Eric Wolff

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Eric William Wolff, FRS (born 5 June 1957) is a British climatologist, glaciologist, and academic. Since 2013, he has been Royal Society Research Professor of Earth Sciences at the University of Cambridge.[1][2]


In 2009, he was awarded the Louis Agassiz Medal by the European Geosciences Union. The medal is awarded 'in recognition of [an individual's] outstanding scientific contribution to the study of the cryosphere on Earth or elsewhere in the solar system'.[3] In 2010, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS), the UK's most senior learned society for science.[4] In 2012, he was awarded the Lyell Medal by the Geological Society of London.[5]


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  2. ^ "Eric Wolff". Department of Earth Sciences. University of Cambridge. 14 July 2013. Archived from the original on 6 June 2015. Retrieved 6 June 2015. 
  3. ^ "Louis Agassiz Medal". Awards and medals. European Geosciences Union. Retrieved 6 June 2015. 
  4. ^ "Fellows". About us. Royal Society. Retrieved 6 June 2015. 
  5. ^ "Lyell Medal". About Us. The Geological Society of London. Retrieved 6 June 2015.