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Atmospheric Sciences seminar set for Oct. 2

Risa Madoff, a candidate in Geology, will present a seminar titled “Climate-Driven Erosion for the Past 100 ka, Sierra Nevada, CA” at 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, in 106 Streibel Hall. Faculty and students are encouraged to attend. Abstract: The Earth surface is directly altered and eroded by climate driven surface processes at all landscape [...]

Retirement Reception will honor Cedric (Tony) Grainger May 3

Tony Grainger, professor of Atmospheric Sciences, will retire at the end of the semester after more than 33 years of service to UND. Please join us at a reception in his honor from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Friday, May 3, in the Atmospheric Sciences lounge, 4th floor of Clifford Hall. Cake and refreshments will be served. [...]

UND to again host Northern Plains Convective Storm Symposium May 14-15

Atmospheric Sciences will host the Northern Plains Convective Storm Symposium on Monday, May 13, in 210 Clifford Hall. The event will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and is open to anyone who wishes to attend. The Symposium will continue on Tuesday, May 14, from 8 a.m. to noon. The Northern Plains Convective Storm [...]

Jet Propulsion Laboratory scientist to present seminar Nov. 29

Jonathan Jiang, research scientist, with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, will present a seminar titled “Evaluation and Regime-dependent Error Diagnosis of Cloud and Water Vapor Simulations in Climate Models Using NASA A-Train Satellite Observations” at 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, in 106 Streibel Hall. Faculty and students are encouraged to attend. Abstract: Using NASA [...]

Atmospheric Sciences seminar Nov. 1 will focus on thunderstorms

Andrew Detwiler, department head and professor of atmospheric sciences at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology in Rapid City, will present a seminar titled “Current Problems in Thunderstorm Electrification and New Observing Systems for Thunderstorm Studies” at 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, in 106 Streibel Hall. Faculty and students are encouraged to attend. [...]

Atmospheric Sciences seminar is Oct. 25

Peter Daum, senior scientist, Environmental Sciences Department, Brookhaven National Laboratory in Upton, N.Y., will present a seminar titled “Studies of Aerosols and Aerosol/Cloud Interactions” at 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, in 106 Streibel Hall. Faculty and students are encouraged to attend. Abstract: Aerosols influence the Earth’s radiation balance both directly through scattering, absorption, and emission [...]

Next Atmospheric Sciences seminar will focus on ‘Pesticides: Up in the Atmosphere’

Renata Raina, associate professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, will present a seminar titled “Pesticides: Up in the Atmosphere” at 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, in 106 Streibel Hall. Faculty and students are encouraged to attend. Abstract: More than 500 pesticides are currently registered for use in North America, and [...]

Oct. 5 Atmospheric Sciences seminar welcomes Iowa State professor

William Gallus, professor of geological and atmospheric sciences at Iowa State University, will present a seminar titled “Convective Morphology and Evolution: How Well can it be Forecast?” at 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, in 106 Streibel Hall. Faculty and students are encouraged to attend. Abstract: Increasing computer resources have permitted convection-allowing grid spacings to be [...]

Sept. 20 seminar will focus on geohazard mapping

Lance Yarbrough, professor, geology and geological engineering, will present a seminar titled “Recent uses of remotely sensed data in geohazard mapping, and disaster mitigation, response and recovery” at 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, in 106 Streibel Hall. Faculty and students are encouraged to attend. Abstract: The integration of the remotely sensed data with a project’s [...]

Atmospheric Sciences seminar set for Oct. 6

Joan Alexander, senior research scientist, Northwest Research Associates, will present “Gravity Waves Above Convection: Process Studies Using Observations from Satellite” at 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, in 106 Streibel Hall. Faculty and students are encouraged to attend. Abstract: Gravity waves generated by storms have remote effects on the circulation of the stratosphere and have a [...]

Atmospheric Sciences seminar is Oct. 28

Gökhan Sever, Atmospheric Sciences graduate student, will present a seminar titled “An aerosol – cloud condensation nuclei and cloud droplet concentration closure study” at 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28, in 106 Streibel Hall. This seminar is free and open to the public. Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to attend. Abstract: A cloud condensation nuclei (CCN) closure [...]

Atmospheric Sciences seminar is Oct. 21

John Hallett, research professor and director of the Ice Physics Laboratory, Desert Research Institute in Reno, Nev., will present a seminar on “Measurement of surface precipitation” at 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21, in 106 Streibel Hall. Faculty and students are encouraged to attend. Measurement of surface precipitation, by depth of water in a suitable cylindrical container, is [...]

Atmospheric Sciences seminar is Sept. 23

Mike Poellot, professor of Atmospheric Sciences at UND will present a seminar titled “Big Science – The GARP Atlantic Tropical Experiment (As Seen by a Graduate Student)” at 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, in 106 Streibel Hall. This seminar is free and open to the public. Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to attend. Abstract: [...]

Atmospheric Sciences seminar is Sept. 2

Wei Gong, a visiting scholar in Atmospheric Sciences from Wuhan University in Wuhan, China, will present a seminar on “Lidar Technology, Data Processing and its Aerosol and Cloud Measurement”  at 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 2, in 106 Streibel Hall (Note time change). Abstract: The use of lidar technology in the atmospheric sciences is increasing and new [...]

Atmospheric Sciences seminar series begins Aug. 26

Will Gosnold, Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor of Geology and Geological Engineering, will present a seminar titled “Climate Change Recorded in the Ground” at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 26, in Streibel Hall, room 106. This seminar is free and open to the public. Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to attend. Abstract: Time-series of borehole T-z measurements spanning [...]