Carl-Gustaf Rossby Research Medal

The Carl-Gustaf Rossby Research Medal is the highest award for atmospheric science of the American Meteorological Society. It is presented to individual scientists, who receive a medal. Named in honor of meteorology and oceanography pioneer Carl-Gustaf Rossby, who was also its second (1953) recipient.

Previous names

The price was initially called "Award for Extraordinary Scientific Achievement". In 1958 it was renamed "The Carl-Gustaf Rossby Award for Extraordinary Scientific Achievement", and after 1963, its current name.

Recipients

* 1951 Hurd Curtis Willett
* 1953 Carl-Gustaf Rossby
* 1955 Jerome Namias
* 1956 John von Neumann
* 1960 J. Bjerknes and Erik Palmén
* 1961 Victor P. Starr
* 1962 Bernhard Haurwitz
* 1963 Harry Wexler, posthumously
* 1964 Jule G. Charney
* 1965 Arnt Eliassen
* 1966 Zdenek Sekera
* 1967 Dave Fultz
* 1968 Verner E. Suomi
* 1969 Edward N. Lorenz
* 1970 Hsiao-Lan Kuo
* 1971 Norman A. Phillips
* 1972 Joseph Smagorinsky
* 1973 Christian E. Junge
* 1974 Heinz H. Lettau
* 1975 Charles H. B. Priestley
* 1976 Hans A. Panofsky
* 1977 Akio Arakawa
* 1978 James W. Deardorff
* 1979 Herbert Riehl
* 1980 Sean A. Twomey
* 1981 Roscoe R. Braham, Jr.
* 1982 Cecil E. Leith, Jr.
* 1983 Joanne Simpson
* 1984 Bert R. Bolin
* 1985 Tiruvalam N. Krishnamurti
* 1986 Douglas K. Lilly
* 1987 Michael E. McIntyre
* 1988 Brian J. Hoskins
* 1989 Richard J. Reed
* 1990 Yale Mintz
* 1991 Kikuro Miyakoda
* 1992 Syukuro Manabe
* 1993 John M. Wallace
* 1994 Jerry D. Mahlman
* 1995 Chester W. Newton
* 1996 David Atlas
* 1997 Robert E. Dickinson
* 1998 Barry Saltzman
* 1999 Taroh Matsuno
* 2000 Susan Solomon
* 2001 James R. Holton
* 2002 V. Ramanathan
* 2003 Keith A. Browning
* 2004 Peter J. Webster
* 2005 Jagadish Shukla
* 2006 Robert A. Houze

External links

* [http://www.ametsoc.org/ http://www.ametsoc.org/] for a list of recipients.


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