2012 Annual Science Meeting Agenda and Presentations

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Start (h:m) Duration (h:m) Agenda Speaker
9:00 0:10 WELCOME Introduction
9:10 0:25 The relationship of forage fish abundance to aggregations of Gulf of Maine Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua ) and catch‐per‐unit‐effort in the fishery David Richardson
9:35 0:40 Shrinking of fishes exacerbates impacts of global ocean changes on marine fisheries William Cheung
10:15 0:25 Climate‐induced shifts in size structure of the Northeast Shelf fish community Kathy Mills
10:40 0:15 COFFEE & POSTERS  
10:55 0:25 Sensitivity of copepod populations to bottom‐up and top‐down forcing: a modeling study in the Gulf of Maine region Rubao Ji
11:20 0:40 Pursuing hypotheses and the future of fisheries oceanography Jon Hare
12:00 0:25 Using the MIMES framework (Multiscale Integrated Model of Ecosystems Services) to explore dynamic ecosystem service tradeoffs in the Massachusetts marine environment: A case study of forage fish and whales Irit Altman
12:25 1:00 LUNCH & POSTERS  
13:25 0:25 Fall bloom phenology and magnitude influence haddock recruitment on Georges Bank Robert Leaf
13:50 0:40 Using climate variability to diagnose how marine ecosystems work and how they will change Andy Pershing
14:30 0:25 Water mass dynamics and the nutrient field in the Gulf of Maine and on Georges Bank David Townsend
14:55 0:15 COFFEE & POSTERS  
15:10 0:25 Migration model of post‐smolt Atlantic salmon in the Gulf of Maine Carrie Byron
15:35 0:25 Will Atlantic salmon persist in the Gulf of Maine in the face of changing climate conditions? Kevin Friedland
16:00 0:30 SUMMATION & ADJOURN  


Poster Session Author
Transects: it's what we do. Long‐term intertidal monitoring on Appledore Island J. Fields
Impact of environmental factors on the water quality in Saco Bay Linda Jordan
Patterns in growth and movement of Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus ) in
the Gulf of Maine
Julia Beaty
Investigation of Potential Factors Influencing the Biological Productivity on New
England Shelf and Georges Bank: Comparing Frontal Statistics in FVCOM and Satellite‐
Derived Dataset
Vitalii Sheremet
Ichthyoplankton and Environmental Monitoring in a Maine Estuary Jeremy Miller