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Education and Outreach

Teaching Appointments
Advising on Graduate Research
Member of Thesis Committee
Workshops and Colloquia
Seminars and Presentations
Education & Training - Professional
Education & Training - K-12 World
Mentoring
Field Campaigns

Educational Activities

Staff Name
Teaching Appointment
Department
Institution
Kent Goodrich Mathematics Professor Mathematics Univ. of Colorado
Andrea Hahmann Adjunct Asst. Research Professor Atmospheric Sciences Univ. of Arizona
Matt Pocernich Adjunct Faculty Mathematical & Computer Sciences Metro State Univ. (Denver)
Tom Warner Meteorology Professor Program in Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences Univ. of Colorado
David Yates Adjunct Research Professor Civil & Environmental Engineering Univ. of Colorado
Staff Name
Advising on Graduate Research
Department
Institution
Fei Chen Jeff Fung Lo (Ph.D) Center for Coastal & Atmospheric Research Hong Kong Univ. of Science & Technology
Fei Chen Ethan Gutmann (Ph.D) Geology Univ. of Colorado
David Gochis Kazungu Maitaria (Ph.D) Hydrology & Water Resources Univ. of Arizona
David Gochis Edgar Uribe Hydrology & Water Resources Univ. of Arizona
Kent Goodrich Christen Davis (M.S.) Mathematics Univ. of Colorado
Joshua Hacker Li Huang (Ph.D) Earth & Ocean Sciences Univ. of British Columbia
Andrea Hahmann Ana L. Mosor (Ph.D) Atmospheric Sciences Univ. of Arizona
Tom Warner Robert Tardif (Ph.D) Program in Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences Univ. of Colorado
Tom Warner Christian Sutton (Ph.D) Program in Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences Univ. of Colorado
Tom Warner Eric Thaler (Ph.D) Applied Mathematics Univ. of Colorado
Jim Wilson Andrea Lima (Ph.D) Meteorology Universidate Estadual Paulista (Brazil)
David Yates Joseph Alfieri, (M.S.) Geography Univ. of Colorado
David Yates Alyssa McCluskey (Ph.D) Civil & Environmental Engineering Univ. of Colorado
Staff Name
Thesis Committee
Department
Institution
Fei Chen Andrew Schmit (M.S.) Geology Univ. of Colorado
Kent Goodrich Robert Tardif (Ph.D) Program in Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences Univ. of Colorado
Kent Goodrich Yan Yin (Ph.D) Electrical & Computer Engineering Univ. of Colorado
Kent Goodrich Jonas D'Andrea (M.S.) Mathematics Univ. of Colorado
Kent Goodrich Preston Slaughter Mathematics Univ. of Colorado
Joshua Hacker Li Huang (Ph.D) Earth & Ocean Sciences Univ. of British Columbia
Andrea Hahmann Ana L. Mosor (Ph.D) Atmospheric Sciences Univ. of Arizona
Andrea Hahmann Er Lu (Ph.D) Atmospheric Sciences Univ. of Arizona
Andrea Hahmann Nadia Vinogradova (Ph.D) Atmospheric Sciences Univ. of Arizona
Andrea Hahmann Carlos Minjarez-Sosa (M.S.) Atmospheric Sciences Univ. of Arizona

Tom Warner (Committee Chair)

Robert Tardif (Ph.D) Program in Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences Univ. of Colorado
Tom Warner (Committee Chair) Christian Sutton (Ph.D) Program in Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences Univ. of Colorado
Tom Warner (Committee Chair) Eric Thaler (Ph.D) Applied Mathematics Univ. of Colorado
Jim Wilson Hanna Murphy (Ph.D) Meteorology Univ. of Calif. - LA

 

