GC009:
Bolin Lecture





Session ID#: 29035

Session Description:
The Bert Bolin Award is named after Bert Rickard Johannes Bolin (1925 –2007), a Swedish biogeochemistry/ meteorologist who served as the first chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.  Bolin was not only an outstanding researcher in global biogeochemical cycle and climate change, but also an effective science statesman and international leader who brought together a diverse range of views among thousands of scientists to inform the United Nations Convention on Climate Change and Kyoto Protocol.  His efforts directly contributed to a broad understanding of the social, political, and security consequences of climate change brought about by anthropogenic activities.  The award recognizes ground-breaking research or/and leadership in global environmental change through cross-disciplinary, interdisciplinary, and trans-disciplinary research in the past 5 years.
Primary Convener:  David M. Cairns, Texas A&M University College Station, College Station, TX, United States
Conveners:  Ellen Mosley-Thompson, Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, United States and Rong Fu, University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Los Angeles, CA, United States
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Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

J David Neelin, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, United States