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CONICET researcher was awarded by the American Meteorological Society

Carolina Vera received a prize for her contributions to Atmospheric Sciences. She is the first awarded researcher who works at an institute that is not located in the USA, Europe or Australia.


Carolina Vera. PHoto: Courtesy Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences of the University of Buenos Aires.

Carolina Vera, principal researcher of the National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET) at the Centro de Investigaciones del Mar y la Atmosfera (CIMA, CONICET-UBA) was awarded the Cleveland Abbeof the American Meteorological Society (AMS), destined to recognize her outstanding work in climate sciences.

From Geneva, Switzerland, where she has participated in one session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the researcher, PhD in Atmospheric Sciences, says that she’s glad for this prize and considers it as great recognition to research, development and communication of the atmospheric science work conducted by her team and institute.”

This award highlights progress on atmospheric sciences and its application for the benefit of the society. According to what was informed in the AMS website, she was chosen for her devotion on the promotion and communication of climate science to decision makers in other concerned parties in South America and the whole world.”