North Carolina Climate Report
The North Carolina Climate Science Report is an independent, peer-reviewed scientific assessment of historical climate trends and potential future climate change in North Carolina under increased greenhouse gas concentrations. It was developed by NCICS and a team of climate experts from around the state and supports Governor Cooper’s Executive Order 80 (“North Carolina’s Commitment to Address Climate Change and Transition to a Clean Energy Economy”).
NCICS to Host NOAA Cooperative Institute
NCICS will host the Asheville location of the new Cooperative Institute for Satellite Earth System Studies, which will be dedicated to expanding our understanding of the full Earth system and its interactions with human activities.
Quantifying the Relationship Between Extreme Precipitation and Atmospheric Water Vapor
New research quantifies the relative contributions of two key factors that drive extreme precipitation events—atmospheric water vapor and upward velocity—across […]
Humidity Identified as a Factor in COVID-19 Cases in Some U.S. Cities
A new paper by scientists from NCICS and Appalachian State University suggests that meteorological conditions […]