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CLaSP alumnus to receive AMS Henry G. Houghton Award

Posted: July 31, 2018

CLaSP alumnus to receive AMS Henry G. Houghton Award

Climate & Space alumnus Jasper Kok has been selected to receive the American Meteorological Society (AMS) 2019 Henry G. Houghton Award for "... novel approaches to studying the physics of dust emissions into the atmosphere and the interactions of dust aerosols with Earth’s climate system and beyond." 

The Henry G. Houghton Award is given to an individual in recognition of research achievement in the fields of physical meteorology, physical climatology, atmospheric chemistry, or hydrology. The award is for "early career" scientists who are within ten years of having earned their highest graduate degree or within fifteen years of having earned their baccalaureate, whichever is greater. 

Kok is currently an associate professor in the UCLA Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences department, where he leads the Earth, Wind & Particles Research Group.

The award will be presented during a ceremony this coming January at the at the 99th AMS Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona.

Congratulations, Prof. Kok!