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Gulf Guardian Award Winners 2003

Individual Category - 1st Place

Project #: GG-03-13
Company: LUMCON
Project Name: Dr. Nancy N. Rabalais, Chauvin, LA
Category: Individual
Project Type: Nutrient Enrichment and Habitat
Average Rating: 21.286

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.

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