Melinda C Marquis
NOAA Earth Sytem Research Laboratory
325 Broadway, Boulder CO 80305
Melinda Marquis, an AMS Member, is the Renewable Energy Project Manager at NOAA's Earth System Research Laboratory in Boulder, Colorado. She is working to develop a NOAA-wide program that supports the renewable energy industry. Dr. Marquis joined the ESRL Research and Programs Office in the summer of 2007, after serving as Deputy Director for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group I. Before working for the IPCC, Dr. Marquis was the leader of two NASA Earth-satellite mission projects at the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) at the University of Colorado. She led and coordinated the efforts of two teams responsible for managing Earth science data from the Geoscience Laser Altimeter System (GLAS) aboard NASA's Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite (ICESat) and from the Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer-Earth Observing System (AMSR-E) aboard NASA's Aqua satellite. Dr. Marquis has a PhD degree in Organic Chemistry from the University of Colorado (1995).