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Congratulations to the 2015 award winners:

2015 Joanna M. Resig Awardee

Catherine Davis, "Planktic Foraminifera of the Central California Margin: Seasonality and Laboratory Culture for applications in Paleothermometry and Paleoceanography," University of California, Davis, USA.

Natasha Mendez-Ferrer, "Characterizing photic stress in Amphistegina gibbosa d’Orbigny," University of South Florida, USA.

Kate Salmon, "How has recent ocean acidification affected the biocalcification and ecology of planktonic foraminifera?” Open University, United Kingdom.

2015 William V. Sliter Research Award

Janet Burke, "Establishing a Relationship Between Foraminiferal Community Morphology and Environmental Conditions," Yale University, USA.

Marissa Davies, "Foraminiferal biostratigraphy and paleoenvironmental conditions of the Late Cretaceous Kanguk Formation, Ellesmere Island, Nunavut, Canada," Carleton University, Ontario, Canada.

2015 Joseph A. Cushman Award for Student Research

Sean Beckwith, "Elevated Saturation Levels from Carbonate Substrates Serve as Refugia for Larger Foraminifera," University of South Florida, USA

Jennifer Walker, "Reconstructing late Holocene sea-level in the Chesapeake Bay area using salt-marsh foraminifera," Rutgers University, USA.

2015 Loeblich and Tappan Student Research Award:

Megan Fung, "Exploring Early Eocene Hyperthermals from an onshore corehole on the New Jersey Paleo-Continental Shelf (ODP 174AX)," Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA.

Christian Haller, 'A modern Analog in Storm Deposit Preservation: The foraminifera in the “Storm of the Century,” ' University of South Florida, USA.

Sarah White, "Using foraminiferal B/Ca to constrain the effect of dissolution on key Pliocene Mg/Ca temperature records," University of California, Santa Cruz, USA.

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