Robert L. Parker
Robert L. Parker was awarded the 2008 John Adam Fleming Medal at the AGU Fall Meeting Honors Ceremony, held 17 December 2008 in San Francisco, Calif. The medal is for "original research and technical leadership in geomagnetism, atmospheric electricity, aeronomy, space physics, and related sciences."
Citation:This year's AGU John Adam Fleming medalist, Robert Parker, is a unique individual. He possesses not only enormous mathematical flair and an inquiring mind but also a passion for passing his knowledge and his enthusiasm on to generations of students who have benefited from his tutelage. His research accomplishments range across the entire spectrum of geomagnetism. His elegant and long-standing... Read More »
Response:Thank you, Andy, for your generous assessment of my work. It is truly an honor to be awarded this prestigious medal and to join the ranks of my illustrious predecessors. If there is a theme in the list of apparently random things I’ve worked on that Andy has told you about, it is my interest in trying to understand what it... Read More »
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