Eugene Parker Lecture

Basic Information

The Eugene Parker Lecture honors the life and work of solar astrophysicist, Eugene N. Parker. This Space Physics and Aeronomy section named lecture is presented at the AGU Fall Meeting. The Parker Lecture is webcast and made available as an archived presentation on the AGU website.

The Parker 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. Parker is a past recipient of the William Bowie medal.

CITATION/SCOPE STATEMENT

The Parker Lecture is given to a Space Scientist who has made significant contributions in the fields of Solar and Heliospheric science. 

LECTURE INCLUDES

  • Lecture certificate
  • Announcement in Eos
  • Invitation to present the Parker 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 Space Physics and Aeronomy section dinner at the AGU Fall Meeting during the lecture presentation year

FREQUENCY: Presented two of every three years