Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union

Ringwood receives Hess medal



The 1993 Harry H. Hess Medal, given by AGU for outstanding achievements in research in the constitution and evolution of Earth and its sister planets, was awarded posthumously to Alfred E. Ringwood at the AGU Fall Meeting Honors Ceremony on December 9, 1993, in San Francisco, Calif. The award citation and the response by Ringwood's son, Peter, are given here.