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Charles A. Whitten Medal

For outstanding achievement in research on the form and dynamics of the Earth and planets.


Devendra Lal Memorial Medal

In recognition of outstanding Earth and/or space sciences research by a scientist belonging to and working in a developing nation.


Harry H. Hess Medal

For outstanding achievements in research on the constitution and evolution of the Earth and other planets.


Inge Lehmann Medal

For outstanding contributions to the understanding of the structure, composition, and dynamics of the Earth's mantle and core.


James B. Macelwane Medal

For significant contributions to the geophysical sciences by an outstanding early career scientist.


John Adam Fleming Medal

For original research and technical leadership in geomagnetism, atmospheric electricity, aeronomy, space physics, and/or related sciences.


Maurice Ewing Medal

For significant contributions to the ocean sciences.


Robert E. Horton Medal

For outstanding contributions to hydrology.


Roger Revelle Medal

For outstanding contributions in atmospheric sciences, atmosphere-ocean coupling, atmosphere-land coupling, biogeochemical cycles, climate or related aspects of the Earth system.



Walter H. Bucher Medal

For original contributions to the basic knowledge of the crust and lithosphere of Earth and/or other planetary bodies.


William Bowie Medal

For outstanding contributions to fundamental geophysics and for demonstrated unselfish cooperation in research.