Natural Hazards Focus Group Award for Graduate Research

Basic Information

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 their Ph.D. (or highest equivalent terminal degree) research. Primary criteria for evaluation is 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.

CITATION/SCOPE STATEMENT

For outstanding contributions to natural hazards research by a young scientist.

AWARD INCLUDES

  • $500 monetary prize
  • Award certificate
  • Announcement in Eos
  • Invitation to present a talk 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