Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation conference in Portland, Oregon
The biennial Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation (CERF)
conference, entitled "Estuaries and Coasts in a Changing World," was held in Portland, Oregon in November. The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) had a major presence at the meeting with various awards, sessions, posters, and presentations at the conference. Drs. Walt Boynton and Michael Kemp were recipients of the Odum Lifetime Achievement Award and Carolyn Keefe was the recipient of the Distinguished Service Award. IAN staff chaired sessions, presented both paper and electronic posters, and made presentations. IAN participants were Tim Carruthers, Bill Dennison, Ben Fertig, Katie Foreman, Adrian Jones, Jeni Keisman, Heath Kelsey, Bill Nuttle, Tracey Saxby, Jane Thomas, Ping Wang, Caroline Wicks, Michael Williams, and Jing Wu.