Stein-Erik Lauritzen recipient of KWI Karst Award
Lauritzen is recognized for seminal and ongoing contributions to the field of speleothem science
The Board of the Karst Waters Institute has announced that Dr. Stein-Erik Lauritzen, Professor of Earth Science at University of Bergen, Norway, will be the recipient of the 2020 Karst Award. This prestigious honor has been given annually since 1999 to a scientist who has made significant contributions to the field.
Dr. Lauritzen has made seminal and ongoing contributions to the field of speleothem science. He and his students and colleagues have helped to build an understanding of paleoclimate in the terrestrial realm. The award will be presented at the Climate Change – the Karst Record IX (KR9) Conference at Innsbruck, Austria, 12-15 July, 2020. Information on the meeting can be found online https://www.uibk.ac.at/congress/kr9/