Dr. Karletta Chief wins AGU Ambassador Award

Karletta Chief wins AGU Ambassador Award


The Native Waters on Arid Lands team congratulates our team member Dr. Karletta Chief (Diné) on receiving the 2020 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Ambassador Award. This award honors individuals whose achievements extend beyond those recognized by traditional scientific discipline awards. Dr. Chief is one of 36 individuals recieving the highest honors bestowed by AGU for their excellence in scientific research, education, communication, and outreach. She will be formally recognized at the virtual conference on December 9, 2020.

Read the full announcement here: https://eos.org/agu-news/announcing-the-2020-agu-union-medal-award-and-prize-recipients

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