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Stefano Nativi awarded the Ian McHarg Medal

Stefano Nativi was awarded the EGU Ian McHarg Medal for his contribution to the Digital Earth and Space Community.

The Ian McHarg Medal was established by the Earth and Space Science Informatics Division in recognition of the scientific achievements of Ian McHarg, enlightened architect and urban planner. It is awarded for distinguished research in information technology applied to Earth and space sciences.

EGU, the European Geosciences Union, is Europe’s premier geosciences union, dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in the Earth, planetary, and space sciences for the benefit of humanity, worldwide. It is a non-profit international union of scientists with about 15,000 members from all over the world.

Every year, the EGU awards & medals programme recognises eminent scientists for their outstanding research contribution in the Earth, planetary and space sciences. In addition, it identifies the awardees as role models for the next generation of early career scientists to foster geoscience research.

All the prizewinners will receive their medals at the EGU 2019 General Assembly, which will take place in Vienna on 7–12 April.

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