The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
G Evelyn Hutchinson
Sterling Professor Emeritus of Zoology and Senior Research Biologist
New Haven,Connecticut USA
"For his role in the emergence of ecology as a modern science, and introducing American geochemists to the importance of living organisms in the cycles of the elements. His work has proved the importance of environmental studies for society in general."
Presented by President Bush at a White House Rose Garden Ceremony on September 16, 1991.