Climate and Weather

CIRES/NOAA Science-at-Home: Walt Meier

Dr. Walt Meier presents on Sea Ice (What it is and why we study it) Dr. Walt Meier is an expert in sea ice with the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC). His research focuses on studying the changing sea ice cover using satellite sensors and investigation of impacts of the declining Arctic sea ice on climate…

CIRES/NOAA Science@Home Climate and Weather, Polar Science, Water and Oceans
Science-at-Home w/ Twila Moon
CIRES/NOAA Science@Home Climate and Weather, Polar Science, Water and Oceans
CIRES/NOAA Science-at-Home: Ryan Cassotto

Dr. Ryan Cassotto presents on: Radars and Remote Sensing of Glaciers

 

Ryan is a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) at the University of Colorado. His research interests are in the geophysical deformation of the shallow earth, with a…

CIRES/NOAA Science@Home Climate and Weather, Polar Science, Water and Oceans
CIRES/NOAA Serie La Ciencia-en-Casa: Lina Pérez Angel

La candidata a doctorado Lina Pérez Angel presentará sobre paleoclimatología.

Lina comenzó su doctorado en el departamento de Ciencias Geológicas en CU Boulder en agosto de 2016 con el Prof. Julio Sepúlveda en el Instituto de Investigación Ártica y Alpina (INSTAAR) en el Grupo de Geoquímica Orgánica y el…

CIRES/NOAA Serie La Ciencia-en-Casa Climate and Weather, Polar Science
CIRES/NOAA Science-at-Home: Julio Sepúlveda

What do fossil molecules tell us about Earth’s history and the extinction of dinosaurs? In this presentation, Dr. Julio Sepúlveda weaves together chemistry, biology, history, and paleoclimatology. Julio is an Earth scientist who studies the co-evolution of life and climate over geological timescales, all the way…

CIRES/NOAA Science@Home Climate and Weather, Water and Oceans
CIRES/NOAA Serie La Ciencia-en-Casa: Claudia Corona

La candidata a doctorado Claudia Corona presentará sobre impactos de precipitación extrema bajo la superficie.

Science@Home w/ Aleya Kaushik

In this presentation, Dr. Aleya Kaushik, a CIRES postdoctoral fellow working on water-carbon cycle interactions at NOAA GMD, presents on the Arctic Climate Cycle.

CIRES/NOAA Science@Home Atmospheric Science, Climate and Weather, Community Action and Solutions
CIRES/NOAA Serie La Ciencia-en-Casa con Rosimar Rios-Berrios

La Dra. Ríos-Berrios presentará su investigación sobre huracanes.

Dr. Rios-Berrios also gave this presentation in English, here.

CIRES/NOAA Serie La Ciencia-en-Casa Atmospheric Science, Climate and Weather, Water and Oceans
CIRES/NOAA Science@Home w/ Rosimar Rios-Berrios

In this webinar, Dr. Rosimar Rios-Berrios presented on her research in hurricanes, cyclones, and forecasting.

Dr. Rosimar Rios-Berrios works in the Mesoscale & Microscale Meteorology Lab at UCAR in Boulder. Her research broadly focuses on tropical…

CIRES/NOAA Science@Home Atmospheric Science, Climate and Weather, Water and Oceans
CIRES/NOAA Science@Home w/ Shuka Schwarz

Joshua (Shuka) Schwarz is a research scientist in NOAA's Chemical Science Laboratory. In this presentation he talks about wildfire and crop burning smoke and what it's like to be a scientist.

CIRES/NOAA Science@Home Atmospheric Science, Climate and Weather
CIRES/NOAA Science@Home w/ Andy Hoell

Dr. Hoell presents on: Flash Drought

(Flash Droughts are defined as an event with greater than or equal to two categories degradation in a four-week period based on the U.S. Drought Monitor.)

