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Honors & Awards

2014 GSA Division and Section primary Award Recipients

GSA Division   Award Name
Current
GSA Awards
Division and
Section Awards

Citations & Responses

Awardees are honored each year at the GSA Annual Meeting.

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Past Recipients

To view Citations & Responses from past years, visit the links below.

Archaeological Geology Rip Rapp Archaeological Geology Award
Coal Geology Gilbert H. Cady Award
Engineering Geology E.B. Burwell, Jr., Award
Geoinformatics Outstanding Contributions 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 Section 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

top2014 Rip Rapp Archaeological Geology Award

William R. Dickinson William R. Dickinson
University of Arizona, Tucson

Citation by David Killick
View Citation & Response ]

About the Award | Past Recipients (click on "Awards")
Visit the Archaeological Geology Division Web site

top2014 Gilbert H. Cady Award

Jack PashinJack Pashin
Oklahoma State University

Citation by Jingle Ruppert
View Citation & Response ]

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

top2014 E.B. Burwell, Jr., Award

A. Keith Turner Robert L. Schuster

for:
2012, Rockfall; Characterization and Control: Transportation Research Board, National Academy Press

 

Citation by James P. McCalpin
View Citation & Response ]

 

About the Award | Past Recipients   (click on Awards > E.B. Burwell)
Visit the Environmental and Engineering Geology Division Web site

A. Keith Turner
Colorado School Mines

Robert L. Schuster
Retired

top2014 Outstanding Contributions in Geoinformatics

Ian Jackson Ian Jackson
formerly British Geological Survey

Citation by Lee Allison
View Citation & Response ]

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

top2014 George P. Woollard Award

Joe Kirschvink Joe Kirschvink
California Institute of Technology

Citation by Benjamin Weiss and Francis Macdonald
View Citation & Response ]

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

top2014 Biggs Award for Excellence in Earth Science Teaching

Callan Bentley Callan Bentley
Northern Virginia Community College

Citation by Heather Macdonald and Robert Blodgett
View Citation & Response ]

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

top2014 Mary C. Rabbitt History and Philosophy of Geology Award

Henry Robert Frankel Henry Robert Frankel
University of Missouri - Kansas City

Citation by Alan Leviton and Michele Aldrich
View Citation & Response ]

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

top2014 O.E. Meinzer Award

Charles F. Harvey Charles F. Harvey
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Citation by Roger Daniel Beckie
View Citation & Response ]

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

top2014 International Section Distinguished Career Award

Farouk El-Baz Farouk El-Baz
Boston University

Citation by Nazrul Khandaker
View Citation & Response ]

About the Award | Past Recipients
Visit the International Section Web site

top2014 Israel C. Russell Award

Robin W. Renaut Robin W. Renaut
University of Saskatchewan

Citation by Gail M. Ashley
View Citation & Response ]

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

top2014 Distinguished Geologic Career Award (MGPV Division)

Frederick A. Frey Frederick A. Frey
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Citation by J Michael Rhodes
View Citation & Response ]

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

top2014 G. K. Gilbert Award

Bill McKinnon Bill McKinnon
Washington University in St Louis

Citation by Jay Melosh
View Citation ]

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

top2014 Kirk Bryan Award

John C. Ridge

John C. Ridge
Tufts University

with Greg Balco, Berkeley Geochronology Center; Robert L. Bayless, Arizona State University; Catherine C. Beck, Rutgers University; Laura B. Carter, Rice University; Jody L. Dean, The Vitality Group Inc.; Emily B. Voytek, USGS; Jeremy H. Wei, Stanford University

for…   2012. The new North American varve chronology: a precise record of southeastern Laurentide Ice Sheet deglaciation and climate, 18.2-12.5 kyr BP, and correlations with Greenland ice core records, American Journal of Science 312:685-722.

Citation by Gail M. Ashley
View Citation & Response

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

 

toptop2014 Laurence L. Sloss Award

Chris Paola Chris Paola
University of Minnesota

Citation by David Mohrig

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

top2014 Structural Geology & Tectonics Career Contribution Award

Darrel Cowan Darrel Cowan
University of Washington

Citation by Terry Pavlis
View Citation & Response ]

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

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