Global Award

Introducing the award

The "Haagen-Smit Award/Prize", first launched in year 2001, is designed to recognize outstanding papers published in Atmospheric Environment. The prize has been named in honor of Prof. Arie Jan Haagen-Smit, a pioneer in the field of air pollution and one of the first editors of the International Journal of Air Pollution, a predecessor to Atmospheric Environment. The goal of this prize is to showcase the excellent science that has been published in this distinguished journal and to further attract outstanding future research.

The Prize is named in honor of Prof. Arie Jan Haagen-Smit, a pioneer in the field of air pollution and one of the first editors of the International Journal of Air Pollution, a predecessor to Atmospheric Environment. The "Haagen-Smit Prize" is given annually to a maximum of two papers published in Atmospheric Environment and covering different science areas.


Atmospheric Environment

Winners

The Executive Editors and the Publisher of Atmospheric Environment take great pleasure in announcing the 2014 "Haagen-Smit Prize", designed to recognize outstanding papers published in Atmospheric Environment.

Jean-P. Putaud, Frank Raes, Rita Van Dingenen, Erika Brüggemann, M.-Cristina Facchini, Stefano Decesari, Sandro Fuzzi, Robert Gehrig, Cristoph Hüglin, Paolo Laj, Gundi Lorbeer, Willy Maenhaut, Nikolaos Mihalopoulos, Konrad Müller, Xavier Querol, Sergio Rodriguez, Jürgen Schneider, Gerald Spindler, Harry ten Brink, Kjetil Tørseth, Alfred Wiedensohler
A European aerosol phenomenology—2: chemical characteristics of particulate matter at kerbside, urban, rural and background sites in Europe
Atmospheric Environment, volume 38, 2579-2595 (2004)

Our congratulations go to the authors of this outstanding paper. We would also very much like to thank all nominators for their effort and note that unsuccessful nominations are eligible for consideration again next year. We further take this opportunity to acknowledge the conscientious effort of the selection committee, made up of members from six countries, in arriving at a clear and timely decision.

Previous winners

2013

K. Kawamura, H. Kasukabe and L. A. Barrie
Source and reaction pathways of dicarboxylic acids, ketoacids and dicarbonyls in arctic aerosols: One year of observations
Atmospheric Environment, volume 30, 1709-1722 (1996).

2012

Wayne, R.P., I. Barnes, P. Biggs, J. P. Burrows, C. E. Canosa-Mas, J. Hjorth, G. Le Bras, G. K. Moortgat, D. Perner, G. Poulet, G. Restelli, and H. Sidebottom
The Nitrate Radical - Physics, Chemistry, and the Atmosphere,
Atmospheric Environment, 25, 1-203 (1991).

Thurston, G.D. and J.D. Spengler
Quantitative Assessment of Source Contributions to Inhalable Particulate Matter Pollution in Metropolitan Boston
Atmospheric Environment, 19, 9-25 (1985).

2011

J. Calvert and S. Lindberg
Mechanisms of mercury removal by O3 and OH in the atmosphere
Atmospheric Environment, 39, 3355-3367, 2005.

Y. F. Zhu, W. C. Hinds, S. Kim, S. Shen and C. Sioutas
Study of ultrafine particles near a major highway with heavy-duty diesel traffic
Atmospheric Environment, 36, 4323-4335, 2002.

2010

D. J. Jacob
Heterogeneous Chemistry and Tropospheric Ozone
Atmospheric Environment, 34, 2131-2159, 2000.

M. E. Jenkin, S. M. Saunders and M. J. Pilling
The tropospheric degradation of volatile organic compounds: A protocol for mechanism development
Atmospheric Environment, 31, 81-104, 1997.

2009

Turpin, B. J., P. Saxena, and E. Andrews
Measuring and simulating particulate organics in the atmosphere: Problems and prospects
Atmospheric Environment, 34, 2983-3013, 2000.

Lightfoot, P. D., R. A. Cox, J. N. Crowley, M. Destriau, G. D. Hayman, M. E. Jenkin, G. K. Moortgat, and F. Zabel
Organic peroxy radicals: Kinetics, spectroscopy and tropospheric chemistry
Atmospheric Environment, 26, 1805-1961, 1992.

2008

Lamb, B., Guenther, A., Gay, D., and Westberg, H.
A national inventory of biogenic hydrocarbon emissions
Atmospheric Environment, 21, 1695-1705, 1987.

Hatakeyama, S., Izumi, K., and Akimoto, H.
Yield of SO2 and formation of aerosol in the photo-oxidation of DMS under atmospheric conditions
Atmospheric Environment, 19, 135-141, 1985.

2007

B. R. T. Simoneit and M. A. Mazurek
Organic matter of the troposphere – II. Natural background of biogenic lipid matter in aerosols over the rural western United States
Atmospheric Environment, 16, 2139-2159, 1982.

Kenneth T. Whitby
The physical characteristics of sulfur aerosols
Atmospheric Environment, 12, 135-159, 1978.

2006

Wesely, M. L.
Parameterization of Surface Resistances to Gaseous Dry Deposition in Regional-Scale Numerical-Models
Atmospheric Environment, 23(6), 1293-1304, 1989.

A. D. Clarke and K. J. Noone
Soot in Arctic Snow: A Cause for Perturbations of Radiative Transfer
Atmospheric Environment, 19(12), 2045-2053, 1985.

2005

Pankow, J. F.
An absorption model of the gas/aerosol partitioning involved in the formation of secondary organic aerosol
Atmospheric Environment, 28, 189-193, 1994.

