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Conference, workshop, and seminar presentations


2022
American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting 2022 | Dec 2022 | Chicago, Illinois
  • O’Neill, S.M., and 39 Coauthors including Howard, R. and Stull, R.B.: Profiles of Operational and Research Forecasting of Smoke and Air Quality Around the World
Can. Meteor. & Ocean. Soc. (CMOS) 56th Annual Congress | Jun 2022 | online
Dept. of Physics and Atmospheric Science, Dalhousie University | 5 Mar 2022 | Halifax, NS (online)
  • Di Stefano, A.: The Power and Potential of Dual-Polarization Weather Radar in Canada.
AI Super-Resolution Simulations: from Climate Science to Cosmology | Feb 2022 | Carnegie Mellon University (online)
  • Sha, Y., D.J. Gagne, G.West, R. Stull: Deep-learning-based gridded downscaling of daily precipitation in British Columbia.
102nd American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting | Jan 2022 | online


2021
American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting | 14 Dec 2021 | online
  • Di Stefano, A., West, G., Austin, P., Dolan, B., Modzelewski, H., Stull, R.: Evaluation of WRF Microphysics Schemes During OLYMPEX Using Polarimetric Radar Data.
Modelling Community of Practice (MCoP) monthly webinar | Dec 2021 | online
  • Sha, Y., D.J. Gagne, G.West, R. Stull: A hybrid analog-ensemble, convolutional-neural-network method for post-processing precipitation forecasts
The 3rd NOAA Workshop on Leveraging AI in Environmental Sciences | Sep 2021 | online
  • Sha, Y., D.J. Gagne, G.West, R. Stull: A hybrid analog-ensemble, convolutional-neural-network method for post-processing precipitation forecasts.
Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (CMOS) 55th Congress | Jun 2021 | online
  • Sha, Y., Gagne, D.J., West, G., Stull, R.: Deep-learning-based precipitation observation quality control.

  • Sha, Y., Gagne, D.J., West, G., Stull, R.: Precipitation forecast enhancement with a hybrid of analog ensemble and convolutional neural networks.

  • Rodell, C., Moisseeva, N., Chui, T., Howard, R., Stull, R.: Improving the Spatial and Temporal Resolution of the Existing Fire Weather Index System for Operational Use by Wildfire Agencies.

  • Moisseeva, N., Rodell, C., Wang, J., Howard, R., Chui, T., Schigas, R., Stull, R.: The Evaluation of Numerically-Driven Wildfire Smoke Plume Rise and Fire Behaviour System.

American Meteorological Society 13th Fire and Forest Meteorology Symposium | May 2021 | online
  • Rodell, C., Moisseeva, N., Howard, R., Stull, R.: Numerical weather prediction (NWP) derived Canadian Fire Weather Indices (FWI).

  • Moisseeva, N., Stull, R.: Wildfire smoke-plume rise: a simple energy balance parameterization.

United States Forest Service AirFire Research Group | 14 Apr 2021 | Seattle, USA (online)
  • Rodell, C., Moisseeva, N., Howard, R., Stull, R.: Particulate Matter Sensors: Vertical Profile of a Wildland Fire Smoke Plume by In-situ Observation.
101st American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting - 20th Conference on Artificial Intelligence for Environmental Science | 13 Jan 2021 | online
  • Sha, Y., D.J. Gagne, G.West, R. Stull: Generalizable Spatial Downscaling of 2-m Temperature with Multiple Data Sources - Insights from the Recent Advances in Deep Learning.


