Welcome!

Please join us for the next ATOC Colloquium on September 21, 2018 featuring three of our amazing graduate students each giving 15 minute talks (conference style). Special thanks to Professors Randall and Toon for kicking off the year with their most exciting research projects as well as some perspectives on ATOC past, present and future.


About the ATOC Colloquium

The Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Colloquium will be held every other Friday from 11:00 AM-noon in SEEC N125.* 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

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) TBD
10/19/2018 B Vineel Yettella, Bobby Wallace, Lynn Montgomery TBD
11/02/2018 A Dan McGrath (CSU) TBD
11/16/2018 B Riley Brady, Guo Lin, TBD TBD
11/30/2018   ESSS Poster Conference TBD

* The inaugural colloquium was given by two faculty members.

Spring 2019

Date Format Speaker(s) Title
01/25/2019 A Elizabeth Barnes (CSU) TBD
02/08/2019 B Drew Cameron, TBD, TBD TBD
02/22/2019 A George Kiladis (NOAA) TBD
03/08/2019 B Nicola Bodini, Kang Yang, TBD TBD
03/22/2019 A TBD TBD
04/12/2019 B Jessica Tomaszewski, Ren Smith, TBD TBD
04/26/2019 A TBD TBD