Wednesday, September 20, 2017
 

Women in Research

Meet Our Scientists

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...

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.

Cooper, Owen

Crunching data collected on a tail wind

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Cooper, Owen

A research scientist with the NOAA-funded Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences at the University of Colorado at Boulder, Owen Cooper studies air pollutants to support informed management decisions concerning air...

Mundy, Phil

Sharing a Passion for Alaska Coastal Resources

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Mundy, Phil

As director of the NOAA Auke Bay Laboratories in Juneau, Alaska, Phil Mundy is as passionate about his lab’s role in supporting stewardship of marine and coastal resources as he is about explaining the lab’s work to broader...

Neely, Ryan

Putting A Laser Focus on Climate Change

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Neely, Ryan

A physical scientist for NOAA’s Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Science (CIRES) at the University of Colorado, Boulder, Ryan Neely uses light detection and ranging (lidar) to study the relationship...

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.

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...

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...

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.

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,...

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