Category: Expertise: Environmental Data Analytics

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…

Apr 30, 2019

Scott Stevens on The Weather Channel's AMHQ

On April 30, 2019, Scott Stevens appeared live on the AMHQ program on The Weather Channel, speaking with Jim Cantore and Stephanie Abrams about recent…

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…

Feb 5, 2019

Seasonal and Regional Changes in Arctic Sea Ice

Two recent papers by a team of authors, including CICS-NC’s Ge Peng, explore the changing seasonality and regional variability of Arctic sea ice cover. This…

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…

May 19, 2016

Expertise: Environmental Data Analytics

Data Management Storage Area Networks Data Validation Quality Assurance Relational and Graph Databases Search “Data Management” Big Data High Performance Computing Virtualization Cloud Computing High-speed…

 
Jun 8, 2015

Can You Forecast the Next Epidemic?

The Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites–North Carolina (CICS-NC) is working with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the Centers for Disease Control and…