Selected conference and seminar presentations

2016

Antonescu, B., D. M. Schultz, Alois Holzer, and Pieter Groenemeijer, 2016: Tornadoes in Europe: An Underestimated Threat. 28th Conference on Severe Local Storms, 7–11 November, Portland, OR, USA. [recorded presentation]          

Antonescu, B., Hugo Ricketts, and D. M. Schultz, 2016: A History of Tornadoes in Europe from Aristotle to Alfred Wegener. 28th Conference on Severe Local Storms, 7–11 November, Portland, OR, USA. 

Antonescu, B., Jonathan G. Fairman Jr., and D. M. Schultz, 2016: A Preliminary Climatology of Sounding-Derived Parameters for Deep, Moist Convection in Europe. 28th Conference on Severe Local Storms, 7–11 November, Portland, OR, USA. 

Antonescu, B., D. M. Schultz, and J. G. Fairman, Jr., 2016: What’s the worst that can happen? Re-examining the most destructive convective storms over Europe. RPI Workshop on European Windstorms, 29 June.

Antonescu, B., 2016:  A short history of tornadoes in Europe. Seminar at the Centre of Atmospheric Science (University of Manchester), 21 July. 

Antonescu, B., 2016: What do we know about tornadoes in Europe. Seminar at the Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology (China), 28 April.

Antonescu, B., D. M. Schultz, F. Lomas, and T. Kühne, 2016: What do we know about tornadoes in Europe? Severe Convection and Climate Workshop, 9–10 March, Columbia University, New York, USA. 

2015

Antonescu, B., D. M. Schultz, 2015. What do we know about tornadoes in Europe. Seminar at the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences (University of Manchester), 11 November.

Antonescu, B., D. M. Schultz, and F. Lomas, 2015: Tornadoes in Europe: Synthesis of the observational datasets. 8th European Conference on Severe Storms, 14–18 September, Wiener Neustadt, Austria. [presentation + short video

Antonescu, B., 2015: Early theories on tornado formation. 8th European Conference on Severe Storms, 14–18 September, Wiener Neustadt, Austria. [poster

Antonescu, B., and D.M. Schultz, 2015: Tornadoes in Europe. Poster presented at SET for BRITAIN Exhibition in the Physical Sciences (Physics) Section held at the House of Commons, 9 March 2015, London, UK. [poster

2014

Antonescu, B., D.M. Schultz, G. Vaughan and K. Mulder, 2014: Tornadoes in Europe. SEAES Postgraduate Research Conference  2 December, Manchester, UK. [poster

Antonescu, B., D.M. Schultz, K. Mulder and G. Vaughan, 2014: Tornadoes in Europe: Risk and vulnerability assessment. 27th Conference on Severe Local Storms, 2–7 November, Madison, WI, USA.                        [online presentation

2013

Antonescu, B., and Hugo Ricketts, 2013: A climatology of the moist absolutely unstable layers over the United Kingdom. SEAES Postgraduate Research Conference  4 December, Manchester, UK [poster].

Antonescu, B., G. Vaughan and D. M. Schultz, 2013: A radar-based climatology of tropopause folds and deep convection. 7th European Conference on Severe Storms, 3–7 June, Helsinki, Finland [abstract] [presentation].

2012

Antonescu, B., G. Vaughan, and D. M. Schultz, 2012: A radar-based climatology of tropopause folds and deep convection. 26th Conference on Severe Local Storms, 5–8 November, Nashville, TN, USA [poster]. 

Antonescu, B., G. Vaughan, and D. M. Schultz, 2012: Is tropopause folding promoting or suppressing deep convection? First results from TROSIAD. European Geophysical Union General Assembly, 22–27 April, Vienna, Austria [abstract].

2010

Antonescu, B., D. Carbunaru, M. Sasu, S. Burcea, and A. Bell, 2010: Climatology of supercells in Romania. Sixth European Conference on Radar in Meteorology and Hydrology, 6–10 September, Sibiu, Romania [abstract]. 

2009

Antonescu, B., and A. Bell, 2009: A century of severe storms reports in Romania. 5th European Severe Storm Conference, 12–16 October, Landshut, Germany. 

Antonescu, B., A. Bell, S. Burcea, and D. Carbunaru,2009: Reporting on tornadic storms in Romania. 5th European Severe Storm Conference, 12–16 October, Landshut, Germany.

2008

Antonescu, B., D. Carbunaru and S. Burcea, 2008: Cloud-to-ground lightning activity in Romania from 2003 to 2005. European Geophysical Union, General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 14–18 April.

2007

Antonescu, B. and A. Tanase, 2007: Cloud-to-ground lightning activity in Romania from 2003 to 2006. 4th European Conference on Severe Storm, 10–14 September, Trieste, Italy. 

Antonescu, B., C. Oprea, and A. Stan-Sion, 2007: The relationship between cloud-to-ground lightning and flash flood events in Romania. European Geophysical Union, General Assembly, 15–20 April, Vienna, Austria. 

2006

Antonescu, B., C. Oprea, S. Burcea, A. Tanase, and A. Stan-Sion, 2006: A forecasting and monitoring method for convective events in Romania. Fourth European Conference on Radar in Meteorology and Hydrology, 18–22 September, Barcelona, Spain. 

Antonescu, B., A. Tanase, and A. Stan-Sion, 2006: Severe storm forecasting based on lightning and radar data - urban areas application. European Geophysical Union, General Assembly,  2–7 April, Vienna, Austria. 

2005

Antonescu, B., and A. Tanase, 2005: Lightning data and severe storm forecasting in Romania. 5th Annual Meeting of the European Meteorological Society and 7th European Conference on Applications of Meteorlogy, 12–16 September, Utrecht, Holland. 

Antonescu, B., A. Tanase, and A. Stan-Sion, 2005: Some operational aspects of using lightning data in forecasting of severe storms. World Weather Research Programme Symposium on Nowcasting and Very Short Range Forecasting, 5–9 September, Toulouse, France.