Established in 1994, the Bjerknes Lecture honors the life of Jacob Aall Bonnevie Bjerknes (1897-1975) and his work in developing the basic theory of fronts and cyclogenesis and weather prediction and the development of quantitative models for that purpose. You can view past Bjerknes Lecturers on the Atmospheric Sciences section website.
The Bjerknes Lecture is also a part of the Bowie Lecture Series, which was inaugurated in 1989 to commemorate the 50th presentation of the William Bowie medal, which is AGU’s highest honor and named for its first president.
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- Lecture certificate
- Announcement in Eos
- Invitation to present the Bjerknes Lecture at the AGU Fall Meeting during the lecture presentation year
- Recognition at the AGU Fall Meeting during the lecture presentation year
- Complimentary ticket to the Atmospheric Sciences Business Meeting/Banquet at the AGU Fall Meeting during the lecture presentation year
FREQUENCY: Presented annually.