NCAR

NCAR Undergraduate Leadership Workshop
National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO

June 11 - 15 2012, Boulder, Colorado

UCAR
Syllabus(.PDF) | Additional Resources


2012 ULW Participants

2012 PROGRAM

 

Date

Theme

Activity

Monday, June 11  

 

Program Intro & Overview of the week

Tim Barnes, Spark, Intro and Overview, Systems Game Part I
- Download .ppt file

 

Leadership of NCAR

Dr. Roger Wakimoto, NCAR Director

 

 

Group Photo

 

Leadership

Dr. Kelvin Droegemeier, Office of the Vice President for Research and School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma - Introduction to Leadership models, Download Part I .pptx File

 

Leadership Activity

Dr. Kelvin Droegemeier - Leadership Models II - Download Part II .pptx File

  Climate Modeling

Dr. David Lawrence, Climate and Global Dynamics Division of NCAR Download .pptx File

 

Leadership of the University Corporation for Atmospheric Reserach

Dr. Tom Bogdan, UCAR President
-UCAR President

 

Certified Passive Home

Brian Fuentes, Principle Architect, Fuentes Design

 

Climate Change Communication

Denali Hussin, Operations Manager, Climate Communication dot org

  Group Activity Tim Barnes, Systems Activity Part II, Values and S.M.A.R.T. goals
     

Tuesday, June 12

 

Weather Research

Dr. Richard Rotunno, Director Mesoscale and Miscroscale Meteorology Division - Download .pptx and movies

 

Research Applications

Research Applications Lab
-Dr. Jason Knievel
Download .pptx

 

Solar and Space Weather Research

Dr. Mark Miesch, High Altitude Observatory Download Keynote Presentation   Multimedia  Download .pdf Presentation

 

Severe Weather

Hands-on with the DOWS
-Dr. Josh Wurman, Director - Center for Severe Weather Research CSWR

 

Teleconference with Alum

Dr. John Krasting, Physical Scientist, GFDL Download .pptx File

 

Paul Loikith, Ph.D. Candidate, Rutgers University Download .pptx File

  Field Trip Field trip to Rocky Mountain National Park
     

Wednesday, June 13

 

NOAA Fieldtrip Earth System Research Lab

Welcome and Introduction
-Hilary Peddicord; Dr. Ryan Neeley III, GMD & CSD
presentation coming... ; Dr. David Stone SWPC; Lisa Kniederman, NWS Forecaster

 

SIP/Sociology

Julie Demuth, Societal Impacts Program Download .pptx File

 

Chemistry in the Field

Dr. Tiffany Duhl, Atmospheric Chemistry Division, NCAR

Chautauqua Park Picnic

Joint Picnic Dinner with SOARS Proteges

     

Thursday, June 14

 

"Speedating"

Various UCAR/NCAR/UCP Staff

 

Graduate Panel of Early Career Scientists

Various UCAR/NCAR/UCP Staff

 

Professional Education

Bruce Muller, Production Manager, COMET presentation coming...

 

Hands-On Science

Tim Barnes, Spark

 

Earth Observing Lab, NCAR

Alison Rockwell, Bill Brown, EOL, NCAR

 

Chocolate and Climate

Dr. Rosie Fisher , Climate and Global Dynamics Division, NCAR

 

Friday, June 15

  Research From Airborne Platforms Dr. Julie Haggerty and Dr. Britt Stephens

 

Review of ULW Week

Student Presentations

  Goal Setting Set SMART Goal

Student Feedback

Program Evaluation and Adjourn

 

Links to Graduate School Opportunities

Jobs and Career Opportunities

National Professional Organizations: