The Bowie Lecture Series was inaugurated in 1989 to commemorate the fiftieth presentation of the William Bowie Medal, which is AGU’s highest honor and is named for AGU’s first president. Bowie Lectures are distinguished below with an asterisk (*). All lectures will be videotaped for on-demand viewing and posted on the Fall Meeting Web site.


Wednesday, 7 December

NG32A Lorenz Lectures
Moscone South, Room 103, 1020h
Criticality and Self-Organization in Atmospheric Processes
Presented by Alvaro Corral, Centre de Recerca Matematica, Barcelona, Spain

Moscone South, Room 103, 1105h
On the Interactions Between Planetary and Mesoscale Dynamics in the Oceans
Presented by Ian Grooms, New York University and University of Colorado, Boulder, USA

P33I Whipple Lecture
Moscone South, Room 103, 1340h
The Complex Evolution of Comet Nuclei: Evidence from Deep Impact and Stardust-NExT
Presented by Joseph Veverka, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA

G34A Bowie Lecture*
Moscone West, Rooms 2022-2024, 1600h
GPS Array as a Sensor of Lithosphere, Troposphere and Ionosphere
Presented by Kosuke Heki, Hokkaido University, Japan

T34A Birch Lecture*
Moscone West, Rooms 2022-2024, 1700h
Hydrological Responses to Earthquakes (and, was the LUSI Mud Volcano Eruption in Indonesia Caused by an Earthquake?)
Presented by Michael Manga, University of California, Berkeley, USA

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