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One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

February 27th, 2007 · No Comments

So I received a call from my father in Tulsa, OK, a few weeks ago, and he starts by saying “Hey Sean, What’s your friend Lars’ last name?”. I tell him and ask him why, and he says “Oh. Good. Some quack (not the actualy word he used) named Lars from Boulder (not actually my [...]

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Tags: climate · general interest · global warming

IPCC SPM Overview

February 14th, 2007 · No Comments

Here is a copy of the presentation I gave at last week’s ATOC journal club on the IPCC SPM report.  It’s basically a regurgitation of the information in the SPM and in my previous post on what’s new in the AR4 SPM compared to TAR.  It’s not exactly the most exciting presentation, but I invite [...]

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Tags: climate · general interest · modeling

IPCC SPM – So What’s new?

February 2nd, 2007 · 4 Comments

Much of the information that is in the IPCC Summary for Policymakers is not news to those of us who are in the atmospheric science community and follow the literature. Even though we try, things do tend to slip through the cracks, and it takes someone (or 2500+ people, to be precise) to distill the [...]

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Tags: climate · general interest · modeling

IPCC SPM – So What’s new?

February 2nd, 2007 · No Comments

Much of the information that is in the IPCC Summary for Policymakers is not news to those of us who are in the atmospheric science community and follow the literature. Even though we try, things do tend to slip through the cracks, and it takes someone (or 2500+ people, to be precise) to distill the [...]

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Tags: climate · general interest · modeling

A Place to Have Your Head in a Cloud!

August 10th, 2006 · 4 Comments

This week, a friend and former grad student in my group, Gannet Hallar, sends her regards to Head in a Cloud from the Storm Peak Laboartory, and gives an overview of the facilities there… What, might you ask, does a ground-based lab have to do with cloud measurements? Well… as it turns out, the altitude [...]

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Tags: climate · general interest · instruments