NCAS@Reading Science meetings are held at 10am most Fridays during term time, with the aim of promoting the communication of research and related activities across NCAS, and between NCAS and closely related groups at the University of Reading

 

Summer Term 2019

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Date Place Time Speaker Title
10 May MET GU01 10:00 Tom Oliver Defra Systems Research Programme- remit and planned activities
17 May MET GU01 10:00 Aglaé Jézéquel (LSCE & LMD) Statistical and epistemological approaches to extreme event attribution
24 May MET GU01 10:00 Yueqing Li (Institute for Plateau Meteorology, China Meteorological Administration, Chengdu) TBC
31 May MET GU01 10:00 Prof. Zhiping Wen (Fudan University, China) Interdecadal variation of tropical spring precipitation and its influence
07 Jun MET GU01 10:00 Chris Jack (Univ. Cape Town) Climate risk narratives
14 Jun MET GU01 10:00 Will Tebbutt (Cambridge) (TBC) Machine Learning
21 Jun  AGRIC 1L04 10:00 Tom Sheldon (Science Media Centre) Hope, Hype and Headlines: Science in the News Media
05 Jul Nike 10:00 Andrew King (Melbourne)  Understanding Future Climates Using Model Time-Slicing

Spring Term 2019

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Date Place Time Speaker Title
18 Jan  Met GU01 10:00 Marisol Osman Predictability and skill on seasonal timescales in the Southern Hemisphere: The role of the variability modes in the extratropical circulation
25 Jan  Met GU01 10:00 Laura Wilcox, Remi Tailleux, Bill Collins New Projects meeting
01 Feb  Met GU01 10:00 Paul Williams Increased shear in the North Atlantic upper-level jet stream over the past four decade
08 Feb  Met GU01 10:00 Rowan Sutton and Steve Woolnough NCAS@Reading Update (TBC)
15 Feb  Met GU01 10:00 Karin van der Wiel (KNMI) Extreme impacts from moderate meteorology
22 Feb   10:00    
01 Mar  Met GU01 10:00 Bryan Lawrence The End of Modelling as we know it.
08 Mar  Met GU01 10:00 Kai Kornhuber Circumglobal teleconnections and simultaneous weather extremes
15 Mar        
22 Mar  Met GU01 10:00 Valerio Lucarini Melancholia States in the Climate System: Multistability and noise-induced transitions
29 Mar Met GU01 10:00 Georgina Endfield TEMPEST! Exploring historical extremes in a UK context

Autumn Term 2018

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Date Place Time Speaker Title
05 Oct MET GU01 10:00 Cecile Penland (Joint NCAS MPE-CDT seminar) Stochastically Generated Skew: Implications for Forecast Probabilities.
12 Oct MET GU01 10:00 Nigel Arnell, Bill Collins, Ed Hawkins, Andy Turner IPCC AR6: Progress update and Discussion
19 Oct MET GU01 10:00 Pier Luigi Vidale Increased water-use efficiency and reduced CO2 uptake by plants during droughts at a continental scale
26 Oct MET GU01 10:00 Chris Maynard LFRic: Meeting the challenges of scalability and performance portability in Weather and Climate models
02 Nov MET GU01 10:00 Len Shaffrey, Omduth Coceal, Till Kuhlbrodt NCAS@Reading Theme Leaders - Introduction and Overview
09 Nov MET 1L61 10:00 Suzana Camargo (LDEO) Tropical cyclones in models: Subseasonal forecasts, climatology and new diagnostics
16 Nov MET GU01 10:00 Brian Hoskins The annual cycle of Northern Hemisphere storm-tracks.
23 Nov MET GU01 10:00 Patrick McGuire JULES
30 Nov MET GU01 10:00 Max Leighton The Story of Water in Lusaka
07 Dec MET GU01 10:00 Emily Black ACREW

Summer Term 2018

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 Date  Place  Time  Speaker           
Title
20 Apr
MET GU01
10:00 Richard Seager Recent tropical Pacific climate change: A dynamically consistent response of the coupled atmosphere-ocean system to rising greenhouse gases
27 Apr MET GU01 10:00 Richard Dixon Extratropical cyclone risk in 100 realisations of recent history in a high resolution climate model: potential benefits and some questions for catastrophe modelling
04 May MET GU01 10:00 Till Kuhlbrodt UKESM Update
11 May MET GU01 10:00 Rowan Sutton, Steve Woolnough NCAS@Reading Update  
18 May MET GU01 10:00 Rich Allan & Ed Hawkins  SMURPHS
25 May MET GU01 10:00 Antonio Gasparrini  
01 Jun MET GU01 10:00    
08 Jun MET GU01 10:00 Albert Klein-Tank  

Spring Term 2018


 Date  Place  Time  Speaker           
Title
12 Jan
ESSC Seminar 10:00

Albert Osso

Observational evidence of European summer weather patterns predictable from spring
19 Jan AGRIC 1L06 10:00 Gordon Woo Counterfactual thought experiments in climate science
26 Jan AGRIC 1L06 10:00 Marlene Kretschmer (PIK) Using causal discovery algorithms to analyze and predict the stratospheric polar vortex
02 Feb AGRIC 1L06 10:00 Nick Klingaman MetUM-GOML update  
09 Feb AGRIC 1L06 10:00  Ed Hawkins  Ben Nevis Project
16 Feb AGRIC 1L06 10:00  Ted Shepherd  Climate Research Division Forum
23 Feb AGRIC 1L06 10:00   No Meeting
02 Mar AGRIC 1L06 10:00  Jonathan Gregory UKFAFMIP & TICTOC
09 Mar AGRIC 1L06 10:00  Lydia Messling  Climate Change Scientists as Advocates?
16 Mar AGRIC 1L06 10:00 V. Ramaswamy Characteristics of GFDL's latest global models and evaluation of radiative biases using 'benchmark' solutions.
23 Mar ESSC Seminar 10:00  Rich Allan & Ed Hawkins  SMURPHS
         

Autumn Term 2017


 Date  Place  Time  Speaker           
Title
29 Sep AGRIC 1U02 10:00

Helene Hewitt (UKMO)

Exploring the sensitivity to ocean resolution in\
global climate configurations
06 Oct AGRIC 1U02 10:00    
13 Oct AGRIC 1U02 10:00 Claire MacIntosh, Nick Klingaman, Len Shaffrey  New Projects Meeting
20 Oct AGRIC 1U02 10:00 Lixia Zhang and Qing Yang  TBC  
27 Oct AGRIC 1U02 10:00    
03 Nov AGRIC 1U02 10:00    
10 Nov AGRIC 1U02 10:00    
17 Nov AGRIC 1U02 10:00  Rowan Sutton Director's Update
24 Nov AGRIC 1U02 10:00  Craig Rodger  
01 Dec  AGRIC 1U02 10:00  NCAS CMS  Archer 2
08 Dec ESSC Seminar 10:00  Ed Hawkins  POSTPONED
15 Dec MET GU01 10:00 Pier Luigi Vidale The High-Resolution Global Climate Modelling Programme
 
 

Summer Term 2017


 Date  Place  Time  Speaker           
Title
21 Apr GU01
10:00

Rowan Sutton and Ted Shepherd

Discussion on Priorities for IPCC Sixth Assessment Report
28 Apr GU01  10:00 Reinhard Schiemann Mean and extreme precipitation over European river basins: evaluation of the UPSCALE simulations and discussion
05 May GU01 10:00 David Paynter Variations in the Climate Feedback Parameter on Centennial and Millennial Timescales in Two GFDL Models.  
12 May GU01 10:00 Bryan Lawrence and Reinhard Schiemann An introduction to using JASMIN, now and in the future. 
19 May GU01 10:00    
26 May GU01 10:00 Dann Mitchell  HAPPI
02 Jun GU01 10:00    
09 Jun GU01 10:00    
16 Jun 10:00    
 
