AEG Publication Award

This award was established by the Association in 1968 and is to be presented to the person presenting the most outstanding paper published in any AEG publication during the fiscal year. The award consists of a framed certificate and is presented annually at the Annual Banquet following the award year. These papers can be viewed online at GeoScience World (members must log in and then click the GeoScience World link for free access to full articles).


1969 Richard H. Godson and Joel S. Watkins, “Seismic Resonance Investigation of a Near Surface Cavity at Anchor Reservoir, Wyoming” (Vol. V, No. 1, of the Bulletin)
1970 Howard A. Coombs, “Leakage Through Buried Channels.” (Vol. VI, No. 1, of the Bulletin)
1971 Donald H. Gray, “Effects of Forest Clear Cutting on the Stability of Natural Slopes” (Vol. VII, No. 1–2, of the Bulletin)
1972 Murray T. Dougherty and Nino J. Barsotti, “Structural Damage and Potentially Expansive Sulfide Minerals” (Vol. IX, No. 2, of the Bulletin)
1973 Dr. W. H. Easton, Dept. of Geological Sciences, USC, for the article, “Earthquake, Rain, and Tides at Portuguese Bend Landslide, California” (Vol. X, No. 3, of the Bulletin)
1974 David L. Royster—“Highway Landslide Problems Along the Cumberland Plateau in Tennessee” (Vol. X, No. 4, of the Bulletin)
1975 Robert Strazer, Keith Bestwick, and Stanley Wilson, “Design Considerations in Deep Retained Excavations in Over Consolidated Seattle Clays” (Vol. XI, No. 4, of the Bulletin)
1976 M. King Hubbert, “Energy Resources: A Scientific and Cultural Dilemma” (Vol. XIII, No. 2, of the Bulletin)
1979 Alice S. Allen, “Basic Questions Concerning Coal Mine Subsidence in the United States” (Vol. XV, No. 2, of the Bulletin)
1981 Linda Zall and Richard Michael, “Space Remote Sensing Systems and Their Application to Engineering Geology” (Vol. XVII, No. 3, of the Bulletin)
1982 John E. Costa and Sally W. Bilodeau, “Geology of Denver, Colorado, United States of America” (Vol. XIX, No. 3, of the Bulletin)
1983 David H. Randell, Jeffrey B. Reardon, James A. Hileman, Trevor Matuschka, George C. Liang, 
Alexander I. Khan and John LaViolette, “Geology of the City of Long Beach, California, United States of America” (Vol. XX, No. 1, of the Bulletin)
1984 E. L. Krinitzsky and W. F. Marcuson III, “Principles for Selecting Earthquake Motions in Engineering Designs” (Vol. XX, No. 3, of the Bulletin)
1985 Roy J. Shlemon, “Application of Soil Stratigraphic Techniques to Engineering Geology” (Vol. XXII, No. 2, of the Bulletin)
1986 Nikola P. Prokopovich, “Subsidence of Peat in California and Florida” (Vol. XXII, No. 4, of the Bulletin)
1987 David E. Alexander and Helen M. Rendell, “Stability of the ‘Lucanian Dolomites’ Sandstone Outcrop, Southern Italy” (Vol. XXIII, No. 3, of the Bulletin)
1988 Sally W. Bilodeau, Donald Van Buskirk, and William L. Bilodeau, “Geology of Boulder, Colorado, United States of America” (Vol. XXIV, No. 3, of the Bulletin)
1989 Douglas N. Swanston and Robert L. Schuster, “Long Term Landslide Hazard Mitigation Programs: Structure and Experience from Other Countries” (Vol. XXVI, No. 1 of the Bulletin)
1990 Thomas K. Collins, “New Faulting and Attenuation of Fault Displacement” (Vol. XXVII, No. 1, of the Bulletin)
1991 Malcolm F. Schaeffer, “A Relationship Between Joint Intensity and Induced Seismicity at Lake Keowee, Northwestern South Carolina” (Vol. XXVIII, No. 1, of the Bulletin)
1992 James L. Nelson, “Clay Mineralogy and Residual Shear Strength of the Santa Clara Formation 
Claystone, Saratoga Foothills, California” (Vol. XXIX, No. 3, of the Bulletin)
1993 William F. Kane, Robert C. Milici, and Thomas M. Gathright, II, “Geologic Factors Affecting Coal Mine Roof Stability in the Eastern United States” (Vol. XXX, No. 2, of the Bulletin)
1994 Edwin L. Harp and Marlene A. Noble, “An Engineering Rock Classification to Evaluate Seismic 
Rock Fall Susceptibility and its Application to the Wasatch Front” (Vol. XXX, No. 3, of the Bulletin)
1995 Donald C. Helm, “Hydraulic Forces That Play a Role in Generating Fissures at Depth” (Vol. XXXI, No. 3, of the Bulletin)
1996 L. J. Brown, R. D. Beetham, B. R. Paterson, and J. H. Weber, “Geology of Christchurch, New Zealand” (Vol. I, No. 4, Environmental & Engineering Geoscience)
1997 R. W. Jibson and E. L. Harp, “The Springdale, Utah, Landslide: An Extraordinary Event” (Vol. II, No. 2, Environmental & Engineering Geoscience)
1998 Richard J. Proctor, “A Chronicle of California Tunnel Incidents” (Vol. IV, No. 1, Environmental & Engineering Geoscience)
1999 D.W. Love, T.M. Whitworth, J.M. Davis, and W.R. Seager, “Free-Phase NAPL-Trapping Features in Intermontane Basins” (Vol. V, No. 1, Spring 1999, Environmental & Engineering Geoscience)
2001 O. Hungr, S.G. Evans, M.J. Bovis, and J.N. Hutchinson, “A Review of the Classification of 
