Southeastern Estuarine Research Society
A non-profit educational organization dedicated to the informal exchange of interdisciplinary information related to estuaries of the southeastern United States. SEERS promotes discussion of estuarine research, science, and management; promotes discussion of current research projects and management issues; and encourages participation of student colleagues. SEERS membership is largely, but not exclusively, from the states of NC, SC, GA and FL. SEERS typically meets twice per year, including the biennial CERF Conference. SEERS is an affiliate society of the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation.
Student Travel Awards for CERF 2015
SEERS is pleased to offer its student members the opportunity to apply for one of three $500 Travel Awards to help cover the costs of attending the 2015 CERF Conference in Portland, OR, 8-12 November, 2015. Completed applications are due by 4:00 pm on August 21, 2015. See the Student Travel page for the application form and instructions.
Welcome New Board Members for 2015
SEERS is pleased to announce that, following elections this spring, Amanda Kahn Dickens will be returning as Treasurer, the new Secretary is Julie Koester of University of North Carolina – Wilmington, and the new Student Representative is Shannon Dunnigan of the University of North Florida. Congratulations to Shannon, Julie and Amanda, who will join other SEERS Governing Board members for their two-year terms of service.
On behalf of all the members of SEERS, I thank outgoing Secretary Virginia Shervette and outgoing Student Representative Mary Grace Lemon for their unselfish work on behalf of our society. They have contributed greatly to SEERS.
Geno Olmi, SEERS President
Thanks to our 2015 Spring Meeting Sponsors
Thanks to our 2014 Fall Meeting Sponsors
Welcome New Board Members for 2014
SEERS is pleased to announce that, following elections this spring, the new President-Elect is Erik Smith of the Baruch Marine Field Laboratory in Georgetown, SC and the new Program Chair is Loren Mathews of Georgia Southern University. Nikki Dix of the GTM NERR has agreed to serve as Member-at-Large. Congratulations to Erik, Loren, and Nikki, who will join other SEERS Governing Board members for their two-year terms of service.
On behalf of all the members of SEERS, I thank outgoing Program Chair Carla Curran, outgoing Member-at-Large Ed Proffitt, and outgoing Past President Denise Sanger for their unselfish work on behalf of our society. They have contributed greatly to SEERS. Former President Bob Virnstein now moves to the Past President position for another two years on the Board.
Geno Olmi, SEERS President