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Awards and Honors

American Meteorological Society

Special Award

Karyn Sawyer - 2013
For invaluable and exemplary support and organization of numerous atmospheric and oceanic field expeditions over more than three decades.
CIRA

CIRA Research Initiative Award

Travis Andersen - 2004
For exceptional work and for playing a critical role in the success of GLOBE’s ever expanding international science & education program.
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Letter of Recognition

Steve Emmerson - 2011
Recognized for the assistance with McIDAS and AWIPS LDM implementation, as well as recognizing all of Unidata for support to SMG and ultimately NASA's human spaceflight program.
Tom Yoksas - 2011
Recognized for the assistance with McIDAS and AWIPS LDM implementation, as well as recognizing all of Unidata for support to SMG and ultimately NASA's human spaceflight program.
John Ristvey - 2005
In appreciation for your work on Deep Impact.
John Ristvey - 2004
For meritorious work in support of Dawn, contributing to the project's confirmation and the opportunity to take the next steps in a journey to the beginning of the solar system.

Public Service Group Achievement Award

John Ristvey - 2011
For outstanding contribution to the planning and execution of the Stardust-NExT project, leading to a highly successful flyby of Comet Tempel 1.
John Ristvey - 2004
For outstanding contributions in the creation and implementation of an innovative and effective Genesis project education and public outreach program
National Weather Service

Certificate of Recognition of Exceptional Service

Travis Andersen - 1998
For forecasting and warning of the 1997 Denver blizzard event that resulted in the protection of life and property.
Travis Andersen - 1994
For creating a computer graphical weather summary program of ASOS observations that was used throughout the NWS.

Special Act of Service Award

Travis Andersen - 1996
For adapting a computer weather product program to work across multiple regions.

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The UCAR Community Programs provide innovative resources, tools, and services in support of the research and education goals of the atmospheric and Earth system sciences community.

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