Former VGP president Steve Sparks wins the 2015 Vetlesen Prize

Announcement:  Former VGP President Professor Stephen Sparks of the University of Bristol has been awarded the 2015 Vetlesen Prize. This award has been termed the Nobel Prize of the earth sciences and is awarded to an earth scientist whose work has resulted in a “clearer understanding of the Earth, its history, or its relations to the universe”.  http://www.ldeo.columbia.edu/vetlesen-prize/  Congratulations to Steve!