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Awards & medals committees

Ex-officio members are not included; they are the relevant division president and the chair of the Union Awards Committee. Awards and medals committee members should declare at the beginning of the selection procedure any potential conflict of interest.

Union medals

Alexander von Humboldt Medal

Scientists who have performed research in developing regions

Tom Veldkamp (Chair)
Bojie Fu
Carlo Laj
Manfred R. Strecker
Ozlem Adiyaman Lopes
Silvia Peppoloni


Alfred Wegener Medal & Honorary Membership

Atmospheric, hydrological or ocean sciences

Günter Blöschl (Chair)
Angela M. Gurnell
Ingeborg Levin
Karen Heywood
Marc Bierkens
Marco Borga


Donald Bruce Dingwell (Chair)
Arwen Deuss
Dennis V. Kent
Laurent Jolivet
Taras Gerya
William Lowrie


Pascale Ehrenfreund (Chair)
Anders Johansen
Janet Luhmann
Rosaly Lopes
Yves Langevin

Union awards

Arne Richter Awards for Outstanding Early Career Scientists

Achievements made by early career scientists in the Earth, planetary, and space sciences

Helen M. Glaves (Chair)
Members of the Council

Angela Croome Award

Earth, space and planetary sciences journalism

Martin Archer (Chair)
Jane Qiu
Robin George Andrews
Roland Pease


Katia and Maurice Krafft Award

Geoscience outreach and engagement

Andreas Lang (Chair)
Anita Di Chiara
Annie Ockelford
Rhian H. Meara


Union Service Award

Outstanding services for the Union

Helen M. Glaves (Chair)
Members of the Council

Division medals

Alina Kabata-Pendias Medal

Soil System Sciences

Paola Adamo (Chair)
Cécile Quantin
Hannes Schmidt
José María de la Rosa


Augustus Love Medal

Geodynamics

Paul Tackley (Chair)
Anne Davaille
David Bercovici
Harro Schmeling
Timothy Craig


Haruo Sato (Chair)
Barbara Romanowicz
Malcolm Sambridge
Paul Martin Mai
Yehuda Ben-Zion


Christiaan Huygens Medal

Geosciences Instrumentation and Data Systems

Susana Barbosa (Chair)
Ilaria Catapano
Lev Eppelbaum
Raffaele Persico
R. Giles Harrison


David Bates Medal

Planetary and Solar System Sciences
(attributed every other year, rotation with Runcorn-Florensky Medal)

Tim Van Hoolst (Chair)
Agustín Sánchez-Lavega
Emma J. Bunce
Sébastien Charnoz

(inactive for the 2022 call)


Fridtjof Nansen Medal

Ocean Sciences

Stephen M. Griffies (Chair)
Anne Marie Tréguier
Corinna Schrum
Jan Zika
Richard Lampitt


Hannes Alfvén Medal

Solar-Terrestrial Sciences
(attributed every other year, rotation with Julius Bartels Medal)

Iannis Dandouras (Chair)
Daniel Baker
Janet Luhmann
Julia Thalmann

(inactive for the 2022 call)


Hans Oeschger Medal

Climate: Past, Present & Future

Edward Brook (Chair)
Doug Smith
Karol Tylmann
Kim Cobb
Sonia I. Seneviratne


Henry Darcy Medal

Hydrological Sciences

Elena Toth (Chair)
Andreas Hartmann
Berit Arheimer
Wouter Buytaert
Xavier Sánchez-Vila


Ian McHarg Medal

Earth and Space Science Informatics
(attributed every other year)

Kirsten Elger (Chair)
Alice Fremand
Kerstin Lehnert
Mikhail Kanevski
Paolo Diviacco
Paul Wessel
Stefano Nativi

(inactive for the 2022 call)


Jean Baptiste Lamarck Medal

Stratigraphy, Sedimentology and Palaeontology

Jorijntje Henderiks (Chair)
Andreas Strasser
Elisabetta Erba
Madeleine Vickers
Michael Benton


John Dalton Medal

Hydrological Sciences

Lena Tallaksen (Chair)
Amilcare Porporato
Brian Berkowitz
Luis Samaniego
Martha C. Anderson


Julia and Johannes Weertman Medal

Cryospheric Sciences

Martyn Tranter (Chair)
Andreas Kääb
Julienne Stroeve
Marie Dumont
Regine Hock


Julius Bartels Medal

Solar-Terrestrial Sciences
(attributed every other year, rotation with Hannes Alfvén Medal)

Norma B. Crosby (Chair)
Georgia Tsiropoula
Masatoshi Yamauchi
Qiugang Zong
Volker Bothmer


Lewis Fry Richardson Medal

Nonlinear Processes in Geosciences

Shaun Lovejoy (Chair)
Bérengère Dubrulle
Ekaterina Didenkulova
Ulrike Feudel
Valerio Lucarini


Louis Néel Medal

Earth Magnetism & Rock Physics
(attributed every other year, rotation with Petrus Peregrinus Medal)

J. Michael Kosterlitz (Chair)
Chris Marone
David A. Lockner
Wen-lu Zhu

(inactive for the 2022 call)


Marie Tharp Medal

Tectonics and Structural Geology

Mary Ford (Chair)
Francesca Funiciello
Mathilde Cannat
R. Dietmar Müller
Serge Lallemand


Milutin Milankovic Medal

Climate: Past, Present & Future

Ayako Abe-Ouchi (Chair)
Hai Cheng
Jacques Laskar
Maria Fernanda Sanchez Goñi
Valérie Masson-Delmotte


Petrus Peregrinus Medal

Earth Magnetism & Rock Physics
(attributed every other year, rotation with Louis Néel Medal)

Catherine Kissel (Chair)
Angelo De Santis
Chris Marone
Jonathan Aurnou
Kenneth P. Kodama
Mioara Mandea
Rixiang Zhu


Philippe Duchaufour Medal

Soil System Sciences

Claudia Alves de Jesus-Rydin (Chair)
Donald L. Sparks
Georg Guggenberger
Mary K. Firestone


Plinius Medal

Natural Hazards

Jadranka Sepic (Chair)
Claire Horwell
Fausto Guzzetti
Marijan Herak
Slobodan Nickovic


David Lundbek Egholm (Chair)
Joanna Bullard
Louise Slater
Nicoletta Leonardi
Paola Passalacqua
Tom Coulthard


Robert Wilhelm Bunsen Medal

Geochemistry, Mineralogy, Petrology & Volcanology

Mike Burton (Chair)
Clare Warren
Daniela Rubatto
Holly J. Stein
Jean-Francois Moyen
Urs Schaltegger


Runcorn-Florensky Medal

Planetary and Solar System Sciences
(attributed every other year, rotation with David Bates Medal)

Tim Van Hoolst (Chair)
Agustín Sánchez-Lavega
Emma J. Bunce
Sébastien Charnoz


Sergey Soloviev Medal

Natural Hazards

Maria-Carmen Llasat (Chair)
Giuliano Di Baldassarre
John J. Clague
Maria Pregnolato
Ricardo Trigo


Stephan Mueller Medal

Tectonics and Structural Geology

Mary Ford (Chair)
Francesca Funiciello
Mathilde Cannat
R. Dietmar Müller
Serge Lallemand


Johannes Böhm (Chair)
Christopher Jekeli
Peter J. G. Teunissen
Tonie van Dam
Willi Freeden


Vilhelm Bjerknes Medal

Atmospheric Sciences

Michael Prather (Chair)
Hugh Coe
Spyros N. Pandis
Trude Storelvmo


Susan E. Trumbore (Chair)
Adina Paytan
Pierre Friedlingstein
Stephanie Henson