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List of Presenters

Awardess - Apr 17, 2015 - Herbert Riehl Memorial Award and Alumni Award for Outstanding Research by a Senior Ph.D. Student

Jadwiga (Yaga) H. Richter - Oct 23, 2015 - Impacts of a better-resolved stratosphere on El Nino teleconnections

Richard A. Anthes, Therese Rieckh, Shay Gilpin - Sep 2, 2016 - Contributions of Radio Occultation to Weather and Climate Using the world’s most accurate and precise thermometer from space

Roger A. Pielke, Sr. - Sep 11, 2015 - Climate Threats: A More Inclusive Assessment Is Needed

Allison A. Wing, Ph.D., NSF AGS Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University - Mar 21, 2016 - Organization of tropical convection: Self-aggregation and spontaneous tropical cyclogenesis

Lorraine A. Remer (JCET-UMBC) - Jan 26, 2016 - Aerosols and Climate Forcing: New Thoughts, Future Direction

Elizabeth A. Stone - Mar 27, 2015 - Uncontrolled combustion of shredded tires in a landfill

Awardees: Adele Igel, Nick Davis, James Ruppert - Apr 30, 2013 - 2013 Herbert Riehl Memorial Awards

Mike Alexander (NOAA) - Sep 16, 2010 - The Impact of North Pacific Atmospheric Variability on ENSO via the "Seasonal Footprinting Mechanism"

Jordan Allen, Colorado State University - Jul 31, 2014 - The effects of nitrogen fertilization on respired soil organic matter in Rocky Mountain National Park

Pinhas Alpert - Nov 21, 2014 - Recent advances in environmental monitoring using commercial microwave links

Steve Apfel, Nezette Rydell, Jennifer Stark, Paul Wolyn - Sep 15, 2011 - National Weather Service Field Operations: Accomplishments, Challenges, and Opportunities

Nathan Arnold - Nov 14, 2014 - Global-scale convective self-aggregation and the Madden-Julian oscillation

Maria Assunção F. Silva Dias - Sep 8, 2011 - Surface and Aerosol Effects on Rainfall: Amazon Basin and the Megacity of Sao Paulo, Brazil

Rick Aster - Nov 13, 2015 - The Ubiquity of Seismology

Sam Atwood - Dec 19, 2011 - Source Apportionment of Aerosol Measured in the Northern South China Sea During Springtime

Tom Auligne - Oct 24, 2014 - Analysis and Prediction of Clouds using Satellite All-Sky Radiances: Lessons Learned and Perspectives

Jessica B. Gilman - Nov 1, 2013 - Characterizing the Emissions of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) From Oil and Natural Gas Operations in Several U.S. Shale Basins

Jorgen B. Jensen - Sep 9, 2016 - Some problems at the foundation of aerosol-cloud interaction in climate models or Why the IPCC may have got it wrong because of what we do to data, physics and numerics in bin-microphysics LES models

James Balog - Nov 9, 2011 - A Year in the Life of the Extreme Ice Survey--and New Directions for the Future

Alison Banks - Jul 25, 2017 - Examining the Sensitivity of Convective Aggregation in Cloud-Resolving Models

Elizabeth Barnes - Feb 23, 2012 - Influence of Meridional Constraints on Low-Frequency Variability and its Response to Climate Change

Profs. Barnes, Birner, Fischer, Johnson, O'Dell, Pierce, Randall, Schumacher, Vonder Haar - Aug 29, 2014 - Faculty-Intro Jamboree Part I

Kelley Barsanti - Apr 22, 2016 - Exploring Chemical Complexity in Biomass Burning Emissions and Air Quality Models

Brett Basarab - Nov 3, 2014 - Prediction of Total Lightning Behavior in Colorado and Alabama Thunderstorms From Storm Dynamical and Microphysical Variables

Nick Beavis - Oct 30, 2013 - The Climatology of Lightning Producing Large Impulse Charge Moment Changes with an Emphasis on Mesoscale Convective Systems

Michael Bell - Sep 19, 2014 - Observations of Tropical Cyclone Eyewall Convective Structure and Forcing

Prof. Ben Jong-Dao Jou - Sep 17, 2013 - An Overview of SoWMEX/TiMREX

Katie Benedict - Jul 18, 2012 - Observations of Reactive Nitrogen Species in the Atmosphere and Nitrogen Deposition in the Rocky Mountains

Ashley Berg - Aug 7, 2012 - The Impact of Pine Beetle Kill on Monoterpene Emissions and Secondary Organic Aerosol Formation in Western North America

Thomas Birner (CSU) - Dec 10, 2009 - Stratospheric circulation impact on composition and structure of the tropopause region

Profs. Birner, Denning, Johnson, Kreidenweis, Kummerow, O'Dell, Robinson, Schumacher, Thompson - Aug 23, 2012 - Faculty Intro Jamboree

Becky Bolinger - Apr 10, 2014 - The Hydroclimate of the Upper Colorado River Basin and the Western United States

Ali Boris - Jun 8, 2016 - Aqueous Atmospheric Organic Processing: Effects of Fog and Cloud Composition

Lance Bosart (University at Albany/SUNY) - Mar 22, 2012 - Impact of Tropical Cyclones and Transient Polar Disturbances on the North Pacific Subtropical Jet: Downstream Baroclinic Development and a Subsequent Intense Cyclone Event over the United States

Katrina Bossert - Mar 9, 2017 - Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere from the Troposphere to the Edge of Space

Katie Boyd - Sep 8, 2011 - Regional Aerosol Effects On Precipitation: An Observational Study

Steven Brey - Oct 3, 2016 - Using Operational HMS Smoke Observations to Gain Insights on North American Smoke Transport and Implications for Air Quality

Dr. Brittany Bloodhart - Oct 2, 2015 - The Psychology of Climate Change Communication: Motivations for Pro-Environmental Attitudes and Behaviors

Steve Brown - Jan 17, 2014 - Wintertime Aerosol in Las Vegas, Nevada

Melissa Burt - Feb 23, 2016 - INTERACTIONS OF ARCTIC CLOUDS, RADIATION, AND SEA ICE IN PRESENT-DAY AND FUTURE CLIMATES

Janice Bytheway - Feb 24, 2017 - FEATURES BASED ASSESSMENTS OF WARM SEASON CONVECTIVE PRECIPITATION FORECASTS FROM THE HIGH RESOLUTION RAPID REFRESH MODEL

Anthony C. Didlake, Jr. - Apr 18, 2014 - Dynamics of secondary eyewall formation observed in Hurricane Rita

Mary C. Barth - Apr 30, 2015 - Effects of Thunderstorms on Tropospheric Trace Gas Chemistry

John Calderazzo and Sue Ellen Campbell - Mar 28, 2014 - How To Talk To Non-Scientists

John Calderazzo & SueEllen Campbell (CSU) - Sep 10, 2009 - 100 Views of Climate Change

Sara Callahan, Harold Washington College - Jul 31, 2014 - Pollution among the peaks: A preliminary analysis of new Peroxyacetyl Nitrate (PAN) measurements in Rocky Mountain National Park

Will Cantrell - Jan 22, 2016 - Cloud physics and chemistry from single droplets and crystals to a few cubic centimeters

Shannon Capps - Oct 30, 2015 - Efficiently Elucidating Emissions Influences on Aspects of Air Quality and Climate

Fred Carr - Sep 30, 2016 - Can the U.S. Become the World Leader in Numerical Weather Prediction?

