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Women In Science

Measuring The Ice Sheets to Understand Our Changing World

Brooke Medley, PhD

Research Scientist, Cryospheric Sciences Lab, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

We reached out to Brooke Medley immediately after seeing her and her work featured in the Great Big Story short film Operation Ice: Melting the Heart of Man. The film provides background on Greenland’s melting glaciers and how Brooke and her team of scientists from NASA’s Operation IceBridge are studying the global impacts of that reality.

Brooke’s research is focused on understanding how our planet’s ice sheets are changing to help quantify their role in sea-level rise. Specifically, she uses airborne and field measurements of snowfall … READ MORE

Women In Science

Meet the Women Who are Breaking Down Barriers in Science … Everyday.

What do you think of when we say Science?

Beakers, lab coats and goggles? Dissecting a frog in science class? Well yes, all these things but so much more.

There are disciplines like kinesiology, genetics, glaciology, astro-, nano-, and environmental chemistry, just to name a few. And certainly, there will be many other “-ologies” and STEM fields that will have emerged by the time our kids are grown and ready to choose their careers.

To celebrate all the incredible women in science who are trailblazing, helping recruit even more women in science, and becoming role models for girls just beginning … READ MORE