The Nemmers Prize in Earth Sciences

Katherine Freeman

2020 Nemmers Prize in Earth Sciences Recipient

Katherine Freeman

Pennsylvania State University

For her pioneering and continued contributions to development of the field of compound-specific stable isotope geochemistry and its application to fundamental problems in Earth Science.

Katherine Freeman studies organic molecules from ancient organisms—such as algae, plants and microbes—and develops new methods to analyze their carbon stable isotope ratios. More »

Francis Albarède

2018 Nemmers Prize in Earth Sciences Recipient

Francis Albarède

Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon

For his fundamental applications of geochemistry to earth sciences.

Francis Albarède is a geochemist with a broad range of interests who contributed to high-temperature geodynamic processes, planetary sciences, and marine geochemistry. More »