Ann Casey Hughes, Wofford College
 - Jul 22, 2016 - Sensitivity of the hydrologic cycle to surface flux enhancement by convection


Steven Cavazos, University of the Incarnate Word
 - Jul 22, 2016 - Assessing the impact of uncertain brightness temperatures in the Goddard Profiling Algorithm


Tom Cech - Oct 11, 2012 - Colorado's Water History, Rights & Allocation System: A Climate-Driven System

Ed Charlesworth - Feb 14, 2017 - Transport-Radiation Feedbacks of Ozone in the Tropical Tropopause Layer

Michael Cheeseman, Appalachian State University - Jul 31, 2014 - Satellite based evaluation of terrestrial carbon models

Minoru Chikira - Apr 18, 2013 - Impact of Chikira-Sugiyama Cumulus Scheme in Climate and Variability

Samuel Childs - Jun 1, 2017 - COLD-SEASON TORNADOES: CLIMATOLOGICAL, METEORLOGICAL, and SOCIAL PERSPECTIVES

Christine Chiu - Mar 2, 2017 - Using remote sensing observations to advance understanding of cloud-aerosol-precipitation-radiation interactions

Matt Christensen - May 1, 2012 - Microphysical and Macrophysical Responses of Marine Stratocumulus Polluted by Underlying Ships

Michal Clavner - Nov 19, 2015 - The Response of a Simulated Mesoscale Convective System to Increased Aerosol Pollution

Amy Clement (Miami) - Feb 18, 2010 - Low-level clouds and climate change

Hugh Coe (Univ. of Manchester) - Apr 8, 2010 - Aerosol properties and processes across Europe and their impacts: a multi-aircraft study during EUCAARI

Profs. Collett, Denning, Kummerow, Ravishankara, Rutledge, Schubert, Thompson, van den Heever - Jan 30, 2015 - Faculty-Intro Jamboree

Profs. Collett, Kreidenweis, Maloney, Pierce, Rutledge, Schubert, van den Heever - Jan 24, 2013 - Faculty Intro Jamboree Part II

Rachael Coons, SUNY Albany
 - Jul 22, 2016 - Sudden stratospheric warmings: climatology vs recent events


Profs. Cotton, Collett, Kummerow, Randall, Rutledge, Schubert, Van den Heever - Jan 20, 2011 - Faculty Intro Jamboree

Benjamin Crawford - Feb 25, 2016 - Surface-atmosphere exchanges of energy and carbon in urban environments

Maria Cristina Facchini - Apr 3, 2015 - Aerosol research at a global air pollution hotspot - the Po Valley, Italy

Brian Crow - Aug 24, 2016 - On Quasi-Periodic Baroclinic Variability in the Extratropical Circulation

Rachel Cucinotta - Jul 31, 2015 - Global Changes in Aerosol Optical Depth and PM2.5 Concentrations due to Open Domestic Waste Burning

Bryce Currey, Loyola Marymount University - Jul 31, 2014 - Boundary hunting in the Tropics: geographical variability of the width of the tropical belt

Renee Curry - Oct 18, 2016 - Impact of Drought on Grassland Productivity Across the Wet-Dry Gradient in the U.S. Great Plains in 2010-2012

Renee Curry, Colorado State University - Aug 4, 2014 - NASA's Northern Colorado Global Climate Change Education Initiative

Alison D. Nugent - Dec 3, 2015 - Orographic Convection and Precipitation in the Tropics: Wind Speed Control and Aerosol Interactions

John D. Marwitz - Mar 24, 2011 - Severe Super-cooled Drizzle Drops

Erin Dagg - Mar 27, 2015 - Tropical Tropopause Layer Variability Associated with the Madden-Julian Oscillation during DYNAMO

Dr. Dan Jaffe, Professor - Feb 14, 2013 - The challenge of tropospheric ozone in the western US

Nick Davis - May 13, 2013 - Seasonal to Multi-Decadal Variability of the Width of the Tropical Belt

Christopher Davis - Feb 20, 2015 - Hurricanes from Scratch

Adam Davis - Mar 14, 2013 - Kinematic Structures, Diabatic Profiles, and Precipitation Systems in West Africa During Summer 2006

Nicholas Davis - Jun 23, 2017 - The Dynamics of Hadley Circulation Variability and Change

Mark DeMaria - Jan 24, 2014 - Generalizing Tropical Cyclone Potential Intensity Estimates to Include Vertical Shear Effects

Charlotte DeMott (CSU) - Sep 9, 2010 - Simulation of the Asian Monsoon in a Super-parametrized AOGCM

Lauren Deanes, University of Wisconsin-Madison - Jul 31, 2014 - Potentially harmful Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) in the Fort Collins Area

Scott Denning (CSU) - Sep 30, 2010 - My Visit to the Dark Side: Engaging Climate Change Denial

Scott Denning - Apr 25, 2014 - Revisiting the Rectifier: How CALIPSO LIDAR Data Help Quantify the Global Carbon Budget

Scott Denning - Aug 16, 2017 - Colorado Climate Center: 21st Century Climate Services for Colorado

Scott Denning - Nov 29, 2012 - Climate Science Education, Outreach, and Diversity at CMMAP

Birner, Denning, Heald, Ito, Johnson, Maloney, Thompson, Vonder Haar - Aug 26, 2010 - Faculty Intro Jamboree

Alexander DesRosiers - Jul 25, 2017 - Multi-Doppler Radar Analysis of Hurricane Matthew's Eyewall Replacement Cycle

Pedro Di Nezio - Feb 16, 2012 - The response of the Tropical Pacific and ENSO to Global Warming

Michael DiRosa, Bard College - Jul 1, 2014 - Improving satellite precipitation detection using Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) and Ground based radar (NMQ)

Juliana Dias - Dec 12, 2014 - Influence of the Basic State Zonal Flow on Convectively Coupled Equatorial Waves

Brant Dodson - Nov 15, 2013 - Comparison of convective clouds observed by spaceborne w-band radar and simulated by cloud-resolving atmospheric models

