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Technical cooperation in cartography, geographic
information systems, and remote sensing with the
Institute of Statistics, Geography, and Information

Scientific and technical cooperation in earth and mapping sciences with the National Autonomous University of Mexico

Scientific and technical cooperation in earth and mapping sciences with the Secretariat of Energy, Mines, and Parastatal Industry

Scientific, technical, and policy cooperation in the earth and mapping sciences with the Ministry of Natural Resources

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NICARAGUA Technical cooperation in resources

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Countries having international agreements

with the USGS

Agreements that began during FY 1994

management and development with the Organization of American States in Latin America

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Scientific and technical cooperation
in topographic mapping of portions
of Antarctica with the Department of
Lands and Surveys

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Cooperation in the International Decade for Natural
Disaster Reduction with UNESCO (United Nations
Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization)

Establishment and operation of a global resource data
base facility with the U.N. Environmental Program and
U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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Honors and Awards

E. year, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) employees receive awards and honors that range from certificates of excellence and monetary awards to recognition of their achievements by election to membership or office in professional societies.

Distinguished Service Award

he highest honor given by the Department of the Interior to its employees is the Distinguished Service Award. Symbolized by a gold medal, this award for outstanding achievement was presented to 16 USGS employees in 1994: • Earl E. Brabb, for outstanding contributions to the field of environmental geology and for contributions to the direction of the geologic hazards and geographic information systems programs of the USGS. • Max C. Brewer, for outstanding contributions to geology and geophysics and their applications to environmentally sound engineering design practices and for sound management of logistical operations in the permafrost environment of the Arctic. • T. John Conomos, for exceptional achievements in estuarine research and management of water programs in the nine-State USGS Western Region. • Avery A. Drake, Jr., for significant contributions toward a better understanding of the geology of the Appalachian Mountain chain. • William W. Dudley, Jr., for exceptional contributions in the interdisciplinary fields of ground-water hydrology and engineering geology. • Warren I. Finch, for outstanding contributions to uranium resource assessment studies and for his many contributions to the administration of USGS scientific programs. Anita G. Harris, for outstanding research and leadership in conodont paleontology, biostratigraphy, paleotemperature assessment, and hydrocarbon resource potential programs of the USGS. • Robert M. Hirsch, for exceptional contributions to the USGS in the fields of statistical hydrology, program planning, and research management and for leadership

contributions to the development of the National Water-Quality Assessment Program and the Global Change Research Program. Hirsch was also awarded the Presidential Rank of Merit for serving as Acting Director of the USGS during a period of transition, for career-long efforts to apply basic hydrologic research to realworld problems, and for consistently developing successful program contributions in both the scientific and the policy arenas.

Irwin H. Kantrowitz, for outstanding contributions to the management of bureau water-resources programs, particularly in Florida, and for significant contributions to the Regional Aquifer Systems Analysis Program. Vance C. Kennedy, for significant research in the field of solute transport in stream water and bed sediments and in acid rain geochemistry and as a leader in the development of acid rain programs and policies. Janis C. Nash, for significant contributions to bureau human resources management programs.

Richard W. Paulson, for exceptional contributions in the field of real-time hydrologic data-collection systems development and the management of National Water Summary activities. James R. Plasker, for outstanding achievements as an engineer, cartographer, and manager of the USGS National Mapping Program. His innovative approaches to technical and management issues have led to production agreements with other Federal agencies. Hedy J. Rossmeissl, for outstanding scientific and management contributions to the USGS National Mapping Program, particularly the development and testing of the Spatial Data Transfer Standard, and for advancing the acceptance and promulgation of the standard as a Federal Information Processing Standard. John H. Stewart, for outstanding contributions to understanding the geology of western North America. His studies have provided important clues for developing mineral assessments of undiscovered mineral deposits. Ralph J. Thompson, for outstanding service and contributions to the scientific data management, processing, and information systems activities of the USGS.

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Meritorious Service Award

he Meritorious Service Award is the

second highest award granted by the Department of the Interior and is given for significant contributions to the earth sciences and to management and administration of USGS scientific programs. Recipients in 1994 were:

