Friday, May 26, 2017
 

Women in Research

Meet Our Scientists

Ryerson, Tom

On the Wing – and in the Lab – for NOAA Chemist Works to Clear Up Questions about Air Pollution

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Ryerson, Tom

A research chemist with the NOAA Chemical Sciences Division in Boulder, Colorado, Tom Ryerson has participated in field projects on research aircraft, including the NOAA WP-3Ds, since 1995.

Lawrence, Bill

Monitoring river stage levels on the Southern Plains

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Lawrence, Bill

National Weather Service hydrologist Bill Lawrence certainly knows the truth of a quote attributed to the ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus: You could not step twice into the same river; for other waters are ever flowing on to you.

Schnell, Russ

Studying the changing composition of the atmosphere

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Schnell, Russ

Atmospheric scientist Russ Schnell, Ph.D., is also deputy director of the Global Monitoring Division of the NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory in Boulder, Colo.

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.

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.

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...

Wood, Kevin

Exploring the History of Climate in the Arctic

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Wood, Kevin

Using historical  weather and sea ice information from ship logbooks, Kevin Wood, Ph.D., learns about conditions in the Arctic in centuries past.

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...

Myles, LaToya

Understanding Air Chemistry, Research in Support of Clean Air

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Myles, LaToya

A deep breath of fresh, clean air is truly satisfying. Beyond that pleasure, the public benefits of clean air are enormous – fewer cases of lung cancer, asthma, and other respiratory ailments; and fewer pollutants in the...

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...

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