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Aksel Wiin-Nielsen (1924–2010)

Bengtsson, L. (2010) Aksel Wiin-Nielsen (1924–2010). EOS transactions, 91 (43). pp. 395-396. ISSN 0096-3941

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To link to this item DOI: 10.1029/2010EO430006

Abstract/Summary

Aksel Christopher Wiin-Nielsen, professor emeritus of geophysics at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, died on 26 April 2010 at the age of 85. He was an honorary member of the American Meteorological Society, the former European Geophysical Society, and the Royal Meteorological Society. He received several awards including the 1982 Buys Ballot Medal, given by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the 1983 Wihuri International Prize, given by the Wihuri Foundation for International Prizes. He will be remembered for his impressive and outstanding leadership in meteorology.

Item Type:Article
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Faculty of Science > School of Mathematical, Physical and Computational Sciences > Department of Meteorology
ID Code:31644
Publisher:American Geophysical Union

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