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Honors and Appointments

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On 28 April, 84 new members and 21 foreign associates were elected by the National Academy of Sciences. Eight of these new members are Earth and space scientists: Samuel A. Bowring, professor in the Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge; Adam Burrows, professor in Princeton University’s Department of Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton, N. J.; Alex Halliday, head of the Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Division at the University of Oxford, UK; Renu Malhotra, professor in the University of Arizona’s Department of Planetary Sciences, Tucson; Sara Seager, professor in the Department of Earth Atmospheric and Planetary Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge; Jeffrey P. Severinghaus, professor at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla; Lisa Tauxe, distinguished professor at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla; and William R. Ward, institute scientist in the Department of Space Studies, Southwest Research Institute, Boulder, Colo.

One Earth scientist was selected as a foreign associate: Carlos A. Nobre, director of the Center for Earth System Science and senior scientist at the National Institute for Space Research, São José dos Campos, São Paulo, Brazil.

Citation: AGU (2015), Honors and appointments, Eos, 96, doi:10.1029/2015EO029279. Published on 1 May 2015.

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