Dr. Stephanie Schollaert Uz

Dr. Stephanie Schollaert Uz

  • Applied Sciences Manager , Earth Sciences Division
  • Additional Roles: , Chair, Robert H Goddard Memorial Symposium Planning Committee
  • 301.286.0549
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 610
  • GREENBELT , MD 20771
  • Employer: NASA
  • Brief Bio

    Stephanie Schollaert Uz is the Applied Sciences Manager at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center where she leads activities to advance the practical appliction of NASA data and science, connecting researchers across the Earth Sciences Division with end users, developing external partnerships, and fostering innovative uses of Earth observations for societal benefit. As part of this effort, she leads a team that convenes six working groups with scientists and stakeholders around Food Security, Air Quality & Health, Climate & Environmental Health, Disasters, Mission Applications, and the Chesapeake Bay. Her research focuses on the response of marine and aquatic ecosystems to physical forcing through the use of satellite data, in situ measurements, model output and statistical reconstructions. She is the Principal Investigator on a new project exploring ways to apply remote sensing to identify water quality issues for aquaculture in the Chesapeake Bay. These and many other Applied Sciences activities inform NASA’s upcoming missions, i.e. PACE, scheduled to launch in 2023, a potential Surface Biology and Geology mission recommended by the 2017 Decadal Survey of Earth Science and Applications from Space. She has a Ph.D. in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences from the University of Maryland, an M.S. in Physical Oceanography from the Graduate School of Oceanography at the University of Rhode Island and B.S. from the U.S. Naval Academy, where she majored in Oceanography and minored in French.

    Selected Publications

    Refereed

    Wolny, J. L., M. C. Tomlinson, S. Schollaert Uz, et al. T. A. Egerton, J. R. McKay, A. Meredith, K. S. Reece, G. P. Scott, and R. P. Stumpf. 2020. "Current and Future Remote Sensing of Harmful Algal Blooms in the Chesapeake Bay to Support the Shellfish Industry." Frontiers in Marine Science, 7: [10.3389/fmars.2020.00337]

    Hakimdavar, R., A. Hubbard, F. Policelli, et al. A. Pickens, M. Hansen, T. Fatoyinbo, D. Lagomasino, N. Pahlevan, S. Unninayar, A. Kavvada, M. Carroll, B. Smith, M. Hurwitz, D. Wood, and S. Schollaert Uz. 2020. "Monitoring Water-Related Ecosystems with Earth Observation Data in Support of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6 Reporting." Remote Sensing, 12 (10): 1634 [10.3390/rs12101634]

    Schollaert Uz, S., G. E. Kim, A. Mannino, P. J. Werdell, and M. Tzortziou. 2019. "Developing a Community of Practice for Applied Uses of Future PACE Data to Address Marine Food Security Challenges." Frontiers in Earth Science, 7: [10.3389/feart.2019.00283]

    McNally, A., S. McCartney, A. C. Ruane, et al. I. E. Mladenova, A. K. Whitcraft, I. Becker-Reshef, J. D. Bolten, C. D. Peters-Lidard, C. Rosenzweig, and S. Schollaert Uz. 2019. "Hydrologic and Agricultural Earth Observations and Modeling for the Water-Food Nexus." Frontiers in Environmental Science, 7: pp. 23 [10.3389/fenvs.2019.00023]

    Schollaert Uz, S., A. C. Ruane, B. N. Duncan, et al. C. J. Tucker, G. J. Huffman, I. E. Mladenova, B. Osmanoglu, T. R. Holmes, A. McNally, C. Peters-Lidard, J. D. Bolten, N. Das, M. Rodell, S. McCartney, M. C. Anderson, and B. Doorn. 2019. "Earth Observations and Integrative Models in Support of Food and Water Security." Remote Sensing in Earth Systems Sciences, [10.1007/s41976-019-0008-6]

    Schollaert Uz, S., A. J. Busalacchi, T. M. Smith, et al. M. N. Evans, C. W. Brown, and E. C. Hackert. 2017. "Interannual and decadal variability in tropical Pacific chlorophyll from a statistical reconstruction: 1958-2008." Journal of Climate, 30: 7293-7315 [10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0202.1]

    Schollaert Uz, S. 2016. "Building Intuition for In-Water Optics and Ocean Color Remote Sensing: Spectrophotometer Activity with littleBits™,English." Oceanography, 29 (1): 98-103 [10.5670/oceanog.2016.01]

    Brown, C. W., S. Schollaert Uz, and B. H. Corliss. 2014. "Seasonality of oceanic primary production and its interannual variability from 1998 to 2007." Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 90: 166-175 [10.1016/j.dsr.2014.05.009]

    Schollaert Uz, S., W. Ackerman, J. O'Leary, et al. B. Culbertson, P. Rowley, and P. A. Arkin. 2014. "The Effectiveness of Science on a Sphere Stories to Improve Climate Literacy Among the General Public." Journal of Geoscience Education, 62 (3): 485-494 [10.5408/13-075.1]

    Schollaert Uz, S., C. W. Brown, A. K. Heidinger, T. J. Smyth, and R. Murtugudde. 2013. "Monitoring a Sentinel Species from Satellites: Detecting Emiliania huxleyi in 25 Years of AVHRR Imagery." Satellite-based Applications on Climate Change, 277-288 [10.1007/978-94-007-5872-8_18]

    Talks, Presentations and Posters

    NASA/WRI hosted discussion around engaging governmental and non-governmental organizations, industry and other end users on ocean satellite data to support resource managers and decision makers, with NOAA, ESA, World Bank, Oceana, Conservation International, academics, industry and more.

