TOS Honors Program
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. Please take this opportunity to recognize a colleague, mentor, team, or peer for their exceptional achievements and contributions to the ocean sciences.
IT’S NOT TOO LATE!
The nomination deadlines have been extended!
Submit your Jerlov Medal nomination by January 12.
All other TOS Honors nominations are due by December 22, 2023.
TOS FELLOWS PROGRAM
Recognizing TOS members who have made outstanding and sustained contributions to the field of oceanography through scientific excellence, extraordinary service and leadership, and/or strategic development of the field.
TOS EARLY CAREER AWARD
For significant early-career research contributions and impact, and the potential for future achievements in the field of oceanography.
TOS MENTORING AWARD
For excellence and/or innovation in mentoring the next generation of ocean scientists.
TOS OCEAN OBSERVING TEAM AWARD
Recognizing teams for innovation and excellence in sustained ocean observing for scientific and practical applications.
WALLACE S. BROECKER MEDAL
For innovative and impactful contributions to the advancement or application of marine geoscience, chemical oceanography, or paleoceanography.
NILS GUNNAR JERLOV MEDAL
For having significantly advanced our knowledge of how light interacts with the ocean
WALTER MUNK MEDAL
For extraordinary accomplishments and novel insights contributing to the advancement or application of physical oceanography, ocean acoustics, or marine geophysics.
MARY SEARS MEDAL
For innovative, and impactful contributions to the advancement or application of biological oceanography, marine biology, or marine ecology.
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