Tuesday, May 23, 2017
 

Women in Research

Meet Our Scientists

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.

Knutson, Tom

Thinking Big on Climate Issues

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Knutson, Tom

Whenever possible, Tom Knutson avoids one-dimensional thinking, but especially at work. Because the research meteorologist sees climate change as much more than a surface temperature issue, he approaches and studies it as a multi-layered...

Alin, Simone

Understanding the ocean's changing chemistry

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Alin, Simone

Ocean chemistry is changing faster right now than at any time over the past 50 million years. “We are fundamentally altering marine ecosystems,” says NOAA oceanographer Simone Alin, Ph.D. With her colleagues at...

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.

Elkins, Jim

Keeping an eye on 'trace' gases

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Elkins, Jim

NOAA scientist Jim Elkins, Ph.D., studies climate change and ozone depletion at the Earth System Research Laboratory in Boulder, Colo.

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...

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...

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...

Morgan, Nick

Going to the Ends of the Earth for Science

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Morgan, Nick

Late March is a pivotal time around the globe. It marks the start of spring in the Northern Hemisphere, and the coming of autumn in the Southern Hemisphere. In Antarctica, it’s when the sun drops below the horizon, not to rise...

Sutton, Adrienne

Making climate science her policy

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Sutton, Adrienne

The ocean plays a huge role in the carbon cycle, absorbing 25 percent of yearly carbon emissions into the atmosphere.  Adrienne Sutton's research focuses on characterizing the extent of ocean acidification in the open ocean and...

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