The WMO Professor Mariolopoulos Award was created in 1996 by the Mariolopoulos-Kanaginis Foundation for the Environmental Sciences, which is in Athens, Greece. The Award is granted every year in recognition of young scientists for exceptional contributions to meteorology and climatology.
WMO Professor Mariolopoulos Trust Fund Award
A WMO trust fund was created in 1996 for the WMO Professor Mariolopoulos Award, which is fully financed by the Mariolopoulos-Kanaginis Foundation.
The WMO Professor Mariolopoulos Award consists of:
A US$ 2 000 award.
The Mariolopoulos-Kanaginis Foundation provides an additional US$ 3 000 to the awardee.
Guidelines for WMO Professor Mariolopoulos Award
The WMO Professor Mariolopoulos Award recognizes an outstanding research paper in atmospheric sciences that have been published or accepted in a refereed journal by a young scientist (age below 35 years by the date of publication).
The judges are scientists from the WMO, the European Commission and the Mariolopoulos-Kanaginis Foundation Board of Trustees. The Secretary-General of WMO is part of the selection committee.
Nominations can be made by:
the National Committees of the International Association of Meteorological and Atmospheric Sciences (IAMAS)
by the Directors of the National Meteorological Services
self-nominations are also accepted.
The nomination should include:
three reprints of the paper
brief curriculum vitae of the nominee
a reference letter by a senior scientist or a Member of the National Meteorological Service
The nominations and the papers must be submitted in one of the official WMO languages (English, French, Spanish, Russian). Non-English papers should be accompanied by a translation in English. The nominations should be sent to:
Mariolopoulos-Kanaginis Foundation for the Environmental Sciences