Category: Expertise: Observing Systems

Scott Stevens

Data analysis

Mr. Stevens received his Bachelor of Science degree in Meteorology from the University of Oklahoma and his Master of Science degree in Atmospheric Science from…

Jared Rennie

Meterological Applications, Large scale Datasets

Jared Rennie is a research meteorologist at the North Carolina Institute for Climate Studies (NCICS), housed within NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) in…

Otis Brown

Satellite Remote Sensing, Climate Policy, Engagement, Resilience

Dr. Brown’s specialties are the development of quantitative methods for the processing and use of satellite remotely-sensed observations to study Earth System processes, with a…

May 19, 2016

Expertise: Observing Systems

In Situ Observations Quality Assurance Algorithm Development Data Validation Global Temperature Datasets Soil Moisture and Drought U.S. Climate Reference Network Search “In Situ” Remote Sensing…

Apr 1, 2016

Assessment and Implications of NCEP Stage IV Quantitative Precipitation Estimates for Product Intercomparisons

Olivier Prat of CICS-NC is a contributing author on a paper in Weather and Forecasting that explores and assesses the stage IV quantitative precipitation estimates…

Mar 25, 2016

Algorithm Development of Temperature and Humidity Profile Retrievals for Long-Term HIRS Observations

CICS-NC’s Jessica Matthews is a coauthor on a paper in Remote Sensing describing an algorithm for deriving vertical temperature and humidity profiles from the High-resolution…

Mar 22, 2016

A 30+ Year AVHRR LAI and FAPAR Climate Data Record: Algorithm Description and Validation

CICS-NC’s Jessica Matthews contributed to a paper in Remote Sensing that describes the development of an important new global vegetation data set. This new NOAA…

Feb 3, 2016

An Evaluation of HIRS Near-Surface Air Temperature Product in the Arctic with SHEBA Data

In an effort to improve our understanding of how the Arctic climate is changing, scientists from CICS-NC and NOAA are working to develop a new…

Jan 1, 2016

Multi-Profile Analysis of Soil Moisture within the US Climate Reference Network

CICS-NC’s Jesse Bell is a coauthor on a new analysis of U.S. Climate Reference Network (USCRN) measurements of soil moisture, published in Vadose Zone Journal.…

Nov 14, 2015

Comparing AMSR-E Soil Moisture Estimates to the Extended Record of the U.S. Climate Reference Network (USCRN)

Building on previous work by the same author team, a paper in Advances in Water Resources reports on the use of satellite data to validate…