Earth, Planets and Space has five awards to recognize excellent papers, authors and reviewers.
EPS Excellent Paper Award
The EPS Excellent Paper Award was established in 2016 to recognize excellent papers that have been published in “Earth, Planets and Space.” The award will be presented to the authors of papers published with EPS in the last five years. One paper will be selected from each year. The award will be granted to a nominated paper selected by the EPS Excellent Paper Award Committee, which is composed of the members of the EPS editorial board. The editor-in-chief and the presidents of the five supporting societies shall award the winning paper.
EPS Young Researcher Award
This award shall be known as the “EPS Young Researcher Award,” formerly called the “EPS award” established in 2003. In general, one researcher shall be awarded annually. The editor-in-chief and the presidents of the five supporting societies shall award the wining researcher. The winning researcher must be below 36 years of age at the time of submission of the paper, which must have been published in EPS over the last two calendar years. The “EPS Young Researcher Award Committee,” which is composed of the members of the EPS editorial board, shall nominate the award. The editor-in-chief and the presidents of the five supporting societies shall award the winning researcher.
EPS Special Award
The EPS Special Award was established in 2019 to recognize those who made outstanding contributions to the journal “Earth, Planets and Space.” This award is not annual. The editor-in-chief and the presidents of the five supporting societies shall award the winner.
It is essential for an academic journal to have qualified reviewers to maintain its scientific standard. To recognize the contributions of important reviewers in Earth, Planets and Space, we have granted the “Excellent Reviewer” award to selected reviewers each year since 2013. The awardees are determined at the end of each year by the EPS editorial board based on the recommendations of regular and guest editors.
Highlighted papers were awarded every year based on the recommendations from the handling editors.