Wednesday, July 26, 2017
 

Women in Research

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Brewer, Matt

Improving wind forecasts to increase reliance on renewable energy

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Brewer, Matt

NOAA meteorologists like Matt Brewer with the Air Resources Laboratory are improving short-term wind forecasts, developing the science necessary for the country to increase reliance on renewable energy.

Barnes, John

Monitoring Particles in the Air

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Barnes, John

As a physical scientist and station chief for the NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory's Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii, John Barnes' specialty is lidar (light detection and ranging), often referred to as laser radar, which he uses to...

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.

Heinselman, Pam

Phased-Array Radar Improving Storm Forecasting with Rapid Scanning Technology

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Heinselman, Pam

Dr. Pam Heinselman, with NOAA’s National Severe Storms Laboratory, is improving storm warning capabilities during severe weather events using phased-array radar technology and collaborating with National Weather Service forecasters.

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.

Walker, Sharon L.

Finding the Fire Beneath the Waves

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Walker, Sharon L.

An oceanographer for the Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, Sharon Walker spends her time surveying the ocean floor and sampling the water column to identify sites of submarine volcanic activity and deep sea...

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.

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...

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.

Zhang, Rong

Crunching Climate Data for a Better Picture of Climate Change

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Zhang, Rong

One focus of Zhang’s research interests is the dominant north-south ocean circulation feature in the Atlantic and how it impacts global and regional climate. Known as the the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation,...

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