Society Award Presentations:

Monday

The Hynes Award for New Investigators is awarded by NABS to a junior scientist who was first author of an outstanding primary publication in benthic science published in the last 3 years. The 2010 award went to: Dr. John Davis, Idaho State University, for John M. Davis, Amy D. Rosemond, Susan L. Eggert, Wyatt F. Cross, and J. Bruce Wallace. 2010. Long-term nutrient enrichment decouples predator and prey production. PNAS 107(1): 121126.
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The Lindeman Award is given by ASLO in honor of Raymond L. Lindeman (1915-1942) to recognize an outstanding paper written by a young aquatic scientist. The 2010 award went to: Dr. Roman Stocker, MIT, for Stocker R., Seymour J. R., Samadani A., Hunt, D. E., and Polz, M. F. 2008. Rapid chemotactic response enables marine bacteria to exploit microscale nutrient patches. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105: 4209-4214
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Tuesday

The G. Evelyn Hutchinson Award is offered annually by ASLO to recognize excellence in any aspect of limnology or oceanography. The 2010 award went to: Peter Dillon, Trent University, for his pioneering work in chemical limnology, including innovative research on eutrophication in lakes and long-term studies that have significantly advanced understanding of the responses of lakes and wetlands to acid deposition and climate change.
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The Award of Excellence is offered annually by NABS for outstanding contributions to benthic science. The Environmental Stewardship Award is affered by NABS to a member or non-member who has worked successfully to translate scientific knowledge into the social/public arena. For 2010, both awards were given to: William L. Hilsenhoff, University of Wisconsin - Madison.
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The Arthur C. Redfield Lifetime Achievement Award is offered annually by ASLO to recognize and honor major, long-term achievements in the fields of limnology and oceanography, including research, education and service to the community and society. For 2010, the award recipient was Dr. James F. Kitchell, University of Wisconsin - Madison, for field-changing contributions in the areas of fish ecology and fisheries, trophic dynamics, and understanding the role of fish in aquatic ecosystems.
Award Presentation

Thursday:

ASLO's John Martin Award recognizes a paper in aquatic sciences that is judged to have had a high impact on subsequent research in the field. For 2010, the award was presented for M.J.R. Fasham, H.W. Ducklow, and S.M. McKelvie. 1990. A nitrogen-based model of plankton dynamics in the oceanic mixed layer. Journal of Marine Research, 48: 591-639
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The Ruth Patrick Award is offered by ASLO to honor outstanding research by a scientist in the application of basic aquatic science principles to the identification, analysis and/or solution of important environmental problems. For 2010, the award was presented to Samuel N. Luoma for his passionate dedication to the solution of environmental problems in San Francisco Bay and his distinguished record of innovative research, leadership, and inspirational mentoring in trace metal ecotoxicology and water resource management.
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Friday:

The Distinguished Service Award is offered by NABS to recognize members who have made a long and lasting contribution to the betterment and enrichement of NABS. For 2010, the award was presented to Dr. Bernard Sweeney, Stroud Water Laboratory.
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The Ramon Margalef Award for Excellence in Education is offered by ASLO to recognize excellence in teaching and mentoring in the fields of limnology and oceanography. For 2010, the award was presented to Dr. C. Susan Weiler, for her long-standing dedication to mentoring and educating the next generation of scholars in limnology and oceanography, and particularly for her visionary development of programs for newly graduated doctoral students.
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