F. Sherwood Rowland
Born: 28 June 1927, Delaware, OH, USA
Died: 10 March 2012, Corona del Mar, CA, USA
Affiliation at the time of the award: University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
Prize motivation: "for their work in atmospheric chemistry, particularly concerning the formation and decomposition of ozone"
Field: atmospheric and environmental chemistry
Prize share: 1/3