Endowed Biogeochemistry Lecture

This prestigious lecture series recognizes a prominent scientist who is making cutting-edge field-based measurements or laboratory measurements on field samples in the area of biogeochemistry.

The society accepts nominations from the community each autumn for the following year's lecture. The lecturer  receives a complimentary Goldschmidt Conference 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)

The nomination deadline for the 2024 lecture is January 10, 2024.

Past Lectures

2024 Ronnie Glud Life and element cycling in the hadal realm
2022 Isabel Montañez Opportunities and Challenges in Paleo-CO2 Reconstruction and Implications for Advancing our Understanding the Paleo-Earth System
2021 Andreas Kappler Iron Biogeochemistry in the Past, Present and Future
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)