Spring 2015 ESSC Brown Bag Series

Speaker/Discussion Leader Topic
January 28
529 Walker

Dr. Fuqing Zhang
Meteorology, Penn State

Jun Sun
Visiting Scholar, Chinese National Meteorological Center

Trends and returning periods of precipitation extremes over China over the past 60 years
February 18 529 Walker Dr. Michael Mann
ESSC Director, Penn State
How likely WAS the 2014 Global Temperature Record?
March 18 529 Walker Elizabeth Denis
Geosciences, Penn State
Carbon Burn-Down in a Greenhouse World: Wildfires and Soil Carbon Loss across the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM)
March 25
117 EES Dr. Roger Wakimoto
Director, NSF Geosciences
New Initiatives and Challenges at the NSF Geoscience Directorate
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April 15 529 Walker Cory Baggett
Meteorology, Penn State
Arctic warming induced by tropical convection
April 22 529 Walker Justin Schulte
Meteorology, Penn State
A Powerful and Improved Approach to Significance Testing in Wavelet Analysis: The Cumulative Areawise Test and Its Applications to Geophysical Time Series
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