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Honors & Awards

2015 GSA Division and Section primary Award Recipients

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Citations & Responses

Awardees are honored each year at the GSA Annual Meeting.

  • Citations & responses will be posted to this page in late Fall.


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
GSA 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

top2015 Rip Rapp Archaeological Geology Award

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Francis (Frank) H. Brown
University of Utah

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

top2015 Gilbert H. Cady Award

Claus Diessel
Claus Diessel
University of Newcastle, Australia

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

top2015 E.B. Burwell, Jr., Award

George R. Priest
George R. Priest

William H. Schulz
William H. Schulz

William L. Ellis
William L. Ellis

Jonathan A. Allan
Jonathan A. Allan

Alan R. Niem
Alan R. Niem

Wendy A. Niem
Wendy A. Niem

for:  Landslide stability: Role of rainfall-induced, laterally propagating, pore-pressure waves: Environmental & Engineering Geoscience,
2011, v. XVII, no. 4, p. 315335, doi: 10.2113/gseegeosci.17.4.315.

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

top2015 Outstanding Contributions in Geoinformatics

Lesley Wyborn
Lesley Wyborn
Australian National University

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

top2015 George P. Woollard Award

David Evans
David Evans
Yale University

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

top2015 Biggs Award for Excellence in Earth Science Teaching

Kyle Gray
Kyle Gray
University of Northern Iowa

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

top2015 Mary C. Rabbitt History and Philosophy of Geology Award

Léo F. Laporte
Léo F. Laporte
University of California, Santa Cruz

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

top2015 O.E. Meinzer Award

Brian Berkowitz
Brian Berkowitz
Weizmann Institute of Science

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

top2015 GSA International Distinguished Career Award


No award this year

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

top2015 Israel C. Russell Award

Andrew S. Cohen
Andrew S. Cohen
The University of Arizona

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

top2015 Distinguished Geologic Career Award (MGPV Division)

David A. Clague
David A. Clague
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute

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

top2015 G. K. Gilbert Award

Matthew P. Golombek
Matthew P. Golombek
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

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

top2015 Kirk Bryan Award

Daniel R. Muhs
Daniel R. Muhs

Kathleen R. Simmons
Kathleen R. Simmons

R. Randall Schumann
R. Randall Schumann

Lindsey T. Groves
Lindsey T. Groves

Jerry X. Mitrovica
Jerry X. Mitrovica

DeAnna Laurel
DeAnna Laurel


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

 

top 2015 Laurence L. Sloss Award

Jody Bourgeois
Jody Bourgeois
University of Washington

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

top2015 Structural Geology & Tectonics Career Contribution Award

Tanya Atwater
Tanya Atwater
University of California, Santa Barbara

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

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