Susan Solomon

Susan Solomon

Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, 1981

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Research Interests

Atmospheric chemistry and its links to climate

Current Research Projects

Photochemistry and transport processes in the stratosphere and troposphere; remote sensing of the atmosphere by spectroscopic methods and their interpretation; interpretation of ozone depletion at mid-latitudes and in polar regions; coupling between trace gases and the Earth's climate system.

Selected Honors and Awards

  • Member, National Academy of Sciences; Foreign Member, French and European Academies of Science.
  • Solomon Glacier (78°23'S, 162°30'E) and Solomon Saddle (78°23'S, 162°39'E) were named in honor of leadership in Antarctic research in l994.
  • Carl-Gustaf Rossby Medal, American Meteorological Society, January, 2000.
  • National Medal of Science, United States of America, March, 2000.


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