2020
American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting 2020 - Session A073: Machine Learning for Weather and Climate Modeling II | 9 Dec 2020
  • Sha, Y., Gagne, D.J., West, G., Stull, R.: Generalizable Spatial Downscaling of 2-m Temperature with Multiple Data Sources - Insights from the Recent Advances in Deep Learning.
Government of the Northwest Territories | 2 Nov 2020 | Fort Smith, NT (online)
  • Rodell, C., Moisseeva, N., Howard, R., Stull, R.: Fire Weather Forecasts: Numerical Weather Prediction Derived Fire Weather Index System.
Atmospheric Chemistry Research Group | 18 Sep 2020 | UBC (online)
  • Rodell, C., Moisseeva, N., Howard, R., Stull, R.: Particulate Matter Sensors: Vertical Profile of a Wildland Fire Smoke Plume by In-situ Observation.
Natural Resources Canada | 7 Jul 2020 | online
  • Moisseeva, N., Howard, R., Schmidt, T., Deere, A., Schigas, R., Rodell, C., Stull, R.: Wildfire behaviour and smoke research at UBC: Update.
BC Wildfire | 10 Jun 2020 | online
  • Moisseeva, N., Howard, R., Rodell, C., Stull, R.: Wildfire behaviour and smoke research at UBC: Research Leading to Improvement in Operational Smoke and Fire Index Forecasting.
European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2020 | May 2020 | Vienna, Austria (online)
Forest Fire Working Group Meeting, ECCC | 18 Apr 2020 | online
  • Moisseeva, N., Howard, R., Rodell, C., Stull, R.: Wildfire behaviour and smoke research at UBC: Research Leading to Improvement in Operational Smoke and Fire Index Forecasting.
100th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting | Jan 2020 | Boston
  • Moisseeva, N., Howard, R., Stull, R.: The Utility of Disparate Large-Eddy-Simulation Models in Revealing Complex Flow Characteristics due to Wildfires.

  • Jansens, B., Jeworrek, J., West, G., Stull, R.: Verification of WRF Model Forecasts of Windstorms in Southwestern British Columbia. (poster)

  • Boden, M., Afshar, B., West, G., and Stull, R.: Wind Power Forecasting Using Hybrid ANN–NWP Models.

  • Odon, P., West, G., and Stull, R.: An Improved Extreme Forecast Index for Temperature and Precipitation.



2019
AGU Fall Meeting | 9-13 Dec 2019 | San Francisco, CA
  • Sha, Y., Gagne D.J., Stull, R., West, G.: In-situ precipitation observation quality control with deep learning — A case study in British Columbia, Canada. 
NCAR Computational and Information Systems Laboratory (CISL) | 2 Dec 2019 | Boulder, CO
  • Sha, Y., Gagne, D.J., West, G., Stull, R.: Deep learning for downscaling gridded daily temperature & precipitation in complex terrain.
Wildland Fire Canada 2019 | 18-21 Nov 2019 | Ottawa, ON
  • Rodell, C., Howard, R., Stull, R., Schigas, R., Chui, T.: Plume rise and dispersion: BlueSky Canada, Research and field observations. 
Can. Meteor. & Ocean. Soc. (CMOS) Annual Congress with IUGG Gen. Assembly | 8-18 Jul 2019 | Montreal, QC
  • Chui, T., Stull, R.: Forecasting Extratropical Windstorms Using the Model for Prediction Across Scales (MPAS).

  • Jeworrek, J., G. West, and R. Stull: Resolved vs Parameterized Precipitation - An Evaluation of Grid-size Dependency in WRF.

  • Di Stefano, A., West, G., Stull, R.: The Influence of Grid Spacing & Microphysical Schemes on WRF Fcsts. of Significant Precip. over a Mtn. Ridge.

Joint WRF & MPAS Users Workshop, US Nat. Ctr. for Atm. Research (NCAR) | 8-9 Jun 2019 | Boulder, CO
  • Chui, T.C.Y., Stull, R.: MPAS-A sensitivity to floating-point precision, mesh configuration, & interp. scheme: Case studies.
PIMS Workshop on Mathematical Sci. and Clean Energy Applications | 21-24 May 2019 | UBC, Vancouver, BC
  • Campbell, M., West, G., Stull, R.: Improving electrical grid efficiency through weather-based dynamic-thermal-rating methods.
Pacific Northwest Weather Workshop | 3-4 May 2019 | Seattle, WA
  • Chui, T., Jeworrek, J., Jansens, B., Di Stefano, A., Stull, R.: The Ensemble Weather Forecasting System at the University of British Columbia (UBC).

  • Chui, T., Stull, R.: Evaluating the Model for Prediction Across Scales (MPAS) for Weather Forecasting in British Columbia.

Interagency Meeting on Wildfire Smoke Commun. in BC. | 5 Feb 2019 | Vancouver, BC
  • Stull, R., Howard, R., Schigas, R., Modzelewski, H., Campbell, M., Tessema: BlueSky Wildfire Smoke Pred. Issues.


