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CIRES Outstanding Performance Award
Overview: The CIRES Outstanding Performance Awards are targeted at projects that are novel, high impact and show remarkable creativity or resourcefulness.
Recipients by year
2021

Category/Organization

Ravan Ahmadov and Eric James for leading a multi-year effort to implement a biomass burning module in an existing hourly Numerical Weather Prediction system to predict smoke movement

2021

Category/Organization

Ravan Ahmadov and Eric James for leading a multi-year effort to implement a biomass burning module in an existing hourly Numerical Weather Prediction system to predict smoke movement

2020

Category/Organization

Hilary Peddicord for being a part of a team that created a successful mentorship program within CIRES.

2020
Jonathan Joyce

Category/Organization

Hilary Peddicord, Beth Wehe, and Jonathan Joyce for creating a new, free app for mobile devices, which displays Science On a Sphere®️ (SOS) visual data. The app brings the educational SOS tool found in science centers and museums across the country to a vastly larger, worldwide audience. The team developed innovative software solutions to minimize data transfer requirements, enabling SOS display on mobile devices across networks that may not be high speed.

2020
Beth Wehe

Category/Organization

Hilary Peddicord, Beth Wehe, and Jonathan Joyce for creating a new, free app for mobile devices, which displays Science On a Sphere®️ (SOS) visual data. The app brings the educational SOS tool found in science centers and museums across the country to a vastly larger, worldwide audience. The team developed innovative software solutions to minimize data transfer requirements, enabling SOS display on mobile devices across networks that may not be high speed.

2020

Category/Organization

Hilary Peddicord, Beth Wehe, and Jonathan Joyce for creating a new, free app for mobile devices, which displays Science On a Sphere®️ (SOS) visual data. The app brings the educational SOS tool found in science centers and museums across the country to a vastly larger, worldwide audience. The team developed innovative software solutions to minimize data transfer requirements, enabling SOS display on mobile devices across networks that may not be high speed.

2018
Jonathan Joyce

Category/Organization

Hilary Peddicord and Jonathan Joyce for development of SOS Explorer™.

2016

Category/Organization

Hilary Peddicord and Jonathan Joyce for development of SOS Explorer™.

2013
Christopher Clack

Category/Organization

Christopher Clack, CIRES staff in GSD/Renewable Energy Program, for his work in renewable energy and atmospheric science.