Atmospheric River Research at NCAR/UCAR, Virtual Workshop

Atmopsheric rivers (ARs) transport large amounts of moisture across latitudes and are key to Earth’s water cycle, supplying communities around the globe with important water resources.  Extreme ARs, however, can produce intense precipitation that lead to high impact events, such as severe floods, and pose significant risk to affected communities.

We are organizing an in-house (virtual) workshop this Fall (date to be determined) focused on ARs and their related impacts across NCAR/UCAR labs and projects.

The goals of this workshop are: 1) to increase cross-lab collaborations and 2) educate ourselves on current or planned AR research at our institution.  The workshop will be structured to include short presentations, and will focus on discussion and finding intersections for collaboration. A potential workshop outcome could be writing a common proposal across labs.

If you are working in the field, or are interested in this topic, please fill out the below google form which will help us plan and gauge interest. Feel free to contact us for more information.

Google form survey:  

https://forms.gle/egNcFGfTApfSctBp6

Christine Shields (CGD) James Done (MMM) Daniel Swain (MMM) Manuela Brunner (RAL)

Announcement Timing: 
Monday, June 1, 2020 to Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Posted by Christine Shields at ext. 1312, shields@ucar.edu

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