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Award for Antje Boetius

  • 05.02.2018 | Awards

    Antje Boetius is awarded the Vernadsky Medal 2018.

    The deep sea scientist, leader of one of MPI’s research groups and director of AWI, receives the prestigious award for her groundbreaking contributions to biogeosciences and spearheading research on methane-based metabolisms and the marine carbon cycle.

    The Vladimir Ivanovich Vernadsky Medal was established by the European Geosciences Union (EGU) in 2003 in recognition of Vernadsky’s scientific achievements in mineralogy and geochemistry. It is awarded to scientists for their exceptional contributions to biogeosciences in general. Hector Fellow Antje Boetius is the first woman to receive the award.


    To the press release.

    Announcement by the EGU