Thomas Froelicher recently received the Theodor Kocher Prize at the University of Bern, Switzerland, awarded for “outstanding and innovative scientific achievement in [a] faculty or field”. The prize is given to the best junior faculty researcher at the University of Bern, where Thomas is a faculty member in the Climate and Environmental Physics (CEP) department. According to his bio, his research “focuses on the ocean components of the Earth System and its role in nutrient and carbon cycling and ultimately climate. He is also interested in exploring the responses of ecosystems and fisheries production to past and future climate variability and change.” Thomas was also a lead author on the SROCC, released this past September and presented at COP25 on December 5, 2019.

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