The Prince Albert I Medal

Prince Albert I Medal recipient 2007

Dr. Russ Davis

Dr. Russ DavisProf. Davis is an internationally renowned scientist whose research has enormously advanced the observational, as well as theoretical, components of Physical Oceanography. His seminal contributions range from fluid mechanics to ocean waves, turbulence ad mixing, analysis methods for ocean observations, climate variability and its impact on ecosystems.

Prof. Davis has pioneered the development of autonomous platforms for in situ ocean observations. His contributions have been the scientific and technological catalyst for a revolution in ocean observations permitting systematic measurements to be made in remote and previously sparsely-observed areas by the international Argo Programme.