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SWS News and Current Events
Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting 12/12/13
The first ever Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting (JASM) will be held in Portland, Ore., May 18 – 23, 2014 at the Oregon Convention Center. “Bridging Genes to Ecosystems: Aquatic Science at a Time of Rapid Change” is the theme of this joint meeting of four of the leading aquatic scientific societies: Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO), Phycological Society of America (PSA), Society for Freshwater Science (SFS), and Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS). Visit the meeting website for more information.
• December 2013
Call for Abstracts Posted
• February 7, 2014
Early registration ends
• March 2014
Presenters notified of acceptance
• April 2014
Call for student volunteers/notification of assignments
Program schedule posted
• May 17, 2014
Regular registration ends
• May 18 – 23, 2014
SWS 2014 Award Nominations Now Open 12/12/13
SWS is now accepting nominations for a variety of 2014 Awards. Visit our awards page for complete information.
Application deadline: January 15, 2014
Application deadline: February 7, 2014
Student Research Grant
Application deadline: February 17, 2014
West Siberian Peatlands and Carbon Cycle: Past and Present 11/14/13
In August 2014 the 4th International field symposium "West Siberian Peatlands and Carbon Cycle: Past and Present" will take place in Novosibirsk, Russia. We invite to discuss a wide range of issues and problems devoted to the investigation of West Siberian mires and mire ecosystems in other regions of the Earth. English Russian
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New Officers Installed at the Annual Meeting in Duluth
- President Elect:
New Executive Board Officers were installed at the new board meeting in Duluth. Please feel free to contact or with comments or questions.
Click here to see the full executive board.
SWS Executive Office
22 North Carroll Street, Suite 300
Madison, WI 53703, USA