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The following seminars were presented in Summer 2017:

Date

Room

Speaker

Title

Summer 2017

12 May Zicer Hilary Weller, Uni of Reading Adaptive modelling of the atmosphere using optimal transport
19 May Zicer David Haverson, CEFAS Numerical modelling of the interaction between tidal stream turbines and the benthic environment
26 May Clayton Room Nick Earl, Uni of Melbourne Weekly cycles in global fires and urban temperatures
2 June Zicer Karin van der Wiel, KNMI U.S. extreme precipitation and river flooding in GRDL climate models
9 June Zicer Helen Mallett, ENV Seasonal changes in Circumpolar Deep Water in the Amundsen Sea, Antarctica, using seal-borne tags
Wed, 14 June TPSC 2.03 Jeff Knight, Met Office Solar effects on seasonal/decadal climate prediction
16 June Zicer Yvonne Firing, NOCS Observations and drivers of turbulent dissipation and mixing over the Amundsen Sea continental shelf, Antarctica

 

The following seminars were presented in Spring 2017:

Date

Room

Speaker

Title

Spring 2017

Wed, 11 Jan, 10 am SCI 1.20 Inga Smith, Uni of Otago, New Zealand Ice shelf-sea ice interactions research using an Earth System Model and glider data
20 Jan Zicer Julian Mak, Uni of Edinburgh Eddy saturation from an eddy energy constrained parameterisation
27 Jan Clayton Pierre Cauchy, UEA Wind monitoring from an ocean glider using underwater noise measurements
3 Feb Zicer Jenny Turton, BAS/Leeds The spatial distribution of foehn winds over the Larsen C ice shelf, Antarctica, and their influence over surface melt
10 Feb Clayton Richard Jones, UEA Weather and Climate of the Amundsen Sea, West Antarctica: Reanalysis products, observations and high resolution modelling
17 Feb Zicer Rob Hall, ENV Observing internal tides using ocean gliders
24 Feb Zicer Kathryn Gunn, Cambridge Two- and Three-Dimensional Seismic Imaging of Thermohaline Circulation: West Antarctic Peninsula and Brazilian-Uruguayan Margin
3 Mar Zicer Adam Nicholls, Gardline/IMarEST Commercial Marine Science - opportunities after university
10 Mar Zicer Clement Vic, NOCS Internal tides and mixing over the Mid-Atlantic Ridge
17 Mar Zicer Jon Rees, Cefas Emergency Response modelling – Oil, Chemicals, Human corpses and Cocaine
24 Mar Zicer Andy Elvidge, UEA A new approach to forecasting clear air turbulence over mountains for aviation
Tues, 11 Apr, 11 am Clayton Erin Pettit, Uni of Alaska Current Events in Antarctic Glaciology: The Instability and Potential for Collapse of the Larsen B and C Ice Shelves
28 Apr Zicer Helen Czerski, UCL The bubbles underneath breaking waves and their contribution to air-sea gas transfer mechanisms
5 May Zicer Marina Azaneu, UEA Variability of the Antarctic slope current system in the northwestern Weddell Sea

 

The following seminars were presented in Autumn 2016:

Date

Room

Speaker

Title

Autumn 2016

Tues, 13 Sept, 11 am Zicer Giuliana Viglione (Caltech) Observing spatial and temporal variability of submesoscale instabilities in the Antarctic Circumpolar Current using seagliders
30 Sept Clayton Room Dan Whitt (Cambridge) Physical and biogeochemical dynamics at a front forced by unsteady winds
7 Oct Zicer Yavor Kostov (Oxford) Understanding the Southern Ocean response to SAM in models and observations
Thurs, 13 Oct, 1 pm Zicer Richard Seager (Columbia) Global Decadal Hydroclimate Variability in Observations and Models
Mon, 17 Oct, 11 am JSC 2.02 Ali Mashayek (MIT) Role of enhanced abyssal mixing in closure of deep branch of the ocean meridional overturning
21 Oct Zicer Ryan Neely (Leeds) Novel ways to see more: Polarized Active Remote Sensing
28 Oct Zicer James Pope (BAS) The Antarctic sea ice paradox: More sea ice in a warming
4 Nov Zicer Tim Osborn (UEA) Variability in the rate of global warming, including the role of Atlantic Multidecadal Variability
11 Nov Zicer Alex Brearley (BAS) Ocean heat and turbulent mixing processes on the West Antarctic Peninsula shelf
18 Nov Zicer Len Shaffrey (Reading) Climate change and extratropical storms
25 Nov Zicer Peter Sheehan (UEA) Forcing, and long- and short-time variability of the Fair Isle Current
2 Dec Zicer Clive Wilkinson (ENV) Historic Sea Ice Observations in the Southern Ocean
Wed, 7 Dec SCVA 01.10 Michael Reeder (Monash Uni) Convective Bursts in the Australian Monsoon
9 Dec Zicer First year PhDs

