2022 ASLO Award Recipients

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© Helen Fredricks / WHOI

Benjamin Van Mooy
The G. Evelyn Hutchinson Award honors a scientist who has made considerable contributions to knowledge in limnology and oceanography, and whose future work promises a continuing legacy of scientific excellence. Benjamin Van Mooy (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution) is the winner of the 2022 G. E. Hutchinson Award for fundamental insights into phosphorus and lipid cycling in marine ecosystems, through innovative experimental and observational studies employing novel analytical techniques.
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Mohammad ‘Monir’ Moniruzzaman

Mohammad ‘Monir’ Moniruzzaman
The Raymond L. Lindeman Award honors a young author for an outstanding peer-reviewed, English-language paper in the aquatic sciences. The 2022 Lindeman Award is being presented to Mohammad ‘Monir’ Moniruzzaman (Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami) for his 2020 Nature paper, “Widespread endogenization of giant viruses shapes genomes of green algae” describing the integration of viral elements from giant DNA viruses into the genomes of green algae, providing evidence of their importance in protistan evolution and response to environmental change.
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Nenibarini Zabbey

Nenibarini Zabbey
The Ruth Patrick Award honors scientists who have applied the aquatic sciences towards solving critical environmental problems. Nenibarini Zabbey (University of Port Harcourt) is the 2022 Ruth Patrick awardee for research and engagement with a critical impact on recovery of the Niger Delta ecosystem from oil spills and environmental justice for affected communities.
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Hilairy E. Hartnett

Hilairy E. Hartnett and co-authors
The John H. Martin Award recognizes a paper in aquatic sciences that is judged to have had a high impact on subsequent research in the field. “Influence of oxygen exposure time on organic carbon preservation in continental margin sediments” by Hilairy E. Hartnett (Arizona State University) et al. is the 2022 Martin Award winner for describing 'oxygen exposure time' as both a concept and a quantitative parameter, which have revolutionized the study of organic matter preservation in marine and lakes sediments.
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Michael Vanni
The Ramón Margalef Award for Excellence in Education honors excellence in teaching and mentoring in the fields of limnology and oceanography. The 2022 Margalef Award winner is Michael Vanni (Miami University) who has had a lasting impact on his trainees’ careers and approaches to education by providing transformative educational experiences and through a passionate commitment to student mentoring.
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© Miami University

Michael Vanni
The Ramón Margalef Award for Excellence in Education honors excellence in teaching and mentoring in the fields of limnology and oceanography. The 2022 Margalef Award winner is Michael Vanni (Miami University) who has had a lasting impact on his trainees’ careers and approaches to education by providing transformative educational experiences and through a passionate commitment to student mentoring.
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Diva Amon
The Yentsch-Schindler Early Career Award honors an early-career scientist for outstanding and balanced contributions to research, science training, and broader societal issues such as resource management, conservation, policy, and public education. Diva Amon (SpeSeas) is the 2022 Yentsch-Schindler Award winner for her outstanding scientific research, communication, and policy contributions to the field of deep-sea biodiversity and ocean health research which have created lasting, measurable international impact and driven equitable deep ocean conservation, protection, and policymaking.
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