Scott Stierle, GMD Radiation Scientist, was awarded the GMD Team Member of the Quarter Award in May 2019 in recognition for developing and effectively applying web-based plotting software so staff in the GMD Radiation Group can easily plot data from diverse input formats and more quickly quality control time series. His programming and computer skills are invaluable! Congratulations, Scott, and thank you for your outstanding contributions to GMD and in support of the scientific community.
The NOAA Silver Sherman Award was created in 2016 to recognize individuals who excel at their jobs and who have made an exceptional contribution to NOAA's mission above and beyond their normal responsibilities.
The 2019 Silver Sherman Award GMD recipient is Kirk Thoning "for a career touching nearly every fundamental aspect of carbon cycle and atmospheric monitoring work in GMD. Kirk has used his outstanding programming skills to support efforts as diverse and important as scientific analysis, data management strategies, analytical system development, greenhouse gas data visualization, and website enhancement. He excels at his job in an unassuming way, yet always with significant impact in support of the Division.”