Wednesday, December 13, 2017
 

Women in Research

Meet Our Scientists

O'Connell, Martin

For Sea Grant Research, Oil Spill is Just the Latest Disaster in Gulf of Mexico Habitats

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O'Connell, Martin

For Sea Grant scientist Martin O'Connell, researching aquatic communities in Louisiana has taken on new urgency since the Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill.

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...

Clark, Adam

Predicting small-scale storms and making big advancements in weather forecasting

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Clark, Adam

Meteorologist, research scientist, amateur storm chaser, award winner, journal editor, mentor, and advisor—Adam Clark from NOAA’s National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL) never misses an opportunity to help advance...

Nielsen-Gammon, John

Informing Texas with climate data and information

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Nielsen-Gammon, John

Texas State Climatologist and NOAA-funded scientist, John Nielsen-Gammon, has helped the state of Texas make the best possible use of weather and climate information for 17 years. “I became a climatologist before I actually did...

Zhang, Rong

Crunching Climate Data for a Better Picture of Climate Change

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Zhang, Rong

One focus of Zhang’s research interests is the dominant north-south ocean circulation feature in the Atlantic and how it impacts global and regional climate. Known as the the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation,...

Johnson, Bryan

Monitoring ozone at the ends of the Earth

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Johnson, Bryan

An atmospheric scientist at NOAA's Earth System Research Laboratory, Bryan Johnson specializes in ozone research. He estimates rates of ozone depletion across the globe. And he gets to use really big balloons to do it.

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...

Rogers, Spencer

Helping Communities Cope with Shifting Shorelines

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Rogers, Spencer

Spencer Rogers focuses on coastal construction and erosion for North Carolina Sea Grant at the Center for Marine Science, University of North Carolina-Wilmington.

Donner, Leo

Breaking down clouds and convection

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Donner, Leo

When asked which instrument would most improve numerical modeling, Leo Donner can’t settle on just one. The physical scientist says it would take more than a single tool to advance his clouds and convection research, even without...

Schalk, Walter

Protecting National Security through Meteorology

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Schalk, Walter

Walt Schalk has spent his career as a meteorologist protecting national security. He has modeled the atmospheric spread of clouds of radioactive material from nuclear accidents, planned for the long-term storage of nuclear waste, and...

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