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.

Submit a Nomination

Past Lectures

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)