Nolan Doesken - May 21, 2015 - The Role of Backyard Weather Watchers in the 21st Century Weather, Water and Climate Enterprise

Aaron Donohoe - Mar 6, 2017 - Energetic constraints on global climate

Aaron Donohoe - Dec 5, 2014 - Shortwave and longwave radiative contributions to global warming under increasing CO2

Jack Dostalek - Jun 25, 2012 - Global Omega Equation: Derivation and Application to Tropical Cyclogenesis in the North Atlantic Ocean

Aryeh Drager - Jul 21, 2016 - Convective Cold Pools: Characterization and Soil Moisture Dependence

Renee Duff, Millersville University - Jul 31, 2014 - Effects of wildfire pollution on the microphysical and electrical properties of pyrocumulus

David Duncan - May 30, 2017 - EXPLORING THE LIMITS OF VARIATIONAL PASSIVE MICROWAVE RETRIEVALS

David Duncan - Feb 15, 2013 - A Lagrangian Perspective on Deep Convective Tropical Raining Systems

Phil Durkee (Naval Postgraduate School) - Oct 15, 2009 - Multispectral aerosol optical depth retrievals from high-resolution satellite imagery

Radha Dutta - Jul 31, 2015 - Global Predictability of Daily Rainfall

Rebecca E. Morss - Apr 11, 2013 - Improving Communication of Weather Forecasts and Warnings to Aid Decisions

Lynne E. Gratz - Dec 11, 2015 - Atmospheric Mercury from the Boundary Layer to the Free Troposphere: Airborne Observations of Emissions, Transport, and Chemistry

Kevin E. Trenberth - Sep 6, 2012 - Climate change and recent climate extremes: The Russian Heat Wave of 2010

Alexander E. MacDonald, AMS President - Oct 8, 2015 - Our Science: Protecting the Public in the 21st Century

Chris Eldred, Colorado State University - Jul 31, 2014 - Atmospheric dynamical core design

Greg Elsaesser - Aug 24, 2011 - Tropical Rainfall Regimes and Their Evolution on Hourly to Daily Timescales

Kerry Emanuel - Nov 7, 2014 - Radiative-Convective Equilibrium and its Instability: Implications for Weather and Climate

Franchesca Espinosa, Florida International University - Jul 31, 2014 - Warm-ring structures in intense hurricanes

Donald Estep (CSU) - Jan 28, 2010 - Adjoint-Fueled Advances in Error Estimation for Multiscale, Multiphysics Problems

Keenan Eure, University of Maryland, College Park
 - Jul 22, 2016 - Factors that influence the growth of supercells into MCSs after sunset


Ashley Evanoski-Cole - Jun 13, 2017 - IMPACTS OF UNCONVENTIONAL OIL AND GAS DEVELOPMENT ON ATMOSPHERIC AEROSOL PARTICLES

Delphine Farmer - Nov 3, 2011 - The Ups and Downs of Being an Atmospheric Aerosol: Interpreting Particle Flux Measurements Over Tropical and Temperate Forests

Graham Feingold - Feb 25, 2010 - Aerosol effects on Clouds and Precipitation: Buffered states, runaway states, and self-organization

Wayne Feltz (UW-Madison) - Oct 21, 2010 - GOES-R Overview of Aviation and Nowcasting Applications - Current status and a look into the future

Caitlin Fine - Jun 26, 2015 - Wake Vortices and Tropical Cyclogenesis Downstream of Sumatra over the Indian Ocean

Grant Firl - May 15, 2013 - A Study of Low Cloud Climate Feedbacks Using a Generalized Higher-Order Closure Subgrid Model

Emily Fischer - Mar 19, 2012 - Teary Eyes to Blue Skies: Using Models and Observations to Establish a Global Picture of Peroxyacetyl Nitrate (PAN)

Erica Fleishman, CSU Professor, Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Biology - Mar 24, 2017 - Measuring and interpreting faunal responses to climate in the Intermountain West

Jim Flemming - Apr 17, 2015 - Gordian Knot of Meteorology: Unraveling, Cutting It, Retying it

Dr. Fred Carr, AMS President - Sep 29, 2016 - Perspectives from a 50-year Career in Atmospheric Science

Katja Friedrich - Feb 28, 2012 - Measurements of Drop-Size Distributions in Thunderstorms during VORTEX2

Dargan Frierson - Jan 31, 2013 - Why is the ITCZ in the Northern Hemisphere? And why might it have shifted southward in the late 20th century?

Greg Frost (NOAA) - Nov 5, 2009 - Evaluation of U.S. NOx emissions with satellite-based observations and model simulations

Brody Fuchs - Mar 6, 2014 - Factors Affecting Lightning Behavior in Various Regions of the United States

Brody Fuchs - Aug 16, 2017 - Microphysical, Dynamical, and Lightning Processes Associated with Anomalous Charge Structures in Isolated Convection

Bill Gail - Feb 13, 2015 - After Climate Change, What Next?

Bill Gail, 2014 American Meteorological Society President - Feb 12, 2015 - The Role of Scientific and Professional Societies in the Enterprise

Tom Galarneau - Dec 6, 2013 - Intensification of Hurricane Sandy (2012) through Extratropical Warm Core Seclusion

A. Gannet Hallar - May 9, 2013 - Chemical, Biological, and Hygroscopic Properties of Aerosol Organics at Storm Peak

Rolando Garcia (NCAR) - Sep 2, 2010 - Acceleration of the Brewer-Dobson Circulation in a Changing Climate

Caitlyn Garko and Eric Molten - Jul 25, 2017 - An Assessment of Modeled Precipitation from 1950-2005

Bart Geerts - May 8, 2015 - Fine-scale dynamical and microphysical processes of snowfall from shallow orographic clouds

Pierre Gentine - Feb 22, 2016 - Biosphere-atmosphere interactions and seasonality in the continental Tropics

Hermann Gerber - Nov 15, 2012 - Entrainment in Stratocumulus

Nick Geyer - Apr 3, 2015 - Time-Filtered Inverse Modeling of Land-Atmosphere Carbon Exchange

Nicholas Geyer, Colorado State University - Jul 31, 2014 - Timescales of CO2 biases in SiB4

Michael Glantz - Sep 3, 2009 - Our war with Climate

Ian Glenn, University of Utah - Jul 31, 2014 - Detrainment in a cumulus parameterization and a toy model

Peter Goble - Feb 8, 2016 - Maximizing the Utility of Available Root Zone Soil Moisture Data for Drought Monitoring Purposes in the Upper Colorado River Basin and Western High Plains, and Assessing the Interregional Importance of Root Zone Soil Moisture on Warm Season Water Balance

