PCC affiliates Dennis Hartmann and Joel Thornton receive accolades from AMS

UW Atmospheric Science Faculty and PCC affiliates Dennis Hartmann and Joel Thornton have received awards from the American Meteorological Society (AMS).

The AMS announced that Dennis Hartmann, a past member of the PCC Governing Board, is this year's winner of The Carl-Gustaf Rossby Research Medal. This award "is presented to individuals on the basis of outstanding contributions to the understanding of the structure or behavior of the atmosphere. It represents the highest honor that the Society can bestow upon an atmospheric scientist."

The AMS also announced that Joel Thornton, and PCC participanthas won the Henry G. Houghton Award, which is given "to an individual in recognition of research achievement in the field of physical meteorology, including atmospheric chemistry. The award is given to promising young or early-career scientists who have demonstrated outstanding ability." Joel was cited "for groundbreaking contributions to understanding chemical processes in the atmosphere, especially those that occur between the condensed phases of wet atmospheric particles and the gas phase.

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