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Honors & Awards

2015 GSA Division and Section primary Award Recipients

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Citations & Responses

  • View individually (link beside photos below).
  • Awardees are honored each year at the GSA Annual Meeting.


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

Francis (Frank) H. Brown Francis (Frank) H. Brown
University of Utah

Citation by Thure Cerling and Richard Klein
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About the Award | Past Recipients (click on "Awards")
Visit the Archaeological Geology Division Web site

top2015 Gilbert H. Cady Award

Claus F.K. Diessel Claus F.K. Diessel
University of Newcastle, Australia

Citation by Colin R. Ward
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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.

Citation by Abdul Shakoor
View Citation & Response ]

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

Citation by Lee Allison
View Citation & Response ]

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

top2015 George P. Woollard Award

David Evans David Evans
Yale University

Citation by Samantha Hansen and Joseph L. Kirschvink
View Citation & Response ]

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

Citation by James C. Walters
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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

Citation by Stephen M. Rowland
View Citation & Response ]

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

Citation by Leonard F. Konikow
View Citation & Response ]

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

Citation by Lisa Park Boush
View Citation & Response ]

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

Citation by Wendy Bohrson and Jackie Dixon
View Citation & Response ]

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

Citation by Hap McSween
View Citation & Response ]

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

for: Sea-level history during the Last Interglacial complex on San Nicolas Island, California: implications for glacial isostatic adjustment processes, paleozoogeography and tectonics. 2012. Quaternary Science Reviews 37, 1-25. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2012.01.010

Citation by Margaret E. Berry
View Citation & Response

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

Citation by Charlotte Schreiber, Brian Atwater, and Lonnie Leithold
View Citation & Response ]

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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