85th Annual Conference of the
NORTHWEST SCIENTIFIC ASSOCIATION
University of Montana Plum Creek Distinguished Lecture Series,
Montana Wetland Council, U.S. Forest Service, Northwest Lichenologists, The Center For Riverine Science & Stream Re-naturalization, Montana Department of Natural Resources & Conservation, Natural Resources Damage Program
March 26-29, 2014
University of Montana, Missoula, Montana
CALL FOR PAPERS
Submit abstracts for presentations and posters
during 9 September 2013 to 9 February 2014 to: NWSA.email@example.com
Download 2nd Call For Papers Download Instructions for Submitting Abstracts
Download 2nd Call For Papers - Abstract Submittal Instructions
The Northwest Scientific Association, UM College of Forestry & Conservation, Plum Creek Lecture Series, Montana Wetland Council, USFS, & Northwest Lichenologists invite you to submit your abstract for oral and poster presentations during September 9, 2013 - February 9, 2014.
This conference is an opportunity to present you latest research and exchange ideas with scientists from throughout Northwestern North America.
NWSA is soliciting papers to address a broad range of topics and special sessions in natural, social, and applied sciences, including:
Anthropology & Archaeology; Aquatic Biology; Biogeography; Botany; Climatology & Meteorology;
Computer Applications; Conservation Biology; Fire Ecology; Fisheries & Wildlife Mgmt;
Forest & Range Mgmt; Geomorphology; Geology; Hydrology; Invertebrate Zoology;
Lichenology & Bryology; Limnology; Mathematical Modeling; Natural Resource Mgmt;
Plant Ecology; Soils & Pedology; Vertebrate Biology
Wetland Ecology & Wetland Forest Management
Forest Ecology & Management
Lichen & Bryophyte Ecology
Research Natural Areas
Oral Presentations for General & Special Sessions will be 15 minutes long, with 5 minutes for questions (20 min. total).
Please adhere to these requirements when preparing your abstract:
ü All abstracts must be submitted electronically to: NWSA.firstname.lastname@example.org
ü The e-mail subject must indicate the Presenter’s Last Name & if for a poster or oral session.
Examples: Johnson - Oral; Shaw - poster
ü The body of your e-mail must contain the following information:
a. Name, affiliation, mailing address, and e-mail of the corresponding author.
b. Names and affiliations of additional authors.
c. Indicate at least two keywords for use in preparing a subject list.
d. Indicate (again) if submitting for an Oral or Poster Session.
e. For Oral Session: indicate the session topic relative to your abstract. If unsure then indicate
“Contributed Paper”. See Call For Papers for possible session topics.
f. For Poster Session:
i. Indicate if presenter is a student and would like to participate in “best student poster.”
ii. Specify poster dimensions as either 4 x 4 ft or 4 x 8 ft.
ü Attach abstract as an MS WORD document to the e-mail.
Be sure abstract is formatted using guidelines below. Failure to follow instructions may result in delays or disqualification.
Abstract Format For Paper And Poster Presentations:
Prepare abstract using Times New Roman, 12-point font in MS Word (.doc or .docx). Improperly formatted abstracts will be returned for revision.
Type everything left justified.
Type the title in ALL CAPITALS followed by a period.
Continue on same line with names of all authors and their full addresses.
Type author names in upper and lower case. Separate each name with a semicolon after the address. Bold the author's name who will present the work.
Add the full address, using 2-digit state or province abbreviations, including zip or postal code, for each author directly after each author’s name. If authors from the same institution follow one another, add the address after the last affiliate.
Add the e-mail address of the corresponding author after the last author and italicize it.
Skip a line and type the abstract in one paragraph in normal case. The word count for the body of the abstract may not exceed 250 words.
The abstract should include a statement or summary of the research results, not a promise that “results will be discussed” at the meeting.
STATUS AND POPULATION STRUCTURE OF FRESHWATER MUSSELS IN THE ELWHA
RIVER 100 YEARS AFTER THE DAMS. David L. Cowles, Layla Cole, Department of Biology, Walla Walla University, College Place, WA 99324; Patrick Crain, Olympic National Park, 600 E. Park Avenue, Port Angeles, WA 98362-6798; david.cowles ʻatʼ wallawalla.edu
We surveyed the middle and lower reaches of the Elwha River (from Lake Mills to the river mouth) for freshwater mussels in the summer of 2008…..
Final notice for acceptance of abstract will be sent on or before 26 February 2014.