Laurels for Oldrich Hungr

December 7, 2015

In recent weeks, Oldrich Hungr has been recognized multiple times for his contributions to research on landslides. 1) The International Consortium on Landslides based in Kyoto has awarded him the Varnes Medal,the Consortium's highest award. See http://icl.iplhq.org/category/iplhq/award-and-honors/varnes-medal/ 2) He has been selected as the Heim Lecturer to present a keynote address at the 12th International Symposium on Landslides, to be held in Naples next June. See http://www.isl2016.it/index.php?option=com_contentview=categorylayout=bl... 3) He is to receive the 2015 Best Paper awardfor his contribution to the journal 'Landslides' (Springer). Congratulations Oldrich on this impressive suite of achievements.