2008 Ocean Sciences Meeting

From the Watershed to the Global Ocean

2008 Ocean Sciences Meeting · 2-7 March 2008 · Orlando, Florida, USA

Co-sponsored by the American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, the American Geophysical Union, The Oceanography Society and the Estuarine Research Federation.

All Ocean Sciences Meeting activities including oral and poster sessions are located in the West Building of the Orange County Convention Center.

Book of Abstracts - Final Version

The final version of the Meeting Abstract book is available for download, either directly (http://www.aslo.org/orlando2008/files/2008osm-abstracts.pdf) or from the files section of this web site. For copies of individual presentation materials, please contact the author(s) of that particular presentation.

Meeting Archive

The conference web site will continue and will function as the primary archive for program, schedule, presentation and abstract information. You may browse the session listing or search the meeting abstracts.

Program Addendum Posted

Program and schedule additions, deletions and changes have been posted to the web site as well as in an PDF document (26k) that will be available on-site. Check the schedule-at-a-glance, workshops, town hall and social events pages for updates.

Program Book Available

A downloadable version of the meeting program book (7.3mb, PDF) that will be available to registrants on-site is now available in the files section.

Program book information published to the meeting web site on 2/15/08.

New Chairs' Note

The deadline for early registration is upon us (February 1) and hotel rooms that have been held are selling out.  If you have not yet registered and made your hotel reservation, please do so. We hope you will find this Ocean Sciences meeting to be interesting, informative, and exciting. Due to the tremendous abstract submission response, there will be over 3400 presentations in concurrent oral sessions during the day on Monday through Friday and exclusive poster sessions Monday through Thursday afternoons.

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Public Information/Public Affairs Officers

We invite you to use the complimentary media registration! Contact the Ocean Sciences conference management office at orlando2008@sgmeet.com to secure a registration code. We regret any misunderstanding of payment of registration fees and hope that you will be able to attend the meeting.

Meeting News

02/22/08 - New postings for the Wednesday evening forum, Environmental Outreach: Does Science Really Matter?  and the Thursday evening discussion with Hollywood filmmaker Randy Olson, "True Confessions: I Am an Impaired Mass Communicator."

02/15/08 - Major web site update. Program book information now published to the meeting web site.

02/08/08 - Program Book Available. A downloadable version of the meeting program book (7.3mb, PDF) that will be available to registrants on-site is now available in the files section.

01/28/08 - Sverdrup Award Lecture and the Wednesday evening Environmental Outreach Forum posted to the Special Events section.

12/31/07 - Meeting schedules now available. See the Schedule at a Glance and Session List with Schedules.

12/31/07 - Registration for media representatives is now available at http://www.agu.org/meetings/os08/os08media.html

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For More Information

For more information, please contact the conference management office by e-mail at orlando2008@sgmeet.com or by phone at 800-929-ASLO or 254-399-9635.

Estuarine Research Federation The Oceanography Society American Geophysical Union American Society of Limnology and Oceanography

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