2023 Medal Ceremony - Program

IAPSO Medal Ceremony Program

Sat, July 15, 2023, 15:30 – 17:00, room A4, City Cube, Level 1

15:30 – 15:50  Welcome and presentation of the ECS Medals 20211 and 2023 to recipients, and the 20212 Prince Albert I medal to Prof Carl Wunsch (in absentia)  
Trevor McDougall (IAPSO President)
15:50 – 16:10  “New Perspectives on El Nino’s Central Role in the Global Climate System”
Malte F. Stuecker (ECS Medal 2023 - Physical ocean science)
16:10 – 16:15  Presentation of the Albert I Medal 2023 to Prof John Church 
Trevor McDougall (IAPSO President)
16:15 – 17:00  Memorial Lecture: "What do we really know about 20th and 21st Century sea-level change?"
John A. Church (Prince Albert I medal recipient 2023) 


1 ECS Medals 2021: Dr. Thomas Wahl (Bigger ships or less flooding? How tidal changes affect flooding along the U.S. coast), Dr. Jessica Fitzsimmons (Micronutrient trace metal dynamics in the Arctic Ocean)

2 Prince Albert I Medal 2021: Prof. Carl Wunsch (Memorial Lecture: Physical Oceanography 1970 and Onwards: Through Outstanding PhD Theses)


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