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ESSAS Co-Chair Sei-Ichi Saitoh wins PICES Wooster Award

Prof. Sei-Ichi Saitoh was honoured by PICES at their 2016 annual science meeting held in San Diego, California at the beginning of November.  

He received the Wooster Award, named in honour of Professor Warren S. Wooster, a principal founder and the first Chairman of PICES, is given annually to an individual who has made significant scientific contributions to North Pacific marine science, such as understanding and predicting the role of human and climate interactions on marine ecosystem production.

Prof. Saitoh received the award for his world class research on satellite oceanography, his efforts to use satellites to help the fishing industry understand the role of physical oceanography on fish stock distributions, his outstanding contribution to PICES over many years, and for being an excellent supervisor and mentor to a long list of students.  Congratulations Sei-Ichi!

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ESSAS Co-chairs

Ken Drinkwater
Institute of Marine Research
Bergen, Norway

Franz Mueter
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Alaska, USA

Sei-Ichi Saitoh
Hokkaido University
Hakodate, Japan