CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
THIRTY-EIGHTH ANNUAL MEETING
7-10 FEBRUARY 2012
Abstract Submission Deadline November 4, 2011
MEETING THEME: TROPICAL SEABIRDS
We invite you to submit an abstract for an oral or poster presentation on
seabird biology, foraging ecology, energetics, physiology, population biology,
systematics, genetics, conservation biology, fishery interactions, restoration
ecology, or any other topic relevant to seabirds.
Ø Is your Paper appropriate for one of the following Special Paper Sessions? If you are submitting a paper for one of the Special Paper Sessions and you have been in contact with the Session Convener or you believe your paper may be appropriate for their Session, please cc them on your abstract submission.
**Where Seabirds & Tuna Meet: Biology and Management of Subsurface Predator Facilitated Foraging: Session Convener— Sara Maxwell (email@example.com), Lance Morgan (firstname.lastname@example.org), and Peter Kappes (email@example.com)
**Seabirds, Marine Spatial Planning, and Impacts of Renewable Energy Development in the California Current Ecosystem: Session Convener— Jen Zamon (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Ø Are you a student and thus eligible for the Student Presentation Awards?
Student Presentations (oral and posters) will be judged by senior PSG members. Please indicate on your abstract transmittal form whether you wish to be included in this competition and then also cc Tom.Good@noaa.gov.
PSG student papers and posters will be judged on study design and execution including adequacy of the design to address the question, amount and quality of data, originality, and importance of the question in a broader context. Part of the score will be derived from quality of the presentation including organization, clarity of speech or wording, clarity of major points, graphics, and conciseness. Awards will be presented at the banquet.
For students applying for PSG travel awards, abstracts and other application materials are due 3 October 2011 to the Chair of the Awards Committee (email@example.com). For details, go to the Travel Awards webpage.
Please submit your abstract along with the following transmittal form for each
paper. Remember to also cc the appropriate person if you are: submitting an abstract
for one of the 4 Special Paper Sessions or for a Student Presentation Award. And
PLEASE follow the template for abstract format
— your abstract will be returned to you if it doesn’t.
PSG 2012 ABSTRACT FORMAT
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