Rodriguez-Iturbe receives Stockholm Water Prize
Posted August 23, 2002; 05:14 p.m.
King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden awarded the Stockholm Water Prize to Princeton hydrologist Ignacio Rodriguez-Iturbe at a ceremony in Stockholm August 15.
The prize, known informally as the "Nobel Prize of Water," is given annually by the Stockholm Water Foundation and carries $150,000 award. As previously announced , the foundation selected Rodriguez-Iturbe for the award in March, citing his many contributions to the basic understanding of how water cycles between the oceans, the atmosphere and the continents.
In the photo above: Princeton colleagues Michael Celia of civil and environmental engineering (left) and Lars Hedin of ecology and evolutionary biology (right) accompanied Rodriguez-Iturbe (center) at the ceremony.
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