Copernicus Medal 2017

News: The Copernicus Medal 2017 has been awarded to Prof. Dr. Antje Boetius, Head of Habitat group and HGF-MPG Group for Deep Sea Ecology and Technology at Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology (Germany). The presentation of the medal as well as the medal lecture will take place at the Austria Center Vienna, lecture room E1, on Tuesday, 25 April 2017, 19:00.


Welcome to Copernicus Gesellschaft e.V.

Copernicus Gesellschaft e.V. is a non-profit society, registered in Germany, and aims to promote international collaboration in the geo- and space sciences. The society was founded in 1988 by directors, scientists, and administrative staff of the Max Planck Institute for Aeronomy (today Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research − MPS).

Copernicus Gesellschaft e.V. is the exclusive partner of Copernicus Meetings & Publications, a professional congress organizer and open-acess publisher who serves scientific associations and institutions worldwide.

We invite you to learn more about our society, its History, Members, Statutes, and our Copernicus Medal that we award to recognize individuals with outstanding and innovative scientific achievements in geosciences, planetary or space sciences who have also accomplished fruitful work for the promotion of international collaboration in the sciences.

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Prof. Dr. Hermann Lühr, secretary
Martin Rasmussen, treasurer