Program Topics

  • Biogeochemical indicators for wetland assessment
  • Carbon sequestration and greenhouse gas emissions
  • Coastal wetlands
  • Constructed wetlands
  • Coupled biogeochemical cycles in wetlands
  • Fate of toxic organic compounds
  • Freshwater wetlands
  • Geospatial and multivariate methods to evaluate biogeochemical processes
  • Hydrologic connectivity of wetlands with terrestrial and aquatic systems
  • Influence of sea level rise on cycling of macro-elements
  • Land use change including impacts of urban and agricultural practices
  • Linkages between biogeochemical processes and biotic communities
  • Long-term nutrient and organic matter accretion in wetlands
  • Microbial ecology and molecular biology
  • Molecular chemical techniques and biomarkers
  • Molecular tools to evaluate biogeochemical processes
  • Nitrogen processing capacity of wetlands
  • Phosphorus assimilation capacity of wetlands
  • Role of wetlands in improving water quality
  • Stochastic and mechanistic modeling of biogeochemical processes
  • Sulfur cycle importance in coastal marshes
  • Toxic metal biogeochemistry in wetlands
  • Wetland community types and functions and values

NOTE: This list is only intended as a guideline; accepted abstracts will not be limited to these topics.

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