Peer nomination required
Recognizing Outstanding Contributions to Natural Hazards Research
The Natural Hazards Section Award for Graduate Research is presented annually to one or more promising young scientists studying natural hazards and risks. The honor recognizes outstanding contributions to natural hazards research and is judged based impact or potential impact to the field. Honorees must be current Ph.D. students or no more than 12 months beyond the completion of their degree.
- A $500 prize
- Award certificate
- Recognition in Eos
- Recognition at AGU's annual meeting during the award presentation year
- An invitation to present a talk at the meeting during the award presentation year
About the Natural Hazards Section
The Natural Hazards Section fosters a focus within AGU on studies of geophysical hazards, including droughts, earthquakes, fires, flooding, heat waves, landslides, space weather, storms, tsunamis, volcanoes, impact by near-Earth objects, and related events.
- an active AGU member
- currently enrolled in a Ph.D. program or no more than 12 months post-degree by the nomination deadline
- engaged in the study of natural hazards and risks