Wiechert-Medal for Prof. Rainer Kind

10.03.2014| Karlsruhe: The German Geophysical Society (DGG) awards the Emil Wiechert Medal to Prof. Dr. Rainer Kind, GFZ, Potsdam, for excellent scientific achievements in the field of seismology and seismic research of the Earth's mantle. From 1992 until 2010, Rainer Kind was the head of section "Seismology" at the GFZ. Today, he still works as a senior scientist with GFZ.

Prof. Dr. Reinhard Hüttl, Scientific Executive Director and Chairman of the Board of the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences congratulates Rainer Kind on behalf of the GFZ: "You truly deserve this award in acknowledgment of your remarkable scientific achievements".

The Emil Wiechert Medal since 1955 is the highest distinction of the German Geophysical Society (DGG) and is awarded at irregular intervals every three to five years.  It is named after the German Physicist and Seismologist Emil Wiechert (1861–1928), on whose initiative the DGG was founded in 1922 with Wiechert also being the first chairman of the Society. With this award, the German Geophysical Society recognises outstanding work in the scientific  discipline of geophysics.

10.03.2014| Karlsruhe: The German Geophysical Society (DGG) awards the Emil Wiechert Medal to Prof. Dr. Rainer Kind, GFZ, Potsdam, for excellent scientific achievements in the field of seismology and seismic research of the Earth's mantle.

 

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