Edith "Jackie" Ronne Award Recipients


Ronne Award For Antarctic Research or Exploration

Established: 2010

This honor is awarded to an early-to mid career member or non-member who has made a significant contribution to the Antarctic region. 


2022 Cassandra Brooks
Who is at the interface of science and policy and very active in conservation issues, especially with regard to the Ross Sea region Marine Protected Area, the world’s largest MPA established by the Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources.

2014 Jill Mikucki
For her research on how organisms survive in the extreme cold and what their purpose is in the ecosystem.

2011 Polly A. Penhale
For her cutting edge on research, mentoring in, and guiding the direction of polar research.



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