemical Ocean Model:

Towards the Application of Optimal Nonlinear Filtering

Friday 14 March, 2008

Lecture 10:30am,

Mesa Laboratory , Chapman Room - IMAGe Seminar, Yong Zhao, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Multiscale/Multiphysics CFD Simulation and its Applications

Wednesday 5 March, 2008

Lecture 2:00pm,

Mesa Laboratory , Chapman Room - IMAGe GTP HAO Seminar, Gabor Toth, University of Michigan

Developing the Space Weather Modeling Framework

Tuesday 4 March, 2008

Lecture 1:30pm,

Center Green Laboratory 1, Room 2139 (Captain Mary)

### February

- IMAGe Seminar, Craig C. Douglas, Yale University

The Long and Winding Road from Simple Algorithm Analysis to Large-Scale Data-Driven Multidisciplinary Research or How to Use an Infinite Number of Cores (Processors)

Wednesday, 20 February, 2008

Lecture 2:00pm,

Mesa Laboratory, Main Seminar Room

### January

- IMAGe GSP Seminar, Carolyn Snyder, Stanford University

Paleoclimatic Perspectives on Climate Sensitivity to Carbon Dioxide

Thursday, January 31, 2008

10:30am, Mesa Laboratory, Damon Room - IMAGe CMG Seminar, Todd Ringler, LANL

Bridging Scales in Climate System Modeling

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

9:30ampm, Mesa Laboratory, Main Seminar - IMAGe GTP Seminar, Vadim Uritsky, University of Calgary

Event Decomposition of Intermittent Spatiotemporal Patterns in Nature and Simulations

Monday, January 28, 2008

2:30pm, Center Green Laboratory 1, Room 2126 - IMAGe GTP Seminar, Guido Boffetta, University of Turin and CNLS,LANL

Conformal Invariance in Two-dimensional Turbulence

Thursday, January 17, 2008

3:30pm, Foothills Laboratory 2, Room 1022 - IMAGe GSP Brown Bag, Marc Genton, Department of Econometrics, University of Geneva

Kronecker Product Approximation of Covariance and Other Matrices

Thursday, January 17, 2008

12:00pm, Mesa Laboratory, Chapman Room

# 2007

### December

- IMAGe CMG Seminar, Boualem Khouider, University of Victoria

Wheeler-Kiladis Convectively-Coupled Waves in a Simple Multicloud Model on a Beta-plane

Friday, December 14, 2007

10:30am, Mesa Laboratory, Chapman Room - IMAGe Seminar, Jing Lei, University of California, Berkeley

Particle Filters and Their Potential Use in Numerical Weather Forecasting

Wednesday, December 6, 2007

3:30pm, Mesa Laboratory, Chapman Room

### November

- IMAGe GSP Seminar, Tiejun Tong, University of Colorado,Boulder

Minimax Estimation of Means with Applications to Microarray Data Analysis

November 29, 2007

10:30am, Mesa Laboratory, Chapman Room - GTP-ACD Scientific Lectures, Adrian Tuck, NOAA

Nonlinear Processes in Atmospheric Chemistry

November 28 and 29, 2007

1:30pm, Foothills Laboratory 2, Room 1001 - CISL Science Club Seminar, Doug Nychka, IMAGe

Three Reproducing Kernels

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

12:00pm, Mesa Laboratory, Chapman Room

Canceled--To be rescheduled - IMAGe CGD Seminar, Andrey Gritsun, Russian Academy of Sciences

Unstable Periodic Orbits and Stationary Points of Barotropic Atmospheric Models

Thursday, November 8, 2007

2:00pm, Mesa Laboratory, Damon Room - CISL Science Club Seminar, Andrew Parnell, Trinity College, Dublin

