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Chinese scientist wins top global meteorological award

Updated: Jun 23,2016 7:52 PM     Xinhua

BEIJING — Scientist Zeng Qingcun won the International Meteorological Organization Prize, the world’s top prize for meteorological work bestowed by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), according to the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) on June 23.

Zeng, a CAS member, won the ward for contributions to satellite meteorological remote-sensing theory, numerical weather prediction theory, meteorological disaster prevention, as well as the earth system model, the CAS said.

The International Meteorological Organization Prize is awarded annually to scientists that have made outstanding contributions to meteorology, hydrology and geophysical sciences.