Congratulations to Jorge Sarmiento on his being awarded the 2009 Roger Revelle Medal from the AGU. This medal is awarded for outstanding accomplishments or contributions toward an understanding of the Earths atmospheric processes, including its dynamics, chemistry, and radiation, or the role of the atmosphere, atmosphere ocean coupling, or atmosphere land coupling in determining the climate, biogeochemical cycles, or other key elements of the integrated climate system.
Danny Sigman has been named the Dusenbury Professor of Geological and Geophysical Sciences. Danny is the first person to hold this professorship.
Congratulations to Dr. Zhu Mao on successfully defending her Ph.D. thesis! The title of her thesis was "Single-crystal Elasticity of Hydrous Mantle Minerals."
Jorge Sarmiento has been named the George J. Magee Professor of Geosciences and Geological Engineering. This chair was last held by Guust Nolet and before that by Bill Bonini.
Congratulations to Dr. Brigitte Brunelle on successfully defending her Ph.D. thesis! The title of her thesis was "Nitrogen Isotope Constraints on the Biogeochemistry and
Paleoclimatology of the Subarctic North Pacific"