Rex V. Allen, Donald E. Anders, Dudley J.
Andrews, Emil D. Attanasi, Roy A. Bailey,
John A. Barron, Richard J. Blakeley, David
M. Boore, Roger D. Borcherdt, Eurybiades
Busenberg, Norma J. Campbell, Wallace H.
Campbell, Philip J. Carpenter, Michael A.
Domaratz, Wendell A. Duffield, Thomas D.
Fouch, Marvin O. Fretwell, Donald L.
Gautier, Judith A. Gunnells (posthumous),
Carl E. Hedge, Flora A. Heggem, Thomas G.
Hildenbrand, C.Judy Huffman, James R.
Jancaitis, Joan L. Johnson, Donald G.
Jorgensen, John R. Keith, Yousif K. Kharaka,
Hugh H. Kieffer, William J. Kockelman
(posthumous), Gerald F. Lindholm,
Thomas L. Loesch, Baerbel K. Lucchitta,
Richard B. McCammon, Bonnie A.
McGregor, Edward J. McFaul, John S.
McLean, Cornelius M. Molenaar, Donald G.
Moore, Charles W. Naeser, Charles E.
Ogrosky, Robert N. Oldale, Paul P. Orkild,
Robert C. Pearson, John K. Peterson, Ernest
L. Ray (retired), Bruce L. Reed, Charles L.
Rice, Dale E. Robertson, David H. Root,
Keven S. Roth, Robert O. Rye, Andrei M.
Sarna Wojcicki, David H. Scott, John F. Slack,
Robin U. Spriggs, William D. Stanley,
Elaine M. Stout, William J. Strahle, Wayne R.
Thatcher, Ted G. Theodore, Tracy L. Vallier,
James N. VanDriel, Bruce R. Wardlaw,
Florence R. Weber, Barbara L. Whitford,
Paul L. Williams, Kathryn C. Wortman,
Thomas L. Wright, Sherman S.C. Wu,
Jeffrey C. Wynn.

Superior Service Award

he Superior Service Award is the third

highest award granted by the Department of the Interior and is given for significant acts, services, or achievements that

materially aid the accomplishment of the USGS mission. Recipients in 1994 were:

David P. Adam, Lee W. Aggers,
Karl W. Ahlstrom, Tau Rho Alpha,
William C. Andrle, Janet N. Arneson,
Brian F. Atwater, Robert A. Ayuso,
Colleen A. Babcock, Stanley Baldys III,
Brian S. Bennett, Darleen K. Berry,
Russell D. Berry, Julio L. Betancourt,
Elisabeth M. Brouwers, David P. Brown,
Alex P. Cardinell, Thomas J. Casadevall,
Paul R. Celluzzi, Michael J. Chambers,
Robert G. Clark, Harold S. Cogle III,
Thomas H. Cooper, John E. Cotton,
Harry R. Covington, David P. Dee, Ronald E.
DeMatteo, Allan D. Druliner, Stephenson D.
Ellen, Keith H. Elliott, Michael R. Elliott,
Sherman R. Ellis, Stephen J. Field,
Michael A. Fisher, Carolyn Gail Folger,
Marta J.K. Flohr, Douglas W. Franz,
David Frishman, Ronald G. Garrett, Karl W.
Gatson, Eric L. Geist, William C. Good,
David L. Govoni, Gregory N. Green, Thomas
P. Grover, David E. Hair, John R. Hebron,
Henry E. Herlong, Debra K. Higley,
Richard A. Hollway, Anton L. Inderbitzen,
Ronald V. James, Francis J. Jelinek, Evan C.
Jenkins, David A.John, Margaret F. Johnson,
Robert L. Johnson, Robert F. Johnstone,
Diane N.Jones, Michael T. Jones, Gail E.
Kalen, Kenneth R. Kauffman, Carol Kendall,
Mary C. Kilpatrick, Randolph L. Kirk,
Randolph A. Koski, Thomas R. Loveland,
Brent H. Lowell, Jean Louise Marlowe,
George T. Mason, Jr., Jill McCarthy,
Robert G. McCausland, Alfred S. McEwen,
Benjamin F. McPherson, Robert J. Miller,
John A. Moody, Edward N. Moser, Jerry M.
Motooka, Vivian S. Olcott, Robert J. Omang,
Kenneth J. Osborn, William S. Parks,
Jocelyn A. Peterson, Lawrence R. Pettinger,
M. Jeanne Placanica, James E. Poole,
Earl Reaves, George O. Riddle, Donald O.
Rosenberry, Jane D. Rothenbuehler, Roger P.
Rumenik, Kenneth A. Salts, Robin A.
Schmutzler, Robert B. Scott III, William B.
Scott, Marvin G. Sherrill, Jeffrey D. Simley,
Floyd L. Snow, Louis T. Steyaert, Jeffrey D.
Stoner, Thomas A. Stum, Lindsay A. Swain,
James W. Terry, John E. Terry, Jr., Charles H.
Tibbals, Alfred Travnicek, John Van Brahana,
George VanTrump, Jr., Robert F. Wakelee,
Robert H. Webb, J. Shelley Welch,
Judith C. Wheeler, Joe D. Wildman,
John H. Wittmann, David M. Wood,
Robin D. Worcester, David L. Wright,
Chester T. Wrucke, Ross A. Yeoman,
Robert S. Zech.

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