Tag: Precipitation

Mar 13, 2017

GHCN-D Station Data

NOAA NCEI’s Global Historical Climatology Network–Daily, or GHCN-D, dataset provides daily climate records for thousands of observing stations from around the globe, including more than…

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 31, 2016

Portfolio: NEXRAD Radar Precipitation Reanalysis

One of the most challenging and significant projects undertaken at NCICS has been the reprocessing of NEXRAD Level II radar data to produce a suite…

Aug 31, 2016

Portfolio: Improving USCRN Precipitation Measurements

The U.S. Climate Reference Network (USCRN) is a system of more than 130 climate observing stations distributed around the United States. Developed by the National…

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…

Ronald Leeper

Climate Reference Network operations and analysis

Ronald D. Leeper’s primary area of interest is in hydrological processes. He is particularly focused on land-atmosphere interactions and how these relationships will evolve in…

Laura Stevens

National Climate Assessment science support

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

Olivier Prat

Quantitative Precipitation Estimation

Dr. Olivier Prat has worked on precipitation science for over 10 years. His work bridges theoretical modeling and observations. As a postdoctoral researcher at Duke…

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,…