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Past Recipients
     
2004  

Sir Nicholas Shackleton, Climate Change, Great Britain

W. Richard Peltier, Climate Change, Canada

     
2000  

W. Jason Morgan, Seafloor Spreading, Plate Tectonics and Mantle Convection, USA

Walter C. Pitman III, Plate Tectonic Theory, Theoretical Geomorphology and Tectonics, USA

Lynn R. Sykes, Earthquake Forecasting and Prediction, Seismological Verification of Underground Nuclear Test-ban Treaties, USA

     
1996  

Robert E. Dickinson, Atmospheric Sciences, Climate Modeling, Climate-Biosphere Interactions, USA
John Imbrie, Sedimentary Records, Orbital Variations, Climate Change, USA

     
1993   Walter Munk, Geophysics, USA
     
1987  

Wallace S. Broecker, Geochemistry, USA
Harmon Craig, Geochemistry and Oceanography, USA

     
1981   Marion King Hubbert, Geophysics and Geology, USA
     
1978   J. Tuzo Wilson, Geology, Canada
     
1974   Chaim Leib Pekeris, Mathematical Methods Applied to Earth's Interior, Israel
     
1973   William A. Fowler, Astrophysics, USA
     
1970   Allan V. Cox, Paleomagnetism, USA

Richard R. Doell
, Paleomagnetism, USA

S. Keith Runcorn, Paleomagnetism, Great Britain
     
1968   Francis Birch, Physical Properties of Rocks, USA

Sir Edward Bullard
, Interior of the Earth, Magnetism, Great Britain
     
1966   Jan Hendrik Oort, Astrophysics, Holland
     
1964   Pentti Eelis Eskola, Chemistry of Rocks, Finland

Arthur Holmes, Geology, Great Britain
     
1962   Sir Harold Jeffreys, Mathematical Methods Applied to the Study of the Interior of the Earth, Great Britain

Felix Andries Vening Meinesz
, Gravity and the Interior of the Earth, Holland
     
1960   W. Maurice Ewing, Geophysics, Seismology, Study of the Ocean Bottom, USA

 

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