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GLIN==> Call for Student Papers, Great Lakes Research Consortium Annual Conference

Deadline for submission of abstracts is December 15, 2000.


March 16-17, 2001
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

The 11th Annual Great Lakes Research Consortium Student-Faculty Conference
will be held March 16-17, 2001 at the SUNY College of Environmental Science
and Forestry in Syracuse, New York. The conference highlights student
research, providing opportunities for students to meet others interested in
environmental science and scholarship, particularly as applied to problems
related to the Great Lakes.

Student presentations will be two types: 1) Results of ongoing or completed
research, and 2) Research plans and proposals, which give students who are
developing future research plans an opportunity to present their ideas to an
audience of peers and faculty. Each presentation is followed by a short
discussion of the proposed research design and methods.

There will be several sessions including:
* Public Policy Analysis;
* Social Science Topics including Economics, Human Dimensions, Social
Ecology, and Planning;
* Limnology and Ecology including Fisheries, Trophic Interactions, Ecosystem
* Chemistry and Toxicology; and
* Environmental Engineering and Modeling.

A committee of students will determine final session categories based on the
proposals received.

All students presenting at the Conference will receive free registration,
including meals at the luncheon and banquet. Travel support may be available
from your campus' Consortium representative. In addition, the New York Sea
Grant Institute sponsors the Don Rennie Memorial Awards, a $100 cash award
for best presentation in each of several session categories and for best

If you are interested in presenting at the annual conference, please submit
an abstract of your research or proposed research. The text of the
submission must be submitted by electronic mail, as plain text (Times New
Roman, no
 bold-faced type, left-justified). Please also mail hard copy with any
illustrations. The abstract should not exceed 200 words and should include
the title of the presentation, authors' names, affiliations (include
student's advisor), and the author's preference for disciplinary designation
(Environmental Chemistry, Ecosystem Modeling, Public Policy Analysis etc.)
and whether the presentation will be oral or poster. Please include also
your campus address, phone number, email address and a home address.

Deadline for submission of abstracts is December 15, 2000. Notification of
acceptance will be made by January 15, and session placement will be
available by March 1, 2001.

Send Abstracts To: Great Lakes Research Consortium, 24 Bray Hall, SUNY ESF,
Syracuse, NY 13210 email: mjconner@mailbox.syr.edu. For more information
call Michael Connerton at (315) 470-6564.

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