Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research

Peter Knippertz and Andreas Fink, coauthors of a new book on tropical meteorology, awarded with a prize.

Atmospheric Science Librarians International (ASLI) is an international professional association for atmospheric science librarians, institutions, and organizations involved in atmospheric research.

The thirteenth annual ASLI Choice Awards presentation took place in Austin, USA, during the 98th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) on Monday January 8, 2018. And this is the first year an online only resource has been awarded. The winner of the “2017 ASLI Choice” is

Meteorology of Tropical West Africa; the forecasters’ handbook

Douglas J. Parker, Mariane Diop-Kane, Editors.


Print ISBN: 9781118391303


Andreas Fink is lead author chapter 1, titled “Mean climate and seasonal cycle”, doi: 10.1002/9781118391297.ch1, while Peter Knippertz is main author of chapter 5 on “Dust”, doi:10.1002/9781118391297.ch5. Both authors contribute as co-authors to other chapters of the publication.

Congratulations to the winners of the prize!