Bayesian Palaeoclimate Reconstruction

Wednesday, November 7, 2007

11:00am, Mesa Laboratory, Chapman Room

### October

- IMAGe Seminar, Jun Zhu, University of Wisconsin

Computational Issues in Spatial-Temporal Autologistic Regression Modeling

Tuesday, October 23, 2007

10:00am, Mesa Laboratory, Damon Room - GTP Seminar, Miguel D. Bustamante, University of Warwick, UK

3D Euler in a 2D Symmetry Plane

Wednesday, October 17, 2007

1:30pm, Foothills Lab 2, Room 1001 - IMAGe GTP Seminar, Akira Kageyama, Earth Simulator Center, JAMSTEC, Japan

Geodynamo Simulation Using Yin-Yang Grids on the Earth Simulator

Monday, October 15, 2007

11:30am, Center green 1, South Bay Auditorium - IMAGe GTP Seminar, Stefan Heinz, University of Wyoming

Unified Stochastic and Deterministic Turbulence Models

Thursday, October 11, 2007

11:00am, Foothills Laboratory 2, Room 1001 - IMAGe GTP Seminar, Dan Stanescu, University of Wyoming

Discontinuous Galerkin Collocation Spectral Element Methods

Thursday, October 11, 2007

2:30pm, Foothills Laboratory 2, Room 1001 - CISL Science Club Seminar Series, Greg Lawson, California Institute of Technology

Atmospheric Science & Data Assimilation....on Mars

Wednesday, October 3, 2007

12:00pm, Mesa Laboratory , Chapman Room

### August

- IMAGe CMG Seminar, Joanna Szmelter, Loughborough University, UK

Towards an unstructured-mesh all-scale atmospheric model

Wednesday, August 29, 2007

2:00pm, Chapman Room, Mesa Laboratory - Joint IMAGe GTP - MMM Seminar, Lian-Ping Wang, University of Delaware

Direct Numerical Simulations of Particle-laden Flows

Thursday, August 16, 2007

3:30pm, Room 1022, Foothills Laboratory 2 - IMAGe Seminar, Jonathan Pietarila Graham, NCAR IMAGe

Regularization Subgrid Modeling for Turbulence

Thursday, August 2, 2007

11:00am, Chapman Room, Mesa Laboratory

### July

- IMAGe Seminar, Javier Gonzalex Hernandez, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain

Support Vector Machines for Classification Purposes: Recent Advances in Kernel Combination

Friday, July 20, 2007

10:00am, Chapman Room, Mesa Laboratory

### June

- IMAGe Seminar, Gabriel Wittum, University of Heidelberg, Germany

Parallel Adaptive Multigrid Processes from Science and Engineering

Friday, June 1, 2007

10:30am, Chapman Room, Mesa Laboratory - IMAGe Seminar, Finn Lindgren, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Lund University

Approximation of generalized Matérn covariances using Markov random fields

Thursday, June 14, 2007

2:00pm, Damon Room, Mesa Laboratory - IMAGe Seminar, Johann Lindström, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Lund University

Interpolating precipitation data over the African Sahel using a non-stationary GMRF model

Thursday, June 14, 2007

3:00pm, Damon Room, Mesa Laboratory

### May

- IMAGe Seminar, Tao Shi, Department of Statistics, Ohio State University

Space-time Modeling of Biomass Burning and Regional Aerosols in Southeast Asia

Thursday, May 3, 2007

10:00am, Directors Conference Room, Mesa Laboratory - IMAGe Seminar, Boualem Khouider, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Victoria

Multicloud models for convectively coupled tropical waves: MJO-like envelopes and congestus preconditioning mode

Wednessday, May 9, 2007

1:30pm, Main Seminar Room, Mesa Laboratory

### March

- IMAGe/GTP Seminar, Philippe Odier, Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon and
Center for Nonlinear Studies, LANL

Measurement of Entrainment and Mixing in Oceanic Overflows

Friday, March 2, 2007

2:30pm, Room 1001, Foothills Laboratory, Building 2 - IMAGe Seminar, Yalchin Efendiev, Texas A&M University

Multiscale Numerical Methods for Flow and Transport in Heterogeneous Porous Media and their Applications

