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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, it 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

Starting in 1973, the list of recipients is available from the National Ground Water Association website.[3]

See also


  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 10 February 2020.
  3. ^ "M. King Hubbert Award recipients". Default. Retrieved 2021-08-21.
  4. ^ Pfannkuch, Olaf (2005). "2005 Medals & Awards" (PDF). Geological Society of America: 8. Retrieved 8 May 2021.