Sunday, June 25, 2017
 

Women in Research

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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...

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.

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...

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.

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.

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...

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.

Delgado, James

Exploring shipwrecks and preserving maritime heritage

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Delgado, James

Director of maritime heritage for the NOAA National Marine Sanctuaries Program, James Delgado has explored numerous shipwrecks.

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...

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.

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