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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

Filippo Giorgi (Chair)
Bojie Fu
Manfred R. Strecker
Ozlem Adiyaman Lopes
Tom Veldkamp


Alfred Wegener Medal & Honorary Membership

Atmospheric, hydrological or ocean sciences

Murugesu Sivapalan (Chair)
Angela M. Gurnell
Ingeborg Levin
Karen Heywood
Meinrat O. Andreae
Michael L. Bender


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


Tuija Pulkkinen (Chair)
Francois Raulin
Janet Luhmann
Pascale Ehrenfreund
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
Maja Sojtaric
Roland Pease


Katia and Maurice Krafft Award

Geoscience outreach and engagement

Andreas Lang (Chair)
Annie Ockelford
Anouk Beniest
Rhian H. Meara


Union Service Award

Outstanding services for the Union

Helen M. Glaves (Chair)
Members of the Council

Division medals

Augustus Love Medal

Geodynamics

Paul Tackley (Chair)
Anne Davaille
Edgar M. Parmentier
Harro Schmeling
Irina M. Artemieva


Hitoshi Kawakatsu (Chair)
Barbara Romanowicz
Haruo Sato
Malcolm Sambridge
Paul Martin Mai


Christiaan Huygens Medal

Geosciences Instrumentation and Data Systems

Susana Barbosa (Chair)
Jothiram Vivekanandan
Lev Eppelbaum
Raffaele Persico
R. Giles Harrison


David Bates Medal

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

Sushil Atreya (Chair)
Agustín Sánchez-Lavega
Bruno Bézard
Jessica Flahaut
Tim Van Hoolst


Fridtjof Nansen Medal

Ocean Sciences

Stephen M. Griffies (Chair)
Anne Marie Tréguier
Jan Zika
Marilaure Gregoire
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


Hans Oeschger Medal

Climate: Past, Present & Future

Gabriele Hegerl (Chair)
Edward Brook
Hubertus Fischer
Kim Cobb
Sonia I. Seneviratne


Henry Darcy Medal

Hydrological Sciences

Elena Toth (Chair)
Andreas Hartmann
Berit Arheimer
Petra Döll
Xavier Sánchez-Vila


Ian McHarg Medal

Earth and Space Science Informatics

Lesley Wyborn (Chair)
Kerstin Lehnert
Paolo Diviacco
Paolo Mazzetti
Paul Wessel
Stefano Nativi


Jean Baptiste Lamarck Medal

Stratigraphy, Sedimentology and Palaeontology

Helmut Weissert (Chair)
Andreas Strasser
Isabel Montañez
Jorijntje Henderiks
Madeleine Vickers
Michael Benton


John Dalton Medal

Hydrological Sciences

Gabriel Katul (Chair)
Amilcare Porporato
Brian Berkowitz
Günter Blöschl
Lena Tallaksen


Julia and Johannes Weertman Medal

Cryospheric Sciences

Frank Pattyn (Chair)
Andreas Kääb
Julienne Stroeve
Marie Dumont
Martyn Tranter


Julius Bartels Medal

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

Norma B. Crosby (Chair)
Georgia Tsiropoula
Masatoshi Yamauchi
Volker Bothmer
Yuri Shprits

(inactive for the 2021 call)


Lewis Fry Richardson Medal

Nonlinear Processes in Geosciences

Shaun Lovejoy (Chair)
Bérengère Dubrulle
Ekaterina Didenkulova
Timothy Palmer
Valerio Lucarini


Louis Néel Medal

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

Christopher J. Spiers (Chair)
Chris Marone
J. Michael Kosterlitz
Wen-lu Zhu


Marie Tharp Medal

Tectonics and Structural Geology

Mary Ford (Chair)
John Platt
Mathilde Cannat
R. Dietmar Müller
Serge Lallemand


Milutin Milankovic Medal

Climate: Past, Present & Future

Marie-France Loutre (Chair)
Ayako Abe-Ouchi
David Hodell
Jacques Laskar
Valérie Masson-Delmotte


Petrus Peregrinus Medal

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

Catherine Kissel (Chair)
Jonathan Aurnou
Kenneth P. Kodama
Mioara Mandea
Zhu Rixiang

(inactive for the 2021 call)


Philippe Duchaufour Medal

Soil System Sciences

Claudia Alves de Jesus-Rydin (Chair)
Claire Chenu
Donald L. Sparks
Georg Guggenberger


Plinius Medal

Natural Hazards

Jadranka Sepic (Chair)
Bruno Merz
Claire Horwell
Fausto Guzzetti
Marijan Herak


Peter van der Beek (Chair)
David Lundbek Egholm
Georgina Bennett
Joanna Bullard
Louise Slater
Tom Coulthard


Robert Wilhelm Bunsen Medal

Geochemistry, Mineralogy, Petrology & Volcanology

Mike Burton (Chair)
Andrew Putnis
Clare Warren
Daniela Rubatto
Holly J. Stein
Urs Schaltegger


Runcorn-Florensky Medal

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

Sushil Atreya (Chair)
Agustín Sánchez-Lavega
Bruno Bézard
Jessica Flahaut
Tim Van Hoolst

(inactive for the 2021 call)


Sergey Soloviev Medal

Natural Hazards

Maria-Carmen Llasat (Chair)
Giuliano Di Baldassarre
Giuseppe De Natale
John J. Clague
Maria Pregnolato


Stephan Mueller Medal

Tectonics and Structural Geology

Mary Ford (Chair)
John Platt
Mathilde Cannat
R. Dietmar Müller
Serge Lallemand


Johannes Böhm (Chair)
Christopher Jekeli
Markus Rothacher
Tonie van Dam
Willi Freeden


Vilhelm Bjerknes Medal

Atmospheric Sciences

Johannes Lelieveld (Chair)
Michael Prather
Spyros N. Pandis
Trude Storelvmo


Gerd Gleixner (Chair)
Pierre Friedlingstein
Stephanie Henson
Susan E. Trumbore