National Academy Elects Dr. Lynne Talley   

Dr. Talley, a distinguished professor at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) in recognition of her acclaimed and continuing achievements in original research. Dr. Talley leads the GO-BGC Deployment Team through planning deployments and analyzing float data from the global float array.  Dr. Talley is also part of the SOCCOM Program that deploys floats in the Southern Ocean.

The NAS is a private, non-profit society of distinguished scholars charged with providing independent, objective advice to the nation on matters related to science and technology. Scientists are elected by their peers to membership in the NAS for outstanding contributions to research. The NAS is committed to furthering science in America, and its members are active contributors to the international scientific community. Approximately 500 current and deceased members of the NAS have won Nobel Prizes, and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences is one of the premier international journals publishing the results of original research.

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