IASC is pleased to announce that James Overland, Chair of the IASC Atmosphere Working Group, has received the Ambassador Award of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) to honor his "passion for scientific excellence and outstanding achievements in advancing and communicating science that significantly contributes to a better future for us all.

For more information please see Eos, Vol. 95, No. 26, 1 July 2014, online available at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2014EO260005/pdf.