Invited Lectures and others in brackets
In Mexico City (at the invitation of the Mexican Government, through the Secretariat for Planning and Technology, SARH), 1981.
"Numerical modelling of clouds and its use for weather modification", February 16, 1981.
"Formation and modification of warm rain", February 17, 1981.
"Formation and modification of cold rain, snow and hail", February 18, 1981.
"State of the art and future of weather modification", February 19, 1981.
"The status of the Precipitation Enhancement Project, PEP, of the World Meteorological Organization", February 20, 1981.
(The lectures were for physicists, meteorologists and cloud physicists, with the exception of the one on February 19, in which I addressed an audience which included people from the Department of Agriculture, the Mexican Valley Water Authority, Mexico Hydro, and the Weather Service.)
"Ueber den Stand der Wettermodifikation" Freie Universität, Berlin, June 5, 1981.
In Beijing, China, at the Invitation of the
Chinese Government the WMO; with the following lectures given in
the Academy Institute for Atmospheric Sciences, November 13-28,
September 13-14: "The WMO Precipitation Enhancement Experiment, PEP. "Basic Concepts and Status of Weather Modification (including the formation of warm fog and warm rain, cold fog and cold rain, characteristics and modification of tropical cyclones, lightning prevention; with design and evaluation criteria for weather modification experiments, November 17, 1981. "Cloud Dynamics, Numerical Cloud Modelling and its Applications to Weather Modification Experiments, November 18, 1981. "The Formation and Suppression of Hail", November 18, 1981. "Basic Cloud Physics Laboratory Experiments on Rain, Snow and Hail Formation", November 18, 1981.
"The WMO/ICSU Co-operative Programme on World Climate Research", Biennial meeting of the International Council of Scientific Unions, Cambridge, U.K. September 13-14, 1982.
"WMO and Hydrology" International Symposium on
Hydrological Basins, Bern, Switzerland,
September 21-22, 1982.
"Regenbildung durch Hagelwachstum", Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zürich, Laboratorium für Atmosphärenphysik, July 11, 1983.
(Papers submitted to International Cloud Physics Conference 1984, Tallinn, USSR: R. List, F. Garcia-Garcia, R.E. Stewart and D.B. McDonald, "Hail to Rain Conversion through Melting". P. Joe and R. List, "Numerical Modelling of Hail to Rain Conversion". D.J. Griggs, J.P. Rouyet, R.E. Stewart and R. List, "Laboratory Simulation of Graupel Growth". )
Invited lecture "The role of extended atmospheric physics in development" at the International Conference on Physics for Development and Annual Meeting of the International Union for Pure and Applied Physics, IUPAP, Trieste, Italy, October 8-12, 1984.
Invited lectures on 1) "Cloud physics and principles of
weather modification", 2) "The concepts of warm rain
modification", 3) "The WMO Precipitation Enhancement
Project" and 4) "Components of weather modification
experiments"; First Seminar on Weather Modification and
Evaluation Techniques, Chiang Mai, Thailand;
sponsored by the World Meteorological Organization, the United
Nations Development Programme and the ASEAN Coordinating
Committee on Science and Technology, December 9-16, 1984.
Invited paper, "The Cloud Physics Facilities at the University of Toronto", at the 'Technical Workshop for the Future of Laboratory Research and Facilities for Cloud Physics and Chemistry'. Sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NOAA and the National Center for Atmospheric Research NCAR, Boulder, Colorado, March 20-22, 1985.
Two seminars at the University of Alberta, "Icing of Structures", Department of Mechanical Engineering and "Rainformation", Institute for Planetary Sciences and Department of Physics, Edmonton, 1-2 April, 1985.
Final assessment of the WMO Precipitation Enhancement Project
in Spain, "PEP, Signpost to Weather Modification" and
invited paper "The Chances for Rain Enhancement"; IAMAP
General Assembly and WMO/IAMAP Scientific Weather Modification
Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, August 5-17, 1985.
"Goals of Joint Warm Rain Experiment", Malaysian Meteorological Service, Kuala Lumpur, October 13, 1986.
"Warm rain formation and modification", Malaysian Meteorological Service, Kuala Lumpur, October 24, 1986.