Workshops and Colloquia

Staff Name
Title/Subject
Dates
Sponsor
Bob Barron Juneau Airport Winds System Operational Prototype Technical Interchange Meeting 15-16 June 2004 FAA, NCAR
Jennifer Boehnert Atmospheric Data modeling Workshop January 2004 NCAR/NOAA/ESRI
Dan Breed Radar Meteorology & Operations Workshop 11 Feb 2004 DWRS, NCAR
Dan Breed Radar Processing, Analyses & Evaluation using TITAN Software Package 30 Apr 2004 WMA
Barb Brown International Workshop on Forecast Verification (Montreal, Quebec, Canada)-Program Committee 15-17 Sept 2004 World Meteorological Organization, Meteorological Service of Canada
Fei Chen Workshop on Urban Meteorology (Beijing, China) 12-13 Oct 2003 IUM/NCAR
Eric Gilleland Summer Colloquia on Climate & Health 21 July 2004 NCAR, Assessment Initiative, NASA, CDC, WHO/Pan American Health Organization
Eric Gilleland Verification of Quantitative Forecasts Using Baddeley's Delta Metric September 2004 WGNE/WWRP, WMO WCRP, MSC, NCAR
Eric Gilleland Optimizing METAR Network Design to Remove Potential Bias in Verification of Cloud Ceiling Height & Visibility Forecasts September 2004 WGNE/WWRP, WMO WCRP, MSC, NCAR
Jason Knievel WRF/MM5 Joint Workshop 22-25 June 2004 NCAR
Jason Knievel BAMEX Workshop 1-3 March 2004 NCAR
Bill Mahoney 6th Maintenance Decision Support System Stakeholder Meeting 21-22 July 2004 FHWA, NCAR
Bill Mahoney Maintenance Decision Support System Technology Transfer Workshop 22-23 July 2004 FHWA, NCAR
Marcia Politovich Government Remote Sensing Meeting 25 August 2004 FAA, NCAR, CRREL, NASA GRC
Daran Rife USWRP Community Meeting on Real-Time and Restorative Mesoscale Objective Analysis: An Analysis of Record Summit 29-30 June 2004 USWRP
Daran Rife USWRP Mesocale Workshop 8-10 Dec 2003 USWRP
David Yates Climate Change & Water Resources 15 Mar 2004 AWWA Research Foundation

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Seminars and Presentations

Staff Name
Title of Presentation
Date
Group
Bob Barron JAWS Operational Prototype Displays 15 June 2004 NCAR & FAA staff
Bob Barron JAWS Operational Prototype Composition & Capabilities of Alerts 15 June 2004 NCAR & FAA staff
Jennifer Boehnert Developing an Atmospheric Data Model for GIS 1 August 2004 Unitdata
Dan Breed Total Lightning - NMIMT LMA 4 May 2004 ATEC IPR
Dan Breed Radar Characteristics of Precipitating Clouds in the UAE 21 July 2004 ICCP
Barb Brown Verification 14 May 2004 NRL Visitors to NCAR
Barb Brown Grid-Based Probabilistic CCFP 18 May 2004 Weather Applications Working Group, FAA Collaborative Decision Making Program
Barb Brown Verification Overview 19 July 2004 Beijing Olympics FDP Advisory Workshop, Beijing
Barb Brown Progress in Developing Object-Oriented Verification Approaches 18 August 2004 Weather Applications Working Group, FAA Collaborative Decision Making Program
Barb Brown Spatial and Object-Oriented Forecast Verification 15 Sept 2004 International Verification Methods Workshop, Montreal, Canada
Barb Brown Diagnostic Verification Measures Associated with Object-Oriented Verification Approaches 15 Sept 2004 International Verification Methods Workshop, Montreal, Canada
Barb Brown WWRP/WGNE Joint Working Group on Forecast Verification November 2004 WMO Working Group on Numerical Experimentation; Salvador, Brazil
Barb Brown Probabilistic convective nowcasts based on observations 14 Jan 2004 AMS Symposium on Forecasting the Weather and Climate of the Earth and Ocean; AMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA
Barb Brown The Impact of Precipitation Frequency on Gauge-Site Monitoring Algorithms 15 Jan 2004 AMS 14th Conference on Applied Climatology; AMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA
Barb Brown Object-Oriented Verification Approaches Diagnostic Approaches for Verification of Spatial Field Forecasts October 2004 RAP Retreat
Fei Chen Recent Advance in the Development of a High-Resolution Land Data Assimilation System for Mesoscale NWP Models 25 April 2004 European Geosciences Union 1st General Assembly, Nice, France
Fei Chen Urban Land-Use Modeling for Numerical Weather Prediction Models 18 May 2004 The Second International Workshop on Next Generation NWP Model, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
Fei Chen Mesoscale Land-Atmospheric Interactions: Modeling and Observation 18 May 2004 The Second International Workshop on Next Generation NWP Model, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
Fei Chen Recent Progress in Urban Land-Use Modeling
for Community MM5 & WRF Model
12 Oct 2004 Joint IUM/NCAR Workshop on Urban Meteorology, Beijing, China.
Fei Chen

