Wednesday, 22 January 2014 at 12:00 PM: Where: Phenix 123 Speaker: Nicholas G. Heavens From: Hampton University Department of Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences Title: Seasonal and Diurnal Variability of Detached Dust Layers in the Tropical Martian Atmosphere Widespread non-uniform vertical mixing of dust in Mars’s tropical atmosphere (in the form of features called “detached dust […]

This event has been cancelled due to the threat of inclement weather. It may be rescheduled for a later date. Date/Time: January 29 (Wednesday) noon Where: Center for Atmospheric Sciences Conference Room (Phenix 123) Speaker: Heidi B. Hammel From: Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) Topic: Modern exploration of the planet Uranus Abstract: […]

Date/Time: February 5th (Wednesday) noon Where: Center for Atmospheric Sciences Class Room (Phenix 123) Speaker: William Moore From: Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences Department, Hampton University Topic: Planetary Cooling From Magma Oceans to Heat Pipes to Plate Tectonics Abstract: The fundamental role of volcanism as a global heat and mass transport process on the terrestrial planets […]

Date/Time: 10 September 2014 (Wednesday) noon Where: Center for Atmospheric Sciences Class Room (Phenix 123) Speaker: Robert Loughman From: Hampton University Topic: State of the Department Address Parking Information Directions for External Guests to HU: To park your car, please first goto the main gate of the university — if you tell the officers at the gate that you are visiting […]

Date/Time: September 17th (Wednesday) noon Where: Center for Atmospheric Sciences Class Room (Phenix 123) Speaker: Sally Pusade From: NASA Postdoctoral Program/ NASA Langley Research Center Topic: Combining nitrogen oxides and temperature to derive new observational constraints on the changing chemistry of ozone and aerosol ========================================== Directions for External Guests to HU: To park your car, […]

Date/Time: October 1st (Wednesday) noon Where: Center for Atmospheric Sciences Class Room (Phenix 123) Speaker: Bob Clauer From: Virginia Tech Topic: Investigations of Solar Wind – Magnetosphere – Ionosphere Coupling using Conjugate High Latitude Measurements along the 40º Magnetic Meridian Parking Information Directions for External Guests to HU: To park your car, please first goto […]

Date/Time: October 8th (Wednesday) noon Where: Center for Atmospheric Sciences Class Room (Phenix 123) Speaker: Yolanda Roberts From: NASA Langley Topic: Unraveling Climate Change Mysteries from Space: The testimony of Earth-reflected radiation. Parking Information Directions for External Guests to HU: To park your car, please first goto the main gate of the university — if […]

Date/Time: January 21, 2015 (Wednesday) noon Where: Center for Atmospheric Sciences Class Room (Phenix 123) Speaker: Bird Taylor From: NASA Langley Topic: Amateur Astronomy Activities in Virginia Peninsula Abstract: Amateur Astronomy Activities in the Hampton Roads Region are frequent and welcoming to all. Make some new AstroBuddies and share the joy of the night sky. […]

Date/Time: January 28, 2015 (Wednesday) 12:15 PM Where: Center for Atmospheric Sciences Class Room (Phenix 123) Speaker: Peter Bernath From: Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Old Dominion University Topic: The Atmospheric Chemistry Experiment (ACE): recent results Abstract: ACE (also known as SCISAT) is making a comprehensive set of simultaneous measurements of numerous trace gases, thin […]

Date/Time: February 4, 2015 (Wednesday) noon Where: Center for Atmospheric Sciences Class Room (Phenix 123) Speaker: Shashi Gupta From: SSAI/NASA Langley Topic: Evaluation of the Global Distribution of Radiation Budget Parameters Abstract: Radiation budget of the planet is the most important determinant of the Earth’s climate since radiation provides the largest source of energy that […]

strong>Date/Time: February 11, 2015 (Wednesday) noon Where: Center for Atmospheric Sciences Class Room (Phenix 123) Speaker: Nora Noffke From: Old Dominion University Topic: Ancient Sedimentary Structures on Mars Resembling those on Earth Created by Microbial Activities Parking Information Directions for External Guests to HU: To park your car, please first goto the main gate of […]

Date/Time: February 18, 2015 (Wednesday) noon Where: Center for Atmospheric Sciences Class Room (Phenix 123) Speaker: Alison Rockwell From: University Corporation for Atmospheric Research Topic: WINTER project (Wintertime INvestigation of Transport, Emissions, and Reactivity) Abstract: Dr. Rockwell will present about the WINTER project (Wintertime INvestigation of Transport, Emissions, and Reactivity https://www.eol.ucar.edu/field_projects/winter), funded by the National […]