"Applications of newest warm rain science and findings in
the Malaysian Joint Experiment to the Thai Weather Modification
Problems". Royal Rainmaking Research and Development
Institute, Bangkok, November 5, 1986.
Invited speaker: "The Joint Warm Rain Experiment in Malaysia", US National Atmospheric and Oceanic Administration/National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado, July 7, 1987.
Invited main speaker: "The Need for Weather and Climate Modification", International Conference on Agrometeorology, Cesena, Italy, October 8-9, 1987.
Invited speaker: "Raindrop size distributions in warm rain at Penang", International Symposium on Tropical Precipitation Measurements, (NASA, Japan), Tokyo, Japan, October 28-30, 1987.
Invited keynote speaker: "Precipitation Physics", Biennial meeting of the New Zealand Institute of Physics (Physical Soc.), Wellington, New Zealand, December 14, 1987.
Invited speaker: "Tropical Rain", Meteorological
Service of New Zealand, Wellington, New Zealand,
December 16, 1987.
(Annual Congress, Canadian Meteorological and Oceanic Society. Presentation of three papers: 1) "The Warm Rain Revolution"; 2) "Rain Spectra and Equilibrium Peaks measured in Toronto in 1987", 3) "Growth of Low Density Graupel in an Icing Tunnel", Hamilton, June 7-10, 1988.)
Workshop on Cloud Modelling, World Meteorological Organization: "Equilibrium distributions, a new concept in steady warm rain", Toulouse, France, August 8-11, 1988.
(10th International Cloud Physics Conference, "The supercooling of surface water skins of spherical and spheroidal hailstones" and "Results from warm rain studies in Penang, Malaysia", Bad Homburg, FRG, August 15-20, 1988.)
(12th International Conference on Atmospheric Aerosols and
Nucleation, "The supercooling of the ice sponge-to-water
skin interface skin interface of gyrating hailstones", Vienna,
August, 22-26, 1988.)
(5th WMO Scientific Conference on Weather Modification and Applied Cloud Physics, Beijing, 5-8.5.89, R. List, D. Hudak, R. Nissen, T.S. Kang, N.P. Tung and S.K. Soo, "New concepts on steady tropical rain, with applications".)
Royal Rainmaking Research and Development Institute, Bangkhen, Bangkok, Thailand, 16.5.89. Lecture:"Steady and streaky rain in Malaysia and in the CRAY Super Computer".
Meteorological Service, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, 17.18.5. Lecture: "Purpose, plans and facilities for the 1990 Penang field Experiment".
Royal Meteorological Observatory, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 25.5.89. Lecture: "The radar reflectivity of tropical rain".
(Congress Canadian Meteorological and Oceanic Society, University of Rimouski, Rimouski, Quebec, 7-10.6.89. Presentation of papers: R. List and B. Greenan: "Surface temperature differences on gyrating hailstones"; and R. List and G. McFarquhar: "Dropsize distributions in pulsating rain", 21-23.9.89.)
Seventh Peace Forum by Rotary International, Harbour Castle Westin, Toronto, 21-23.9.89. Main lecture: "The atmosphere, climate and climate change".
Workshop on Global Energy and Water Cycle Experiment GEWEX,
(by ICSU and WMO), National Hydrological Research Center, Saskatoon,
26-28.10,89: "The joint tropical and midlatitude rain
experiments by U. of T.".
Main Speaker International Symposium on Weather Modification, 13-14 November Palermo.
Lecture at Royal Observatory, Hong Kong: The
Tropical Rain Experiments in Penang 1986 and 1990, November 19,
Direction 2001 (A New Environmental Program for U. of T.). Faculty of Forestry, University of Toronto, October 17, 1991.
2-component, 3-phase heat and mass transfer of gyrating
hailstones. Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Toronto,
December 6, 1991.
"Challenge 2001, The future of Cloud Physics in the context of Atmospheric Physics and Society", Seminar, Atmospheric Physics Group, Toronto, February 13, 1992.
"Cloud Physics, Today and Tomorrow", AES Symposium on Atmospheric Research in Canada in honour of Dr. Warren Godson, Toronto, June 17, 1992.
