USSEE December News

ESA/USSEE Conference Update, December Webinar Recording, University of Hawaii Job Posting, and Brief Survey for Members

ESA/USSEE Conference: Call for Abstracts Coming Soon

The call for abstracts for the USSEE’s 2019 conference, which will be held jointly with the Ecological Society of America (ESA) will be coming in mid January, with a February 21st deadline for submission. Keep a lookout for the official call and announcement of conference themes. The conference will be held in Louisville, Kentucky from Sunday August 11th, to Friday August 16th.  USSEE presentations and events will be scheduled for the 13th through the 15th, though registrants are welcome to attend the full event.

December Webinar Recording Available

If you missed Lizzie King’s December 5th Webinar on Advancing the Integration of Ecosystem Services and Livelihood Adaptation you can view the recording on the USSEE blog at:

Dr. King also provided a bibliography of many of the references she discussed in the webinar for those interested in learning more about this methodology. If you would like a copy of that bibliography, you can respond to this email to request one.

Featured Job Posting: Assistant Professor of Applied Economics for Healthy Ecosystems at the University of Hawaii Manoa

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management (NREM) in the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR) at the University of Hawaii Manoa has a vision to integrate natural and social science disciplines to better solve applied problems and achieve sustainability and resiliency. They seek a colleague with applied economics training who will apply cutting edge modeling and statistical techniques as part of a novel, integrative research program that is relevant to Hawaii’s and Pacific Islands’ sustainability and resiliency (e.g., food security, forestry, island food systems, coastal systems, energy systems, adaptation). To read more about the position and apply visit and search for Position number 83848 to submit application. Applications should be received by January 15th for full consideration

Brief Survey for USSEE Members

In addition to collaborating with ESA for our annual conference, USSEE is pursuing other opportunities for collaboration with similar organizations. To help us do this, we are trying to figure out what organizations our members belong to. Please take a minute to complete the survey below (it really should take only a minute) to help us do this:

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