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SMCD shieldFuzhong Weng

Satellite Meteorology and Climatology Division


Publications and Research Identifiers

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Fuzhong Weng photoFuzhong Weng is a supervisory physical scientist and the chief of Satellite Meteorology and Climatology of NOAA/NESDIS/Center for Satellite Applications and Research and also Senior Scientist of the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation (JCSDA), and JPSS Sensor Science Chair. He received his PhD degree in 1992 from the Department of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University (CSU), Fort Collins, Colorado. Dr. Weng is a leading expert in satellite instrument calibration, radiative transfer theory and modeling, satellite microwave remote sensing, and satellite data assimilation. Dr. Weng is the first winner of the 2000 NOAA David Johnson Award for his outstanding contributions to satellite microwave remote sensing fields and the utilization of satellite data in NWP models, the recipient of US Department of Commerce Gold Medal Award in 2005 for his achievement in satellite data assimilation and NOAA bronze medal for leading successful NOAA-18 instrument calibration. He is the recipient of a NOAA Administrator's Award for developing new and powerful radiative transfer models to assimilate advanced satellite data. He has published over 130 papers in American journals (e.g AMS, AGU, IEEE) and other international journals.


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