Awards and Honors

Prince Albert I Medal

Albert I medalThe Prince Albert I Medal is an award offered by the Foundation Rainier III of Monaco to a scientist who has made outstanding contributions to the enhancement and advancement of the physical and/or chemical sciences of the oceans. It is awarded every two years to a most prominent scientist chosen by a specially appointed IAPSO Award Committee. One year prior to each IAPSO Assembly, the Secretary General of IAPSO will call for nominations for the award. Nominations must be sent to the Secretary General within three months after the announcement.

The call for nominations for the Prince Albert I Medal 2019 is open from 7 July to 6 October, 2018. 

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The Prince Albert I Medal



Eugene LaFond Medal

Eugene LaFond MedalThe Eugene LaFond Medal shall be awarded to an ocean scientist from a developing country making a presentation (poster or oral) in a IAPSO-sponsored or co-sponsored symposium at the IUGG or IAPSO assemblies.

The Eugene LaFond Medal 2019 will be awarded at the next IUGG General Assembly, which will be held in Montreal, Canada, July 8 - 18, 2019.

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The Eugene LaFond Medal