This series of named lectures was inaugurated in 1989 to commemorate the 50th presentation of the William Bowie Medal, which is AGU’s highest honor and was named for AGU’s first president.
Sections designate each year’s lecturers, who present at AGU meetings. Lecturers can be found on those meeting's websites.
Read biographies of the lecture namesakes:
|Namesake / Biography||Section||Recently Presented at|
|Bjerknes||Atmospheric Sciences||Fall Meeting|
|Bullard||Geomagnetism and Paleomagnetism||Fall Meeting|
|Charney||Atmospheric Sciences||Joint Assembly/Meeting of the Americas|
|Daly||Volcanology, Geochemistry, and Petrology||Joint Assembly/Meeting of the Americas|
|Nicolet||Space Physics and Aeronomy||Joint Assembly/Meeting of the Americas|
|Parker||Space Physics and Aeronomy||Fall Meeting|
|Shoemaker||Planetary Sciences||Fall Meeting|
|Sverdrup||Ocean Sciences||Ocean Sciences Meeting|
|Van Allen||Space Physics and Aeronomy||Fall Meeting|