The University of Texas Marine Science Institute (UTMSI) is pleased to announce the annual Texas Bays and Estuaries Meeting (TBEM) for 2009. The meeting will focus on work being done in the bays, estuaries and near-shore Gulf of Mexico. It provides an opportunity for Texas scientists working in the coastal zone to share information, results and insights into our diverse coastal environment. Both natural and social science research is welcome. There will be awards for the best student presentations. The meeting will be held at the Marine Science Institute in Port Aransas, Texas.
Talks will be held in the Auditorium located in the Visitor’s Center, and there will be a limited number of poster slots available. Information on the Institute and directions can be found at their website. Abstracts and registration are due 31 March 2009. Registration will open in mid February at URL to be posted in the 2nd announcement. Housing and registration costs will be similar to 2008.