William Gilbert Award

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The William Gilbert Award is presented annually by the Geomagnetism and Paleomagnetism section of the American Geophysical Union and is "in recognition of outstanding and unselfish work in magnetism of Earth materials and of the Earth and planets."[1] The awardees are chosen based on demonstrated excellence in: (1) scientific rigor, originality, and impact; (2) leadership and service to the geomagnetism and paleomagnetism research community; and/or (3) development of new cross-disciplinary research areas and methods. The award is named after William Gilbert who first proposed the concept of a geomagnetic field in De Magnete (published in 1600).

William Gilbert Award Winners

Source: AGU

Year Name
2015 Michael Jackson[2]
2014 Nicholas Swanson-Hysell[3]
2013 Catherine Constable[4]
2012 Robert E. Kopp[5]
2011 Joseph Kirschvink[6]
2010 Sabine Stanley[7]
2009 Dennis Kent[8]
2008 France Lagroix[9]
2007 Robert S. Coe[10]
2006 Richard Harrison
2005 James E. T. Channell
2004 Andrew Jackson
2003 Subir K. Banerjee