Effect of Surface Heterogeneity on the Evolution of PBL and Convection Initiation

29 April 2004 Laboraroire D’Aerologie, Université Paul Sabatier - Toulouse III, Toulouse, France
Fei Chen Land Surface-Atmospheric Interactions & Their Impacts on Precipitation 6 May 2004 Laboratoire de Météorologie Dynamique, Le Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS), Paris, France
Janice Coen Infrared Imagery Applied For Insights Into Wildland Fire Dynamics 17 Nov. 2003 5th Symposium Fire & Forest Meteorology/2nd Intl. Fire Ecology & Fire Management Congress (Orlando, FL)
Janice Coen Simulation Of Wildfire Incidents Using Coupled Atmosphere-Fire Modeling 17 Nov. 2003 5th Symposium Fire & Forest Meteorology/2nd Intl. Fire Ecology & Fire Management Congress (Orlando, FL)
Janice Coen Tutorial on the NCAR Atmosphere-Fire Model 15 Apr. 2004 Univ. of Colorado, Denver
Janice Coen Software Architecture & Model Execution. 13 May 2004 Univ. of Colorado, Denver
Janice Coen Poster 9-11 June 2004 Information Technology Research 2004 Grantees Meeting
Janice Coen Fire Behavior & Modeling 4 Aug. 2004 Wildland Fire Collaboratory In-Process Program Review (NCAR)
Janice Coen Coupled Atmosphere-Wildland Fire Modeling: Developments, Challenges in Fire Spread Prediction, and Collaborative New Directions 8 Sept. 2004 NASA GSFC
Tressa Fowler Verification of Ceiling & Visibility Forecast Products May 2004 NWS Forecasters
Tressa Fowler Neighbor Comparisons of METAR & Ceiling & Visibility Measurements January 2004 AMS Conf. on Probability and Statistics
Tressa Fowler Neighbor Comparisons of METAR & Ceiling & Visibility Measurements June 2004 Environmetrics Conference
Eric Gilleland Optimizing METAR Network Design for Verification of Cloud Ceiling Height & Visibility Forecasts 28 June - 1 July 2004 TIES/ACCURACY Joint Annual Meeting (Portland, ME)
Eric Gilleland The Extreme Value Tool Kit (extRemes): Weather & Climate Applications of Extreme Value Statistics May 2004 R User's Conference 2004 (Vienna, Austria)
Eric Gilleland Improving Forecast Verification through Network Design January 2004 17th Conf. on Probability & Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences, 84th Annual Meeting of the AMS (Seattle, WA)
David Gochis The Arid Lands Initiative: Review, Emergence and Directions in RAP Arid Lands Research 22 Oct. 2003 RAP Retreat
David Gochis NAME Enhanced Observation Period. North American Monsoon Experiment (NAME) Science Working Group Meeting-5 5-6 Nov 2003 Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico
David Gochis The Boulder Creek/St. Vrain Hydrological Observatory. Oral Presentation. November 2003 Annual Meeting of the Rocky Mountain Hydrological Research Center
David Gochis Investigations into Hydrometerological Processes Under the North American Monsoon 12 Nov 2003 Advanced Study Program, Research Reviews
David Gochis NAME: Status and Plans. A multi-millenia perspective on drought and implications for the future November 2003 CLIVAR/PAGES/IPCC Workshop (Tucson, AZ)
David Gochis Assessment of Scale-Dependent Runoff Generation Mechanisms in TOPLATS and Noah-router 8 Dec 2003 Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union (San Francisco, CA)
David Gochis Exploration of Subgrid Routing Responses in the Noah-router Land Surface Model 15 Jan 2004 Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society (Seattle, WA)
David Gochis Integrating hydrometeorological and hydroclimatological research and applications at NCAR 5 March 2004 RAP Division Seminar, Scientist I Interview
David Gochis NAME Enhanced Observation Period March 2004 Annual Meeting of the Panel on the Variability of American Monsoon Systems (VAMOS)-7 (Guayquil, Ecuador)
David Gochis

