The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
W. Jason Morgan
Knox Taylor Professor of Geosciences
Princeton,New Jersey USA
"For his development of the theories of plate tectonics and of deep mantle plumes, which revolutionized our understanding of the geological forces that control the earth’s crust and deep interior and consequently influence the evolution of the earth’s life and climate."
Presented by President George W. Bush at a White House East Room ceremony on November 6, 2003.