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
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
ASLI’s Choice for its comprehensive account of this major storm, from its inception to aftermath.
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
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.