Saturday, July 22, 2017
 

Women in Research

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Winton, Mike

Exploring Climate Change in the Arctic

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Winton, Mike

NOAA scientist Mike Winton enjoys the sense of discovery his work yields. The oceanographer, whose research is directed toward fathoming climate change in the Arctic, says each work day is an adventure unto itself and exposes him to...

Gill, Stephen

Tracking tides and sea level rise

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Gill, Stephen

An expert on tides, currents, and sea level, Stephen Gill is the chief scientist with the National Ocean Service Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services.

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.

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...

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...

Cokelet, Edward

Taking the bearings of an icy sea

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Cokelet, Edward

A physical oceanographer from NOAA's Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, Edward "Ned" Cokelet studies the physics behind Bering Sea ecosystems and how they may change in the future.

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.

Purkey, Sarah

Mining the Deep Ocean for Climate Clues

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Purkey, Sarah

In order to better understand the whole climate system, researchers like Sarah Purkey gather and analyze data from the deep ocean.

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.

Stein, Ariel

Tracking pollutants in the atmosphere with a world-renowned model

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Stein, Ariel

One versatile model can track airborne dust from the Sahara Desert, forecast smoke dispersal from wildfires, and predict the spread of radiation through the atmosphere from nuclear accidents. Dr. Ariel Stein and his NOAA...

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