Saturday, January 20, 2018
 

Women in Research

Meet Our Scientists

Buehner, Ted

NOAA Meteorologist Pacific Northwest Residents Count On

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Buehner, Ted

Does it really rain all the time in Seattle? While some Seattleites groan over this question, Ted Buehner is glad to tell you.

Otkin, Jason

Predicting rapidly-developing droughts based on plant stress

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Otkin, Jason

Growing up on a farm in Minnesota, Jason Otkin felt that the weather controlled everything in his life. In the middle of “farm country,” Otkin’s parents made a living herding cattle and growing corn, soybeans, alfalfa,...

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...

Elgin, Ashley

Is too many mussels even possible?

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Elgin, Ashley

Those not familiar with the Great Lakes freshwater coasts may wonder how a seemingly endless supply of mussels could possibly be a bad thing. After all, saltwater mussels considered a delicacy by many, is a common item found on your...

Johnson, Bryan

Monitoring ozone at the ends of the Earth

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Johnson, Bryan

An atmospheric scientist at NOAA's Earth System Research Laboratory, Bryan Johnson specializes in ozone research. He estimates rates of ozone depletion across the globe. And he gets to use really big balloons to do it.

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...

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.

Marks, Frank

Director of NOAA's Hurricane Research Division

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Marks, Frank

Director of the NOAA Hurricane Research Division in Miami, Frank Marks discusses how he has studied hurricanes throughout his 30-year NOAA career – including numerous flights through these monster storms.

Tedesco, Marco

Researching Remote Reaches of the Arctic

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Tedesco, Marco

Few scientists have been to the locations in Greenland where Marco Tedesco and his team conduct field research on snow and ice melt.

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.

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