Institute Awards

Honors Awarded by the Institute

The Institute has begun to formally recognize geologists who have, over the course of their careers, made significant contributions to the scientific understanding of the Missoula Floods and who have, with notable dedication, worked to present the story to the general public.

It is with great respect and appreciation that the Board of Directors has elected these individuals to Honorary Membership.

2001 – George E. Neff

George E. Neff was the first Honorary Member named by the Ice Age Floods Institute (2001). The certificate was presented to George at his home in Ephrata, WA, by Jim Pritchard. In the citation, George is recognized for his many … [Read More Here…]

2002 – Paul L. Weis

In recognition of his dedicated service to the Institute and his major contributions to telling the story of the Ice Age Floods, Dean Ladd presented the certificate of Honorary Membership to Paul at his home in Spokane, Wash., in 2002. … [Read More Here…]