The Kerry Kelts Student Research Awards of the Limnogeology Division

 The application process for the Kerry Kelts Research Awards of the Limnogeology Division is now open. These awards for undergraduate or graduate student research are named in honor of Kerry Kelts, a visionary limnogeologist and inspiring teacher. This year, one award of $1,000 in research related to limnogeology, limnology, or paleolimnology is available. Application for this award is simple and consists of a summary of the proposed research, its significance, and how the award will be used (five-page maximum). Please send your summary in PDF format along with your name and a short (two-page maximum) CV to the chair of the Limnogeology Division, Dan Deocampo <>. Please put your name in all PDF file names that you send. Application Deadline: August 1, 2011. Awards will be announced at the Limnogeology Division Business Meeting and Reception at the 2011 GSA Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota in October.   

We hope to increase the number of the awards in succeeding years. If you are interested in supporting this awards program, please send your donations, designated for the Kerry Kelts Research Awards of the Limnogeology Division, to GSA, P.O. Box 9140, Boulder, CO 80301-9140, USA.




Kerry Kelts just before receiving the first

Bradley Medal at the ILIC meeting in Brest, France

Photo credit: Michael Rosen