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Seismic Sensors in Orbit
The Rachel Carson Lecture is presented annually and recognizes cutting-edge work in ocean science research by a woman scientist. Named in honor of the life and work of marine biologist, Rachel Louise Carson, this lecture is presented by a scientist whose work in the field of ocean science is particularly relevant to current societal concerns.
The Carson Lecture is presented at the Ocean Sciences section luncheon during the AGU Fall Meeting.
AGU is proud to recognize our section honorees. Recipients of the Rachel Carson Lecture will receive the following benefits with the honor:
Recognition in Eos
Recognition at the AGU Fall Meeting during the lecture presentation year
Travel assistance to the AGU Fall Meeting during the presentation year including airfare, meeting registration, and a two-night hotel stay
An invitation to present the Carson Lecture at the AGU Fall Meeting during the lecture presentation year
Complimentary ticket to the Ocean Sciences section luncheon at the AGU Fall Meeting during the lecture presentation year
To better understand eligibility for nominators, supporters and Ocean Sciences Honors Committee members, review AGU’s Honors Conflict of Interest Policy.
The following relationships need to be identified and communicated to the Lecture Committee but will not disqualify individuals from participating in the nomination or committee review process. These apply to committee members, nominators, and supporters:
Individuals with the following relationships are disqualified from participating in the lecture nomination process as a nominator or supporter:
Named section lectures are not required to follow a nomination cycle process (i.e. submit a nomination package). Sections have the flexibility to adopt the process thatwill best serve their communities in seeking lecture recipients. serve their communities in seeking lecture recipients.
Your nomination package must contain the following files, which should be no more than two pages in length per document.
Nominations are now closed. The 2021 Nominations for all AGU honors will open on Thursday 15 October 2020.
Year of honor
Mary Jane Perry
M. Pilar Cornejo R. de Grunauer
Cindy Van Dover
Director, Engagement and Membership
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Program Manager, Honors
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Program Specialist, Section Awards and Lectures
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