EEB Professor Marie-Josée Fortin was honored with the “2013 Distinguished Landscape Ecologist” award from the US-International Association for Landscape Ecology.
The Award for Distinguished Landscape Ecologist is given for distinguished scientific contribution to the field of landscape ecology. The intent of this award is to specifically recognize those unique individuals whose thinking and writing have helped to shape the field of landscape ecology. This award highlights those scholars whose scientific endeavors pervade our discipline and its continuing development. This award is ordinarily given for outstanding scientific achievement over a period of a decade or more, and it is the most prestigious honor bestowed by the US Chapter of the IALE (International Association for Landscape Ecology).