Distinguished Service Citation: Katherine Gross
Kay Gross of Michigan State University is the director of the Kellogg Biological Station and is renowned in the ecological community for both her scientific contributions to plant ecology and her contributions to developing the institutional infrastructure of the field. The Distinguished Service Citation recognizes long and distinguished service to ESA, to the larger scientific community, and to the larger purpose of ecology in the public welfare. Gross has been involved in the development of a long-term archive of ecological data that is freely accessible to ecologists and was instrumental in developing a "think tank" for ecology, which resulted in the establishment of the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis.
Sustainability Science Award: Terry Yates and Stuart Chapin
Terry Yates (posthumously) and Stuart Chapin will receive the 2007 and 2008 Sustainability Science awards, respectively. The award recognizes research results that provide scientific foundations for sustainable management, link human and ecological systems and advance sustainability science.
In their 2002 BioScience paper, "The ecology and evolutionary history of an emergent disease: Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome," Yates and his colleagues apply ecological science to public health and unravel the linkages between the ecology of the Hantavirus disease and cli
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