Geoffrey Eglinton#


Geoffrey Eglinton
Sadly, this member passed away.
Email:geoffrey.eglinton 'at' dartmouth.edu
Membership Number:763
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:EARTH & COSMIC SCIENCES
Username:geglinton


Geoffrey Eglinton passed away 11 March 2016.

Positions Held
  • since 1993 Emeritus Prof., Earth Sciences, Univ. Bristol
  • 1968-1993 Reader Prof. Organic Geochemistry, Univ. Bristol
  • 1954-1968 Lecturer Reader, Chemistry, Univ. Glasgow
  • 1952-1954 ICI Fellow, Univ. Liverpool
  • 1951 Ph.D.Chemistry,Univ. Manchester

Fields of Scholarship
  • Biogeochemistry
  • Molecular biomarkers
  • Palaeoenvironmental proxies
  • N-alkanes, steroids
  • Triterpenoids
  • Plant waxes
  • Stable isotopes of carbon and hydrogen
  • Quaternary sediments

Honours and Awards
  • 1973 NASA: Gold Medal for Exceptional Scientific Achievement
  • 1974 Chemical Society: Hugo Muller Silver Medal & Lectureship
  • 1976 Fellowship Royal Society
  • 1981 Geochemical Society: Treibs Gold Medal
  • 1986 Geological Society: Coke Medal
  • 1992 Chemical Society: Theophilus Redwood Medal and Lectureship
  • 1996 Geochemical Society: Fellowship
  • 1997 European Geochemical Society: Urey Medal (with John Hayes).
  • 1997 Royal Society: Royal Medal
  • 1999 Chromatographic Society: Martin Gold Medal
  • 2000 Geochemical Society :Goldschmidt Medal
  • 2004 Geological Society: Wollaston Medal.
  • 2008 Dan David Prize


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