Witherspoon Lecture

The Paul Witherspoon Lecture award is given in recognition of outstanding achievements by a mid-career scientist (within 10 to 20 years since PhD) in advancing the field of hydrologic sciences.


  • 2019 - Patrick Reed
  • 2018 – Elizabeth Boyer
  • 2017 – Thorsten Wagener
  • 2016 – Paolo D’Odorico

Nomination eligibility criteria can be found by clicking HERE.

Nomination Process

AGU is now accepting nominations for AGU awards and honors. Information on the nominations process for this award can be found here.