Peer OR self-nomination permitted
Recognizing Significant Solutions to Societal Problems Using Earth and Space Science
The Science for Solutions Award is given annually to a student or postdoctoral scientist in recognition of significant contributions in the application and use of the Earth and space science to solve societal problems.
The award was established by the generosity of Peter Schlosser, a former President of AGU’s Ocean Sciences section. The recipient receives a monetary prize to advance their studies or projects.
- A $1,000 prize
- An engraved award
- 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
- Two complimentary tickets to the Honors Banquet at AGU's annual meeting the year the honor is awarded
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.
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