Wednesday, March 7, 2007

2:00pm, Chapman Room, Mesa Lab - IMAGe/GTP Seminar, Jean-Francios Pinton, Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon

Generation of Magnetic Field of Dynamo Action in a Turbulent Flow of Liquid Sodium

Friday, March 9, 2007

2:30pm, Room 2126, Center Green, Building 1 - IMAGe/DareS Seminar, Jeff Anderson, NCAR

The Data Assimilation Research Testbed: Powerful, Adaptive and Fast Assimilaton for Geophysical Applications

Wednesday, March 21, 2007

10:00am, Room 1022, Foothills Laboratory, Building 2 - IMAGe Seminar, Marco Dentz, Technical University of Catalonia

Characterization and Quantification of Effective Transport in Heterogeneous Media

Wednesday, March 21, 2007

2:00pm, Damon Room, Mesa Laboratory - IMAGe Seminar, Felipe Pereira

Multiphase Flows in Multiscale Petroleum Reservoirs

Thursday, March 29, 2007

1:00pm, Main Seminar, Mesa Laboratory - IMAGe Seminar, Christian Franzke, NCAR

The Origin of Nonlinear Signatures of Planetary Wave Dynamics: Mean Phase Space Tendencies and Contributions from Non-Gaussianity

Thursday, March 29, 2007

3:00pm, Chapman Room, Mesa Laboratory

### February

- IMAGe/GSP Seminar, Youngjo Lee, Department of Statistics, Seoul National University

Beyond Generalized Linear Models

Friday, February 9, 2007

2:30pm, Damon Room, Mesa Laboratory - IMAGe/GSP Seminar, Alexey Kaplan, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University

Small-scale and short-term variability in the ocean: Use of its statistics for error modeling

Tuesday, February 13, 2007

2:00pm, Damon Room, Mesa Laboratory - IMAGe/GTP Seminar, Marc Brachet, Laboratoire de Physique Statistique de
L' École Supérieure , Paris, France

Generalized Eulerian-Lagrangian description of Navier-Stokes dynamics

Tuesday, February 20, 2007

2:00pm, Chapman Room, Mesa Laboratory - IMAGe/GTP Seminar, Miriam A. Forman, Stony Brook University

GTP Seminar Series 2007: Third moment scaling and energy dissipation in turbulent MHD fluctuations

Friday, February 23, 2007

2:30pm, Center Green Lab Building 1, Room 2126

### January

- IMAGe/GTP Seminar, William H. Matthaeus, Bartol Research Institute, University of Delaware

GTP Seminar Series 2007: Recent results in observations of solar wind turbulence: Single and multiple spacecraft observations

Tuesday, January 16, 2007

2:30pm, Room 2126, Center Green Building 1 - IMAGe/GTP Seminar, Marc Brachet, Laboratoire de Physique Statistique de
L' École Supérieure , Paris, France

Effective Dissipation and Turbulence in Spectrally Truncated Euler Flows

Tuesday, January 30, 2007

2:30pm, Room 2512, Foothills Laboratory Building 0

# 2006

### December

- IMAGeSeminar,Rafail Abramov, University of Illinois at Chicago

A Universal Short-time Method for Linear Fluctuation-Response

December 7

### November

Kelvin Waves on the Sphere: Two Centuries of Laplace's Tidal Equation

November 16

SEL: A Fully-Implicit Parallel Spectral Element Fluid Simulation Code

November 14

The Impact of Rapid Wind Variability upon Air-sea Thermal Coupling

November 9

### October

### November

- IMAGe Seminar, Jeffrey Anderson, NCAR Data Assimilation
Research Section

**Nonlinear, Non-Gaussian Ensemble Filters for Data Assimilation**

Friday, November 21, 2008

Lecture 10:00am

Foothills Laboratory 2,Room 1001

### October

- IMAGe Seminar, R. Balaji (Balaji Rajagopalan), University of Colorado

**Nonparametric Tools for Modeling Hydroclimate Time Series**

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Lecture 2:30pm

Mesa Laboratory, ISSE Conference Room 466 - IMAGe CGD Brown Bag Seminar, Prof. Eigil Kaas, University of Copenhagen

