Category: Expertise

 
May 10, 2022

Projecting Changes in Heavy Precipitation for Infrastructure Design

New design values for the intensity, duration, and frequency of heavy precipitation account for the projected effects of climate change. An interactive website provides easy…

Kyle Wodzicki

Kyle Wodzicki joined NCICS in March 2022 as a Climate Data Analyst. With nearly ten years experience performing atmospheric research, Kyle is applying his computer…

Mark Essig

National Climate Assessment Editor

Mark Essig joined NCICS in 2022 as a Scientific Technical Editor with the Assessments Technical Support Unit (TSU). He previously worked as a writer and…

 
Jan 19, 2022

New US State Climate Summaries

New State Climate Summaries for all 50 states plus Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands provide a concise look at observed and projected climate…

Nov 8, 2021

NOAA NESDIS Outstanding Science and Research Team Member Award

Congratulations to NCICS’s Jonathan Brannock, Ronnie Leeper, Olivier Prat, and Scott Wilkins, who were recognized as members of the 2021 Outstanding Science and Research Team…

Denis Willett

Denis joined NCICS in 2021 as a software engineer contributing to the NOAA Open Data Dissemination Program. His work focuses on leveraging cloud technologies for…

Sep 28, 2021

Sea Level Rise at the Intersection of Race and Poverty in the Carolinas

Low-income and Black communities in the coastal Carolinas are already experiencing the effects of sea level rise, and these communities will continue to be disproportionately…

 
May 5, 2021

Exploring the New (Climate) Normal

NCICS’s Jared Rennie is exploring what NOAA NCEI’s new U.S. Climate Normals reveal about how our climate is changing across the United States. On May…

Sep 15, 2020

Hidden Damage: The Mental Health Impacts of Hurricane Florence

New research using Crisis Text Line data shows Hurricane Florence had significant mental health impacts on young people in the Carolinas and points the way…

Jul 7, 2020

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 the continental United States. The…