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Ocean Surface Topography from Space
Chelton and Nerem Elected to AGU Fellows
February 01, 2008

We are very pleased to announce that two members of the Ocean Surface Topography science team have been elected as 2008 American Geophysical Union Fellows. Fellows of AGU are members who have attained acknowledged eminence in the Earth and space sciences. They are nominated by colleagues and then vetted by relevant sections and focus groups within AGU who forward the top nominees to the Fellows Committee for final selections.

Dr. Dudley Chelton
Dr. Dudley Chelton's research interests include;
  • Large-scale, low-frequency variability of ocean circulation
  • Air-sea fluxes of heat and momentum
  • Satellite-microwave-radar remote-sensing
  • Developing techniques for improving and quantifying signal-to-noise ratio in oceanographic measurements.
Dr. Steve Nerem
Dr. Steve Nerem's research interests include;
  • Satellite altimetry
  • Sea level change
  • Earth gravity field determination
  • Time variations of the Earth's gravity field
  • Planetary geodesy
  • Precision orbit determination

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