[Coral-List] Dr. Charlie Veron Wins 2004 Darwin Medal

Rich Aronson raronson at disl.org
Fri Jan 9 12:04:08 EST 2004

The Darwin Medal, the most prestigious award given by the International
Society for Reef Studies, is presented every four years at the
International Coral Reef Symposium. It is awarded to a senior ISRS
member who is recognized worldwide for major contributions throughout
her/his career.  The previous recipients have been Drs. David Stoddart,
Peter Glynn, Ian Macintyre and Yossi Loya. The next occasion at which
the medal will be presented is the Tenth International Coral Reef
Symposium, to be held in Okinawa Japan from 28 June to 2 July 2004.
ISRS is pleased to announce that Dr. J. E. N. (Charlie) Veron has been
elected to receive the 2004 Darwin Medal. Dr. Veron is Leading Scientist
at the Australian Institute of Marine Science in Townsville,
Queensland.  ISRS President Dr. Nick Polunin will present the medal and
Dr. Veron will deliver a plenary address at a ceremony in Okinawa
scheduled for Tuesday 29 June.
For more information on the International Coral Reef Symposium, please
see www.plando.co.jp/icrs2004

Richard B. Aronson, Ph.D.
Senior Marine Scientist
Dauphin Island Sea Lab
101 Bienville Boulevard
Dauphin Island, AL 36528 USA

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