The SAC hosts and promotes several events throughout the year! Check out this calendar for upcoming events!
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Jens Redemann - NASA 3:30 reception, 4:00 seminar - NWC 1313 Aerosol-cloud-climate interactions: recent observational efforts to address climate model deficiencies and assessments of future needs and opportunitiesFind out more »
Join us on 27 March from 4-6pm as Dr. Timothy Laubach will model effective strategies that have been observed to be successful in a science classroom and discuss ways to incorporate these strategies in your own teaching. Dr. Laubach has asked participants take this single question survey prior to the workshop. Following the workshop, the SAC hopes to hold regular follow-up meetings for those in teaching roles that wish to continue improving their teaching skills! Dr. Laubach is an associate professor…Find out more »
Reception 3:30, Seminar 4:00 Relationship of Lightning to Thunderstorm Kinematics, Microphysics and Severe Weather Dr. Lawrence D. Carey, University of Alabama in Huntsville Severe warning operations and impacts-based decision support require early and frequent updates of convective state, including updraft intensity. Historically, operational Next Generation Weather Radar (NEXRAD) dual-polarization and Doppler data have served this role effectively. With the advent of the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES-R/S) series (GOES-16, GOES-17), there are opportunities to bring new measurements to the problem of…Find out more »
No matter your career track, public speaking is an important skill to develop. As part of SAC's professional development series, a panel of experienced scientists will cover public speaking in a variety of settings. Dr. Greg McFarquhar (CIMMS director), Dr. Katie Wilson (CIMMS/NSSL), and Kevin Kloesel (OCS director/OU Emergency Prep meteorologist) will offer information about being a better public speaker.Find out more »
Come learn some basic tools of the trade relevant for meteorologists! Tools to be covered include: LaTeX, Adobe Illustrator, software compiling, python, and webpage development. Panelists include Dr. Cameron Homeyer, Tyler Bell, and Nick Szapiro.Find out more »
Corn Hole Tournament NWC Ceremonial Drive April 27th 4:30-7:00pm Food Trucks, Drinks, Fun! Teams can sign up here! Join the 1st annual National Weather Center Corn Hole Tournament to raise money for Wildcare Oklahoma! Teams of two can sign up for $30 and others can join the fun for $5. Tournament winners and the team with the most spirit will be crowned! New NWC gaming equipment will be unveiled and open for play: ping pong, soccer, badminton/volleyball! The Meating Place…Find out more »
Some events are still in the planning stages and don’t have specific dates yet. Those are listed here:
- Spring Graduate Town Hall –
Graduate students meet to discuss ongoing SAC initiatives, courses, and general concerns.
- Spring Undergraduate Town Hall –
Undergraduate students meet to discuss ongoing SAC initiatives, courses, and general concerns.