Society of Wetland Scientists Call for Abstracts


Scientists and graduate students are invited to submit abstracts for oral (20 minute presentations) or poster presentations of original wetland research (presentations of research focused on the Lake Superior Basin are particularly encouraged).


The meeting will be held on the campus of the University of Minnesota, Duluth, Minnesota.


Posters can be erected after 8 AM on Thursday, July 14 and must be removed by 1 PM Friday, July 15. Authors should be at their posters for the Thursday afternoon poster session (4 - 5 PM).

Student Award

North Central Chapter of the Society of Wetlands Scientists will present a $75 cash award for the best student paper/poster presented at the meeting. This cash award carries with it a one year student membership to SWS.


Visit our website ( for abstract submission instructions. Submit your abstract electronically as a PDF, Word document or WordPerfect document to: Joseph Schubauer-Berigan,

Deadline for submission

Authors will be notified of receipt and acceptance of abstracts by email. Abstract submission guidelines can be found here: (PDF).


$50 for Students making presentations (poster or oral) and $70 for all others. Registration includes meeting and field trip participation, several meals, and a dinner cruise on Lake Superior aboard the Vista Star.

Additional Information

Watch the NCC-SWS Website for additional information on the NCC-SWS Contributed Papers Sessions.

Contact Information

Joseph Schubauer-Berigan at (513) 569-7734

Beth Nixon at (651)-203-6019