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Nominations for honors and Fellows with the American Geophysical Union (AGU) are due April 12.

The AGU Biogeosciences Section has two Awards and a Lecture (see links below) that are all relevant for this community, and there are Union awards too. (The Hydrology, Atmospheric Sciences, and Global Change sections also have relevant awards, too. Check them out and match with the affiliation of your nominee)


Receiving an honor or becoming a Fellow gives someone a big boost in their career and lets them know that their community recognizes their contributions. Let's cast a broad net of nominations this year!

Biogeosciences Section Awards

  1. The Sulzman Award for Scientific Excellence Through Education and Mentoring
    Recognizes significant contributions as a role model and mentor for the next generation of biogeoscientists, especially those under-represented in Earth sciences.

  2. Thomas Hilker Early Career Award for Excellence in Biogeosciences
  3. Recognizes unusually creative work by an early career scientist that advances scientific understanding in the biogeosciences.

  4. William S. and Carelyn Y. Reeburgh Lecture
  5. Recognizes a scientist making significant contributions to the fields of global biogeochemistry and marine geochemistry through novel measurements.

    The Reeburgh Lecture has an easy nomination process. Email your nomination directly to the Section President (Colleen Hansel, and President-Elect (Emily Bernhardt,

Check out these NEW Union awards:

  1. The Award for Advancing Inclusive Excellence in STEM

  2. Lifetime Achievement Award for Diversity and Inclusion

  3. Eunice Newton Foote Medal for Earth-Life Science
  4. It is well worth reading about Eunice Newton Foote!