Dr Lijing Cheng is awarded the WCRP/GCOS International Data Prize 2020

We are pleased to announce that Dr Lijing Cheng, member of the CLIVAR Global Synthesis and Observations Panel, has been awarded the WCRP/GCOS International Data Prize 2020!

The Selection Committee, consisting of representatives from WCRP, GCOS and their joint panels AOPC, TOPC and OOPC, was greatly impressed by the strong profile of Dr. Cheng and the high quality of his contribution to the development and dissemination of climate data sets.

The WCRP and GCOS have established the Prize in recognition of the essential role of data sets in supporting climate science. The prize is awarded annually for an outstanding contribution to data product generation, data management, data preservation, data monitoring, and other data relevant activities by an early- to mid-career researcher.

The CLIVAR community congratulates Dr Lijing Cheng for this important achievement.