Staff Notes Daily Calendar Events

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 3:30pm

Dale M. Barker
The Met Office
Data Assimilation and Ensembles (DAE) Section of Weather Science

As part of the EURO4M project (European Reanalysis and Observations For Monitoring: 2010 - 2014), the Met Office has developed an atmospheric regional reanalysis capability in order to study the local variability of European weather/climate variables at resolutions not permitted by the current generation of global reanalyses.

The 12km UM-based regional reanalysis system is nested within the ECMWF's ~80km ERA global reanalysis, and assimilates observations from the ERA database. Data assimilation of both conventional and a wide range of satellite data is performed using the four-dimensional variational (4DVAR) approach. In the pilot EURO4M project, the reanalysis has been run for an initial 2-year period (2008-2009) and validated against independent observations and other reanalysis datasets. This talk will provide an overview of the system as well as results from initial evaluation efforts.

The extension of the reanalysis period to the full satellite-era (1978-present) together with the introduction of reanalysis uncertainty estimates via ensemble DA will be undertaken in the new UERRA project (Uncertainty Estimation for Regional ReAnalyses: 2014- 2018). Future plans for UERRA and other regional reanalyses (e.g. for the Indian Monsoon) will be presented.

This seminar will be recorded and available via webcast at:
http://www.fin.ucar.edu/it/mms/fl2-live.htm

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 3:30 PM
Refreshments 3:15 PM
NCAR-Foothills Laboratory
3450 Mitchell Lane
Bldg 2 Small Seminar Room 1001

Presenter(s):
Dale M. Barker
Type of event:
Seminar/Symposium
Building:
FL2
Room:
1001

Posted by Michelle Menard (Email) at x8189
Lab/division hosting the event:
NCAR, NESL, MMM
Affiliation or organization:
Friday, July 25, 2014 - 9:00am

All staff invited to fifth Goal Team Open House

Earlier this year the President’s Council defined eight goals that address UCAR’s role in facilitating key activities across NCAR, UCP, and the community, and it tasked eight goal teams to flesh these out.  The teams have done a tremendous job developing these goals and objectives. We have also revised UCAR’s vision and mission. Now, in order for the UCAR Strategic Plan to fully reflect the talents, ideas and vision of our organization, we need your input to provide constructive feedback on the plan’s direction and how and where it might be improved. There are a number of opportunities for feedback including posting comments and engaging in discussion on the website (UCAS password required), as well as attending the goal team Open House meetings.

Presenter(s):
David Edwards and Meg Austin
Type of event:
No event type category
Building:
FL2
Room:
1001 (small auditoriumJ)

Posted by Susan Montgomery-Hodge (Email) at x1653
Lab/division hosting the event:
UCAR
Affiliation or organization:
Monday, July 28, 2014 - 10:30am

All staff are invited to the sixth Goal Team Open House

Earlier this year the President’s Council defined eight goals that address UCAR’s role in facilitating key activities across NCAR, UCP, and the community, and it tasked eight goal teams to flesh these out.  The teams have done a tremendous job developing these goals and objectives. We have also revised UCAR’s vision and mission. Now, in order for the UCAR Strategic Plan to fully reflect the talents, ideas and vision of our organization, we need your input to provide constructive feedback on the plan’s direction and how and where it might be improved. There are a number of opportunities for feedback including posting comments and engaging in discussion on the website (UCAS password required), as well as attending the goal team Open House meetings.

Presenter(s):
Karyn Sawyer and Mohan Ramamurthy
Type of event:
No event type category
Building:
CG1
Room:
north auditorium

Posted by Susan Montgomery-Hodge (Email) at x1653
Lab/division hosting the event:
UCAR
Affiliation or organization:
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 2:00pm

All staff invited to seventh Goal Team Open House

Earlier this year the President’s Council defined eight goals that address UCAR’s role in facilitating key activities across NCAR, UCP, and the community, and it tasked eight goal teams to flesh these out.  The teams have done a tremendous job developing these goals and objectives. We have also revised UCAR’s vision and mission. Now, in order for the UCAR Strategic Plan to fully reflect the talents, ideas and vision of our organization, we need your input to provide constructive feedback on the plan’s direction and how and where it might be improved. There are a number of opportunities for feedback including posting comments and engaging in discussion on the website (UCAS password required), as well as attending the goal team Open House meetings.

