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GESTAR II Researchers receive 2023 HBG Annual Peer Awards

On Thursday, October 26, 2023, the 2023 Hydrosphere, Biosphere, and Geophysics (HBG) Annual Peer Awards ceremony was held at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. The Earth Sciences Division's HBG consists of Codes 616, 616, 617, 618, and 61A. Congratulations to the following GESTAR II researchers who were award recipients!

Scientific Achievement:
Goutam Konapala (617/UMBC): "For innovative applications of machine learning for hydrology."

Fadji Maina (617/UMBC): "For outstanding research contributions about the High Mountain Asia region."

Elijah Orland (617/UMBC): "For scientific advances in the assessment of near-real time measures of fire pseudoseverity."

Andrew Sayer (616/UMBC): "For being the atmosphere to PACE ocean."

Thomas Stanley (617/UMBC): "For outstanding work developing the LHASA 2.0 model."

Scientific/Technical Support:
Ivona Cetinic' (616/MSU): "For extraordinary support of PACE science, outreach, and peer mentorship."

Best Publication - First Author Non-Civil Servant:
Anthony Campbell (618/UMBC): "Global hotspots of salt marsh change and carbon emissions."
Campbell, A.D., Fatoyinbo, L., Goldberg, L. and Lagomasino, D., 2022. Global hotspots of salt marsh change and carbon emissions. Nature, 612 (7941), pp.701-706, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-022-05355-z

Ian Carroll (616/UMBC): "For bringing new people to science and new science to people."


Posted: October 30, 2023, 2:05 PM