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Title: Abstracts of Papers from the Twenty-ninth Annual Albert L. Tester Memorial Symposium, 11-12 March 2004 
Date: 2005-01
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
Citation: 2005. Abstracts of Papers from the Twenty-ninth Annual Albert L. Tester Memorial Symposium, 11-12 March 2004. Pac Sci 59(1): 111-123.
Abstract: The Albert L. Tester Memorial Symposium is held in honor of Professor Albert Tester, who, at the time of his death in 1974, was Senior Professor of Zoology at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa. The faculty and students of the Department of Zoology proposed an annual symposium of student research papers as a means of honoring, in a continuing and active way, Dr. Tester’s lively encouragement of student research in a broad range of fields within marine biology. Papers reporting original research on any aspect of science are solicited from students at the university and these papers are presented at the symposium, which takes place during the spring semester. Income from contributions to the Albert L. Tester Memorial Fund of the University of Hawai‘i Foundation is used to provide prizes for the three best papers, judged on quality, originality, and importance of research reported, as well as the quality of the public presentation. Judges include Department of Zoology faculty members and the previous year’s student award winners. In addition, a distinguished scholar from another university or research institution is invited to participate in the symposium as a judge and to present the major symposium address. In 2004 the distinguished visitor and judge was Dr. Philip J. Motta, professor of biology at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida.
Series/Report No.: vol. 59, no. 1
Pages/Duration: 14 pages
ISSN: 0030-8870
LC Subject Headings: Biology--Hawaii--Congresses.
Natural history--Periodicals.
Natural history--Pacific Area--Periodicals.

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