1958

Announcement Date: January 19, 1958

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Charles Warren Thornthwaite received the Cullum Geographical Medal. Thornthwaitewas an American geographer and climatologist. He is best known for devising a climate classification system, published in 1948, that is still in use around the world, and also forhis detailed water budget computations of potential evapotranspiration.