Thomas C. Winter

Outstanding Achievement Award Recipient

Institute of Technology, October 30, 2003

Thomas C. Winter earned B.A. (1958) and M.S. (1961) degrees in geology and a Ph.D. (1976) in hydrogeology from the University of Minnesota. He is now a research hydrologist with the U.S. Geological Survey, Denver, Colorado. His exceptional scientific and applied contributions have made him a world expert on wetland hydrology and wetland protection, management and restoration. He redefined the science of wetland and lake hydrology and its interconnection with the groundwater and geomorphic systems. He also developed the innovative concept of the "hydrologic landscape" and its application to research and water resources management. In addition, he serves as a mentor and advisor to scientists in academia and government.

Biographies are as-of time of award presentation.