Paleonet: [Fwd: Dr. Jere Lipps - 2010 Moore Medalist]
plotnick at uic.edu
Tue Sep 29 19:57:08 GMT 2009
Well deserved congratulations to Jere! -
SEPM Society for Sedimentary Geology announces that Dr. Jere Lipps
(University of California, Berkeley, CA) has been awarded the 2010 Moore
Medal for excellence in the study and application of paleontology.
Dr. Lipp's contributions to paleontology range across many fields,
including micropaleontology, molluscan paleocommunities, general
paleobiology (including organism responses to climate change), and
temporal assessments ("temporal smearing") of extinction events owing to
incompleteness of the fossil record (termed the "Signor-Lipps Effect").
He also has served the paleontological community as President of the
Cushman Foundation for Foraminiferal Research, President of the
Paleontological Society and Chair of the Association of North American
Paleontological Societies, among others.
Roy E. Plotnick
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
University of Illinois at Chicago
845 W. Taylor St.
Chicago, IL 60607
E-mail: plotnick at uic.edu
office phone: 312-996-2111 fax: 312-413-2279
lab phone: 312-355-1342
web page: http://www.uic.edu/~plotnick/plotnick.htm
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