Brown-Nichols Science Award - Nomination Criteria

Dr. Peter Moyle and Dr. Sam Luoma
Award recipients Dr. Peter Moyle and Dr. Sam Luoma.

Candidates for the award must meet one or more of the following criteria:

  1. Conducts significant scientific research in the San Francisco Estuary and watershed.
  2. Makes significant scientific contributions to the development of management strategies or policies.
  3. Facilitates the practice of good science by others through management, mentoring, or collaboration.

The contributions of the candidate for the award must be broadly recognized as important among scientists, agencies and stakeholders. In addition, it is desirable that the candidate be involved in public education and outreach activities.

Nominations for the 2012 award are now closed. The recipient will be named during the Bay-Delta Science Conference Plenary Session.

Questions? Contact Michelle Shouse or Lauren Muscatine at the following addresses: