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From Fabiano Rodrigues (fabiano at on 15 April 2013.

Sunanda and Santimay Basu Early Career Award (Deadline = May 15, 2013)

Established in 2008, the Sunanda and Santimay Basu Award in Sun Earth Systems Science is presented annually to honor an individual young scientist from a developing nation for making outstanding contributions to research in Sun-Earth Systems Science that further the understanding of both plasma physical processes and their applications for the benefit of society. The award is open to scientists who received their Ph.D. degree after 15 May 2006 and currently live and work in developing nations. Consideration is to be given to candidates who have overcome obstacles in attaining their research objectives.

The awardee will receive three years' membership in AGU; an award certificate; one complimentary ticket for the SPA section dinner; meeting registration, air travel, and living expenses (i.e., air travel and hotel room) will be provided to attend the Fall Meeting during the award presentation year; the opportunity to deliver an invited paper on the dissertation topic in an appropriate SPA session at the AGU Fall Meeting; and an Eos announcement.

Nominations should be prepared by an AGU member or other geoscientist who is knowledgeable of the candidate's qualifications. Nominations should include:

- Nominator's name and title, address, and contact numbers; - Nominee's name and title, institutional affiliation, and address; - A statement - not to exceed two pages - of the action(s) or achievement(s) for which the candidate is nominated; - Two (2) letters of support from AGU members or from other recognized geoscientists belonging to institutions other than that of the nominee; and - The nominee's curriculum vitae (not to exceed 3 pages).

To view a list of previous Basu Award recipients, please visit:

Nominations must be submitted by deadline in electronic form (preferred as one combined PDF file) to Danica Williams ( or in hard copy to:

American Geophysical Union

Attn: Danica Williams Science Department 2000 Florida Avenue NW Washington, DC, 20009, USA Telephone: +1.202.777.7513

You can also contact the Chair of the Sunanda and Santimay Basu Award Committee with questions:

Dr. Fabiano Rodrigues (

DEADLINE: May 15, 2013

--- Fabiano S. Rodrigues Assistant Professor The University of Texas at Dallas - UTD William B. Hanson Center for Space Sciences 800 W. Campbell Rd MS/WT15 Richardson, TX, USA - 75080-3021 Phone: +1 972 883 4526 Fax: +1 972 883 2761 Web:

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