Peer nomination OR self-nomination permitted
Recognizing Exceptional Efforts on Behalf of AGU’s Publications Program
The William Kaula Award is given biennially in even number years in recognition of unselfish service to the scientific community through extraordinary dedication to, and exceptional efforts on behalf of AGU’s publications program.
Established in 2003, this award was named in honor of William Kaula, who served as editor of Reviews of Geophysics and JGR-Solid Earth. Kaula helped establish higher standards for AGU journals and led the development of policies and practices during his tenure on the Publications Committee. He also mentored early-career scientists serving as journal editors and associate editors.
- A $1,000 prize
- An engraved award
- Recognition at AGU's annual meeting the year the honor is awarded
- Two tickets to the Honors Banquet at AGU's annual meeting the year the honor is award
Criteria for a Successful Nomination
- The quality and impact of the nominee’s work on their field.
- The extent to which the nominee’s work reaches a broad or traditionally underrepresented audience.
- The originality/innovative nature of the nominee’s work.