Tag: Climate Change

Aug 25, 2016

Seasonal and regional variations in extreme precipitation event frequency using CMIP5

Climate models are central to our ability to predict and adapt to the major long-term weather and climate changes that we are likely to experience…

Aug 5, 2016

Portfolio: Comparing CMIP3 and CMIP5 Climate Simulations

A Technical Report released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)  provides important insights into similarities and differences between two generations of model simulations…

Jul 15, 2016

Portfolio: Third U.S. National Climate Assessment

Overview The Third U.S. National Climate Assessment (NCA3), released in May 2014, provided a comprehensive scientific assessment of the impacts of climate change in the…

Jun 14, 2016

Trends and Extremes in Northern Hemisphere Snow Characteristics

A new study by CICS-NCs Kenneth Kunkel, Sarah Champion, and Rebekah Frankson, along with co-authors from Rutgers University and ERT Inc., establishes the current state…

 
Jun 1, 2016

Portfolio: Climate and Health Assessment

On April 4, 2016, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy released a report titled The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health…

Liqiang Sun

NCA: Dynamic Regional Downscaling

Dr. Sun received his PhD in atmospheric sciences from North Carolina State University in 1997. He was a post-doc at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University…

Laura Stevens

National Climate Assessment science support

Laura Stevens provides primary science and technical support for NOAA and the National Climate Assessment (NCA). This includes the development of climate data analysis products,…

Kenneth Kunkel

National Climate Assessment, Climate Extremes Research

Dr. Kunkel’s research has focused on historical climate variability and trends and on potential future change, particularly related to extreme events, such as heavy precipitation,…

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…