SETAC Globe - Environmental Quality Through Science
Secrets to a Successful Meeting Unveiled
Bart Bosveld
Bart BosveldSETAC Europe annual meetings have become a hallmark event, and we continue to grow our global network of environmental scientists. We conduct a survey after every meeting to tell us about how the meeting was perceived by the delegates.

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INSIDE VOLUME 18, ISSUE 9
7 September 2017
 
SETAC MinneapolisSETAC Minneapolis: Many Options for Science and Enjoying the Twin Cities
Teresa Norberg-King, Dalma Martinovic-Weigelt, Summer Street, Tyler Linton, Michael Kierski, Dawn Perkins and Alice Kells
This November, meeting attendees of the SETAC North America 38th Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota, will share their science and exchange information and ideas that will help develop and find solutions to some of the most challenging environmental problems. We hope that we can continue to explore the ways to make the future a sustainable one for all of us.

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ET&C and IEAM coversSurvey Says! Results from the SETAC Journals Survey
Jen Lynch
Earlier this year, the Publications Advisory Committee and the Editors-in-Chief of the SETAC journals Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management (IEAM) and Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (ET&C) conducted a survey to determine how our publications were perceived by our authors, reviewers and members.

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Presentation with audiencePublic Outreach and Science Communication: Activities in SETAC North America
Paul Sibley, Stuart Cohen, Greg Pyle and Danielle Cucchiara
Outreach and engagement of the public on environmental issues is important. SETAC members recognize the importance of listening to, informing and engaging the public on environmental issues and of the need to respond to increasingly negative and misrepresented political and societal views on science and scientists. SETAC North America is developing an approach to accomplish this goal.

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GHSP logoAdvancing Environmental Science at SETAC
Tamar Schlekat, Roel Evens, Mary Reiley and Annegaaike Leopold
SETAC science topic prioritization efforts have relied on information received from formal surveys or ad hoc brainstorming sessions conducted by SETAC’s governing bodies, committees and Interest Groups. Recently, SETAC conducted a formal global prioritization effort – the Global Horizon Scanning Project (GHSP).

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SETAC Interest GroupsInterest Groups: SETAC Advisory Groups 2.0
Lauren Kristofco
Does “IG” ring a bell? If not, you’re not alone. IG is SETAC’s newest acronym and was officially adopted in January 2017. If you haven’t heard of IGs, we’ve got a few reasons for why you should check them out.

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ECOTOX-Brasil logoA Brief History of the Brazilian Society of Ecotoxicology
Alexandre Arenzon
Earlier this year, the SETAC World Council voted to officially recognize the Brazilian Society of Ecotoxicology (ECOTOX-Brasil) as a chapter of SETAC Latin America. ECOTOX-Brasil was founded in 1998, but its history began much earlier.

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NASAC students 2016Global Student Membership Survey Raw Data and Summary Results for SETAC North America
Samuel Haddad, Stephanie Graves, Alexis Wormington, Faith Lambert, Amanda Buerger and David Dreier
The global student membership survey consisted of a series of questions and was compiled by a number of SETAC members globally. The survey was designed by student for students in an effort to gather relevant data for SETAC stakeholders (members, interest groups, committees) to address a gap in knowledge about one of the largest groups within SETAC.

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SETAC BrusselsSession Summaries from SETAC Brussels

The recently concluded SETAC Europe 27th Annual Meeting, which was held from 7–11 May 2017 in Brussels, Belgium, was another successful meeting, attracting 2,079 delegates who could choose from 564 platform and 1,188 poster presentations. These session summaries provide examples of presentations and discussions during the meeting.

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SETAC Minneapolis registration

 
NEWS AND UPDATES
Register online for the SETAC North America 38th Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Submit a late abstract by 27 October. Become an exhibitor or meeting supporter.

Submit an abstract by 11 September for the 23rd SETAC Europe LCA Case Studies Symposium in Barcelona, Spain. Register by 16 October and save with early bird rates.

Register for the SETAC Africa 8th Biennial Conference in Calabar, Nigeria, by 29 September.

Submit a short commentary on climate change for Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management (IEAM) by 1 October.

Abstract submission for the SETAC Europe 28th Annual Meeting in Rome, Italy, opens 4 October. Become a sponsor for the meeting.

Apply by 4 October for the Global Partners Capacity Building Award, which honors individuals or groups for their contribution toward building capacity in the environmental sciences within developing countries.

ET&C and IEAM are seeking editors for the 2018–2020 term.

 
SETAC JOURNALS
IEAM volume 13, issue 5What’s New in IEAM
Sediment quality benchmarks for assessing oil-related impacts to the deep-sea benthos
William L Balthis, Jeffrey L Hyland, Cynthia Cooksey, Paul A Montagna, Jeffrey G Baguley, Robert W Ricker, Christopher Lewis
Volume 13, Issue 5
 
ET&C cover 36:8What's New in ET&C
Recovery of aquatic insect-mediated methylmercury flux from ponds following drying disturbance
Matthew M. Chumchal, Ray W. Drenner, Frank M. Greenhill, James H. Kennedy, Ashlyn E. Courville, Charlie A.A. Gober, Luke O. Lossau
Volume 36, Issue 8
 
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