Category: Expertise

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…

Mar 11, 2020

The North Carolina Climate Science Report

The North Carolina Climate Science Report Today, NCICS released the North Carolina Climate Science Report, a scientific assessment of historical climate trends and potential future…

Feb 19, 2020

North Carolina Climate Science Report

About the Report The North Carolina Climate Science Report (NCCSR) is a scientific assessment of historical climate trends and potential future climate change in North…

Dec 19, 2019

Using a Neural Network to Detect Weather Fronts

NCICS researchers Jim Biard and Kenneth Kunkel have developed a deep learning neural network tool called DL-FRONT that automatically identifies weather fronts in datasets of…

 
Dec 19, 2019

Hurricanes Harvey and Florence: Historical Context

In 2017 and 2018, the United States experienced historic rainfall totals and damaging inland floods from two slow-moving hurricanes—Harvey and Florence. In a new paper…

 
Dec 19, 2019

Submonthly Temperature Data and Extreme Heat Events

Homogenized Temperature Data at Submonthly Frequencies Researchers interested in how heat waves and cold waves are changing over time, or in how particular heat or…

Steven Marcus

Steven Marcus is an information technology support specialist with NCICS. He began his career as a computer-aided design draftsman for a panelized housing manufacturer in…

Kate Johnson

Geographic information science, Web development, National Climate Assessment

Katharine (Kate) Johnson has more than thirteen years of experience with geographic information systems (GIS). She earned a PhD in Geography from the University of…

 
Sep 9, 2019

Carl Schreck on the ACC Today show

GOES-16 image of Hurricane Dorian, September 5, 2019. As Hurricane Dorian was headed towards the Florida coast last week, Florida State and Boise State decided…