Donald L. Turcotte Award

Basic Information

The Donald L. Turcotte Award is given annually to one honoree in recognition of outstanding dissertation research that contributes directly to nonlinear geophysics. The Turcotte awardee is required to deliver an invited talk on his/her dissertation topic at the AGU Fall Meeting.

Eligible candidates 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 2016–15 April 2017).

Primary criteria for evaluation is the impact or potential impact of the research on the field of nonlinear geophysics.

CITATION/SCOPE STATEMENT

For outstanding dissertation research that contributes directly to nonlinear geophysics.

AWARD INCLUDES

  • $200 monetary prize
  • Award certificate
  • Announcement in Eos
  • Invitation to present a talk on the dissertation topic at the AGU Fall Meeting during the award presentation year
  • Recognition at the AGU Fall Meeting during the award presentation year

FREQUENCY: Presented annually.

CAREER LEVEL: Early Career, Postdoctoral