Wednesday, December 13, 2017
 
Barnes, John

Monday, March 26, 2012

Barnes, John

Monitoring Particles in the Air

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 identify and measure particles in the atmosphere.
Hood, Robbie

Friday, January 29, 2016

Hood, Robbie

Flying unmanned aircraft systems to improve weather and climate research

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 her first glimpse of the thrill of a scientific career.

Titov, Vasily

Monday, December 8, 2014

Titov, Vasily

30 Years and Counting in Tsunami Research

Novosibirsk, Russia, situated in the middle of the largest country in the world with no ocean or coastline in sight, may not be the first place that comes to mind when you think of tsunamis. However, for tsunami modeler, Dr. Vasily Titov, Novosibirsk was the birthplace of his career in tsunami research.

Walker, Sharon L.

Friday, November 22, 2013

Walker, Sharon L.

Finding the Fire Beneath the Waves

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 vents.  By locating these vent sites, we can learn more about our earth’s crust, ocean circulation, and deep sea ecosystems.

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