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Background

 

The Executive Council, at its 37th session (1985), established the Professor Dr Vilho Väisälä Award for an Outstanding Research Paper on Instruments and Methods of Observation.

The Executive Council, at its 56th session (2004), established a second award, entitled the Professor Dr Vilho Väisälä Award for the Development and Implementation of Instruments and Methods of Observation, that would be mainly focused on, and encourage instrument work in, developing countries and countries with economies in transition.

Both Awards are granted on a biennial basis. The awards consist of a diploma, a medal and a sum of US$ 10 000.

 




 

 

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