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By [email protected] - 7th January 2016 - 10:59

Geological Society of America Honours Esri Chief Scientist Dawn Wright,

The Geological Society of America (GSA) presented the 2015 Bromery Award for Minorities on Esri Chief Scientist, Dr. Dawn J. Wright Phd. The award recognizes Dawn’s lifetime accomplishments that have advanced geologic and geographic science as well as influenced the professional careers of her students. GSA members presented the award to Dawn during the annual GSA meeting November 1, in Baltimore, Maryland. The Bromery Award for Minorities is awarded to members of any minority group, preferably African Americans, who have made significant contributions to research in the geological sciences, or those who have been instrumental in opening the geoscience field to other minorities. Dawn said. “I am humbled to be honored by such a distinguished organization.” In addition to her role as chief scientist for Esri, Dawn Wright (aka Deepsea Dawn) is a professor of geography and oceanography at Oregon State University.

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