Carter, W. P. L.
A Detailed Mechanism for the Gas-Phase Atmospheric Reactions of Organic Compounds
Atmospheric Environment, 24A, 481-518, 1990.

2004

Twomey, S.
Pollution and the planetary albedo
Atmospheric Environment, 8, 1251-1256, 1974.

Stelson, A. W. and J. H. Seinfeld
The relative humidity and temperature dependence of the ammonium nitrate dissociation constant
Atmospheric Environment, 16, 983-992, 1982.

2003

Schwartz, S. E. and J. E. Freiberg
Mass-transport limitation to the rate of reaction of gases in liquid droplets
Atmospheric Environment, 15, 1129-1144, 1981.

Penkett, S. A., B. M. Jones, K. A. Brice, and A. E. Eggleton
The importance of atmospheric ozone and hydrogen peroxide in oxidizing sulfur dioxide in cloud and rain water
Atmospheric Environment, 13, 123-137, 1979.

2002

N. Kato and H. Akimoto
Anthropogenic Emissions of SO2 and NOX in Asia: Emission Inventories
Atmospheric Environment, 26A, 2997-3017, 1992.

Y. Yokouchi and Y. Ambe
Aerosols Formed from the Chemical Reaction of Monoterpenes and Ozone
Atmospheric Environment, 19, 1271-1276, 1985.

2001

R. Atkinson
Gas-Phase Tropospheric Chemistry of Organic Compounds
Atmospheric Environment, 24A, 1-41, 1990.

JJ Schauer, WF Rogge, LM Hildemann, MA Mazurek, GR Cass, and BRT Simoneit
Source apportionment of airborne particulate matter using organic compounds as tracers
Atmospheric Environment, 30, 3

Background

The selection committee membership for Years 2013-2016 is as follows:

Prof. Anthony Wexler (Chair)
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Land, Air and Water Resources
University of California, Davis, CA 95616 USA

Prof. Roy M. Harrison (UK)
Prof. Shiro Hatakeyama (Japan)
Prof. B. Langmann  (Germany)
Prof. Lidia Morawska (Australia)
Prof. S. K. Satheesh (India)
Prof. Jamie Schauer (USA)
Prof. John Seinfeld (USA)
Prof. Barbara Turpin  (USA)

Selection Criteria

The "Haagen-Smit Prize" is given annually to two papers previously published in Atmospheric Environment and covering different science areas. Final selection is made by an international committee of 7-10 people familiar with the subject area. Membership of this committee changes on a rotating basis but every effort is made to cover the wide scope of papers published in Atmospheric Environment.

To be considered for the "Haagen-Smit Prize," a paper must be nominated by someone knowledgeable in the subject area. Self nominations are not acceptable. The nomination should be submitted to the chair of the selection committee (Prof. Anthony Wexler) before August 1 every calendar year, preferably by electronic mail. See the following website for more information. The entire scope of Atmospheric Environment with papers from local to global scales dealing with both science and policy issues are open to consideration. No limit is set on the publication date. Nominators should fully support the reasons for their selection in a compact memo of less than two pages. The committee is looking for papers that have had a significant impact in their field.

The "Haagen-Smit Prize" honors its recipients in multiple ways. It confers on its winners (all authors) a plaque from Elsevier. A picture of the authors along with a summary of the nominating letter is published in Atmospheric Environment. Elsevier presents both winners with a cash prize of $1000 USD. Where there are multiple authors of the winning papers, the $1000 USD is either given to the corresponding author in full or split equally between a maximum of 2 authors per paper. - See more at: http://www.elsevier.com/awards/global/haagen-smit-prize#background

Application Process

Criteria

The "Haagen-Smit Prize" is given annually to up to two papers previously published in Atmospheric Environment and covering different science areas. Final selection is made by an international committee of 7-10 people familiar with the subject area. Membership of this committee changes on a rotating basis but every effort is made to cover the wide scope of papers published in Atmospheric Environment.

To be considered for the "Haagen-Smit Prize," a paper must be nominated by someone knowledgeable in the subject area. Self nominations are not acceptable. The nomination should be submitted to the chair of the selection committee (Prof. Anthony Wexler) before August 1 every calendar year, preferably by electronic mail. See the following website for more information. The entire scope of Atmospheric Environment with papers from local to global scales dealing with both science and policy issues are open to consideration. No limit is set on the publication date. Nominators should fully support the reasons for their selection in a compact memo of less than two pages. The committee is looking for papers that have had a significant impact in their field. For more information about the Haagen-Smit Prize please visit the website. - See more at: http://www.elsevier.com/awards/global/haagen-smit-prize#application-process

The "Haagen-Smit Prize" honors its recipients in multiple ways. It confers on its winners (all authors) a certificate from Elsevier. A picture of the authors along with a summary of the nominating letter is published in Atmospheric Environment. Elsevier presents both winners with a cash prize of $1000 USD. Where there are multiple authors of the winning papers, the $1000 USD is either given to the corresponding author in full or split equally between a maximum of 2 authors per paper.

Selection Process

The committee is looking for papers that have had a significant impact in their field.

Contact

For more information about the Haagen-Smit Prize please visit the website.

Award and Ceremony

Prize of $1000 USD per paper. All Haagen-Smit prize winners receive a certificatefrom Elsevier. A picture of the authors along with a summary of the nominating letter is published in Atmospheric Environment. - See more at: http://www.elsevier.com/awards/global/haagen-smit-prize#sthash.snV4OmAG.dpuf

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