UVic grad receives honours for research

Mary-Louise Timmermanns, who received her undergraduate degree in the Department of Physics & Astronomy at the University of Victoria in 1994 has been named by the American Geophysical Union as this year's Sverdrup Lecturer.  The Sverdrup Lecturer is named in honour of geophysicist, Harald Sverdrup, and is awarded for "exemplifying Dr. Sverdrup’s work with outstanding contributions to the basic science of the atmosphere and the oceans and/or unselfish service promoting cooperation in atmospheric and oceanographic research".  Professor Timmermans has also received a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE - Connecticut) for her work with the physical oceanography of the Arctic Ocean.