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Seismic Sensors in Orbit
The Eugene Shoemaker Lecture is presented annually and recognizes excellence in planetary exploration. This lecture honors the life and work of planetary scientist and geologist, Eugene Merle Shoemaker.
The Shoemaker 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. The Bowie medal is named in honor of AGU's first president and Shoemaker is a past recipient of the Bowie medal.
The lecture is presented at the Planetary Sciences section reception at the AGU Fall Meeting.
AGU is proud to recognize our section honorees. Recipients of the Eugene Shoemaker Lecture will receive the following benefits with the honor:
Recognition in Eos
Recognition at the AGU Fall Meeting during the lecture presentation year
Complimentary meeting registration the year the lecture is presented
An invitation to present the Shoemaker Lecture at the AGU Fall Meeting during the lecture presentation year
Complimentary ticket to the Planetary Sciences section reception at the AGU Fall Meeting during the lecture presentation year
To better understand eligibility for nominators, supporters and committee members, review AGU’s Honors Conflict of Interest Policy.
The following relationships need to be identified and communicated to the lecture 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 lecture nomination process as a nominator or supporter:
Named section lectures are not required to follow a nomination cycle process (i.e. submit a nomination package). Sections have the flexibility to adopt the process that will best serve their communities in seeking lecture recipients.
If you have questions, please contact Rosaly Lopes, Planetary Sciences section president.
Nominations are now closed. The 2021 Nominations for all AGU honors will open on Thursday 15 October 2020.
Year of honor
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