Department of Atmospheric Sciences Graduate Students' Distinguished Visiting Lecture


Yvette Richardson

Dr. Yvette Richardson

Winter: Thursday, January 17, 2019 Kane Hall 7:30 - 9:00 p.m.

 

Lecture:What have we learned from decades of scientific storm chasing?

 

Dr. Yvette Richardson

Professor of Meteorology Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences at Penn State University


The lecture is free and open to the public. Registration link.


About the Speaker

Dr. Yvette Richardson's research focuses on understanding the formation and evolution of severe storms and tornadoes using numerical modeling and observations, and she was a steering committee member for the second Verification of the Origins of Rotation in Tornadoes Experiment (VORTEX2) and its counterpart in the southeastern U.S. (VORTEX-SE). She is a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society, where she serves as the Planning Commissioner.  She earned her Masters and Ph.D. in Meteorology from the University of Oklahoma and her B.S. in Physics from the University of Wisconsin River Falls.

Sponsored by the Department of Atmospheric Sciences.

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Department of Atmospheric Sciences Graduate Students' Distinguished Visiting Lecture


Clara Deser

Dr. Clara Deser

Spring 2019 TBD

 

Lecture: Title TBD

 

Dr. Clara Deser


Senior Scientist, Climate and Global Dynamics Division, National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)



The lecture is free and open to the public. Please stay tuned for more information and a registration link.

 


About the Speaker

Clara Deser is Head of the Climate Analysis Section within the Climate and Global Dynamics Division at NCAR. Her research interests include diagnostic analysis of observed climate variability in the coupled atmosphere-ocean-ice system, as well as future climate change. She studies global climate variability and climate change in observations and models, with an emphasis on interactions among the atmosphere, ocean, and sea ice. Recent projects include the role of internal variability in regional climate change, the effects of projected Arctic sea ice loss on global climate, asymmetries between El Nino and La Nina, and Pacific decadal variability. 

In addition to serving as head of the Climate Analysis Section, she co-chairs the CESM Climate Variability and Change Working Group, and co-leads a number of NCAR community projects including the CESM1 Large Ensemble Project, the Climate Data Guide, and the Climate Variability Diagnostics Package. She is a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union and the American Meteorological Society. Clara received her Ph.D in Atmospheric Sciences from the University of Washington in 1989, and her B.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1982. 

Sponsored by the Department of Atmospheric Sciences.

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