The URSI awards are presented at the Opening Ceremony of the URSI General Assembly.
The "senior" awards are the Balthasar van der Pol Gold Medal, the John Howard Dellinger Gold Medal, the
Appleton Prize, and the Booker Gold Medal, and the "junior" award is the Koga Gold Medal.
Recipients of the URSI Awards 1984
Prof. K.D. COLE, Australia
Citation: "Contributions to the understanding of the basic processes taking place in the magnetosphere and the ionosphere.".
Balthasar van der Pol Gold Medal
Prof. W.G. FARNELL, Canada
Citation: "Work in physical electronics, in particular on microwave lenses, spin phonon interactions in solids, microwave acoustics, and acoustic microscopy.".
Issac Koga Gold Medal
Dr. M. OHTSU, Japan
Citation: "Work on precise optical measurements, gas and semi-conductor lasers, including the frequency stabilization of these components.".
John Howard Dellinger Medal
Mrs. I. DE PATER, Netherlands
Citation: "Work on noise of planetary origin, the magnetosphere of Jupiter, and shock waves in the magnetosphere of the Earth.".