BERGER André

BERGER André

André Berger is a Master in Meteorological Sciences from the M.I.T. and a Doctor of Science from the Catholic University of Louvain (Centre de Recherche sur la Terre et le Climat Georges Lemaître where he was Professor of Climatology. He was the President of the International Climate Commission of IUGG, the Paleoclimate Commission of INQUA, and the European Geophysical Society. He is Honorary President of the European Union of Geosciences. He has received the Milankovitch Medal of the EGS, the Five-Year Prize of the French National Fund for Scientific Research, the Latsis Prize of the European Science Foundation and an Advanced Research Grant from the European Research Council. He has actively participated in the revival of Milankovitch's astronomical paleoclimate theory and has accurately calculated the long-term variations of climate precession, obliquity and daily and seasonal solar irradiation for the last millions of years. He works on the modelling of glacial-interglacial cycles. He is a member of several Academies including the Academy of Sciences of Paris and the Royal Academy of Belgium. He has received honorary doctorates from the Universities of Aix Marseille, Toulouse and Massachusetts. He was ennobled by the King of the Belgians and is an Officer of the Legion of Honour.