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The following seminars were presented in Summer 2016:





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:





Spring 2016

15 Jan


Jennifer Brown (NOCL)

Extreme Events and Coastal Vulnerability

22 Jan


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


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


David Munday (BAS)

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

19 Feb




26 Feb

Clayton room

Kelsey Mulder (Reading)

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

4 Mar


Rhiannon Davies (UEA)

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

11 Mar


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


No Seminar


22 Apr


Peter Davis (BAS)

Simple models of the Changing Arctic Ocean

29 Apr


Louise Biddle (BAS/UEA)

Identifying meltwater in the Amundsen Sea