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2011-12-19

Profs. Lonnie Thompson and Ellen Mosley-Thompson Receive Prestigious Award

Posted by: Michael Seufer

Lonnie and Ellen-Mosley ThompsonTwo Ohio State climate scientists have been selected to receive this year's Benjamin Franklin Medal from The Franklin Institute, a prestigious honor previously awarded to scientists such as Albert Einstein, Stephen Hawking, Jane Goodall and Jacques Cousteau. Lonnie Thompson, distinguished university professor of earth sciences, and Ellen Mosley-Thompson, distinguished university professor of geography and director of the Byrd Polar Research Center, will receive the Institute's award for Earth and Environmental Science during ceremonies in April.

Additional details available here: http://researchnews.osu.edu/archive/franklinmedal.htm