Prasad Gogineni - Apr 1, 2016 - Radar Instrumentation for Remote Sensing of Ice, Snow, and Soil Moisture

Alex Gonzalez - Sep 26, 2011 - Steady-State Circulations Forced By Diabatic Heating and Wind Stress in the Intertropical Convergence Zone

Ryan Gonzalez - Jul 31, 2015 - Evolution of Extreme Precipitation: A Satellite Based Investigation

Alex Gonzalez, Colorado State University - Jul 31, 2014 - Transient nature of the Intertropical convergence zone

Alex Goodman, Colorado State University - Jul 31, 2014 - The Vector Vorticity Model: An alternative approach for simulating atmospheric convection

Leah Grant - Feb 14, 2014 - The Relative Influence of Aerosols and the Environment on Organized Tropical and Midlatitude Deep Convection

Leah Grant - May 6, 2016 - Herbert Riehl Memorial Award and Alumni Award for Outstanding Research

Bill Gray (CSU) - Oct 8, 2009 - A look back at the changes in Meteorology (Atmospheric Science) since the early 1950's

Ethan Greene (CO Avalanche Info Center) - Nov 19, 2009 - Understanding Avalanches: A Theoretical Framework and Practical Approach

Kevin Grise - Sep 23, 2016 - Do mid-latitude jet shifts cause cloud feedbacks?

Nick Guy - Feb 27, 2012 - Regional Analysis of West African Convective Systems and Characteristics

Jay Ham (CSU Crop and Soil Sciences) - Sep 23, 2010 - Measuring Fluxes of Ammonia and Other Trace Gases Using Eddy Covariance and Relaxed Eddy Accumulation

Anna Harper - Dec 19, 2011 - Drought Tolerance and Implications for Vegetation-Climate Interactions in the Amazon Forest

Robert Hart - Oct 25, 2013 - Two perspectives on meteorological history: Academic family trees and Fujiwhara-enhanced U.S. TC landfall

Andrew Heidinger (SSEC/Univ of Wisconsin) - Aug 27, 2009 - NOAA cloud product algorithm development for the next generation GOES-R and NPOESS satellite observing systems

David Henderson - Mar 9, 2017 - Reconciling TRMM Precipitation Estimates to El Niño Southern Oscillation Variability

Stephanie Henderson - Mar 22, 2017 - Madden-Julian Oscillation teleconnections and their influence on Northern Hemisphere winter blocking

Greg Herman - Nov 16, 2015 - Model Post-Processing for the Extremes: Improving Forecasts of Locally Extreme Rainfall

Don Hillger, John Knaff, Dan Lindsey, Steve Miller, Matt Rogers, Jenny Hand, Karina Apodaca - Sep 4, 2015 - CIRA Intro Jamboree

Noel Hilliard, Colorado State University - Jul 31, 2014 - Study overview: Emissions from oil and gas activity in Garfield County, Colorado

Peter Hitchcock - Nov 18, 2016 - Downward influence from the Stratosphere in the extratropics

Anna Hodshire - Apr 21, 2016 - Analysis of multiple new-particle growth pathways observed at the US DOE Southern Great Plains field site

Chad Hoffman (Assistant Professor, Forestry Rangeland Stewardship, CSU) - Feb 5, 2016 - Predicting the spread of wildfires: The importance of fire interactions with the atmosphere, ecosystems, and topography

Greg Holland (NCAR) - Apr 5, 2012 - Response of High-Impact Weather to Climate Variability and Change

Cameron Homeyer - Mar 14, 2013 - Rossby Wake Breaking and Transport between the Tropics and Extratropics above the Subtropical Jet

Matt Igel - Aug 25, 2011 - A Tropical Radiation and Cloud System Feedback Modulated by Sea Surface Temperature

Adele Igel - Aug 27, 2012 - Latent Heating and Cloud Processes in Warm Fronts

Adele Igel - Oct 29, 2015 - A Theoretical and Numerical Investigation of Warm-Phase Microphysical Processes

David J. Raymond - Feb 27, 2015 - The Formation of Tropical Cyclones

Matthew J. Berg - Apr 21, 2017 - Digital Holography of Aerosol Particles

Daniel J. Jacob (Vasco McCoy Family Professor of Atmospheric Chemistry and Environmental Engineering) - Apr 15, 2016 - Quantifying methane emissions in North America using satellites

Peter Jan van Leeuwen, Visiting ATS from the University of Reading - Mar 30, 2017 - Improving geophysical system understanding and modelling by exploring nonlinear data assimilation

Nadir Jeevanjee - Feb 23, 2017 - Mean precipitation change from invariant radiative cooling

Andrea Jenney - Jun 22, 2017 - SKILLFUL LONG-RANGE FORECASTS OF NORTH AMERICAN HEAT WAVES FROM PACIFIC STORM PROPAGATION

Andrea Jenney, University of Miami - Jul 31, 2014 - The highs and lows of cloud radiative feedback: Comparing observational data and CMIP5 models

Vandana Jha - Nov 18, 2015 - Examination of the Potential Impacts of Dust and Pollution Aerosol Acting as Cloud Nucleating Aerosol on Water Resources in the Colorado River Basin

David John Gagne - Feb 10, 2017 - Deep Machine Learning for High-Impact Weather Forecasting

Richard Johnson - Nov 18, 2013 - New Insights on the MJO from DYNAMO

Leah Johnson, Earlham College - Jul 25, 2017 - Method Development for Collection of Ice-Nucleating Particles

Dan Jones - Feb 11, 2013 - Testing eddy compensation and eddy saturation in the Southern Ocean

Mark Jury (Univ. Puerto Rico Mayagüez) - Apr 1, 2010 - Caribbean climate, weather variability and interactions

Bernd Karcher - Oct 14, 2016 - Homogeneous Ice Formation in Supercooled Water Clouds

Makoto Kelp - Jul 31, 2015 - Evaluating the Potential Importance of Monoterpene Degradation for Global Acetone Production

Gretchen Keppel-Aleks - Oct 7, 2016 - Quantifying carbon cycle feedbacks through the lens of atmospheric CO2 variations

Josh King - Dec 17, 2013 - On Modeled and Observed Warm Rainfall Occurrence and its Relationships with Cloud Macrophysical Properties

Nicholas Klingaman - Aug 27, 2014 - The Benefits of Coupling to a Mixed-Layer Ocean for Global Climate Simulations

Jack Kodros - May 14, 2015 - Uncertainties in Global Aerosols and Climate Effects due to Biofuel Emissions

Robert Korty - Mar 7, 2013 - Tropical cyclone genesis factors in paleoclimate simulations

Abigail Koss - Sep 25, 2015 - Air quality impacts of oil and natural gas extraction

