Tag: Tropical Cyclones

 
Nov 26, 2018

The Extremely Active 2017 North Atlantic Hurricane Season

For Immediate Release The 2017 North Atlantic hurricane season was one of the most active and destructive on record. In a paper published in the…

Sep 25, 2018

Putting Hurricane Florence into Historical Perspective

Preliminary research by NCICS’ Kenneth Kunkel indicates that Hurricane Florence was among the rainiest storms to hit the United States in the last 70 years. Based…

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…

Carl Schreck

Tropical climate variability

Dr. Schreck investigates tropical weather and its impacts around the globe. He is particularly interested in identifying and predicting the Madden–Julian Oscillation (MJO) and equatorial…

Dec 18, 2015

Kelvin Waves and Tropical Cyclogenesis: A Global Survey

A new study by Carl Schreck III of the North Carolina Institute for Climate Studies and North Carolina State University provides important insights into the…

Oct 30, 2014

Cyclone Center: New Paper, Website Updates

“We don’t understand all the mysteries of tropical cyclones” That’s the motivation behind the Cyclone Center project, which is soliciting help from “citizen scientists” around…

Oct 29, 2014

The Impact of Best Track Discrepancies on Global Tropical Cyclone Climatologies using IBTrACS

Accurate, consistent, and homogenous data are critical for understanding the current climatology of tropical cyclones and identifying any trends in these storms in a changing…

Oct 1, 2013

Quantifying Tropical Cyclone Rainfall

Tropical cyclones (TCs) constitute one of the major natural disasters around the world as well as an important source of fresh water over areas prone…

Jun 18, 2013

Cyclone Center Launches New Website

Asheville, North Carolina – Working with over 4,000 citizen scientists from all over the world, the Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites – North Carolina…

Apr 19, 2013

Quantitative Precipitation Estimates for the SE US

The precipitation climatology of the Southeastern United States spans a very broad spectrum of precipitation regimes. A warm season that is characterized by isolated thunderstorms,…