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VIMS professor selected as Leopold Fellow
Date:2/28/2011

Professor Elizabeth Canuel of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science is among 20 environmental scientists from the U.S., Canada, and Mexico who have been awarded a prestigious Aldo Leopold Leadership Fellowship for 2011.

As a Leopold Fellow, Canuel will participate in two intensive week-long training sessionsone on and around Capitol Hilldesigned to promote effective communication of science to citizens, policymakers, the business community, and other non-academic audiences.

The Leopold program, based at Stanford University's Woods Institute for the Environment, is named after the influential American conservationist Aldo Leopold, who helped lead the movement for wilderness preservation in the United States. Leopold is author of A Sand County Almanac, one of the classics of American environmental literature.

Professor Pamela Matson, scientific director of the Leopold program and dean of Stanford's School of Earth Sciences, explains, "Academic scientists work hard to understand environmental problems and develop potential solutions, but to solve problems requires communication and a two‐way flow of information between scientists and decision makers. The Leopold Leadership Program trains academics to close the gap between knowledge and action."

Canuel is a marine geochemist who uses chemical "signatures" within environmental samples to better understand how human activities modify the carbon cycle in the coastal zone. Her work has focused on two of the nation's largest and most troubled estuariesChesapeake Bay and San Francisco Bay.

Canuel says her interest in applying for Leopold training stems from her recent involvement in the Chesapeake Algal Projecta collaborative effort to harvest wild algae from Chesapeake Bay for use as a biofueland her desire to train her own and other graduate students at VIMS in effective science communication.

"I applied for the fellowship because I wanted to make my science m
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Contact: David Malmquist
davem@vims.edu
804-684-7011
Virginia Institute of Marine Science
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