American Geophysical Union Announces 2016 Fellows

26 July 2016


WASHINGTON, DC—The American Geophysical Union (AGU) today announced its 2016 Fellows, an honor given to individual AGU members who have made exceptional scientific contributions and gained prominence in their respective fields of Earth and space sciences. Since the AGU Fellows program was established in 1962, and according to the organization’s bylaws, no more than 0.1 percent of the total membership of AGU is recognized annually. This year’s class of Fellows are geographically diverse coming from 18 states and eight countries.

“Although AGU Fellows represent the many diverse sciences of AGU members and come from different career backgrounds, they’ve each played a leading role in promoting discovery and developing solutions for a sustainable future for Earth,” said Margaret Leinen, AGU President. “We’re pleased to recognize and honor the newest class of Fellows for their significant and lasting contributions to Earth and space sciences.”

The 2016 class of Fellows will be recognized during the Honors Tribute on Wednesday, 14 December, held during the 2016 AGU Fall Meeting in San Francisco.

This year’s class of 60 elected Fellows, listed geographically, are as follows:

 Arizona
Linda T. Elkins-Tanton, Arizona State University

California
Robert W. Clayton, California Institute of Technology
James E. Cloern, U.S. Geological Survey
Steven Constable, University of California, San Diego
Mary K. Firestone, University of California, Berkeley
Michael Goulden, University of California, Irvine
Thai Phan, University of California, Berkeley
Dar A. Roberts, University of California, Santa Barbara
Susan Y. Schwartz, University of California, Santa Cruz
Thomas W. Sisson, Volcano Science Center, California Volcano Observatory, U.S. Geological Survey
Robert S. White, Bullard Laboratories
Shang-Ping Xie, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Howard A. Zebker, Stanford University

Colorado
Martyn P. Clark, National Center for Atmospheric Research
Thomas H. Vonder Haar, Colorado State University

Connecticut
Mark Pagani, Yale University

Florida
Peter K. Swart, University of Miami

Hawaii
Fei-Fei Jin, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

Kansas
Mary C. Hill, University of Kansas

Maryland
Nat Gopalswamy, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Brent N. Holben, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Paul R. Mahaffy, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Claire L. Parkinson, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Massachusetts
Julie Brigham-Grette, University of Massachusetts Amherst
John T. Clarke, Boston University
Uri S. Ten Brink, U.S. Geological Survey Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

New Hampshire
Lynn M. Kistler, University of New Hampshire

New York
Robert W. Kay, Cornell University

North Carolina
Steven A. Cummer, Duke University
Peter K. Haff, Duke University

Oklahoma
Yiqi Luo, University of Oklahoma

Oregon
Gordon E. Grant, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Robert W. Embley, Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Texas
David Mohrig, University of Texas at Austin

Utah
Thure E. Cerling, University of Utah

Virginia
Paolo D’Odorico, University of Virginia
Judson W. Harvey, U.S. Geological Survey

Washington
Charles C. Eriksen, University of Washington
Deborah S. Kelley, University of Washington
Jeffrey D. Vervoort, Washington State University
Stephen G. Warren, University of Washington

International
Hajime Akimoto, National Institute for Environmental Studies
Marc F. P. Bierkens, Utrecht University
Jon Davidson, Durham University
Matthew H. England, University of New South Wales
Gabriele C. Hegerl, University of Edinburgh
Harry Hendon, Collaboration for Australian Weather and Climate Research
Masahiro Hoshino, University of Tokyo
Satoshi Ide, University of Tokyo
Trevor R. Ireland, Australian National University
Anthony John Jakeman, Australian National University
Timothy D. Jickells, University of East Anglia
Shaun Lovejoy, McGill University
André Revil, Institut des Sciences de la Terre, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
Eiichi Takahashi, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Andréa Tommasi, Université de Montpellier
Paul J. Treguer, Université de Bretagne Occidentale
Kelin Wang, Geological Survey of Canada
Sean Willett, ETH Zurich
Weijian Zhou, Institute of Earth Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Learn more about the AGU Fellows program.

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