Parker Kraus - Oct 18, 2011 - Modeling wetland's extent, their surface heat fluxes and exchange of carbon dioxide and methane

Parker Kraus, Colorado State University - Aug 4, 2014 - Land-surface and hydrological modeling at the cloud-scale, implications for super-parameterization

Lisa Kriederman, Incident Meteorologist/Fire Weather Program Leader, National Weather Service Denver/Boulder - Oct 16, 2014 - Fire Weather in Colorado

T.N. Krishnamurti - Nov 20, 2013 - gZ+CpT+Lq and the MONSOON

Matt Kumjian - Mar 28, 2013 - Precipitation Physics Revealed through Dual-polarization Radar Observations and Modeling

Paul Kushner - Mar 31, 2011 - The Northern Annular Mode Response to Surface Forcing

Chuck Kutscher - Apr 10, 2015 - Tackling Climate Change via the Rapid Transition to Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Technologies

Kristen L. Rasmussen - Sep 5, 2014 - Convective initiation and hydrometeorological influence of extreme storms in subtropical South America

Allen L. Robinson - Sep 26, 2011 - Measurement and simulation of fine particle emissions from combustion systems

Pedro L. Silva Dias - Apr 30, 2012 - Amazon Heat Sources: Regional and Remote Importance

Todd Lane - Aug 25, 2011 - The Generation of Turbulence Around Thunderstorms

Will Lassman - Sep 8, 2016 - Blending Model Output with Satellite-Based and In-Situ Observations to Produce High-Resolution Estimates of Population Exposure to Wildfire Smoke

Dr. Laura Sample McMeeking, CSU STEM Center Associate Director - Mar 30, 2016 - The Power of Language in Science Communication and Research

Zach Lebo - Mar 6, 2015 - Have we "resolved" the aerosol effects on deep convection problem?

Wen-Chau Lee - Oct 3, 2014 - Distance Velocity Azimuth Display (DVAD) - New Interpretation and Analysis of Doppler Velocity

Yoonjin Lee - Dec 7, 2016 - Impacts of Assimilating Vertical Velocity, Latent Heat, or Hydrometer Water Contents Retrieved from a Single Reflectivity Data Set

Geovanni Leoncini (U.K. Met Office) - Oct 6, 2010 - Member selection for a convective scale ensemble at the UK Met Office

Ted Letcher - Dec 7, 2012 - A Simple Parameterization of Aerosol Emission in RAMS

Ezra Levin - Dec 13, 2012 - Remote Continental Aerosol Characteristics in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado and Wyoming

Sam Levis (NCAR) - Mar 3, 2011 - Improved Land-Atmosphere Fluxes From Including Interactive Crop Management In The Community Earth System Model

Ying Li - Sep 19, 2016 - Molecular corridors and global maps of phase state in atmospheric secondary organic aerosols

Jingyuan Li - Dec 9, 2016 - Towards Understanding the Role of Natural Variability in Climate Change

Leah Lindsey - Jul 25, 2016 - The Impacts of Amazon Deforestation on Pacific Climate

Leah Lindsey, Colorado State University - Jul 31, 2014 - The effects of Amazon drought on eastern Pacific SST

Jianbo Liu - Mar 13, 2015 - The Spatial and Temporal Properties of Precipitation Uncertainty Structures over Tropical Oceans

Maryssa Loehr, Missouri University of Science and Technology
 - Jul 22, 2016 - Is smoke going to ruin your blue sky? Evaluation of a wildfire smoke forecasting tool


Adrian Loftus - Mar 7, 2012 - A Triple-Moment Bulk Hail Microphysics Scheme to Investigate the Sensitivities of Hail to Aerosols

Shaun Lovejoy (McGill Univ.) - Mar 4, 2010 - The space-time cascade structure of the atmosphere and its numerical models

Samantha Lynch - Oct 19, 2012 - Ensemble-Based Analysis of Extreme Precipitation Events from 2007-2011

Tristan L’Ecuyer - Mar 29, 2012 - How Well Do We Know the Earth’s Energy Budget?

Thomas M. Hamill - Nov 1, 2012 - Reforecasts: what are they good for? Using multi-decadal reforecasts from the NCEP Global Ensemble Forecast System

Steven M. Cavallo - Apr 29, 2016 - Linking Arctic to lower latitude processes through resilient tropopause-based vortices

Robert M. Rauber - Apr 23, 2015 - Generating cells and elevated convection in winter storms - results from the Profiling of Winter Storms Experiment

Jason M. Keeler - Oct 16, 2015 - Radiative and Instability Forcing of Cloud-top Generating Cells in Winter Cyclones

Jay Mace - Feb 3, 2017 - Seasonal Variability of Warm Boundary Layer Cloud and Precipitation Properties in the Southern Ocean as Diagnosed from A-Train and Ship-Based Remote Sensing Data

Gudrun Magnusdottir - Sep 1, 2011 - East Pacific ITCZ Variability Over Three Decades of Satellite Data

Andrew Manaster - Dec 10, 2015 - A Comparison of Observed and Modeled Inter-Annual Variability and Trends in Cloud Liquid Water Pah

Brian Mapes (Univ of MiamI) - Sep 22, 2009 - Studying the MJO and tropical waves through data assimilation

Peter Marinescu - Feb 23, 2016 - LATENT HEATING AND AEROSOL-PRECIPITATION INTERACTIONS WITHIN MESOSCALE CONVECTIVE SYSTEMS

Paul Markowski - Apr 21, 2011 - How to Make a Tornado

Matt Masarik - May 9, 2012 - Simple Analytical Solutions For Potential Vorticity Intrusions

Hirohiko Masunaga (Nagoya U.) - Feb 10, 2011 - A Satellite Study of the Atmospheric Forcing and Response to Moist Convection

Brian Matilla, Florida International University - Jul 31, 2014 - Evaluation of WRF forecasts of severe weather environments against mobile upsonde observations from the Mesoscale Predictability Experiment (MPEX)

Toshihisa Matsui - Sep 6, 2013 - My Personal Journey of Aerosol-Cloud-Precipitation Interactions

Alyssa Matthews - Oct 15, 2014 - Storm Microphysics and Kinematics at the ARM-SGP site using Dual Polarized Radar Observations at Multiple Frequencies

Amanda Maycock - Apr 11, 2014 - Stratospheric water vapour and climate: from radiative forcing to the global circulation

Christina McCluskey - Jul 8, 2013 - Characteristics of Atmospheric Ice Nucleating Particles Associated with Biomass Burning in the US: Prescribed Burning and Wildfires

Rachel McCrary - Sep 6, 2012 - The Influence of Embedded Explicit Convection on Simulations of the West African Monsoon

