Mr. Maycock has served as the Science Public Information Officer for NCICS since September 2014. In addition to managing internal and external communications for the Institute, Tom is a science editor with NOAA’s Assessments Technical Support Unit (TSU). He served as the TSU’s project and editorial lead for the U.S. Global Change Research Program’s Climate and Health Assessment, which was released in April 2016.
Mr. Maycock holds a Bachelor’s Degree with a double major in Physics and English Literature from Northwestern University. Prior to joining NCICS, Tom worked in the software industry, where he wrote, edited, and produced technical publications for users in the fields of econometrics and time series analysis and forecasting. His background also includes significant information technology and web design experience.
Tom joined NCICS in October 2012 as the Copy Editor for the Third National Climate Assessment, combining his professional skills with a long-standing interest in climate science and climate change.
Peng, G., N. A. Ritchey, K. S. Casey, E. J. Kearns, J. L. Privette, D. Saunders, P. Jones, T. Maycock, and S. Ansari, 2016: Scientific stewardship in the Open Data and Big Data era - Roles and responsibilities of stewards and other major product stakeholders. D.-Lib Magazine, 22. http://dx.doi.org/10.1045/may2016-peng
Maycock, T., and J. Runkle, 2015: Climate and Health Assessment and related TSU activities. NCEI Branch Seminar, National Centers for Environmental Information, Asheville, North Carolina, July 28, 2015.
Peng, G., and T. Maycock, 2015: Increasing sharing, expanding user base, and estimating impact of your research data using service tools and social media - a use case study. Data Stories Blog, June 29, 2015. http://datastories.jiscinvolve.org/wp/?p=159