The chemical and physical evolution of rocks and minerals, particularly igneous and metamorphic rocks, falls under the purview of the Volcanology, Geochemistry, and Petrology Section. Because of the Section’s interest in studying and mitigating the hazards of volcanoes, its work has a direct bearing on public safety and the preservation of life....
Each year AGU sections recognize outstanding work within their fields by granting awards and hosting numerous lectures. These VGP section honorees are selected on the basis of meritorious work or service toward the advancement and promotion of discovery and solution science. Congratulations to the awardees and thank you to everyone who nominated a colleague for an award! Hisashi Kuno Award: Andrea Mundl-Petermeier , University of Vienna Norman L. Bowen Award and Lecture: Peter Ulmer , ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich) Michael J. Walter , Carnegie Institution for Science Reginald Daly Lecture: Jenni Barclay , University of East Anglia
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