Friday, September 22, 2017
 

Women in Research

Meet Our Scientists

Anderson, Eric

Using physics to describe the natural world

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Anderson, Eric

A physical scientist at the NOAA-funded Cooperative Institute for Limnology and Ecosystem Research, Eric Anderson studies the movement of water in the Great Lakes using high-powered computers.

Barnes, Elizabeth

Questioning rivers in the sky

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Barnes, Elizabeth

Since the 1960s scientists have used the so-called "butterfly effect" to explain why we struggle to predict such extreme events with more than two weeks of advanced notice. But Elizabeth Barnes, Assistant Professor at Colorado State...

Pomponi, Shirley

Diving into Research and Exploring the Unexplored

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Pomponi, Shirley

Shirley Pomponi, director of NOAA’s Cooperative Institute for Ocean Exploration, Research and Technology, thrives on exploration and being at sea. She has made more than 300 dives in submersibles.

Cokelet, Edward

Taking the bearings of an icy sea

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Cokelet, Edward

A physical oceanographer from NOAA's Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, Edward "Ned" Cokelet studies the physics behind Bering Sea ecosystems and how they may change in the future.

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...

Lawrence, Bill

Monitoring river stage levels on the Southern Plains

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Lawrence, Bill

National Weather Service hydrologist Bill Lawrence certainly knows the truth of a quote attributed to the ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus: You could not step twice into the same river; for other waters are ever flowing on to you.

Vanderploeg, Henry A.

Great Lakes Ecologist Studies the Huge Impact of a Tiny Invasive Species

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Vanderploeg, Henry A.

As non-native mussels have multiplied in Lake Michigan and beyond, Henry A. Vanderploeg's work has revealed how devastating this invasion is to the Great Lakes food web and ecosystem.

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.

Fletcher, Chip

Mapping the future of Pacific Island shorelines

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Fletcher, Chip

A professor at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and supported by Hawaii Sea Grant, Charles “Chip” Fletcher, Ph.D.,  conducts research on global change impacts among Pacific Island communities, natural history of reefs...

Stock, Charles

Laying the groundwork for understanding climate impacts today and centuries from now

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Stock, Charles

“Climate scientists call me the fish guy and fisheries scientists call me the climate guy,” jokes Charles “Charlie” Stock, research oceanographer and modeler, at NOAA’s Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory...

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