Former WCRP Director Receives AGU Ambassador Award (27.06.2014)

 

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Dr. Ghassem Asrar, former WCRP Director, has been named a 2014 Ambassador for the American Geophysical Union (AGU) in recognition for "outstanding contributions to societal impact, service to Earth and space community, scientific leadership and promotion of talent/career pool. " The Award honors up to five outstanding scientific leaders per year... read more

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Prof. Tim Palmer Awarded Prestigious Dirac Medal (03.07.2014)

 

img mid 63413Professor Tim Palmer, former co-chair of CLIVAR SSG, has been honoured in this year's Institute of Physics Awards for the development of probabilistic weather and climate prediction systems. Awarding Professor Palmer the Dirac Medal 2014, which recognises outstanding contributions in theoretical physics, is a recognition of the importance of the fields of weather and climate for all sections of society... read more

 

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Future Earth to Get Globally Distributed Secretariat (02.07.2014)

Future Earth will have a new secretariat with a unique and innovative structure that spans three continents. The preferred bidders comprises five global hubs which will function as a single entity, and are located in Canada, France, Japan, Sweden and United States. This includes a series of regional hubs, from which it is expected new regional networks will develop, these covers, Latin America, the Middle East and North Africa, Europe and Asia. The secretariat will support five core functions: coordination, communication and outreach, research enabling, capacity building, synthesis and foresight... read more

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