Accepting nominations for Natural Hazards Focus Group awards 2016

Once again, it is time to nominate your deserving colleagues for AGU Honors. Natural Hazards (NH) Focus Group awards include the following:


The Gilbert F. White Distinguished Lecture honors the life and work of AGU Fellow and geoscientist Gilbert F. White. White was internationally known for his significant contributions to natural hazards research, particularly flooding, and the importance of sound water management in contemporary society. The White lecturer is selected in recognition of original contributions to the basic knowledge of natural hazards and/or disaster risks. For more details about the nomination requirements, visit the Natural Hazards Focus Group website. Nominations for the White Lecture are accepted and can be submitted to the committee chair,Ramesh Singh (Deadline: 15 April 2016).


The Natural Hazards Focus Group Award for Graduate Research is given annually to one or more promising young scientists engaged in studies of natural hazards and risks. The award is given in recognition of outstanding contributions achieved during Ph.D. research. The primary criterion for evaluation is the impact (or potential impact) of the research on the field of natural hazards. Eligible candidates are (1) current Ph.D. students (or highest equivalent terminal degree) or (2) individuals who have completed the degree requirements for a Ph.D. or highest equivalent terminal degree up to 12 months prior to the nomination deadline (15 April 2016). Nominations can be submitted online.
We also encourage you to nominate deserving NH community members for Union Honors. (Deadline: 15 March 2016):
To learn more about AGU’s awards and honors, please see the AGU Honors home page.

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