Category: Expertise: Climate Science

Apr 11, 2019

Precipitation and Fatal Motor Vehicle Crashes

New research reveals that the overall risk of a fatal car crash increases by about 34% during precipitation events in the contiguous United States. Compared…

Sep 25, 2018

Putting Hurricane Florence into Historical Perspective

Preliminary research by NCICS’ Kenneth Kunkel indicates that Hurricane Florence was among the rainiest storms to hit the United States in the last 70 years. Based…

 
Sep 19, 2018

Carl Schreck: ACC Today Interview

GOES-16 image of Hurricane Florence, September 13, 2018. As Hurricane Florence was headed towards the North Carolina coast last week, several universities in the Atlantic…

Feb 21, 2018

Arctic Sea Ice Trends and Projections

Researchers from CICS-NC and the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill used satellite data and various statistical models to analyze trends in Arctic sea ice…

Jan 23, 2018

The Climate Science Special Report and NCA4

The cover of the Climate Science Special Report PDF. On November 3, 2017, the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) released The Climate Science Special Report…

Jun 6, 2017

Eclipse Viewability Map

On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will sweep across the continental United States, starting in the Pacific Northwest at around 9am Pacific Daylight…

May 8, 2017

Meet the Staff: Andrew Ballinger

By Andrew Dundas Andrew Ballinger, a postdoctoral research scholar at NCICS, grew up on a dairy farm outside of Melbourne, Australia. He partly attributes his…

Mar 7, 2017

US-India Climate Downscaling Workshop

This week, CICS-NC is partnering with the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) and the Centre for Climate Change Research, both under the Ministry of…

Aug 25, 2016

Seasonal and regional variations in extreme precipitation event frequency using CMIP5

Climate models are central to our ability to predict and adapt to the major long-term weather and climate changes that we are likely to experience…

Jul 13, 2016

Climate and Health

On April 4, 2016, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy released a report titled The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health…