Capron receives IUGG Award

ssc 2018 usa webPAGES congratulates our Scientific Steering Committee member Emilie Capron (right of photo, blue top) on yesterday's announcement that she will receive an International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) award in 2019.

Capron, who is also one of the QUIGS working group leaders, and nine other scientists will receive IUGG Early Career Scientist Awards, for their outstanding research in Earth and space sciences and for their international research cooperation.

"I am very honoured to receive this award," Capron said. "Past climate research is important for understanding our changing world and I feel privileged to be a part of and contribute to this scientific community." Capron was nominated by colleagues from the ice-core community.

All IUGG Early Career Scientist awardees will be presented at, and invited to give a talk at, the 27th IUGG General Assembly in Montréal, Canada, in July 2019.

Award recipients: Emilie Capron (United Kingdom), Climatology; Juan Carlos Afonso (Australia), Seismology; Amir Agha Kouchak (USA), Hydrology; Ira Didenkulova (Russia), Oceanography; Marie Dumont (France), Cryospheric Sciences; Binbin Ni (China), Aeronomy; Katrin Schröder (Italy), Oceanography; Flavia Tauro (Italy), Hydrology; Takeshi Tsuji (Japan), Seismology; Qiuzhen Yin (Belgium), Climatology.