Awards & Winners

Gilbert F. White

Date of Birth 26-November-1911
Place of Birth Chicago
(Illinois, United States of America, Chicago metropolitan area, Area code 872)
Also know as Gilbert Fowler White, Gilbert White
Gilbert Fowler White was a prominent American geographer, sometimes termed the "father of floodplain management" and the "leading environmental geographer of the 20th century". White is known predominantly for his work on natural hazards, particularly flooding, and the importance of sound water management in contemporary society.

Awards by Gilbert F. White

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National Medal of Science for Physical Science
(For outstanding leadership and scientific contributions to geography and other Earth and environmental sciences, and for helping shape cooperative efforts to assess the Nation's floodplain, water use, and natural disaster policies for more than five decades.)