NAME Enhanced Observation Period

April 2004 North American Monsoon Experiment (NAME) Science Working Group Meeting-6 (Tucson, AZ)
David Gochis Warm Season Precipitation Analyses from the NAME Event Raingauge Network (NERN) '02-'03 April 2004 North American Monsoon Experiment (NAME) Science Working Group Meeting-6 (Tucson, AZ)
David Gochis Warm Season Precipitation Analyses from the NAME Event Raingauge Network (NERN) '02-'03 May 2004 Mountain Climate Sciences Symposium (Lake Tahoe, CA.)
David Gochis

Warm Season Precipitation and NAME

24-25 Aug 2004 GEWEX Americas Prediction Project Annual Principal Investigators Meeting (Boulder, CO)

Josuah Hacker

 

Assimilation of Fixed Screen-Height Observations in a Parameterized PBL 25 May 2004 Army High Performance Computing Research Center

Josuah Hacker

 

Phase & Amplitude in Ensemble Spread 15 Jan 2004 20th Annual Weather & Forecasting/16th Annual Numerical Weather Prediction Conf.(AMS)
Cathy Kessinger Current & Future Plans for the AP Mitigation Scheme 12-15 Jan 2004 AMS
Cathy Kessinger AMS Short Course entitled "Applications of Fuzzy Logic Used at the NCAR Research Applications Program" 11 Jan 2004 AMS Members
Cathy Kessinger Oceanic Weather Convection Diagnosis 10-11 Feb 2004 Oceanic Weather PDT & aviation users
Cathy Kessinger Oceanic Weather Convection Diagnosis & Nowcasting 2-3 March 2004 Oceanic Weather PDT Members
Cathy Kessinger NEXRAD Data Quality 6-7 April 2004 OS & T
Cathy Kessinger An Overview of Research done at the Research Applications Program and at the Naval Research Laboratory 13-14 May 2004 Naval Research Laboratory
Cathy Kessinger NEXRAD Data Quality Technical Interchange Meeting 19-20 May 2004 NOAA Radar Operations Center, NOAA Office of Hydrology
Jason Knievel An Overview of the Pentagon Shield 2004 Field Campaign 26 Aug 2004 5th Symposium on the Urban Environment, (Vancouver, BC)
Jason Knievel Algorithms in the Pentagon Shield System 30 June 2004 Visitors to NCAR from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Jason Knievel Recommendations for Diffusion in Idealized Squall Line Simulations by the WRF Model (poster with extended abstract) 24 June 2004 WRF/MM5 Joint Workshop, NCAR
Jason Knievel Current Status of BAMEX Dropsonde Data 1 March 2004 BAMEX Workshop (Fairview Heights, IL)
Jason Knievel The Diurnal Mode of Summer Rainfall Across the Conterminous United States in 10-km Simulations by the WRF Model. 9 Feb 2004 NWS employees visiting NCAR as part of the Public Visitors Program.
Jason Knievel The Diurnal Mode of Summer Rainfall Across the Conterminous United States in 10-km Simulations by the WRF Model. 14 Jan 2004 16th Conf. on Numerical Weather Prediction (Seattle, WA)
Jason Knievel Are There Weather Holes? An objective analysis. 12 Jan 2004 20th Conf. On Weather Analysis & Forecasting (Seattle, WA)
Jason Knievel Diurnal Rainfall in the WRF Model 9 Dec 2003 Seoul National Univ. (Seoul, Korea)
Jason Knievel The Realism of Rainfall Patterns in Preliminary Versions of the Weather Research & Forecasting (WRF) Model 28 Oct 2003 Graduate students visiting NCAR as part of the Public Visitors Program
Todd Lane High Resolution Estimates of Gravity Wave Momentum Flux from a Cloud Resolving Model 13 Jan 2004 AGU Chapman Conf. On Gravity Wave Processes & Parameterization (Hawaii)
Todd Lane High Resolution Modeling Studies of Gravity Waves & Tropopause Folds 6 April 2004 NCAR UTLS Model Development Meeting
Todd Lane Observations & Numerical Simulations of Inertia-Gravity Waves & Shearing Instabilities 1-6 Aug 2004 SPARC General Assembly (Victoria, Canada)
Todd Lane Introduction to Aviation Turbulence Research at NCAR 23 July 2004 Univ. of Wisconsin, CIMSS
Jeff Lazo The Household Study of Forecast Use and Value 23 April 2004 NOAA Weather and Water Mission Goal Team Social Science Workshop
Jeff Lazo Societal Impacts of Weather Information 22 Jul 2004 NOAA /DOC Staff and Budget Offices Social Science Workshop
Jeff Lazo Overview of NCAR-USWRP Societal Impacts Program 9 September 2004 Briefing of D.L. Johnson - NWS
Jeff Lazo The Economic Value of Weather Forecasts 17 September 2004 Verification Workshop, Montreal, CA
Jeff Lazo The Household Study of Forecast Use and Value 30 September 2004 NOAA Boulder Labs Social Science Workshop
       
