Cornell Shines with Top AMS awards

The American Meteorological Society (AMS) recognized a number of Cornell faculty and alumni for their outstanding contributions to the atmospheric, oceanic, and hydrologic sciences as part of the organization’s 2017 awards.

Each year, AMS honors people and organizations that have made significant contributions in research, service, scientific applications, and other work throughout the weather, water, and climate community. The awards are presented during the AMS Annual Meeting, which will be held from Jan. 22-26, 2017 in Seattle.

The Cornell award winners are:

Mark Wysocki was named the Edward N. Lorenz Teaching Award winner for unwavering dedication to inspiring generations of students in the classroom, and for compassionate involvement in the daily lives of his advisees

ClimaData Corp., founded by John Toohey Morales ’84, was honored for outstanding services to meteorology by a corporation for pioneering work, sustained over twenty-five years, providing weather forecasts, warnings, and specialized meteorological services to Spanish-speaking people in the U.S. and abroad.

Daniel Stern ’05 won the editor’s award from the Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences for his many insightful and thorough reviews of manuscripts on tropical cyclone dynamics.

Inducted AMS Fellows

A list of all the winners can be found at the AMS website.