Saturday, January 20, 2018
 

Women in Research

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Zhang, Rong

Crunching Climate Data for a Better Picture of Climate Change

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Zhang, Rong

One focus of Zhang’s research interests is the dominant north-south ocean circulation feature in the Atlantic and how it impacts global and regional climate. Known as the the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation,...

Shupe, Matthew

Monitoring Climate with Clouds

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Shupe, Matthew

A physical scientist for NOAA’s Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Science (CIRES) at the University of Colorado Boulder, Matthew Shupe, Ph.D., studies clouds, precipitation, and atmospheric structure...

Purkey, Sarah

Mining the Deep Ocean for Climate Clues

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Purkey, Sarah

In order to better understand the whole climate system, researchers like Sarah Purkey gather and analyze data from the deep ocean.

Sutton, Adrienne

Making climate science her policy

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Sutton, Adrienne

The ocean plays a huge role in the carbon cycle, absorbing 25 percent of yearly carbon emissions into the atmosphere.  Adrienne Sutton's research focuses on characterizing the extent of ocean acidification in the open ocean and...

Schalk, Walter

Protecting National Security through Meteorology

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Schalk, Walter

Walt Schalk has spent his career as a meteorologist protecting national security. He has modeled the atmospheric spread of clouds of radioactive material from nuclear accidents, planned for the long-term storage of nuclear waste, and...

Ravishankara, A.R.

Taking Chemistry to New Heights

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Ravishankara, A.R.

A.R. Ravishankara is an atmospheric chemist and director of the Chemical Sciences Division at NOAA’s Earth System Research Laboratory (ESRL). His research aims to describe the chemical composition of our atmosphere...

Wood, Michelle

Stretching the Boundaries of What We Know about the Ocean

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Wood, Michelle

Michelle Wood, Ph.D., uses tools from genetics, cell biology, oceanography, and remote sensing to explore connections between microorganisms in the sea and the physical processes influence them.

Probing the genetics of harmful algal blooms

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Davis, Timothy

Today, NOAA issued the 2015 Harmful Algal Bloom Season Forecast for Lake Erie that integrates rainfall, river flow, and nutrient runoff measurements into computer models to better predict toxic algal blooms. As part of a team of NOAA...

Winton, Mike

Exploring Climate Change in the Arctic

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Winton, Mike

NOAA scientist Mike Winton enjoys the sense of discovery his work yields. The oceanographer, whose research is directed toward fathoming climate change in the Arctic, says each work day is an adventure unto itself and exposes him to...

Chowdhury, Arindam Gan

Using the 'Wall of Wind' lab to simulate a hurricane

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Chowdhury, Arindam Gan

NOAA Sea Grant researcher Arindam Gan Chowdhury creates indoor hurricanes using wind tunnels to improve the design of buildings in their path.

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