Honors Program

AGU, the Honors and Recognition Committee, and the Union Fellows Committee are pleased to announce:

2018 Class of Fellows
2018 Section Award and Lecture Honorees


Honors Program

For nearly eighty years, AGU has recognized individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the advancement of the Earth and space sciences, to the service of the community, and public outreach. Please take this opportunity to recognize a colleague, mentor, peer, or student for their achievements and contributions to the Earth and space sciences in the following categories:

  • Union Medals: The highest honors bestowed by AGU, which recognize individuals for their scientific body of work as well as their sustained impact within the Earth and space sciences community.
  • Union Fellows: Attain scientific eminence in the Earth and space sciences through achievements in research.
  • Union Awards and Prizes: Recognize individuals who have demonstrated excellence in scientific research, education, communication, and outreach.
  • Section Awards and Lectures: Recognize outstanding work within a scientific field with nearly 30 named lecture presentations and 40 awards and prizes.