R. Chiarenzelli, St. Lawrence University
Member: GSA Northeastern Section
Jeff Chiarenzelli has made fundamental contributions to the geology of the Hudsonian orogen and the Adirondack Mountains, principally through zircon geochronology, and they represent breakthroughs. He has also made important contributions to techniques dealing with toxic wastes and PCBs. Beyond these, he has been an outstanding teacher of undergraduates.
—James M. McLelland
Jeff is member of the class of 1981
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R. Perfit, University of Florida
Member: GSA Southeastern Section
Michael Perfit is nominated for the award of GSA Fellow for his distinguished contributions in marine geology and igneous petrology. Mike is a leader in marine geology, particularly in the geochemical study of oceanic ridges and the origin of tectonic plates, and is a valuable member of numerous international cooperative research programs.
—David A. Foster
Mike is a member of the class of 1971
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E. Scott, U.S. Geological Survey–Vancouver
Member: GSA Cordilleran Section and GSA Quaternary Geology
and Geomorphology Division
William F. Scott is nominated for his accomplishments and leadership in geology and volcanology of Cascade volcanoes, assessment of hazards and mitigation of risk at arc volcanoes, Quaternary geology of the Bonneville basin and eastern Snake River Plain, and communication of volcanic hazards information to the public.
—Charles R. Bacon
William is a member of the class of 1969
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October 30, 2008