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Weekly CIG Seminar: Fall Quarter Schedule 2001


Fri Oct 5 12:15

Norman Treloar, Centre for Climate Applications (Dept of Primary Industries, Queensland, Australia)

(1) Astronomical tidal influences on climate variability
(2) A demo of FlowCast (streamflow forecasting) software ... For background, see "A Decision Support System for Improving Water Use Efficiency in the Northern Murray-Darling Basin" (large pdf).

Oct 9

Jan Newton, Washington Department of Ecology and UW Oceanography

South Puget Sound Nutrient Study: Application of the Environmental Fluid Dynamics Code (EFDC) model to simulate hydrodynamics, water quality, and climate variability in South Puget Sound ... For background, see the overview of the South Puget Sound Nutrient Study project. Click here to download the presentation files (view in slide show mode to see the movies!)

Oct 16

Dan Vimont, JISAO

The Seasonal Footprinting Mechanism: A means by which mid-latitude atmospheric variability can affect interannual and decadal variability in the tropics.

Oct 23

Mitsuhiro Kawase, UW Oceanography

Puget Sound historical long-term climate variability

Oct 30

Ed Miles, CIG

Planning for the January Water Policy Meeting ... See links here for information about the July Water Policy Meeting.

Nov 6

James Morison, UW Applied Physics Laboratory

The Study of Environmental Arctic Change (SEARCH) ... For background, see SEARCH web site.

Nov 13

Andy Wood, UW Civil Engineering

Experimental Real-time Seasonal Hydrologic Forecasting
Abstract / Presentation

Nov 20

Lance Vail, Pacific Northwest National Laboratories

Impact of Climate on the Lower Yakima River Basin
Abstract / Presentation

Nov 27

Jim Baker, former Undersecretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and Administrator of NOAA in the Clinton Administration

Learning to Manage the Environment: Successes and Failures in the Clinton/Gore Administration

Dec 4

Mike Wallace, JISAO, Nate Mantua, CIG, Craig Brown, Atmospheric Sciences

Extreme PNW weather events and their relationships with the Arctic Oscillation and Pacific North America circulation patterns

Dec 11

No seminar this week




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