Corporate Supporter CLERC Watches of Geneva presented very special CLERC watches to two “Open Ocean Heroes of Polar Oceans and Global Climate Change Research” at the 80th Anniversary Symposium of the American Polar Society at the closing banquet at the La Jolla Shores Hotel on the evening of 5 November 2015. The Symposium was co-sponsored by the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, La Jolla, California.
In the right-hand photo are Gerald Clerc, CEO of CLERC Watches (left), and Captain Alfred McLaren, American Polar Society President. At left are CLERC watch recipients and honorees Dr. Gerald Kooyman of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography and Dr. Jacqueline Grebmeier of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science. Photos are courtesy of Anne Doubilet, former National Geographic photographer and special guest at the Symposium.