Eco-DAS 2020

The 2020 symposium will be held in October 2020 at the East-West Center adjacent to the University of Hawai`i at Manoa campus. Applicants should have received their PhD on or after 1 June 2019, or expect to receive it before 1 June 2021. The dissertation work of the applicant must deal with an important ecological problem in oceanography or limnology. Applications will include: a current resume, a letter of support from the applicants current (graduate or postdoctoral) advisor, up to two additional letters of support from other individuals familiar with the applicants background (optional), a personal statement regarding the applicants goals and reasons for applying (2 pages maximum), and a substantive outline of a proposed collaborative manuscript (3 pages maximum). All travel and on-site expenses will be paid by the program.

Applications will open in early spring 2020 and will be due by 1 May 2020. For more information regarding the symposium, including application requirements and procedures, see the symposium website at: or contact

Past symposia have resulted in proceedings volumes published as Limnology and Oceanography e-Books; individual articles appearing in Limnology and Oceanography: LettersLimnology and Oceanography: Fluids and EnvironmentsLimnology and Oceanography BulletinF1000 Research, Oecologia, Environmental Evidence and other journals; and the Wikiproject Limnology and Oceanography.

Eco-DAS funding is provided by NSF (Award OCE-1925796) and the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography.

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