IAPSO scientist, Prof. Toshiyuki Hibiya (University of Tokyo, Japan) is awarded the IUGG Fellowship for being a global leader in the production of ocean turbulence by the internal tide and the parameterization of mixing in ocean and climate models.
“Fellowship of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics is a tribute, awarded by the IUGG Bureau, to individuals who have made exceptional contributions to international cooperation in geodesy or geophysics and attained eminence in the field of Earth and space sciences” (IUGG By-Law 22).
The IUGG Elected Fellows 2023 will be presented during the Closing Ceremony of the IUGG General Assembly 2023 in Berlin, Germany.
To promote the study of the oceans and the interactions that take place at its boundaries with the sea floor, coastal environment and atmosphere, through the use of physics, chemistry, mathematics and biogeochemisty.
IAPSO gives importance to involving scientists and students from developing countries in oceanographic activities.