Emeritus Professor Ghislain de Marsily, from the University Paris VI in France, was recognised with an honorary Degree of Doctor of Science from Flinders University. The award recognises his scientific achievements and significant contributions to hydrogeology.
Professor de Marsily addressed the graduands on at the ceremony. Watch the speech here.
Professor de Marsily has served Flinders University as a member of the International Scientific Advisory Committee of the National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training.
Professor de Marsily is in Adelaide this week to present the Shultz Oration 'Will there be enough water for all in the twenty-first century?' see below for all the details.