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Lifetime acheivements recognized

The work of Professor Patrick Bartlein was recognized with a 2016 Distinguished Career Award from the American Quaternary Association (AMQUA), for research that makes important contributions to the understanding of climate, fire history, and vegetation change.

Prof. Pat Bartlein

The citation for the award reads:

“Dr. Bartlein’s contributions to the advancement of Quaternary Studies include integrating multi-proxy networks of paleoenvironmental data that are used to build and validate environmental models from local to global temporal and spatial scales, as well as innovations in data-visualization that are now incorporated into standard visualization protocols.

His focus on understanding modern processes has led to important breakthroughs in modeling and visualizing the impact of fire history and vegetation changes on regional and continental scales.”