Miguel D. Fortes

Miguel D. Fortes

Field of award: Marine Plant Ecology

Year awarded: 1987

Division: Biological Sciences


In recognition of his researches in marine plant ecology (seagrasses, for sale seaweeds, mangroves), marine pollution and coastal rehabilitation, Dr. Fortes has done highly credible work on marine plant communities, which has been recognized not only by local authorities, but also international agencies like the United National Environment Program (UNEP) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) to which he has been a consultant since 1986.

Current Position: Professor of Marine Science

Office Address: Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines, Diliman QC

Education: PhD (Marine Plant Ecology), University of the Philippines 1986; MS (Marine Botany), University of the Philippines 1976; BS (Botany), University of the Philippines 1972

Curriculum Vitae: fortes_miguel_cv