Awards

Daly Lecture

About

The Daly Lecture honors the life and work of geologist Reginald Daly and is presented annually during the AGU Fall Meeting. The Daly Lecture is part of the Bowie Lecture series, which was inaugurated in 1989 to commemorate the 50th presentation of the William Bowie medal, AGU’s highest honor and named for its first president. Reginald Daly is a past recipient of the William Bowie medal. The Daly Lecturer is selected for exemplifying Reginald Daly’s work with outstanding contributions to volcanology, geochemistry, or petrology.

Nominations

Deadline: every April 15 of the year of the award

Procedure: Submit nominations electronically.

The nomination file should include:

  1. Nomination letter explaining the rationale for recommending the candidate (a brief paragraph is acceptable).
  2. OPTIONAL: Nominee’s curriculum vitae
  3. OPTIONAL: Nominee’s selected bibliography
  4. OPTIONAL: Up to three additional letters of support – preferably on letterhead

Selection is by the VGP section President.

Previous Daly Lecturers

  • 2017 Catherine Chauvel
  • 2016 Richard Walker
  • 2015 Katharine Cashman
  • 2014 Jane Selverstone
  • 2013 Dante Canil
  • 2012 Jay Ague
  • 2011 Colin Wilson
  • 2010 Dominique Weiss
  • 2009 Mark Harrison
  • 2008 Alex Halliday
  • 2007 Tim Grove
  • 2006 Roberta Rudnick
  • 2005 Calvin Miller
  • 2004 Michael Manga
  • 2003 Claude Jaupart
  • 2002 C J Hawkesworth
  • 2001 Bernard Wood
  • 2000 Bruce Marsh
  • 1999 Bruce Watson
  • 1998 Charlie Langmuir
  • 1997 Steve Haggerty
  • 1996 Wally Broeker
  • 1995 Stan Hart
  • 1994 Ed Stolper
  • 1993 Dave Walker