Gerald M. Friedman, with the Rensselaer Center of Applied Geology, Brooklyn College (C.U.N.Y.), Troy, N.Y., heads the list of those who will receive the Association's highest honors and awards during the opening session at the AAPG annual meeting in New Orleans.
The session, which will also include a welcome from meeting general chairman Erik Mason and the presidential address of M. Ray Thomasson, will begin at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 16, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center auditorium.
Immediately following the awards ceremony will be the Icebreaker reception in the exhibits hall.
AAPG awards are presented to recognize individuals for service to the profession, the science, the Association and the public.
Included in the ceremony this year will be the presentation of AAPG House of Delegates awards for honorary membership and service to the House.
Those to be honored in New Orleans are:
Sidney Powers Memorial Award
Gerald M. Friedman, distinguished professor of geology, Brooklyn College of the City University of New York.
This is AAPG's highest honor reflecting contributions to petroleum geology.