Category: Expertise: Meteorology

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…

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…

 
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…

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…

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…

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…

Carl Schreck

Tropical climate variability

Dr. Carl Schreck joined NCICS in August 2010 after completing his PhD at the University at Albany. He serves as a Research Scholar at NCICS,…

Olivier Prat

Quantitative Precipitation Estimation

Since joining NCICS in 2010, Dr. Olivier Prat has worked on quantitative precipitation estimates (QPEs) derived from satellite, radar, and surface observations with a focus…

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…