Andy Hoell works in NOAA's Physical Sciences Laboratory. He researches the predictability of weather and…

CIRES/NOAA Science@Home Atmospheric Science, Climate and Weather
M7 L8: Polarbears: Changing Climate Ecosystems with Alysa McCall, Dr. Steve Amstrup and Trude Hohle

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Alysa McCall and Dr. Steve Amstrup talk all things polar bear! You'll learn how climate…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science
M7 L7: Arctic Peoples: A Changing Climate, Changing Ways of Life with Kaare Sikuaq Erickson

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Kaare Sikuaq Erickson discusses the Ukpeaġvik Iñupiat Corporation (UIC) and its role in…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science
M7 L6: Arctic Ocean Acidification: Ecosystems and Economies with Dr. Jessica Cross

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Jessica Cross discusses ocean acidification and the dangers it poses to areas like marine…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Community Action and Solutions, Polar Science
M7 L4: Does a Warming Climate Mean a More Accessible Arctic? with Dr. Scott Stephenson

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Scott Stephenson focuses on the link between climate change and human activities. You'll…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Community Action and Solutions, Polar Science
M7 L3: Arctic Climate System and Pan-Arctic Connections with Dr. James Overland

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. James Overland discusses how sea ice loss can cause major changes in the Arctic climate…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science, Water and Oceans
M7 L2: A Changing Climate, A Changing Arctic with Dr. John Walsh

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. John Walsh discusses how climate change is apparent throughout the Arctic (air, land, ice…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science
M6 L5: Climate Modeling to Understand a Changing Arctic with Dr. Marika Holland

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Marika Holland will teach you about climate models. She also asks the question: How will…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science
M6 L3: Arctic Short-Term Forecasting with Dr. Amy Solomon

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Amy Solomon will teach you about her role in MOSAiC in coordinating international…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science, Water and Oceans
M6 L2: Why Study the Arctic? Goals of the MOSAiC Modeling Team with Dr. Gunilla Svensson

 

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Gunilla Svensson explains how important Earth system models are to…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science
M5 L7: All About Atmospheric Aerosols with Dr. Jessie Creamean

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Jessie Creamean discusses how aerosols affect clouds and precipitation in the atmosphere…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science
M5 L6: What Starts Up, Must Go Down: Productivity in the Arctic Ocean with Dr. Clara Hoppe

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Clara Hoppe sheds light on the small but mighty phytoplankton! You'll learn about MOSAiC'…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science
M5 L5: Arctic Sea Ice Ecology with Dr. Hauke Flores

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Hauke Flores describes sea ice as an important driver in Arctic food webs. You'll learn…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science
M5 L1: Module 5 Overview

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this video, Drs. Anne Gold and Matthew Shupe quickly overview Module 5: Biogeochemistry and Ecosystem.

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science
M4 L7: Sea Ice Thermodynamics with Dr. Donald Perovich

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Donald Perovich discusses sea ice mass balance. You'll learn about the data collection…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science
M4 L4: Sunlight & Arctic Sea Ice with Dr. Bonnie Light

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Bonnie Light adds new meaning to her name! You'll learn about sunlight's vital role in…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science, Water and Oceans
M4 L1: Module 4 Overview

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this video, Drs. Anne Gold and Matthew Shupe quickly overview Module 4: Sea Ice. The metaphorical "glue" that keeps…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science
M3 L6: Goals of the MOSAiC Team with Dr. Benjamin Rabe

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Benjamin Rabe talk about the MOSAiC expedition as a whole and what kinds of things…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science
M3 L5: Ocean Chemistry and Productivity with Dr. Allison Fong, Part 2 of 2

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Allison Fong discusses Arctic ice melt and what this means for the surrounding biological…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science
M3 L4: Arctic Air & Ocean with Tim Stanton

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Tim Stanton talks about the relationship between the ocean and atmosphere in the Arctic. You'…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science
M3 L3: How the Arctic Ocean Mixes with Tim Stanton

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Tim Stanton discusses the role of ocean stratification in controlling the way heat interacts…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science
M3 L2: How the Arctic Ocean Flows with Dr. Bill Shaw

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Bill Shaw will teach you about ocean circulation driven by wind patterns and buoyancy.

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science
M2 L6: Why Study the Atmosphere? with Dr. Matthew Shupe

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Matthew Shupe breaks down the work of MOSAiC's atmosphere team. Following team goals and…

MOSAiC Atmospheric Science, Climate and Weather
M2 L5: Arctic Feedbacks with Drs. Jennifer Kay and Ariel Morrison

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Drs. Jennifer Kay and Ariel Morrison introduce positive and negative albedo feedbacks that…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science
M2 L4: Arctic Clouds with Dr. Matthew Shupe

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Matthew Shupe explains the significance of clouds in the Arctic system and how they play…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science
M2 L2: Earth's Energy Budget with Dr. John Cassano

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. John Cassano describes the role of the Arctic in the Earth's energy budget and climate…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science
M1 L4: MOSAiC Expedition Overview with Dr. Matthew Shupe

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Matthew Shupe broadly defines MOSAiC. From the very first expedition of Fridtjof Nansen…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science
M1 L2: What/Where is the Arctic? with Dr. Mark Serreze

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Mark Serreze describes the Arctic as a highly varied environment undergoing some rapid…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science
CIRES/NOAA Science-At-Home: Peter Martin

Dr. Peter Martin presented on his research in and of New Guinea. In particular, when did it form and how it impacted historical climate change. 

