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2016 Severe Convection and Climate Workshop

March 9-10, 2016
Columbia University, New York, NY
#SevCon16

The workshop is intended for all in academia, government, and the private sector with an interest in understanding the latest science behind the risk from severe convective storms. The workshop showcased the latest research on severe convective storms (tornadoes, hail and damaging wind) and their connections with the climate system on all time scales. The workshop featured invited keynote talks, a limited number of contributed talks, panel discussions, and a poster session, as well as substantial breaks and opportunities for networking and unstructured discussion.


Abstract Submission

The Abstract submission deadline (Jan 8, 2015) is passed.

The workshop featured invited keynote talks, a limited number of contributed talks, panel discussions, and a poster session, as well as substantial breaks and opportunities for networking and unstructured discussion.

Please circulate to interested colleagues, and sign up to receive more information.

Some travel support for students is expected.


Confirmed Keynote Speakers


Directions and Accomodations

Find all the information in the Logistics page.


Scientific Program

Find all the information in the Workshop Agenda page (here you will also find links to the presentations). Find the abstracts on the Abstracts page.


Organizing Committee

Michael K. Tippett, John T. Allen,  Adam H. Sobel, Chiara Lepore

You can contact us by email: severeconvectionclimate@gmail.com