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.

The series has attracted over 3,000 participants with 70 on average for each session. Approximately half of the attendees are NOAA-affiliated, a quarter are from Universities and another quarter come from other Federal agencies, the private sector, state and local governments, international organizations, and other sources.

For additional information about the Webinar series, please contact Dan Barrie ( ).

2016 - 2017 MAPP Webinar Series
Date/Time Title & Presenters
September 29, 2016
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM ET
Unified Weather-Climate Modeling: Challenges and Opportunities
David Walters (Met Office), Cecelia Deluca (NOAA ESRL), Robert Pincus (University of Colorado, NOAA ESRL)
November 21, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM ET
Unified Modeling for Marine Applications
Charles Stock (NOAA/OAR Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory), Isaac Kaplan (NOAA/NMFS Northwest Fisheries Science Center), Kirstin Holsman (NOAA/NMFS Alaska Fisheries Science Center)
November 30, 2016
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM ET
The FV3 dynamical core and the Next Generation Global Prediction System
Shian-Jiann Lin (NOAA/OAR Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory)
February 28, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM ET
Research and Forecasting Using the North American Multi-Model Ensemble (NMME) Seasonal Prediction System
Kathleen Pegion (George Mason University), Jason C. Furtado (University of Oklahoma), Michael Alexander (NOAA/OAR/ESRL Physical Sciences Division), David DeWitt (NOAA/NWS/NCEP Climate Prediction Center)
March 13, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM ET
High resolution modeling: Working toward improved process representation and simulations of the Earth system
Jim Kinter (George Mason University/Center for Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Studies), Justin Small (National Center for Atmospheric Research), Eric Swenson (George Mason University/Center for Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Studies), Francisco Doblas-Reyes (Barcelona Supercomputing Center and ICREA), Lucas Harris (NOAA Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory), Ben Kirtman (University of Miami)
March 28, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM ET
Unified Water Modeling: for Droughts, Floods, Fish
Ed Clark (NOAA Office of Water Prediction/National Water Center), Christa Peters-Lidard (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Gabriele Villarini (University of Iowa), Brian Wells (NOAA Southwest Fisheries Science Center)
April 26, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET
NOAA Unified Modeling Task Force Overview
Jason Link (NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service), John Dunne (NOAA Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory), Scott Cross (NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS)), Chris Brown (NOAA NESDIS)
May 24, 2017
10:00 AM -  11:30 AM ET
MAPP-NGGPS Webinar: Sources of Predictability at Subseasonal to Seasonal Time Scales
Frédéric Vitart (European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF)), Cristiana Stan (George Mason University), Antje Weisheimer (University of Oxford and ECMWF) 
June 5, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET
MAPP Programmatic Webinar: The MAPP Program and its FY 2018 Funding Opportunitiess


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