Jack Giddings: Ocean processes triggering monsoon rainfall

Ella Gilbert: Drivers of melt over the Larsen C ice shelf, Antarctica

Lianne Harrison: Modelling the ocean beneath Larsen C ice shelf: is basal melting leading to collapse?

Shenjie Zhou: Weather’s impact on ocean circulation

Stephanie Goodwin: Solar variability and seasonal predictions

Jake Opher: Spilling the beans on the densest water formed in the North Atlantic 

16 Dec Zicer M. Fadzil Akhir (UMT Malaysia) Upwelling, thermal fronts and water intrusion features in southern South China Sea

 

The following seminars were presented in Summer 2016:

Date

Room

Speaker

Title

Summer 2016

6 May Zicer Louise Sime (BAS)

Are glacial-interglacial changes in westerly winds over the Southern Ocean a major driver of atmospheric CO2?

13 May   No Seminar  
Tues,17 May Clayton Room, 10-11am Adam Scaife (Met Office) Tropical rainfall, Rossby waves and regional climate predictions
20 May Clayton Room, 11-noon Ray Pierrehumbert (University of Oxford) CO2 oceans and sapphire snow:  Condensible dynamics of exoplanet atmospheres
27 May Zicer Dafydd Evans (NOC Southampton)  Estimating the Southern ocean overturning in thermohaline coordinates
3 June Zicer Cedric Chavanne (Université du Québec à Rimouski) Mixed-Layer Quasi-Geostrophy: a new framework for diagnosing vertical velocities in the upper ocean from surface observations
10 June Clayton Room Jennifer Mecking (NOC Southampton)

A stable Atlantic Meridional Overturning “off” state in an eddy-permitting coupled climate model

17 June Zicer Linden Ashcroft (Universitat Rovira i Virgili) Extending the instrumental climate record of south eastern Australia
24 June Zicer Philip Jones (UEA) The reliability of Global and Hemispheric surface temperature records
1 July SCI 3.05 Ed Hawkins (University of Reading) Interactions of climate variability and change in simulations and observations
8 July Zicer Ian Boutle (Met Office) Why does it always rain on me? Observations and modelling of stratocumulus clouds
5 Aug Zicer

Dr Céline Heuzé (University of Gothenburg) 

In search of Atlantic Water

 

The following seminars were presented in Spring 2016:

Date

Room

Speaker

Title

Spring 2016

15 Jan

Zicer

Jennifer Brown (NOCL)

Extreme Events and Coastal Vulnerability

22 Jan

Zicer

Xiaoming Zhai (UEA)

Wind-induced near-inertial energy: anticyclone-trapping, relative wind damping, and its latitudinal dependence

29 Jan

Clayton room

Amelia Araujo (Cefas)

Characterization and modelling of storm surge events

5 Feb

Zicer

Pranab Deb (BAS)

An assessment of the Polar Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model representation of near-surface meteorological variables over West Antarctica

12 Feb

Zicer

David Munday (BAS)

An equivalent barotropic view of the Southern Ocean & Antarctic Circumpolar Current

19 Feb

 

Cancelled

 

26 Feb

Clayton room

Kelsey Mulder (Reading)

Tornadoes in the British Isles: When, where, how often, and why?

4 Mar

Zicer

Rhiannon Davies (UEA)

Observations and modelling of the boundary layer of the marginal ice zone

11 Mar

Zicer

Mike Roberts (NOCS/NMMU South Africa) 

The Western Indian Ocean Upwelling Research Initiative (WIOURI): A Flagship project of the new International Indian Ocean Expedition 2 (IIOE2) (2016-21)

15 Apr

Zicer

No Seminar

 

22 Apr

Zicer

Peter Davis (BAS)

Simple models of the Changing Arctic Ocean

29 Apr

Zicer

Louise Biddle (BAS/UEA)

Identifying meltwater in the Amundsen Sea