ARM Site Scientist Honored


Peter J. Lamb, ARM Program Southern Great Plains Site Scientist, has been awarded the George Lynn Cross Research Professorship at the University of Oklahoma. This professorship is awarded to a faculty member who demonstrates outstanding leadership in his or her academic discipline and gains the recognition of peers for distinguished contributions to knowledge. The award has been made annually at the university since 1944. Dr. Lamb is a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society and has been Professor of Meteorology and Director of the NOAA Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies since 1991. He received his Ph.D. in meteorology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Among his professional achievements, Dr. Lamb has developed the foundations of knowledge that have greatly increased understanding of the causes and predictability of regional climate anomalies. He has published numerous articles in 30 professional peer-reviewed scientific journals and has produced four peer-reviewed book chapters and five peer-reviewed research monographs.