News Archives: Dr. Gary Borstad - Biological Oceanography
Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014
Gary Borstad, PhD, is Vice-President, ASL Environmental Sciences Inc.. (Senior Remote Sensing Scientist) – and an Alumnus of GPRC, charter class 1966/67. After beginning his science studies at Grande Prairie Junior College, Gary went on to complete his degree at the UofA and to further study in biological oceanography. He has had a distinguished career at the leading edge of oceanic sciences.
In June of 2011, the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society awarded Dr. Gary Borstad the prestigious Francois J. Saucier Prize in Applied Oceanography for “his long-standing leadership in the application of science to a wide range of applied projects in the oceanographic sciences, with a particular focus on the application of remote sensing to the study of marine processes and ecosystems. His scientific vision in leading more than 200 oceanic/aquatic remote sensing projects worldwide has facilitated Canadian leadership in international oceanic science applications.”
In 2012, Gary was presented the Distinguished Alumni Award by GPRC.