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GFDL Awards & Honors

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Isaac Held

January 17th, 2012 - Isaac Held earns International Honor

Isaac Held, Ph.D., a senior research scientist with the NOAA Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory in Princeton, N.J., will receive the prestigious BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award for his contributions to improved understanding of climate change and atmospheric circulation systems. He will accept the award at a ceremony in Madrid, Spain, in June. In his […]

Arlene Fiore

July 13th, 2011 - AGU James B. Macelwane Medalist Arlene Fiore

GFDL’s Arlene Fiore is set to join an esteemed line of geophysical scientists as winner of the 2011 American Geophysical Union (AGU) James B. Macelwane Medal. Still early in her career, Dr. Fiore has distinguishing herself in the geophysical sciences for making significant contributions to atmospheric chemistry, and enhancing our understanding of ozone pollution and its impact on climate.

November 5th, 2010 - Presidential Award goes to GFDL Scientist

Charles Stock, of the Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL), was honored with the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the U.S. government’s most prestigious award for early-career scientists. Award winners were announced in a White House press release on November 5, 2010.

The award recognizes Dr. Stock’s efforts to enhance our understanding of interactions between marine ecosystems and climate, including work to develop innovative ways of applying climate and earth system models to assess impacts of climate change on living marine resources at global and regional scales.

June 8th, 2009 - GFDL Director Delivers Bert Bolin Lecture in Stockholm

GFDL’s Director, Dr. V. “Ram” Ramaswamy, was invited to give the second annual Bert Bolin Lecture on Climate Research at Stockholm University.  Ram’s lecture, delivered on May 29, 2009, explored the significant role that pollution particulates (aerosols) from human-induced emissions have played in the evolution of the global climate in the twentieth century.  

February 3rd, 2009 - P.C.D. (Chris) Milly Elected AGU Fellow

P.C.D. (Chris) Milly was recently named a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union (AGU). His election to the rank of AGU Fellow will be recognized on May 26th at an Honors Ceremony in Toronto, Canada. Dr. Milly is a hydrologist who has worked at NOAA’s Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory since 1988, as part of a long-term collaboration with the U.S. Geological Survey.

December 20th, 2008 - Yi Ming Receives Presidential Award

Yi Ming, research physical scientist at GFDL, was just named a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).  The Presidential Award is the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government to recognize and support the extraordinary achievements of young professionals at the outset of their independent research careers in science […]

Brian Magi

August 8th, 2008 - NOAA Scientist Earns Prestigious Distinction from Scientific Journal

In June, Brian Magi, a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Cooperative Institute for Climate Science, learned that he was selected by the journal Annales Geophysicae as their Best Reviewer for Lower Atmosphere and Climate, for 2007. Three other scientists shared the distinction, in different subject areas, for “maintaining the high quality” of the journal. The designation is given to an individual who has contributed a referee’s report of outstanding merit on manuscripts submitted for publication in Annales Geophysicae.