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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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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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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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Colli and Jones Receive 2017 Study of the Earth’s Deep Interior Focus Group Award for Graduate Research

Lorenzo Colli and Tim Jones will receive the 2017 Study of the Earth’s Deep Interior Focus Group Award for Graduate Research at the 2017 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, to be held 11–15 December in New Orleans, La. This award is given annually “in recognition of advances that contribute to the understanding of the deep interior of the Earth or other planetary bodies using a broad range of observational, experimental, and/or theoretical approaches.”