Nier receives 1992 Bowie medal


  • Don L. Anderson,

  • Alfred O. C. Nier


Alfred O.C. Nier was awarded the 1992 William Bowie Medal for outstanding contributions to fundamental geophysics and unselfish cooperation in research. The Bowie Medal, AGU's most distinguished honor, was presented to Nier on May 13 at the annual Spring Meeting Honors Ceremony in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

The award citation, delivered by Don L. Anderson, and Nier's response are presented below.