Yearly Archives: 2013

ESA charter member answers in the 1917 handbook

See 1917 Handbook as Spreadsheet for more information.

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Presidents

In the Society’s early decades, the President was elected annually to serve for one calendar year. By 1950, the annual meeting had settled into mid-year dates and was no longer held in late December. Therefore, beginning in 1968, the term

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Mercer Award

The Mercer Award is given for an outstanding ecological research paper published within the past two years by a younger researcher (the lead author of the paper must be 40 years of age or younger at the time of publication).

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Eminent Ecologist Award

The Eminent Ecologist Award began in 1953 as the Distinguished Ecologist Award and was given its current name the following year. It is presented to a senior ecologist in recognition of an outstanding body of ecological work or of sustained

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1917 Handbook as Spreadsheet

In HRC’s session on Communities, Places, and American Ecology (OOS 11, 8/6/13), Alison Anastasio and Julie Mulroy presented talks based on data from the 1917 Handbook: 1) They have created a clean version of the ESA 1917 Handbook, which lists

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The Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America

The Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America, issued quarterly, contains announcements of meetings of the Society and related organizations, programs, awards, articles, and items of current interest to members. From 1917 to today, the Bulletin provides a record of

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ESA Centennial in 2015

ESA Centennial in 2015 Carol Brewer , Hal Balbach , Nancy Huntly from the

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The First Ten Years

The First Ten Years: Interesting Tidbits from the ESA Bulletin (1917?1925) Kiyoko Miyanishi (from Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 94:204-209. The Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America was ESA’s first publication, beginning as a monthly in January

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History lovers guide to ESA2013

We’ll be celebrating ESA’s history again this year, with major displays and demos at our joint Historical Records/Centennial Committee booth. Look for us in the Exhibit Hall all week, but especially during poster sessions. (Booth 613) In addition to our

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The British Ecological Society’s Centennial

The British Ecological Society is celebrating their centennial this year. To reflect on all they’ve accomplished, they’ve compiled a list of 100 of the best papers in their archives – with commentary! See the results here.

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