Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences

Seminar Events

Seminar Events

2017

May 3

The influence of the Rocky Mountains on the ocean's Meridional Overturning Circulation

The general circulation of the ocean features a strong Meridional Overturning Circulation (MOC) in the North Atlantic that has no equivalent in the North Pacific.

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Apr 24

Turning brown in the sun: Aldehydes, aqueous aerosol, and evaporating cloud droplets

"Much of what we think we know about aqueous aerosol chemistry – reaction rates, products, mechanisms, and photolytic pathways – comes from extrapolating bulk aqueous-phase lab simulations to atmospheric conditions."

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Apr 19

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar

Definitions Matter: Arctic Sea Ice Melt and Freeze Onset

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Apr 17

Products and yields from the gas-phase oxidation of benzenediols

Biomass burning (i.e. wildfires, prescribed burns) emits significant amounts of organic carbon to the atmosphere. However, the secondary processing of these emissions is poorly understood.

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Apr 12

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar

Understanding the atmospheric drivers of Arctic sea ice variability – the role of past and future aircraft experiments

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Apr 5

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar

"The Influence of the Arctic Frontal Zone on Summer Cyclone Activity Today and in the Future"

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Apr 3

Measurements of emissions from agricultural fires and wildfires in the U.S

ANALYTICAL & ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY DIVISION and
ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY PROGRAM SEMINAR

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Mar 20

Atmospheric Organics: the Cubism of Atmospheric Chemistry

Jointly sponsored by the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, CIRES, and the Environmental Program

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Mar 15

Impact of changes in the Arctic Ocean freshwater budgets on AMOC strength

Dr. Alexandra Jahn

INSTAAR and ATOC
University of Colorado Boulder

Abstract:

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Mar 13

Analytical Chemistry Seminar: Dr. Federico San Martini

Jointly sponsored by the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, CIRES, and the Environmental Program

Science Diplomacy: Lessons from recent updates to the Montreal Protocol

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Mar 6

Analytical & Environmental Chemistry Division and Atmospheric Chemistry Program Seminar

 Secondary Organic Aerosol Formation from Atmospheric Oxidation of Isoprene: Implications for Air Quality, Climate and Public Health, by Jason Surratt, UNC Chapel Hill 

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2016

Apr 7

CIRES Special Seminar: Dr. Eric Lindstrom

Ocean Observing from NASA’s Perspective

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Feb 16

CIRES Special Seminar: Adrian Borsa

Continuous GPS observations of crustal loading from hydrometeorological events on the scale of storms to drought

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