National Centers for Environmental Prediction
Environmental Modeling Center (EMC) Seminar

The NOAA Center for Weather and Climate Prediction (NCWCP)

5830 University Research Court College Park, MD 20740
The Conference center is located on the right of the main entrance.
Rm2155 is located in 2F.

EMC seminars are posted from :

April 2018
Tuesday April 24th at noon Rm2155
Sid Boukabara
ExploringUsing Artificial Intelligence (AI) for NWP and Situational Awareness Applications
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Meeting number: 900 826 795,    Meeting password: a3YhdEPN
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Contact:Sid Boukabara
Friday April 6th at 1:00pm Rm2155
Jong-Yeon Park
Princeton University/GFDL
Toward seasonal to multi-annual marine biogeochemical prediction using GFDLs Earth System Model
ppt presentation
Youtube Record
Contact:Avichal Mehra
March 2018
Friday March 23rd at noon Rm2155
Shan Sun
Subseasonal Forecasting with an Icosahedral, Vertically Quasi-Lagrangian Coupled Model: Systematic Errors and Deterministic/Probabilistic Forecast Skill
ppt presentation
Contact the speaker, Shan Sun (, for the Youtube record
Contact:Avichal Mehra
Friday March 9th at noon Rm2155
Fuqing Zhang
Penn State University
What is the Ultimate Limit of Weather Predictability?
Contact the speaker, Fuqing Zhang (, for the presentation and the Youtube record
Contact:Daryl Kleist
February 2018
Tuesday 20th at noon Rm2155
Ricardo Campos
University of Maryland/AOSC
Nonlinear Wave Ensemble Averaging using Neural Networks
ppt presentation
Contact:Jose-Henrique Alves
Monday 5th at 10:00am Rm2890
Emily Saunders
Modeling Regional & Global Atmospheric Chemistry Mechanisms: Observing Adverse Respiratory Health Effects due to Tropospheric Ozone Air Pollution from Modeling Output
ppt presentation
Contact: Jeff Mcqueen
January 2018
Tuesday 23rd, at noon Rm2155
Huiling Yuan
Nanjing University, Nanjing, China
Convective-Scale Ensemble Prediction Experiments over Yangtze-Huaihe River Basin
ppt presentation
Contact: Yuejian Zhu
December 2017
Friday 1st at 10:30am Rm2155
Pam Heinselman
A vision for development and implementation of the Warn on Forecast concept
YouTube (unlisted)
ppt presentation
Contact: Jack Kain
November 2017
Thursday 30th at 2:30pm Rm 2155
Richard M. Gorman
National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, New Zealand
Jose-Henrique G.M. Alves
Tools for applying adaptive mesh refinement and automated tuning to wave model simulations
ppt presentation
Optimising wave hindcasts with the Cylc workflow engine
ppt presentation
Contact: Henrique Alves
Wednesday 29th at 9:30am Rm2155
D. J. Seo
University of Texas at Arlington
Improving Estimation and Prediction of Extremes via Conditional Bias-Penalized Kalman Filter
pdf presentation
Contact:Mike Ek
Tuesday 28 th at 4pm Rm2155
Hilary Oliver
National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, New Zealand
The Cylc Workflow Engine: An Introduction and Live Demonstration
Presentation in HTML5
tarball for download
Contact:Henrique Alves
Tuesday 28 th at noon Rm2155
Shannon Davis
Physical Oceanography Department, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Hydrometeorology in the Red Sea region: An analysis based on observations and climate downscaling simulations
pdf presentations
Contact:Brad Ferrier
Tuesday 21 th at noon Rm2155
Kremena Darmenova
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems
Weather applications development: transitioning basic research to operations by utilizing service-oriented practices
PDF Presentation
Contact:Brad Ferrier
Thursday 9th at 2:00pm Rm2155
Ming Xue
University of Oklahoma
Recent research efforts on Ensemble-based Data Assimilation within GSI, Development of Hybrid Radar DA Capabilities, and Enhancements and Testing with FV3 for Convection-Allowing and Global Forecasts at CAPS
by Ming Xue
by Chunxi Zhang
by Youngsun Jung
Contact:Jack Kain

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Contact for Security for NCWCP:
Julie Etter (301)683-3953
All non NOAA visitors need to contact Julie If you do not have US citizenship or permanent residency, you must contact Julie Etter at least three working day before the seminar so she can arrange building access for you.
Information about Valid ID (REAL ID) for NCWCP is
If you are interested in giving a seminar at EMC:
Michiko Masutani
and/or Mary Hart (301)683-3821
Tuesday noon a room is researved for the EMC seminar. If you wish to organize a seminar other time we could also arrange. Please check the Note on organizing a seminar
Any comments on Web page and E-mail notices:
If you like to be in the E-mail list:
Michiko Masutani
Direction, hotels and other information :
Mary Hart (301)683-3821