Tag: Extremes

 
Dec 19, 2019

Hurricanes Harvey and Florence: Historical Context

In 2017 and 2018, the United States experienced historic rainfall totals and damaging inland floods from two slow-moving hurricanes—Harvey and Florence. In a new paper…

 
Dec 19, 2019

Submonthly Temperature Data and Extreme Heat Events

Homogenized Temperature Data at Submonthly Frequencies Researchers interested in how heat waves and cold waves are changing over time, or in how particular heat or…

Jan 13, 2017

Portfolio: State Climate Summaries

Overview In response to growing demands for state-level information on the assessment of climate change, the Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites–North Carolina and 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…

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…

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…

Sarah Champion

National Climate Assessment Data Architect

Sarah Champion received her undergraduate degree from Penn State University and Master of Science degree in Meteorology from The Naval Postgraduate School, while serving on…

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,…