2018
International Symposium on Deep Earth Exploration and Practices | 24-26 Oct 2018 | Beijing, China
Air Quality Science Update (AQSU) Mini-symposium | 18 Oct 2018 | ECCC, Vancouver
  • Howard, R., Liqui Lung, Moisseeva, N., Stull, R.: Large-eddy Simul. of Smoke-Plume Rise from Wildfires.
American Meteorological Society 15th Conference on Cloud Physics/15th Conf. on Atmos. Radiation | Jul 2018 | Vancouver, BC
  • Jeworrek, J., Stull, R.: The Interaction betw. Cumulus & Microphysics Params. in WRF Grey Zone. (poster)
Northern Forestry Center Seminar, NRCan | 14 Jun 2018 | Edmonton, AB
  •  Moisseeva, N., Howard, R., Liqui Lung, Chui, T., Schigas, R., Stull, R.: Plume Rise from Wildfires: BlueSky & Large-eddy Simulations.
Can. Meteor. & Ocean. Soc. (CMOS) Annual Congress | 10-12 Jun 2018 | Halifax, NS
  • Chui, T., Stull, R. Siuta, D.: Leveraging public cloud infrastructure to produce affordable & reliable NWP.

  • Sha, Y., West, G., Stull, R.: The post-processing of gridded NWP with Extreme Learning Machine in BC.

26th Annual Conf. of the Can. Computation. Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Society | 10-12 June 2018 | Winnipeg, MB
  • Stull, R.: Peculiarities & Disasters in Weather CFD (Invited plenary talk at CFD2018)
2018 N. Cent. BC Clean Air Forum | 5 Jun 2018 | Prince George, BC
  • Schigas,R., Stull, R., Wildfire Smoke Forecast System. (Invited Lecture)
Pacific Northwest Weather Workshop | Apr 2018 | Seattle, WA
  • Moisseeva, N., Howard, R., Liqui Lung, Chui, T., Schigas, R., Stull, R.: Plume Rise from Wildfires: BlueSky & Large-eddy Simulations.
American Meteorological Society 98th Annual Conference | 7-11 Jan 2018 | Austin, TX
  • Siuta, D., Stull, R.: Benefits of a Multimodel Ensemble for Hub-Height Wind Prediction in Mtn. Terrain.

  • Di Stefano, Siuta, D., West, G., Stull, R.: NWP Fcst.Perform.for Significant Precip. Events over SW BC. (poster)



2017
Purdue University, Earth Atmos & Planetary Sci Dept. Seminar | 24 Aug 2017 | W. Lafayette, IN
  • Stull, R.: Numerical Weather Prediction Issues in Mountainous Western North America. 
Canadian Cordillera Array workshop | 15-17 Aug 2017 | Victoria, BC 
  • Stull, R., Howard, R.: The value of weather observations for numerical weather prediction.
Can. Meteor. & Ocean. Soc. Annual Congress | 4-8 Jun 2017 | Toronto, ON
  • Odon, P., West, G., Stull, R.: Extreme Levels of temperature, wind speeds, and precip. over BC, Canada. (poster)
NSF Workshop: Modeling Research in the Cloud | 31 May – 2 Jun 2017 | NCAR, Boulder, CO
  • Siuta, D., Stull, R., Chui, T.: Viability of cloud computing for real-time numerical weather prediction.

  • Chui, T., Siuta, D., West, G., Modzelewski, H., Schigas, R., Stull, R.: Real-time Weather Fcst on Google Cloud. (poster)

Canadian Cordillera Array workshop | 15-18 May 2017 | Anchorage, AK
  • James, Boggs, Stull, Coauthors: The Canadian Cordillera Array: Developing an EarthScope-like Program for Canada.
BC Min. of Environ. Air Quality Meteorology Training Session | 14 Mar 2017 | Vancouver
  • Stull, R.: Atmospheric Boundary layers, Turbulence & Dispersion. (Invited)
Cordilleran Tectonics Workshop | 24-26 Feb 2017 | Vancouver, MDRU-UBC
  • Boggs & 15 Coauthors including Stull, R.: The Canadian Cordillera array is coming soon!
American Meteorological Society 97th Annual Conference | 22-26 Jan 2017 | Seattle
  • Siuta, D., West, G., Modzelewski, H., Schigas, R., Stull, R., Chui, T.: Viability of Cloud-Computing for Real-Time NWP.

