AGU Awards and Fellows


American Geophysical Union

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Award Details

The American Geophysical Union (AGU) has a variety of honors that recognize individuals, a group, or team who have made outstanding contributions to Earth and space sciences: 

  • Union Awards and Prizes recognize work that demonstrates excellence in scientific research, education, communication, and outreach. Union Medals recognize individuals for their scientific body of work and sustained impact within the Earth and space sciences community.
  • Section Awards recognize outstanding work within a scientific field. (Deadline: March 27)
  • Hydrology Section Awards and Lectures recognize outstanding work within the hydrology field.
  • The Union Fellows Program recognizes AGU members who have made exceptional contributions to Earth and space sciences through a breakthrough, discovery, innovation, or sustained scientific impact in their field. (Deadline: March 27)

Previous Award Winners


  • Sean Michaletz, Global Environmental Change Early Career Award (Botany)

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