Endowed Biogeochemistry Lecture

In 2015, an anonymous donor made a major gift to the Geochemical Society to launch a new endowed lecture to highlight innovative research in biogeochemistry. This prestigious lecture series, presented annually at the Goldschmidt Conference, recognizes a prominent scientist who is making cutting-edge field-based measurements or laboratory measurements on field samples in the area of biogeochemistry.

The nomination deadline for the next lecture is Jan. 8, 2021. The lecturer will receive a complimentary registration and travel stipend.

Nomination requirements:

  • Nominee's CV (up to 4 pages)
  • List of publications and recent presentations
  • Link to nominee's webpage, if available
  • A recommendation letter from the nominator (up to 2 pages)

Submit a Nomination

Past Lectures

YearLecturerTitle
2020 Samantha (Mandy) Joye Novel Approaches Reveal Unexpected Biogeochemical Dynamics in Extreme Environments
2019 Jennifer Pett-Ridge Impacts of Dynamic Soil Redox on Biogeochemical Transformations and Soil Microbiomes
2018 Adina Paytan Isotopes, Genes and Technology: The Past, Present and Future of Corals
2017 Ariel D. Anbar Designing an Integrated Theory of Earth's Biogeochemical Evolution
2016 Antje Boetius Effects of the Declining Sea-Ice on the Arctic Ocean Ecosystem: Life Matters (video)
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