2013 ASLI Choice Awards Winners

The ninth annual ASLI Choice Awards presentation took place in Atlanta, GA during the AMS 94th Annual Meeting on Wed. Feb. 05, 2014 at 16:45 at the ASLI booth (#732) in the Exhibit Hall.

ASLI’s Choice Committee was proud to present the 2013 winners from a field of over 13 different publishers. This year, there were three awards: ASLI’s Choice (Science and Technology) and two in ASLI’s Choice: Historical.

The winners are…

2013 ASLI Choice:
Mathematics and Climate
By Hans Kaper and Hans Engler
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
ISBN: 9781611972603
ASLI’s Choice for its accessible explanations in key areas where climate and mathematics meet.

2013 ASLI Choice: Historical Category
Taken by Storm 1938: A Social and Meteorological History of the Great New England Hurricane
By Lourdes B. Avilés
American Meteorological Society
ISBN: 9781878220370
ASLI’s Choice for its comprehensive account of this major storm, from its inception to aftermath.

Honorable Mentions:

2013 Honorable Mention – Historical Category
Probing the Sky with Radio Waves: From Wireless Technology to the Development of Atmospheric Science
By Chen-Pang Yeang
University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226015194
ASLI’s Choice-Honorable Mention for its very thorough, technical history of radio waves and their importance to ionospheric science.

Also, check the Front Page, the AMS Blog for a report on this year’s awards and winners.