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Title
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Mon,
Apr 28
2:00 pm
SSR
Program Organizers
Organizational Meeting with all Participants
See IPCC report: Climate Change 2007
Tue,
Apr 29
4:00 pm
Broida 1640
Brad Marston
Physics Colloquium: The Quantum Mechanics of Global Warming
Tea & Cookies at 3:30
Thu,
May 1
12:00 --1:30 pm
SSR
Jeff Weiss
Lunchtime Seminar: Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics of Climate Variability
Weekly lunchtime seminar on statistical approaches
May 6 - 10
8:50 am
MSR
Conference speakers
Frontiers of Climate Science
Conference Week
Thurs, May 8
4:00 pm
Porthole
Lounge
informal discussion
cloud modeling
Located next to room 2512.
Mon,
May 12
2:00 pm
SSR
Program Organizers
Organizational Meeting with all Participants
2nd organizational meeting
Tue,
May 13
10:00 -- 11:30 am
SSR
Paul Williams
Unresolved processes in climate models: lessons from the laboratory
Weekly seminar that will move to a 2pm slot in subsequent weeks.
Tue,
May 13
4:00 pm
Broida 1640
Grisha Falkovich
Physics Colloquium: Broken and Emerging Symmetries of Turbulence
Tea & Cookies at 3:30
Wed,
May 14
12:00 -- 1:30 pm
SSR
Matt Huber
Hyperthermals, Heat Death, and Hurricanes: Implications of a Hotter Eocene Hothouse
Weekly lunchtime seminar on statistical approaches
Fri,
May 16
1:30 pm
Aud
Barbara Levi
Reporting for Physics Today *POSTPONED*
Talks on journalism and science
Fri,
May 16
1:30 pm
Aud
Matt Huber
Part II of talk: Hurricanes

Tue,
May 20
2:00 -- 3:15 pm
SSR
David Lea (UCSB)
Climate Proxies and the Last Ice Age
Regular Tuesday seminar
Wed,
May 21
12:00 -- 1:30 pm
SSR
Joerg Schumacher
Heat transfer in convective turbulence
Weekly lunchtime seminar on statistical approaches
Thur,
May 22
11:00 --
12:30
MSR
Roger Nisbet (UCSB)
Overview and informal discussion about quantitative ecology
To help prepare us for the upcoming
miniconference.
Fri,
May 23
1:30 pm
Aud
Sandra Chapman
Antarctica -- Notes From The Field
Art from Antarctica
May 27 -- 30
9:00 am --
MSR
Miniconference
speakers

Pyrogeography & Climate Change
4-day miniconference: no other regular climate talks this week
June 2 -- 6
all day
various
Miniconference participants & others
Informal discussions

June 2
12:00 noon
Aud
John Doyle (Caltech)
Power Laws Demystified
(in place of the regular Tuesday seminar this week)
June 3
12:15
NCEAS
David Bowman
Pyrogeography: integrating across the temporal, spatial and cultural dimensions
of fire

Special NCEAS Ecolunch.DIRECTIONS FROM UCSB BY BUS: You can get to NCEAS by taking the 11:40 a.m. bus (# 24x) from campus. From the transit center, walk one block east to State Street and two blocks south to the Balboa Building at 735 State Street.
June 4
12:00 -- 1:30 pm
Aud
Alain Pumir
From aerosols to rain drops in clouds: The role of turbulence
Weekly lunchtime seminar on statistical approaches (note room change due to LHC conference that will use SSR this week)
Mon,
June 9
12:15 -- 1:30 pm
Aud
Paul Kushner
Climate Models and Climate Sensitivity
KITP Blackboard Lunch Seminar
Tues, June 10
2:00 pm
SSR
Peter Ditlevsen
Understanding climate dynamics from past changes
Regular Tuesday seminar
Weds, June 11
12:00 -- 1:30 pm
SSR
Jeremie Bec
Turbulent suspensions of heavy particles
Weekly lunchtime seminar on statistical approaches
Fri, June 13
1:30 pm
Aud
Joan Feynman
Climate Stability and its Effect on Human History
Abstract_CV_JFeynman.pdf
A talk of general interest focusing on the cold period in Northern Europe during the 17th century, the collapse of the Maya in the 9th century, and the invention of agriculture about 10,000 years ago.
Mon, June 16
4:00 pm
SSR
Michael Shats
Spectrally condensed turbulence in two dimensions

Tues, June 17
2:00 pm
SSR
Andi Andreae
Interactions between Aerosols, Clouds, and Climate
Regular Tuesday seminar
Weds, June 18
12:00 -- 1:30 pm
SSR
Yangang Liu
Seeing through the haze of aerosol indirect effects on climate
Weekly lunchtime seminar on statistical approaches
Thurs, June 19
11:00 am
Aud
Barbara Levi
Reporting for Physics Today
Talks on journalism and science
Thurs, June 19
2:00 pm
Aud
Sasha Brun, Alexander Ruzmaikin & Joan Feynman, Peter Ditlevsen, Steve Tobias
Solar Variability and its Possible Effects on Climate
Co-sponsored by the Dynamo program
Tues, June 24
2:00 pm
SSR
Olivier Pauluis
The global atmospheric circulation on moist isentropes
Regular Tuesday seminar
Weds, June 25
12:00 -- 1:30
SSR
Pat Diamond & Sasha Balk
"Zonal Flow Generation Mechanisms -- Wave Number and Configuration Space Perspectives" & "Zonal jets: The extra invariant for Rossby wave dynamics"
Weekly lunchtime seminar on statistical approaches (co-sponsored this time by the Dynamo program)
Mon, June 30
2:00pm
SSR
Program Organizers
Organizational Meeting Of All Participants
To meet new members and discuss agenda for last 2 weeks of the climate program.
Tues, July 1
2:00 pm
SSR
Paul Kushner & Lena Kartashova
Temporal power-law characteristics of the atmospheric general circulation & A simple generic model of intra-seasonal oscillations in the Earth atmosphere
Regular Tuesday seminar
Tues, July 1
4:00 pm
Aud
Alessandra Lanotte
Informal discussion on Condensation of cloud microdroplets in homogeneous isotropic turbulence
Special seminar
Weds, July 2
12:00 -- 1:30 pm
SSR
Lian-Ping Wang
Turbulent collision-coalescence of cloud droplets and its impact on warm rain initiation
Weekly lunchtime seminar on statistical approaches
Weds, July 2
4:00 pm
Aud
Ray Pierrehumbert
Supersonic escape
Special seminar
Thurs, July 3
12:00
Aud
Brad Marston
The direct calculation of statistics in models of geophysical flows
Informal presentation
Thurs, July 3
1:00 pm
Porthole
Lounge
Ray Pierrehumbert
Cold convection during snowball Earth periods
Located near room 2512
Weds, July 9
2:00 pm
Aud
Paul Kushner
Annular Modes
Regular Tuesday seminar (POSTPONED TO WEDS)
Weds, July 9
12:00 -- 1:30 pm
SSR
Lance Collins
Inertial particle dynamics in turbulence: interplay of numerical and experimental studies
Weekly lunchtime seminar on statistical approaches
Thurs,
July 10
11:00 am
Aud
Kirstie Stramler
Preferred states of surface and atmosphere
Discussion
Fri, July 11
1:30 pm
Aud
Barbara Levi
Informal discussion on talking to the public and the press.
Talks on journalism and science
*Aud=Auditorium, SSR=Small Seminar Room, MSR=Main Seminar Room [TOP]