2011 Dr. Daniel L. Albritton Outstanding Science Communicator Award to Russ Schnell

January 19, 2012

Russ Schnell, Deputy Director of the Global Monitoring Division of NOAA's Earth System Research Laboratory (ESRL) is the 2011 recipient of the Dr. Daniel L. Albritton Outstanding Science Communicator Award. The NOAA Research award recognizes outstanding achievement in communicating the meaning and value of NOAA-related science and research to non-scientific audiences.  The award is named in honor of Dr. Daniel Albritton, a retired ESRL scientist who proved to be one of the most effective communicators of NOAA research and related science. 

Dian Seidel of NOAA's Air Resources Laboratory won the award in 2010, and ESRL's David Fahey won in 2009.

The 2011 award will be presented to Dr. Schnell during a ceremony on February 1, 2012.