Roger Revelle Prize
Scripps Institution of Oceanography's Roger Revelle Prize is named for the UC San Diego founder and former Scripps director who was a wolrd-renowned scientist and is considered one of the true pioneers of climate change research.
The Roger Revelle Prize recognizes leaders in the public or private sectors whose outstanding contributions advance or promote research in ocean, climate, and earth sciences. These international leaders, like Roger Revelle, ask the big questions, recognize the interrelationships of global systems, and think on a planetary scale. Their pioneering work and their courage in pursuing scientific questions of critical importance to our world evoke Revelle's leadership and vision.