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AOS Colloquium

The CAOS Colloquium series consists of invited lectures by researchers in all sub-disciplines of atmosphere, ocean and climate science. Unless noted otherwise, all colloquia are held on Wednesdays, 3:30 - 4:30 pm in room 1302 of Warren Weaver Hall at 251 Mercer Street, New York. For more information, contact the organizer, Dimitris Giannakis.

Archival data for CAOS Colloquia in previous semesters can be viewed here (from 1995-2009) and here (from 2010 - present).

September 21
Matthias MENGEL (Potsdam Institute for Climate Research)
Future sea level rise constrained by observations and long-term commitment

Monday, October 3
Vladimir ZAKHAROV (University of Arizona, Lebedev Physical Institute)
Analytic theory of wind-driven sea

October 5
Allison WING (Columbia)
Clouds, Circulation, and Climate Sensitivity in Cloud-Resolving Model Simulations of Self-Aggregation of Convection

October 12
Mitch BUSHUK (GFDL)
Seasonal prediction and predictability of Arctic sea ice in a dynamical forecast system

October 19
Levi SILVERS (GFDL)
Radiative convective equilibrium as a framework for studying the interaction between convection and its large-scale environment

October 26
Freddy BOUCHET (Lyon)
Extreme heat waves sampled through large deviation algorithms

Monday, October 31 (special seminar)
Penelope MAHER (University of Exeter)
Convection, jets and atmospheric circulation in an idealized aquaplanet model

November 2
Sonali MCDERMID (NYU)
Representing Agricultural Land Management in Earth System Models

Thursday, November 3
Mustafa MOHAMAD (MIT)
Quantifying the 'tails' of extreme events in intermittent systems, a probabilistic-decomposition based approach

November 9
Spencer HILL (Caltech)
Sea surface temperatures, planetary rotation rate, and precipitation in the African Sahel and the Intertropical Convergence Zone

November 16
Andrew THOMPSON (Caltech)
The dynamics of a three-dimensional ocean overturning circulation

November 30
Marine TORT (Scripps / UCSD)
Modeling and dynamics of the non-traditional Coriolis force in geophysical flows

December 7
Sulian THUAL (NYU)
A Stochastic Skeleton Model for the MJO