Seminars Spring 2021

Format  Weekly informal talks by invited speakers - Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences Colloquium (HWRS 495A-595A)
Time & Location  Typically Thursdays at 4 pm -- See email announcement (zoom details not published on this webpage)
Coordinator  Contact Yang C. Song at or 520-626-7843
Content  Links to PANAPTO audio may be available after the event
Meet the Speaker?  Contact the Host to request a meeting with the Speaker
Talks in Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | June/July 2021





Contact the Host to arrange a meeting with the Speaker
Jan 1 New Year's Day New Year's Day holiday - Campus closed
Jan 13 First Day First day of classes
Jan 14 First Thursday of semester - no speaker - meeting with students
Jan 18 Martin Luther King Day
Martin Luther King, Jr's birthday observed - No classes & department offices closed
Jan 21
Southern University of Science & Technology, China
Improving AI system awareness of geoscience knowledge: Symbiotic integration of physical approaches and deep learning Gupta
Jan 28
HWRS Alumnus, InterPore Award 2020
Land subsidence in highly compressible aquitards: Role of vertical heterogeneity Maddock, Neuman
Feb 4
Univesity of Illinois-UC
Climate science for achieving adaptation and resilience Song
Feb 11
CHEE, University of Arizona
Active learning approaches with purpose Song
Feb 18
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Have land surface processes in Earth system models improved over time? Song
Feb 25 Reading Day No classes
Mar 4
UA HAS Research Professor
Monsoonal flash floods and diagnosis of convection initiation using UAS measurements Song
Mar 9 Reading Day No classes
Mar 10 Reading Day No classes
Mar 11
UA School of Natural Resources+Environment
Canceled & to be rescheduled at a later date - The effects of increasing water constraint on vegetation growth: Insights from novel remote sensing observations from plot to globe
Mar 18
San Diego State University
Lorenz models, butterfly effect, and predictability Zeng
Mar 25
San Diego State University
Scripps Institution of Oceanography & UC-San Diego
Can we modernize mathematics education in hydrology and atmospheric sciences? Zeng
Mar 31 El Día Day 1 El Día del Agua y la Atmósfera - Day 1 Wed Agenda
Oral and Poster Presentations & Keynote Talk
Apr 1 El Día Day 2 El Día del Agua y la Atmósfera - Day 2 Thu Agenda
Oral and Poster Presentations & Career Panel
Apr 2 Reading Day No classes
Apr 8
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Biosphere 2
Process-based modeling of soil hydrology: addressing challenges from unrepresented processes and heterogeneity Guo
Apr 15
Distinguished Research Scientist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
A quest for the missing energy in land surface Song
Apr 21 Reading Day No classes
Apr 22
Chasing perfection: Can we reduce model uncertainty in carbon cycle-climate feedbacks? Song
Apr 29
Sandia National Laboratory
Machine learning to investigate storage and dynamics of soil organic carbon (last talk of semester) Song
May 5 Last Day Last day of classes
May 6 Reading Day Day before final exams begin - no classes
May 7 Final Exams begin
May 13 Final Exams end
May 14 University Commencement - details TBD
May ? College of Science Graduation Convocation - details TBD
May 17 Summer Pre-Session Summer Pre-Session begins
May 31 Memorial Day Memorial Day observed - No classes & department offices closed
June 5 Pre-Session ends
June 7 Summer Session I Summer Session I begins - See Academic Calendar 20-21 for other summer dates
July 5 Independence Day Independence Day observed - Mon, 7/5 - No classes & department offices closed
July 8 Session I ends
July 12 Summer Session II Summer Session II begins - See Academic Calendar 20-21 for other summer dates
Aug 11 Session II ends - Degree awarded summer completion ~Aug 21 (TBD)