Bill Mahoney MDSS Program Review 15 Oct 2003 FHWA, LL, CRREL, NOAA
Bill Mahoney AMS Policy Forum - Highway Weather 3-6 Nov 2003 FHWA, State DOTs, Federal DOT, Congressional staff, commercial weather providers, AMS, ITSA
Bill Mahoney Surface Transportation Weather Technologies 15-17 DEC 2003 Aurora Program Board (15 State Dots)
Bill Mahoney MDSS Performance Assessment 12 Jan 2004 Transportation Research Board (TRB)
Bill Mahoney MDSS Program Results & Plans 14 Jan 2004 AMS Annual Meeting
Bill Mahoney Surface Transportation Weather Research & Development 17 March 2004 Congressional Staff
Bill Mahoney MDSS Performance Assessment & Program Plans 27 April 2004 Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITSA)
Bill Mahoney Winter Road Maintenance Decision Support 8 June 2004 TRB 6th Intl. Symposium on Snow Removal & Ice Control
Bill Mahoney Winter Maintenance Decision Support 9 June 2004 Pacific Northwest Snowfighters Conf.
Bill Mahoney MDSS Program Status & Future Plans 18 June 2004 Standing Intl. Road Weather Commission (SIRWEC) Meeting
Bill Mahoney MDSS Performance Results 22 June 2004 MDSS Stakeholder Meeting
Bill Mahoney Tactical Decision Support for Road Weather 23 June 2004 Aurora Program Board (15 State Dots)
Bill Mahoney Winter Maintenance Decision Support - Technology Update 1 Sept 2004 Surface Systems Inc. - Winter Weather Workshop
Bill Mahoney Advancements in Road Weather 15 Sept 2004 Indiana State DOT Local Technology Assistance Conf.
Cory Morse An Introduction to Tuning NIMA 21 June 2004 Vaisala
Niles Oien Introduction to NCAR Software 30 Oct 2003 IPMET group in Brazil
Marcia Politovich Benchmarking 6 Oct 2004 AMS Conf. On Aviation, Range & Aerospace Meteorology (Hyannis, MA)
Marcia Politovich Life in RAP Summer 2004 NCAR Undergraduate Summer Session
Marcia Politovich Inflight-Icing Challenges 20-22 Oct 2004 RAP Retreat
Daran Rife New Insights Into the Predictability of Mesoscale Model-generated Forecast Winds As Input to Transport & Dispersion Models 14 June 2004 8th Annual GMU Conf. On Transport and Dispersion Modeling
Daran Rife Insights Into the Predictability of Near-Surface Wind Field Forecasts by Mesoscale Meteorological Models 4 June 2004 RAP Seminar Series
Daran Rife Predictability of Low-level WindFields by Mesoscale Meteorological Models 25 Feb 2004 University of Utah
Rita Roberts Convection Initiation & Future Capabilities 4 Nov 2003 NWS Scientific Operations Officers at COMET
Rita Roberts NCAR Auto-Nowcaster system 8 July 2004 Dallas/Ft. Worth Weather Service Office Forecasters
Rita Roberts IHOP results 9 June 2004 Watercycle Initiative External Review Panel
Rita Roberts Assessment of the RUC10 Forecasts of Storm Initiation During IHOP 9 Sept 2004 European Radar Conf. (Visby, Sweden)
Jenny Sun Mesoscale Needs for Advanced Modeling & Data Assimilation Dec. 2003 USWRP Workshop on Design & Development of Multifunctional Mesoscale Observing Networks in Support of Integrated Forecasting Systems.
Jenny Sun Numerical Forecasting of Convective Storms: A Case Study of a Supercell Storm Observed during STEPS June 2004 NCAR/ASP GTP Symposium
Agnes Takacs Verification of Oceanic Weather Diagnoses & Forecasts for Aviation Weather Elements 15 Jan. 2004 AMS Conference
Tom Warner Mesoscale Measurements & Forecasting in Support of the New York Urban Atmospheric Observatory 1 Feb. 2004 NYC Urban Atmospheric Observatory Steering Committee
Tom Warner Variational Assimilation of Doppler Radar & Lidar Data for Near-Real-time Input to WMD Hazard Models 23 Jan. 2004 DoD Technical Cooperation Panel 9
Tom Warner Very-High-Resolution Modeling of Land-Atmosphere Interaction in Arid Zones 29 Mar. 2004 SAHRA, Univ. of Arizona
Tom Warner The Pentagon Shield Modeling System & Field Campaign 25 May 2004 DTRA Urban Dispersion Modeling Working Group
John Williams Automated Scoring Algorithm Development and Implementation 2 December 2003 NASA-FAA-Industry Airborne Turbulence Detection Systems Certification Workshop #6
John Williams Automated Scoring Algorithm Task Closeout Review Meeting 30 January 2004 NASA AvSSP Turbulence Prediction and Warning Systems Team
John Williams The NCAR Turbulence Detection Algorithm for WSR-88D Radars 6 April 2004 NWS Office of Science and Technology Briefing
John Williams Progress in Development and Validation of the WSR-88D Turbulence Algorithm 22 April 2004 FAA Aviation Weather Research Program Turbulence PDT Science Review
John Williams Dual-Wavelength Remote Detection of Cloud Liquid Water Content 5 May 2004 FAA Aviation Weather Research Program In-Flight Icing PDT Science Review

