Gilbert F. White Distinguished Lecture

Basic Information

The Gilbert F. White Distinguished Lecture honors the life and work of AGU Fellow and geoscientist, Gilbert F. White. White was internationally known for his significant contributions to natural hazards research, particularly flooding, and the importance of sound water management in contemporary society.

This Natural Hazards focus group named lecture is presented annually at the AGU Fall Meeting. The White Lecture is webcast and made available as an archived presentation on the AGU website.

The White lecturer is selected in recognition of original contributions to the basic knowledge of natural hazards and/or disaster risks. For more details about the nomination requirements, visit the Natural Hazards focus group website.

CITATION/SCOPE STATEMENT

For original contributions to the basic knowledge of natural hazards and/or disaster risks.

LECTURE INCLUDES

  • Lecture certificate
  • Announcement in Eos
  • Invitation to present the White Lecture at the AGU Fall Meeting during the lecture presentation year
  • Recognition at the AGU Fall Meeting during the lecture presentation year

FREQUENCY: Presented annually.