Best Paper Award
International Association of Geodesy
IAG Best Paper Award for young Scientists
To draw attention to important contributions by yound scientists in the
Journal of Geodesy and to foster excellence in scientific writing.
The applicant must be 35 years of age or younger when submitting the
paper for the competition. The paper must present his or her own research,
and must have been published in the Journal of Geodesy in the previous
Although multiple author papers will be considered, single author papers will
be given more weight in the selection process.
The award will consist of a certificate and a checque of US $ 1000.
It will be given annually.
All candidates proposed by at least three IAG Fellows or Associates
will be considered for the competition.
Selection Procedure and criteria:
The selection will be made by the voting members of the Executive
Committee. It will be based on the importance of the scientific
contribution, which may be either theoretical or practical, and on
the quality of the presentation. The name of the award winner and a short
bibliography will be published in the issue of the Journal of Geodesy
following the decision.
Nominations for the award:
Nominations for the award for last year should be send to the president of
IAG, Professor K.P.Schwarz, (e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org )
before March 1 of this year.
As can be derived for the above, the nomination must contain:
Name, adress, Age of author(s), when submitting the paper
Title of paper on which the nomination is based.
Names and adresses of the fellows or associates submitting the
Last update 1997-05-21 by cct.