Tuesday, February 20, 2018
 

Women in Research

Meet Our Scientists

Cooper, Owen

Crunching data collected on a tail wind

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Cooper, Owen

A research scientist with the NOAA-funded Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences at the University of Colorado at Boulder, Owen Cooper studies air pollutants to support informed management decisions concerning air...

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...

Shirley Murillo

Collecting hurricane data from inside the storm

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Shirley Murillo

NOAA research meteorologist Shirley Murillo examines how hurricane winds change as they make landfall.

Tedesco, Marco

Researching Remote Reaches of the Arctic

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Tedesco, Marco

Few scientists have been to the locations in Greenland where Marco Tedesco and his team conduct field research on snow and ice melt.

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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