GSA Honors & Awards

2016 Rip Rapp Archaeological Geology Award

Daniel H. Sandweiss Daniel H. Sandweiss
University of Maine

Citation by Fred Andrus
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2016 Gilbert H. Cady Award

Robert A. Gastaldo Robert A. Gastaldo
Colby College

Citation by Jack C. Pashin
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2016 E.B. Burwell, Jr., Award

J.R. Keaton J.R. Keaton
along with: Wartman, J., Anderson, S., Benoit, J., de LaChapelle, J., Gilbert, R. and Montgomery, D.R.

for: "The 22 March 2014 Oso Landslide, Snohomish County, Washington: Geotechnical Extreme Events Reconnaissance" Sponsored by the National Science Foundation, July 22, 2014, 186 p.

Citation by William J. Burns
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Visit the Environmental and Engineering Geology Division Web site

2016 Outstanding Contributions in Geoinformatics

Betty Adrian Betty Adrian
U.S. Geological Survey, Denver

Citation by Denise J. Hills
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2016 George P. Woollard Award

William J. “Bill” Hinze William J. “Bill” Hinze
Professor Emeritus Purdue University

Citation by G. Randy Keller
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Visit the Geophysics Geology Division Web site

2016 Biggs Award for Excellence in Earth Science Teaching

Joshua Villalobos Joshua Villalobos
El Paso Community College

Citation by Callan Bentley
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2016 Mary C. Rabbitt History and Philosophy of Geology Award

Mott Greene Mott Greene
University of Washington

Citation by Henry Frankel
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2016 O.E. Meinzer Award

Andy Fisher Andy Fisher
University of California, Santa Cruz

Citation by Steve Ingebritsen
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Visit the Hydrogeology Division Web site

2016 GSA International Distinguished Career Award

No award this year

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2016 Israel C. Russell Award

Alan R. Carroll Alan R. Carroll
University of Wisconsin–Madison

Citation by Michael Elliot Smith
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Visit the Limnogeology Division Web site

2016 Distinguished Geologic Career Award (MGPV Division)

Donald A. Swanson Donald A. Swanson
U.S. Geological Survey, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory

Citation by Michael P. Poland And Bruce F. Houghton
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Visit the Mineralogy, Geochemistry, Petrology, and Volcanology (MGPV) Division Web site

2016 G. K. Gilbert Award

M. Darby Dyar M. Darby Dyar
Mount Holyoke College

Citation by Molly Mccanta
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Visit the Planetary Division Web site

2016 Kirk Bryan Award

C. Goldfinger C. Goldfinger
along with: Nelson, C.H., Morey, A.E., Johnson, J.E., Patton, J.R., Karabanov, E., Gutiérrez-Pastor, J., Eriksson, A.T., Gràcia, E., Dunhill, G., Enkin, R.J., Dallimore, A., and Vallier, T.

for: 2012, Turbidite event history—Methods and implications for Holocene paleoseismicity of the Cascadia subduction zone: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1661–F: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, 170 p.

Citation by Alan Nelson And Scott Burns
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Visit the Quaternary Geology & Geomorphology Division Web site

2016 Laurence L. Sloss Award

Tim Lowenstein Tim Lowenstein
State University of New York at Binghamton

Citation by Teresa Jordan
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Visit the Sedimentary Geology Division Web site

2016 Structural Geology & Tectonics Career Contribution Award

David Pollard David Pollard
Stanford University

Citation by Stephen J. Martel
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Past Recipients

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