Tuesday, January 16, 2018
 

Women in Research

Meet Our Scientists

Goni, Gustav

Explaining how ocean observations answered key questions about the Deepwater Horizon oil spill

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Goni, Gustav

A NOAA oceanographer at the Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Lab in Miami,  Gustavo Goni, Ph.D., lent his expertise in oceanography to NOAAs response to the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010.

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...

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.

Jorgensen, Dave

Riding turbulence to improve storm warnings

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Jorgensen, Dave

During his NOAA career, Dave Jorgensen has quite literally experienced a lot of turbulence.

Maloney, Eric

Understanding the mysterious Madden-Julian Oscillation

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Maloney, Eric

From the front lawn of his childhood home in the Chicago suburbs, Eric Maloney, Professor at Colorado State University and NOAA-funded scientist, experienced extreme weather ranging from blizzards to severe thunderstorms. As a kid, he...

Jewett, Libby

Leading Ocean Acidification Research

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Jewett, Libby

Leading a NOAA research program on changes in ocean chemistry that pose a significant threat to ecosystems, Dr. Libby Jewett is also working hard to educate audiences beyond the ocean science community about the threat of ocean...

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.

Knutson, Tom

Thinking Big on Climate Issues

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Knutson, Tom

Whenever possible, Tom Knutson avoids one-dimensional thinking, but especially at work. Because the research meteorologist sees climate change as much more than a surface temperature issue, he approaches and studies it as a...

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...

Walker, Sharon L.

Finding the Fire Beneath the Waves

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Walker, Sharon L.

An oceanographer for the Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, Sharon Walker spends her time surveying the ocean floor and sampling the water column to identify sites of submarine volcanic activity and deep sea...

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