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Joining a Regional Section or Working Group


IAVS Regional Sections: North America | Japan | Pacific Islands (PABITRA) | South Africa | Young Scientists
IAVS Working Groups: European Dry Grassland Group (EDGG)  | Circumboreal Vegetation Map (CBVM) | Disturbance dynamics in boreal forests | EcoInformatics | European Vegetation Survey | Group for Phytosociological Nomenclature (GPN)


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Establishment of new Regional Sections or Working Groups

The guidelines for establishment of a new regional section or working group, including a template for bylaws:

 


IAVS Regional Sections

North America

Contact persons: Peter Minchin (chair), Mark Fulton (vice-chair), James Moore (Secretary/Treasurer).

E-mail: chair, vice-chair and secretary/treasurer

South Africa

Contact person: Chair Laco Mucina
E-mail: LM3@sun.ac.za

Pacific Islands (PABITRA)

Contact person: Chair Dieter Mueller-Dombois
E-mail: amdhawaii@aol.com

Young Scientists

Membership Administrator: Michael Lee
E-mail: michael.lee@unc.edu

Join the Young Scientists Listserv
The process of the election of the Steering Committee has begun:
December 4 (your local time): deadline for announcing your candidacy for the steering committee, by emailing michael.lee@unc.edu your short biography and statement about why you want to be on the steering committee.
December 5: The list of candidates, their bios, and statements will be forwarded to the membership.
December 5-January 5: Votes may be cast for steering committee members (procedure to be determined).

Japan

Inactive


IAVS Working Groups

Circumboreal Vegetation Map (CBVM)

Contact person: Stephen Talbot
E-mail: stephen_talbot@fws.gov
Homepage: http://caff.is/flora-cfg/circumboreal-vegetation-map

CBVM is affilliated with both IAVS and CAFF (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna). CBVM publications and documents are all available through the CAFF Flora Group website.

Disturbance dynamics in boreal forests

Contact person: Igor Drobyshev, Rouyn-Noranda, Canada
E-mail: igor.drobyshev@uqat.ca

EcoInformatics

Contact person: Stephan Hennekens, Wageningen, The Netherlands
E-mail: stephan.hennekens@wur.nl
Homepage: http://cvs.bio.unc.edu/iavs-ecoinfo/
E-mail mailing list: http://lists.unc.edu/read/all_forums/subscribe?name=iavs-ecoinfo

European Dry Grassland Group (EDGG) 

Contact persons:
Jürgen Dengler, Bayreuth, Germany
E-mail: juergen.dengler@uni-bayreuth.de
Monika Janišová, Banská Bystrica, Slovakia
E-mail: monika.janisova@savba.sk
Homepage: http://www.edgg.org
Report: 2013

European Vegetation Survey

Contact person: Milan Chytry, Brno, Czech Republic
E-mail: chytry@sci.muni.cz
Website: http://euroveg.org

Group for Phytosociological Nomenclature (GPN)

Contact person: Daniela Gigante, Perugia, Italy
E-mail: daniela.gigante@unipg.it

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