Atmospheric Science Librarians International (ASLI) has selected â€œHawaiâ€˜iâ€™s Mauna Loa Observatory: Fifty Years of Monitoring the Atmosphereâ€ by Forrest M. Mims III for the ASLIâ€™s Choice 2012 Award in the History category. The book was praised for its â€œengaging perspective on the scientists, discoveries, and ground-breaking atmospheric measurements done at Mauna Loa Observatory.â€
ASLIâ€™s Choice is an award for the best book of 2012 in the fields of meteorology / climatology / atmospheric sciences.
Mims attended the official presentation during the American Meteorological Society annual meeting in Austin, Texas. Mims recently wrote two articles for the San Antonio Express-News about Dr. Robert Simpson, the founder of the Mauna Loa Observatory, who recently celebrated his 100th birthday. â€œHawaiâ€˜iâ€™s Mauna Loa Observatory: Fifty Years of Monitoring the Atmosphereâ€ was published by the University of Hawaiâ€˜i Press.
Â On behalf of us all at CSL, Congratulations, Forrest!
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