Saturday, March 17, 2012


date: Thu, 10 Sep 2009 12:05:22 +0100
from: Phil Jones <>
subject: Re: Met Office Seminars
to: "Willett, Kate" <>,<>, <>,<>


I've let a few more know here. I think this will likely work
through the Audio Visual Centre here. We've had at least one project
meeting this way.

Good luck with the heffalumps!


At 10:25 10/09/2009, Willett, Kate wrote:
>Hello, hope all is well in the world of CRU. I've now moved up in the
>world to the exciting role of CR Seminar Co-ordinator - well I think I
>was the only one who could be bothered to take it on or something like
>that. Anyway, we do occasionally do a video link up to Wallingford but I
>don't really see why we couldn't do video link-ups to CRU/Tyndall/ENV if
>it was ever desired and assuming you have the right facilities at your
>end. Could it even be something useful for the MSc course?
>So, I've put a list of all the seminars this Autumn in this email. If
>you could pass this on to anyone who you think might be interested that
>would be great and let me know if there are any seminars you would be
>interested in seeing and I'll try and organise a link up. I haven't
>discovered whether we can simultaneously link up to more than one
>location at a time yet but Wallingford rarely request a link up anyway.
>On another note, I'm sending our summer student Richard Pope back with a
>large amount of past significant weather data and a keen interest in
>climate research if I haven't completely destroyed his brain with
>squiggly timeseries and long IDL code. Might be worth looking out for as
>a future PhD candidate/ interesting final year project.
>Enjoy the rest of the summer!
>Tue, 15th Sep 2009, 11:00 Green Island 1:
>Anders Persson (11:00-11:30): What is a "Rossby Wave"?
>Fri, 18th Sep 2009 11:00 Green Island 2: EXTERNAL
>Gil Compo (CIRES Climate Diagnotic Center and NOAA Physical Sciences
>Division, Earth System Research Laboratory, Boulder, CO, USA):
>Developing the surface input reanalysis for climate applications (SIRCA)
>Tue, 22nd Sep 2009, 11:00 Green Island 1:
>Cyril Morcrette (11:00-11:30): Analysis of cloud increment diagnostics:
>the inner workings of PC2
>Tue, 29th Sep 2009 11:00 Green Island 1: EXTERNAL
>Tue, 6th Oct 2009 11:00 Green Island 3+4):
>Chun Kit Ho (11:00-11:30): TBC
>Kate Willett (11:30-12:00): Honey, hotpants and heffalumps: deciphering
>the good, the dodgy and bizarre observational data
>Tue,13th Oct 2009, 11:00 Green Island 1: EXTERNAL
>Bethan Harris (Department of Meteorology, University of Reading,
>Reading, UK):
>Mon, 19th Oct 2009, 11:00 Green Island 1:
>Jeff Ridley (11:00-12:00): One step beyond the pole: a review of
>advances in Polar science
>Tue, 27th Oct 2009, 11:00 Green Island 1:
>Jamie Rae (11:00-11:20): The ice2sea project
>Rutger Dankers (11:20-11:40): TBC
>Bruce Ingleby (11:40-12:00): A quick look at Arctic buoys in NWP
>Tue, 3rd Nov 2009, 11:00 Green Island 1:
>Peter Thorne (11:00-11:20): Nature and Science: New York Times or New
>York Post?
>Ann Keen (11:20-11:40): Why has the Arctic sea ice extent reduced so
>much in recent summers?
>Helene Hewitt (11:40-12:00): A quick overview of sea ice modelling and
>future challenges
>Wed, 4th Nov 2009 14:00 Green Island 2: EXTERNAL
>Olaf Morgenstern (NIWA, New Zealand):
>The Northern Annular Mode in the CCMVal-2 simulations: Anthropogenic
>Tue, 10th Nov 2009, 14:00 Green Island 1:
>Holly Titchner (11:00-11:30): Development of a global sea ice dataset
>Matt Palmer (11:30-12:00): High latitude ocean convection: a conduit for
>warming the deep ocean?
>Thur, 26th Nov 2009, 11:00 Green Island 1: EXTERNAL
>Dargan M. W. Frierson (Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of
>Washington, Seattle, WA, USA):
>Simple Models of the Effect of Moisture on the Global Circulation of the
>Wed, 2nd Dec 2009, 11:00 Green Island 1:
>Alejandro Bodas (11:00-11:30): COSP: a satellite simulation software
>Johnny Williams (11:30-11:50): Dynamical regimes in the atmosphere
>Dr Kate Willett Climate Research Scientist
>Met Office Hadley Centre, Exeter, UK
>Tel: +44(0)139288(4288) Fax: +44(0)1392885681

Prof. Phil Jones
Climatic Research Unit Telephone +44 (0) 1603 592090
School of Environmental Sciences Fax +44 (0) 1603 507784
University of East Anglia
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