Dr. Robie Macdonald, and marine geochemist and Head of Environmental Quality at the Institute of Ocean Sciences in Sidney BC has been named as the recipient of the 2014 Northern Science Award by the Canadian Polar Commission.
Dr. Macdonald is internationally recognized for his innovative and insightful use of chemical data on trace metals and organic compound concentrations in the oceans and sediments to examine natural processes and the effect of human activities on the marine environment.  The ACPBC congratulates Dr. Macdonald on this significant recognition of his achievements.