Wednesday, July 26, 2017
 

Women in Research

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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.

Lau, Gabriel

Projecting climate variations

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Lau, Gabriel

NOAA scientist and Princeton University lecturer Gabriel Lau uses computer models to understand the climate system.

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.

O'Connell, Martin

For Sea Grant Research, Oil Spill is Just the Latest Disaster in Gulf of Mexico Habitats

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O'Connell, Martin

For Sea Grant scientist Martin O'Connell, researching aquatic communities in Louisiana has taken on new urgency since the Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill.

Manzello, Derek

Diving into coral reef chemistry

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Manzello, Derek

As the lead principal investigator of the Coral Reef Monitoring Program and Ocean Acidification Program, Derek Manzello, PhD, studies the impacts of ocean acidification on reefs from a variety of ocean sites over time.

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...

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.

Zhang, Hongyan

Understanding Great Lakes Ecosystems

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Zhang, Hongyan

Hongyan Zhang, Ph.D., uses computer models to investigate various topics, like the impact of invasive mussels on plankton, the occurrence of blue-green algal blooms, and the effectiveness of the phosphorous reduction program in Lake...

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...

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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