Seminars 2017-2018

HAS Colloquium Series:  Fall 2017 and Spring 2018

Format | Invited speaker forum for the Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences Weekly Colloquium
Time & Location | Thursdays, 4 pm ~ Harshbarger 206
Refreshments | Begin at 3:30 pm in Harshbarger 206; Hosted by the HAS Student Association (HASSA)
Coordinator | Contact Dr. Tom Galarneau at 520-626-7843 or tgalarneau@email.arizona.edu
Content | Links to PANAPTO audio and/or PPT may be available after the event
Date Speaker Talk Host
Aug 21 First Day of Classes First day of classes for the Fall 2017 Semester
Aug 24 First meeting -- No speaker First meeting with students:  Introduction to the weekly HAS Colloquium for students enrolled in 695A for Fall 2017 Niu & Galarneau
Aug 31 Parade of Stars Faculty members will talk about their teaching and research Niu & Galarneau
Sep 7 Laura Meredith, Associate Research Scientist,  Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona
Biosphere-atmosphere trace-gas flux measurements of microbe-mediated biogeochemical cycles Niu
Sep 14 Tian-Chyi  "Jim" Yeh, Professor, Hydrology & Atmospheric Sciences, University of Arizona Principle of Parsimony, Fake Sciences, and Scales
Sep 21 Kamini Singha, Professor, Colorado School of Mines The critical role of trees in critical zone science: an exploration of water fluxes in the Earth's permeable skin Niu
Sep 28 Christopher Castro, Associate Professor, Global Change - GIDP, Hydrology & Atmospheric Sciences, University of Arizona The more extreme nature of North American monsoon precipitation in the Southwestern United States
Oct 5
Oct 12 Jonathan Jiang, Jet Propulsion Laboratory The CMIP/IPCC Process and Model Diagnostics Galarneau / Dong
Oct 19 Karen Kosiba, Center for Severe Weather Research DOW Discoveries:  What we are learning about tornadoes, hurricanes and
other high impact mesoscale phenomena   
Galarneau
Oct 26 Thomas Meixner, Professor and Associate Department Head, Department of Hydrology & Atmospheric Sciences, University of Arizona. Green Infrastructure as a Puzzle Piece for Water Resources in the Southwest
Nov 2 Qiang Fu, Professor, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington Response of terrestrial aridity to global warming Xiquan Dong
Nov 9 Maoyi Huang, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Human-induced Perturbations to the Terrestrial Water Cycle: a Multi-scale Modeling Approach
Nov 10 Veterans Day No classes & campus closed
Nov 16 William Kolby Smith, Assistant Professor, Earth Dynamics Observatory, School of Natural Resources and the Environment, The University of Arizona. Advances in remote sensing-based monitoring of vegetation growth dynamics across North American ecosystems
Nov 23-24 Thanksgiving Recess No classes & campus closed
Nov 30 Laura Bakkensen, Assistant Professor, School of Government and Public Policy, University of Arizona
Wind Versus Rain: Tropical Cyclone Losses Under Climate Change
Dec 6 Last Day of Classes Last day of classes for Fall 2017
Dec 25 - 29 Winter Closure Campus closed
Jan 1 New Years Holiday Campus closed
Jan 2 Campus Opens Most offices re-open, although some staff and/or services unavailable until students return
Jan 10 First Day of Classes First day of classes for Spring 2018 Semester
Jan 11 No meeting
Jan 15 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday No classes & campus closed
Jan 18 First meeting - No speaker First meeting with students:  Introduction to the weekly HAS Colloquium for students enrolled in 695 for Spring 2018
Jan 25 Grant Ferguson, Associate Professor, Civil and Geological Engineering, University of Saskatchewan TBA
Feb 1 Roger A. Pielke, Sr., Senior Research Scientist CIRES and  Senior Research Associate ATOC University of Colorado at Boulder Professor Emeritus Colorado State University Paradigm Shifts in Atmospheric Sciences
Feb 8 Paul Menzel, Senior Scientist University of Wisconsin - Madison TBA
Feb 15 Zhe Feng, Department of Energy, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory TBA Xiquan Dong
Feb 22 Warren Beck, Research Scientist, Department of Physics, University of Arizona Influence of orbital Forcing on the Asian Monsoon System
Mar 1
Mar 8 Nirav Merchang, ARL Bio Computing Facility, Universtiy of Arizona TBA
Mar 10-18 Spring Recess No classes (campus is open)
Mar 22
Mar 29 Wojciech Grabowski, Senior Scientist and Section Head of Mesoscale and Microscale Meteorology (MMM) Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
TBA Xiquan Dong
Apr 5 Aaron Kennedy, University of North Dakota TBA Xiquan Dong
Apr 9 El Día del Agua y la Atmósfera - Annual Student Research Conference All Day Monday, April 9, at the Student Union Ballroom
Apr 12 Darcy TBD
Apr 19 Darcy TBD
Apr 26
May 2
Last Day of Classes Last day of classes for Spring 2018 Semester - No speaker or meeting