2020 BASC Symposium
2020 BASC Symposium
February 6 - February 7, 2020
David Brower Center, Berkeley, CA


Event Description

Please join us for the 2020 Berkeley Atmospheric Sciences Center Symposium. The Symposium will take place February 6-7, 2020 in McCone Hall on the UC Berkeley campus and the David Brower Center in Berkeley.

The event kicks off with an opening talk open to the public and co-hosted by the Department of Earth and Planetary Science, on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 3:45 pm in 141 McCone Hall. The symposium continues all day on February 7, 2020 at the David Brower Center in downtown Berkeley, with a series of sessions focusing on emerging questions in four major thematic areas of atmospheric science. Registration is required for the second day of the symposium.

The goal of the annual BASC Symposium is to foster interaction among the community of atmospheric science researchers and students from UC Berkeley and surrounding institutions. As always, we invite participants from around the San Francisco Bay Area including (but not limited to) UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC Santa Cruz, Stanford, San Francisco State University, San Jose State University, NASA Ames, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Lawrence Livermore National Lab, SRI, USGS, Bay Area Air Quality Management District, US Environmental Protection Agency, and the California Air Resources Board. We encourage students and postdocs to participate and present posters.

Symposium Schedule

Thursday, February 6, 2020

UC Berkeley, 141 McCone Hall

Co-hosted with the Department of Earth and Planetary Science

3:45-4:45        All models are wrong, some are useful (what came next is most important                        for climate modeling)

         Ken Carslaw, University of Leeds


Friday, February 7, 2020

David Brower Center, Goldman Theater

8:00-9:00       Registration and Poster Setup

9:00-10:00      Atmospheric Nitrogen Deposition in Urban and Rural Environments:                        Overload or Limitation

         Pamela Templer, Boston University

10:00-11:00    Morning Poster Session

11:00-12:00    Spectral Analysis of a Time Series: from Additive perspective to

                          Multiplicative perspective              

         Zhaohua Wu, Florida State University

12:00-1:30      Lunch

1:30-2:30     Valuing the Climate

         Solomon Hsiang, University of California, Berkeley

2:30-3:30         Afternoon Poster Session

3:30-4:30    Trends in wildfires & agricultural fires: Implications for climate and air quality

          Loretta Mickley, Harvard University

4:30-5:00         Closing Remarks