 

Spring Term 2017


 Date  Place  Time   Speaker           
Title
13 Jan
AGRIC Madejski
10:00    
20 Jan AGRIC Madejski   10:00 Rowan Sutton Developments in NCAS:
NB: This meeting is for NCAS staff (core & postdoctoral staff) only. NCAS Climate, AP and CMS staff should make every effort to attend.
27 Jan AGRIC Madejski     10:00 Till Kuhlbrodt and Robin Smith  UKESM: Developments for CMIP6 and beyond  
03 Feb AGRIC Madejski     10:00 Paco Doblas-Reye Climate prediction: Climate modelling driven by climate services.
10 Feb AGRIC Madejski 10:00 Antje Weisheimer Multi-decadal variability in hindcast skill of predicting the winter NAO/PNA.
17 Feb   No Meeting  
24 Feb AGRIC Madejski     10:00 Scott Osprey The 2016 disruption of the QBO and the role of global teleconnections.
03 Mar AGRIC Madejski     10:00 Andrea Alessandri

Multi-scale enhancement of climate prediction over land by increasing the model sensitivity to vegetation variability in EC-Earth.

10 Mar AGRIC Madejski     10:00 Pier Luigi Vidale  
17 Mar AGRIC Madejski 10;00 Kieran Hunt  
24 Mar AGRIC Madejski 10:00 Len Shaffrey

ERA4CS

31 Mar GU01 10:00 Bart van den Hurk  
 
 

 Autumn Term 2016


 Date  Place Time  Speaker           
Title
28 Sep 10:00

Gabi Hegerl

 
07 Oct GU01 10:00 Dilshad Shawki How does the S.Asian monsoon response to regional and remote aerosol emissions?
14 Oct GU01 10:00 Carbon Brief    
21 Oct GU01 10:00 Nic Lewis Bayesian parameter estimate with weak date and when combining evidence
28 Oct GU01 10:00 Walt Robinson
 How willthe storm tracks change? 
04 Nov GU01 10:00 Nicolas Bellouin Easy Aerosol
11 Nov GU01 10:00 Antonio Cofino WRF4G Project: Management of WRF simulations for regional climate simulations
25 Nov GU01 10:00 Adam Sobel  
02 Dec GU01 10:00 Ted Shepherd Climate Research Division
 
 

Summer Term 2016


 Date  Place Time  Speaker           
Title
15 Apr
AGRIC 1L14
10:00

 Mark Richardson

Reconciled climate response estimates from climate models and the energy budget of Earth.
22 Apr GU01 10:00    
29 Apr GU01 10:00 Ros Hatcher and Annette Osprey  Rose/Cylc and the UM  
06 May GU01 10:00 Nick Klingaman Why does the Super-Parameterized Community Atmosphere Model simulate the Madden-Julian oscillation so well?  Or: 50 ways to kill an MJO.
13 May      No Meeting  
20 May GU01 10:00 Gagi Hegerl * (TBC)  
27 May GU01 10:00 Paul Williams  
03 Jun GU01 10:00 Paul O'Gorman (MIT)  
10 Jun GU01 10:00  Robin Smith  
 
 

Spring Term 2016


 Date  Place Time  Speaker           
Title
15 Jan
AGRIC 1L08
10:00

Ted Shepherd

The Climate Research Division at the UoR
22 Jan GU01 10:00 Emily Black, Ros Cornforth, Jonny Day & Nick Klingaman   New Projects Meeting
29 Jan GU01 10:00 Adrian Champion    
05 Feb GU01 10:00    
12 Feb GU01 10:00 Pascal Yiou (IPSL)  
19 Feb GU01 10:00    
26 Feb GU01 10:00    
04 Mar GU01 10:00 Rowan Sutton (TBC)  
11 Mar GU01 10:00    
18 Mar GU01 10:00    
 
 

Autumn Term 2015


 Date  Place Time  Speaker           
Title
02 Oct
GU01
10:00

Michael Byrne (ETHZ)

Land-ocean contrasts under climate change: theory and simulations
09 Oct GU01 10:00 Manoj Joshi (UEA) Mechanisms for the existence of diagonal southern hemisphere convergence zones.
16 Oct GU01 10:00 Nathalie Schaller (Oxf) The role of human influence on climate in recent UK winter floods and their impacts.  
23 Oct GU01 10:00 Remi Tailleux The INSPECT project: overview and progress update.
30 Oct GU01 10:00 Stephanie Johnson Indian summer monsoon seasonal prediction in the Met Office GloSea5-GC2 subseasonal to seasonal prediction system: skill and mechanisms.
06 Nov GU01 10:00 Emma Suckling A semi-operational empirical model for decadal prediction.
13 Nov GU01 10:00 Laura Wilcox, Reinhard Schiemann/Andy Turner + Jon Robson  New Projects Meeting
20 Nov GU01 10:00 Laura Baker

Seasonal forecasting of precipitation in the UK using GloSea5.

27 Nov GU01 10:00 Veronika Eyring (DLR) Earth System Model Evaluation with Observations to Constrain Future Climate Projections.
04 Dec GU01 10:00 Till Kuhlbrodt CRESCENDO
 
 

Summer Term 2015


 Date  Place Time  Speaker          
Title
24 Apr
GU01
10:00 Aditi Sheshadri Seasonal variability of the polar stratospheric vortex in an idealized AGCM with varying  tropospheric wave forcing
01 May GU01 10:00    
08 May GU01 10:00 Nick Klingaman    
15 May GU01 10:00 Rowan Sutton  
22 May GU01 10:00 Pier Luigi (TBC)  PRIMAVERA
29 May GU01 10:00    
05 Jun GU01 10:00 Rich Allan  
12 Jun GU01 10:00 Alex Archibald  
 
 

Spring Term 2015


Date  Place Time  Speaker          
Title
16 Jan
AGRIC NIKE
10:00 Andy Turner, Nick Klingaman & Steeve Woolnough New projects Meeting
23 Jan AGRIC NIKE 10:00 Amanda Charles (Gov. Off. Science) Working for the Government Chief Scientific Adviser
30 Jan AGRIC NIKE 10:00 Helen Johnson (OXF) Reconstructing recent Atlantic overturning variability from surface forcing.  
06 Feb AGRIC NIKE
10:00 Jon Robson, Len Shaffrey, Ellie Highwood New Projects Meeting: DYNAMOC, SummerTIME, CLARIFY & SWAAMI
13 Feb AGRIC NIKE
10:00 Brian Hoskins  Cross-equatorial flow and the Hadley Cell
20 Feb AGRIC 1L06 10:00 Emily Black  Improved satellite-based rainfall estimation for Africa
27 Feb AGRIC NIKE
10:00 MONSoon Team (UKMO)  
06 Mar AGRIC NIKE
10:00 Huang-Hsiung Hsu SST, Sea-ice concentration, and the boreal winter 2013-2104 - An example study of the Consortium for Climate Change Study Project
13 Mar AGRIC NIKE
10:00 Ruth Petrie  
20 Mar AGRIC 1L16 10:00 Rowan Sutton  
27 Mar AGRIC 1L16 10:00 Ray Bell  
 
 

Autumn Term 2014


Date  Place Time  Speaker          
Title
10 Oct
AGRIC 1L08 10:00

Daniel Hill    (Leeds)

Modelling the Pliocene Warm Period: A 400ppm CO2 palaeoclimate analogue?
17 Oct AGRIC 1L08  10:00 Alex Archibald (Camb)   CANCELLED
24 Oct AGRIC 1L08  10:00      
31 Oct AGRIC 1L08 10:00    
07 Nov AGRIC 1L08 10:00 Leon Hermanson (UKMO) Decadal Prediction - what next?
14 Nov AGRIC 1L08  10:00 Alan Plumb (MIT) Is the Fluctuation-Dissipation Theorem applicable to atmospheric circulation?
21 Nov AGRIC 1L08 10:00 Peter Watson  (Oxf) Does the ECMWF IFS convection parameterisation with stochastic physics correctly reproduce relationships between convection and the large-scale state?
28 Nov AGRIC 1L08 10:00  Sönke Dagendorf (TBC) Distinguishing external trends from natural variability in Northern European sea levels.
05 Dec AGRIC 1L08 10:00 Bryan Lawrence Trends in Computing for Climate Research; How they play out in MIPs.
12 Dec AGRIC 1L08 10:00 Buwen Dong Dominant role of greenhouse gas forcing in the recovery of Sahel rainfall.
 
 

Summer Term 2014


Date Place Time Speaker Title
02 May
 GU01 10:00    
09 May  GU01 10:00 Dan Hodson An Anatomy of the 1960s Atlantic Cooling.
16 May  GU01 10:00 Grenville Lister & Andy Heaps A Whistle-stop tour of CMS + cfplot  
23 May  GU01 10:00 Gavin Schmidt Mechanisms for amplifying solar-cycle effects on climate.
30 May  GU01 10:00    
06 Jun  GU01 10:00 Erica Thompson 2050 Global Calculator sneak preview: challenges of providing climate information for decision makers.
13 Jun  GU01 10:00 Robin Smith & Till Kuhlbrodt UKESM
20 Jun  GU01 10:00 Jonny Day Can we advance seasonal-to-interannual Arctic climate predictions?
27 Jun  GU01 10:00 Nick Klingaman Why can't models simulate organised tropical convection? Conclusions from a novel model evaluation project.
04 Jul  1L61 10:00 Didier Swingedouw Influence of volcanic eruptions on the bi-decadal variability in the North Atlantic.
 
 

Spring Term 2014


Date Place Time Speaker Title
17 Jan
ESSC 175 10:00  Laura Wilcox The influence of anthropogenic aerosol on multi-decadal variations of historical climate.
24 Jan ESSC 175 10:00    
31 Jan ESSC 175 10:00  Joy Singarayer Millennial-scale variation of the inter tropical convergence zone in the Late Quaternary: meridional shifts or expansion/contraction?  
07 Feb ESSC 175 10:00  Ted Shepherd  The real debate about IPCC science.
14 Feb ESSC 175 10:00    
21 Feb ESSC 175 10:00  Nick Klingaman & Linda Hirons HadGEM3-KPP: Flexible and efficient air-sea coupling for global climate modelling.
28 Feb ESSC 175 10:00  Steve Woolnough  Convection and the Tropical Climate: a random walk?
07 Mar GU01 10:00  Andy Turner  
14 Mar GU01 10:00  Alison Cobb  
21 Mar GU01 10:00  Rowan Sutton  
 
 

Autumn Term 2013


Date Place Time Speaker Title
11 Oct
GU01 10:00 AJ Watling, John Whitlock and Jeremy Walton An update on MONSooN: Joint Met Office/NERC Supercomputer facility and future plans.
18 Oct GU01 10:00    
25 Oct GU01 10:00 Chris Holloway The aggregation of tropical convection in observations, idealised models, and something in between.  
01 Nov GU01 10:00 Emily Black  Biosphere-atmosphere interactions and climate change
08 Nov GU01 10:00    
15 Nov GU01 10:00 Adrian New (NOC) Ocean and Shelf Sea Modelling Activities at the National Oceanography
Centre 
22 Nov GU01 10:00 Massimo Bollasina The South Asian summer monsoon: an ideal test bed for investigating physical processes and mechanisms in the climate system.
29 Nov GU01 10:00 Jon Robson  Predicting the North Atlantic up to a decade ahead.
06 Dec GU01 10:00    
13 Dec GU01 10:00 Vikki Frith and Ed Hawkins  
 
 

Summer Term 2013


Date Place Time Speaker Title
19 Apr
AGRIC GU04 10:00 Ben Booth The Atlantic, hurricanes, drought and aerosols: re-evaluating past changes.
26 Apr AGRIC GU04 10:00    
03 May GU01 10:00 Bill Collins  Climate responses to short-lived climate pollutants  
10 May GU01 10:00 Reinhard Schiemann Results from high resolution modelling with
HadGAM1 and HadGAM3.
17 May GU01 10:00 Tim Woollings What's so special about decadal NAO variability?
24 May GU01 10:00 Neil Chu Hong Better science through superior software: the role of software in modern research.
31 May GU01 10:00 Paul Berrisford Recent developments in ECMWF reanalyses.
07 Jun GU01 10:00 Jeff Ridley The Decline in Arctic Sea Ice.
14 Jun GU01 10:00 Joe Kidston The relationship between the speed and the latitude of the eddy-driven jet; implications for climate change and stratosphere-troposphere coupling.
21 Jun GU01 10:00  Lesley Allison  
28 Jun AGRIC GU04 10:00 Stephanie Bush  
 
 

Spring Term 2013


Date Place Time Speaker Title
18 Jan GU01 10:00  Helene Hewitt  The Decline in Arctic Sea Ice
25 Jan GU01 10:00  Andy Chalmers & Ed Hawkins  (Climate) Science in Parliament and DECC.
01 Feb GU01 10:00  Nick Klingaman  Improving the Madden-Julian oscillation in HadGEM3  
08 Feb GU01 10:00  Danny Feltham Process modelling of melt ponds on sea ice and their parameterisation into a sea ice climate model
15 Feb GU01 10:00  Len Shaffrey TEMPEST
22 Feb GU01 10:00  James Anstey  
01 Mar GU01 10:00  Peter Dueben  Stochastic processors for modelling weather and climate
08 Mar GU01 10:00  Nathaelle Bouttes  Future sea level change
15 Mar GU01 10:00  Paul Williams  Clear-air turbulence in a changing climate.
22 Mar GU01 10:00  David Hassell  
 
 

Autumn Term 2012


Date Place Time Speaker Title
04 Oct

ESSC

Seminar

10:00 Simon Tett (U. Edinburgh) Can observed outgoing radiation constrain climate sensitivity?
12 Oct GU01 10:00 Paul Selwood (Met Office) Hiding I/O Costs in the Unified Model.
19 Oct GU01 10:00 Ed Hawkins What can historical ships logs tell us about past climate?
26 Oct GU01 10:00 Jane Strachan High-resolution GCM simulation of tropical storms through to catastrophe risk assessment: taking climate research through to end-user application.
02 Nov GU01 10:00    
09 Nov GU01 10:00 Scott Osprey Phase-synchronization of tropical variability in CMIP5 simulations of the recent past
16 Nov GU01 10:00 Rowan Sutton  
23 Nov GU01 10:00 Beena Balan Sarojini Annual and seasonal precipitation changes from CMIP5 models over land and ocean.
30 Nov GU01 10:00 Helene Hewitt (Met Office)  
07 Dec GU01 10:00 Anne Verhoef The role of soil thermal properties in land surface models.
14 Dec GU01 10:00 Marie-Estelle Demory Sensitivity of the global hydrological cycle to horizontal resolution in HadGAM.
 
