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Awards & medals Alexander von Humboldt Medal

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Alexander von Humboldt Medal

This medal, named after Alexander von Humboldt, is awarded to scientists who have performed research in developing regions for the benefit of people and society, through which they have achieved exceptional international standing in geosciences, planetary or space sciences, defined in their widest senses.

For information on how to nominate scientists for EGU awards and medals, please check our nominations page and the guidelines for proposal and selection of candidates.

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The medal has been exclusively designed for the EGU by József Kótai.