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Professor Kuo-Nan Liou Awarded with the Carl-Gustaf Rossby Research MedalWed, Jul 26, 2017

The Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences would like to congraduate professor Kuo-Nan Liou for receiving the Carl-Gustaf Rossby Research Medal, the highest award from the American Meterological Society (AMS). Professor Liou was recognized by the AMS "For intellectual leadership and seminal contributions to improving the theory and application of atmospheric radiative transfer and its interactions with clouds and aerosols". Previously in 2013 Liou was awarded the Roger Revelle Medal, the highest award from the America Geophyiscal Union. 

 

New center at UCLA raises everyone’s voices for environmental scienceFri, Jul 14, 2017

The Center for Diverse Leadership in Science, directed by climate researcher Aradhna Tripati, is the first university-based center dedicated to diversity in the field.

Source: UCLA Newsroom http://newsroom.ucla.edu/stories/new-center-at-ucla-raises-everyones-voices-for-environmental-science

 

 

 

David Neelin Awarded with the Bert Bolin Global Environmental Change AwardFri, Jun 30, 2017

AOS Professor David Neelin was awarded the Bert Bolin Global Environmental Change Award from the American Geophyiscal Union. Congratulations on the award and honor David!

Source: https://eos.org/agu-news/2017-agu-section-and-focus-group-awardees-and-n...

Professor Alex Hall featured on the New York TimesMon, Jun 26, 2017

AOS Professor Alex Hall was recently featured on the New York Times article, "California Today: The Extreme Heat to Come". Dr. Hall is interviewed in the article talking about the increasing frequency of extreme heat days - defined as when the temperature reaches to 95F or above - in California. 

The New York Times article is found here: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/22/us/california-today-extreme-heat.html

UCLA oceanographers embark on voyage to study Gulf of Mexico currentsFri, May 19, 2017

A team of UCLA oceanographers towed a small boat to Louisiana to study water currents in the Gulf of Mexico last month.