NCICS News

Aug 8, 2017

Updated International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project (ISCCP) Data

NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information recently announced the release of an updated version of the International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project (ISCCP) dataset. ISCCP uses…

Aug 8, 2017

NCICS and NCEI Host NOAA Hollings Scholars

By Andrew Dundas The NOAA Hollings Scholarship Program offers academic support and a full-time, paid internship at a NOAA facility to undergraduates interested in ocean…

Jun 6, 2017

Climate and Health

CICS-NC’s Ken Kunkel and Jesse Bell are quoted in a new series of stories on the connections between climate change and human health from Yale…

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…

May 8, 2017

Meet the Staff: Andrew Ballinger

By Andrew Dundas Andrew Ballinger, a postdoctoral research scholar at NCICS, grew up on a dairy farm outside of Melbourne, Australia. He partly attributes his…

Mar 7, 2017

US-India Climate Downscaling Workshop

This week, CICS-NC is partnering with the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) and the Centre for Climate Change Research, both under the Ministry of…

Feb 16, 2017

Assessing Stewardship Maturity of the Global Historical Climatology Network-Monthly (GHCN-M) Dataset

As part of ongoing efforts to advance environmental data stewardship practices, CICS-NC’s Ge Peng and colleagues from NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) recently…

Feb 6, 2017

Meet the Staff: Jim Biard

By Andrew Dundas “Well, I’ll never match my dad,” laughed Jim Biard, one of our research scholars at NCICS, in reaction to my inquiry on…

Jan 9, 2017

State Climate Summaries Released

The front page of the California State Climate Summary PDF. In response to growing demands for state-level information on the assessment of climate change, NOAA’s…

Nov 2, 2016

On the Link between Tropical Cyclones and Daily Rainfall Extremes Derived from Global Satellite Observations

Understanding the frequency and intensity of extreme precipitation events in relation to tropical cyclones is critical to the development of infrastructure in affected areas. Authors…