This webinar is part of the CIRES/NOAA Science-At-Home series. 

CIRES/NOAA Science@Home Atmospheric Science, Climate and Weather
CIRES/NOAA Science-At-Home: Lincoln Pitcher

In this webinar, Dr. Lincoln Pitcher presented on recent research about meltwater production, transport and export from the Greenland Ice Sheet. He talked about what glacier hydrology field research in Greenland is like, and why studying Greenland Ice Sheet hydrologic processes is important.

CIRES/NOAA Science@Home Climate and Weather, Polar Science, Water and Oceans
CIRES/NOAA Science-At-Home: Amy Butler

In this webinar, Dr. Amy Butler talked about the Polar Vortex. She focused on why she became an atmospheric scientist, presented a brief overview of the stratosphere and the ozone layer, and discussed how we might use information about the stratospheric polar vortex to make extended-range weather forecasts.

CIRES/NOAA Science@Home Atmospheric Science, Climate and Weather, Polar Science
CIRES/NOAA Science-At-Home: Janice Bytheway

In this webinar, Dr. Janice Bytheway talked about precipitation - how it forms, and a little bit on how we observe and predict it.

CIRES/NOAA Science@Home Atmospheric Science, Climate and Weather
Climate and the Colorado River Basin Past, Present, and Future

This video features Jeff Lukas from CIRES' Western Water Assessment who discusses the overall climate patterns of the Colorado River Basin, and how we can use this information to study the past, present, and future climate of the western United States. This video is part of the Water in the Western US lecture…

Water in the Western US Atmospheric Science, Climate and Weather, Water and Oceans
Impacts of Climate Change in the Interior West

This video features Eric Gordon, who delivers a lecture on the effects that climate change will have on water in the Western United States. This is part of the Water in the Western US lecture series.

Water in the Western US Climate and Weather, Water and Oceans
ICEE: Steven Nerem

The Earth is warming differently in different areas. Specifically, the Arctic is warming faster than the rest of the globe. Watch CIRES Fellow Dr. Steven Nerem's lecture on modern day sea level change and satellite technology.

Inspiring Climate Education Excellence (ICEE) Climate and Weather, Polar Science, Water and Oceans
Susan Buhr: Introduction

Susan Buhr introduces a series of presentations from expert scientists given during the 2012, Inspiring Climate Education Excellence (ICEE) Workshop.

ICEE: Jim White

What does the past tell us about Earth's climate future? Check out Jim White's lecture on paleoclimatology and how we can use our knowledge on past patterns to predict how Earth's climate will change.

ICEE: Lisa Dilling

In this lecture, CIRES Fellow Dr. Lisa Dilling goes over the basics of geoengineering and how we can use these concepts to learn about and interact with our climate.

ICEE: Walt Meier

CIRES data scientist Dr. Walt Meier gives an overview on climate modeling in this lecture. How can we predict the future of Earth's climate if we can't predict Earth's weather? 

ICEE: Waleed Abdalati

What role do satellites play in understanding climate change? What data is reliable for understanding climate patterns? Waleed Abdalati goes over this and more in this ICEE lecture.

COSEE 2009 Introduction

Learn about the Center for Ocean Science Education Excellence collaboration between COSEE West and the University of Colorado.

COSEE 2009 "Colorado Weather"

Robert Glancy, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service, leads a lively discussion on the quirky weather of the Front Range at COSEE 2009.

Arctic Feedbacks

This peer-reviewed educational video introduces feedbacks that are important in the Arctic climate system. It is aimed at an undergraduate non-science major level. The video was produced by a team of CIRES scientists in collaboration with CIRES Education and Outreach. Video production was funded by Professor…

MOSAiC, The Polar Bear Project Climate and Weather, Polar Science
COSEE 2009 "Wind Patterns and Ocean Currents"

Lesley Smith goes over the basics of global wind patterns and ocean currents during COSEE 2009.

