The Ralph Alger Bagnold Medal is presented to Stuart Lane for his critical contributions to our understanding of the basic processes in rivers affecting river flow, sediment transport and river ecology through the combination of detailed field work, advanced data collection techniques and critical theoretical insights as well as for his leadership in communicating geomorphological expertise to practitioners’ in landscape management and planning.
The Augustus Love Medal is presented to Bradford Hager for his outstanding contributions in modelling the geoid and large-scale mantle flow, and for his pioneering application of space-geodetic techniques to problems in tectonics.
The John Dalton Medal is presented to Peter A. Troch for his seminal contributions to hydrology in the areas of modelling, remote sensing and development of new ecohydrologic theories.
The Arne Richter Award for Outstanding Young Scientists is presented to Boris J.P. Kaus for his contribution to the understanding of geodynamical processes over a wide range of scales from crystal mushes to the lithosphere and mantle.
The Fridtjof Nansen Medal is awarded to Bert Rudels for his leadership in developing ocean observing systems for climate research and forecasting and for fundamental contributions to our understanding of the polar ocean's role in climate.
The Milutin Milankovic Medal Lecture is presented to Andrey Ganopolski for his pioneering contributions to the development of Earth system models of intermediate complexity and to the understanding of the role of climate system feedbacks and the link between Milankovich forcing and global glaciation.
The Louis Néel Medal is presented to Ernest Henry Rutter for his major experimental and field contributions to our fundamental understanding of the deformation behaviour of the Earth’s lithosphere. In particular, his systematic laboratory studies have led to a greatly improved understanding of natural rock deformation.