Wednesday, September 14, 2011

UNC's Hans Paerl wins Odum Lifetime Achievement Award

Hans Paerl, Ph.D., of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Institute of Marine Sciences in Morehead City, is the 2011 winner of the Odum Award for Lifetime Achievement. Paerl, William R. Kenan Distinguished Professor of Marine and Environmental Sciences, received the award for his four decades of work to clarify the causes, consequences and mitigation of blooms in estuarine and coastal environments.