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2016 GSA Division primary Award Recipients

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  • 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
Energy 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

top2016 Rip Rapp Archaeological Geology Award

Daniel H. Sandweiss
Daniel H. Sandweiss
University of Maine

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

top2016 Gilbert H. Cady Award

Robert A. Gastaldo
Robert A. Gastaldo
Colby College

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

top2016 E.B. Burwell, Jr., Award

J.R. Keaton J.R. Keaton
along with: Wartman, J., Anderson, S., Benoit, J., de LaChapelle, J., Gilbert, R. and Montgomery, D.R.

for: "The 22 March 2014 Oso Landslide, Snohomish County, Washington: Geotechnical Extreme Events Reconnaissance" Sponsored by the National Science Foundation, July 22, 2014, 186 p.

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

top2016 Outstanding Contributions in Geoinformatics

Betty Adrian
Betty Adrian
U.S. Geological Survey, Denver

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

top2016 George P. Woollard Award

William J. “Bill” Hinze
William J. “Bill” Hinze
Professor Emeritus Purdue University

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

top2016 Biggs Award for Excellence in Earth Science Teaching

Joshua Villalobos
Joshua Villalobos
El Paso Community College

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

top2016 Mary C. Rabbitt History and Philosophy of Geology Award

Mott Greene
Mott Greene
University of Washington

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

top2016 O.E. Meinzer Award

Andy Fisher
Andy Fisher
University of California, Santa Cruz

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

top2016 GSA International Distinguished Career Award


No award this year

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

top2016 Israel C. Russell Award

Alan R. Carroll
Alan R. Carroll
University of Wisconsin–Madison

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

top2016 Distinguished Geologic Career Award (MGPV Division)

Donald A. Swanson
Donald A. Swanson
U.S. Geological Survey, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory

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

top2016 G. K. Gilbert Award

M. Darby Dyar
M. Darby Dyar
Mount Holyoke College

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

top2016 Kirk Bryan Award

C. Goldfinger C. Goldfinger
along with: Nelson, C.H., Morey, A.E., Johnson, J.E., Patton, J.R., Karabanov, E., Gutiérrez-Pastor, J., Eriksson, A.T., Gràcia, E., Dunhill, G., Enkin, R.J., Dallimore, A., and Vallier, T.

for: 2012, Turbidite event history—Methods and implications for Holocene paleoseismicity of the Cascadia subduction zone: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1661–F: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, 170 p.

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

 

top2016 Laurence L. Sloss Award

Tim Lowenstein
Tim Lowenstein
State University of New York at Binghamton

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

top2016 Structural Geology & Tectonics Career Contribution Award

David Pollard
David Pollard
Stanford University

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

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