Rolf Meissner was one of the most influential Earth scientists in crustal and lithospheric research. In memory of Rolf, a scientific symposium will be held at the University of Kiel in June.
Don L. Anderson, former president of the American Geophysical Union and a true renaissance man in the field of Earth and planetary science, passed away 2 December 2014. He was 81.
Madden, an AGU Fellow and a lifelong professor of geophysics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, was fascinated with all things electromagnetic. He died on 11 November 2013 at age 88.
Atmospheric scientist Natalia Andronova passed away on 1 June 2014.
Edward “Ted” Irving, noted for his research on paleomagnetism, passed away on 25 February 2014 in Saanichton, British Columbia, Canada. He was 86
Vadim Constantinovich Mushtak, renowned for his work in radio physics and atmospheric electricity, died on 25 September 2013 in an automobile accident in Walker Valley, N.Y. He was 65.