Our mission:

What's new:

  • The GERS 2014 Biennial Meeting will be held at UT Marine Science Institute in Port Aransas, Texas, October 30-31, 2014. Abstract deadline is Friday, Sep. 26.
  • The GERS annual business meeting was held on November 4, 2013 at the CERF meeting in San Diego. GERS celebrated its 40th year, student travel awards were awarded, and the new board was welcomed.

The Gulf Estuarine Research Society is one of 7 regionally based Affiliate Societies of the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation (CERF). GERS is a not for profit educational organization for people interested in estuarine and coastal issues centering on the Gulf of Mexico. The fundamental goal is to promote research in the Gulf of Mexico. GERS is a very active research society with a membership of scientists, researchers, and students from universities, agencies and research labs along the Gulf coast.