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(1) AGU announces 2013 AGU Fellows and award winners: Joe Huba and Jim Russell are AGU Fellows, and Ray Roble is the 2013 William Bowie Medal winner.
From Barbara Emery (emery at ucar.edu).
The AGU has announced their 2013 award winners. The full lists can be found at
and many will be honored at the awards ceremony on Wednesday December 11 at the Fall AGU meeting in San Francisco.
62 AGU Fellows were elected this year, including 2 from the CEDAR community: 1) Joe Huba from the Naval Research Laboratory 2) Jim Russell from Hampton University
Congratulations to both Joe and Jim! Fellowship is bestowed on only 0.1% of the AGU membership in any given year.
The other award is the AGUs highest honor, the William Bowie medal for "outstanding contributions to fundamental geophysics and for unselfish cooperation in research". The 2013 Bowie medal was awarded to Ray Roble, emeritus scientist from HAO/NCAR. Congratulations Ray! Ray certainly shows the spirit of helpfulness and friendliness in unselfish cooperative research" described in the description of the Bowie medal at
Ray says "I never,ever,ever,ever expected anything like this - it was a bolt out of the blue." But still well deserved.
Again, congratulations to Joe, Jim and Ray of the CEDAR community on their AGU honors!