ST. PETERSBURG, FL - University of South Florida physical oceanographer Don Chambers, Professor in the College of Marine Science, has been elected as Fellow to the American Geophysical Union (AGU). The award recognizes Chambers’ contributions to satellite geodesy that have brought new understanding of ocean and ice dynamics.
AGU is an international non-profit scientific association with more than 60,000 members dedicated to promotion and discovery in Earth and space science for the benefit of humanity. The Fellows program recognizes AGU members who have made exceptional contributions to their fields as evaluated by their peers and vetted by section and focus group committees. To qualify for consideration, nominees must be responsible for a major breakthrough, discovery, or paradigm shift in one of the Earth and space sciences. The rare honor will be recognized during the Honors Ceremony at the organization’s Fall Meeting.