Presentation of the 2022 George Burke Maxey Distinguished Service Award by Yu-Feng F. Lin (right) and Madeline Schreiber (left) to Eric Peterson (middle).
The Hydrogeology Division's George Burke Maxey Distinguished Service Award, first presented in 1984, honors noted American hydrogeologist George Burke Maxey. An esteemed mentor and pioneering researcher, Maxey's career spanned more than 35 years and helped establish hydrogeology as the discipline we know today. Presented annually, the award recognizes exemplary service "to the hydrogeology profession and to the Hydrogeology Division."
How To Nominate
The Hydrogeology Division of the Geological Society of America seeks nominations for the Distinguished Service Award for the coming year.
The award will be made in recognition of distinguished personal service to the hydrogeology profession and to the Hydrogeology Division. The award is based on a history of sustained creditable service to the hydrogeology profession and to the Hydrogeology Division. The recipient must be a member of the Hydrogeology Division and not have previously received the award. Nominations should include:
- A letter of nomination that describes the distinguished service that warrants the nomination. Supporting letters are helpful but not required.
- If more than one nomination is made, they must be ranked in order of preference.
Each year, the deadline for submission is by February 1.
Nominations should be sent by e-mail to email@example.com.
Distinguished Service Award Winners
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