 

Summer Term 2012


Date Place Time Speaker Title
27 Apr GU01 10:00 Steve Easterbrook (Univ. Toronto) The Architecture of Earth System Models, and Why You Should Care
04 May GU01 10:00    
11 May GU01 10:00 Nick Klingaman Will Queensland's rainfall change in a warmer world?
18 May GU01 10:00    
25 May GU01 10:00    
01 Jun GU01 10:00 Remi Tailleux  
08 Jun GU01 10:00    
15 Jun GU01 10:00 Irene Polo  
22 Jun GU01 10:00 Alan Iwi  
29 Jun GU01 10:00 Magdalena Balmaseda (ECMWF)  

Spring Term 2012


Date Place Time Speaker Title
20 Jan GU01 10:00 David Brayshaw Storm tracks and Bjerknes compensation failure: ingredients, constraints and poleward heat transport.
27 Jan GU01 10:00 Andrew Charlton-Perez Ozone, Climate Change and the future of the Southern Hemisphere Jet
03 Feb GU01 10:00 Antje Weisheimer Assessment of representations of model uncertainty in monthly and seasonal forecast ensembles.
10 Feb GU01 10:00 Glenn Carver OpenIFS
17 Feb GU01 10:00    
24 Feb GU01 10:00 Ros Cornforth AFCLIX : Africa Climate Exchange www.afclicx.org
02 Mar GU01 10:00 Till Kuhlbrodt Patterns of ocean heat uptake in the CMIP3 and CMIP5 climate model ensembles
09 Mar GU01 10:00 Rowan Sutton Director's Update
16 Mar GU01 10:00 Stephanie Bush Studying Asian monsoon biases in the Unified Model
23 Mar GU01 10:00 Rich Allan Development of an NCAS Climate Public Engagement Strategy

Autumn Term 2011


Date Place Time Speaker Title
14 Oct GU01 10:00 Rich Allan Observations of Earth's net energy balance in the 2000s
21 Oct GU01 10:00 Jonathan Gregory Anthropogenic forcing and feedback of the Earth system
28 Oct GU01 10:00    
04 Nov GU01 10:00 Tom Osborne Fully integrated assessments of the interactions between crops and climate.
11 Nov GU01 10:00    
18 Nov GU01 10:00 Alan Woolley FAAM
25 Nov GU01 10:00 Nick Barnes Climate Code Foundation
02 Dec GU01 10:00 Manoj Joshi Two examples of how the spectral nature of stellar output affects climate: The European climate response to the Maunder mininum, and suppression of ice and snow albedo feedbacks on planets orbiting red dwarf stars
09 Dec GU01 10:00 Nicola Bray The Campanian Ignimbrite eruption and hominin interaction at the Middle to Upper Palaeolithic Transition

Summer Term 2011


Date Place Time Speaker Title
13 May 1L61 10:00 John Kit Ho
Calibration strategies for climate model projections in impact assessments
20 May AGRIC 1L14 10:00 Graham Mann (Leeds) Aerosol-climate science with the UK Chemistry and Aerosol model (UKCA)
27 May GU01 10:00   NCAS Science Communication meeting
03 Jun 1L61 10:00    
10 Jun 1L61 10:00 Emily Black PAGODA
17 Jun 1L61 10:00 Peter Braesicke (Camb) Chemistry-Climate Modelling with UMUKCA: CCMVal-2 and beyond
24 Jun GU01 10:00 Peter Haynes (Camb)  
01 Jul   10:00    
08 Jul 1L61 10:00 Gerry Devine METAFOR

Spring Term 2011


Date Place Time Speaker Title
14 Jan GU01 10:00 Jonathan Gregory Sea Level Rise
21 Jan GU01 10:00 Rich Allan
Report from Earth's Energy Flows workshon, Bern
28 Jan GU01 10:00 Emily Black Report from NCAS CMIP5 Workshop
04 Feb GU01 10:00 Reinhard Schiemann Forcing and variability of the hydroclimate in Central Asia
11 Feb GU01 10:00 Hilary Weller Gung-ho: The UM Dynamical Core Project.
18 Feb GU01 10:00 Rowan Sutton NCAS-Climate
25 Feb GU01 10:00 Jason Lowe The AVOID project
04 Mar GU01 11:00 Alan Blyth (Leeds) FGAM
11 Mar GU01 10:00 Bablu Sinha (NOCS)
How do ocean dynamics and mountain ranges affect 
northern hemisphere storm tracks?
18 Mar GU01 10:00   New NCAS-Climate Projects (TBC)
25 Mar GU01 10:00 Loïs Steenman-Clark The future of HeCTOR
01 Apr GU01 10:00 Simon Tett (Edinburgh) Constraining Climate Sensitivity using Top Of Atmosphere Radiation Measurements.
15 Apr GU01 11:00 Mike Blackburn Seasonal Climate Discussion Meeting (11am-1pm)

Autumn Term 2010


Date Place Time Speaker Title
22 Oct AGRIC NIKE 11:00 David Andrews (Oxford) Eliassen-Palm, Charney-Drazin, and the development of wave, mean-flow interaction theories in atmospheric dynamics
29 Oct AGRIC 1L04 10:00  
05 Nov AGRIC 1L04 10:00 Postponed until next term
 
12 Nov AGRIC 1L04 10:00 Ellie Highwood Taking aerosols from composition to climate
19 Nov AGRIC 1L04 10:00 Alan Haywood (Leeds) Palaeoclimate Constraints on Earth System Senstivity
26 Nov AGRIC 1L04 10:00   Seasonal Climate Discussion Meeting
03 Dec AGRIC 1L04 10:00 John Methven Identifying the slowly evolving background state of the atmosphere.
10 Dec AGRIC 1L04 10:00    

Summer Term 2010


Date Place Time Speaker Title
14 Apr
GU01 11:00 Led by Mike Blackburn Seasonal Discussion Meeting
30 Apr 1L61 10:00 Leon Hermanson The RAPID ocean observation array at 26.5°N in the HadCM3 model
07 May 1L61 10:00 EGU Week - No Meeting  
14 May 1L06 10:00 Tim Stockdale Seasonal Forecasting at ECMWF
21 May 1L06 10:00 Manoj Joshi The mighty IGCM: its uses in climate research and some new improvements
28 May 1L61 10:00    
04 Jun 1L61 10:00 Ed Hawkins THOR
11 Jun 1L61 10:00 Eric Guilyardi METAFOR
18 Jun 1L61 10:00    
25 Jun 1L61 10:00 Steve Woolnough  
02 Jul
1L61
10:00    
09 Jul 1L61 10:00 David Battisti (U. Washington) The Unimportance of Surface Albedo on Driving Hemispheric Scale Circulation
16 Jul 1L61 10:00 Loïs Steenman-Clark UM issues discussion
23 Jul 1L61 10:00 Nick Klingaman Queensland
30 Jul 1L61 10:00 Peter Stott  

