Biennial award 'Emilio Cortese' Best Geological Map (Undergraduate and PhD students categories) - Competition notice 2022


Società Geologica Italiana

In application of the provisions of Article 3 of the Statute of the "Award":

Art. 1 - A competition is announced for the award "Emilio Cortese for the best geological map" for the two-year period 2021 - 2022. The Award includes two categories: 1) Undergraduate students, 2) PhD students.

Art. 2 - The winners will receive a Certificate with motivation and their names will be added to the "Albo d'Oro of the Emilio Cortese Award" published on the Società Geologica Italiana website and will receive the membership to the Società Geologica Italiana for the year following the award assignment, or the renewal if already members. The geological maps submitted to the Award competition will be exposed in a dedicated poster session during the 91° Congress of the Società Geologica Italiana.

Art. 3 - The participation is open to individual or group (maximum 4 people) of authors who made geological maps that follow the rules set in the Articles 6 and 7 of the award Statute.
All authors must be undergraduate or PhD students (according to the participation category) or they have concluded their studies not earlier than two years before the date of the Congress.  Submitted geologic maps must include the elements listed in the Art. 7 of the Statute. Geological maps already published on scientific reviews will not be admitted.
Moreover, will not be eligible and will not be judged the following map types: structure contour maps, isopach maps, paleogeographic maps, geomorphological maps, hydrogeological maps, gravity or magnetic anomaly maps, and element-distribution geochemical maps. Reconnaissance geologic maps are not acceptable.

Art. 4 - The application and documentation required by the Statute must be sent by email to the following address: by July 15, 2022.

Art. 5 - The prize will be awarded by an Evaluation Panel in accordance with art. 5 of the Statute. The judgment of the Evaluation Panel is unappealable.

Art. 6 - The proclamation and awarding of the winner will take place during the general assembly of the Members that will be held in Torino at the 91st Congress of the S.G.I. in September 2022.
Roma, 20 aprile 2022

Il Segreteario Generale

Alessandro Zuccari



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