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.

Thursday, 8 December

P41D Sagan Lecture
Moscone South, Room 103, 0800h
Radii, Masses, Densities, and Occurrence for Planets Within 0.25 AU
Presented by Geoffrey W. Marcy, University of California, Berkeley, USA

P41E Shoemaker Lecture*
Moscone South, Room 103, 0900h
MESSENGER: Exploring the Innermost Planet
Presented by Sean C. Solomon, Carnegie Institution of Washington, USA

EP42A Sharp Lecture
Moscone South, Room 103, 1020h
Patterns and Processes in Landscapes: Surprises from Earth and Beyond
Presented by Taylor Perron, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA

V42A Daly Lecture
Moscone West, Rooms 2022-2024, 1020h
Insights Into the Workings of Rhyolitic Explosive Eruptions and Their Magmatic Sources
Presented by Colin J. Wilson, Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand


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