Recognizing Excellence in Research and Leadership in the Atmospheric and Climate Sciences
The Atmospheric Sciences Ascent Award is presented annually and recognizes excellence in research and leadership in the atmospheric and climate sciences from honorees between 8 and 20 years of receiving their Ph.D. Established in 2012, this award is given to four exceptional, mid-career scientists who are affiliated with AGU’s Atmospheric Sciences section or sub-section.
The award is presented at the Atmospheric Sciences section dinner during the AGU Fall Meeting.
- An award certificate
- A $1,000 prize
- Recognition in Eos
- Recognition at AGU's annual meeting during the award presentation year
- Ticket to the Atmospheric Sciences section dinner at AGU's annual meeting during the award presentation year
About the Atmospheric Sciences Section
The Atmospheric Sciences Section studies the physics, chemistry, and dynamics of the atmosphere. One of the most critical issues that section members are studying today, along with colleagues in other sections, is global climate change.
- an active AGU member
- affiliated with the AGU Atmospheric Sciences section or sub-section
- an early-career scientist within 10 years of receiving their Ph.D, or a mid-career scientist between 10 and 20 years
- not be an AGU Fellow