Monday, August 21, 2017
 

Women in Research

Meet Our Scientists

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.

Jorgensen, Dave

Riding turbulence to improve storm warnings

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Jorgensen, Dave

During his NOAA career, Dave Jorgensen has quite literally experienced a lot of turbulence.

Brewer, Matt

Improving wind forecasts to increase reliance on renewable energy

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Brewer, Matt

NOAA meteorologists like Matt Brewer with the Air Resources Laboratory are improving short-term wind forecasts, developing the science necessary for the country to increase reliance on renewable energy.

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.

Walker, Sharon L.

Finding the Fire Beneath the Waves

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Walker, Sharon L.

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...

Wood, Kevin

Exploring the History of Climate in the Arctic

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Wood, Kevin

Using historical  weather and sea ice information from ship logbooks, Kevin Wood, Ph.D., learns about conditions in the Arctic in centuries past.

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...

Kapnick, Sarah

Young award winner continues tradition of climate science

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Kapnick, Sarah

Young award winner continues tradition of climate science

Ryerson, Tom

On the Wing – and in the Lab – for NOAA Chemist Works to Clear Up Questions about Air Pollution

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Ryerson, Tom

A research chemist with the NOAA Chemical Sciences Division in Boulder, Colorado, Tom Ryerson has participated in field projects on research aircraft, including the NOAA WP-3Ds, since 1995.

Forde, Evan

Thrilled by discovery and sharing the joy of science

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Forde, Evan

An oceanographer with the NOAA Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory, Evan Forde is the only NOAA scientist whose city designated a day in his honor.

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