STAR Scientists Honored with NOAA Bronze Medals
15 March 2011 - The NOAA Honor Awards, held on Tuesday,
March 15, 2011, once again honored the outstanding efforts of STAR
scientists. NOAA Deputy Administrator Dr. Larry Robinson addressed the honorees and
gave the awards. This year's NOAA Bronze Medal awards recognized:
- Mike Pavolonis - For providing near
real-time volcanic ash information in the critical period
following the eruption of the Eyjafjallajokull volcano.
- Istvan Laszlo and Andrew Heidinger - For developing an enhanced
production system for satellite-based real-time radiation data from NOAA's operational
- Bruce Ramsay - Bruce received a Distinguished Career Award
for excellence in enhancing NOAA / NESDIS snow and ice mapping capabilities during
the past 15 years.
STAR congratulates all the honorees and thanks them for their excellent work.