The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Francis Boyer Chair of Limnology
Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia,Pennsylvania 19103 USA
"For her algal research, particularly the ecology and paleoecology of diatoms, and for elucidating the importance of biodiversity of aquatic life in ascertaining the natural condition of rivers and the effects of pollution."
Awarded by President Clinton in a White House ceremony on July 26, 1996.