Professor Des Walling (centre) receiving his degree.

Geographer awarded the degree of Doctor Honoris Causa from Warsaw University of Life Sciences

On June 16th, 2010, Professor Des Walling received the degree of Doctor Honoris Causa from the Warsaw University of Life Sciences, at a special ceremony held in the Crystal Hall of the University.

The degree was awarded for his outstanding contribution to the science of hydrology and the study of erosion and sedimentation. Des was the 89th person to receive this honorary degree in the nearly 200 year history of the University. The 1 hour ceremony was attended by representatives of many Polish Universities as well as a large congregation that included four of his former PhD students.

Date: 1 July 2010

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