Reserves Minister Julian Brazier of the UKHO presenting the award to Rear Admiral Patricio Carrasco (centre) and his wife Mrs Maria S. FigariPatricio Carrasco receives 2015 Alexander Dalrymple Award

News and events — November 2015

The GEBCO community would like to congratulate Rear Admiral Patricio Carrasco, director of the Chilean Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service (SHOA) and GEBCO Guiding Committee member on being awarded the 2015 Alexander Dalrymple Award by the UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO).

The award recognises outstanding dedication and major contribution to world hydrography. Patricio Carrasco is recognised as a strong proponent of hydrography in the South American region and also within the international community. Among many acheivements, he has played a leading role in developing a modern Tsunami warning centre in Chile.

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