Tag: Snow

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…

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,…

Apr 15, 2016

The Relationship between the Madden–Julian Oscillation (MJO) and Southeastern New England Snowfall

Between January 24 and February 15, 2015, an incredible 90.2 inches of snow fell at Logan Airport in Boston, Massachusetts. Although snowfalls of this magnitude…

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…