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Superior Service Award to Florence Wong for Leading Coastal and Marine Geology Team's GIS Efforts

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U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) scientist Florence Wong received the Department of the Interior's Superior Service Award at the USGS' 2002 Western Region Awards Ceremony on September 24 in Menlo Park, CA. Florence was honored for her leadership in incorporating geographic information systems (GIS) into the work of the Coastal and Marine Geology team in the Western Region. During the presentation, Western Regional Director Doug Buffington summarized Florence's citation as follows:

Florence Wong
Florence Wong, recipient of Superior Service Award.
Florence's research with geographic information systems as applied to marine-geology scientific problems has helped the entire Western Coastal and Marine Geology team advance rapidly into this important field. She was not only the first team member to recognize the capabilities of GIS, but she also continues to be a leader and guiding spirit behind the team's GIS efforts. Ms. Wong has brought to her work exemplary personal and professional qualities that result in excellent products and fine teamwork. She is also a recognized expert in studies that determine sediment-distribution patterns, information vital for resource managers along the California coast.

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