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jean Lilensten jean.lilensten at univ-grenoble-alpes.fr
Fri May 13 08:56:40 MDT 2016

Dear colleague,
Would you be so kind to post this announcement in the next Cedar 
newsletter ?
THank you very much,
  Call for applications: space weather medals

Dear colleagues,

In 2013, a set of three medals in Space Weather have been created at the 
occasion of the 10th anniversary of the European Space Weather Week. 
These medals are now an annual event, with a specific medal ceremony 
during the European Space Weather Week (November 2016, Belgium, 

-    The International Kristian Birkeland medal for Space Weather and 
Space Climate relates to outstanding scientific or technological results.
-    The International Marcel Nicolet medal for Space Weather and Space 
Climate rewards efforts to structure the space weather community at an 
international level.
-    The International Alexander Chizhevsky medal for Space Weather and 
Space Climate rewards a young researcher (PhD or having defended his 
thesis within the last 8 years prior to the ESWW 13, i.e. after October 
30th, 2008) for major contributions to space weather research and/or 

In order to propose a candidate, please send a pdf document including:
-    Your name, first name, professional address.
-    The name, first name, professional address of the person that you 
suggest for a prize.
-    Which of the three prizes is concerned for your nomination.
-    Reasons for the nomination (two pages). Please, make sure that 
these reasons relate to space weather and fulfill the criteria below.
-    As far as possible, add a CV of the suggested person. If you do not 
want to ask her/him a CV and if you do not find any on a web personal 
page for example, send at least a CV that emphasizes the points for 
which the application is made (publications, achievements).
-    If possible, please include letters of support from other two 
colleagues, possibly from other countries than yours. You may also 
include those two colleagues as co-signatories on the proposal.
-    Up to five references (journal articles, prizes, patents…).

It is not allowed to apply for one-self. The Medal Committee may not 
attribute a medal if it considers that the applications do not have the 
necessary level of international excellence.

Composition of the Medal Committee:

The Medal committee is composed of
Charles Joachain, the Royal Academy of Belgium,
Øyvind Sørensen of the Norwegian Academy of Science
Dr. Galina Kotova, of the Russian Academy of Science.
Prof. Jøran Moen, Dr. Pål Brekke, Norway
Prof. Véronique Dehant, Belgium
Prof. Anatoli Petrukovich and Prof. Vladimir Kalegaev, Russia

The chair of the ESWW Organizing committee (M. Messerotti), the chair of 
the Local Organizing Committee of the ESWW (R. Van der Linden), the head 
of the ESA Space Weather Working Team (S. Poedts) and of the Journal of 
Space Weather and Space Climate (A. Belehaki).

The following previous winners are also members of the medal committee:
Dieter Bilitza, Hans Haubold and Gaël Cessateur : in the Committee in 2016
Bodo Reinisch, Jo Davila and Christina Plainaki : in the Committee in 
2016 – 2017
Werner Schmutz, Christine Amory Mazaudier and Tatiana Podladchikova : in 
the Committee in 2016 – 2018

The Medal Committee is chaired by J. Lilensten.

None of the Medal Committee members are eligible for a medal.

Send your documents by email only to SWmedals at oma.be. The deadline for 
the applications is September, 12th 2016.
See http://www.stce.be/esww13/medals.php for the criteria

Jean Lilensten
Editor in Chief of Space Weather and Space Climate
Institut de Planétologie et d'Astrophysique de Grenoble (IPAG)
Office: 124 rue de la piscine, Bâtiment D de physique, 38400 Saint 
Martin d'Hères
Postal: 414 rue de la piscine, BP 53, 38041 Grenoble cedex 9, France
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