John Williams

 

Aviation Turbulence Research Activities at NCAR/RAP 13 May 2004 Naval Research Laboratory Briefing
Jim Wilson Convective Initiation & Evolution Studies June 2004 IHOP Workshop (Toulouse, France)
Jim Wilson Thunderstorm Nowcasting August 2004 Radar Weather Office (Tangu, China)
Jim Wilson NCAR installations for IUM: Extrapolation, TITAN and VDRAS August 2004 Institute Urban Meteorology (Beijing, China)
Jim Wilson NCAR installations for IUM: Extrapolation, TITAN and VDRAS

September 2004

European Radar Conf. (Visby, Sweden)
Jim Wilson Quantitative Precipitation Nowcasting November 2003 6th Intl. Symposium on Hydrology Applications of Weather Radar (Melbourne, Australia)
Jim Wilson Small Scale Precipitation Features & Nowcasting November 2003 Workshop on small scale precipitation features (Aukland, New Zealand)
Mei Xu Nowcasting For Urban Areas By Variational Assimilation Of Doppler Radar And Lidar Radial Wind Data 12 Jan 2004 Symposium on Planning, Nowcasting, Forecasting for the Urban Zone
Mei XU Assimilating Radar Data For Real-time Short-term Snowstorm Forecasting 14 Jan 2004 16th Symposium on Numerical Weather Prediction (Seattle, WA)
Mei XU Assimilating Radar Data For Real-time Snowstorm Forecasting 28 April 2004 FAA Facetime Meeting (Boulder, CO)
Mei XU Winter Weather Forecasting 13 May 2004 Weather Channel visitors (Boulder, CO)
Mei XU High Resolution Modeling & Radar Data Assimilation 13 July 2004 National Central University (Chungli, Taiwan)
Mei XU Weather Support for Decision Making 22 Sept 2004 Air Traffic Control (Beijing, China)
Mei XU High Resolution Modeling & Radar Data Assimilation 24 Sept 2004 Beijing University (Beijing, China)
David Yates Global Change Impacts on Aquatic Ecosystem Services of the Sacramento Watershed 24 Feb 2004 RAP Science Seminar
Guifu Zhang Modern Weather Radar Techniques: Polarimetry & Interferometry 21 Apr. 2004 Univ. of Oklahoma, School of Meteorology
Guifu Zhang Raindrop Size Distribution Retrieval from polarization Radar Observations to improve Model Parameterization in NWP 4 Oct. 2004 CASA Workshop

 

Education & Training - Professional

Staff Name

Title of Presentation

Group and date
Fei Chen Land-Surface/Atmospheric Interaction & Diurnal Cycle of Boundary Layer Invited Keynote Speaker for the Boundary Layer Symposium, COMET/UCAR, 24 June 2004
Fei Chen Challenge of Forecasting Urban Weather with Mesoscale NWP Models Arizona State Univ., 28 June 2004
Fei Chen Land-Surface/Atmospheric Interaction & Diurnal Cycle of Boundary Layer Invited Keynote Speaker for the Boundary Layer Symposium, COMET/UCAR, 11 August 2004
     
