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2011 GSA Division Named Award Recipients

GSA Division   Award Name

Citations & Responses

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Awardees are honored each year at the GSA Presidential Address & Awards Ceremony at the GSA Annual Meeting.


Past Recipients

Archaeological Geology Rip Rapp Archaeological Geology Award
Coal Geology Gilbert H. Cady Award
Engineering Geology E.B. Burwell, Jr., Award
Geophysics George P. Woollard Award
Geoscience Education Biggs Earth Science Teaching Award
History and Philosophy of Geology Mary C. Rabbitt History of Geology Award
Hydrogeology O. E. Meinzer Award
International Distinguished Career Award
Limnogeology Israel C. Russell Award
Mineralogy, Geochemistry, Petrology, and Volcanology Distinguished Geologic Career Award
Planetary Geology G. K. Gilbert Award
Quaternary Geology & Geomorphology Kirk Bryan Award for Research Excellence
Sedimentary Geology Laurence L. Sloss Award
Structural Geology & Tectonics Career Contribution Award

top2011 Rip Rapp Archaeological Geology Award

Don G. Wyckoff Don G. Wyckoff
Oklahoma Museum of Natural History

Citation by Jesse A.M. Ballenger and Stance Hurst
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About the Award | Past Recipients (click on "Awards")
Visit the Archaeological Geology Division Web site

top2011 Gilbert H. Cady Award

William A. DiMichele William A. DiMichele
Smithsonian Institute

Citation by W. John Nelson and Howard Falcon-Lang
View Citation & Response ]

About the Award | Past Recipients
Visit the Coal Geology Division Web site

top2011 E.B. Burwell, Jr., Award

Lynn Highland Peter Bobrowsky

Citation by David H. Huntley
View Citation & Response ]


for
The Landslide Handbook: a guide to understanding landslides
(2008); USGS Circular 1325

 

Visit the Environmental and Engineering Geology Division Web site

About the Award | Past Recipients
(click on Awards > E.B. Burwell)

 

 

Lynn Highland
U.S. Geological
Survey - Denver

Peter T. Bobrowsky
Geological Survey of Canada

top2011 George P. Woollard Award

Leigh H. Royden Leigh H. Royden
Massachusetts Institute Technology

Citation by Walter D. Mooney
View Citation & Response ]

About the Award | Past Recipients
Visit the Geophysics Geology Division Web site

top2011 Biggs Award for Excellence in Earth Science Teaching

Natalie Bursztyn Natalie Bursztyn
Bakersfield College

Citation by Eric Hiatt
View Citation & Response ]

About the Award | Past Recipients
Visit the Geoscience Education Division Web site

top2011 Mary C. Rabbitt History and Philosophy of Geology Award

Sally Newcomb Sally Newcomb
Silver Springs, Maryland

Citation by Sandra Herbert
View Citation & Response ]

About the Award | Past Recipients
Visit the History and Philosophy of Geology Division Web site

top2011 O.E. Meinzer Award

Graham E. Fogg Graham E. Fogg
University of California, Davis

Citation by Christopher T. Green and Edward A. Sudicky
View Citation & Response ]

About the Award | Past Recipients
Visit the Hydrogeology Division Web site

top2011 International Section Distinguished Career Award

No award for 2011

About the Award | Past Recipients

top2011 Israel C. Russell Award

W. Berry Lyons W. Berry Lyons
Ohio State University Columbus

Citation by Scott W. Tyler
View Citation & Response ]

About the Award and How to Nominate
Visit the Limnogeology Division Web site

top2011 Distinguished Geologic Career Award (MGPV Division)

John M. Ferry John M. Ferry
Johns Hopkins University

Citation by Sarah C. Penniston-Dorland
View Citation & Response ]

About the Award | Past Recipients
Visit the Mineralogy, Geochemistry, Petrology, and Volcanology (MGPV) Division Web site

top2011 G. K. Gilbert Award

Steven W. Squyres Steven W. Squyres
Cornell University

Citation by Laurence A. Soderblom
View Citation & Response ]

About the Award | Past Recipients
Visit the Planetary Division Web site

top2011 Kirk Bryan Award

Robert C. Walter Dorothy J. Merritts

Citation by Ellen E. Wohl
View Citation & Responses ]


for
“Natural Streams and the Legacy of Water-Powered Mills”
Science, v. 319, p. 299-304.

 

About the Award | Past Recipients
(click on Awards > Kirk Bryan > Past Recipients)
Visit the Quaternary Geology & Geomorphology Division Web site

Robert C. Walter

Dorothy J. Merritts

Franklin and Marshall College

top2011 Laurence L. Sloss Award

John P. Grotzinger John P. Grotzinger
California Institute of Technology

Citation by Andrew H. Knoll
View Citation & Response ]

About the Award | Past Recipients
Visit the Sedimentary Geology Division Web site

top2011 Structural Geology & Tectonics Career Contribution Award

Richard H. Sibson Richard H. Sibson
University of Otago, New Zealand

Citation by Barbara E. John
View Citation & Response ]

About the Award | Past Recipients
Visit the Structural Geology & Tectonics Division Web site

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