C.C. Patterson Award (GS)

Awarded during plenary on Wednesday 16th August

2017 C.C. Patterson Award. The Clair C. Patterson Award, recognizing an innovative breakthrough of fundamental significance in environmental geochemistry, particularly in service of society, consisting of either a single outstanding contribution or a short series of papers published within the last decade, will normally be made annually at the V.M. Goldschmidt Conference. More info

Kai-Uwe Hinrichs Awarded to: Kai-Uwe Hinrichs
Abstract: Recent Advances in the Biogeochemistry of Microbial Lipids (C.C. Patterson Award Lecture)
Medal lecture in:
Session 15h at 14:30 in Salle Maillot on Friday 18th

Kai-Uwe Hinrichs, professor of organic geochemistry in the Department of Geosciences/MARUM, University of Bremen, will receive the 2017 Clair C. Patterson Award this summer. The Patterson Award recognizes an innovative breakthrough of fundamental significance in environmental geochemistry, particularly in service of society, consisting of either a single outstanding contribution or a short series of papers published within the last decade. Prof. Dr. Hinrichs is recognized for his work on the interactions between microbial life and the carbon cycle on a range of spatial, temporal and molecular scales.