Fall 2018 ESSC Brown Bag Series

Unless otherwise noted, all seminars are from 11:15am - 12:30pm in 529 Walker.

Speaker/Discussion Leader Topic
September 5 529 Walker Dr. Michael E. Mann
Director, Earth System Science Center, Penn State
Climate Change and Extreme Summer Weather Events
September 26 529 Walker Vanessa Monteiro
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science, Penn State
Thermodynamics of the Convective Boundary Layer before and after the passage of Mesoscale Convective Systems in the Amazon rainforest
October 10 529 Walker Kelly Nunez Ocasio
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science, Penn State
The Role of Mesoscale Convective Systems in Tropical Cyclogenesis
October 17 529 Walker Dr. Subrahmanyam Bulusu
Satellite and Physical Oceanography
Univ. of South Carolina
Investigating Interannual and Decadal Changes in Surface and Subsurface Salinity in the Oceanic Subtropical Gyres and their connection to the Global Water Cycle
October 24 529 Walker Dr. Greg Jenkins
Director, Alliance for Education, Science, Engineering and Design in Africa (AESEDA)
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science, Penn State
Anthropogenic and natural sources of tropospheric ozone over the South Tropical Atlantic: Results from Ascension Island during LASIC 2017
November 7 529 Walker Mikael Hiestand
Geography, Penn State
Growing Season Synoptic and Phenological Controls of Heat Fluxes over Remnant Forest and Cropland Sites in the Midwest U.S. Corn Belt
November 14 529 Walker Diemut Strebe
Climate change influenced artwork
November 28 529 Walker Laur Hesse Fisher
Program Director, Environmental Solutions Initiative
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MIT Climate: the emergent role of the university in a changing world
December 5 **319 Walker** Dr. Ayako Yamamoto
Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
On the emergence of Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation: A key role of the mixed layer variability driven by the multidecadal North Atlantic Oscillation