David Karl elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
The Academy announced David Karl, the Pavel Chair in Oceanography and Director of C-MORE, among their 2015 class of members. Since its founding in 1780, the Academy has elected leading “thinkers and doers” from each generation, including George Washington and Benjamin Franklin in the eighteenth century, Daniel Webster and Ralph Waldo Emerson in the nineteenth, and Margaret Mead and Martin Luther King, Jr. in the twentieth. The current membership includes more than 250 Nobel laureates and more than 60 Pulitzer Prize winners.
David Karl, the Victor and Peggy Brandstrom Pavel professor of oceanography and director of the Daniel K. Inouye Center for Microbial Oceanography: Research and Education (C-MORE) at the University of Hawai?i has been honored with the 2015 DuPont Award in Applied and Environmental Microbiology from the American Society for Microbiology, the largest professional life sciences society in the world. With this award, the American Society for Microbiology recognizes “outstanding accomplishment” in research and development in environmental microbiology.
Congratulations to Grieg Steward and Matthew Church Recipients of the Department of Oceangraphy Edward Dixon Stroup and Klaus Wrytki Awards
Grieg Steward and Matthew Church were selected as the recipients of the Dept of Oceanography's excellence in teaching and mentoring awards, the Edward Dixon Stroup and Klaus Wrytki awards for undergraduate teaching and graduate teaching, respectively. These awards are named after two of the Department's leading educators.
The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) has awarded Matthew Church, Oceanography associate professor, with this year’s Yentsch-Schindler Early Career Award for his broad-based research in microbial oceanography from genomes to biomes, effective training and mentorship of diverse international scholars, and unselfish community service.
Ocean Faculty Learn the Details of How El Niño Affects Coral Reefs.
Faculty members Mark Merrifield, Brian Powell, Brian Glazer, research affiliate Samantha Stevenson, and Kim Cobb from Georgia Tech traveled to Palmyra Atoll to improve the understanding of how El Niño magnitude relates to coral oxygen isotope ratios. Watch a video of their field work here.
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