Tara Jensen Demonstration & Tutoring on use of RAOB Software Dept. of Water Resources Studies Forecast Team (Abu Dhabi, UAE) 17-31 May 2004
Tara Jensen How to Read the Clouds & Find Updrafts While Flying Near Convection Univ. of Witwatersrand/S. African Weather Bureau Pilots ( Abu Dhabi, UAE) 1-20 June 2004
Tara Jensen How to Use & Interpret the New Real-time Four Dimensional Data Assimilation Forecast System for the UAE Dept. of Water Resources Studies Forecast team (Abu Dhabi, UAE) 15 July - 22 Aug. 2004
Tenny Lindholm Presentation on Oceanic Weather Air Traffic Control Assoc. Convention 27-30 Oct 2003, Washington, DC
Tenny Lindholm Briefing on Turbulence Downlink MDCRS Management Group,13 Nov 2003
Tenny Lindholm Oceanic Weather Developments Intl. Oceanic Airspace Conf. (250 participants representing 30 nations), Honolulu, 18 Nov 2003
Tenny Lindholm Conducted & briefed oceanic weather science/user workshop Airline Pilots Assoc., Herndon, VA, 10 Feb 2004
Tenny Lindholm Briefing on AWRP research NASA Aviation Safety & Security Program Workshop, Alexandria, 3 Mar 2004
Tenny Lindholm Briefing on turbulence research programs Delta Airlines Management, Atlanta, 22 March 2004
Tenny Lindholm Briefing updates on progress of research-to-operations on all AWRP programs United, American, Southwest, Recurring
Tenny Lindholm Briefing on RAL research & product development International Conf. On Volcanic Ash, Alexandria, 22 June 2004
Tenny Lindholm Safety seminars on aviation weather products & graphics General aviation pilots at Centennial Airport, Oct 2003 & Mar 2004
Bill Mahoney MDSS Technology Transfer Program MDSS Technology Transfer Workshop - 23 June 2004
Marcia Politovich Flight in SLD Conditions & On-Line Training Public Use, directed to pilots - completed July 2004
Daran Rife User Requirements & Training White Sands Missile Range - 19-20 Oct. 2004
Daran Rife User Requirements & Training Aberdeen Proving Ground - 15-16 June 2004
Daran Rife User Requirements & Training Electronic Proving Ground, Tucson Arizona - 12-14 April 2004
Rita Roberts Radar Observation of Severe Weather Turkish Weather Service Forecasters (DMI) in Ankara, 16 Dec. 2003
Rita Roberts Use of Radar in Winter Storm Nowcasting Turkish Weather Service Forecasters (DMI) in Ankara, 18 Dec. 2003
Rita Roberts Thunderstorm Nowcasting Turkish Weather Service Forecasters (DMI) in Ankara, 18 Dec. 2003
Rita Roberts Laboratory Exercise on Thunderstorm Nowcasting Turkish Weather Service Forecasters (DMI) in Ankara, 19 Dec. 2003
Rita Roberts Laboratory Exercise on Thunderstorm Nowcasting NWS Scientific Operations Officers at COMET, 4 Nov. 2003
Tom Saxen ATEC Forecaster's Conf. Session on Auto-Nowcaster Army Range Forecasters (at NCAR) 6-8 April 2004
Tom Saxen ATEC Forecaster's Conf. Session on Auto-Nowcaster Army Range Forecasters (at NCAR) 8-10 June 2004
Scott Swerdlin Global Meteorology On Demand: Application for Rapidly Generating Fine-Scale Model Output Anywhere in the World TTCP Technical Panel 9, 9 Feb. 2004
Scott Swerdlin Concept for Creating National-Scale Radar-Based Data Assimilation System Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency, 19 Feb. 2004
Scott Swerdlin Overview of Pentagon Shield Concept of Operations Pentagon Force Protection Agency, 26 Mar. 2004
Scott Swerdlin NCAR's Homeland Security Program NASA, 9 Apr. 2004
Scott Swerdlin Protecting Colorado's Critical Infrastructure From Terrorism Colorado S&T organizations, sponsored by the Colorado Institute of Technology, 16 Apr. 2004
Scott Swerdlin Overview of 4DWX & Homeland Security Applications Australian Bureau of Meteorology, 3 May 2004
Scott Swerdlin Advance Numerical Weather Prediction Capabilities for the Army Test Ranges Range Commander's Council Meteorology Group Annual Meeting, 16 Apr. 2004
Scott Swerdlin Homeland Security & Urban Scale Weather The Weather Channel, 12 May 2004
Scott Swerdlin Description of Pentagon Shield Field Campaign KOAA TV, Colorado Springs, 19 May 2004
Scott Swerdlin Modeling Urban Weather & Plume Transport & Dispersion Dept. of Homeland Security Workshop on Bioaerosol Transport, 25 May 2004
Scott Swerdlin State of the Art in Tracking Airborne Hazards International Test & Evaluation Workshop, 7 June 2004
Scott Swerdlin Applying Pentagon Shield Technology to Protecting the National Capitol Region Dept. of Homeland Security and the Homeland Security Institute, 16 June 2004
Scott Swerdlin Difficulties in Modeling Plume Dispersion in Stable Atmospheric Conditions US Air Force Academy, 28 June 2004
Scott Swerdlin Expanding Pentagon Shield to the Nation Capitol Hill staffers, 9 July 2004
Scott Swerdlin Overview of Pentagon Shield Field Program Annual Transport & Dispersion Conf., George Mason Univ., 13 July 2004
Scott Swerdlin Overview of NCAR's Urban Modeling Program Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories, 20 July 2004
Scott Swerdlin Technical Information Exchange on Data Assimilation with NWP Models IBM Watson Research Center, 21 July 2004
Scott Swerdlin Derivative 4DWX Science & Technology for Warfighter Support Range Commander's Council Executive Group Annual Meeting, 10 Aug. 2004
Scott Swerdlin Things not Modeled Well in Supporting Warfighter Air Force Connections Annual Conf., 25 Aug. 2004
Scott Swerdlin Critical Infrastructure Protection (UDMWG), & Concept of CBR Sensor Data Assimilation (SDEWG) Urban Dispersion Modeling Working Group, and Sensor Data Fusion Working Group, 27 Sept. 2004
John Williams Introduction to Fuzzy Logic Short Course on Artificial Intelligence Methods in Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences, 84th AMS
Jim Wilson Instructor, Radar Applications WWRP Radar Workshop, Brasillia, Brazil - 2 weeks Nov. 2003
Jim Wilson Instructor, Radar Applications & Nowcasting Turkey Meteorological Institute, Ankara, Turkey - 1 week Dec. 2003

