UNION MEDALS, AWARDS AND PRIZES
James B. Macelwane Medal
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2023 RECIPIENT
Alice-Agnes Gabriel
Understanding earthquakes and quantifying seismic hazard require translating models of source processes into computer simulations and validating those simulations against data to gain confidence in the underlying model. Alice-Agnes Gabriel has emerge...
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2023 RECIPIENT
Natalya A Gomez
Natalya Gomez’s research is a testament to the power of modern, interdisciplinary Earth systems science. In her earliest work, she overturned decades of established thinking by bridging ice age sea level theory with glaciology to demonstrate that tre...
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2023 RECIPIENT
Kaiyu Guan
Dr. Guan’s research is at the frontiers of ecohydrology, remote sensing and modeling of crop production and its response to climate change. His work directly contributes to solving the grand societal challenge of increasing food production and securi...
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2023 RECIPIENT
Allison N Jaynes
Professor Allison N. Jaynes is an exceptionally talented space physicist who embodies the very qualities that the Macelwane Medal aims to recognize and honor. She is a leading scientific researcher; a passionate — and compassionate — educator; a cham...
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2023 RECIPIENT
Yuan Wang
Yuan Wang has pioneered interdisciplinary approaches that integrate numerical models with spaceborne, in situ and laboratory measurements to make breakthrough discoveries in critical scientific areas that have significant societal implications, inclu...
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2022 RECIPIENT
Jessica R Creveling
Jessica “JC” Creveling’s work reflects the power of interdisciplinary research practiced through a triptych of geology, geophysics and geochemistry. She has fundamentally deepened our understanding of critical events in Earth history through a creati...
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2022 RECIPIENT
Pierre Gentine
We are honored to introduce Professor Pierre Gentine, who received the 2022 AGU James B. Macelwane Medal for his fundamental research on land-atmosphere interactions and pioneering contributions to integrating machine learning concepts into climate m...
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2022 RECIPIENT
Lars N Hansen
Lars Hansen stands apart through his integration of field-based insights, novel experimental work, innovative microstructural analyses and application of results to investigate a wide range of geodynamic processes. The impact of his work is extraordi...
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