TOS Fellows Program

Recognizing 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


Any TOS member may nominate another member to be a TOS Fellow. The main criteria for being elected a TOS Fellow are outstanding and sustained contributions, and devotion to the broad field of oceanography, commensurate with the founding principles of the Society. The nominated individual must have been a TOS member for at least the past three years.* Voting TOS officers, Members of the Council, and Members of the Fellows Committee are not eligible for election during their terms of service. To be considered this year, the Nominator, who must be a TOS member, should submit a nomination package by October 31, 2019. > More

* TOS members may consult the online membership directory to determine if prospective nominees are TOS members. To access the directory, visit the TOS member login page. Click on “Login” in the menu on the left side of the page and enter your user ID and password. Once in the member area, click on “Membership Directory” on the right side to access the search tool.

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