Grove Karl Gilbert Award for Excellence in Geomorphological Research

American Association of Geographers (AAG)- Geomorphology Specialty Group

December 10, 2021

Career Stage:
Early Career, Mid-Career, Late stage career

Subject Areas:
Geomorphology, Geographer, Sedimentology, Publication

The GSG ( Awards Committee invites nominations for the Grove Karl Gilbert Award for Excellence in Geomorphological Research. The award is presented to the author(s) of a single significant contribution to the published research literature in geomorphology during the past three years. Only a book, refereed journal article, or monograph will be considered with an emphasis on refereed research articles. Nominations for the Grove Karl Gilbert Award remain active for two years. The award will be announced during the Geomorphology Specialty Group (GSG) Business Meeting at the 2022 AAG Annual Meeting.

Nomination Process:
The nomination package should include in a single PDF file with nominee's name included in the file name (ex., "JDoe_GilbertAward"):
  1. - A copy of the relevant publication
    - A statement as to why the publication deserves the award
    - (Optional) supporting letters from colleagues
To be considered for the 2022 award, the Awards Committee must receive the nomination package and any supporting documentation by December 10, 2021. Please submit materials electronically to the Awards Committee Chair: Ranbir Kang (

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