The Jagadish Shukla Earth System Predictability Prize.

The Jagadish Shukla Earth System Predictability Prize.


The Jagadish Shukla Earth System Predictability Prize is presented to researchers who make outstanding contributions to the fundamental understanding of the predictability of the Earth as a system, and its application to prediction, at all time scales from hours to decades, for the benefit of society. The award includes a medallion and a monetary prize.
Nominations are considered by a committee composed of representatives from the Atmospheric Research Awards Committee, the Oceanographic Research Awards Committee, and the Hydrologic Research Awards Committee; recommendations are presented to AMS Council for final approval.  

This Prize is awarded annually, and it is accompanied by a medallion and a cash prize of $10,000. It is generously endowed by AMS Honorary Member Dr. Jagadish Shukla.

Nomination Process

Thank you for your interest in submitting a nomination! AMS membership is not required to submit an award nomination. Nominations are due by 1 May. The nominator is responsible for uploading the entire nomination package.


  • citation (25 word maximum)
  • bibliography (if appropriate) (3 page maximum)
  • nomination letter (3 page maximum)
  • nominee Curriculum Vitae (if appropriate) (2 pages maximum)
  • three (3) letters of support (2 page maximum each)