Thursday, April 27, 2017
 

Women in Research

Meet Our Scientists

Otkin, Jason

Predicting rapidly-developing droughts based on plant stress

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Otkin, Jason

Growing up on a farm in Minnesota, Jason Otkin felt that the weather controlled everything in his life. In the middle of “farm country,” Otkin’s parents made a living herding cattle and growing corn, soybeans, alfalfa,...

Hall, Phill

Flying Above a Hurricane without Leaving the Ground

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Hall, Phill

A commissioned officer in the NOAA Commissioned Corps, Phill Hall recently became the first non-Department of Defense pilot qualified to fly the Global Hawk.

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.

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,...

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.

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...

Bond, Nick

Interpreting climate for students, the media, and other scientists

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Bond, Nick

From climate research to teaching and interpreting climate data for the public, Nick Bond’s work requires refined communication skills.

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.

Shirley Murillo

Collecting hurricane data from inside the storm

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Shirley Murillo

NOAA research meteorologist Shirley Murillo examines how hurricane winds change as they make landfall.

Brooks, Harold

Sharing discoveries about some of the most powerful weather systems on Earth

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Brooks, Harold

Meteorologist Harold Brooks' goal is to provide people with the knowledge they need to make better decisions about hazardous weather.

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