Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites — NC

CICS

The Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites (CICS) is formed through a consortium of academic, non-profit and community organizations with leadership from the University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP) and North Carolina State University (NCSU) on behalf of the University of North Carolina (UNC) System. The host institutions for CICS-MD and CICS-NC are UMCP and NCSU, respectively. CICS-NC is an Inter-Institutional Research Center with the UNC System, where it is known as the North Carolina Institute for Climate Studies (NCICS). CICS-NC is co-located with NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) in Asheville, NC.


Trends

Trends, the Fall 2015 CICS-NC newsletter, is now available. To receive it in your mailbox send a “Subscribe” request to info@cicsnc.org.

News

Building Climate Change Resilience

On May 10, the White House hosted a conference on resilient building codes. Climate scientist Ken Kunkel of the Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites–North Carolina participated in a morning panel discussion on incorporating climate change information into resilience planning.


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