The Alaska SeaLife Center has recognized CIRCAC’s Director of Science and Research for a 2016 Ocean Leadership Award. Sue Saupe is being recognized for her contribution to ocean literacy through education, media or other communication about Alaska’s marine ecosystems. Sue Saupe has been with CIRCAC since 1996. As Director of Science and Research, she created research programs for CIRCAC in physical oceanography, coastal habitat mapping, chemical and biological assessments, and oil fate and effects, making education and outreach key components of each of these programs. To learn more about the 2016 Ocean Leadership Awards, click here.