Category: Expertise: Data Stewardship

Ge Peng

Satellite Product Characterization, Calibration and Validation

Dr. Ge Peng joined NCICS as a Research Scholar in March 2012. She is currently leading the development of climate normals of Arctic sea ice…

Lou Vasquez

Scientific Algorithms

Lou Vasquez joined NCICS as a Research Scholar in March 2012 and has helped develop various satellite-based datasets and evaluation processes. He was also part…

Scott Stevens

Scientific data analysis

Mr. Scott Stevens joined NCICS as a Research Associate in March 2010, where he has engaged in various data analysis and research-to-operations projects, as well…

Jared Rennie

Meterological Applications, Large scale Datasets

Jared Rennie is a research meteorologist at NCICS, which is co-located with NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) in Asheville, NC. He joined NCICS…

May 14, 2016

Scientific Stewardship in the Open Data and Big Data Era - Roles and Responsibilities

As the volume of environmental data expands exponentially, and as the ways data are preserved and delivered evolve rapidly, organizations charged with managing these datasets…

Mar 14, 2016

Innovations in Information Management and Access for Assessments

The Third National Climate Assessment (NCA3), released in May 2014, provided a comprehensive assessment of the impacts of climate change in the United States. The…

Mar 16, 2015

A Unified Framework for Measuring Stewardship Practices Applied to Digital Environmental Datasets

Collecting, curating, and delivering accurate, reliable environmental data sets is a difficult task. But the work doesn’t stop there. Ensuring that data sets are adequately…

May 16, 2014

Third National Climate Assessment

The White House released the third National Climate Assessment today. Mandated at least every four years by the Global Change Research Act of 1990, the…

Feb 10, 2013

Global Land Surface Temperature

Society expects openness and transparency in climate science to have a greater understanding of the certainty regarding how climate has changed and how it will…

Feb 10, 2013

Geostationary Surface Albedo

Surface albedo is the fraction of incoming solar radiation reflected by the land surface, and therefore is a sensitive indicator of environmental changes. Its value…