Professor Stan Awramik has been elected a Fellow of the Geological Society of America.
Stanley M. Awramik (University of California, Santa Barbara): Awramik is an internationally known leader in the subject of pre-Phanerozoic life and the microbial fossil record, with more than 100 publications spanning over 40 years. Specifically, he is most known for his work on stromatolites and microfossils: His work is highly regarded and widely cited in the literature. He has edited many key volumes for the geologic community, as well as organized international symposia.
—Frank A. Corsetti
GSA’s newly elected Fellows will be recognized at the 2013 GSA Annual Meeting Awards Ceremony on Monday, 28 Oct., at the Colorado Convention Center.