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GFDL Awards & Honors

September 13th, 2021 - Adcroft wins National AGU Ocean Sciences Award

As a Research Oceanographer, Alistair Adcroft knows the importance of teamwork when it comes to advancing global climate science. For this dedication, the American Geophysical Union (AGU) just honored him among its 2021 Honors Award, which recognizes scientists nationwide for their outstanding career work within their fields. Adcroft specifically earned the AGU Ocean Sciences Award […]

August 10th, 2021 - GFDL Director wins 2022 AMS Carl-Gustaf Rossby Research Medal

Honoring a distinguished career in atmospheric sciences, the American Meteorological Society (AMS) will present V. “Ram” Ramaswamy with the 2022 Carl-Gustaf Rossby Research Medal. Ramaswamy has served as director of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory in Princeton, New Jersey since 2008. Regarded as the highest award AMS offers, the medallion […]

November 18th, 2020 - Tom Knutson Elected AGU Fellow

The American Geophysical Union (AGU) announced the election of Tom Knutson as an AGU Fellow. AGU Fellows are elected each year for their visionary leadership and scientific excellence. This designation is conferred upon less than 0.1% of all AGU members in any given year, as a tribute for those who have made exceptional scientific contributions. […]

September 30th, 2020 - GFDL Director Selected to Deliver Jule Gregory Charney Lecture at AGU

V. “Ram” Ramaswamy, GFDL’s Director, has been selected to give the 2020 Jule Gregory Charney Lecture at the Fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU). Each year, AGU chooses a “prominent scientist who has made exceptional contributions to the understanding of weather and climate” to deliver the Charney Lecture. Ram was selected in recognition […]

August 18th, 2020 - Rong Zhang Recognized by American Meteorological Society

Rong Zhang, research oceanographer at GFDL and a leading expert on the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation and Atlantic Multidecadal Variability, has been selected by the American Meteorological Society (AMS) to be the Bernhard Haurwitz Lecturer. In recognizing Dr. Zhang, the AMS cited her for “advancing scientific understanding of the causes and impacts of Atlantic multidecadal […]

Baoqiang Xiang

December 23rd, 2019 - GFDL Scientist Recognized with International Prize for Model Development

GFDL scientist Baoqiang Xiang has been awarded the International Prize for Model Development from the World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) and the World Weather Research Programme (WWRP). Dr. Xiang is being recognized for his skill in developing multiple modeling systems, and in particular for leading the development of GFDL’s next generation coupled atmosphere-ocean models for […]

Leo Donner

November 26th, 2019 - Leo Donner Named 2019 AAAS Fellow

Leo Donner, Physical Scientist in GFDL’s Atmospheric Physics division, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as a AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers, based on their distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications. Dr. Donner was elected as […]

May 7th, 2019 - GFDL Director Named Finalist for Service to America Medal

GFDL’s Director, Venkatachalam “Ram” Ramaswamy, Ph.D., is among the finalists announced on May 5 for the 2019 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal (Sammies). The nonprofit, nonpartisan Partnership for Public Service announced the finalists – 26 federal employees and teams from more than 20 federal agencies and 15 states as well as Washington, D.C. […]

September 4th, 2018 - Isaac Held Selected for 2018 Roger Revelle Medal

GFDL Senior Research Scientist Isaac Held has been selected to receive the 2018 Roger Revelle Medal from AGU, “for pioneering advances in the fundamental understanding of the spatial structure of atmospheric circulation systems and water vapor in climate change.” Dr. Held has been making sustained, essential contributions to the advancement of our understanding of interactions […]

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