American Geophysical Union Announces 2015 Fellows

28 July 2015


WASHINGTON, DC—The American Geophysical Union (AGU) today announced its 2015 class of Fellows. This honor is given to individual AGU members who have made exceptional scientific contributions and attained acknowledged eminence in the fields of Earth and space sciences. Since the establishment of the AGU Fellows program in 1962, and in accordance with AGU bylaws, no more than 0.1 percent of the total membership of AGU is recognized annually.

The following 60 individuals have been elected as 2015 Fellows. They will be recognized during a ceremony on Wednesday, 16 December, held during the 2015 AGU Fall Meeting in San Francisco:

Arizona
George E. Gehrels, University of Arizona, Tucson
Jonathan T. Overpeck, University of Arizona, Tucson
Jay Quade, University of Arizona, Tucson
Peter A. Troch, University of Arizona, Tucson

California
Gregory P. Asner, Carnegie Institution for Science, Stanford
Thorsten W. Becker, University of Southern California, Los Angeles
Robert W. Carlson, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena
Todd E. Dawson, University of California, Berkeley
Imke de Pater, University of California, Berkeley
Sarah T. Gille, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla
Jennifer W. Harden, U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park
Glen M. MacDonald, University of California, Los Angeles
Robert Pinkel, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla
Fred F. Pollitz, Earthquake Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park
Laurence C. Smith, University of California, Los Angeles

Colorado
Jose-Luis Jimenez, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder
Bette L. Otto-Bliesner, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder
William K. Peterson, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder
William J. Randel, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder
Michael J. Thompson, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Boulder

Florida

Jeffrey Chanton, Florida State University, Tallahassee
Allan J. Clarke, Florida State University, Tallahassee

Hawaii
Axel Timmermann, University of Hawaii, Honolulu

Illinois
James Best, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana
Tami C. Bond, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana
Praveen Kumar, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana
Yanbin Wang, University of Chicago, Argonne

Maryland

Lorraine A. Remer, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore

Massachusetts

John W. Farrington, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Falmouth

Minnesota

Michael J. Jackson, University of Minnesota Twin Cities, Minneapolis

Nevada

Scott W. Tyler, University of Nevada, Reno

New Jersey

Amitava Bhattacharjee, Princeton University, Princeton

New York

Geoffrey A. Abers, Cornell University, Ithaca
Suzanne M. Carbotte, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Palisades
Peter A. Fox, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy
Cynthia Rosenzweig, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, New York
Larry D. Travis, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, New York

North Carolina

Lawrence E. Band, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill
Hans W. Paerl, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Morehead City

Ohio

Michael G. Bevis, Ohio State University, Columbus

Oregon

Roger M. Samelson, Oregon State University, Corvallis

Pennsylvania

Charles J. Ammon, Pennsylvania State University, University Park

Texas

Ping Yang, Texas A&M University, College Station

Washington

Christopher S. Bretherton, University of Washington, Seattle
Alex B. Guenther, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland
Ian R. Joughin, University of Washington, Seattle
Philip J. Rasch, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland

International

Paul D. Bates, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
Michael A. Church, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Olaf A. Cirpka, University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany
Mark J. Dekkers, Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands
Georgia Destouni, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
Hugh S. O’Neill, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Michael L. Roderick, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Daniel Rosenfeld, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
Martha K. Savage, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
Barbara Sherwood Lollar, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Jean-Pierre Vilotte, Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, Paris, France
Martin Visbeck, GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Kiel, Germany
Guoxiong Wu, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

Learn more about the AGU Fellows program.

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