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IOW marine physicist Hans Burchard receives the Georg Wüst Prize for outstanding achievements

15.04.2019 11:30

Hans Burchard at the award ceremony for the Georg Wüst Prize 2019 at this year's Annual General Meeting of the European Geosciences Union (EGU) (Photo: IOW / L. Umlauf)

Hans Burchard, deputy head of IOW's Physical Oceanography Department, has been awarded the Georg Wüst Prize 2019 from the German Society for Marine Research (DGM) for outstanding contributions to marine research. He received the award, which is supported by the international scientific journal “Ocean Dynamics”, at the Annual General Meeting of the European Geosciences Union (EGU) on April 10 in Vienna. With this award, which has been awarded for the eighth time this year, the DGM honours Burchard's work on the significant advancement of computer-aided modelling of turbulence and other dynamic processes in the ocean.

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