Meinzer Award

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The O.E. Meinzer Award is the annual award of the Hydrogeology Division of the Geological Society of America. Established in 1965, t is named after Oscar Edward Meinzer who has been called the "father of modern groundwater hydrology".[1] The Meinzer award recognizes the author or authors of a publication or body of publications that have significantly advanced the science of hydrogeology or a closely related field.[2]

List of Recipients[edit]

The recipients of the award are:[3]

  • 1965 Tóth, József
  • 1966 McGuinness, C. L.
  • 1967 Stallman, Robert W.
  • 1968 Hantush, Mahdi S.
  • 1969 Cooper, Hilton H., Jr.
  • 1970 Stringfield, Victor T.
  • 1971 Maxey, George B.
  • 1972 Poland, Joseph F. and Davis, George H.
  • 1973 Back, William and Hanshaw, Bruce B.
  • 1974 Freeze, R. Allan
  • 1975 Bredehoeft, John D. and Pinder, George F.
  • 1976 Neuman, Shlomo P. and Witherspoon, Paul A.
  • 1977 Rubin, Jacob and James, Ronald V.
  • 1978 Nelson, William R.
  • 1979 Sharp, John. M., Jr., and Domenico, P. A.
  • 1980 Cooley, Richard. L.
  • 1981 Bennett, Gordon D.
  • 1983 Weeks, Edwin P.
  • 1984 Schwartz, Franklin W. and Smith, Leslie. J.
  • 1985 Cherry, John A.
  • 1986 Narasimhan, T. N.
  • 1987 Gelhar, Lynn W.
  • 1988 Winograd, Isaac J.
  • 1989 Davis, Stanley N.
  • 1990 Hem, John D.
  • 1991 Neuzil, Christopher E.
  • 1992 Bethke, Craig M.
  • 1993 Plummer, L. Niel
  • 1994 Gorelick, Steven M.
  • 1995 Garven, Grant
  • 1996 Wilson, John L.
  • 1997 Konikow, Leonard F.
  • 1998 Anderson, Mary P.
  • 1999 Sudicky, Edward A.
  • 2000 Chapelle, Francis H.
  • 2001 Philips, Fred M.
  • 2002 Winter, Thomas C.
  • 2003 Ingebritsen, Steven E.
  • 2004 de Marsily, Ghislain
  • 2005 Siegel, Donald I.
  • 2006 Pruess, Karsten
  • 2007 Frape, Shaun
  • 2008 Thorstenson, Donald C.
  • 2009 Edmunds, W. Mike
  • 2010 Baedecker, Mary Jo
  • 2011 Graham E. Fogg
  • 2012 Parkhurst, David L.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Meyer, Gerald (17 November 2012). "Oscar E. Meinzer — father of modern groundwater hydrology in the United States". Hydrogeology Journal. 3 (2): 76–78. doi:10.1007/s10040-995-0005-0. 
  2. ^ "O. E. Meinzer Award". Geological Society of America. Retrieved 18 September 2015. 
  3. ^ "Past O. E. Meinzer Recipients". Geological Society of America. Retrieved 18 September 2015.