Eugene Shoemaker Lecture

Basic Information

The Eugene Shoemaker Lecture honors the life and work of planetary scientist and geologist, Eugene Merle Shoemaker. This Planetary Sciences section named lecture is presented annually at the AGU Fall Meeting. The Shoemaker Lecture is webcast and made available as an archived presentation on the AGU website.

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

CITATION/SCOPE STATEMENT

The Eugene Shoemaker Lecture honors the life and work of planetary scientist and geologist, Eugene Merle Shoemaker.

LECTURE INCLUDES

  • Lecture certificate
  • Announcement in Eos
  • Invitation to present the Shoemaker Lecture at the AGU Fall Meeting during the award presentation year
  • Recognition at the AGU Fall Meeting during the award presentation year
  • Complimentary ticket to the Planetary Sciences section reception at the AGU Fall Meeting during the award presentation year

FREQUENCY: Presented annually.