Monday, August 21, 2017
 

Women in Research

Meet Our Scientists

Joye, Samantha

'Extreme’ Curiosity and a Love of the Ocean Made her Career Choice

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Joye, Samantha

A professor of marine science at the University of Georgia, Samantha Joye, Ph.D., studies the natural microbial processes that breakdown oil and gas in the environment.

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.

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.

Miller, Ian

Sea Grant extension agent and coastal hazards specialist

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Miller, Ian

A skilled science communicator and media spokesperson, Dr. Ian Miller is the coastal hazards specialist for Washington Sea Grant, part of NOAA's National Sea Grant College Program. Dr. Miller collaborates with coastal communities on the...

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...

Sutton, Adrienne

Making climate science her policy

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Sutton, Adrienne

The ocean plays a huge role in the carbon cycle, absorbing 25 percent of yearly carbon emissions into the atmosphere.  Adrienne Sutton's research focuses on characterizing the extent of ocean acidification in the open ocean and...

de Gouw, Joost

Passionate about clean air and clear language

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de Gouw, Joost

An atmospheric chemist at the NOAA Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, Joost de Gouw aims to improve air quality by researching the origins of air pollution.

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 multi-layered...

Seidel, Dian

Seeing Climate Change Signals in the Upper Atmosphere

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Seidel, Dian

Dian Seidel is a senior climate scientist in the NOAA Air Resources Lab and is internationally recognized for research on climate change in the upper atmosphere.

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...

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