Dr. Samantha Siedlecki is an assistant professor at the University of Connecticut in the Department of Marine Science.
Dr. Diane Stanitski is the deputy director for planning and administration at the NOAA Global Monitoring Division (GMD).
Dr. Meghan Cronin works at the NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, where she leads the Ocean Climate Stations group.
Dr. Sophie Chu is a postdoctoral research associate working on testing the performance of carbon sensors at NOAA's Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory (PMEL).
Dr. Reagan Errera is a research ecologist at NOAA's Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory, where she serves as a primary investigator for harmful algal bloom research.
Dr. LaToya Myles is the deputy director of NOAA's Air Resources Laboratory Atmospheric Turbulence and Diffusion Division in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. She's also a lead research physical scientist who studies the exchange of atmospheric gases and particles between the air, plants, and soil in coastal or agricultural ecosystems.
Dr. Emily Osborne is a program manager for the NOAA Arctic Research Program, where she is responsible for developing budget plans, providing support for research campaigns and representing NOAA's work within the agency as well as in the interagency and international space.
Dr. Jessie Creamean currently works at Colorado State University, and worked at NOAA in Boulder, Colorado from 2012 to 2018. Her work focuses on NOAA-based missions on icebreakers in the Arctic.
Dr. Kandis Boyd is the deputy director of NOAA's Office of Weather and Air Quality. In her role, she manages a team of 20 federal and civilian employees that supports research to advance timely and accurate weather information.
From the front lawn of his childhood home in the Chicago suburbs, Eric Maloney, Professor at Colorado State University and NOAA-funded scientist, experienced extreme weather ranging from blizzards to severe thunderstorms. As a kid, he even videotaped a tornado. Maloney has been fascinated with the weather ever since.
Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR) - or "NOAA Research" - provides the research foundation for understanding the complex systems that support our planet. Working in partnership with other organizational units of the NOAA, a bureau of the Department of Commerce, NOAA Research enables better forecasts, earlier warnings for natural disasters, and a greater understanding of the Earth. Our role is to provide unbiased science to better manage the environment, nationally, and globally.