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A.G. Huntsman Award for Excellence in the Marine Sciences 2021 Award Ceremony and Distinguished Lecture
November 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday, November 26
Ceremony – 10:00 am Atlantic Standard Time
Lecture – 11:00 am Atlantic Standard Time
“On the Colour of Oceans and Freshwater Bodies: Why Does it Change, and Why Does it Matter?”
THE A.G. HUNTSMAN AWARD was established in 1980 by the Canadian marine science community to recognize excellence of research and outstanding contributions to marine sciences. It is presented by the Royal Society of Canada. The award honours marine scientists of any nationality who have had and continue to have a significant influence on the course of marine scientific thought. The Award is named in honour of Archibald Gowanlock Huntsman (1883– 1973), a pioneer Canadian oceanographer and fishery biologist.
The A.G. Huntsman Award was established through initial principal contributions from Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Natural Resources Canada, the Province of Nova Scotia, and the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers. Additional endowment was later granted from the LiFT Family Fund through Gift Funds Canada.
The Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia is Honorary Patron of the A.G. Huntsman Award.