SCHWABE, Stephanie, Ph.D.

UK (1957- )

Last updated: January 28, 2020 at 13:28 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.

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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