Date/Time: February 25, 2015 (Wednesday) noon Where: Center for Atmospheric Sciences Class Room (Phenix 123) Speaker: Chelsea Coor From: NASA Langley Topic: Observational Evidence for the Convective Transport of Dust over the Central United States Abstract: Mineral dust, one of the most abundant primary aerosols in the atmosphere, indirectly impacts climate by modifying ice (cirrus) […]

Date/Time: March 4, 2015 (Wednesday) noon Where: Center for Atmospheric Sciences Class Room (Phenix 123) Speaker: Andreas Beyerdorf From: NASA Langley Research Center Topic: Measuring Air Quality from Space: Insight from DISCOVER-AQ Abstract: Predicting surface aerosol loadings from satellite measurements is essential to guiding air quality policy and is significantly affected by horizontal- and vertical-scale […]

Date/Time: April 8, 2015 (Wednesday) noon Where: APS Classroom (123 Phenix Hall) Speakers: Melissa Trainer, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and Erika Kohler, University of Arkansas Topics: Trainer will speak on “Ancient Mars, Modern Mars, Active Mars” Abstract: NASA’s Curiosity rover has been exploring Gale Crater, Mars for more than a full Mars year, and […]

Date/Time: April 15, 2015 (Wednesday) noon Where: APS Classroom (123 Phenix Hall) Speakers: Oel Scott, Hampton University Department of Architecture and Robert Damadeo, NASA Langley and Hampton University APS Topics: Scott will speak on “Ronald E. McNair Atmospheric & Planetary Sciences Building” Abstract: The Ronald E. McNair building was one of several proposed additional buildings […]

The State of the Department Address

Date/Time: Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015 at Noon Where: Phenix Hall, Room 123 Speaker: Wanda Harding, NOAA Title: An Overview of the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) Program Abstract: TBD. Parking Information Directions for External Guests to HU: To park your car, please first go to the main gate of the university — if you tell […]

Date/Time: Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015 at Noon Where: Phenix Hall, Room 123 Speaker: Drew Hope, NASA LaRC Title: Engineering Design Studio Overview Abstract: TBD. Parking Information Directions for External Guests to HU: To park your car, please first goto the main gate of the university — if you tell the officers at the gate that […]

Daytime Observations and Techniques of Atmospheric Lidar

Date/Time: Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015 at Noon Where: Phenix Hall, Room 123 Speaker: Solomon Bililign, North Carolina A&T Title: TBD. Abstract: TBD. Parking Information Directions for External Guests to HU: To park your car, please first goto the main gate of the university — if you tell the officers at the gate that you are […]

Date/Time: Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015 at Noon Where: Phenix Hall, Room 123 Speaker: Benjie Spencer, NOAA Title: TBD. Abstract: TBD. Parking Information Directions for External Guests to HU: To park your car, please first goto the main gate of the university — if you tell the officers at the gate that you are visiting the […]

Climate Factors Impacting the Upcoming Winter: Will it be a Stormy Winter?

Title: Evaluation of transport processes in MERRA-driven chemical transport models using 222Rn

Molecular Astrophysics: Cool stars and exoplanets

Aerosol extinction from remote SAGE II and HALOE measurements

Rapid Arctic Climate Change: What’s clouds got to do with it?

Monitoring the Geospace Environment from Antarctica: New Observations and New Puzzles

Annual State of the Department Seminar.

Mars Electric Reusable Flyer – A New Concept for Flight on Mars

Monitoring Tropospheric Ozone and Aerosols with the NASA Langley Mobile Ozone Lidar

Climate change, sea level rise and impacts on the Hampton Roads region

Stratospheric Aerosol Phase Function and  it’s Importance in Extinction Retrievals from Limb Scatter Radiance

OWLETS

Clouds and Deep Convection

Satellite Sounding and Validation

Exceptional Events Monitoring using SNPP VIIRS Aerosol Products

AIM Extended Mission

Title: My Journey from the Earth’s Lower Atmosphere to the Thermosphere/Ionosphere: From Milliseconds to Decades

Dr. Harshvardhan (Purdue) will present: Aerosols: Smoke and Mirrors of the Climate System

Larry Flynn (NOAA) will present: GSICS: The Global Space-based Inter-Calibration System

Ruth Lieberman (NSF)

James Crawford (NASA LaRC)

Tim Berkoff (NASA LaRC) will present: OWLETS Campaign Results