  • Siuta, D., Howard, R., Stull, R.: Deriving Flux-profile Relation. to Improve Wind Speed Estim. at Mtn. Ridge-tops

  • Chui, T., Siuta, D., Stull, R.: Temperature & Precip. Fcsts. in Complex Terrain Using PBL Param. Ensembles.

  • Nipen, Siuta, D., Stull, R.: Verif: A Python Package for Forecast Verification.

  • Moisseeva, N., Stull, R.: Capturing Plume Rise and Dispersion with WRF-Fire: an RxCADRE Case Study.

  • Odon, P., West, G., Stull, R.: Comparison of ERA-Interim, CFSR, MERRA-2 and JRA-55 Reanalyses.

  • Campbell, M., Stull, R.: Weather-Based Thermal-Ratings for a High Voltage Transmission Line.



2016
Second National Smoke Forum | 28 Oct 2016 | Kelowna
  • Anderson, Cochrane, Pankratz, Sakiyama, Stull, R.: Smoke Forecasting Tools.
Can. Meteor. & Ocean. Soc. Annual Congress | 29 May - 2 Jun 2016 | Fredericton NB
  • Campbell, M., Stull, R.: An intercomparison of weather-based thermal rating methods for a 500kV transmission line in BC.
TLEF Showcase / Celebrate Learning Week | 5 May 2016 | UBC 
  • Stull, R.: ATSC 113 Weather for Sailing, Flying & Snow Sports.  (Invited)
Multidisciplinary Undergrad Research Conference | 31 Mar 2016 | UBC
  • Chui, T., Siuta, D., Stull, R.: On the Use of Multiple PBL Parameterizations Schemes for Forecasting Temperature & Precip. In Complex Terrain.
Pacific NW Weather Workshop | 4-5 Mar 2016 | Seattle
  • Siuta, D., Modzelewski, H., West, G., Schigas, R., Stull, R.: Viability of Cloud Computing for Operational NWP.

  • Siuta, D., West, G., Stull, R.: Short-term Hub-height Wind Forecasting in Complex Terrain.

AGU Virtual Poster Showcase | Mar-Apr 2016
  • Chui, T., Siuta, D., Stull, R.: On the use of Multi. PBL Params.
Canadian Interagency Forest Fire Centre - A National Conversation | 27 Apr 2016 | Webinar
  • Anderson, Simpson, Stull, R.: Canadian BlueSky Playground.
EOAS Professional Development Seminars | 13 Jan 2016 | UBC
  • Stull, R.: Publish or Perish; Ethics & Honour.
American Meteorological Society Annual Conference | 9-14 Jan 2016 | New Orleans
  • Siuta, D., West, G., Stull, R.: A Sensitivity Study of the Hub-height Wind Speed Forecast … in Complex Terrain.

  • Siuta, D., West, G., Nipen, Stull, R.: Calibrated Hub-height wind speed forecasts from a WRF Ensemble.

  • Siuta, D., Stull, R., Howard, R.: Measurement & Simulation of Wind & Temperature Profiles in Complex Terrain.



2015
Centre for Energy Advancement through Technological Innovation (CEATI) Workshop on Utility-scale Renewable Energy Operations and Optimization | 4 Nov 2015 | Vancouver
  •  Stull, R.: Tools for Daily Operational Forecasting of Wind and Wind Power. (Invited)
BlueSky Canada meeting | 15-16 Oct 2015 | Vancouver

(Stull, R. was the local host, & moderator for roundtable)

  • Howard, R., Stull, R., Seagram: Report on UBC BlueSky Canada research projects.

  • Schigas, R., Stull, R.: BlueSky Canada 2015 Operations Review.

  • Schigas, R., Stull, R.: BlueSky Canada 2015 Playground Review.

Can. Meteor. & Ocean. Soc. 49th Congress | 31 May – 4 Jun 2015 | Whistler

 

  • Stull, R.: Proposal to Eliminate DiffEQ as Requirement for a Bachelors in Atmos. Sci.

  • Afshar, West, G., Howard, R., Modzelewski, H., Stull, R.: High Resolution NWP for the Canadian Arctic.

  • Siuta, D., Stull, R.: Initial results of simulating the hub-height wind speed from a multi-PBL scheme.

  • Howard, R., Seagram, Stull, R.: A model for vertical spread of forest fire smoke within the initial smoke plume.

