Harmon Distinguished Service Award

Summary of Award

The IAGC Russell S. Harmon Distinguished Service Award is bestowed intermittently as a deserving candidate is identified to recognize outstanding service by an IAGC member to the Association or to the geochemical community that greatly exceeds the normal expectations of voluntary service. The Award is named in honor of Russell Harmon as a tribute to his exemplary service to the IAGC over several decades, and consists of a framed certificate and a honorarium of $500 (US). Nominations for recipients of the Harmon Distinguished Service Award may be made by any member of the Association during the annual call for nominations. The recipient will be profiled on the Association website and in the IAGC Newsletter.

Nomination Procedure

Email a completed IAGC Award Nomination Form to one of the Nomination Committee Members and cc the IAGC Business Manager at businessoffice@iagc-society.org. Nominations are due on December 31, 2023.

Previous Winners

Name Institution Year Newsletter Announcement
W. Berry LyonsThe Ohio State University - USA2024 
Michael KerstenJohannes Gutenberg University - GERMANY2023Number 78, July 2023
Neus OteroUniversity of Barcelona - SPAIN2022
Number 76, July 2022
Philippe NégrelBRGM - FRANCE2021Number 76, July 2022
Ian CartwrightMonash University - AUSTRALIA2020Number 76, July 2022
Rich Wanty US Geological Survey - USA 2017 Number 66, July 2017
Brian Hitchon Alberta Research Council (retired) - CANADA 2016 Number 64, June 2016
Tom Bullen US Geological Survey - USA 2015 Number 62, June 2015
Russell Harmon US Army Corps of Engineers - USA 2014 Number 60, May 2014
Ron Fuge University of Aberystwyth - UK 2013 Number 59, November 2013
Luca Fanfani University of Cagliari - ITALY 2012 Number 56, May 2012
Ernest Angino University of Kansas -USA 2012 Number 56, May 2012
Mel Gascoyne Gascoyne Geoprojects, Inc. - CANADA 2011 Number 54, May 2011
David Long Michigan State University - USA 2010 Number 52, June 2010
Simcha Stroes-Gascoyne Atomic Energy Canada, Ltd. - CANADA 2010 Number 52, June 2010
Yousif Kharaka United States Geological Survey - USA 2009 Number 50, May 2009
Gunter Faure Ohio State University - USA 2005 not available

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