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The Hydrosphere Section of All Earth publishes on all aspects of the geology, chemistry and physics of the hydrosphere and its solid, liquid, and vapour components, including marine and freshwater environments; hydrology; cryology and glaciology; water resources management and engineering.
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C.K. Shum - Section Editor
C.K. Shum is a Professor and Distinguished University Scholar, Division of Geodetic Science, School of Earth Sciences, at The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA.
He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and a Fellow of the International Association of Geodesy (IAG).
He has received numerous awards including the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, co-shared with Albert Gore, Jr. and over 1,000 scientists, who contributed to the past four Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Assessments; and the 2012 Vening Meinesz Medal from the European Geosciences Union for distinguished research in Geodesy applied to sea-level science.
He served as a Lead Author for the Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC) Fourth Assessment Report (AR4), Working Group I, The Physical Science Basis.
His research foci include the observations and characterization of the causes of global sea-level rise, anthropogenic climate-change, and interdisciplinary satellite geodesy.
He has published over 323 refereed journal articles and book chapters, with a Google Scholar Citation index 0f 15,539. H-index: 61, and i-10 Index: 224.
His work has been covered by New York Times, Physics Today, Sky & Telescope Radio Show, Discoveries and Breakthroughs Inside Science TV, Science News, Science Daily, Scientific American, Soundings magazine, Deccan Chronicle, La Figaro, MSNBC.com, Tomorrow Focus Portal GmbH, Axel Springer AG, Televisión Española, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Zurich, Columbus Dispatch, American Geophysical Union, Ohio State University press, and others.