Geology & Geophysics

Stefan Rahmstorf Receives 2017 Climate Communication Prize

Stefan Rahmstorf was awarded the 2017 Climate Communication Prize at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting Honors Ceremony, held on 13 December 2017 in New Orleans, La. The Climate Communication Prize is funded by Nature’s Own, a purveyor of fossils, minerals, and handcrafted jewelry in Boulder, Colo. The prize honors an “AGU member-scientist for the communication of climate science, and highlights the importance of promoting scientific literacy, clarity of message, and efforts to foster respect and understanding of science-based values as they relate to the implications of climate change.”
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Geology & Geophysics

Michael Strasser Receives 2017 Asahiko Taira International Scientific Ocean Drilling Research Prize

Michael Strasser was awarded the 2017 Asahiko Taira International Scientific Ocean Drilling Research Prize at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting Honors Ceremony, held on 13 December 2017 in New Orleans, La. The Taira Prize is a partnership between AGU and the Japan Geoscience Union (JpGU) and is made possible through a generous donation from the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Management International (IOPD-MI). The prize honors an individual for “outstanding transdisciplinary research accomplishment in ocean drilling.”
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Geology & Geophysics

Tony Bartelme Receives 2017 Walter Sullivan Award for Excellence in Science Journalism–Features

Tony Bartelme received the 2017 Walter Sullivan Award for Excellence in Science Journalism–Features at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting Honors Ceremony, held on 13 December 2017 in New Orleans, La. The award recognizes “a journalist for a feature story or series in any medium except books that makes information about the Earth and space sciences accessible and interesting to the general public.”
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Geology & Geophysics

Courtney Humphries Receives 2017 David Perlman Award for Excellence in Science Journalism–News

Courtney Humphries received the 2017 David Perlman Award for Excellence in Science Journalism–News at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting Honors Ceremony, held on 13 December 2017 in New Orleans, La. The award recognizes “a journalist for a news story or series in any medium except books that makes information about the Earth and space sciences accessible and interesting to the general public.”
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Geology & Geophysics

Richard Monastersky Receives 2017 Robert C. Cowen Award for Sustained Achievement in Science Journalism

Richard Monastersky received the 2017 Cowen Award for Sustained Achievement in Science Journalism at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting Honors Ceremony, held on 13 December 2017 in New Orleans, La. The award honors “a journalist or team of journalists who have made significant, lasting, and consistent contributions to accurate reporting on the Earth and space sciences for the general public."
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Geology & Geophysics

Melessew Nigussie Receives 2017 Africa Award for Research Excellence in Space Science

Melessew Nigussie received the 2017 Africa Award for Research Excellence in Space Science at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting Honors Ceremony, held on 13 December 2017 in New Orleans, La. The award honors an early-career scientist from the African continent for “completing significant work that shows the focus and promise of making outstanding contributions to research in space science.”
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Geology & Geophysics

Bruno Faria Receives 2017 Africa Award for Research Excellence in Earth Science

Bruno Faria received the 2017 Africa Award for Research Excellence in Earth Science at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting Honors Ceremony, held on 13 December 2017 in New Orleans, La. The award honors an early-career scientist from the African continent for “completing significant work that shows the focus and promise of making outstanding contributions to research in Earth or ocean sciences.”
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Geology & Geophysics

Hubert H. G. Savenije Receives 2017 International Award

Hubert H. G. Savenije received the 2017 International Award at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting Honors Ceremony, held on 13 December 2017 in New Orleans, La. The award honors “an individual scientist, group, or a small team for making an outstanding contribution to furthering the Earth and space sciences and using science for the benefit of society in developing nations.”
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