AES Merit Awards - 1987

(two photos and link to one Zephyr report - please scroll down)

  John Patrick O'Reilly (left); presenter Howard Ferguson (centre); Robert (Bob) Vet (right).
(Robert Vet received the JP Bruce Achievement Award)

Click here to read description of these awards in the October / November 1987 issue of Zephyr

Merit Award for Services Following Chernobyl Accident

l to r:  Pierre Ducharme (looking on), Richard Gilbert, Howard Ferguson (presenter).

photo and story were originally published in Apri / May 1987 issue of Zephyr.

Scientific Advisor receives Chernobyl award

Richard Gilbert, at that time chief meteorologist with Quebec Region Scientific Services Section, has been awarded a Certificate of Merit for his outstanding work during the 1986 Chernobyl radiation crisis. Formerly supervisor of the Canadian Air and Precipitation Monitoring Network (CAPMoN), he advised AES Air Quality, the Canadian Meteorological Centre and the director general of Atmospheric Research for the six week emergency period. He also ran highly successful dispersion models and liaised with other government departments such as Health and Welfare Canada.

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