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GSL Staff Profiles

Craig Hoffman

Craig is currently GSL's webmaster. He has worked as an IT Director, senior software engineer, full-stack developer, a mountaineering guide, a professional photographer, an...

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Dave Turner

The focus of my research is to better understand various processes that act upon and within the boundary layer (e.g., convective initiation, turbulent redistribution of ...

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Hannah Barnes

Fundamentally, my research focuses on improving our understanding on convection and improving our ability to represent convection in numerical weather models. I am current...

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Isidora Jankov

My research is mainly focused on ensemble-based data assimilation, design of ensemble forecasting system and ensemble statistical post-processing. As a part of research re...

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Jennifer Mahoney

Jennifer Mahoney is the Director of the NOAA’s Global Research Laboratory (GSL). She leads a staff of nearly 200 meteorologists, software engineers, and support staff dedi...

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Joseph B Olson

Joe is the primary developer of the boundary layer and surface layer schemes used in the operational Rapid Refresh (RAP) and High-Resolution Rapid Refresh (HRRR) forecast...

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Kate Zhang

My work focuses on chemical model development and coupling, as well as air quality predictions and studies. One of the primary developers leading the development of GEFS-...

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Keith Searight

Keith is the technical lead for NOAA Science On a Sphere® (SOS) and project manager with the Developmental Testbed Center (DTC).  For SOS, he leads the development team a...

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Ligia Bernardet

My work straddles the interface between research and operations in numerical weather prediction. As the deputy director of the GSL Earth Prediction Advancement Division, I...

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