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The Medal is awarded in recognition of his distinguished service to the Association and to the science of geodesy in general. He served as Commission Secretary from 1991 to 1995 and as Commission President from 1995 to 1999, and he is the scientific key person in the satellite mission "Gravity Field and Steady-State Ocean Circulation Explorer" (GOCE) launched in 2009.
The Prize is awarded to a young scientist, under 40 years of age, for his outstanding theoretical and applied contributions to geodetic studies in the recent four year period, in particular in the field of geodynamics, regional tectonics, and glacial isostatic adjustment. His work has opened new interdisciplinary research areas between modern geodesy and seismology.
The Award is granted for his article "Impact of loading displacements on SLR-derived parameters and on the consistency between GNSS and SLR results", elected as the best publication of a young author, not older than 35 years, in IAG's Journal of Geodesy 2013.
The Award is granted for his article "Long-term vertical land motion from double-differenced tide gauge and satellite altimetry data", elected as the best publication of a young author, not older than 35 years, in IAG's Journal of Geodesy 2014.
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