Category: Expertise

Denis Willett

Denis joined NCICS in 2021 as a software engineer contributing to the BDP effort. His work focuses on development of data processing and machine learning…

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…

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…