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Women in Research

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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...

Krasting, John

Understanding the Relationship Between Earth's Climate and Ecosystems

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Krasting, John

Always naturally curious about his surroundings, particularly the weather and its different patterns, John Krasting's love for weather has led him to study the complexities of the Earth’s climate system.

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,...

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.

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...

Johnson, Gregory

Studying the "flywheel" of the climate system

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Johnson, Gregory

An oceanographer for the NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, Gregory Johnson calls the ocean the "flywheel" of the climate system. Read his profile to see why.

Gutman, Seth

NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory Scientist

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Gutman, Seth

NOAA scientist Seth Gutman is using GPS technology in an innovative way to better understand hurricanes.

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...

Bender, Morris

Using Math to Predict Hurricane Tracks

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Bender, Morris

A senior researcher at NOAA's Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL) in Princeton, N.J., Morris Bender has been on the hurricane research team at GFDL since 1976, developing highly accurate models for hurricane forecasting and more...

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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