THE HAWLEY MEDAL FOR 2012 TO BRONISLAVA LALINSKÁ-VOLEKOVÁ, JURAJ MAJZLAN, TOMÁŠ KLIMKO, MARTIN CHOVAN, GABRIELA KUČEROVÁ, JANA MICHŇOVÁ, RÓBERT HOVORIČ, JÖRG GÖTTLICHER, AND RALPH STEININGER. The Canadian Mineralogist ; 52 (1): 101–102. doi: https://doi.org/10.3749/canmin.52.1.101
The Hawley Award Committee was impressed with the meticulous detail with which the study was conducted and the thought-provoking nature of the discussion and conclusions reached. Studies into the mobility of heavy metals in soils and mine wastes are becoming increasingly on everyone’s agenda. In this study, Lalinská-Voleková et al. highlighted the important role that mineralogy plays in understanding, modeling and predicting the ultimate fate of heavy metals in the environment.
Iain Samson, Past-President
Ladies and gentlemen,
Over the long distance between Canada and central Europe, we would like to express our gratitude for having received the Hawley award. We...