Specialist Seminars are organized at the Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri  by the FOROT Team  and the AO group.  Speakers are members of the Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri as well as external visitors.

6 October 2006
Simone Esposito - INAF Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri
Title: Principle of the Adaptive Optics

6 November 2006
Fernando Quiros Pacheco
- INAF Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri
Title: Experimental Validation of MCAO with MAD

20 November 2006
Jeffrey Stoesz
- INAF Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetrisftp
Title: The Next Generation of Wide Field Adaptive Optics

6 December 2006
Franck Lascaux
- INAF Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri
Title:  What can we do with a mesoscale meteorological model ?
Focus on forecasting of heavy precipitation with the Meso-Nh model.

9 January 2007
Giangiuseppe Mastrantonio
- ISAC/CNR  Rome
Title:  Acousting Remote Sensing

11 January 2007  (General Seminar)
Elena Masciadri
- INAF Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri
Title:  Optical Turbulence Characterization and Forecasts for Ground-based Astronomy

21 February 2007
Carmelo Arcidiacono - INAF Osservatorio Astrofisico di Padova
Title: The Adaptive Optics Simulation Realm: an Overview

18 December 2007
Remy Avila - UNAM Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
Title: LOLAS (Low Layer Scidar) development and first results

1 December 2009
Sergei Zilitinkevich -  Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, Finland
                                      Division of Atmospheric Sciences and Geophysics
Title: Turbulence energetics in stably stratified geophysical flows: strong and weak mixing regimes

18 January 2010
Anna Owenius Rutgersson -  Uppsala Unversitet, Sweden 
                                                  Departament of Earth Sciences
Title: Air-sea interaction processes - impact of waves on the atmosphere

22 February 2010
Joan Cuxart -  Universitat de las Iles Baleares, Spain   
                          Departament de Fisica - Group de Meteorologia                

Title: Factors generating turbulence in the nocturnal atmospheric boundary layer

E.Masciadri, 6/2006