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2023 RECIPIENT
Andrea Rinaldo
Andrea Rinaldo is not only a brilliant scientist but a thoughtful and methodical researcher who has generously served academia, the science communities and society. His groundbreaking contributions to water science have changed the way we see and und...
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2022 RECIPIENT
Efi Foufoula-Georgiou
Professor Foufoula-Georgiou is a world-leader in theoretical hydrology, having shaped the field of multi-scale organization of hydrologic processes and dynamic evolution of landscapes. There is perhaps no more important scientific challenge in the hy...
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2021 RECIPIENT
Diane M McKnight
Diane McKnight has been a majorcontributor and leader in the aquatic sciences for over three decades. She is unique in the field as she has made seminal contributions in physical, chemical and ecological aspects of natural waters. The breadth and dep...
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2020 RECIPIENT
Martinus Van Genuchten
2019 RECIPIENT
S. Majid Hassanizadeh
Majid Hassanizadeh has made seminal contributions to hydrological sciences through pioneering and highly impactful research in the formulation of fundamental theories for flow and transport in porous media and is most deserving of receiving this hono...
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2018 RECIPIENT
Dennis P Lettenmaier
Over the past 3 decades, Dr. Lettenmaier has grown into the foremost pioneer in hydrologic land surface modeling. His key overall contribution in this evolution has been to take the lead in the macroscale parameterization of land surface variability,...
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2017 RECIPIENT
Eric F Wood
The awarding of the Robert E. Horton Medal to Eric F. Wood recognizes him for major advances he has made toward ­process-­based representation of global hydrology through developing hyperresolution models and enhancing them dynamically with remotely ...
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2016 RECIPIENT
Thomas Dunne
This is an award that is long overdue. Tom Dunne has been a major influence in hydrology and geomorphology for the past 40 years in a variety of environments, from Vermont to East Africa, the Andes, and the Amazon. Tom’s methodology has been instruct...
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