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ECI Prizes 2010

The ECI Jury under the chairmanship of Prof. Victor Smetacek has elected Prof. Paul Falkowski as ECI Prize Winner 2010 and Dr. Francesca Malfatti as IRPE Prize Winner 2010.

The Prize documents were handed over during the Prize Awarding Ceremony on August 25, 2010 in Oldendorf/Luhe, Germany.


ECI Prize Winner in marine ecology: Prof. Paul Falkowski, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA


IRPE Prize Winner in marine ecology: Dr. Francesca Malfatti, University of California. San Diego, California, USA


Chairman of the Jury: Prof. Victor Smetacek, Alfred Wegener Institute, Bremerhaven, Germany


Participants in the ECI Prize Awarding Ceremony 2010:


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Group Photo:
    1st Row, from left:
Sari Ruskin (New Brunswick, USA), Helga Kinne*, Prof. Dr. Paul Falkowski (ECI Prize Winner 2010, New Brunswick, USA), Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Otto Kinne* (Director, International Ecology Institute), Dr. Francesca Malfatti (IRPE Prize Winner 2010, Santa Barbara, USA), Karen Smetacek (Bremerhaven, Germany), Christiane Hart*
    2nd Row:
Claire Pritchard* with daughter Lotta, Natalie Striepe*, Angela Fromm*, Linda Froome*, Edda Petronio & Ferruccio Malfatti (Parents of IRPE Prize Winner, Trieste, Italy), Dr. Christine Klaas (Bremerhaven, Germany), Prof. Dr. Victor Smetacek (Bremerhaven, Germany), Ian Stewart*, Ivor George*
    3rd Row:
Jacob Holtmann (Helgoland, Germany), Prof. Hans-Georg Hoppe (Kiel, Germany), Nicole Taros*, Ingrid Hoppe (Kiel, Germany), Dr. Hans Heinrich Janssen*, Cathy Fesefeldt*, Dr. Dieter Wolf-Gladrow (Bremerhaven. Germany), Matthias Seaman*, Justin Mellersh*, Matthias Dirbach*, Katrin Marwinsky (Hamburg, Germany), Dr. Stephan Kinne (Hamburg, Germany)
    4th Row:
Prof. Dr. Tom Fenchel (Copenhagen, Denmark), Volker Kraft (Munich, Germany), Christy Sando (Munich, Germany), Iris Rousseau (Hoopte, Germany), Eduard van Leuwen (Hoopte, Germany), Prof. Dr. Sven Klimpel (Frankfurt/Main, Germany), John Austin*, Tim St. Clair*

*Members of Inter-Research