GSA International


Honorary Fellow | Distinguished Career

Deadline for Award Nominations: 1 March

Distinguished Career Award

Current Recipient
No award for 2015

The Distinguished Career Award will be given to a geologist who has made numerous, distinguished, and significant contributions that have clearly advanced the international geological sciences through service and or scientific activities. The award will consist of a plaque inscribed with the name of the recipient, the name of the award, the name of the Section, and the emblem of The Geological Society of America. The award will be presented at GSA International's annual business meeting.

Past Recipients
2015 No award given
2014 Farouk El-Baz Boston University citation/response
2013 B. Clark Burchfiel Massachusetts Institute of Technology citation/response
2010 W. Gary Ernst Stanford University (emeritus) citation/response
2009 Yildirim Dilek The Miami University citation/response
2008 Rolf Emmermann GeoForschungsZentrum, Potsdam, Germany citation/response
2007 Alan Gilbert Smith Cambridge University citation/response
2006 Eldridge M. Moores University of California, Davis citation/response
2003 John A. Reinemund USGS Chief of Internation Programs citation/response

GSA International Honorary Fellow Award

Current Recipient

GSA International's Honorary Fellowship is presented to an international geoscientist who has distinguished him- or herself in geoscience investigations, promoting environmental awareness, linking science and society, providing notable service to implementing public policy in natural resource managements, or otherwise making outstanding contributions to science. The inaugural award was presented at GSA International’s reception at the 2012 GSA Annual Meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.

Past Recipients
2015 Manfred Strecker Universität Potsdam Germany
Brian Fred Windley University of Leicester United Kingdom
2014 Shigenori Maruyama Tokyo Institute of Technology Japan
2013 Shuwen Dong Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences China
2012 Sospeter Mwijarubi Muhongo University of Dar Es Salaam Tanzania