SCHWABE, Stephanie, Ph.D.

UK (1957- )

Last updated: August 8, 2017 at 15:57 pm

Cave explorer; geologist; biogeochemist specializing in Bahamian caves; discovered new cave systems and bacterial life forms; technical instructor; author; public speaker; discovered a species of purple sulfur bacteria that was named Allocromatium palmerii after her late husband Rob Palmer in 2003; founder of the Rob Palmer Blue Holes Foundation.

Honours and Awards:

Women of Discovery Courage Award (Wings WorldQuest, 2004)
Royal Geographical Society Fellow
Explorers Club Fellow
NASA Fellow
Lila Hadley Luce Award for Courage

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