Spring Term 2010


Date Place Time Speaker Title
15 Jan GU01 10:00 Rich Allan Current Changes in the Water Cycle
22 Jan GU01 10:00 Rowan Sutton NCAS-Climate Organisation and Development
29 Jan GU01 10:00 Abdel Hannachi Some issues in the dynamics of the large scale atmosphere.
05 Feb GU01 10:00 Keith Shine Trains and boats and planes and problems in assessing their effect on climate
12 Feb GU01 10:00 Manoj Joshi The IGCM and Climate Research
19 Feb GU01 10:00 Len Shaffrey Using HiGEM to study decadal predictability
26 Feb GU01 10:00 Martin Juckes (BADC) CMIP5 Discussion meeting
05 Mar GU01 10:00 Geraint Vaughn NCAS-Weather
12 Mar GU01 10:00 David Stephenson, Chris Ferro & Stan Yip. Statistical modelling for climate science.
19 Mar GU01 10:00 John Pyle NCAS-Climate Activities in Cambridge
         

Autumn Term 2009


Date Place Time Speaker Title
25/09 1L61 10:00 Joss Matthewman Self-tuning resonance leading to stratospheric sudden warming onset in idealized 3D models
02/10 GU01 10:00    
09/10 GU01 10:00 Rowan Sutton What's going on in NCAS-Climate?
16/10 GU01 10:00 Mike Blackburn Seasonal Climate Discussion: Summer 2009
23/10 GU01 10:00    
30/10 GU01 10:00    
06/11 GU01 10:00 Lesley Gray Overview of stratospheric research in the NCAS Climate group at Reading
13/11 GU01 10:00 Andy Turner Earth System Visioning: developing a new vision and strategic framework for Earth System Research (meeting report)
20/11 GU01 10:00 Loïs Steenman-Clark  
27/11 GU01 10:00 Alan O'Neill NCEO
04/12 GU01 10:00 Simon Tett Detection and Attribution of changes in European Temperature and Precipitation.
11/12 GU01 10:00 Pier Luigi Vidale Using HiGEM to study decadal predictability

Summer Term 2017


 Date  Place  Time  Speaker          
Title
21 Apr GU01
10:00

Rowan Sutton and Ted Shepherd

Discussion on Priorities for IPCC Sixth Assessment Report
28 Apr GU01  10:00 Reinhard Schiemann Mean and extreme precipitation over European river basins: evaluation of the UPSCALE simulations and discussion
05 May GU01 10:00 David Paynter Variations in the Climate Feedback Parameter on Centennial and Millennial Timescales in Two GFDL Models.  
12 May GU01 10:00 Bryan Lawrence and Reinhard Schiemann An introduction to using JASMIN, now and in the future. 
19 May GU01 10:00    
26 May GU01 10:00 Dann Mitchell  HAPPI
02 Jun GU01 10:00    
09 Jun GU01 10:00  

 

16 Jun 10:00    
 
 

Spring Term 2017


 Date  Place  Time   Speaker          
Title
13 Jan
AGRIC Madejski
10:00

 

 
20 Jan AGRIC Madejski 10:00 Rowan Sutton Developments in NCAS:
NB: This meeting is for NCAS staff (core & postdoctoral staff) only. NCAS Climate, AP and CMS staff should make every effort to attend.
27 Jan AGRIC Madejski 10:00 Till Kuhlbrodt and Robin Smith  UKESM: Developments for CMIP6 and beyond  
03 Feb AGRIC Madejski 10:00 Paco Doblas-Reye Climate prediction: Climate modelling driven by climate services.
10 Feb AGRIC Madejski 10:00 Antje Weisheimer Multi-decadal variability in hindcast skill of predicting the winter NAO/PNA.
17 Feb   No Meeting  
24 Feb AGRIC Madejski 10:00 Scott Osprey The 2016 disruption of the QBO and the role of global teleconnections.
03 Mar AGRIC Madejski 10:00 Andrea Alessandri

Multi-scale enhancement of climate prediction over land by increasing the model sensitivity to vegetation variability in EC-Earth.

10 Mar AGRIC Madejski 10:00 Pier Luigi Vidale  
17 Mar AGRIC Madejski 10;00 Kieran Hunt  
24 Mar AGRIC Madejski 10:00 Len Shaffrey

ERA4CS

31 Mar GU01 10:00 Bart van den Hurk  
 
 

 Autumn Term 2016


 Date  Place Time  Speaker          
Title
28 Sep 10:00

Gabi Hegerl

 
07 Oct GU01 10:00 Dilshad Shawki How does the S.Asian monsoon response to regional and remote aerosol emissions?
14 Oct GU01 10:00 Carbon Brief    
21 Oct GU01 10:00 Nic Lewis Bayesian parameter estimate with weak date and when combining evidence
28 Oct GU01 10:00 Walt Robinson
 How willthe storm tracks change? 
04 Nov GU01 10:00 Nicolas Bellouin Easy Aerosol
11 Nov GU01 10:00 Antonio Cofino WRF4G Project: Management of WRF simulations for regional climate simulations
25 Nov GU01 10:00 Adam Sobel

 

02 Dec GU01 10:00 Ted Shepherd Climate Research Division
 
 

Summer Term 2016


 Date  Place Time  Speaker          
Title
15 Apr
AGRIC 1L14
10:00

 Mark Richardson

Reconciled climate response estimates from climate models and the energy budget of Earth.
22 Apr GU01 10:00    
29 Apr GU01 10:00 Ros Hatcher and Annette Osprey  Rose/Cylc and the UM  
06 May GU01 10:00 Nick Klingaman Why does the Super-Parameterized Community Atmosphere Model simulate the Madden-Julian oscillation so well?  Or: 50 ways to kill an MJO.
13 May      No Meeting  
20 May GU01 10:00 Gagi Hegerl * (TBC)  
27 May GU01 10:00 Paul Williams  
03 Jun GU01 10:00 Paul O'Gorman (MIT)

 

10 Jun GU01 10:00  Robin Smith  
 
 

Spring Term 2016


 Date  Place Time  Speaker          
Title
15 Jan
AGRIC 1L08
10:00

Ted Shepherd

The Climate Research Division at the UoR
22 Jan GU01 10:00 Emily Black, Ros Cornforth, Jonny Day & Nick Klingaman   New Projects Meeting
29 Jan GU01 10:00 Adrian Champion    
05 Feb GU01 10:00    
12 Feb GU01 10:00 Pascal Yiou (IPSL)  
19 Feb GU01 10:00    
26 Feb GU01 10:00    
04 Mar GU01 10:00 Rowan Sutton (TBC)

 

11 Mar GU01 10:00    
18 Mar GU01 10:00    
 
 

Autumn Term 2015


 Date  Place Time  Speaker          
Title
02 Oct
GU01
10:00

Michael Byrne (ETHZ)

Land-ocean contrasts under climate change: theory and simulations
09 Oct GU01 10:00 Manoj Joshi (UEA) Mechanisms for the existence of diagonal southern hemisphere convergence zones.
16 Oct GU01 10:00 Nathalie Schaller (Oxf) The role of human influence on climate in recent UK winter floods and their impacts.  
23 Oct GU01 10:00 Remi Tailleux The INSPECT project: overview and progress update.
30 Oct GU01 10:00 Stephanie Johnson Indian summer monsoon seasonal prediction in the Met Office GloSea5-GC2 subseasonal to seasonal prediction system: skill and mechanisms.
06 Nov GU01 10:00 Emma Suckling A semi-operational empirical model for decadal prediction.
13 Nov GU01 10:00 Laura Wilcox, Reinhard Schiemann/Andy Turner + Jon Robson  New Projects Meeting
20 Nov GU01 10:00 Laura Baker

Seasonal forecasting of precipitation in the UK using GloSea5.

