1999 Maurice Ewing Medal Winner
Arnold L. Gordon
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and Columbia University, Palisades, New York
Arnold L. Gordon was awarded the 1999 Maurice Ewing Medal at the AGU Fall Meeting Honors Ceremony, which was held on December 15, 1999, in San Francisco, California. The medal recognizes significant original contributions to understanding physical, geophysical, and geological processes in the ocean; and/or significant original contributions to scientific ocean engineering, technology, and instrumentation; and/or outstanding service to marine sciences. This medal is presented jointly by the U.S. Navy and AGU.
Citation:"It is my pleasure and honor to present the citation for Arnold Gordon, winner of the 1999 Maurice Ewing Medal of the American Geophysical Union. "Arnold Gordon's research has been and continues to be directed toward observing the ocean circulation and its interaction with the atmosphere. This has involved understanding the ocean's role in global climate variability on interannual to... Read More »
Response:"I very much appreciate the recognition that this wonderful Ewing Medal conveys. I thank AGU and ONR for this honor, which is particularly appreciated, because this is the 50th anniversary of Ewing's legacy, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory."Real-life experiences can't be rerun under different conditions, so I can never be sure if the Ewing style determined the way I approach my research... Read More »
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