Stewart Krause, Senior Sales Manager, Wyo-Ben Inc. will receive the 2016 National Ground Water Association’s top honor: the Ross L. Oliver Award for outstanding contributions to the groundwater industry. Among Krause’s many groundwater industry contributions is his service on numerous boards, committees and task forces. Bridget R. Scanlon, PhD, Senior Research Scientist (Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin), will receive the M. King Hubbert Award for major science contributions to the knowledge of groundwater. Scanlon has published more than 100 articles in highly regarded peer-reviewed journals such as Groundwater®, Water Resources Research and Environmental Science & Technology. She’s served on many National Academy of Sciences committees, been involved with numerous US Department of Energy scientific endeavors and has been a key member of the NASA GRACE Science Team. Daniel B. Stephens, PhD, PG, PHg, Founder and principal hydrologist at Daniel B. Stephens & Associates Inc., has been named recipient of the Keith E. Anderson Award for outstanding contributions to NGWA. Prabhakar Clement, PhD, Auburn University (AL), will receive the John Hem Award for Excellence in Science & Engineering. Clement’s saltwater intrusion management research led to the publishing of a seminal work in 2011 in which he explored the impacts of climate change-related sea level rise on saltwater intrusion. The awards will be presented during NGWA’s 2016 Groundwater Week, December 6-8 in Las Vegas, NV.
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