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Captain Don Walsh Award for Ocean Exploration Application

Open: Tuesday, March 17, 2020 12:00:00 AM - Sunday, May 31, 2020 11:59:00 PM

Description

Captain Don Walsh Award for Ocean Exploration
Awarded jointly by the Marine Technology Society and the Society for Underwater Technology, this awards recognizes outstanding, sustained, international contribution to the development, application, and propagation of marine technology toward the advancement of ocean exploration.

Don Walsh (born November 2, 1931) is an American oceanographer, explorer, retired naval officer, and marine policy specialist. He and Jacques Piccard were aboard the bathyscaphe Trieste when it made a record descent into the Mariana Trench on January 23, 1960, the deepest point of the world’s oceans.

Eligibility

  • Nominations are considered final once submitted
Deadline

The awards and honors submission deadline is Monday, May 31, 2020 at 11:59 pm (EST).

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