Francis P. Shepard Medal for Marine Geology

2017 Shepard Medal Award, L. Don Wright.
The Francis P. Shepard Medal for Marine Geology is awarded in recognition of "Excellence in Marine Geology."

 

Nominees for the medal will be persons who have a sustained record of outstanding research contributions to Marine Geology (e.g., the distribution and characterization of modern sediments, marine geomorphology, or the structure of continental margins) or to other significant aspects of Marine Geology, such as geophysics, geobiology, and geochemistry, providing there is a clear link to marine sedimentation. The recognition is not to be limited to members of the Society or other professional organizations, nor to citizens of any one country. Recipients of the Shepard Medal are eligible as later nominees for the Twenhofel Medal.
 
All nominees must be 20+ years since PhD (or equivalent degree).
 

  Link to Nomination Form

 

Any additional nomination materials should be sent to
 
Membership Coordinator

Latest Tweets View Twitter Feed Oklahoma State University is looking to fill an assistant professor position innpaleontology/sedimentary geology https://t.co/jLAu1McZv4 8/8/2017 10:00:33 AM RT @clasticdetritus: too busy to sit and watch, but more submarine outcrops on display this morning on https://t.co/oHsjEBnDwA 8/8/2017 9:46:56 AM RT @JanFreedman: The spectacular 400 million year old spiny trilobite, Kolihapeltis rabatensis, for #TrilobiteTuesday. (Photo Fossilu2026 8/8/2017 9:22:55 AM