MAPP Webinar Series

Disseminating research results and connecting scientists

The MAPP program organizes monthly webinars to enable better communication among MAPP PIs, provide PIs with an opportunity to publicize their research results and better connect with NOAA labs.


For additional information about the Webinar series, please contact Dan Barrie (daniel.barrie@noaa.gov).

2012 - 2013 Webinar Series
Date/Time Title
September 25, 2012
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET
Evaluation of Reanalysis Products
  Speakers: Edmund Chang (Stony Brook University)
Michela Biasutti (Columbia University)
Ron Lindsay (University of Washington)
October 9, 2012
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM ET
CMIP5 Evaluation
 Speakers: Justin Sheffield (Princeton University)
Xianan Jiang (University of California, Los Angeles)
Julienne Stroeve (National Snow and Ice Data Center)
Zaitao Pan (St. Louis University)
November 13, 2012
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM ET
CMIP5 Projections
 Speakers: Eric Maloney (Colorado State University)
Kristopher Karnauskas (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
Paul Dirmeyer (Center for Ocean Land Atmosphere Studies; George Mason University)
Rym Msadek (Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory)
December 11, 2012
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM ET
Model Development and Analysis
 Speakers: Joao Teixeira (NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory)
Ning Zeng (University of Maryland)
Tom Hamill (NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory)
Melissa Bukovsky (National Center for Atmospheric Research)
Shaoqing Zhang (NOAA Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory)
January 15, 2013
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM ET
Extratropical Climate Extremes
 Speakers:
Sang-Ki Lee (NOAA Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory)
Rong Fu (University of Texas at Austin)
Grant Branstator (National Center for Atmospheric Research)
Brian Colle (Stony Brook University)
February 12, 2013
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM ET
Understanding and Monitoring Drought
 Speakers:
Christopher Hain (NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service)
Christa Peters-Lidard (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center)
Amir AghaKouchak (University of California, Irvine)
Andy Wood (NOAA Northwest River Forecast Center)
March 12, 2013
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM ET
Drought Prediction
 Speakers:
Bradfield Lyon (International Research Institute for Climate and Society)
Kingtse Mo (NOAA Climate Prediction Center)
Eric Wood (Princeton University)
Siegfried Schubert (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center)
April 9, 2013
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM ET
High Resolution and Regional Modeling
 Speakers:
Jim Kinter (Center for Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Studies)
Jiming Jin (Utah State University)
Sarah Kapnick (Princeton University)
Lucas Harris (NOAA Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory)
Stefan Tulich (Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences)
May 7, 2013
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM ET
Intraseasonal to Interannual Prediction
 Speakers:
Ben Kirtman (University of Miami)
Matt Newman (NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory)
Duane Waliser (NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory)
Vasu Misra (Florida State University)
Kathy Pegion (NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory)
June 11, 2013
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM ET
Tropical Climate Extremes
 Speakers:
Jae-Kyung Schemm (NOAA Climate Prediction Center)
George Halliwell (NOAA Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory)
Gabe Vecchi (NOAA Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory)
Yolande Serra (University of Arizona)
Chunzai Wang (NOAA Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory)

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