Wednesday, August 23, 2017
 

Women in Research

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Findell, Kirsten

Exploring the relationship between land and climate

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Findell, Kirsten

Using high-powered computers, Kirsten Findell examines floods and droughts, land-atmosphere interactions, and land cover and land use change.

Hall, Phill

Flying Above a Hurricane without Leaving the Ground

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Hall, Phill

A commissioned officer in the NOAA Commissioned Corps, Phill Hall recently became the first non-Department of Defense pilot qualified to fly the Global Hawk.

Washenfelder, Rebecca

Atmospheric chemist develops new tools to study climate and air quality

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Washenfelder, Rebecca

Dr. Rebecca Washenfelder looks for solutions in the tiniest particles...

Goni, Gustav

Explaining how ocean observations answered key questions about the Deepwater Horizon oil spill

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Goni, Gustav

A NOAA oceanographer at the Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Lab in Miami,  Gustavo Goni, Ph.D., lent his expertise in oceanography to NOAAs response to the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010.

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...

Donner, Leo

Breaking down clouds and convection

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Donner, Leo

When asked which instrument would most improve numerical modeling, Leo Donner can’t settle on just one. The physical scientist says it would take more than a single tool to advance his clouds and convection research, even without...

Hood, Robbie

Flying unmanned aircraft systems to improve weather and climate research

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Hood, Robbie

As a young girl, Robbie Hood watched her father test NASA rocket engines for the Apollo missions in the rural Missouri landscape. It was during those formative years that NOAA’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems program director got...

Jewett, Libby

Leading Ocean Acidification Research

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Jewett, Libby

Leading a NOAA research program on changes in ocean chemistry that pose a significant threat to ecosystems, Dr. Libby Jewett is also working hard to educate audiences beyond the ocean science community about the threat of ocean...

Nemunaitis-Monroe, Kodi

From sky to summit to sea: tracking raindrops for water level forecasts

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Nemunaitis-Monroe, Kodi

Meteorologist Nemunaitis-Monroe oversees a demonstration project to predict water levels in coastal areas during tropical storms and hurricanes.

Gutman, Seth

NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory Scientist

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Gutman, Seth

NOAA scientist Seth Gutman is using GPS technology in an innovative way to better understand hurricanes.

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