Cesare Emiliani Lecture
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Career Stage
Early Career
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Award Type
Section Lectures
Of Note
Invitation to present at annual meeting;
Peer nomination required
Submission Window
17 January - 27 March
Established 1999

Recognizing Contributions to Paleoclimatology and Paleoceanography

The Cesare Emiliani Lecture is presented annually and recognizes outstanding contributions to paleoclimatology and/or paleoceanography. The Emiliani Lecture honors the life and work of the renowned paleoceanographer and the lecture presenter is chosen by the Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology section.

Honor Benefits
Recipients receive the following:

  • A lecture certificate
  • Recognition at AGU's annual meeting during the lecture presentation year
  • Registration to AGU's annual meeting the year the lecture is presented
  • An invitation to present the Emiliani Lecture at AGU's annual meeting during the lecture presentation year

About the Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology Section

The Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology Section focuses on understanding the past conditions and dynamics of Earth’s oceans and atmosphere and their interactions.


The nominee is not required to be an active AGU member.
Nominators are not required to hold an active AGU membership.
Multiple nominators for a single candidate are encouraged to collaborate on the nomination package.
All Parties
Must be in compliance with AGU's conflict of interest and professional conduct policies.
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