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Congratulations to 'Sammie' Finalist Coral Reef Watch's Mark Eakin

11 May 2021 - The Partnership for Public Service has released the finalists for their prestigious Service to  America Medal (Sammie), which honors exceptional accomplishments within the Federal service. Nominated in the Paul A. Volcker Career Achievement Category, Mark Eakin, Ph.D., current team member and former coordinator of NOAA Coral Reef Watch at NESDIS STAR. Mark is being recognized for leading the development of a satellite-based monitoring system that provides accurate forecasts and early warnings to environmental officials worldwide when rising ocean temperatures threaten the health of coral reefs. Congratulations Mark! 

Mark is also among the nominees for the People's Choice Award. You can vote once each day between May 2 and July 2 for him here: People's choice award voting

 

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