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.

Link to the poster for the next seminar

EMC seminars are posted from :

February 2018
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
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Meeting number: 900 826 795,    Meeting password: a3YhdEPN
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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
October 2017
Tuesday 3rd, at noon Rm2155
Elias Holm
Developments in the ECMWF humidity background errors
YouTube video
pdf presentation
Contact:Andrew Collard
August 2017
Tuesday 15th, at noon Rm2155
Yangang Liu
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Physics-Based Parameterizations for Cloud Microphysics and Turbulent Entrainment-Mixing Processes: Addressing Crucial Gaps
pdf presentation
Contact:Ruiyu Sun
July 2017
Tuesday 18th, at noon Rm2155
Tse-Chun Chen
University of Maryland Collage Park
Efficient Estimation of the Impact of Observing Systems using Ensemble Forecast Sensitivity to Observations (EFSO)
pdf presentation
Contact:Michiko Masutani
June 2017
Tuesday 6th, at noon Rm 2155
Jian Chen
University of Maryland Baltimore County
Accurate Visualization for Knowledge Discovery in Big-Data Science
pdf presentation
Youtube record
Contact: Keqin Wu
Thursday 1st, at 1:30pm Rm 2155 Chris Landsea
NWS/NCEP/NHC Science and Operations Officer Through June 6
NWS/NCEP/WPC Assistant Director (LCDP Detail)

Analysis and Forecasting at the National Hurricane Center: What's New in 2017
ppt presentation
Youtube record
May 2017
Monday 22nd, 10:30am Rm 2155 Song-You Hong
Director in KIAPS (Korea Institute of Atmospheric Prediction Systems)
Medium-range forecasts with a non-hydrostatic global atmospheric model on a cubed sphere grid
Contact Jongil Han
April 2017
Friday 28th at 10:30am NCWCP Auditorium
Glenn White
Forty-two years in meteorology: vive la revolution
ppt presentation
Youtube Record

Contact:Michiko Masutani
March 2017
Friday 3nd Auditorium Special Symposium on Short Term Climate Prediction and Diagnosis: Past and Future In Honor of Huug van den Dool’s Retirement
Photo and all Presentation and video
Ray Bates
University College Dublin, Ireland
Estimating climate sensitivity using a two-zone energy balance model and satellite observations
pdf presentation
Youtube record
Thursday 2nd 2:30pm Rm 2890
Xubin Zeng
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Snow: Dataset development, NWS products evaluations, and its impact on CFS subseasonal to seasonal prediction
pdf presentation
Contact:Mike Ek
February 2017
Tuesday 28, 12:30pm NCWCP, Auditorium
David Bromwich
Ohio State University
The latest version of the Arctic System Reanalysis and its performance
pdf presentation
Contact:Michiko Masutani
Tuesday 21, noon Rm2155
Vladimir Krasnopolsky
Neural Network applications for NWP models
Small letters are not clear in Youtube. Please reffer pdf file for the detail.
pdf presentation
Contact:Arun Chawla
Tuesday 14, noon Rm 2155
Wesley Ebisuzaki
Read and Write Grib2 Using Fortran and wgrib2api
ppt resentation
Youtube recording
Contact:Suru Saha
Tuesday 7, noon
Rm 2155
Valbona Kunkel
Space Weather
abstract (to be posted)
Contact:Michiko Masutani
January 2017
Tuesday 31, noon
Rm 2155
Robert Grumbine
NCEP and the WMO Data Quality Monitoring System
Contact:Michiko Masutani
November 2016
Thursday 10 at 1:10pm Rm 2155
Sam Lillo and Prof. David Parsons
University of Oklahoma
Interactions between anomalous wave activity and a strong El Nino
pdf presentation
Contact:Malaquias Pena Mendez

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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