("Treatment of raindrop size distributions and their evolution", International Cloud Modelling Workshop, Toronto, August 10-14, 1992.)
Radar Research Activities at the University of Toronto, CRL/TRIO/ISTS 5th Annual Radar Workshop, November 3-4, UTIAS/University of Toronto, 1992.
Invited Presentation of the
"5-YEAR PLAN PROGETTO PIOGGIA" to the Italian Minister
for Agriculture and Forestry, Senator A. Dina, and to the Italian
public, within the overall Italian "PROGETTO AGUA",
April, Rome 1993.
(R. Harasti and R. List, 1994: Characterizing the evolution and structure of convective cells with radar reflectivity isosurfaces. 28th Annual CMOS Congress, Ottawa, June 1994.)
(D.R. Hudak, R. Nissen and R. List, 1994: Doppler radar signatures of precipitation in major winter storms. 28th Annual CMOS Congress, Ottawa, June 1994.)
(A.D. Thomson, R. List and D.R. Hudak, 1994: Raindrop spectra and updraught determination by combining Doppler radar and disdrometer. 28th Annual CMOS Congress, Ottawa, June 1994.)
(Guoguang Zheng and R. List, 1994: An experimental investigation of the local heat transfer from hailstone models. 28th Annual CMOS Congress, Ottawa, June 1994.)
(R. List, G. Zheng and B. Greenan, 1994: The effect of roughness and shape on the heat and mass transfer of hailstones. The Sixth WMO Scientific Conference on Weather Modification. Paestum, Italy, May 30-June 3 )
Dell'Angelo, A., F. Micale and R. List, 1994: PROGETTO
PIOGGIA, the Italian Rain Enhancement Project. The Sixth WMO
Scientific Conference on Weather Modification. Paestum,
Italy, May 30-June 3.
(Hudak, D.R., P.R. Harasti, R. List and T. Krauss, 1995: Radar Observations and related snowfall amounts of two major storms during BASE.. International GEWEX Workshop, CGU Meeting, Banff, 22-26 May 1995.)
(Thomson, A.D., Roland List and Paul Joe, 1995: Hailformation in a southern Ontario squall line. 27th AMS Radar Conference, Vail, 9-13 Oct.)
(Harasti, P., and R. List, 1995: A single
Doppler radar analysis method for intense axisymmetric cyclones.
Proceedings 27th Conference on Radar Meteorology, Vail,
CO, Oct. 9-13.)
(Zheng Guoguang and R. List, 1996: Local and overall convective heat transfer of rotating ice spheroids with hemispherical surface roughness. Fifth Intern. Symposium on Thermal Engineering & Science for Cold Regions, Ottawa, Canada, May 19-22.)
(Zheng Guoguang and R. List, 1996: Latitudinal and overall convective heat transfer from smooth and rough spheroidal hailstones. 12th Intern. Conf. on Clouds and Precipitation, Zurich, Switzerland, 19-23 August.).
(Hudak, D.R., R. List and T. Krauss, 1996: Microphysical properties of arctic cyclones. 12th Intern. Conf. on Clouds and Precipitation, Zurich, Switzerland, 19-23 August.).
(Nissen, R., and R. List, 1996: Doppler radar-derived profiles of raindrop terminal velocities in stratiform rain. 12th Intern. Conf. on Clouds and Precipitation, Zurich, Switzerland, 19-23 August.)
(Berdeklis, P., and R. List, 1996: A wind tunnel facility for studying ice crystal-graupel collision charging. 10th International Conference on Atmospheric Electricity, June 10-14, Osaka, Japan.)
List, R., R. Gabriel, B. Silverman, A. Nania, Z. Levin, and T. Karacostas, 1996: "Experiment, Evaluation and Future of the Puglia Rain Enhancement Project". Workshop on the Theoretical and Practical Aspects of a Regional Precipitation Enhancement Program for the Middle East and Mediterranean, Bari, Italy 11-15 November 1996.
R. 1996: "SLF Impact on international precipitation and
hail research", International Symposium "Snow as a
Physical, Ecological and Economic Factor" in Celebration of
60 Years of Snow and Avalanche Research at Davos, 20-22/23
November 1996, Davos, Switzerland.
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