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Basis
Scientific achievement resulting in a clearer understanding of the Earth, its history or its relation to the universe.

Selection
A five-member jury, appointed by the President of Columbia University.

Protocol
The jury issues call for nominations, and nomination packets should include two letters of nomination detailing the candidate's contributions to a fuller understanding of how Earth functions, as well as a one-page biosketch and a full curriculum vitae.

 

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