Hydrologic Sciences Award

Basic Information

The Hydrologic Sciences Award, known as the Robert E. Horton Award from 1956 to 1998, was established in 1956 and is granted by the Section for outstanding contributions to the Science of Hydrology over a career, with an emphasis on the past five years.  This annual award is the highest disciplinary recognition for senior scientists within the Hydrology section. The name of the award has changed over the years to the Hydrology Section Award (1998-2000), Hydrology Award (2000-2005) and Hydrologic Sciences Award in 2005. A list of past recipients is available on the Hydrology section website.

CITATION/SCOPE STATEMENT

For outstanding contributions to the Science of Hydrology over a career, with an emphasis on the past five years.

LECTURE INCLUDES

  • Award certificate
  • Announcement in Eos
  • Recognition at the AGU Fall Meeting during the award presentation year
  • Complimentary meeting registration to participate in the AGU Fall Meeting during the award presentation year
  • Complimentary ticket to the Hydrology section luncheon at the AGU Fall Meeting during the award presentation year

FREQUENCY: Presented annually.

CAREER LEVEL: Senior Scientist