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 recently exploring the influence of climate change on hurricane activity.
A research meteorologist working at the NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory (ESRL) in Boulder, CO, Stan Benjamin is the chief of the Assimilation and Modeling Branch in the Global Systems Division within ESRL, where he and his colleagues work on developing and improving weather models, both regional and global.
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.
Meteorologist Harold Brooks' goal is to provide people with the knowledge they need to make better decisions about hazardous weather.
Does it really rain all the time in Seattle? While some Seattleites groan over this question, Ted Buehner is glad to tell you.
Understanding the mysterious Madden-Julian Oscillation
Advancing knowledge of air quality interactions with weather and climate
Informing Texas with climate data and information
Predicting rapidly-developing droughts based on plant stress
Understanding the ocean's changing chemistry
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