Jacqueline A. Richter-Menge
ARCTIC OCEAN (April 12, 2007) -- Jacqueline A. Richter-Menge was inducted into the U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory Gallery of Distinguished CRREL Employees June 22, 2018 in Hanover, N.H. for her exceptional service as a senior research civil engineer and Chief, Snow and Ice Branch, from 1981 through 2017. An internationally-recognized leader in polar climate physics, Richter-Menge has led or participated in more than 20 Arctic field programs and has produced more than 80 publications in scholarly journals. She was a principal investigator for major research programs with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Office of Naval Research and the National Science Foundation. She has served as technical editor for the NOAA Arctic Report Card, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society State of the Climate Report, Annals of Glaciology, and Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans. Her accomplishments have received several professional acknowledgements to include an honorary Doctorate of Science from the University of Alaska, Fairbanks and a Presidential appointment to the U.S. Arctic Research Commission in 2016. She also received the Bronze de Fleury Medal upon her retirement in 2017. An exceptional ambassador for Arctic science, Dr. Richter-Menge not only left an indelible mark on CRREL as an outstanding scientist, communicator, and leader, but tirelessly exemplified the highest standards and traditions of CRREL and the nation.