SEDAAG Annual Meeting Registration Deadline November 8, 2013

The deadline for the 2013 SEDAAG annual meeting early registration is November 8, 2013.  Register before this deadline to avoid an increased late registration fee ($135 non-student, $85 student).  Also, the deadline for the hotel reduced rate block has been extended to November 8, 2013.  Please reserve before this date to ensure the reduced rate and help SEDAAG avoid an increased cost of the annual meeting.

Hotel Room Deadline Oct 26, 2013

We are fast approaching our room block cut-off date, Saturday, October 26, 2013!!!  Please follow the instructions at http://www.cpe.vt.edu/sedaag/ to reserve a room and register for the meeting.  Through your timely reservation at the meeting hotel we avoid a large charge to SEDAAG and increased cost to the SEDAAG meeting.  Please reserve your rooms soon and tell any others you know going to the meeting to do the same, thank you.

SEDAAG 2013 Paper Submission Reminders and Deadlines

The deadlines:

For special session plans is Monday, August 12, 2013

For all paper submissions is Friday, August 23, 2013

For all poster submissions is Friday, September 6, 2013

For all Undergraduate Poster Competition is Friday, September 6, 2013

Several reminders:

1. Special Sessions should be registered by Monday, August 12th. Organizer needs to first fill out an online submission form and just put in the SS title in the final box on the page. Full directions are given in “Call for Papers” section II Organizing a Special Session, and are essentially the same as in the past, with completion due date August 23rd.

 2. Presenters need to fill out the online submission form AND attach their abstract/short paper.

 Any questions contact Vice President and Program Chair, Susan Walcott smwalcot@uncg.edu

SEDAAG Watershed Processes and Fluvial Geomorphology Session

“Watershed Processes and Fluvial Geomorphology”

SEDAAG

Nov. 24-26, 2013

Roanoke, VA

 

Dear Colleagues,

Please consider submitting an abstract for the above-named special session I am organizing for the 2013 SEDAAG meeting.  Participation in this session is open to students and faculty presenting original research in either watershed processes or any aspect of fluvial geomorphology.

If you would like to participate in this session, please send an e-mail to Lisa Davis (ldavis3@bama.ua.edu) that includes the following:

(1) your name and university affiliation

(2) the title of your presentation.

To be considered for inclusion in this special session the aforementioned information must be received by Sunday, August 11, 2013.

All papers being considered for this session will have to undergo the standard SEDAAG paper review process, meaning authors must submit to the session organizer (Lisa Davis, ldavis3@bama.ua.edu) a 1000-1500 word paper and a 250 word short abstract for review no later than August 21st.  When submitting your paper to the session organizer, please do not include the author(s) names in the title, abstract, or body of the paper.  Please include this information in a separate title page, which will be removed prior to the paper being sent out for review.

Kind regards,

Lisa Davis

Associate Professor/

Env. Science Program Director

University of Alabama

Department of Geography

Box 870322, 202 Farrah Hall

Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0322

1 + (205) 348-4992

ldavis3@bama.ua.edu

2013 Honors and Nominations Committees

At the 2012 SEDAAG Business Meeting, the following individuals were elected to the Honors and Nominations Committee.

2013 Honor Committee

Chris Baldurek, Appalachia State University, Chair

Sharon Cobb, U of North Florida (Chair Elect)

Eric Fournier, Samford University

Grant Harley, U of Southern Mississippi

Darren Parnell, Salisbury University

2013 Nominations Committee

Ron Yarbrough, Georgia Southern University, Chair

Jackie Gallahger, Mary Washington University

 Josh Inwood, U of Tennessee (Chair Elect)

Congratulations to the SEDAAG 2012 Award Winners!!!

The following award winners were honored at the SEDAAG 2012 Annual Meeting in Asheville, NC.

Best Masters Paper Award, 2012: Linwood E. Hall, East Carolina University, “A climatology of the structure, frequency, and propagation of midlatitude cyclones that affect North Carolina.”

John Fraser Hart Best Ph.D. Paper, 2012: Whalen W. Dillon, UNC-Charlotte, “Range-wide risks to a foundaton tree species from disturbance interactions.”

Best Graduate Poster Award, 2012: Kunwar K. Singh, UNC-Charlotte, “Detecting and mapping sub-canopy invasive plants in urbanizing forest landscapes using LiDAR-derived metrics.”

Best Undergraduate Poster Award, 2012: Taylor D. Holden, University of Richmond, “Mapping the trees of the University of Richmond: Species diversity and carbon content.”

Merle C. Prunty, Jr.  Scholarship, 2012: Camille Parker Gregory, University of Georgia

Research Honors Award, 2012: Jonathan I. Leib, Old Dominion University

Lifetime Achievement Award, 2012: Kathleen C. Parker, University of Georgia

Excellence in Teaching Award, 2012: Sharon C. Cobb, University of North Florida