Gulf Guardian Award Winners 2003
Individual Category - 1st Place
|Project Name:||Dr. Nancy N. Rabalais, Chauvin, LA|
|Project Type:||Nutrient Enrichment and Habitat|
Dr. Rabalais is a well-known spokesperson on the causes, effects and remedies for the “Dead Zone” – the low-oxygen bottom waters of the northern Gulf of Mexico. She has become a “linch-pin” scientist/public policy participant because she is: (a) the Science Party Chief over 18 years of monitoring, and for many interdisciplinary studies by scientists from a dozen universities, (be) lead and co-author of high quality science and public policy documents on its causes, effects and remedies; (c) engaged with the public sector through an incredible number of talks, field trips, and participation in multi-disciplinary panels, multi-agency task force(s), and testimony.