PSD staff members honored by NOAA and the American Meteorological Society
July 27, 2017
Congratulations to ESRL Physical Sciences Division staff members who are being recognized by NOAA and AMS for their outstanding achievements!
Scott Abbott, Tom Ayers, Daniel Gottas, Jesse Leach, Clark King, and Allen White will receive a 2017 NOAA Technology Transfer Award "For the design, implementation, and operation of a 21st-century observing network to address water resource and flood protection issues in the Western U.S.
Robert Cifelli and Robert Webb will receive a 2017 NOAA Administrator's Award as part of a group honored "For advancing weather and climate models to balance flood and drought risks while providing water reliability for fish and people in the Western United States."
James Wilczak will recieve a 2017 Technology Transfer Award as part of a group honored "For improving forecasts of turbine-height winds and solar irradiance from their HRRR weather model to improve usage of renewable power by industry."
Jeffrey Whitaker will recieve a 2017 NOAA Administrator's Award as part of a group honored "For leading/executing the selection of the new dynamical core, the engine of a numerical weather prediction model, two years ahead of schedule."
The awards will be presented in November at a ceremony in Silver Spring, Maryland.