James B. Macelwane Medal

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A medal awarded annually by the American Geophysical Union to three to five early career scientists (no more than 10 years beyond having received their Ph.D.). It is named after James B. Macelwane, a Jesuit priest and one of the pioneers of seismology. The medal is regarded as the highest honor for young scientists in the field of Geological and Planetary Sciences.[1]

Medal recipients[edit]

Source: AGU

Colette Heald of MIT (2015 winner)
Year Recipient[2]
2016 Andy Hooper; Appy Sluijs; Gabriele Villarini; Maureen D. Long; Toshi Nishimura
2015 Paul Cassak; Bethany L. Ehlmann; Colette L. Heald; Matthew G. Jackson; Katharine Maher
2014 Rajdeep Dasgupta; Christian Frankenberg; J. Taylor Perron; David Shuster; Jessica Tierney
2013 Jesse Kroll; Motohiko Murakami; Sonia I. Seneviratne;
2012 David Richard Shelly; Gabriel J. Bowen; Josef Dufek;
2011 Tanja Bosak; Nicolas Dauphas; Arlene Fiore;[3] Adam Maloof;[4] Christian Schoof
2010 David B. Lobell;[5] Rosalind E. Rickaby; Jasper A. Vrugt
2009 Peter J. Huybers; Miaki Ishii; Benjamin P. Weiss
2008 James Badro; Emily E. Brodsky; Diane E. Pataki
2007 Amy C. Clement; Jeanne Hardebeck; Francis Nimmo
2006 Daniel J. Frost; Jerry Goldstein; Jun Korenaga
2005 Paul Asimow; A. Hope Jahren; James T. Randerson
2004 Robin M. Canup; Daniel Sigman; David W. J. Thompson
2003 Kurt M. Cuffey; Guido Salvucci; Lianxing Wen
2002 George Katul; John M. Eiler; Michael Manga
2001 Vassilis Angelopoulos; Daniel P. Schrag; Azadeh Tabazadeh
2000 Scott Doney ; Erik Hauri ; Quentin Williams
1999 Jeroen Tromp; Rainer Hollerbach ; Kenneth A. Farley
1998 Tuija I. Pulkkinen ; Lars P. Stixrude ;
1997 Edouard Bard; Marc Parlange; Robert van der Hilst
1996 David Bercovici ; Dara Entekhabi ; David Roy Hanson
1995 Stephen Fuselier ; Jonathan I. Lunine; Jason Phipps Morgan
1994 Jeremy Bloxham; Daniel J. Jacob ; John E. Vidale
1993 Michael Gurnis; David J. McComas ; Margaret A. Tolbert
1992 Eric Kunze; David G. Sibeck ; Terry C. Wallace
1991 Thomas A. Herring ; Roderic L. Jones ; Thorne Lay
1990 Steven M. Gorelick ; Paul Segall ; Ellen R.M. Druffel
1989 Richard G. Gordon ; Seth A. Stein ; William R. Young
1988 Douglas R. MacAyeal ; Marcia McNutt; Kevin B. Quest
1987 J. Leslie Smith ; Toshio Terasawa ; Mary Lou Zoback
1986 Bradford H. Hager ; Edward M. Stolper ; Robert A. Weller
1985 William H. Matthaeus ; Susan Solomon ; John M. Wahr
1984 Mary K. Hudson ; Raymond Jeanloz ; John H. Woodhouse
1983 William L. Chameides ; Donald J. DePaolo ; Thomas H. Jordan
1982 Rafael L. Bras ; Donald W. Forsyth; Steven C. Wofsy
1981 Ronald G. Prinn; David J. Southwood; Donald J. Weidner
1980 Lawrence Grossman ; Thomas Westfall Hill ; Norman H. Sleep
1979 Ralph J. Cicerone ; Michael C. Kelley ; R. Keith O'Nions
1978 John M. Edmond ; Thomas E. Holzer
1977 Paul G. Richards ; Ignacio Rodriguez-Iturbe; Christopher T. Russell
1976 John S. Lewis ; Kurt Lambeck; Robert L. Parker
1975 Dan McKenzie; Vytenis M. Vasyliunas ; Gerald Schubert
1974 Amos M. Nur
1973 R. Allan Freeze
1972 John Michael Wallace
1971 Carl I. Wunsch
1970 Lynn R. Sykes
1969 Richard S. Lindzen
1968 Michael B. McElroy
1967 Manik Talwani
1966 Don L. Anderson
1965 Gordon J. F. MacDonald
1964 Klaus F. Hasselmann
1963 Alexander J. Dessler
1962 James N. Brune

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "James B. Macelwane Medal". Honors program. American Geophysical Union. Retrieved 27 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "James B. Macelwane Medal: Past recipients". Honors program. American Geophysical Union. Retrieved 3 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "Arlene Fiore Wins AGU Macelwane Medal". Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences: News & Events. Columbia University. 15 July 2011. Retrieved 27 November 2013. 
  4. ^ Georgette Chalker, Georgette (11 July 2011). "Adam Maloof awarded 2011 AGU James B. Macelwane Medal". Princeton University Department of Geosciences News. Retrieved 27 November 2013. 
  5. ^ Shwartz, Mark (7 September 2010). "David Lobell wins the American Geophysical Union's Macelwane Medal". The Dish. Stanford University. Retrieved 27 November 2013.