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Prof. Thomas Stocker receives the Marcel Benoist Swiss Science Prize 2017

By means of climate modelling and ice core analysis, Prof Stocker has been able to demonstrate the reality of climate change and its resulting consequences. In keeping with the objects of the Foundation, his research findings are of great importance to human life, and address one of the main challenges facing today’s society. Federal Councillor Johann N. Schneider-Ammann, President of the Marcel Benoist Foundation, met Professor Thomas Stocker in Bern on Friday, September 1, and congratulated him on this important award. The award ceremony will be held in Bern on 1 November.

Media Release of the University of Bern, 1.9.2017



Fortunat Joos elected AGU Fellow

The American Geophysical Union (AGU) elected Prof. Fortunat Joos to be AGU Fellow. AGU Fellows are recognized for their scientific eminence in the Earth and space sciences. This distinction recognizes Fortunat's leadership and long-term impact in global-scale carbon cycle research.

Announcement in AGU news (28.7.2017)



Hubertus Fischer and Thomas Stocker honoured by AGU

The American Geophysical Union (AGU) awarded Prof. Hubertus Fischer the 2017 Dansgaard Award for his outstanding work in paleoclimate research based on polar ice cores.

Further, Prof. Thomas Stocker was selected to hold the prestigious Cesare Emiliani lecture at the 2017 AGU Fall Meeting in New Orleans.

AGU list of 2017 awardees and named lecturers (28.6.2017)