Friday, April 28, 2017
 

Women in Research

Meet Our Scientists

Cokelet, Edward

Taking the bearings of an icy sea

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Cokelet, Edward

A physical oceanographer from NOAA's Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, Edward "Ned" Cokelet studies the physics behind Bering Sea ecosystems and how they may change in the future.

Dumas, Ed

Flying research drones and aircraft to collect data on climate change and extreme weather

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Dumas, Ed

Ed Dumas flies research drones and aircraft to collect data on climate change and extreme weather. He designs data sensors and data acquisition software for these manned and unmanned aircraft for NOAA’s Air Resources...

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.

Purkey, Sarah

Mining the Deep Ocean for Climate Clues

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Purkey, Sarah

In order to better understand the whole climate system, researchers like Sarah Purkey gather and analyze data from the deep ocean.

Bender, Morris

Using Math to Predict Hurricane Tracks

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Bender, Morris

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...

Elkins, Jim

Keeping an eye on 'trace' gases

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Elkins, Jim

NOAA scientist Jim Elkins, Ph.D., studies climate change and ozone depletion at the Earth System Research Laboratory in Boulder, Colo.

Levan, Judy

Thriving when weather is the most challenging

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Levan, Judy

While snow days can mean a break from work or school for many, Judy Levan’s days are busiest when the weather is at its worst. She is the warning coordination meteorologist for the National Weather Service’s Buffalo forecast...

Benjamin, Stan

Weather Detective Work Improves Hurricane Forecasting

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Benjamin, Stan

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...

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...

Krasting, John

Understanding the Relationship Between Earth's Climate and Ecosystems

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Krasting, John

Always naturally curious about his surroundings, particularly the weather and its different patterns, John Krasting's love for weather has led him to study the complexities of the Earth’s climate system.

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