Wednesday, August 16, 2017
 

Women in Research

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Stein, Ariel

Tracking pollutants in the atmosphere with a world-renowned model

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Stein, Ariel

One versatile model can track airborne dust from the Sahara Desert, forecast smoke dispersal from wildfires, and predict the spread of radiation through the atmosphere from nuclear accidents. Dr. Ariel Stein and his NOAA...

Donner, Leo

Breaking down clouds and convection

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Donner, Leo

When asked which instrument would most improve numerical modeling, Leo Donner can’t settle on just one. The physical scientist says it would take more than a single tool to advance his clouds and convection research, even without...

Ravishankara, A.R.

Taking Chemistry to New Heights

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Ravishankara, A.R.

A.R. Ravishankara is an atmospheric chemist and director of the Chemical Sciences Division at NOAA’s Earth System Research Laboratory (ESRL). His research aims to describe the chemical composition of our atmosphere...

Zhang, Rong

Crunching Climate Data for a Better Picture of Climate Change

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Zhang, Rong

One focus of Zhang’s research interests is the dominant north-south ocean circulation feature in the Atlantic and how it impacts global and regional climate. Known as the the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation,...

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.

Zhang, Hongyan

Understanding Great Lakes Ecosystems

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Zhang, Hongyan

Hongyan Zhang, Ph.D., uses computer models to investigate various topics, like the impact of invasive mussels on plankton, the occurrence of blue-green algal blooms, and the effectiveness of the phosphorous reduction program in Lake...

Brooks, Harold

Sharing discoveries about some of the most powerful weather systems on Earth

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Brooks, Harold

Meteorologist Harold Brooks' goal is to provide people with the knowledge they need to make better decisions about hazardous weather.

Lau, Gabriel

Projecting climate variations

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Lau, Gabriel

NOAA scientist and Princeton University lecturer Gabriel Lau uses computer models to understand the climate system.

Overland, Jim

Eyes on the Arctic

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Overland, Jim

Research oceanographer Jim Overland, Ph.D., helps decision-makers understand the science behind climate change and Arctic ecosystems.

Maloney, Eric

Understanding the mysterious Madden-Julian Oscillation

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Maloney, Eric

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...

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