Tag: Kenneth Kunkel

Mar 14, 2016

Innovations in Information Management and Access for Assessments

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

Mar 14, 2016

Innovations in Science and Scenarios for Assessment

CICS-NC’s Kenneth Kunkel is the lead author on a paper in Climatic Change describing the climate and sea level rise scenarios that were developed in…

Dec 14, 2015

Global Land Surface Extremes of Precipitation

In an article published in the Journal of Extreme Events, CICS-NC’s Kenneth Kunkel and Rebekah Frankson analyze trends in heavy precipitation events and their relationships…

Oct 9, 2015

Comparing CMIP3 and CMIP5 Climate Simulations

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has released a new report comparing results for the United States from two generations of climate model simulations.…

Feb 9, 2015

Temperature Extremes in a Warming Climate

We know that global and national average temperatures have been increasing since around the start of the 20th century. But have there also been increases…

Oct 29, 2014

Trends and Variability in Severe Snowstorms East of the Rocky Mountains

Severe snowstorms can have significant impacts on human safety and economic activity. As global temperatures increase, it is important to understand how severe winter storms…

Feb 2, 2013

Regional Climate Trends & Scenarios

A nine-part report, led by NCA Technical Support Unit (TSU) lead scientist Kenneth Kunkel, has been produced as input to the Third National Climate Assessment.…