  • West, G., Nipen, Siuta, D., Bourdin, Stull, R.: Successes and challenges of developing probabilistic forecasts.

  • Stull, R.: The Change in Climate Change. (Invited)
Pacific NW Weather Workshop | 27-28 Feb 2015 | Seattle
  • Li, Stull, R.: Art of Parenting: Accum. abs. error anal.

  • Afshar, West, G., Howard, R., Modzelewski, H., Stull, R.: High-res NWP for Can. Arctic.

  • Schigas, R., Howard, R., Stull, R.: Improvements in operational smoke forecasting for W. Canada.

  • Siuta, D., Modzelewski, H., Li, Schigas, R., Stull, R.: Current Status of the UBC operational NWP suite.



2014
AMS/AGU Heads, Chairs Meet. | 16-17 Oct 2014 | Boulder, CO
  • Stull, R.: Move ATSC fundamentals into Yrs 1-2.
National Smoke Forum | 10 Oct 2014 | Halifax
  • Schigas, R., Stull, R.: Initializing fire & smoke…for wildland fires.

  •  Howard, R., Stull, R.: BlueSky Canada: evaluation & recent research.

UCAR-Canada Workshop | 22 Aug 2014 | Montreal
  • Stull, R.: Strong & growing collab. betw. UCAR/NCAR & UBC.
UN World Weather Open Sci. Conf. | 16-21 Aug 2014 | Montreal
  • Stull, R.: Operational NWP by a Canadian Univ.
6th Can. GeoHazards Conf | 15-18 Jun 2014 | Kingston, ON
  • Jakob, Weatherly, Perkins, Bale, Howard, R., Stull, R., Esarte: Hydro-geomorph. response to the June 19-21 2013 storm in Canmore & Bighorn Mun. Distr., AB.
Invited talk at the Norwegian Meteoro. Inst. | 17 Jun 2014 | Oslo, Norway
  • Stull, R. & 19 Coauthors: On making operational NWP from within a university research group.
West. Can. Weather Workshop | 6 Jun 2014 | Vancouver, BC 
  • Fleming, Bourdin, Campbell, M., Stull, R., Gardner: Prob.flood fcsting.using downscaled bias-corrected NAEFS weather inputs to an ensemble

  • Stull, R. & 19 Cauthors: UBC ensemble NWP sys.: Update & plans.

  • West, G., Nipen, Stull, R.: Producing 42-member calibrated probabilistic forecasts.

  • Mason, Stull, R.: Wind farm forecasting: Impacts of higher vertical resolution and cluster ensembles.

  • Howard, R.& Stull, R.: Intercompar. of the Jun 2013 SW Alberta rainstorm with past heavy rain events.

Canadian Interagency Forest Fire Centre (CIFFC) Nat’l Conv. | 15 Apr 2014
  • Anderson, Chochrane, Lyder, Pankratz, Raffuse, Sakiyama, Schigas, R., Stull, R.: The BlueSky Canada wildfire smoke forecasting system.
BlueSky Smoke Forecasting Team Meeting, NRCan Northern Forestry Centre | 18-20 Feb 2014 | Edmonton
  • Stull, R.: A model for forest-fire smoke-plume equilibrium level. (funded)
American Meteorological Society Annual Conference | 2-6 Feb 2014 | Atlanta
  •  Wong, M., W.C. Skamarock, P.H. Lauritzen, J.B. Klemp, R. Stull: A fully compressible nonhydrostatic cell-integrated semi-Lagrangian solver (CSLAM-NH) with consistent and conservative transport. (poster)


2013
International Smoke Symposium | 21-24 Oct 2013 | Univ. of Maryland near Washington DC
  • Anderson, Larkin, Schigas, R., Sakiyama, Raffuse, Stull, R., Pankratz, Lyder, Cochrane: The BlueSky Canada Wildfire Smoke Forecasting System.
Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society Annual Congress | Saskatoon
  • Nipen, T., Stull, R., 26-30 May 2013: Finding the best variables for NWP analog forecasts.
Pacific NW Weather Workshop | 1-2 Mar 2013 | Seattle WA
  • Howard, R., Stull, R.: PISTE: A Snow-Physics Model for Groomed Ski Slopes in the Pacific Northwest.


More conferences will be added soon!