- U-M Classes Begin
- Weekly Seminar (Nancy French)
- AOSS Open House
- Weekly Seminar (Aaron Ridley)
- ATmospheric Lunch
- MAVEN MOI Party
- Weekly Seminar (Jeremy Bassis)
- ATmospheric Lunch (Stacey Kawecki)
U-M Classes Begin
September 2, 2014 - 9:00 am
U-M Classes Beginclose
Weekly Seminar (Nancy French)
September 11, 2014 - 3:30 pm
Nancy French of Michigan Tech will present: "Remote Sensing and Geospatial Tools for Quantifying Fire Emissions."
Nancy has been working on applications of remote sensing to ecology and vegetation studies for over 20 years. Primary interests are in the study of forest ecosystems and the application of remote sensing and geospatial analysis techniques to ecosystem studies. Research has focused on wildfires and their effect on the structure and function of the forest ecosystem and the implications of fire to carbon cycling. Serves on the Editorial Board and as an Assistant Editor for the International Journal of Wildland Fire. Member of the North American Carbon Program Science Steering Group. Authored or co-authored 25+ journal articles and 10 book chapters.
Current & Recent Projects
- MichiganView (USGS)
- Fire Emissions Decision System (WFEIS)(NASA Carbon Cycle Science & NASA Carbon Monitoring System)
- Respiratory Health Impacts of Fire with Climate Change (NIH Climate Change Program)
- Increased Fire in NA Tundra (NASA Terrestrial Ecology)
- Mapping fire emissions from agricultural and rangeland burning (NASA Applied Sciences)
- Linking models to study invasive species in Michigan wetlands (NASA IDS)
- Carbon export to the Gulf of Maine (NASA IDS)
AOSS Open House
September 17, 2014 - 5:30 pm
The AOSS undergraduate BSE in Earth System Science and Engineering integrates engineering with atmospheric and space sciences. Don't declare until you meet the students and faculty who:
• Build instruments to study the climate, sun, space and planets.
• Explore our changing atmosphere and study how the climate affects us all.
• Develop forecasting skills for broadcast, storm analysis and pollution.
• Build models to predict Earth, space and planetary weather.
Join us for food, fun and facts!
RSVP to email@example.com
Weekly Seminar (Aaron Ridley)
September 18, 2014 - 3:30 pm
Professor Aaron Ridley of AOSS will present a seminar.close
September 19, 2014 - 12:00 pm
We are happy to announce the start of the ATmospheric Lunch time journal club (AT-Lunch) - brand new this semester!
The goals of AT-Lunch are to foster interactions within the AOSS community, provide a forum to gain broader climate and atmospheric science knowledge, and improve paper reading skills, all while eating lunch! All faculty, postdocs, graduate students, and undergraduate students are welcome to join in the discussions as leaders or attendees. The club is BYOL (bring your own lunch).
When: Fridays at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Format: Each week, a discussion leader will circulate a paper of their choosing, and kick off the discussion by providing a brief summary and explaining their reasons for selecting the paper. No presentations/slides needed! Participants will be expected to have read the paper and come with comments and/or questions.
Please check the calendar as papers and speakers will be added the week prior to each event.close
MAVEN MOI Party
September 21, 2014 - 8:00 pm
Join AOSS on Sunday, September 21 for free popcorn, pizza and pop as we listen to talks from two Mars experts and watch live footage from NASA TV for the Mars Orbit Insertion (MOI) of NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft.
Professor Stephen Bougher, a Co-Investigator on the MAVEN team, will speak about the MOI and overview of MAVEN.
Professor Nilton Renno will speak about the upcoming InSight lander, which will study the deep interior of Mars.
After these talks there will be a showing of NASA TV coverage.
The goal of MAVEN (Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN) is to determine the role that loss of atmospheric gas to space played in changing the Martian climate through time. Where did the atmosphere – and the water – go?
The party starts at 8:00 PM in the Space Research Building Auditorium, Room 2246. See you there!close
Weekly Seminar (Jeremy Bassis)
September 25, 2014 - 3:30 pm
Professor Jeremy Bassis of AOSS will present a seminar.close
ATmospheric Lunch (Stacey Kawecki)
September 26, 2014 - 12:00 pm
AOSS Doctoral Student Stacey Kawecki will present at the ATmospheric Lunch time journal club.close
September 28, 2014 - 10:00 am
Come to WeatherFest on the Central Campus Diag, where you can meet weather and climate enthusiasts from the National Weather Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and elsewhere! Enjoy fun weather activities while also learning more about the climate. Talk face-to-face with leading meteorologists, climatologists, and physical scientists. Network to create and maintain professional relationships with cutting edge companies.close