**A Locally Mass Conserving Monotonic Filter for Use in Semi-Lagrangian Models**

Friday October 3, 2008

Lecture 12:00pm

Mesa Laboratory, Damon Room

### September

- IMAGe Seminar, Jörn Behrens

Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research

Bremerhaven, Germany

**Accurate and Fast Near-Field Tsunami Detection by Means of Multi-sensor Analysis in the GITEWS Tsunami Early Warning System for the Indian Ocean**

Wednesday September 17, 2008

Lecture 10:30am

Foothills Laboratory 2, Room 1001 - GSP Seminar, David Bolin, Lund University

**Fast Estimation of Spatially Dependent Temporal Trends Using Gaussian Markov Random Fields**

Thursday, September 25, 2008

Lecture 11:00am

Mesa Laboratory, Chapman Room - IMAGe GSP Seminar, Johan Lindström, Lund University

**Spatio-Temporal Modeling of Precipitation Using Gaussian Markov Random Fields**

Wednesday September 17, 2008

Lecture 1:30pm

Mesa Laboratory, Chapman Room

### August

- IMAGe Seminar, Vladan Babovic, National University of Singapore

**Singapore-Delft Water Alliance**

Wednesday August 13, 2008

Lecture 10:00am

Mesa Laboratory, Chapman Room

### July

- GSP Seminar, Thomas Pfaff, Ithaca College

**Building a Bridge Between Classroom Math and Real Math**

Tuesday July 22, 2008

Lecture 1:30pm

Mesa Laboratory, Chapman Room

### June

- GTP Seminar, James Liu, Colorado State University

**Characteristic Methods and Locally Divergence-free Finite Elements**

Tuesday June 24, 2008

Lecture 11:00am

Foothills Laboratory 1, Room 2133

### May

- IMAGe Seminar, Ernst Linder, University of New Hampshire

**A Comparison of Several Regional Climate Model Outputs Using an Extended Model for Large Spatio-Temporal Lattices**

Wednesday 21 May, 2008

Lecture 11:15am

Mesa Laboratory, Directors Conference Room

- IMAGe CISL RSVP Seminar, Saroj Kanta Mishra, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

**Sensitivity of the Rainfall Simulation in NCAR-CAM3.0 to Various Model Components**

Tuesday 13 May, 2008

Lecture 10:00am

Mesa Laboratory, Damon Room

### April

- No events

### March

- GTP HAO Seminar, William Matthaeus, Bartol Research Institute, University of Delaware

Structure, Complexity and Relaxation in MHD Turbulence and in the Solar Wind

Friday 21 March, 2008

Lecture 2:00pm,

Center Green Laboratory 1 , Captain Mary Room - CISL Science Club Seminar (Brown Bag), Nedjeljka Zagar, National Center for Atmospheric Research

Application of Normal Mode Functions to DART/CAM Analysis and Forecast Fields

Thursday 20 March, 2008

Lecture 12:00pm,

Mesa Laboratory , Damon Room - IMAGe DAReS Seminar, Ibrahim Hoteit, Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Data Assimilation into a Coupled Physical-Biochemical Ocean Model:

Towards the Application of Optimal Nonlinear Filtering

Friday 14 March, 2008

Lecture 10:30am,

Mesa Laboratory , Chapman Room - IMAGe Seminar, Yong Zhao, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Multiscale/Multiphysics CFD Simulation and its Applications

Wednesday 5 March, 2008

Lecture 2:00pm,

Mesa Laboratory , Chapman Room - IMAGe GTP HAO Seminar, Gabor Toth, University of Michigan

Developing the Space Weather Modeling Framework

Tuesday 4 March, 2008

Lecture 1:30pm,

Center Green Laboratory 1, Room 2139 (Captain Mary)

