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Awards - Distinctions \ Mariolopoulos - Kanaginis Foundation Gold Medal

 

Mariolopoulos – Kanaginis Foundation Gold Medal

 

The Board of Directors of the Foundation awards the Gold Medal to distinguished personalities that contributed to the advancement of the Environmental Sciences.

The Gold Medal portrays the mythical Europe on a bull as she is portrayed on a medal from the so called Aboukir treasure or treasure of Alexander the Great.

In May 1996, during a ceremony in which Professor Paul J. Crutzen (Nobel Prize) was awarded Doctorate of Philosophy by the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, the Foundation decorated him with its Gold Medal.

The Gold Medal was presented by late academician Professor P. Theocharis, President of the National Committee of IGBP of the Academy of Athens, on behalf of the President of the Foundation.

In December 1997 during a UNESCO Conference, the Foundation awarded the Gold Medal to the Secretary-General of the World Meteorological Organization of the UN, Professor G.O.P. Obasi.

 

 

Professor P. Theocharis presenting the Gold Medal of M-K Foundation to Professor P.J. Crutzen.

 

Professor C. Zerefos presenting the Gold Medal of M-K Foundation to Professor G.O.P. Obasi.

 

In April 2000, during the ceremony of the 20th anniversary of the Laboratory of Atmospheric Physics of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, the Gold Medal of the Foundation was presented to Professor I.S.A. Isaksen, member of the Norwegian Academy of Sciences. The Gold Medal was presented by the Vice President of the Foundation, Professor Christos Zerefos.

Professor C. Zerefos presenting the Gold Medal of M-K Foundation to Professor I.S.A. Isaksen.

 

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