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Division on Atmospheric Sciences
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Division on Atmospheric Sciences

President: Athanasios Nenes (as@egu.eu)
Deputy President: Philip Stier (philip.stier@physics.ox.ac.uk)

The Atmospheric Sciences (AS) Division is one of the largest divisions of the European Geosciences Union. The research areas covered by the division extend from the large-scale dynamical/meteorological processes and systems in the atmosphere (like cyclones and global atmosphere circulation) to the small scale turbulent mixing, they cover the time frame from centuries (in connection with climate research) to seconds (in the context of fast chemistry). Atmospheric sciences include studies of the atmosphere composition, aerosol and cloud physics, gas-particles interactions and chemical reaction kinetics studied in the labs.

Recent awardees

Christoph Schär

Christoph Schär

  • 2023
  • Vilhelm Bjerknes Medal

The 2023 Vilhelm Bjerknes Medal is awarded to Christoph Schär for pioneering research on extreme weather, based on his skills in atmospheric dynamical theory and numerical modeling, that have enabled regional climate models to couple with complex topography.


Guangjie Zheng

Guangjie Zheng

  • 2023
  • Division Outstanding Early Career Scientist Award

The 2023 Division Outstanding Early Career Scientist Award is awarded to Guangjie Zheng for outstanding contributions to the understanding of multiphase processes in the atmospheric boundary layer, from extremely polluted to remote marine conditions.


Hugh Coe

Hugh Coe

  • 2022
  • Vilhelm Bjerknes Medal

The 2022 Vilhelm Bjerknes Medal is awarded to Hugh Coe for pioneering the science of atmospheric composition through instrument development and fine particle measurements, to study their impact on air quality, clouds and climate.


Karin van der Wiel

Karin van der Wiel

  • 2022
  • Division Outstanding Early Career Scientist Award

The 2022 Division Outstanding Early Career Scientist Award is awarded to Karin van der Wiel for fundamental contributions to global climate modelling and supportive regional climate change information.


Andrew Williams

Andrew Williams

  • 2022
  • Outstanding Student and PhD candidate Presentation (OSPP) Award

The 2022 Outstanding Student and PhD candidate Presentation (OSPP) Award is awarded to Andrew Williams Strong control of effective radiative forcing and precipitation by the spatial pattern of absorbing aerosol


Anna Lea Albright

Anna Lea Albright

  • 2022
  • Outstanding Student and PhD candidate Presentation (OSPP) Award

The 2022 Outstanding Student and PhD candidate Presentation (OSPP) Award is awarded to Anna Lea Albright A new conceptual picture of the trade-wind transition layer


Chiem van Straaten

Chiem van Straaten

  • 2022
  • Outstanding Student and PhD candidate Presentation (OSPP) Award

The 2022 Outstanding Student and PhD candidate Presentation (OSPP) Award is awarded to Chiem van Straaten Improving sub-seasonal temperature forecasts by correcting missing teleconnections using ANN-based post-processing


Clarissa Baldo

Clarissa Baldo

  • 2022
  • Outstanding Student and PhD candidate Presentation (OSPP) Award

The 2022 Outstanding Student and PhD candidate Presentation (OSPP) Award is awarded to Clarissa Baldo Atmospheric dissolved iron (Fe) from coal combustion particles


Lukas Jansing

Lukas Jansing

  • 2022
  • Outstanding Student and PhD candidate Presentation (OSPP) Award

The 2022 Outstanding Student and PhD candidate Presentation (OSPP) Award is awarded to Lukas Jansing Thermodynamics and airstreams of a South Foehn event in different Alpine valleys


Mary Rose Mangan

Mary Rose Mangan

  • 2022
  • Outstanding Student and PhD candidate Presentation (OSPP) Award

The 2022 Outstanding Student and PhD candidate Presentation (OSPP) Award is awarded to Mary Rose Mangan Evaporation Controlled by Boundary Layer Feedbacks in an Irrigated Semi-Arid Environment: a LIAISE Modeling and Data Study

Latest posts from the AS blog

Nitrogen dioxide disparities in the time of COVID-19: How satellite data can facilitate environmental justice studies during this natural experiment and beyond

Around the world, the most vulnerable, marginalized, and racialized are disproportionately impacted by a variety of environmental stressors such as extreme heat, health-harming air pollution, and the growing impacts of climate change. In the United States, research has uncovered how Black and Brown communities and those with lower socioeconomic status are exposed to higher concentrations of many air pollutants. One such pollutant, nitrogen dioxide or NO2, is primarily produced by traffic and industry in urban areas. Millions of new pediatric …

Current issue of the EGU newsletter

In the January newsletter, researchers explore creative ways to involve non-technical audiences in space studies. An EGU funded outreach project called A Touch of Space Weather is teaching space science to blind and visually impaired children while space plasma physicist Martin Archer shares how researchers can engage more people with space sciences.

We also hear from EGU Head of Communications Hazel Gibson who tells us what we could expect from the European Space Agency’s new JUICE mission. Find out more on EGU blogs now!

As a reminder, registrations are now open for EGU23! Remember to check your inbox for the next monthly Update from our conference organiser Copernicus, arriving early February. If you miss an Update you can find them here where you can subscribe to receive them going forward.

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