### February

- IMAGe Seminar, Craig C. Douglas, Yale University

The Long and Winding Road from Simple Algorithm Analysis to Large-Scale Data-Driven Multidisciplinary Research or How to Use an Infinite Number of Cores (Processors)

Wednesday, 20 February, 2008

Lecture 2:00pm,

Mesa Laboratory, Main Seminar Room

### January

- IMAGe GSP Seminar, Carolyn Snyder, Stanford University

Paleoclimatic Perspectives on Climate Sensitivity to Carbon Dioxide

Thursday, January 31, 2008

10:30am, Mesa Laboratory, Damon Room - IMAGe CMG Seminar, Todd Ringler, LANL

Bridging Scales in Climate System Modeling

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

9:30ampm, Mesa Laboratory, Main Seminar - IMAGe GTP Seminar, Vadim Uritsky, University of Calgary

Event Decomposition of Intermittent Spatiotemporal Patterns in Nature and Simulations

Monday, January 28, 2008

2:30pm, Center Green Laboratory 1, Room 2126 - IMAGe GTP Seminar, Guido Boffetta, University of Turin and CNLS,LANL

Conformal Invariance in Two-dimensional Turbulence

Thursday, January 17, 2008

3:30pm, Foothills Laboratory 2, Room 1022 - IMAGe GSP Brown Bag, Marc Genton, Department of Econometrics, University of Geneva

Kronecker Product Approximation of Covariance and Other Matrices

Thursday, January 17, 2008

12:00pm, Mesa Laboratory, Chapman Room

# 2005

### October

- IMAGe GTP Seminar, Amitava Bhattacharjee, University of New Hampshire

Recent Developments in Magnetic Reconnection Theory: Applications to space and laboratory plasmas

October 28

Lecture 1:30pm

Foothills Laboratory 2, Room 1001 - IMAGe GTP Seminar, Daniel P. Lathrop, University of Maryland

Particle Filters and Their Potential Use in Numerical Weather Forecasting

October 24

Lecture 1:30pm

Foothills Laboratory 2, Room 1001 - IMAGe CGD ISSE Seminar, Myles Allen, University of Oxford

Estimating the odds on a high climate sensitivity

October 7

Lecture 11:00am

Mesa Laboratory, Damon Room

### July

- IMAGe Seminar, Denis Allard, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique

Estimating and testing zones of abrupt changes for spatial data: From local tests to a global test

June 30

Lecture 10:30am

Mesa Laboratory, Damon Room - IMAGe GTP Seminar, Michael McIntyre, University of
Cambridge

The Solar Tacholine Jigsaw Puzzle: where Next? (no abstract)

July 8

Lecture 1:30pm

Foothills Laboratory 2, Room 1001

### June

- IMAGe GTP Seminar, Mark Peterson, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Baroclinic vorticity production in protoplanetary disks and vorticity characterization using the Okubo-Weiss parameter

October 24

Lecture 2:00pm

Foothills Laboratory 2, Room 1001

### May

- IMAGe GTP Seminar, Keith Julien, University of
Colorado

Rotationally constrained Rayleigh-Bénard convection

May 11

Lecture 2:30pm

Mesa Laboratory, Main Seminar Room

### April

- IMAGe GTP Seminar, David Montgomery, Dartmouth
College

Two-dimensional turbulence with material wall boundaries

April 28

Lecture 3:00pm

Foothills Laboratory 2, Room 1001

### March

- IMAGe GTP Seminar, Igor Mezic, University of California at
Santa Barbara

Two topics in coupling probabilistic and dynamical systems approaches for complex systems

March 7

Lecture 3:30pm

Foothills Laboratory 2, Room 1001 - IMAGe GTP Seminar, Yukio Kaneda, Nagoya University

Turbulence DNS with up to 4096^3 grid points

March 7

Lecture 10:30am

Foothills Laboratory, ATD atrium

### February