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ATMOS Briefing - March 2020 Issue
 

For inquiries about the UIUC Atmospheric Sciences briefing, contact Joe Jeffries. (jeffris2@illinois.edu) 

 
 
 

Publications
 

Garg, P., Nesbitt, S., Lang, T., Priftis, G., Chronis, T., Thayer, J., & Hence, D., 2020: Identifying and characterizing tropical oceanic mesoscale cold pools using spaceborne scatterometer winds. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 125, e2019JD031812. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019JD031812

Vega-Westhoff, B., Sriver, R., Hartin, C., Wong, T., & Keller, K., 2020: The role of climate sensitivity in upper-tail sea level rise projections. Geophysical Research Letters, 47, e2019GL085792. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019GL085792

Verstraete, M., Hunt, L., De Lemos, H., & Di Girolamo, L., 2020: Replacing missing values in the standard Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) Radiometric Camera-by-camera Cloud Mask (RCCM) data product. Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 12, 611-628. https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-12-611-2020

 
 
 

Presentations
 

Di Girolamo, L., NASA’s Earth Observing System. Center for Astrophysical Survey, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, February 27, 2020.

Nesbitt, S., "Suborbital Research for Convective Storm Systems", NASA Aerosol Clouds Convection Precipitation Study, Suborbital Workshop. Online, March 12, 2020.

Schumacher, C., & Nesbitt, S., "Objective 3 Science: Convective Storm Systems", NASA Aerosol Clouds Convection Precipitation Study, Science Community Committee Meeting. Online, March 26, 2020.

 
 
 

Awards and Activities
 

Audrey Moore accepted a job in Peoria, IL, for ABC heart of Illinois as a weekend meteorologist.

Deanna Hence was awarded the NSF CAREER award in March.

Steve Nesbitt chaired a discussion session at "NASA Aerosol Clouds Convection Precipitation Study, Suborbital Workshop" online on March 12, 2020.

Steve Nesbitt co-chaired "NASA Global Precipitation Measurement Ground Validation Symposium” online on March 24-25, 2020.

Steve Nesbitt participated in the United Space Research Associates (USRA) Earth Science Council meeting in Columbia, MD, on February 27, 2020.

 
 
 

Announcements
 

David Charles Keeling Lecture – KEELING 2020

Co-sponsored by ISEE and the Department of Atmospheric Sciences

Monday, April 20 at 4:00 p.m.

Climate Science in a Fact-Free World

Dr. Katherine Hayhoe, Atmospheric Scientist and Professor of political science at Texas Tech University and Director, Climate Science Center.

Lecture being held via Zoom -- https://illinois.zoom.us/j/722887599?pwd=OHNxSnRqTnBodXMwR3VFTkxJSUlXUT09

Meeting ID: 722 887 599

Password:  Keeling

OGURA EVENTS:

The Department of Atmospheric Sciences Distinguished Annual Ogura Lecture Series

POSTPONED TO THE FALL

Tuesday, April 21 at 3:30 p.m.

Ogura Banquet - CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19

(Follows the Lecture)

 

CIMMS Research Fellow – Weather and Transportation Applications

The Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies (CIMMS) at the University of Oklahoma and the National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL) is currently seeking a fixed-term (12-24 months) Research Fellow starting in Summer 2020 to assist with the development of impacts-based decision support tools as a part of the Transportation Applications Team.

The minimum qualifications for the position are:

  1. A Bachelor’s Degree in Meteorology, Geography, Civil Engineering, or another related area;
  2. Experience in programming (C++, Python, Fortran);
  3. Experience with visualization of meteorological datasets.

To apply for the position, please forward your resume, cover letter and list of three references to:

CIMMS Careers

University of Oklahoma

120 David L. Boren Blvd., Suite 2100 Norman, OK 73072-7304 CIMMS-careers@ou.edu ATTN: Transportation Applications

 
 
 

Seminar Schedule
 

All seminars will be held over ZOOM. Links will be provided closer to each seminar date.

3/31 - Luke Allen

4/07 - Eunkyoung Choi

4/14 - Devin Chehak

4/21 - Javier Villegas-Bravo

4/28 - Fanglin Yang

4/30 - David Lafferty

5/05 - Ben Vega-Westhoff

 
 
 

Contact Us At

PHONE: 217-333-2046

EMAIL: atmos-sci@mx.uillinois.edu 

WEBPAGE: www.atmos.illinois.edu 

MAILING ADDRESS:

Department of Atmospheric Sciences, 3070 Natural History Building, 1301 West Green St. MC-104, Urbana, IL 61801