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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 principal contributions from Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Natural Resources Canada, the Province of Nova Scotia, and the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers.

The Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia is Honorary Patron of the A.G. Huntsman Award.

 

AWARD CEREMONY 2016

Bedford Institute of Oceanography

Left - Dr. Kenneth Frank FRSC

Middle - Dr. Benjamin Halpern

Right - His Honour Brigadier-General The Honourable J.J. Grant, CMM, ONS, CD (Ret'd) Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia

Photo - Kelly Bentham ©Fisheries and Oceans Canada