Peer nomination required
Recognizing Groundbreaking Research or Leadership in Global Environmental Change
The Bert Bolin Award and Lecture is presented annually and recognizes ground breaking research or leadership in global environmental change through cross-disciplinary, interdisciplinary, and trans-disciplinary research in the past 10 years. It is named to honor the work and life of Bert Rickard Johannes Bolin, a Swedish meteorologist who served as the first chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. The winner of the Bert Bolin Award gives the Bert Bolin Lecture each year.
- Award and lecture certificate
- An invitation to present the Bert Bolin Lecture at AGU's annual meeting the year the honor is awarded
- Recognition at AGU's annual meeting the year the honor is awarded
- Ticket to the Global Environmental Change dinner the year the honor is awarded
About the Global Environmental Change Section
Global Environmental Change addresses large-scale chemical, biological, geological, and physical perturbations of the Earth’s surface, ocean, land surface, and hydrologic cycle with special attention to time scales of decades to centuries, to human-caused perturbations and their impacts on society.
- an active AGU member
- affiliated with the Global Environmental Change section
- a mid-career or experienced scientist a minimum of 10 years out from receiving their Ph.D. or highest terminal degree