Greg McFarquhar - Apr 8, 2016 - Use of In-Situ Observations for Quantifying Ice Cloud Microphysical Properties and Processes, and their Uncertainties

Clayton McGee - Mar 26, 2013 - Latent Heating and Mixing Due to Entrainment in Tropical Deep Convection

Erica McGrath-Spangler - Oct 20, 2011 - Importance of Boundary Layer Processes For Surface Fluxes

Marie McGraw - Oct 28, 2015 - Seasonal Sensitivity of the Eddy-Driven Jet to Tropospheric Heating in an Idealized Atmospheric General Circulation Model

Khalil McMillan, North Carolina A&T State University - Jul 22, 2016 - Modeling the concentration distribution of Benzene from flowback using AERMOD


Brian Medeiros - Oct 21, 2016 - The role of shallow cumulus in the climate system, and asking how bad is "good enough" for climate models

Isaac Medina, Colorado State University - Jul 31, 2014 - Simulating the 2012 High Plains drought using three single column model (SCM) versions of The Community Earth System Model (CESM)

Gerald Meehl (NCAR) - Apr 15, 2010 - Weather extremes in a changing climate

Professor Mei Zheng (visiting ATS from Peking University) - Aug 21, 2014 - Fine particulate matter in China: current understanding and challenges

Dr. Michael M. Bell, Assistant Professor, University of Hawaii at Manoa - Mar 7, 2016 - New Insights into Tropical Clouds and Hurricanes using Polarimetric Radar

Scot Miller - Sep 12, 2016 - Sources of methane emissions in North America

Anna Miller, Reed College
 - Jul 22, 2016 - Investigating ice nucleating particles from various landscapes


Justin Minder (Yale University) - Mar 1, 2012 - Mesoscale Controls on Mountain Climate - From Snowy Peaks to Tropical Islands

Joseph Moody - Jul 25, 2017 - Impacts of Aerosols on Deep Convective Storms

Gabriela Mora-Rojas - Sep 27, 2013 - Deep and Shallow Overturning Circulations in the Tropical Atmosphere

Annareli Morales - Aug 1, 2014 - Effect of Latent Heating on Mesoscale Vortex Development During Extreme Precipitation: Colorado, September 2013

Hugh Morrison - Apr 25, 2013 - Improvements and Remaining Challenges in the Parameterization of Microphysics and its Impact on Deep Convection

Hugh Morrison - May 28, 2014 - A new approach for parameterizing cloud microphysics based on the prediction of ice-phase particle properties

Jim Moum - Oct 11, 2013 - Why does SST in the equatorial Pacific cold tongue exhibit a seasonal cycle when the atmosphere heats the ocean year round?

Kate Mullin - Oct 14, 2011 - Towards Understanding The Processes That Influence Global Mean Temperature

Bryan Mundhenk - Jun 9, 2017 - Climatology and Variability of Atmospheric Rivers over the North Pacific

Daniel Murphy - Oct 18, 2013 - Using data sets to constrain aerosol sources and radiative forcing: from micro to macro

Alexandra Naegele - Oct 31, 2016 - Observations and Simulations of the Interactions between Clouds, Radiation, and Precipitation

Alexandra Naegele, Colorado State University - Jul 31, 2014 - The relationship between precipitation and atmospheric radiative cooling

Udaysankar Nair - Sep 12, 2014 - Land-Use and Land-Cover Change Impacts on Regional Climate

Shaima Naisiri (Texas A&M) - Feb 3, 2011 - Cloud Thermodynamic Phase in the Infrared with AIRS

Kyle Nardi - Jul 31, 2015 - The Climatology and Impacts of Atmospheric Rivers near the Coast of Southern Alaska

Richard Neale (NCAR) - Nov 4, 2010 - Understanding and Modeling the Tropical Atmosphere: Phenomena, Processes and Resolution

Rob Nelson - Dec 12, 2014 - The Potential of Clear Sky Carbon Dioxide Satellite Retrievals

Jessica Ng, Scripps College - Jul 31, 2014 - Source attribution of aerosol size distributions and model evaluation using Whistler mountain measurements and GEOS-Chem-TOMAS simulations

Erik Nielsen - Nov 23, 2015 - Using Convection-Allowing Ensembles to Understand the Predictability of Extreme Rainfall

Chris O'Dell - Feb 9, 2012 - Towards a Better Understanding of Climate and Climatic Change Through Satellite Remote Sensing

Paul O'Gorman (MIT) - Oct 6, 2011 - Response of precipitation to climate change: theory, simulations, and observations

Chris O’Dell - Apr 28, 2011 - Probing the earth’s carbon cycle through spaced-based measurements of atmospheric CO2

Michael P. Jensen - Jun 27, 2013 - Convective cloud life-cycle during the Mid-latitude Continental Convective Clouds Experiment (MC3E)

John P. Burrows - Oct 3, 2016 - Assessing the impact of the Anthropocene on atmospheric composition using remote sensing from aircraft and space based instrumentation: the SCIAMACHY Project and its legacy

Liz Page - Oct 25, 2012 - The COMET Program's Support of University Education

Laura Pan - May 9, 2014 - Observational Studies of the Coupling between Dynamics and Chemistry in the Upper Troposphere and Lower Stratosphere (UTLS) from Recent Field Campaigns

Luca Panziera (MeteoSwiss) - Jul 26, 2012 - Organization and Structure of Orographic Convection Producing Flash Floods in Southern Switzerland

Laura Paulik - Oct 27, 2011 - Quantifying Deep Convective Influence on the Tropical Tropopause Layer (TTL)

Angie Pendergrass - Jan 23, 2015 - The rain is askew: changes in the distributions of rain and vertical velocity

Thomas Peter - May 2, 2013 - The stratospheric aerosol layer: uncertainties in our understanding and consequences for climate change and geoengineering

John Peters - Apr 21, 2015 - TOWARD AN IMPROVED UNDERSTANDING OF THE SYNOPTIC AND MESOSCALE DYNAMICS GOVERNING NOCTURNAL HEAVY-RAIN-PRODUCING MESOCALE CONVECTIVE SYSTEMS

John Peters - Jan 20, 2017 - Pressure perturbations in cumulus convection

Gabriele Pfister and Frank Flocke (Visiting ATS from NCAR) - Sep 19, 2016 - The Air You Breathe: An Overview and Early Results from the Front Range Air Pollution and Photochemistry Experiment (FRAPPE)

Morgan Phillips - May 9, 2013 - Variability of Sublimation in the Upper Colorado River Basin

Rachel Phinney, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
 - Jul 22, 2016 - Quantifying the transport of air into MCS updrafts


Jeffrey Pierce - Nov 17, 2011 - Cosmic Rays, Aerosols, Clouds and Other Adventures in Aerosol Microphysics

