Peer nomination required
Recognizing Contributions to the Basic Knowledge of Natural Hazards or Disaster Risks
The Gilbert F. White Distinguished Award and Lecture are presented annually to recognize original contributions to the basic knowledge of natural hazards or disaster risks. The award honors the life and work of Gilbert F. White, an AGU Fellow and geoscientist who was internationally known for his contributions to natural hazards research and flood plain management.
- An award certificate
- Recognition in Eos
- Recognition at AGU's annual meeting during the award presentation year
- An invitation to present the Gilbert F. White Distinguished Lecture at AGU's annual meeting during the award presentation year
About the Natural Hazards Section
The Natural Hazards Section fosters a focus within AGU on studies of geophysical hazards, including droughts, earthquakes, fires, flooding, heat waves, landslides, space weather, storms, tsunamis, volcanoes, impact by near-Earth objects, and related events.
- an active AGU member
- primarily or secondarily affiliated with the Natural Hazards section