27 Nov GU01 10:00 Veronika Eyring (DLR) Earth System Model Evaluation with Observations to Constrain Future Climate Projections.
04 Dec GU01 10:00 Till Kuhlbrodt CRESCENDO
 
 

Summer Term 2015


 Date  Place Time  Speaker         
Title
24 Apr
GU01
10:00 Aditi Sheshadri Seasonal variability of the polar stratospheric vortex in an idealized AGCM with varying  tropospheric wave forcing
01 May GU01 10:00    
08 May GU01 10:00 Nick Klingaman    
15 May GU01 10:00 Rowan Sutton  
22 May GU01 10:00 Pier Luigi (TBC)  PRIMAVERA
29 May GU01 10:00    
05 Jun GU01 10:00 Rich Allan  
12 Jun GU01 10:00 Alex Archibald  
 
 

Spring Term 2015


Date  Place Time  Speaker         
Title
16 Jan
AGRIC NIKE
10:00 Andy Turner, Nick Klingaman & Steeve Woolnough New projects Meeting
23 Jan AGRIC NIKE 10:00 Amanda Charles (Gov. Off. Science) Working for the Government Chief Scientific Adviser
30 Jan AGRIC NIKE 10:00 Helen Johnson (OXF) Reconstructing recent Atlantic overturning variability from surface forcing.  
06 Feb AGRIC NIKE
10:00 Jon Robson, Len Shaffrey, Ellie Highwood New Projects Meeting: DYNAMOC, SummerTIME, CLARIFY & SWAAMI
13 Feb AGRIC NIKE
10:00 Brian Hoskins  Cross-equatorial flow and the Hadley Cell
20 Feb AGRIC 1L06 10:00 Emily Black  Improved satellite-based rainfall estimation for Africa
27 Feb AGRIC NIKE
10:00 MONSoon Team (UKMO)  
06 Mar AGRIC NIKE
10:00 Huang-Hsiung Hsu SST, Sea-ice concentration, and the boreal winter 2013-2104 - An example study of the Consortium for Climate Change Study Project
13 Mar AGRIC NIKE
10:00 Ruth Petrie  
20 Mar AGRIC 1L16 10:00 Rowan Sutton  
27 Mar AGRIC 1L16 10:00 Ray Bell  
 
 

Autumn Term 2014


Date  Place Time  Speaker         
Title
10 Oct
AGRIC 1L08 10:00

Daniel Hill    (Leeds)

Modelling the Pliocene Warm Period: A 400ppm CO2 palaeoclimate analogue?
17 Oct AGRIC 1L08  10:00 Alex Archibald (Camb)   CANCELLED
24 Oct AGRIC 1L08  10:00      
31 Oct AGRIC 1L08 10:00    
07 Nov AGRIC 1L08 10:00 Leon Hermanson (UKMO) Decadal Prediction - what next?
14 Nov AGRIC 1L08  10:00 Alan Plumb (MIT) Is the Fluctuation-Dissipation Theorem applicable to atmospheric circulation?
21 Nov AGRIC 1L08 10:00 Peter Watson  (Oxf) Does the ECMWF IFS convection parameterisation with stochastic physics correctly reproduce relationships between convection and the large-scale state?
28 Nov AGRIC 1L08 10:00  Sönke Dagendorf (TBC) Distinguishing external trends from natural variability in Northern European sea levels.
05 Dec AGRIC 1L08 10:00 Bryan Lawrence Trends in Computing for Climate Research; How they play out in MIPs.
12 Dec AGRIC 1L08 10:00 Buwen Dong Dominant role of greenhouse gas forcing in the recovery of Sahel rainfall.
 
 

Summer Term 2014


Date Place Time Speaker Title
02 May
 GU01 10:00    
09 May  GU01 10:00 Dan Hodson An Anatomy of the 1960s Atlantic Cooling.
16 May  GU01 10:00 Grenville Lister & Andy Heaps A Whistle-stop tour of CMS + cfplot  
23 May  GU01 10:00 Gavin Schmidt Mechanisms for amplifying solar-cycle effects on climate.
30 May  GU01 10:00    
06 Jun  GU01 10:00 Erica Thompson 2050 Global Calculator sneak preview: challenges of providing climate information for decision makers.
13 Jun  GU01 10:00 Robin Smith & Till Kuhlbrodt UKESM
20 Jun  GU01 10:00 Jonny Day Can we advance seasonal-to-interannual Arctic climate predictions?
27 Jun  GU01 10:00 Nick Klingaman Why can't models simulate organised tropical convection? Conclusions from a novel model evaluation project.
04 Jul  1L61 10:00 Didier Swingedouw Influence of volcanic eruptions on the bi-decadal variability in the North Atlantic.
 
 

Spring Term 2014


Date Place Time Speaker Title
17 Jan
ESSC 175 10:00  Laura Wilcox The influence of anthropogenic aerosol on multi-decadal variations of historical climate.
24 Jan ESSC 175 10:00    
31 Jan ESSC 175 10:00  Joy Singarayer Millennial-scale variation of the inter tropical convergence zone in the Late Quaternary: meridional shifts or expansion/contraction?  
07 Feb ESSC 175 10:00  Ted Shepherd  The real debate about IPCC science.
14 Feb ESSC 175 10:00    
21 Feb ESSC 175 10:00  Nick Klingaman & Linda Hirons HadGEM3-KPP: Flexible and efficient air-sea coupling for global climate modelling.
28 Feb ESSC 175 10:00  Steve Woolnough  Convection and the Tropical Climate: a random walk?
07 Mar GU01 10:00  Andy Turner  
14 Mar GU01 10:00  Alison Cobb  
21 Mar GU01 10:00  Rowan Sutton

 

 
 

Autumn Term 2013


Date Place Time Speaker Title
11 Oct
GU01 10:00 AJ Watling, John Whitlock and Jeremy Walton An update on MONSooN: Joint Met Office/NERC Supercomputer facility and future plans.
18 Oct GU01 10:00    
25 Oct GU01 10:00 Chris Holloway The aggregation of tropical convection in observations, idealised models, and something in between.  
01 Nov GU01 10:00 Emily Black  Biosphere-atmosphere interactions and climate change
08 Nov GU01 10:00    
15 Nov GU01 10:00 Adrian New (NOC) Ocean and Shelf Sea Modelling Activities at the National Oceanography
Centre 
22 Nov GU01 10:00 Massimo Bollasina The South Asian summer monsoon: an ideal test bed for investigating physical processes and mechanisms in the climate system.
29 Nov GU01 10:00 Jon Robson  Predicting the North Atlantic up to a decade ahead.
06 Dec GU01 10:00    
13 Dec GU01 10:00 Vikki Frith and Ed Hawkins

 

 
 

Summer Term 2013


Date Place Time Speaker Title
19 Apr
AGRIC GU04 10:00 Ben Booth The Atlantic, hurricanes, drought and aerosols: re-evaluating past changes.
26 Apr AGRIC GU04 10:00    
03 May GU01 10:00 Bill Collins  Climate responses to short-lived climate pollutants  
10 May GU01 10:00 Reinhard Schiemann Results from high resolution modelling with
HadGAM1 and HadGAM3.
17 May GU01 10:00 Tim Woollings What's so special about decadal NAO variability?
24 May GU01 10:00 Neil Chu Hong Better science through superior software: the role of software in modern research.
31 May GU01 10:00 Paul Berrisford Recent developments in ECMWF reanalyses.
07 Jun GU01 10:00 Jeff Ridley The Decline in Arctic Sea Ice.
14 Jun GU01 10:00 Joe Kidston The relationship between the speed and the latitude of the eddy-driven jet; implications for climate change and stratosphere-troposphere coupling.
21 Jun GU01 10:00  Lesley Allison