Landslides of the Flow Type” (Vol. VII, No. 3, August 2001, Environmental & Engineering Geoscience)
2002 John W. Bell, Falk Amelung, Alan R. Ramelli, and Geoff Blewitt, “Land Subsidence in Las Vegas, Nevada, 1935-2000: New Geodetic Data Show Evolution, Revised Spatial Patterns, and Reduced Rates” (Vol. VIII, No. 3, August 2002, Environmental & Engineering Geoscience)
2003 John J. Clague, Pierre A. Friele, and Ian Hutchinson, Chronology and Hazards of Large Debris Flows in the Cheekye River Basin, British Columbia, Canada, (Vol. IX, No. 2, May 2003, Environmental & Engineering Geoscience)
2004 Jeffrey A. Coe, John A. Michael, Robert A. Crovelli, William Z. Savage, William T. Laprade, and William D. Nashem, “Probabilistic Assessment of Precipitation-Triggered Landslides Using Historical Records of Landslide Occurrence, Seattle, Washington” (Vol. X, No. 2, May 2004, Environmental & Engineering Geoscience)
2005 David M. Doolin, Donald L. Wells, and Patrick L. Williams, “Assessment of Fault-Creep Deformation at the Memorial Stadium, University of California, Berkeley, California” (Vol. XI, No. 2, May 2005, Environmental & Engineering Geoscience)
2006 Craig M. dePolo, Steve Boron, John W. Bell, D. Burton Slemmons, and James L. Werle, "Lastest Quaternary Fault Movement Along the Las Vegas Valley Fault System, Clark County, Nevada," (Vol. XII, No. 2, May 2006, Environmental & Engineering Geoscience)
2007 Arash Eshraghian, C. Derek Martin, and Dave M. Cruden, "Complex Earth Slides in the Thompson River Valley, Ashcroft, British Columbia," (Vol. XIII, No. 2, May 2007, Environmental & Engineering Geoscience)
2008 Charles M. Brankman and Laurie G. Baise “Liquefaction Susceptibility Mapping in Boston, Massachusetts” (Vol. XIV, No. 1, February 2008, Environmental & Engineering
2009 Thomas J. Wiles and John M. Sharp, Jr., "The Secondary Permeability of Impervious Cover" (Vol. XIV, No. 4, Environmental & Engineering Geoscience)
2010 Jerome V. DeGraff, Arlington James, and Patrick Breheny “The Formation and Persistence of the Matthieu Landslide-Dam Lake, Dominica, W.I.” (Vol. XVI, No. 2, May 2010, Environmental & Engineering Geoscience)
2011 Thomas L. Holzer, Thomas E. Noce, and Michael J. Bennett “Liquefaction Probability Curves for Surficial Geologic Deposits” (Vol. XVII, No. 1, February 2011, Environmental & Engineering Geoscience)
2012  George R. Priest, William H. Schulz, William L. Ellis, Jonathan A. Allen, Alan R. Niem, and Wendy A. Niem “Landslide Stability: Role of Rainfall-Induced, Laterally Propagating, Pore-Pressure Waves”
(Vol. XVII, No. 4, November 2011, Environmental & Engineering Geoscience
2013  David A. Lienhart, “Long-Term Geological Challenges of Dam Construction in a Carbonate Terrane” (Vol. XIX, No. 1, February 2013, Environmental & Engineering Geoscience)
2014  Shaun E. Cordes, Greg M. Stock, Brandon E. Schwab, and Allen F. Glazner “Supporting Evidence for a 9.6 +/- 1 KA Rock Fall Originating from Glacier Point in Yosemite Valley, California” (Vol. XIX, No. 4, November 2013, Environmental & Engineering Geoscience)
2015 David S. Parks, "Bluff Recession in the Elwha and Dungeness Littoral Cells, Washington, USA" (Vol. XXI, No. 2, May 2015, Environmental & Engineering Geoscience)
2016 Philip L. Johnson, "Geologic and Geotechnical Factors Controlling Incipient Slope Instability at a Gravel Quarry, Livermore Basin, California" (Vol. XXII, No. 2, May 2016, Environmental & Engineering Geoscience)
2017 Jerome DeGraff, Vicki McConnell and Bill Burns, Landslide Risk Reduction in the United States-Signs of Progress (Vol. XXII No. 3, August 2016, Environmental & Engineering Geoscience)
2018 Mirko Francioni, Doug Stead, John Clague, and Allison Westin, "Identification and Analysis of Large Paleo-Landslides at Mount Burnaby, British Columbia" (Vol. XXIV, No. 2, May 2018, Environmental & Engineering Geoscience)
2019 Challenging Geostatistical Methods to Represent Heterogeneity in CO2 Reservoirs under Residual Trapping Environmental & Engineering Geology, Volume XXIV, Number 4 - James R. Damico, Robert W. Ritzi, Naum I. Gerhenzon, Roland T. Okwen
2020 Jordan A. Carey, Nicholas Pinter, Alexandra J. Pickering, Carol S. Prentice, Stephen B. Delong, “Analysis of Landslide Kinematics Using Multi-Temporal Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Imagery, La Honda, California” (Vol. XXV, No. 4, November 2019)
2021 Javed Miandad, Margaret M. Darrow, Michael D. Hendricks, and Ronald P. Daanen,  "Mapping Landslides Using Multiscale Lidar Digital Elevation Models" Environmental & Engineering Geoscience Journal, Volume XXVI, No. 4, pp. 405-425
2022 James McCalpin & Leon C.A. Jones, “The Stillwater Scarp, Central Nevada, USA; Coseismic Gravitational Failure on a 1.200-M-High Range-Front Escarpment” Environmental & Engineering Geoscience Journal, Volume XXVII, No. 4, pp. 377-393