Please join us for the ATOC Colloquium, every other Friday in SEEC N125. Come early for coffee starting at 10:45 AM, and lunch will be served after!

About the ATOC Colloquium

The Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Colloquium will be held every other Friday from 11:00 AM-noon.* Come early for coffee starting at 10:45 AM, and stay after for discussions as lunch is provided on site.

Colloquia will alternate between the following two formats:

A. Full-length talk by a faculty member or invited speaker

B. Three conference-length talks by graduate students

If you would like to nominate a speaker (including yourself), please email the Chair of the ATOC Colloquium Committee, Prof. Jan Lenaerts.

* Beginning in the spring of 2019, the location will move to the Sievers Room (S228).

Upcoming Schedule

Spring 2019

Date Format Room Speaker(s) Title
01/25/2019 A SEEC S228 (Sievers) Elizabeth Barnes (CSU) TBD
02/08/2019 B SEEC S228 (Sievers) Drew Camron, Ryan Harp, TBD TBD
02/22/2019 A SEEC 372A/B George Kiladis (NOAA) TBD
03/08/2019 B SEEC S228 (Sievers) Nicola Bodini, Kang Yang, TBD TBD
03/22/2019 A SEEC S228 (Sievers) Karen Kosiba (CSWR)  TBD
04/12/2019 B SEEC S228 (Sievers) Jessica Tomaszewski, Ren Smith, TBD TBD
04/26/2019 A SEEC S228 (Sievers)   TBD


Past colloquia

Fall 2018

Date Format Speaker(s) Title
09/07/2018 A* Cora Randall & Brian Toon (CU Boulder)

Clouds on the Edge of Space: Insight from the NASA Aeronomy of Ice in the Mesosphere (AIM) Mission (Randall)

The environmental impacts of nuclear war are far more damaging than the explosions and could kill 90% of the Earth's population (Toon)

09/21/2018 B Ariel Morrison, Jason West, Steffen Mauceri

Observed and Simulated Cloud Response to Arctic Sea Ice Loss from CALIPSO and CESM1 (Morrison)

The Role of Oceanic Processes in the Initiation of Indian Summer Monsoon Intraseasonal Oscillations over the Indian Ocean (West)

Aerosol Retrieval from Hyperspectral Imagery over India (Mauceri)

10/05/2018 A Nikki Lovenduski (CU Boulder)

A Change in the Forecast: Ocean Biogeochemistry over the Next Decade

10/19/2018 B Vineel Yettella, Bobby Wallace, Lynn Montgomery

An ensemble covariance framework for quantifying forced climate variability and its time of emergence (Yetella)

Hidden Water: Investigating a firn aquifer in Southeast Greenland (Montgomery)

Deep Hail Accumulations: How can we identify storms that produce the largest threat?  (Wallace)

11/02/2018 A Dan McGrath (CSU) How much is really out there? Forays into measuring snow accumulation on glaciers and implications for glacier mass balance


(Room change: SEEL303)

B Riley Brady, Guo Lin, Maaike Izeboud  
11/30/2018   ESSS Poster Conference TBD

* The inaugural colloquium was given by two faculty members.