Category: Expertise: Observing Systems

 
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…

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…

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…

Mar 13, 2017

GHCN-D Station Data

NOAA NCEI’s Global Historical Climatology Network–Daily, or GHCN-D, dataset provides daily climate records for thousands of observing stations from around the globe, including more than…

Oct 9, 2016

Deploying Temporary Networks for Upscaling of Sparse Network Stations

Shown above, is the layout of the temporary network of sensors surrounding the USCRN stations at Millbrook, NY (top) and Crossville, TN (bottom). National soil-observation…

Lou Vasquez

Scientific Algorithms

Mr. Lou Vasquez received his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Drexel University in 1994 and continued his education with coursework towards a…

Ronald Leeper

Climate Reference Network operations and analysis

Ronald D. Leeper’s primary area of interest is in hydrological processes. He is particularly focused on land-atmosphere interactions and how these relationships will evolve in…

Jessica Matthews

Applied Mathematics, Land surface modeling

Dr. Matthews earned a PhD in applied mathematics from North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, in 2010. Her dissertation research examined water stress conditioning and…

Olivier Prat

Quantitative Precipitation Estimation

Dr. Olivier Prat has worked on precipitation science for over 10 years. His work bridges theoretical modeling and observations. As a postdoctoral researcher at Duke…