Monday, October 23, 2017
 

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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...

Bender, Morris

Using Math to Predict Hurricane Tracks

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Bender, Morris

A senior researcher at NOAA's Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL) in Princeton, N.J., Morris Bender has been on the hurricane research team at GFDL since 1976, developing highly accurate models for hurricane forecasting and...

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...

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,...

Clark, Adam

Predicting small-scale storms and making big advancements in weather forecasting

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Clark, Adam

Meteorologist, research scientist, amateur storm chaser, award winner, journal editor, mentor, and advisor—Adam Clark from NOAA’s National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL) never misses an opportunity to help advance...

Nielsen-Gammon, John

Informing Texas with climate data and information

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Nielsen-Gammon, John

Texas State Climatologist and NOAA-funded scientist, John Nielsen-Gammon, has helped the state of Texas make the best possible use of weather and climate information for 17 years. “I became a climatologist before I actually did...

Joye, Samantha

'Extreme’ Curiosity and a Love of the Ocean Made her Career Choice

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Joye, Samantha

A professor of marine science at the University of Georgia, Samantha Joye, Ph.D., studies the natural microbial processes that breakdown oil and gas in the environment.

Pan, WeiChiang

Hurricane Ready - Sea Grant Researcher Seeks Stability in Chaos

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Pan, WeiChiang

WeiChiang Pang is developing a framework for predicting failures of the building envelope -- including the foundation, roof, walls, doors, and windows -- with the goal of desigining a hurricane-resistant home.

Ginoux, Paul

Bringing a sense of wonder to climate modeling

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Ginoux, Paul

A physical research scientist, who has evaluated climate models and observed aerosols at GFDL since 2004, Paul Ginoux likes making discoveries but enjoys correcting mistakes within those findings even more.

De Boer, Gijs

NOAA scientist wins Presidential award for using science drones to understand climate change in the Arctic

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De Boer, Gijs

NOAA/CIRES scientist Gijs de Boer wins Presidential award for using science drones to understand climate change in the Arctic. “I love being part of the UAV revolution,” says de Boer.

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