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The Space Physics & Aeronomy Richard Carrington (SPARC) Education & Public Outreach Award is presented annually to a senior scientist for significant impact on the public’s understanding of space physics and aeronomy through their education or outreach activities. It is named for Richard Carrington, an English amateur astronomer who was the first person to observe a large solar flare in 1859. Recipients of the SPARC Award exhibit go above and beyond their job title in their education and outreach endeavors.
AGU is proud to recognize our section honorees. Recipients of the SPARC Award will receive the following benefits with the honor:
To better understand eligibility for nominators, supporters and Space Physics & Aeronomy Richard Carrington (SPARC) Education & Public Outreach Award Award Committee members, review AGU’s Honors Conflict of Interest Policy.
The following relationships need to be identified and communicated to the Award Committee but will not disqualify individuals from participating in the nomination or committee review process. These apply to committee members, nominators, and supporters:
Your nomination package must contain all of the following files, which should be no more than two pages in length per document. Watch our tutorial on successfully submitting a nomination package or read our guide.
Year of honor
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