 

28 Jun AGRIC GU04 10:00 Stephanie Bush

 

 
 

Spring Term 2013


Date Place Time Speaker Title
18 Jan GU01 10:00  Helene Hewitt  The Decline in Arctic Sea Ice
25 Jan GU01 10:00  Andy Chalmers & Ed Hawkins  (Climate) Science in Parliament and DECC.
01 Feb GU01 10:00  Nick Klingaman  Improving the Madden-Julian oscillation in HadGEM3  
08 Feb GU01 10:00  Danny Feltham Process modelling of melt ponds on sea ice and their parameterisation into a sea ice climate model
15 Feb GU01 10:00  Len Shaffrey TEMPEST
22 Feb GU01 10:00  James Anstey  
01 Mar GU01 10:00  Peter Dueben  Stochastic processors for modelling weather and climate
08 Mar GU01 10:00  Nathaelle Bouttes  Future sea level change
15 Mar GU01 10:00  Paul Williams  Clear-air turbulence in a changing climate.
22 Mar GU01 10:00  David Hassell  
 
 

Autumn Term 2012


Date Place Time Speaker Title
04 Oct

ESSC

Seminar

10:00 Simon Tett (U. Edinburgh) Can observed outgoing radiation constrain climate sensitivity?
12 Oct GU01 10:00 Paul Selwood (Met Office) Hiding I/O Costs in the Unified Model.
19 Oct GU01 10:00 Ed Hawkins What can historical ships logs tell us about past climate?
26 Oct GU01 10:00 Jane Strachan High-resolution GCM simulation of tropical storms through to catastrophe risk assessment: taking climate research through to end-user application.
02 Nov GU01 10:00    
09 Nov GU01 10:00 Scott Osprey Phase-synchronization of tropical variability in CMIP5 simulations of the recent past
16 Nov GU01 10:00 Rowan Sutton  
23 Nov GU01 10:00 Beena Balan Sarojini Annual and seasonal precipitation changes from CMIP5 models over land and ocean.
30 Nov GU01 10:00 Helene Hewitt (Met Office)  
07 Dec GU01 10:00 Anne Verhoef The role of soil thermal properties in land surface models.
14 Dec GU01 10:00 Marie-Estelle Demory Sensitivity of the global hydrological cycle to horizontal resolution in HadGAM.
 
 

Summer Term 2012


Date Place Time Speaker Title
27 Apr GU01 10:00 Steve Easterbrook (Univ. Toronto) The Architecture of Earth System Models, and Why You Should Care
04 May GU01 10:00    
11 May GU01 10:00 Nick Klingaman Will Queensland's rainfall change in a warmer world?
18 May GU01 10:00    
25 May GU01 10:00    
01 Jun GU01 10:00 Remi Tailleux  
08 Jun GU01 10:00    
15 Jun GU01 10:00 Irene Polo  
22 Jun GU01 10:00 Alan Iwi  
29 Jun GU01 10:00 Magdalena Balmaseda (ECMWF)  

Spring Term 2012


Date Place Time Speaker Title
20 Jan GU01 10:00 David Brayshaw Storm tracks and Bjerknes compensation failure: ingredients, constraints and poleward heat transport.
27 Jan GU01 10:00 Andrew Charlton-Perez Ozone, Climate Change and the future of the Southern Hemisphere Jet
03 Feb GU01 10:00 Antje Weisheimer Assessment of representations of model uncertainty in monthly and seasonal forecast ensembles.
10 Feb GU01 10:00 Glenn Carver OpenIFS
17 Feb GU01 10:00    
24 Feb GU01 10:00 Ros Cornforth AFCLIX : Africa Climate Exchange www.afclicx.org
02 Mar GU01 10:00 Till Kuhlbrodt Patterns of ocean heat uptake in the CMIP3 and CMIP5 climate model ensembles
09 Mar GU01 10:00 Rowan Sutton Director's Update
16 Mar GU01 10:00 Stephanie Bush Studying Asian monsoon biases in the Unified Model
23 Mar GU01 10:00 Rich Allan Development of an NCAS Climate Public Engagement Strategy

Autumn Term 2011


Date Place Time Speaker Title
14 Oct GU01 10:00 Rich Allan Observations of Earth's net energy balance in the 2000s
21 Oct GU01 10:00 Jonathan Gregory Anthropogenic forcing and feedback of the Earth system
28 Oct GU01 10:00    
04 Nov GU01 10:00 Tom Osborne Fully integrated assessments of the interactions between crops and climate.
11 Nov GU01 10:00    
18 Nov GU01 10:00 Alan Woolley FAAM
25 Nov GU01 10:00 Nick Barnes Climate Code Foundation
02 Dec GU01 10:00 Manoj Joshi Two examples of how the spectral nature of stellar output affects climate: The European climate response to the Maunder mininum, and suppression of ice and snow albedo feedbacks on planets orbiting red dwarf stars
09 Dec GU01 10:00 Nicola Bray The Campanian Ignimbrite eruption and hominin interaction at the Middle to Upper Palaeolithic Transition

Summer Term 2011


Date Place Time Speaker Title
13 May 1L61 10:00 John Kit Ho
Calibration strategies for climate model projections in impact assessments
20 May AGRIC 1L14 10:00 Graham Mann (Leeds) Aerosol-climate science with the UK Chemistry and Aerosol model (UKCA)
27 May GU01 10:00   NCAS Science Communication meeting
03 Jun 1L61 10:00    
10 Jun 1L61 10:00 Emily Black PAGODA
17 Jun 1L61 10:00 Peter Braesicke (Camb) Chemistry-Climate Modelling with UMUKCA: CCMVal-2 and beyond
24 Jun GU01 10:00 Peter Haynes (Camb)

 

01 Jul   10:00    
08 Jul 1L61 10:00 Gerry Devine METAFOR

Spring Term 2011


Date Place Time Speaker Title
14 Jan GU01 10:00 Jonathan Gregory Sea Level Rise
21 Jan GU01 10:00 Rich Allan
Report from Earth's Energy Flows workshon, Bern
28 Jan GU01 10:00 Emily Black Report from NCAS CMIP5 Workshop
04 Feb GU01 10:00 Reinhard Schiemann Forcing and variability of the hydroclimate in Central Asia
11 Feb GU01 10:00 Hilary Weller Gung-ho: The UM Dynamical Core Project.
18 Feb GU01 10:00 Rowan Sutton NCAS-Climate
25 Feb GU01 10:00 Jason Lowe The AVOID project
04 Mar GU01 11:00 Alan Blyth (Leeds) FGAM
11 Mar GU01 10:00 Bablu Sinha (NOCS)
How do ocean dynamics and mountain ranges affect 
northern hemisphere storm tracks?
18 Mar GU01 10:00   New NCAS-Climate Projects (TBC)
25 Mar GU01 10:00 Loïs Steenman-Clark The future of HeCTOR
01 Apr GU01 10:00 Simon Tett (Edinburgh) Constraining Climate Sensitivity using Top Of Atmosphere Radiation Measurements.
15 Apr GU01 11:00 Mike Blackburn Seasonal Climate Discussion Meeting (11am-1pm)

