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International recognition for space research

Published: 6 June 2012Origin: Geography and Environmental Science

A Geography lecturer has been given international recognition for his work using Earth observation data to study the carbon uptake of plants

Jadu Dash, Lecturer in Remote Sensing, is being awarded the 2012 Zeldovich Medal by the Committee on Space Research (COSPAR) and the Russian Academy of Science.

The medal is one of eight medals given out every two years to young scientists who have demonstrated excellent achievement in their field of space research.

Jadu said: “I was honoured to receive this award. It makes my research internationally visible and shows that it has been recognised by experts in the field.

The Medal will be formally awarded during the inaugural ceremony of the 39th COSPAR Scientific meeting in Mysore, India in July

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