Tag: Modeling

Mar 7, 2017

US-India Climate Downscaling Workshop

This week, CICS-NC is partnering with the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) and the Centre for Climate Change Research, both under the Ministry of…

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…

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…

Andrew Ballinger

Andrew Ballinger joined NCICS as a Postdoctoral Scholar in July 2016, as a part of the Urban Resilience to Extremes Sustainability Research Network (UREx SRN).…

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…

Liqiang Sun

NCA: Dynamic Regional Downscaling

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

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,…

Jul 16, 2015

Extending the Soil Moisture Record

Long-term data on soil moisture can be invaluable for making decisions about agricultural irrigation, understanding and predicting drought, and improving global climate models. Unfortunately, accurate…

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.…