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1996 (5th)
Blue Planet Prize Winners

The winners of 1996(5th)

Dr. Wallace S. Broecker

Dr. Wallace S. Broecker
USA

M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation

M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation
Founded in India

Dr. Wallace S. Broecker (USA)

1931~2019
Newberry Professor of Geology, Lamont-Doherty Earth observatory of Columbia University

For the discovery of the global ocean current known as the "great conveyor belt"and other pioneering research into global ocean currents, ocean chemical cycles, especially the carbon cycle, and the ocean's influence on global climate changes

Dr. Wallace S. Broecker
Periodical Book

Periodical Book

M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation(Founded in India)

Founded in 1988

For leading the way toward the realization of sustainable agriculture and rural development through research into soil improvement and genetic engineering of plant species and the application of these findings

M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation
Periodical Book

Periodical Book

  • Information on past Blue Planet Prize laureates corresponds to their titles and positions at the time Prize was awarded.
  • Each year the prize winners give lectures at the "Blue Planet Prize Commemorative Lecture".
  • Every five years, lectures together with essays are compiled and published in a periodical book titled "A Better Future for the Planet Earth".
  • The video of the lectures are available only from 2009.

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