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Aquatic Ecology Section

Official section of the Ecological Society of America

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About the Aquatic Section

The purpose of the Aquatic Ecology Section of the Ecological Society of America is to advance, coordinate, and assist research and dissemination of theoretical and applied knowledge in all branches of aquatic ecology and to act as a liaison agency between investigators, societies, or any groups interested in this discipline and other scientific fields.One of the most important things the section does is administer awards to students and recent graduates. Please check out the Awards page to find out more information!

Section Leadership

Current officers of the Aquatic Ecology Section 2021-2023


David Manning
University of Nebraska at Omaha
Department of Biology
Omaha, NE 68182


Rachel Bowes
Emporia State University Deparment of Biological Sciences Emporia, KS 66801

Carlos Alonso
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
Dept. Natural Systems and Resources
Madrid, Spain


Celia Symons
University of California, Irvine
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Irvine, CA 92697