Jeffrey Pierce (Dalhousie University) - Mar 8, 2012 - The formation and growth of ultrafine atmospheric aerosols

Aaron Piña - Oct 8, 2013 - Transport of pollutants from eastern Colorado into the Rocky Mountains via upslope winds

Aaron Piña - Jul 31, 2014 - 21st century changes in intensity, duration, and frequency of precipitation in the South Platte River Basin

Aaron Piña - Oct 10, 2016 - A Social-Ecological Approach to Managing Agricultural Ammonia Emissions and Nitrogen Deposition in Rocky Mountain National Park

Lauren Potter - Feb 20, 2013 - Characterizing the Influence of Anthropogenic Emissions and Transport Variability on Sulfate Aerosol Concentrations at Mauna Loa Observatory

Scott Powell - Aug 26, 2016 - Clouds, Kelvin Waves, and Convective Onset in the Madden-Julian Oscillation

Alexia Prosperi, Valparaiso University
 - Jul 22, 2016 - Examining the tropopause structure during Rossby wave breaking events with COSMIC


Dave Randall - Apr 4, 2013 - A University Perspective on Climate Modeling

Kristen Rasmussen - Feb 15, 2016 - The Global Nature of Convection: Perspectives from the TRMM satellite

A.R. Ravishankara - Aug 8, 2013 - A tale of two chemicals: N2O and HFCs and their potential inclusion in the Montreal Protocol

Yvette Richardson - Apr 4, 2014 - An Investigation of Tornado Maintenance and Demise Using VORTEX2 Observations

Sarah Ringerud - Nov 12, 2014 - Building The Foundations For A Physically Based Passive Microwave Precipitation Retrieval Over The US Southern Great Plains

Allen Robinson and Sonia Kreidenweis - Oct 24, 2012 - Graduate Fellowships Informational Seminar

Alan Robock - Sep 29, 2011 - Climatic Consequences of Nuclear Conflict: Nuclear Winter Still a Threat

Monique Rocca - Nov 22, 2013 - Imagining the future of Colorado's forests: beetles, wildfire, and people

Katherine Rocci - Jul 31, 2015 - Characterization of Ice Nucleating Particles at the California Coast

Daniel Rodriguez - Jul 25, 2017 - The Mysterious MEK: Investigating MEK Measurements from the Front Range of Colorado

Gabriel Rodriguez - Jul 25, 2017 - Size- and Composition-Resolved Distribution from Wildfire Emissions

David Romps - May 3, 2012 - Making Sense of Clouds with the Transilient Matrix

Emily Rosenthal - Jul 31, 2015 - A Comparison of Cloud and Aerosol Measurements from OCO-2 and CALIPSO

Gavin Roy - Sep 8, 2016 - THE HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL SUSTAINABILITY OF MISCANTHUS × GIGANTEUS AS A BIOFUEL CROP IN THE US MIDWEST

Gavin Roy - Feb 26, 2012 - The Radiative and Hydrological Effects of a Local Switch from Maize to Miscanthus

James Ruppert - Mar 21, 2012 - Analysis of the Diurnal Cycle in Taiwan During the Terrain-influenced Monsoon Rainfall Experiment

James Ruppert - Aug 22, 2014 - Professor Eric Maloney Named Outstanding Professor of the Year

James Ruppert - May 8, 2015 - Cumulus Moistening, The Diurnal Cycle, and Large-Scale Tropical Dynamics

Adam Rydbeck - Feb 14, 2012 - Remote Versus Local Controls of East Pacific Intraseasonal Variability

Adam Rydbeck - Oct 14, 2015 - Initiation and Intensification of East Pacific Easterly Waves

Tim Samaras - Oct 18, 2012 - The Science of Tornado and Lightning Chasing

Ahmad Samman - Dec 18, 2013 - Numirical Simulation Diagnostics of a Flash Flood Event in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Prashant Sardeshmukh - Mar 10, 2011 - Climate model misrepresentations of Tropical SSTs and their global implications

Ted Scambos (NSIDC) - Sep 17, 2009 - Arctic Climate Change and Sea Ice Decline

Kevin Schaefer - Nov 6, 2015 - The impact of the permafrost carbon feedback on global climate

Luke Schiferl - Aug 7, 2012 - An Investigation of Ammonia and Inorganic Particular Matter in California during the CalNex Campaign

Wayne Schubert - Feb 22, 2013 - Shock-Like Structures in the Hurricane Boundary Layer

Russ Schumacher - Mar 13, 2015 - Elevated convective systems and extreme rainfall

Russ Schumacher - Aug 22, 2017 - Open Forum for the Director of the Colorado Climate Center with Russ Schumacher

Misha Schurman - Nov 7, 2013 - Characteristics, Sources, and Formation of Organic Aerosol in the Central Rocky Mountains

Dr. Scott Gleason, Southwest Research Institute - Oct 18, 2013 - GNSS Remote Sensing From Orbit: UK-DMC To CYGNSS

Robert Seigel - Oct 26, 2012 - The Impacts of Mineral Dust on Organized Mesoscale Deep Convection

Rebecca Selin - Aug 22, 2012 - Gravity Wave and Microphysical Effects on Bow Echo Development

CIRA Senior Scientists - Feb 24, 2011 - CIRA Intro Jamboree

Rachel Severson, Colorado College - Jul 31, 2014 - Pyruvic acid photolysis: characterization of the secondary organic aerosol formed

Dr. Shane Murphy - Sep 26, 2014 - Reducing Uncertainties in Two Significant Climate Forcers: Biomass Burning Emissions and Methane Leakage from Oil and Gas

Mel Shapiro - Nov 8, 2012 - The influence of low-frequency variability on the life cycles of high-impact weather during the winters of 2009-2011: simulations, predictions and observations

Julia Shates, University of California-Irvine - Jul 31, 2014 - Exploration of atmospheric oscillations with a hierarchy of models: A focus on scale and geographic location

Tiffany Shaw - Apr 28, 2017 - Understanding storm track shifts across a range of timescales

Amanda Sheffield - Nov 10, 2015 - Exploring Post-Cold Frontal Moisture Transport in an Idealized Extratropical Cyclone Study

Isla Simpson - Dec 4, 2015 - The Mid-Latitude Circulation Response to Global Warming and Implications for Regional Hydroclimate

Jeremiah Sjoberg - Sep 16, 2014 - Wave-mean flow positive feedbacks associated with sudden stratospheric warmings

Stephanie Slade - Feb 22, 2012 - A Statistical Prediction Model for East Pacific and Atlantic Tropical Cyclone Genesis

Jessica Solomon - Jul 25, 2017 - Atmospheric River Activity in Simulations of a 4xCO2 Climate

