UTA PASSOW (2022)
2022 A.G. Huntsman Award is
awarded to Uta
Passow in recognition of her significant contributions to our
understanding of the ocean and its ability to respond to anthropogenic
changes such as climate change and oil pollution. Dr. Passow’s research
in marine sciences encompasses the biological pump and carbon cycling,
marine gels and more recently the interaction between marine snow and
oil, to help predict and mediate the impact of these ecosystem
Since her training as a field-going Biological
Oceanographer in Kiel, Germany, Dr Passow has worked at the University of
California, Santa Barbara, USA, at the Alfred Wegener Institute, Germany,
and currently holds a Canada Research Chair at Memorial University of
Newfoundland, Canada. She enjoys an international reputation for her ongoing
efforts to mentor the next generation of marine scientists as well as her
leadership within the marine science community.
Front (L to R)
Dr. Uta Passow (Memorial University),
His Honour The Honourable Arthur J. LeBlanc, ONS, KC, Her
Honour Mrs. Patsy LeBlanc, Sabine Sparwasser Ambassador of the Federal
Republic of Germany to Canada.
Back (L to
Waite (Dalhousie Univerity), Dr. Julia Wright (Royal Society of Canada), Dr.
Alice Ortmann (Huntsman Foundation), Dr. Blair Greenan (Bedford Institute of