Tag: Jim Biard

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…

Dec 9, 2016

CICS-NC at AGU Fall 2016

CICS-NC scientists contributed to more than a dozen presentations and posters for the Fall 2016 meeting of the American Geophysical Society (AGU) December 12-16, 2016, in San…

 
Dec 9, 2016

CICS-NC at AGU Fall 2016

CICS-NC scientists contributed to more than dozen presentations and posters for the Fall 2016 meeting of the American Geophysical Society (AGU) December 12-16, 2016, in…

Sep 1, 2016

Obs4MIPS: Connecting Models and Observations

A key part of the validation and assessment of any climate model is to start the model at some time in the past, run it…

Jim Biard

Scientific Algorithms

Mr. Biard completed a Masters of Physics in 1985 from Pennsylvania State University, where he studied elementary particle physics. In the course of his graduate…

Oct 29, 2014

Validation of Land Surface Temperature products derived from the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer

Satellites provide critical weather and climate data, including measurements of surface temperature, but extracting temperature information from raw satellite data requires sophisticated data-processing algorithms. Jim…

Apr 12, 2013

17-year Cicada Arrival in the Eastern United States

The Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites – North Carolina, CICS-NC, helps predict the 17-year cicadas’ arrival in a national citizen-science project led by National…