Award Name : Wollaston Medal
Year of Award : 2015
Award for : Geology
Location : Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
James Anthony Jackson (b. 12 December 1954) is Professor of Active Tectonics and Head of Bullard Laboratories, Department of Earth Sciences, Cambridge University. He made his name in geophysics, using earthquake source seismology to examine how continents are deformed. His central research focus is to observe the active processes shaping our continents.He won Wollaston Medal in 2015.