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An Honory Doctorate awarded to environmental physicist Dr. Ghassem R. Asrar by the Faculty of Science, University of Zurich

Prof. Dr. Michael Schmidt, Dr. Ghassem Asrar, Prof. Dr. Michael Schaepman, Prof. Dr. Gabriela Schaepman-Strub

The Faculty of Science of the University of Zurich awarded an honorary doctorate to environmental physicist Dr. Ghassem R. Asrar at the 186th Dies academicus ceremony.

Dr. Asrar is the Director of the Joint Global Change Research Institute. He has developed new methods which enhance knowledge of the coupled human-environment system and are used to solve global environmental problems. 

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