    Professional Service

    Chair, Robert H Goddard Memorial Symposium Planning Committee

    Professional Societies

    AGU, 1988 - Present
    TOS, 2015 - Present
    AMS, 2016 - Present
    AAS, 2018 - Present

    Selected Public Outreach

    ClimateBits: Earth science concepts made simple 2015 - Present
    http://climatebits.org

    Short visualizations for YouTube, Hyperwall, and Science On a Sphere depict essential climate science concepts using imagery and narration to make them easily accessible to the general public.

    Brief Bio

    Stephanie Schollaert Uz is the Applied Sciences Manager at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center where she leads activities to advance the practical appliction of NASA data and science, connecting researchers across the Earth Sciences Division with end users, developing external partnerships, and fostering innovative uses of Earth observations for societal benefit. As part of this effort, she leads a team that convenes six working groups with scientists and stakeholders around Food Security, Air Quality & Health, Climate & Environmental Health, Disasters, Mission Applications, and the Chesapeake Bay. Her research focuses on the response of marine and aquatic ecosystems to physical forcing through the use of satellite data, in situ measurements, model output and statistical reconstructions. She is the Principal Investigator on a new project exploring ways to apply remote sensing to identify water quality issues for aquaculture in the Chesapeake Bay. These and many other Applied Sciences activities inform NASA’s upcoming missions, i.e. PACE, scheduled to launch in 2023, a potential Surface Biology and Geology mission recommended by the 2017 Decadal Survey of Earth Science and Applications from Space. She has a Ph.D. in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences from the University of Maryland, an M.S. in Physical Oceanography from the Graduate School of Oceanography at the University of Rhode Island and B.S. from the U.S. Naval Academy, where she majored in Oceanography and minored in French.

    Selected Publications

    Refereed

    Wolny, J. L., M. C. Tomlinson, S. Schollaert Uz, et al. T. A. Egerton, J. R. McKay, A. Meredith, K. S. Reece, G. P. Scott, and R. P. Stumpf. 2020. "Current and Future Remote Sensing of Harmful Algal Blooms in the Chesapeake Bay to Support the Shellfish Industry." Frontiers in Marine Science 7 [10.3389/fmars.2020.00337]

    Hakimdavar, R., A. Hubbard, F. Policelli, et al. A. Pickens, M. Hansen, T. Fatoyinbo, D. Lagomasino, N. Pahlevan, S. Unninayar, A. Kavvada, M. Carroll, B. Smith, M. Hurwitz, D. Wood, and S. Schollaert Uz. 2020. "Monitoring Water-Related Ecosystems with Earth Observation Data in Support of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6 Reporting." Remote Sensing 12 (10): 1634 [10.3390/rs12101634]

    Schollaert Uz, S., G. E. Kim, A. Mannino, P. J. Werdell, and M. Tzortziou. 2019. "Developing a Community of Practice for Applied Uses of Future PACE Data to Address Marine Food Security Challenges." Frontiers in Earth Science 7 [10.3389/feart.2019.00283]

    McNally, A., S. McCartney, A. C. Ruane, et al. I. E. Mladenova, A. K. Whitcraft, I. Becker-Reshef, J. D. Bolten, C. D. Peters-Lidard, C. Rosenzweig, and S. Schollaert Uz. 2019. "Hydrologic and Agricultural Earth Observations and Modeling for the Water-Food Nexus." Frontiers in Environmental Science 7 pp. 23 [10.3389/fenvs.2019.00023]

    Schollaert Uz, S., A. C. Ruane, B. N. Duncan, et al. C. J. Tucker, G. J. Huffman, I. E. Mladenova, B. Osmanoglu, T. R. Holmes, A. McNally, C. Peters-Lidard, J. D. Bolten, N. Das, M. Rodell, S. McCartney, M. C. Anderson, and B. Doorn. 2019. "Earth Observations and Integrative Models in Support of Food and Water Security." Remote Sensing in Earth Systems Sciences [10.1007/s41976-019-0008-6]

    Schollaert Uz, S., A. J. Busalacchi, T. M. Smith, et al. M. N. Evans, C. W. Brown, and E. C. Hackert. 2017. "Interannual and decadal variability in tropical Pacific chlorophyll from a statistical reconstruction: 1958-2008." Journal of Climate 30 7293-7315 [10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0202.1]

    Schollaert Uz, S. 2016. "Building Intuition for In-Water Optics and Ocean Color Remote Sensing: Spectrophotometer Activity with littleBits™,English." Oceanography 29 (1): 98-103 [10.5670/oceanog.2016.01]

    Brown, C. W., S. Schollaert Uz, and B. H. Corliss. 2014. "Seasonality of oceanic primary production and its interannual variability from 1998 to 2007." Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers 90 166-175 [10.1016/j.dsr.2014.05.009]

    Schollaert Uz, S., W. Ackerman, J. O'Leary, et al. B. Culbertson, P. Rowley, and P. A. Arkin. 2014. "The Effectiveness of Science on a Sphere Stories to Improve Climate Literacy Among the General Public." Journal of Geoscience Education 62 (3): 485-494 [10.5408/13-075.1]

    Schollaert Uz, S., C. W. Brown, A. K. Heidinger, T. J. Smyth, and R. Murtugudde. 2013. "Monitoring a Sentinel Species from Satellites: Detecting Emiliania huxleyi in 25 Years of AVHRR Imagery." Satellite-based Applications on Climate Change 277-288 [10.1007/978-94-007-5872-8_18]

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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