Stefan Rahmstorf receives Alfred Wegener medal

11/16/2023 - Stefan Rahmstorf, co-head of the research department on Earth System Analysis of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), receives the renowned Alfred Wegener Medal & Honorary Membership by the European Geosciences Union (EGU).
Stefan Rahmstorf receives Alfred Wegener medal
Stefan Rahmstorf

The EGU has named the 52 recipients of next year’s Union Medals and Awards, Division Medals, and Division Outstanding Early Career Scientist Awards. These individuals are honoured for their important contributions to the Earth, planetary and space sciences. They will be celebrated during the EGU General Assembly from 14-19 April 2024.

The EGU is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in the Earth, planetary, and space sciences for the benefit of humanity, worldwide. It was established in September 2002 as a merger of the European Geophysical Society (EGS) and the European Union of Geosciences (EUG), and has headquarters in Munich, Germany. The Alfred Wegener Medal & Honorary Membership has been awarded since 1983 to scientists from all over the world in honor of German meteorologist and pioneer of polar sciences Alfred Wegener.

More information on all recipients of the 2024 EGU awards and medals:


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