Geology & Geophysics

Richard B. Alley Receives 2016 Climate Communication Prize

Richard B. Alley was awarded the 2016 Climate Communication Prize at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting Honors Ceremony, held on 14 December 2016 in San Francisco, Calif. 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

Heiko Pälike Receives 2016 Asahiko Taira International Scientific Ocean Drilling Research Prize

Heiko Pälike was awarded the 2016 Asahiko Taira International Scientific Ocean Drilling Research Prize at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting Honors Ceremony, held on 14 December 2016 in San Francisco, Calif. 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 (IODP-MI). The prize honors an individual for "outstanding transdisciplinary research accomplishment in ocean drilling."
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Geology & Geophysics

Alexandra Witze Receives 2016 David Perlman Award for Excellence in Science Journalism–News

Alexandra Witze received the 2016 David Perlman Award for Excellence in Science Journalism–News at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting Honors Ceremony, held on 14 December 2016 in San Francisco, Calif. 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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