Stephen Schneider Lecture
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Section Award
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Invitation to present at annual meeting;
Peer nomination required
Submission Window
17 January - 27 March

Recognizing Outstanding Contributions Toward the Science and Communication of Global Environmental Change

The Stephen Schneider Lecture is presented annually and recognizes outstanding scientific accomplishments in global environmental change and in communicating scientific results to the public. The lecture honors the life and work of climatologist Stephen Schneider, an extremely influential scientist who received extensive recognition for his research, policy and outreach efforts related to climate change.

Honor Benefits
Recipients receive the following:

  • A lecture certificate
  • Recognition in Eos
  • Recognition at AGU's annual meeting the year the honor is awarded
  • An invitation to present at AGU's annual meeting 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.


The nominee is not required to be an AGU member.
Nominators are not required to be active AGU members.
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