Past Vetlesen Laureates

2015

2013

 

 

Stephen Sparks, Volcanologist, Great Britain

Susan Solomon, Atmospheric Chemist, USA

Jean Jouzel, Glaciologist, France

 
 
 
2008
 
Walter Alvarez, Geologist, USA
 
 
 
2004
 
       
W. Richard Peltier, Physicist, Canada
 
Sir Nicholas Shackleton, Geologist and Paleoclimatologist, Great Britain
 
 
 
2000
 
W. Jason Morgan, Geophysicist, USA

Walter C. Pitman III, Geophysicist, USA

Lynn R. Sykes, Geophysicist, USA

 
 
 
1996
 
Robert E. Dickinson, Meteorologist, USA

John Imbrie, Paleoceanographer, USA

 
 
 
1993
 
Walter H. Munk, Physical Oceanographer, USA
 
 
 
1987
 
Wallace S. Broecker, Geochronologist and Chemical Oceanographer, USA
Harmon Craig, Geochemist, USA
 
 
 
1981
 
M. King Hubbert, Geophysicist, USA
 
 
 
1978
 
J. Tuzo Wilson, Geophysicist, Canada
 
 
 
1974
 
Chaim L. Pekeris, Geophysicist and Mathematician, Israel
 
 
 
1973
 
William A. Fowler, Astrophysicist, USA
 
 
 
1970
 
Allan V. Cox, Geophysicist, USA

Richard R. Doell, Geophysicist, USA

S. Keith Runcorn, Geophysicist, Great Britain

 
 
 
1968
 
Francis Birch, Geophysicist, USA

Sir Edward C. Bullard, Geophysicist, Great Britain

 
 
 
1966
 
Jan Hendrik Oort, Astronomer, Netherlands
 
 
 
1964
 
Pentti E. Eskola, Geologist, Finland

Arthur Holmes, Geologist, Great Britain

 
 
 
1962
 
Sir Harold Jeffreys, Geophysicist and Mathematician, Great Britain

Felix Andries Vening Meinesz, Geophysicist and Geodesist, Netherlands

 
 
 
1960
 
W. Maurice Ewing, Geophysicist and Oceanographer, USA