Center for Ocean Science Education Excellence Atmospheric Science, Climate and Weather, Water and Oceans
Our Shared Climate Future

This peer-reviewed educational video explains human-caused climate change including the greenhouse effect. It is aimed at an undergraduate non-science major level. The video was produced by a team of CIRES scientists in collaboration with CIRES Education and Outreach. Video production was funded by Professor…

MOSAiC, The Polar Bear Project Climate and Weather, Polar Science
COSEE 2009 "Climate: Its is all about the Sun! Or is it"

NOAA scientist Chris Fairall discusses the global energy balance and why the ocean is the big boss of the climate system response during COSEE 2009.

Center for Ocean Science Education Excellence Climate and Weather, Water and Oceans
ICEE: Susan Buhr

How do you deal with controversy over climate education? Susan Buhr gives an overview on the principles of climate education as well as some tips for how to plan for responding to disagreement or misunderstanding while teaching climate science.

Inspiring Climate Education Excellence (ICEE) Climate and Weather, Community Action and Solutions
COSEE 2009 "Science Literacy"

Mark McCaffrey's presentation discusses the need for Climate Science Literacy at COSEE 2009.

ICEE: Amy Wagner

Why is abrupt climate change an important topic of study? In this lecture, Amy Wagner gives a brief lesson on abrupt climate change, including what defines it and how climate scientists study it. 

COSEE 2011 Nolan Doesken "Taking the Pulse of Colorado's Climate"

This video in the COSEE lecture series features Nolan Doesken, State Climatologist, Colorado Climate Center, and Professor at Colorado State University's Atmospheric Science Department.

Center for Ocean Science Education Excellence Climate and Weather, Water and Oceans
ICEE: Mark McCaffrey

In this lecture, Mark McCaffrey goes over a brief introduction to climate literacy and understanding how climate science and climate education affect your own life. 

COSEE 2011 Samantha Stevenson "El Niño, La Niña and Why they matter to the Southwest US"

Samantha Stevensen of the University of Colorado Department of Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences presents on El Niño, La Niña and why they matter to the Southwest United States in this video from COSEE 2011.

ICEE: Kim Trenbath

Kim Trenbath combines her science and education background in this lecture in order to find how to teach students about Earth's energy balance and other science and climate education concepts.

COSEE 2011 Bob Glancy "Weather in Colorado"

Bob Glancy, Weather Forecasting Meteorologist at NOAA's National Weather Service, gives a lecture on weather patterns in Colorado at COSEE 2011.

Center for Ocean Science Education Excellence Climate and Weather, Water and Oceans
ICEE: Cheryl Manning

A big part of effective climate and science education is building effective curriculum. Cheryl Manning gives her lecture on curriculum development and implementation for effective climate education.

COSEE 2011 Joe Barsugli "Colorado's Climate in a Glass of Water"

Joseph Barsugli of Western Water Assessment and CIRES presents on Colorado's climate using a "glass of water" analogy. This lecture was given at COSEE 2011.

Center for Ocean Science Education Excellence Climate and Weather, Water and Oceans
ICEE: Baylor Fox-Kemper

CIRES Fellow Dr. Baylor Fox-Kemper goes over the basics of climate vs. weather, climate variability and how maritime and continental climates differ.

Inspiring Climate Education Excellence (ICEE) Climate and Weather, Water and Oceans
COSEE 2012 Teresa Chapman "From the Beetle to the Blowup and Beyond"

CIRES Education and Outreach presents Taresa Chapman's "From the Beetle to the Blowup and Beyond: Influence of climate and landscape on the current mountain pine beetle epidemic in Colorado" at COSEE 2012.

ICEE: Pieter Tans

How do we know that the increase in atmospheric carbon dioxide is connected to human activity? In this lecture, Pieter Tans gives an overview on the history of the science and modeling on the subject that gives us necessary perspectives for studying carbon dioxide.

Inspiring Climate Education Excellence (ICEE) Atmospheric Science, Climate and Weather
COSEE 2012 Brian Ebel "Post-Wildfire Hydrology at Fourmile Canyon, CO"

United States Geological Survey (USGS) Hydrologist Brian Ebel talks about post forest fire hydrology, flash floods, and Boulder Colorado's Four Mile Canyon Fire at COSEE 2012.

Center for Ocean Science Education Excellence Climate and Weather, Water and Oceans

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