General Information:


Nick Carr, M.S.

Email address:

Office #4630 National Weather Center

Affiliations: ARRC,SOM,HYDROS




B.S. Meteorology & Math 2013:University of Miami

Research Interests:

  • Satellite Meteorology
  • Precipitation remote sensing
  • Radar Meteorology
  • Cloud and Precipitation Microphysics
  • GIS

Selected Publications:

  • Chen, S., J.J. Gourley, Y. Hong, Q. Cao, N. Carr, P.E. Kirstetter, J. Zhang, Z. Flamig: Using citizen science reports to evaluate estimates of surface precipitation type.
    Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, in press. doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-13-00247.1
  • Carr, N., Kirstetter, P.E., Y. Hong, J.J. Gourley, M. Schwaller, W. Petersen, N.Y. Wang, R. Ferraro, X. Xue: The influence of surface and precipitation characteristics on TRMM TMI rainfall retrieval uncertainty.Journal of Hydrometeorology, in press
  • Sheng Chen, Yang Hong, Qing Cao, Yudong Tian,  Junjun Hu, Xinhua Zhang, Weiyue Li, Nicholas Carr, Xinyi Shen, 2015: Inter-comparison of Precipitation Estimates from WSR-88D Radar and TRMM Measurement over Continental United States. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing (accepted).
  • Špitalar, M., C. Lutoff, J.J. Gourley, E. Kirstetter, M. Brilly, N. Carr, 2014: Analysis of flash flood parameters and human impacts in the US.
    Journal of Hydrology, 519(A), 863–870. doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.07.004

Conference Presentations:

  • Carr, N., P.E. Kirstetter, Y. Hong, J. Gourley, R. Ferraro, C, Kummerwow, W. Petersen, M. Schwaller, N.Y. Wang: Evaluating the Influence of Surface and Precipitation Characteristics on TMI and GMI Precipitation Retrievals.
    Poster presentation at AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, U.S., Dec. 15-19, 2014