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2013 GSA Division primary Award Recipients

GSA Division   Award Name
Current
GSA Awards
Division and
Section Awards

Citations & Responses

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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
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

top2013 Rip Rapp Archaeological Geology Award

William I. Woods William I. Woods
University of Kansas

Citation by William Doolittle
View Citation & Response ]

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

top2013 Gilbert H. Cady Award

Fariborz Goodarzi Fariborz Goodarzi
University of Calgary

Citation by Thomas Gentzis
View Citation & Response ]

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

top2013 E.B. Burwell, Jr., Award

Luis Gonzalez de Vallejo Mercedes Ferrer

for:
2011, Geological Engineering: Taylor & Francis Publishers, 700 p.

 

Citation by Paul M. Santi
View Citation & Response ]

 

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

Luis Gonzalez de Vallejo
Universidad Complutense
de Madrid

Mercedes Ferrer
Geological Survey
of Spain

top2013 Outstanding Contributions in Geoinformatics

Clifford A. Jacobs Clifford A. Jacobs
National Science Foundation

Citation by Tim Killeen and Lee Allison
View Citation & Response ]

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

top2013 George P. Woollard Award

Peter Bird Peter Bird
University of California at Los Angeles (emeritus)

Citation by Eugene D. Humphries
View Citation & Response ]

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

top2013 Biggs Award for Excellence in Earth Science Teaching

John G. Van Hoesen John G. Van Hoesen
Green Mountain College

Citation by James Harding
View Citation & Response ]

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

top2013 Mary C. Rabbitt History and Philosophy of Geology Award

Leonard Gilchrist Wilson Leonard Gilchrist Wilson
University of Minnesota (emeritus)

Citation by Robert H. Dott
View Citation & Response ]

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

top2013 O.E. Meinzer Award

Chunmiao Zheng Chunmiao Zheng
University of Alabama

Citation by Mary P. Anderson
View Citation & Response ]

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

top2013 International Section Distinguished Career Award

B. Clark Burchfiel B. Clark Burchfiel
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Citation by An Yin
View Citation & Response ]

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

top2013 Israel C. Russell Award

Kevin M. Bohacs Kevin M. Bohacs
ExxonMobil Upstream Research Co.

Citation by Elizabeth H. Gierlowski-Kordesch
View Citation & Response ]

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

top2013 Distinguished Geologic Career Award (MGPV Division)

Gerhard Wörner Gerhard Wörner
Georg August Universität Göttingen

Citation by Russell S. Harmon
View Citation & Response ]

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

top2013 G. K. Gilbert Award

Alan D. Howard Alan D. Howard
University of Virginia

Citation by William E. Dietrich
View Citation & Response ]

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

top2013 Kirk Bryan Award

P.K. House P.A. Pearthree M.E. Perkins

for:
2008, Stratigraphic evidence for the role of lake spillover in the inception of the lower Colorado River in southern Nevada and western Arizona, in Reheis, M.C., Hershler, R., and Miller, D.M., eds., Late Cenozoic Drainage History of the Southwestern Great Basin and Lower Colorado River Region: Geologic and Biotic Perspectives: GSA Special Paper 439, p. 335–354.

 

Citation by Gordon E. Grant and Jim O’Connor
View Citation & Responses ]

P.K. House
Nevada Bureau of
Mines and Geology

P.A. Pearthree
Arizona
Geological Survey

M.E. Perkins
University of Utah

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

top2013 Laurence L. Sloss Award

Fred Read J. Fred Read
Virginia Tech (emeritus)

Citation by John P. Grotzinger and Isabel P. Montanez
View Citation & Response ]

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

top2013 Structural Geology & Tectonics Career Contribution Award

Peter J. Hudleston Peter J. Hudleston
University of Minnesota

Citation by Basil Tikoff
View Response ]

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

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