Thomas Maycock

Thomas Maycock

Communications, Science Editing, Project Management, National Climate Assessment Editor Phone: +1 828.271.4272 Email: tmaycock@cicsnc.org Orcid: http://orcid.org/0000-0001-6854-597X Highlights 2015

Biography

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 an editor on the Third National Climate Assessment, released in 2014, and was 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. He was also a lead editor on Volumes I and II of the Fourth National Climate Assessment, released in 2017 and 2018, respectively, and the IPCC Special Report on 1.5°C of Global Warming, released in 2018.

Mr. Maycock holds a Bachelor’s Degree with a double major in Physics and English Literature from Northwestern University. He earned a Master of Liberal Arts and Science degree from the University of North Carolina at Asheville in December 2018.

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. He 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.

Publications

2018

Dzaugis, M., C. W. Avery, A. Crimmins, L. Dahlman, D. R. Easterling, R. Gaal, E. Greenhalgh, D. Herring, K. E. Kunkel, R. Lindsey, T. K. Maycock, R. Molar, D. R. Reidmiller, B. C. Stewart, and R. S. Vose, 2018: Frequently Asked Questions. Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States: Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume II, D. R. Reidmiller, C. W. Avery, D. Easterling, K. Kunkel, K. L. M. Lewis, T. K. Maycock, and B. C. Stewart, Eds., U.S. Global Change Research Program, 1444–1515. http://dx.doi.org/10.7930/NCA4.2018.AP5

IPCC, 2018: Global Warming of 1.5°C. An IPCC Special Report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways, in the context of strengthening the global response to the threat of climate change, sustainable development, and efforts to eradicate poverty [V. Masson-Delmotte, P. Zhai, H. O. Pörtner, D. Roberts, J. Skea, P.R. Shukla, A. Pirani, W. Moufouma-Okia, C. Péan, R. Pidcock, S. Connors, J. B. R. Matthews, Y. Chen, X. Zhou, M. I. Gomis, E. Lonnoy, T. Maycock, M. Tignor, T. Waterfield (eds.)]. In Press.

IPCC, 2018: Summary for Policymakers. In: Global warming of 1.5°C. An IPCC Special Report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways, in the context of strengthening the global response to the threat of climate change, sustainable development, and efforts to eradicate poverty [V. Masson-Delmotte, P. Zhai, H. O. Pörtner, D. Roberts, J. Skea, P.R. Shukla, A. Pirani, W. Moufouma-Okia, C. Péan, R. Pidcock, S. Connors, J. B. R. Matthews, Y. Chen, X. Zhou, M. I. Gomis, E. Lonnoy, T. Maycock, M. Tignor, T. Waterfield (eds.)]. World Meteorological Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, 32 pp.

Peng, G., J. L. Privette, C. Tilmes, S. Bristol, T. Maycock, J. J. Bates, S. Hausman, O. Brown, and E. J. Kearns, 2018: A Conceptual Enterprise Framework for Managing Scientific Data Stewardship. Data Science Journal, 17, 15. http://dx.doi.org/10.5334/dsj-2018-015

USGCRP, 2018: Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States: Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume II [Reidmiller, D.R., C.W. Avery, D.R. Easterling, K.E. Kunkel, K.L.M. Lewis, T.K. Maycock, and B.C. Stewart (eds.)]. U.S. Global Change Research Program, Washington, DC, USA, 1515 pp. doi: 10.7930/NCA4.2018

USGCRP, 2018: Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States: Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume II: Report-in-Brief. D. R. Reidmiller, C. W. Avery, D. R. Easterling, K. E. Kunkel, K. L. M. Lewis, T. K. Maycock, and B. C. Stewart, Eds. U.S. Global Change Research Program, 186 pp. http://dx.doi.org/10.7930/NCA4.2018.RiB

2017

USGCRP, 2017: Climate Science Special Report: Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume I. D. J. Wuebbles, D. W. Fahey, K. A. Hibbard, D. J. Dokken, B. C. Stewart, and T. K. Maycock, Eds., 470 pp., U.S. Global Change Research Program, Washington, DC, USA. http://dx.doi.org/10.7930/J0J964J6

2016

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

Presentations

2016

Maycock, T. and J. Runkle, 2016: Climate and Health. Asheville Museum of Science Beer City Science Pub Series, October 28, 2016, The Collider, Asheville, NC.

2015

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