Richard “Rit” Carbone

Title: Chief Scientist Emeritus

Company: The National Center for Atmospheric Research

Location: Boulder, CO United States


  • Inductee, Worldwide Lifetime Achievement (2017)
  • Industry Expert Honoree (2017)
  • Recipient, Publication Prize, UCAR (2016)
  • Inductee, Hall of Fame, Brien McMahon High School, Norwalk, CT (2013)
  • Recipient, Publication Prize, NCAR (1982, 2002)
  • Recipient, Cleveland Abbe Award for Distinguished Service to Atmospheric Science by an Individual (2001)
  • Fellow, American Meteorological Society (1994)
  • Recipient, DB Harris Lecturer Award, Department of Meteorology, Texas A&M University (1989)


  • Master of Science in Atmospheric Physics, The University of Chicago
  • Bachelor of Science in Meteorology & Oceanography, New York University

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