James (Jim) Clement Ignatius Dooge (1922–2010)



James (Jim) Clement Ignatius Dooge died peacefully at his home in Dublin, Ireland, on 20 August at age 88. His passing has left an unusual sense of loss among the scientific community.

Jim was an active member of AGU for almost 60 years. He joined in 1951 and was honored as Robert E. Horton Medal winner (1959), Fellow (1980), Bowie medalist (1986) for his “outstanding contribution to fundamental geophysics and for unselfish cooperation in research,” and Langbein Lecturer (1994) for “lifetime contributions to the basic science of hydrology and/or unselfish service promoting cooperation in hydrologic research.”