Dr. Bojan Vršnak from Hvar Observatory received international award for outstanding scientific research in the field of space weather

On Monday, November 27, 2017, during the 14th European Space Weather Week, held in the Belgian town Oostende, Dr. Bojan Vršnak from Hvar Observatory, Faculty of Geodesy, University of Zagreb, was awarded with the eminent international award “Kristian Birkeland Medal” for outstanding scientific contributions to the space weather and space climate. This award is given every year since 2013 to the best scientists by the European Space Agency, the Belgian Solar-Terrestrial Center of Excellence and the Space Weather Working Team, in collaboration with the scientific magazine Journal of Space Weather and Space Climate. (source:  http://oh.geof.unizg.hr/index.php/en/component/content/article/44-latest-news/190-vrsnak-birkeland)