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ESA Aquatic Ecology 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!

Current officers of the Aquatic Ecology Section 2021-2023:




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

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

     Carlos Alonso
     Department of Biological Sciences
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
Madrid, Spain


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