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CU Reunion 2019

Special Lecture

Toby Ault Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (EAS) Assistant Professor Toby Ault will present a special lecture about climate science. Dr. Ault specializes in extreme weather, particularly focused on estimating the risk of prolonged drought under climate change; understanding the dynamics of seasonality, particularly spring; and characterizing variations in the Tropical Pacific on timescales from decades to centuries and their influence on global climate.

Awards and Honors

2019 Awards and Honors - American Meteorological Society

Samson Hagos, Ph.D. '07, received the Clarence Leroy Meisinger Award - Early Career
For novel use of observations, theory, and modeling to advance understanding of tropical convection and its interactions with the large-scale circulation

Jasper Kok, former EAS postdoc (Mahowald), received the Henry G. Houghton Ward - Early Career For novel approaches to studying the physics of dust emissions into the atmosphere and the interactions of dust aerosols with Earth’s climate system and beyond

2018 Class of American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fellows

Simon L. Klemperer Ph.D '85, Professor of Geophysics, Stanford University

Geological Society of America (GSA)

William R. Brice, Ph.D. '71, received the Mary C. Rabbitt History of Geology Award, History and Philosophy of Geology Section

Manfred Strecker, Ph.D. '87, received the James B. Thompson Distinguished International Lecturer Award

Gregory D. Hoke, Ph.D. '05, was elected a 2018 GSA Fellow

2016  Geological Society of America (GSA) W. Storrs Cole Memorial Research Award: Phoebe Cohen, AB Arts & Sciences, '02

2016 American Geophysical Union's (AGU) Section and Focus Group Awardees: Eric Fielding, PhD '89, Ivan J. Mueller Award for Service and Leadership (Geodesy Section); Robert Reilinger, PhD '79, Paul G. Silver Award (Joint Award: Geodesy, Seismology, and Tectonophysics Sections); Class of 2016 AGU Fellow: Jeff Vervoort, PhD '93

2015 MEDALS and HONORS from the GSA: Steve Squyres, AB '78; PhD '81, President's Medal, Geological Society of America; Manfred Strecker, MS '83; PhD '87, Honorary GSA Fellow; Jon Pelletier, PhD '97, GSA Fellow


News Listing

June 5, 2018

Radiocarbon cycle studies may call for change of historical calibration

Tree-ring research of the southern Levant region by Sturt Manning, PI, and EAS alums Carol Griggs... read more

Colleagues collaborate to finish late geologist’s book

June 5, 2018

Colleagues collaborate to finish late geologist’s book

When Art Bloom died a year ago, five of the late geology professor’s colleagues collaborated with... read more