In 2013, Thomas Meissner and Frank J. Wentz recieved the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society Transactions Prize Paper Award for their published paper entitled "The Emissivity of the Ocean Surface between 6 - 90 GHz over a Large Range of Wind Speeds and Earth Incidence Angles" (IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 50, no. 8, pp. 3004-3026, 2012).
The paper was selected for its clarity and and originality and a for being "a very significant contribution to the field of endeavor in the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society". The award included a certificate and a cash honorarium.
Congratulations to Thomas and Frank!
Thomas Meissner and Frank Wentz receive the Transactions Prize Paper Award from IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society President Melba Crawford at the IGARSS Meeting in Melbourne, Australia in July, 2013.