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Selected Webcasts from UCARConnect


Navigating Scientific Borderlands and Subcultures

Oct. 23rd, 2014, Dr. Joe Bassi, from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University –

The Recent Decline in Solar Activity

Cycles 23 and 24 mark a change in solar activity in recent times.
Sun Research

Solar Flares and Coronal Mass Ejections

Solar eruptions, in the forms of solar flares and coronal mass ejections (CMEs), are the most energetic phenomena in the solar system.

Ocean, Atmosphere, and Climate Model Assessment for Everyone

Dr. Richard Signell of the U.S. Geologic Survey is the recipient of Unidata's 2014 Russell L. DeSouza Award.
NOAA Hurricane Forecast Improvement Project

Hurricane Forecast Improvement Project

Robert (Bob) Gall, Development Manager of HFIP, NOAA, and the former Director of NCAR's Mesoscale and Microscale Meteorology Division, discusses t
Jon Petch, UK Met Office

Developing a Seamless Modelling System

Dr. Jon Petch, head of the UK Met Office's Science Partnerships, touches on what he means by a seamless model, how it is used, the challenges for development and how the MET Office can work together with others to improve this system.
Presentation by Professor Dame Julia Slingo

Weather Forecasting, Climate Prediction, and Partnership

During a summer visit to NCAR, Professor Dame Julia Slingo, Met Office Chief Scientist, shares recent successes in climate prediction and weather forecasting from the UK Met Office, as well as future prospects for partnership and collaboration.
Proposal Success Abstract

Science Proposal Success

Former NCAR Advanced Study Program Director and Senior Scientist Emeritus, William Cooper, presents useful advice to early-career scientists on wh
Dan Kahan, Climate Science & Cultural Cognition

Communicating Climate Science in a Polluted Climate Environment

NESL Distinguished Lecturer Series with Dan Kahan, Professor, Yale Law School and Yale's Cultural Cognition Project
IPCC AR5: Process, Projections, and Prediction image

Inside the IPCC Climate Science Assessments: From 1990 to 2013

A look into the creation of the IPCC climate assessments and how the effort and process that goes into them has evolved since the First Assessment Report in 1990.

Earth's Energy Imbalance

"Global warming" from increased greenhouse gases really refers to a global energy imbalance at the top-of-atmosphere (TOA). Kevin Trenberth discusses physical processes that contribute to this imbalance.
Tony Lieserowitz, Communicating Climate Change

Communicating Climate Change in the U.S

A report on recent trends in Americans' understanding of climate change.