2005

 

Date

Speaker (Affiliation)

Title

01/04

Hyman Hartman (MIT)

Catastrophe and Biology

01/11

Ulyana Dyudina (Caltech)

Lightning on Jupiter as a Probe of Water Abundance

01/18

Denise Hagan

Validating AIRS UT/LS Retrievals Using High Accuracy Balloon and Aircraft In situ Measurements

01/25

Manuel de la Torre Juarez (JPL)

Thermal Structure of the Tropical Upper Troposphere / Lower Stratosphere as Observed from Occultation Measurements

01/26

Annalisa Bracco (ICTP, Italy)

Vortex Generation by Topography in the Labrador Sea

02/01

Hartmut Aumann (JPL)

Two Years of AIRS Hyper-spectral Measurements for Climate Research: Carbon Dioxide and Nitrous Oxide Effects

02/08

Ignacio Mosqueira (NASA Ames)

On the Origin of the Saturnian Satellite System: Did Iapetus Form In-situ?

02/15

Duane Waliser (JPL)

Monsoon Science: A Report on the 3rd International WMO Workshop on Monsoons

02/22

Jim Kasting (Pennsylvania State University)

The Prebiotic Atmosphere: How to Calculate O2 and O3 Concentrations on an Uninhabited Planet (or a Frozen One!)

03/01

Chris Walker (Caltech)

Response of Idealized Hadley Circulations to Seasonally Varying Heating

03/08

(I) Xin (Vincent) Guo (Caltech)

(II) Chris Parkinson (Caltech)

(I) The (Preliminary) Retrieval of Ozone Density Profile Using Polarization Information

(II) Hydrodynamic Escape from Planetary Atmospheres

03/15

Jonathan Lunine (University of Arizona)

What do the Huygens Results say for Titan's Origin and Early Evolution?

03/22

Yufang Jin (University of California at Irvine)

Monitoring Surface Albedo Change Using MODIS Satellite Observations

03/29

Kevin Pang

Ancient Observations Reveal how a Variable Sun has Changed the Earthˇ¦s Climate

04/05

Mao-Chang Liang (Caltech)

Production of Oxidants in the Atmosphere of a Snowball Earth

04/12

Roman Glazman (JPL)

Satellite Magnetometry of Ocean Circulation

04/19

Daniel Feldman (Caltech)

Exploring the Retrieval of Thermal Infrared Cooling Rate Profiles

04/26

Dimitris Menemenlis (JPL)

Sea-level Difference between the Atlantic and the Mediterranean Driven by Winds Near Gibraltar

05/03

Hui Su (UCLA)

Mechanisms for Lagged Atmospheric Response to ENSO SST Forcing

05/10

Shabari Basu (Caltech)

Simulation of the Martian Dust Cycle with the GFDL Mars GCM

05/17

Pamela Conrad (JPL)

A Bipolar Year: What we can Learn about Planetary Habitability from Studying Arctic and Antarctic Cryptoendoliths

05/24

Christopher Boxe (Caltech)

Nitrate Photochemistry in Ice and Interrelated Chemical Phenomena

05/31

Chia-chi Wang (University of California at Irvine)

ITCZ Breakdown in Three-dimensional Flows and its Role in the Central/Eastern Tropical Pacific

06/07

Robert West (JPL)

Titan Atmosphere Observations from the Cassini Imaging Science Subsystem, the Ultraviolet Imaging Spectrograph and the Huygens Descent Imager and Spectro-radiometer

06/14

Antigona Segura (Caltech)

Biomarkers on Earth-like Planets around M Dwarfs

06/21

Amy Braverman & Eric Fetzer (JPL)

Mining Massive Earth Science Data Sets for Large Scale Structure

06/28

Lin Feng (Caltech)

Cavity Ringdown Studies of Environmental Gas Species and Aerosols

07/05

Baijun Tian (Caltech)

Vertical Structure and Spatio-temporal Evolution of the Madden-Julian Oscillation Based on the Atmospheric Infrared Sounder Data

07/12

Edward Young (UCLA)

Supra-Canonical Initial 26Al/27Al in the Solar Proto-Planetary Disk: A Clue to the Time Scale of Disk Evolution

07/19

Zhonghua Yang (Caltech)

Effect of Including CO2 Vertical Profiles on Partitioning Carbon Sources and Sinks between Hemispheres in Atmospheric Inversions

07/26

Roger Davies (JPL)

Where is the Missing Mass of Cloud Water in the Earth's Atmosphere Hiding, and how do we Find it?

08/02

Jon Bergengren (JPL)

Earth System Modeling: Exploring the Interactions of the Terrestrial Biosphere with Climate Change

08/09

Victoria Meadows (Caltech)

Synthetic Spectra of Extrasolar Terrestrial Planets with the NASA Astrobiology Institute's Virtual Planetary Laboratory

08/16

Brian Kahn (UCLA)

Towards Characterizing Cirrus Clouds with the Atmospheric Infrared Sounder

08/23

Olga Kalashnikova (JPL)

Multiangle Imaging Spectro-Radiometer (MISR) Retrievals of Nonspherical Mineral Dust

08/30

Hui Su (JPL)

Upper Tropospheric Water Vapor, Cloud and SST: New Findings from Aura MLS Observations

09/06

-

No Seminar (DPS Meeting)

09/13

-

No Seminar (Yuk Yung on Vacation)

09/20

Norden Huang (NASA Goddard)

On the Trend, Detrend and Variability of Nonlinear and Nonstationary Time Series

09/27

Paul Oˇ¦Gorman (Caltech)

Moisture Flux and Condensation in Turbulent Flows

10/04

Jui-Lin Li (JPL)

Representation of Moist Processes in General Circulation Models: An Overview

10/11

Nir Krakauer (Caltech)

Highlights from the International Carbon Dioxide Conference

10/18

Richard Terrile (JPL)

Retrieval of Extra-Solar Planetary Spectra Using Evolutionary Computational Methods

10/25

Robert Korty (MIT)

Hurricane-Ocean Interactions and Climate

11/01

Dylan Jones (University of Toronto)

Integrating Future Satellite Observations of CO and CO2 to Quantify Terrestrial Carbon Fluxes

11/08

Jonathan Jiang (JPL)

Climatological Characteristics of Tropical Tropopause Parameters Derived from Satellite Observations

11/15

Herbert Pickett (JPL)

First HOx Results from the Microwave Limb Sounder on the Aura Satellite

11/22

Margarita Marinova (Caltech

Scientific Exploration & Adventures in the Sahara Desert in Egypt

11/29

Klaus Pontoppidan (Caltech)

The structure and chemistry of planet-forming disks as seen by Spitzer

12/06

-

No Seminar (AGU Meeting)

12/13

Stephen Leroy (Harvard)

Attributing Climate Change Using GPS Occultation

12/20

Ki-Weon Seo (JPL)

Terrestrial water storage changes from GRACE