Applied Climate Research

The Northeast Regional Climate Center conducts research studies that focus on the development of new climate information products, data analysis techniques, and applications of climate data that will broaden the scope and enhance the value of the Center's services to present and potential clients in the region. Studies are also undertaken that are directed toward understanding and characterizing regional climate and climate variability as it may affect the economic or societal well being of the northeastern United States.

NRCCs Research Series reports make available the full results of climate research projects that have been performed or supported by the center. The results of NRCC research is also published in scientific literature. To view a publication, click the link at the end of the abstract.

Research Series Publications

DeGaetano, A.T., D.S. Wilks, and M. McKay, 1996, Atlas of Soil Freezing Depth Extremes for the Northeastern United States, NRCC Research Publication RR 96-1. 32 pp.

DeGaetano, A.T., K.L. Eggleston, and W.W. Knapp, 1995, Atlas of Growing Degree Day Statistics for the Northeastern United States and Southeastern Canada, NRCC Research Publication RR 95-2. 51 pp.

McKay, M., and D.S. Wilks, 1995, Atlas of Short-Duration Precipitation Extremes for the Northeastern United States and Southeastern Canada, NRCC Research Publication RR 95-1. 26 pp.

Wilks, D.S. and M. McKay, 1994, Atlas of Extreme Snow Water-Equivalent for the Northeastern United States, NRCC Research Publication RR 94-3. 17 pp.

Leathers, D.J., 1994, A Tornado Climatology for the Northeastern United States, NRCC Research Publication RR 94-2. 15 pp.

DeGaetano, A.T., K.L. Eggleston and W.W. Knapp, 1994, Daily Evapotranspiration and Soil Moisture Estimates for the Northeastern United States, NRCC Research Publication RR 94-1. 11 pp.

DeGaetano, A.T., K.L. Eggleston and W.W. Knapp, 1993, Climatology of Extreme Maximum Temperature Occurrences for the Northeastern United States, NRCC Research Publication RR 93-6. 103 pp.

Wilks, D.S. and R.P. Cember, 1993, Atlas of Precipitation Extremes for the Northeastern United States and Southeastern Canada, NRCC Research Publication RR 93-5. 40 pp.

DeGaetano, A.T., K.L. Eggleston and W.W. Knapp, 1993, Daily Solar Radiation Estimates for the Northeastern United States, NRCC Research Publication RR 93-4. 7 pp.

DeGaetano, A.T., W.W. Knapp and K.L. Eggleston, 1993, Standardizing Growing Degree Day Totals for Differences in Temperature Observing Schedules, NRCC Research Publication RR 93-3. 10 pp.

DeGaetano, A.T., K.L. Eggleston and W.W. Knapp, 1993, A Method to Produce Serially Complete Daily Maximum and Minimum Temperature Data for the Northeast, NRCC Research Publication RR 93-2. 9 pp.

Cember, R.P. and D.S. Wilks, 1993, Climatological Atlas of Snowfall and Snow Depth for the Northeastern United States and Southeastern Canada, NRCC Research Publication RR 93-1. 216 pp.

Wilks, D.S., 1992, Spline-Interpolated Parameters for Adjusting Climatological Precipitation Distributions Using the 30- and 90-Day Outlooks, NRCC Research Publication RR 92-2. 4 pp.

Samelson, D., 1993, A Simple Method for Predicting Snowpack Water Equivalent in the Northeastern United States, NRCC Research Publication RR 92-1. 151 pp.

Wilks, D.S., 1991, Gamma Distribution Probability Tables for Use in Climatology, NRCC Research Publication RR 91-2. 24 pp.

Knapp, W.W. and K.L. Eggleston, 1991, Some Impacts of Recent Climate Variability on the Northeast, NRCC Research Publication RR 91-1. 5 pp.