The AGU (American Geophysical Union) honour is an acknowledgement of professor Lucarini’s outstanding work in geoscience.
“It is an amazing feeling and a great pleasure to be selected for this honour by the American Geophysical Union, especially considering that previous awardees include Mandelbrot, Ghil, Sornette, Kalnay, and many other great scientists,” says Valerio Lucarini in a press release from the University of Reading.
The Ed Lorenz Lecture of the Nonlinear Geophysics section. The lecture is named after the outstanding American mathematician Ed Lorenz who established the theoretical basis of weather and climate predictability and the basis for using computers in atmospheric physics and meteorology.
All AGU sections recognize outstanding work within their fields by annually hosting numerous awards and lectures. Individuals are selected as section honorees on the basis of meritorious work or service toward the advancement and promotion of discovery and solution science, write the AGU in the announcement.