Geology & Geophysics

Asrar, Hsieh, Mandia, Overland, and Wysession Receive 2014 Ambassador Awards

Ghassem R. Asrar, Paul A. Hsieh, Scott Mandia, James E. Overland, and Michael E. Wysession were awarded the 2014 Ambassador Awards at the AGU Fall Meeting Honors Ceremony. The award is in recognition of “outstanding contributions to the following area(s): societal impact, service to the Earth and space community, scientific leadership, and promotion of talent/career pool.”
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Geology & Geophysics

Katharine Hayhoe Receives 2014 Climate Communication Prize

Katharine Hayhoe was awarded the 2014 Climate Communication Prize at the AGU Fall Meeting Honors Ceremony. The prize honors an AGU member-scientist for highlighting the importance of promoting science 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

Thorne Lay Receives 2014 Inge Lehmann Medal

Thorne Lay was awarded the 2014 Inge Lehmann Medal at the AGU Fall Meeting Honors Ceremony, held on 17 December 2014 in San Francisco, Calif. The medal is for “outstanding contributions to the understanding of the structure, composition, and dynamics of the Earth’s mantle and core.”
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Geology & Geophysics

Christopher B. Field Receives 2014 Roger Revelle Medal

Christopher B. Field was awarded the 2014 Roger Revelle Medal at the AGU Fall Meeting Honors Ceremony, held on 17 December 2014 in San Francisco, Calif. The medal is for “outstanding contributions in atmospheric sciences, atmosphere-ocean coupling, ­atmosphere-land coupling, biogeochemical cycles, climate, or related aspects of the Earth system.”
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Geology & Geophysics

John A. Whitehead Receives 2014 Maurice Ewing Medal

John A. Whitehead was awarded the 2014 Maurice Ewing Medal at the AGU Fall Meeting Honors Ceremony, held on 17 December 2014 in San Francisco, Calif. The medal is awarded for “significant original contributions to the scientific understanding of the processes in the ocean; for the advancement of oceanographic engineering, technology, and instrumentation; and for outstanding service to the marine sciences.”
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