F.G. Wood Memorial Scholarship Award
This award is given in honor of Forest G. Wood, a founder of the Society for Marine Mammalogy and noted for his editorial skills. All students submitting manuscripts accepted for publication in Marine Mammal Science should note that they want to be considered for this award when the manuscript is submitted. The editor will select the winner from among the accepted manuscripts submitted during the interval between successive Biennial Conferences on the Biology of Marine Mammals. Costs for registration, travel, hotel and banquet plus a per diem are included. The winner is also invited to give a talk at the Biennial Conference.
2018-2019: Hannah Cubaynes, Whales from space: four mysticete species described using new VHR satellite imagery.
2015-2017: Dr. Julie van der Hoop, Drag from Fishing Gear Entangling North Atlantic Right Whales.