Sunday, March 26, 2017
 

Women in Research

Meet Our Scientists

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...

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.

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.

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.

Chowdhury, Arindam Gan

Using the 'Wall of Wind' lab to simulate a hurricane

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Chowdhury, Arindam Gan

NOAA Sea Grant researcher Arindam Gan Chowdhury creates indoor hurricanes using wind tunnels to improve the design of buildings in their path.

Schnell, Russ

Studying the changing composition of the atmosphere

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Schnell, Russ

Atmospheric scientist Russ Schnell, Ph.D., is also deputy director of the Global Monitoring Division of the NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory in Boulder, Colo.

Hood, Robbie

Flying unmanned aircraft systems to improve weather and climate research

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Hood, Robbie

As a young girl, Robbie Hood watched her father test NASA rocket engines for the Apollo missions in the rural Missouri landscape. It was during those formative years that NOAA’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems program director got...

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...

Vanderploeg, Henry A.

Great Lakes Ecologist Studies the Huge Impact of a Tiny Invasive Species

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Vanderploeg, Henry A.

As non-native mussels have multiplied in Lake Michigan and beyond, Henry A. Vanderploeg's work has revealed how devastating this invasion is to the Great Lakes food web and ecosystem.

Ginoux, Paul

Bringing a sense of wonder to climate modeling

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Ginoux, Paul

A physical research scientist, who has evaluated climate models and observed aerosols at GFDL since 2004, Paul Ginoux likes making discoveries but enjoys correcting mistakes within those findings even more.

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