2006

 

Date

Speaker (Affiliation)

Title

01/03

Robert Herman (JPL)

Variability of Water Vapor in the Middle and Upper Troposphere

01/10

Hyman Hartman (MIT)

Global Catastrophe and Microbiology

01/17

William Patzert (JPL)

Southern California Rainfall 101

01/24

John Zarnecki (Open University)

Titan: the View from Huygens (and other thoughts on ExoMars and Stardust)

01/31

Mike Tice (Caltech)

The Life and Death of an Early Hydrogen Economy

02/07

Mark Allen (JPL)

Is Mars Alive?

02/14

Pin Chen (JPL)

Noise-Immune, Cavity-Enhanced Spectroscopy and Ultra-sensitive Atmospheric Measurements

02/21

Candice Hansen (JPL)

Cassini UVIS Observations of Enceladus' plume

02/28

Wei-Ting Chen (Caltech)

Sensitivity of Multiangle Imaging to Optical and Microphysical Properties of Biomass Burning Aerosols

03/01

Thomas Orlando (Georgia Tech)

Non-thermal reactions on and within low-temperature ice: the relevance to planetary science

03/07

Amanda Hendrix (JPL)

Cassini UVIS Observations of Saturn¡¦s Icy Moons

03/14

Jonathan Jiang (JPL)

Advancing Arctic Climate Study: A combined observations and modeling approach

03/21

Ou Wang (JPL)

Temperature-Salinity Variability on Density Surfaces in the Pycnocline of the Eastern Equatorial Pacific Ocean Associated with El Niño

03/28

Yang Chen (Michigan)

Aerosol Indirect Effect: observational Evidence and Uncertainty Analysis

04/04

Tristan L¡¦Ecuyer (CSU)

New Large-scale Energy and Water Cycle Datasets from TRMM and the A-Train:
Application to Evaluating Climate Models

04/11

Sheo Shanker Prasad (Creative Research)

Intriguing N2O quantum yields in UV photolysis of O3 in air: Challenges & Rewards

04/18

Annmarie Eldering (JPL)

New Results and Insights into Tropospheric Composition from TES ¡V
The Tropospheric Emission Spectrometer

04/18

Annmarie Eldering (JPL)

New Results and Insights into Tropospheric Composition from TES ¡V
The Tropospheric Emission Spectrometer

04/25

Nicholas Heavens (Caltech)

Margarita Marinova (Caltech)

Smelling Cows (and Gas Seeps) at 700 km: The Remote Sensing of Surface Methane Fluxes
Warming Mars with Artificial Greenhouse Gases

05/02

Julianne Moses (USRA)

Saturn¡¦s Variable Atmospheric Structure and Chemistry ( at 11 am in the Salvatori Conference Room! )

05/09

Hartmut Boesch (JPL)

Space-based NIR CO2 retrievals: Testing the OCO retrieval and validation concept using SCIAMACHY Measurements over Park Falls, Wisconsin

05/16

Zane Crawford (Colorado)

Untangling Europa: Modeling Icy Moons as Viscoelastic Bodies

05/23

Alexander Ruzmaikin (JPL)

The Nile, Nilometer, and Solar Variability

05/30

Giovanna Tinetti (IAP)

Characterizing Extrasolar Planets with Reflection, Emission and Transmission Spectroscopy

06/06

Dave Camp (Washington)

Solar Cycle and QBO Influence on the Stratospheric Polar Night Vortex

06/13

Hongchun Li (USC)

What can we know about Asian monsoon climate from speleothem records?

06/20

Margaret Pan (Caltech)

Shaping the Kuiper Belt Size Spectrum

06/27

Nancy Kiang (GISS)

Coevolution of Photosynthesis with the Atmosphere on Extrasolar Worlds:

Pigment Spectra for Organisms Living Around M Dwarfs

07/04

***

No Seminar (Institute Holiday)

07/11

SURF student presentations

Dane Tice

Andrew Lee

Tom Tyranowski

Mike Underhill

Alex Tsoi

 

Radiative Transfer Models: Herman¡¦s Spherical Shell with Polarization and Aerosols

Inversion Analysis of N2O Sources and Sinks

Investigation of the relationship between the MJO and Aerosols

Comparison of Atmospheric Concentrations of Greenhouse Gases on Earth

Statistical Analysis of Column Ozone Data

07/16

Chris Parkinson (Caltech)

Venus Express

07/18

Hagit Afek (Caltech)

Seasonal and diurnal variations in 13C18O16O in air: Initial observations from Pasadena, CA

07/25

Jason Weibel (Caltech)

New, Improved KINETICS model

08/01

Chris Lee (Caltech)

Super-rotation in a Simplified Venus General Circulation Model

08/08

Tony Lee (JPL)

Decadal Variability in the Indo-Pacific Ocean
inferred from satellite data, modeling, and data assimilation

08/15

Subarna Bhattacharyya (JNCASR)

A wavelet analysis of possible connections between solar processes and Indian monsoon rainfall

08/22

Claire Newman (Caltech)

Simulating Titan's atmosphere with a three-dimensional general circulation model, TitanWRF

08/29

Baijun Tian (JPL)

Modulation of the Diurnal Cycle of Tropical Convective Clouds by the MJO

09/05

S.K. Bhattacharya (PRL, India)

Nuclear spin-induced isotope effect in photodissociation of CO2

and possible nuclear spin effect in case of stratospheric CO2

09/12

Greg Lawson (Caltech)

Data Assimilation - easier to understand than you think...

09/19

Deborah Vane (JPL)

Cloudsat's new perspective of our Earth's weather and storms

09/26

Chris Boxe (JPL)

Grain Sizes, Surface Areas, and Porosities of Vapor-Deposited H2O Ices Used in the Temperature Range 83.5-261 K: Simulation of Surfaces of Icy Satellites and Terrestrial Snow-Covered Regions

10/03

Le Kuai (Caltech)

CFD simulation study of the flow field in a tornado-like vortex

10/10

No seminar

DPS meeting

10/17

Xin Guo (Caltech)

From LA to Lhasa - A warmed globe, a picture slideshow

10/24

David Crisp (JPL)

Measuring CO2 from Space: the Orbiting Carbon Observatory Mission

10/31

Bob Pappalardo (JPL)

The Hidden Ocean of Europa

11/06 (Monday)

Typhoon Lee (Academia Sinica)

Why does our solar system have a characteristic NORMAL isotopic signature?

11/14

Xu Zhang (JPL)

Infrared Absorption Spectroscopy of Organic Radicals in Cryogenic Matrices

11/21

Ming Luo (JPL)

The influence of a priori data and instrument characteristics on nadir atmospheric species retrievals - comparison of carbon monoxide measurements by TES and MOPITT

11/28

Deanne Rogers (Caltech)

Geology and Surface Mineralogy of Mars from Thermal Infrared Data: Latest Results from MGS, Odyssey and MER

12/05

No Seminar

AGU presentation practice

12/12

No Seminar

AGU Fall Meeting 2006

12/19

No Seminar

Winter Recess

12/26

No Seminar

Christmas