Abstract submission

Abstract Guidelines

Abstracts must be submitted by the abstract submission deadline - September 30, 2020. Please use the form below.
The title is limited to 12 words and the body text is limited to 200 words. 
Abstracts should be concise and be able to describe your research within the word limit. 

What Should be in your Abstract?

The below outline is adapted from McKee K, 2018 "How to write a scientific abstract."  






One or two sentences introducing the topic and why it is important. This can be from a science and an applied point of view.

One sentence explaining the goal of the research.

One or two sentences outlining the methods. 

Two or three sentences about what you found

Two or three sentences interpreting these finds, and summarizing what was learned and its significance (relate back to your context).

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Other CERF Affiliates:

  • Southeast Estuarine Research Society (SERS)
  • Atlantic Estuarine Research Society (AERS)
  • Pacific Estuarine Research Society (PERS)
  • California Estuarine Research Society (CERS)
  • New England Estuarine Research Society (NEERS)
  • Atlantic Canada Coastal Estuarine Research Society (ACCERS)

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