Presenter(s):
Vanda Grubišić and Bill Brune (Pennsylvania State University)
Type of event:
No event type category
Building:
CG1
Room:
north auditorium

Posted by Susan Montgomery-Hodge (Email) at x1653
Lab/division hosting the event:
UCAR
Affiliation or organization:
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 1:00pm

Opt 1: July 30, 2014, 1-4 pm, CG1-3131
Opt 2: August 4, 2014, 1-4 pm, ML-Damon
Instructor: Rebecca Swisher, UCAR Pres Office/Communications

Overview: Change is everywhere!  We CAN manage change effectively personally and professionally by applying the Prosci ADKAR model - Awareness, Desire, Knowledge, Ability and Reinforcement.  During this interactive, hands-on workshop, you will learn how to: Assess your organization's readiness for change; Develop a change management plan using ADKAR; Involve your sponsors; Communicate the change; Manage resistance to change; and Engage your department, lab or program in the change.

This workshop is open to everyone and is especially valuable for managers/supervisors, project and team leads.

Register at EOD Training Catalog via Connect
(UCAS login>Training Catalog>Search by class name>Details>Enroll in desired date option)

Presenter(s):
Rebecca Swisher
Type of event:
Workshop
Building:
CG1
Room:
3131

Posted by Cheryl Cristanelli (Email) at x3036
Lab/division hosting the event:
UCAR, UCAR President's Office, Comms
Affiliation or organization:
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 2:00pm

All staff invited to eighth and final Goal Team Open House

Earlier this year the President’s Council defined eight goals that address UCAR’s role in facilitating key activities across NCAR, UCP, and the community, and it tasked eight goal teams to flesh these out.  The teams have done a tremendous job developing these goals and objectives. We have also revised UCAR’s vision and mission. Now, in order for the UCAR Strategic Plan to fully reflect the talents, ideas and vision of our organization, we need your input to provide constructive feedback on the plan’s direction and how and where it might be improved. There are a number of opportunities for feedback including posting comments and engaging in discussion on the website (UCAS password required), as well as attending the goal team Open House meetings.

Presenter(s):
John Ristvey and Becca Hatheway
Type of event:
No event type category
Building:
CG1
Room:
2126

Posted by Susan Montgomery-Hodge (Email) at x1653
Lab/division hosting the event:
UCAR
Affiliation or organization:
Monday, August 4, 2014 - 1:00pm

CHANGE MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP (ADKAR Model)
Opt 1: July 30, 2014, 1-4 pm, CG1-3131
Opt 2: August 4, 2014, 1-4 pm, ML-Damon
Instructor: Rebecca Swisher, UCAR Pres Office/Communications

Overview: Change is everywhere!  We CAN manage change effectively personally and professionally by applying the Prosci ADKAR model - Awareness, Desire, Knowledge, Ability and Reinforcement.  During this interactive, hands-on workshop, you will learn how to: Assess your organization's readiness for change; Develop a change management plan using ADKAR; Involve your sponsors; Communicate the change; Manage resistance to change; and Engage your department, lab or program in the change.

This workshop is open to everyone and is especially valuable for managers/supervisors, project and team leads.

Register at EOD Training Catalog via Connect
(UCAS login>Training Catalog>Search by class name>Details>Enroll in desired date option)

Presenter(s):
Rebecca Swisher
Type of event:
Workshop
Building:
Mesa Lab
Room:
Damon

Posted by Cheryl Cristanelli (Email) at x3036
Lab/division hosting the event:
UCAR, UCAR President's Office, Comms
Affiliation or organization: