Reasons to celebrate!

2011 NOAA Distinguished Career Award:  Scientific Achievement

W. David Rust

For contributions to the understanding of lightning and storm electrification and to the development of mobile storm observing systems.

Bronze Medals

Kenneth W. Howard Group

For the design and implementation of a seamless gridded system for multi-sensor-derived precipitation estimation over the continental U.S.
Kenneth W. Howard

Jian Zhang

Jonathan J. Gourley

Steven V. Vasiloff

Rodger A. Brown Group

For excellence in transferring research to operations and providing a new WSR-88D radar capability that significantly enhanced forecast operations.

Rodger A. Brown
Vincent T. Wood
Charles Parish
Scott Enders
Sallie Ahlert
Keith Peabody
Christina Horvat
Michael Weeks
Zack Jing