Walter Langbein Lecture

Basic Information

The Walter Langbein Lecture honors the life and work of hydrologist, Walter B. Langbein. The Langbein Lecture is the premier scientific activity of the Hydrology section held during the AGU Fall Meeting. The Langbein Lecture is webcast and made available as an archived presentation on the AGU website.

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

The Walter B. Langbein Lecture Award is given for lifetime contributions to the science of hydrology and/or for unselfish cooperation in hydrologic research. Additional considerations may be given for candidates renown as a lecturer and/or as an educator. A list of past Langbein lecturers is available on the Hydrology section website.

CITATION/SCOPE STATEMENT

For lifetime contributions to the science of hydrology and/or for unselfish cooperation in hydrologic research

LECTURE INCLUDES

  • Lecture certificate
  • Announcement in Eos
  • Invitation to present the Langbein Lecture at the AGU Fall Meeting during the lecture presentation year
  • Recognition at the AGU Fall Meeting during the lecture presentation year
  • Complimentary meeting registration to participate in the AGU Fall Meeting during the lecture presentation year
  • Complimentary ticket to the Hydrology section luncheon at the AGU Fall Meeting during the lecture presentation year

FREQUENCY: Presented annually.