Tuesday, October 17, 2017
 

Women in Research

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Chowdhury, Arindam Gan

Using the 'Wall of Wind' lab to simulate a hurricane

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Chowdhury, Arindam Gan

NOAA Sea Grant researcher Arindam Gan Chowdhury creates indoor hurricanes using wind tunnels to improve the design of buildings in their path.

Buehner, Ted

NOAA Meteorologist Pacific Northwest Residents Count On

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Buehner, Ted

Does it really rain all the time in Seattle? While some Seattleites groan over this question, Ted Buehner is glad to tell you.

Schalk, Walter

Protecting National Security through Meteorology

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Schalk, Walter

Walt Schalk has spent his career as a meteorologist protecting national security. He has modeled the atmospheric spread of clouds of radioactive material from nuclear accidents, planned for the long-term storage of nuclear waste, and...

Shupe, Matthew

Monitoring Climate with Clouds

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Shupe, Matthew

A physical scientist for NOAA’s Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Science (CIRES) at the University of Colorado Boulder, Matthew Shupe, Ph.D., studies clouds, precipitation, and atmospheric structure...

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.

Overland, Jim

Eyes on the Arctic

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Overland, Jim

Research oceanographer Jim Overland, Ph.D., helps decision-makers understand the science behind climate change and Arctic ecosystems.

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.

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.

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.

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...

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