Justin Stark - Jul 31, 2015 - Examining Intensity Trends During Extratropical Transition

Matthias Steiner - Apr 24, 2015 - Lightning Impacts on Airline and Airport Operations

Graeme Stephens - Mar 25, 2010 - The Water Cycle, Moist Processes and Climate Change: What might be predictable, where challenges lie, and what we glean from new Earth observations

Philip Stier - Oct 28, 2016 - Observational Constraints on Global Aerosol-Cloud Interactions

Doug Stolz - Nov 20, 2015 - The Simultaneous Influence of Thermodynamics and Aerosols on Deep Convection and Lightning

Rachel Storer - Jul 18, 2012 - Aerosol Impacts on Deep Convective Storms in the Tropics: a Combination of Modeling and Observations

Paul Stoy - Mar 31, 2016 - Toward an improved understanding of the role of surface-atmosphere exchange in climate services

Katherine Straub - Apr 7, 2011 - MJO Initiation

Julienne Stroeve - Dec 13, 2012 - Sea Ice and Consequences of an Ice-Diminished Arctic Ocean

Rachel Sussman - Jul 31, 2015 - Size Resolved Aerosol Composition near Rocky Mountain National Park

Mark Svoboda - Mar 7, 2014 - Tracking and Talking Drought in a Changing Climate

Abigail Swann - Feb 21, 2014 - Ecoclimate Teleconnections: remote effects of the interactions between ecosystems and climate

Amit Tandon - Oct 17, 2014 - Non-QG Sub-mesoscale ocean dynamics and a recent update from the Indian Ocean

Wei-Kuo Tao - Dec 2, 2016 - The impact of mesoscale convective systems on global precipitation: A modeling study

Katherine Thayer-Calder - Jan 25, 2013 - Downdraft Impacts on Tropical Convection

Dr. Thomas C. Peterson (CSU ATS Ph.D. 1991) - May 6, 2016 - The Story of Climate Data

Elizabeth Thompson - Sep 28, 2012 - Development of a Polarimetric Radar Based Hydrometeor Classification Algorithm for Winter Precipitation

Elizabeth Thompson - Dec 9, 2015 - Tropical Warm Pool Rainfall Variability and Impact on Ocean Mixed Layer Depth throughout the MJO

Greg Thompson - Feb 28, 2014 - A study of aerosol impacts on clouds and precipitation development in a large winter cyclone

Robert Tournay - Jul 8, 2016 - Land Surface Sensitivity of Mesoscale Convective Systems

Greg Tripoli - Oct 20, 2011 - Tropical Cyclones and Their Role in Energy Transfer Between the Tropics and Extra-Tropics

Stefan Tulich (NOAA) - Oct 28, 2010 - Tropical squall lines and convectively coupled gravity waves: Why do most cloud systems move westward?

Eli Tziperman (Harvard) - Oct 30, 2009 - Dinosaur forecast: cloudy, and other lessons from past warm climates

Zitely Tzompa - Jun 27, 2014 - Contribution of Biomass Burning to Carbonaceous Aerosols in Mexico City During May 2013

Lance Vanden Boogart - Oct 18, 2012 - Using Total Precipitable Water Anomaly as a Forecast Aid for Heavy Precipitation Events

Karan Venayagamoorthy - Feb 11, 2010 - Probing the physics of environmental flows using numerical simulations

Hans Verlinde - Feb 7, 2013 - Understanding Arctic Mixed-Phase Clouds: Use of Doppler Velocity Spectra

Vanessa Vincente - Dec 17, 2013 - Ensemble-based Analysis of Front Range Severe Convection on 6-7 June 2012: Forecast Uncertainty and Communication of Weather Information to Front Range Decision-makers

John Volckens - May 2, 2014 - Air Pollution and You: The Fort Collins Commuter Study

Prof. Volkmar Wirth - Sep 26, 2012 - Long-lived Rossby wave trains as precursors to strong winter cyclones over Europe

Holger Vömel - Nov 20, 2015 - Stratospheric Water Vapor Processes and Trends from in situ Observations

Roger Wakimoto - Oct 4, 2012 - The Detailed Structure of the LaGrange, Wyoming Tornado Observed during VORTEX2

Zhien Wang - Feb 17, 2017 - Recent Advances in University of Wyoming King Air Observation Capabilities

Zhien Wang - Feb 17, 2017 - Recent Advances in University of Wyoming King Air Observation Capabilities

Morris Weisman (NCAR) - Dec 3, 2009 - The 8 May 2009 "Super Derecho": A Land-Hurricane?

Jeff Weiss (UC Boulder) - Nov 12, 2009 - Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics and Climate Variability

Dr. William Gray - Aug 30, 2012 - Deep Ocean Circulation Changes as the Primary Driver for Global Climate Change

Gabriel Williams - May 25, 2012 - The Effects of Environmental Flow on the Internal Dynamics of Tropical Cyclones

Samantha Wills - Apr 3, 2015 - On the Observed Relationships Between Variability in Sea Surface Temperatures and the Atmospheric Circulation in the Northern Hemisphere

Brandon Wolding - Dec 5, 2016 - Vertically Resolved Weak Temperature Gradient Analysis of the Madden-Julian Oscillation

Robert Wood (UW) - Feb 4, 2010 - The sensitivity of precipitation in low clouds to aerosol perturbations

Charles Yost - Oct 26, 2012 - Investigation Into a Displacement Bias in Numerical Weather Prediction Models' Forecasts of Mesoscale Convective Systems

Jake Zaragoza - Dec 9, 2015 - OBSERVATIONS OF ACYL PEROXY NITRATES DURING THE FRONT RANGE AIR POLLUTION AND PHOTOCHEMISTRY ÉXPERIMENT (FRAPPÉ)

Sarah Zelasky - Jul 25, 2017 - Quantifying Future Health Effects Due to Changes in US Wildfire Frequency

Mark Zelinka - Feb 20, 2012 - Progress in Diagnosing, Partitioning, and Understanding of Cloud Feedbacks

Fuqing Zhang - Nov 8, 2013 - Predictability and data assimilation of severe weather and tropical cyclones

Samantha Zito - Jul 25, 2017 - Advancing Convective Severe Weather Outlooks into Subseasonal-to-Seasonal Timescales

Kevin Zolea, Kean University
 - Jul 22, 2016 - Case study analysis of easterly wave formation in the East Pacific

Joost de Gouw (NOAA) - Feb 17, 2011 - Aircraft Measurements over the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: The Fate of Oil Compounds and Formation of Secondary Organic Aerosol

members of the CSU/ATS and CIRA community - Sep 27, 2013 - An early look at the historic September 2013 heavy rainfall and flooding in Northern Colorado