IUGG Gold Medalists 2015 – 2023
The Gold Medal is the highest honor of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics, established in 2013 to award Earth and space scientists for outstanding contributions to geodesy and geophysics and for unselfish international cooperation in research. The Medal is presented at the IUGG General Assembly following the award’s announcement. The Awardee is bestowed the Medal, a Medal certificate and an Honorary Membership (Fellowship) of IUGG. Details on the award can be found here.
The 2023 IUGG Gold Medal is awarded to:
for her leading role in deep ice core climate-record projects, unravelling isotope deposition on polar snow, and for her outstanding contributions to increasing society’s awareness of climate change.
The 2019 IUGG Gold Medal is awarded to:
William Richard Peltier
for his scientific contributions that have been pioneering and profound in deep earth physics and climate system processes, and for his unselfish contributions to international scientific collaboration.
The 2015 IUGG Gold Medal is awarded to:
Sir Brian J. Hoskins
for his scientific contributions that have been pioneering and profound in almost all aspects of the atmospheric and climatological sciences, with strong linkages to IUGG and ist Associations.