TOS Honors Program

About

One of the most meaningful aspects of being a member of The Oceanography Society (TOS) is the opportunity to recognize and celebrate our colleagues’ accomplishments. In support of this goal, the TOS Council is excited to announce the significantly enhanced TOS Honors Program. Please take this opportunity to recognize a colleague, mentor, peer, or student for their exceptional achievements and contributions to the ocean sciences.

Medals

Walter Munk Medal

The Walter Munk Medal is given biennially to an individual ocean scientist for extraordinary accomplishments and novel insights in the area of physical oceanography, ocean acoustics, or marine geophysics. > More 

Nomination Deadline: December 13, 2019

Wallace S. Broecker Medal

The Wallace S. Broecker Medal is given biennially to an individual ocean scientist for extraordinary accomplishments and novel insights in the areas of marine geoscience, chemical oceanography, or paleoceanography. > More

Nomination Deadline: December 13, 2019

Mary Sears Medal

The Mary Sears Medal is given biennially to an individual ocean scientist for extraordinary accomplishments and novel insights in the areas of biological oceanography, marine biology, or marine ecology. > More

Nomination Deadline: December 13, 2019

Awards

Nils Gunnar Jerlov Award

The Nils Gunnar Jerlov Award is given biennially to an individual ocean scientist for having significantly advanced our knowledge of how light interacts with the ocean. > More

Nomination Deadline: March 31, 2020

TOS Early Career Award

The TOS Early Career Award is given biennially to up to three individual ocean scientists for having demonstrated extraordinary scientific excellence and potential to shape the future of oceanography. > More

Nomination Deadline: October 31, 2020

TOS Mentoring Award

The TOS Mentoring Award is given biennially to an individual ocean scientist for excellence and/or innovation in mentoring the next generation of ocean scientists. > More

Nomination Deadline: October 31, 2020

Fellows

TOS Fellows are individuals who have attained eminence in oceanography through their outstanding contributions to the field of oceanography or its applications during a substantial period of years. > More

Nomination Deadline: December 13, 2019

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