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The purpose of the award is to recognize a student member of the Statistical Ecology Section of ESA for giving an outstanding oral presentation in the area of statistical ecology at the ESA Annual Meeting. The individual award is $200, together with a copy of a book written by pioneering statistical ecologist E. C. Pielou.
Nominees for the award must meet the following eligibility requirements:
1) The award candidate must be currently enrolled as a graduate student, or have received a graduate degree no earlier than 1 January of the year of the ESA meeting.
2) The award candidate must be a member of the Statistical Ecology section of ESA.
3) The award candidate must have submitted an abstract for an oral presentation to the ESA.
This is a competitive award, based on overall quality of the scientific contribution to statistical ecology. Students may nominate themselves. A small committee will evaluate the presentations at the ESA meeting. The winner will be notified by mail/e-mail and the award granted within 3 weeks after the end of the meeting. Send nominations for the award by 31 July to the current Statistical Ecology Section Vice-Chair . The nomination should include name, address, phone number, electronic mail address, and a copy of the abstract submitted to ESA.
2002. ESA Bulletin 83(3):162