TITLE

Likens named winner of 1990 AIBS Distinguished Service Award

PUB. DATE
July 1990
SOURCE
BioScience;Jul/Aug90, Vol. 40 Issue 7, p547
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that Gene E. Likens has been named the winner of the 1990 AIBS Distinguished Service Award. His dedication to seeking solutions to complex environmental problems; Role as director of the Institute of Ecosystem Studies at the New York Botanical garden and the Cary Arboretum; Proponent of long-term ecological research as a way to solve global ecological problems.
ACCESSION #
10219389

 

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