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Education & Training - K-12/College World

Staff Name

Title of Presentation

Group and date
Dan Breed Clouds & Weather Two 8th grade science classes at Casey Middle School, 29 Jan. 2004
Steve Carson Science with Steve - meekly 1-hr science class Rocky Mt. School for the Gifted-5th Grade, ongoing
Kyoko Ikeda Clouds, Wind and Heat Holiday activity camp sponsored by N.P.O. (an education outreach group for K-12) Tanukimura, Shizuoka, Japan 22-26 Dec. 2003
Mei XU Weather & the Atmosphere Boulder Chinese Church High School Students, 15 Aug. 2004


Mentoring

Staff Name
Description
Barb Brown Mentored Barbara Casati from the Univ of Reading, UK, on verification methods for spatial forecasts.
Andrew Crook Research mentor for Anthony Didlake, (SOARS)
Tressa Fowler Mentored Jr. High School student, J.P. Gallo, on probability, proportions, statistical graphics
Jason Knievel Research mentor for Braxton Edwards, (SOARS)

 

Field Campaign Work

Staff Name
Project Name and Location

Date

Sponsor
Dan Breed, Project Manager Rainfall Enhancement Assessment Program, UAE Summer 2004 DWRS
David Gochis North American Monsoon Experiment: Science Working Group, Field Documentation Ongoing NOAA-Office of Global Programs
David Gochis North American Monsoon Experiment, 2004 Enhanced Observation Period - Mexico 1 June - 15 Aug. 2004 NOAA-Office of Global Programs
Bill Mahoney, Project Manager MDSS Iowa Field Demonstration Winter '03-'04 FHWA
Marcia Politovich, Operations Director WISP04 - Marshall, CO Feb.-Mar. 2004 FAA, NSF
Scott Swerdlin Pentagon Shield Apr.-May 2004 Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

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