Over 20 STAR Scientists Honored with Dept. of Commerce 2008 Bronze Medal Honor Awards
April 7, 2009 - On Tuesday, April 7, at the NOAA Honor Awards Ceremony in downtown Washington, D.C., over 20 STAR scientists received Bronze Medals honoring their work on three different projects. Dr. Jane Lubchenco, NOAA's new administrator, addressed the assembly, and praised the work of the award winners.
For innovative uses of operational weather satellites to understand climate change and to quantify trends in the global climate system:
For implementing processing systems that create Metop products and make them available for assimilation into U.S. forecast systems in record time.
For developing NOAA's Strategic Satellite Plan to balance
requirements, observation capabilities, and resources.
Limin Zhao, Steve Goodman, Larry Flynn, Ralph Ferraro, Huan Meng, Bob Kuligowski (in back), Laury Miller, Awdhesh Sharma, Al Powell, Thomas Smith, Mitch Goldberg, Sid Boukabara, Chris Barnet and Fuzhong Weng
Jane Lubchenco, Thomas Smith, Ralph Ferraro, and Abigail Harper of NESDIS
Jane Lubchenco, Fuzhong Weng, Limin Zhao, Sid Boukabara, Chris Barnet, Mitch Goldberg, Awdhesh Sharma, Ralph Ferraro, Huan Meng, and Abigail Harper of NESDIS
Bob Kuligowski, Jane Lubchenco, Tim Schmit, Steve Goodman, David Hermrick, Laury Miller, John Pereira, Vanessa Griffin, Fuzhong Weng, Larry Flynn, Al Powell, Abigail Harper, and Jim Yoe
Ralph Ferraro & Chris Barnet Enjoying the Awards Reception
Fuzhong Weng & Steve Goodman
Al Powell, David Hermreck, Jim Yoe
Enjoying the Reception: