Anny Cazenave, a Principal Investigator of the Ocean Surface Topography Science Team, has been elected a Foreign Associate of the US National Academy of Sciences as announced in a press release from the Academy:
Apr. 29, 2008: The National Academy of Sciences today announced the election of 72 new members and 18 foreign associates in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. Those elected today bring the total number of active members to 2,041.
Members and foreign associates of the Academy are elected in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research; election to the Academy is considered one of the highest honors that can be accorded a scientist or engineer.
Anny Cazenave is the LEGOS Deputy Director and Director of the LEGOS Space Geophysics, Oceanography and Hydrology group.