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The National Center for Atmospheric Research Mesa Lab in Boulder.
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A number of scientists at Boulder’s National Center for Atmospheric Research have garnered prestigious awards in their field in recent days.

Peter R. Gent, a senior scientist, won the American Meteorological Society Sverdrup Gold Medal for making fundamental contributions to understanding the ocean’s role in climate and representing it in Earth system models, according to a news release.

Robert Sharman won the AMS Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Advance of Applied Meteorology.

An NCAR team comprised of 17 scientists won the AMS Kenneth C. Spengler Award for its work on the Advanced Research version of the Weather Research and Forecasting Model.

Five NCAR scientists were named AMS Fellows, according to the release. They are Michael B. Ek, Wojciech W. Grabowski, Wen-Chau Lee, Juanzhen (Jenny) Sun and Tammy M. Weckwerth. In addition, Gent was also named a fellow of the American Geophysical Union.

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