Autumn Term 2010


Date Place Time Speaker Title
22 Oct AGRIC NIKE 11:00 David Andrews (Oxford) Eliassen-Palm, Charney-Drazin, and the development of wave, mean-flow interaction theories in atmospheric dynamics
29 Oct AGRIC 1L04 10:00  
05 Nov AGRIC 1L04 10:00 Postponed until next term
 
12 Nov AGRIC 1L04 10:00 Ellie Highwood Taking aerosols from composition to climate
19 Nov AGRIC 1L04 10:00 Alan Haywood (Leeds) Palaeoclimate Constraints on Earth System Senstivity
26 Nov AGRIC 1L04 10:00   Seasonal Climate Discussion Meeting
03 Dec AGRIC 1L04 10:00 John Methven Identifying the slowly evolving background state of the atmosphere.
10 Dec AGRIC 1L04 10:00    

Summer Term 2010


Date Place Time Speaker Title
14 Apr
GU01 11:00 Led by Mike Blackburn Seasonal Discussion Meeting
30 Apr 1L61 10:00 Leon Hermanson The RAPID ocean observation array at 26.5°N in the HadCM3 model
07 May 1L61 10:00 EGU Week - No Meeting  
14 May 1L06 10:00 Tim Stockdale Seasonal Forecasting at ECMWF
21 May 1L06 10:00 Manoj Joshi The mighty IGCM: its uses in climate research and some new improvements
28 May 1L61 10:00    
04 Jun 1L61 10:00 Ed Hawkins THOR
11 Jun 1L61 10:00 Eric Guilyardi METAFOR
18 Jun 1L61 10:00    
25 Jun 1L61 10:00 Steve Woolnough  
02 Jul
1L61
10:00    
09 Jul 1L61 10:00 David Battisti (U. Washington) The Unimportance of Surface Albedo on Driving Hemispheric Scale Circulation
16 Jul 1L61 10:00 Loïs Steenman-Clark UM issues discussion
23 Jul 1L61 10:00 Nick Klingaman Queensland
30 Jul 1L61 10:00 Peter Stott  

Spring Term 2010


Date Place Time Speaker Title
15 Jan GU01 10:00 Rich Allan Current Changes in the Water Cycle
22 Jan GU01 10:00 Rowan Sutton NCAS-Climate Organisation and Development
29 Jan GU01 10:00 Abdel Hannachi Some issues in the dynamics of the large scale atmosphere.
05 Feb GU01 10:00 Keith Shine Trains and boats and planes and problems in assessing their effect on climate
12 Feb GU01 10:00 Manoj Joshi The IGCM and Climate Research
19 Feb GU01 10:00 Len Shaffrey Using HiGEM to study decadal predictability
26 Feb GU01 10:00 Martin Juckes (BADC) CMIP5 Discussion meeting
05 Mar GU01 10:00 Geraint Vaughn NCAS-Weather
12 Mar GU01 10:00 David Stephenson, Chris Ferro & Stan Yip. Statistical modelling for climate science.
19 Mar GU01 10:00 John Pyle NCAS-Climate Activities in Cambridge
         

Autumn Term 2009


Date Place Time Speaker Title
25/09 1L61 10:00 Joss Matthewman Self-tuning resonance leading to stratospheric sudden warming onset in idealized 3D models
02/10 GU01 10:00    
09/10 GU01 10:00 Rowan Sutton What's going on in NCAS-Climate?
16/10 GU01 10:00 Mike Blackburn Seasonal Climate Discussion: Summer 2009
23/10 GU01 10:00    
30/10 GU01 10:00    
06/11 GU01 10:00 Lesley Gray Overview of stratospheric research in the NCAS Climate group at Reading
13/11 GU01 10:00 Andy Turner Earth System Visioning: developing a new vision and strategic framework for Earth System Research (meeting report)
20/11 GU01 10:00 Loïs Steenman-Clark  
27/11 GU01 10:00 Alan O'Neill NCEO
04/12 GU01 10:00 Simon Tett Detection and Attribution of changes in European Temperature and Precipitation.
11/12 GU01 10:00 Pier Luigi Vidale Using HiGEM to study decadal predictability

 

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            <td><span style="color: #000000;"> 02 Oct<br /></span>
            </td>
            <td><strong><span style="color: #ff0000;"><span style="color: #000000;">GU01</span><br /></span></strong>
            </td>
            <td>10:00</td>
            <td>
                <p>Michael Byrne (ETHZ)</p>
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            <td>Land-ocean contrasts under climate change: theory and simulations</td>
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            <td>09 Oct</td>
            <td><strong><span style="color: #ff0000;"><span style="color: #000000;">GU01</span></span></strong>
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            <td>10:00</td>
            <td>Manoj Joshi (UEA)</td>
            <td>Mechanisms for the existence of diagonal southern hemisphere convergence zones.</td>
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            <td>16 Oct</td>
            <td><span style="color: #000000;"><strong><span style="color: #ff0000;"><span style="color: #000000;">GU01</span></span> </strong> </span>
            </td>
            <td>10:00</td>
            <td>Nathalie Schaller (Oxf)</td>
            <td>The role of human influence on climate in recent UK winter floods and their impacts.</td>
            <td>&nbsp;</td>
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            <td>23 Oct</td>
            <td><span style="color: #000000;"><strong><span style="color: #ff0000;"><span style="color: #000000;">GU01</span></span> </strong> </span>
            </td>
            <td>10:00</td>
            <td>Remi Tailleux</td>
            <td>The INSPECT project: overview and progress update.</td>
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            <td>30 Oct</td>
            <td><span style="color: #000000;"><strong><span style="color: #ff0000;"><span style="color: #000000;">GU01</span></span> </strong> </span>
            </td>
            <td>10:00</td>
            <td>Stephanie Johnson</td>
            <td>Indian summer monsoon seasonal prediction in the Met Office GloSea5-GC2 subseasonal to seasonal prediction system: skill and mechanisms.</td>
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            <td>06 Nov</td>
            <td><strong><span style="color: #ff0000;"><strong><span style="color: #ff0000;"><span style="color: #000000;">GU01</span></span></strong> </span> </strong>
            </td>
            <td>10:00</td>
            <td>Emma Suckling</td>
            <td>A semi-operational empirical model for decadal prediction.</td>
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            <td>13 Nov</td>
            <td><span style="color: #000000;"><strong><span style="color: #ff0000;"><span style="color: #000000;">GU01</span></span> </strong> </span>
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            <td>10:00</td>
            <td>Laura Wilcox, Reinhard Schiemann/Andy Turner + Jon Robson</td>
            <td>&nbsp;New Projects Meeting</td>
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            <td>20 Nov</td>
            <td><span style="color: #000000;"><strong><span style="color: #ff0000;"><span style="color: #000000;">GU01</span></span> </strong> </span>
            </td>
            <td>10:00</td>
            <td>Laura Baker</td>
            <td>
                <p>Seasonal forecasting of precipitation in the UK using GloSea5.</p>
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            <td>27 Nov</td>
            <td><span style="color: #000000;"><strong><span style="color: #ff0000;"><span style="color: #000000;">GU01</span></span> </strong> </span>
            </td>
            <td>10:00</td>
            <td>Veronika Eyring (DLR)</td>
            <td>Earth System Model Evaluation with Observations to Constrain Future Climate Projections.</td>
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            <td>04 Dec</td>
            <td><span style="color: #000000;"><strong><span style="color: #ff0000;"><span style="color: #000000;">GU01</span></span> </strong> </span>
            </td>
            <td>10:00</td>
            <td>Till Kuhlbrodt</td>
            <td>CRESCENDO</td>
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