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Susan Cobb
325 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80305-3328


Susan Cobb, GSL Science Communications Lead

I lead communications for the NOAA Global Systems Laboratory.

Research Interests

  • Science communications
  • Aviation weather forecasting
  • Severe weather forecasting
  • Social science


  • B.S. Meteorology from the University of Oklahoma


  • Meteorologist and Communications Manager, NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory sponsored by the Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies
  • Forecasting Meteorologist, Kavouras Inc.
  • Undergraduate Meteorological Assistant, NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory

Professional Activities

  • American Meteorological Society
  • National Weather Association
  • American Geophysical Union

Honors and Awards

  • 2018 - National Weather Association Larry R. Johnson Special Award: For creating the Meteorological Phenomena Identification Near the Ground (mPING) applications which improved forecast operations by significant increasing the number, quality, and type of ground-truth weather observations.
  • 1999 - Department of Commerce Silver Medal: NSSL Warning Research and Development Division for "developing a prototype Warning Decision Support System for weather forecasters and making significant enhancements to the NEXRAD system, resulting in more timely and reliable warnings."