Meetings and seminars

Lunchtime Seminars – Summer Term 2017

Lunchtime Seminars take place on Tuesdays from 13:00 to 13:50 in the Sutcliffe Lecture Theatre, Meteorology Building GU01, University of Reading, Earley Gate. The Meteorology and Agriculture Buildings can be located using the "find us" link at the bottom of this page. Seminars are given by students and staff in the Department and cover a broad range of topics related to weather and climate. Everyone is welcome to attend.

For a copy of the schedule please click here


3 May* Naomi Smith
How under-ice melt ponds affect their surroundings in the Arctic
9 May Keith Shine
Special Climate Change Seminar
The 50th anniversary of one of the most important papers in climate science
16 May Ambrogio Volonte
Birth and life of a Sting Jet: the case of Windstorm Tini
23 May Maria Vittoria Guarino
The effects of directional wind shear on orographic gravity wave breaking
31 May* Jake Gristey
Understanding the Earth's energy flows from a constellation of satellites
6 June Nick Byrne
Jet transitions and vortex breakdowns: A case of non-stationary climate variability in the Southern Hemisphere
13 June Chris Scott
Keynotye Seminar
Once upon a... WHAT?!! - A pedantic parent's guide to scientific illiteracy in pre-school storytelling
20 June Caroline Sandford
Radar QPE developments using the linear depolarisation ratio
27 June Renato Braghiere
Improving the treatment of vegetation canopy architecture in radiative transfer schemes
* Due to the bank holiday this seminar will take place on Wednesday

Any questions about the programme? Or would you like to present a Lunchtime Seminar in the future? Contact: Ross Herbert

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