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The Walter Langbein Lecture is presented annually. It recognizes lifetime contributions of a senior scientist to the science of hydrology or unselfish cooperation in hydrologic research. The award is named to honor the life and work of hydrologist Walter B. Langbein.
The Langbein Lecture is also a part of the Bowie Lecture Series, established in 1989 to commemorate the 50th presentation of the William Bowie medal, AGU's highest honor.
AGU is proud to recognize our section honorees. Recipients of the Walter Langbein Lecture will receive the following benefits along with the honor:
Recognition in Eos
Recognition at the AGU Fall Meeting during the lecture presentation year
An invitation to present at the AGU Fall Meeting during the lecture presentation year
Travel expenses covered (up to $2,000) to attend the meeting during the lecture presentation year
Complimentary meeting registration the year the lecture is presented
Complimentary ticket to the Hydrology section luncheon that occurs at the AGU Fall Meeting during the lecture presentation year
To better understand eligibility for nominators, supporters and Langbein Lecture Committee members, review AGU’s Honors Conflict of Interest Policy.
The following relationships need to be identified and communicated to the Award Committee but will not disqualify individuals from participating in the nomination or committee review process. These apply to committee members, nominators, and supporters:
Individuals with the following relationships are disqualified from participating in the award nomination process as a nominator or supporter:
The Hydrology Section has adopted a two-round process for its Section Awards to allow a more flexible, open and efficient development of the Section’s talent pool. The first round of nominations, open from 15 October 2019 through 15 February 2020 requires only a letter from the lead nominator, the nominee’s CV and optionally, a Selected Bibliography. The Langbein Lecture award committee will review the first round nominations and request full nomination packages from a select number of applicants (nominally 5) for further consideration. The procedures and requirements for both first and second round packages are outlined below:
First Round nomination packages are to be emailed directly to: Antonio Covington at [email protected] and received no later than midnight, EST, February 15, 2020.
First Round Requirements:
Second round notification to all nominators will occur on or around March 1, 2020. Full nomination packages due to AGU through the Open Waters Award system by June 1, 2020.
Second Round Requirements
For any questions on the process, timing or any issues, please contact Antonio Covington or Scott Tyler, Section President
The 2020 Nominations for all AGU honors will open on Tuesday 15 October 2019. Check back soon to submit a nomination!
Year of honor
Robert M. Hirsch
W. James Shuttleworth
William G. Gray
John C. Schaake, Jr.
William E. Dietrich
Mary P. Anderson
Richard M. Iverson
Nicholas C. Matalas
James C. I. Dooge
Peter S. Eagleson
Director, Engagement and Membership
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Program Manager, Honors
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Program Specialist, Section Awards and Lectures
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