Earl Cook Award for Best Student Paper
Background: The Earl Cook award has been awarded on annual basis since the establishment of the EESG. The award is named for Earl F. Cook (1920-1983), an American geologist and early leader in developing an integrative approach to assessing energy resource supply and consumption (For Dr. Cleveland's biography of Cook, see: www.eoearth.org/view/article/151450). Cook served as Dean of the College of Geosciences at Texas A&M from 1971 to 1981.
The student award paper provides a cash award of $250 and a plaque to recognize outstanding research scholarship. The cash prize and plaque are awarded during the business meeting of the EESG at the AAG annual meeting.
- Multi-authored papers are acceptable, but the student must be the lead author of the paper.
- The candidate must be an enrolled graduate student at the time of submission
- All treatments (theoretical, conceptual, methodological) of energy geography topics are valid
- The candidate must present the paper at AAG
- Significance of topic
- Contribution to literature
- Theoretical contribution
- Execution (including analysis and clarity of expression)
- Submit a title and brief 100 word abstract to Awards Committee Chair, Mike Pasqualetti, email@example.com, likely around November 2019.
- Full submissions will be due in early 2020.