Andrew Gleadow elected Fellow of the American Geophysical Union

12 December 2012

Professor Andrew Gleadow was elected a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union at the Fall Meeting of AGU held in San Francisco each year.

AGU is the largest organisation of Earth and Space scientists in the world with a total membership of around 61,000.

The designation of Fellow of AGU is awarded to one in a thousand members of AGU each year and recognises acknowledged eminence in the earth and space sciences. The award was bestowed at the Honors Tribute event at the AGU meeting in San Francisco on 5th December 2012, accompanied by the citation: "For pioneering contributions to fission track analysis as a tool for geological dating and thermotectonic investigations."

Professor Gleadow was also elected a Geochemistry Fellow for 2012 by the Geochemical Society and the European Association of Geochemistry at their annual combined Goldschmidt Conference in Montreal in June this year.

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