The inaugural APECS Canada - ArcticNet Student Assocation Award was awarded to Eric Loring from Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) during the ArcticNet Annual Science meeting banquet on Thrusday, December 12th, 2013. Jennifer Provencher, representing both APECS Canada and the ASA introduced the award to the crowd.
Eric was presented his award by two long term APECS and ASA mentors (Lisa Loseto and Nikolaus Gantner) whom Eric has helped support, inspire and enable to work in polar science over the years. As a token of appreciation Eric was given a book that had been made from collected images and messges from students and colleagues he has worked with throughout his career. You can learn more about Eric here.
Nomninations are now open for the 2014 mentor award. Please visit here to find out more.