Saturday, October 21, 2017
 

Women in Research

Meet Our Scientists

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,...

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.

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...

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...

Overland, Jim

Eyes on the Arctic

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Overland, Jim

Research oceanographer Jim Overland, Ph.D., helps decision-makers understand the science behind climate change and Arctic ecosystems.

Fletcher, Chip

Mapping the future of Pacific Island shorelines

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Fletcher, Chip

A professor at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and supported by Hawaii Sea Grant, Charles “Chip” Fletcher, Ph.D.,  conducts research on global change impacts among Pacific Island communities, natural history of reefs...

Bond, Nick

Interpreting climate for students, the media, and other scientists

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Bond, Nick

From climate research to teaching and interpreting climate data for the public, Nick Bond’s work requires refined communication skills.

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.

Shupe, Matthew

Monitoring Climate with Clouds

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Shupe, Matthew

A physical scientist for NOAA’s Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Science (CIRES) at the University of Colorado Boulder, Matthew Shupe, Ph.D., studies clouds, precipitation, and atmospheric structure...

Washenfelder, Rebecca

Atmospheric chemist develops new tools to study climate and air quality

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Washenfelder, Rebecca

Dr. Rebecca Washenfelder looks for solutions in the tiniest particles...

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