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EaGLe Meetings

Next EaGLe directors' conference call: TBD

EaGLe director's meeting: September 14 & 15, 2006, Las Vegas, NV

Conference Special Sessions    

May 22-26, 2006: International Association of Great Lakes Research (IAGLR)
     Windsor, ON. Session status: Accepted; 20 talks accepted
     Session title: Indicators of Great Lakes Coastal Margins
     Chair: Jerry Niemi (GLEI)

Completed EaGLe Special Sessions

Feb. 10-14, 2003: American Society of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO)
     Salt Lake City, UT. Session status: Accepted; 41 abstracts received.
     Session title: Development and application of coastal ecological indicators.
     Co-Chairs: Hans Paerl (ACE INC) and Jerry Niemi (GLEI)

March 4-8, 2003: Association of American Geographers (AAG)
     New Orleans, LA. Session status: Accepted; 4 abstracts received.
     Session title: GIS and Remote Sensing Research within EPA EAGLE Programs
     Co-Chairs: Xiaojun Yang and Luoheng Han (CEER-GOM). List of talks.

June 29-July 3, 2003: Society of Conservation Biology (SCB)
     Duluth, MN. Session status: Accepted; 5 presentations. Picture of authors
     Session title: Coastal Wetland Vegetation as a Harbinger of Environmental Change
     Co-Chairs: Carol Johnston (GLEI) and Joy Zedler (GLEI)

Aug. 3-8, 2003: Ecological Society of America (ESA)
     Savannah, GA. Abstracts due March 1, 2003. Status: Accepted; most talks already in place.
     Session title: Defining and Applying Environmental Indicators in Coastal Ecosystems
     Co-Chairs: Bob Howe (GLEI) and others

Sept. 14-18, 2003: Estuarine Research Federation (ERF)
     Seattle, WA. Abstracts due March 3, 2003. Status: Contributed session CS-24.
     Session title: Land use and coastal systems: Ecological effects on estuaries and coastal zones
     Co-Chairs: Chet Rakocinski (CEER-GOM) and Bill Bennett (PEEIR)

Nov. 8-12, 2003: Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC)
     Austin, TX. Abstracts due May 31. Status: Session full; 50 abstracts rec'd; 15 accepted.
     Session title: Linking Aquatic Toxicology with Ecosystem Indicators (1J)
     Co-Chairs: Susan Anderson (PEEIR) and Deb Swackhamer (GLEI)

May 3-7, 2004: U.S. EPA's Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program (EMAP) Symposium 2004
     Newport, RI.

June 13-18 , 2004: American Society of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO)
     Savannah, GA. Status: Accepted
     Session title: Indicators of environmental condition and change along the freshwater-marine continuum
     Co-Chairs: Hans Paerl, Denice Wardrop

July 18-24, 2004: Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS)
     Seattle, WA.
Status: Accepted.
     Session title: Ecological Indicators of Condition: What's on the horizon for coastal and inland wetlands?
     Chair: Rob Brooks

Nov. 14-18, 2004: Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC).
     Portland, OR. Session status: Accepted; invited presentations.
     Session title:
     Chair: Susan Anderson (PEEIR)

Aug. 7-12, 2005: INTECOL and ESA joint meeting.
     Montreal, Quebec. Session status: Accepted
     Session title: Coastal indicators of ecological condition: Integration of spatial scales
     Co-Chairs: Jerry Niemi (GLEI) and Hans Paerl (ACE INC)

Oct. 16-20, 2005: Estuarine Research Federation (ERF)
     Norfolk, VA. Two sessions
     Session title: Ecological indicators of change in coastal environments
     Co-Chairs: Jim Morris (CEER-GOM, ACE INC), Dennis Whigham (ASC), Mark Brinson (ASC)

Session title: Climatically-induced change of estuarine ecosystems (SPS-04).
Co-chairs: Hans Paerl and Chuck Hopkinson
Deadlines: Abstracts due Mar. 15, 2005. Early registration Sept. 2, 2005. Contact Hans or Chuck prior to submitting an abstract.



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