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PICES 2013 Annual Meeting
Communicating forecasts, uncertainty and consequences of
ecosystem change
October 11–20, Nanaimo, BC, Canada

Download Book of Abstracts with the most recently updated detailed schedules (Last update - Oct. 7, 2013)

Changes:
S6 - 1.5 day Session
S7 - cancelled (abstracts moved to MEQ-Paper Session)
S8 - 1.5-day Session
S9 - 0.5-day ession
W5 - cancelled (most abstracts moved to S8)
POC-Paper Session - 0.5 day Session
MEQ-Paper Session moved from Oct. 18 to Oct. 15
WG-30 Meeting added to Oct. 13
WG-26 Meeting cancelled
W4 Workshop is cancelled (upd. Oct. 10)

 
Thursday, October 10
09:00
12:30
14:00
18:00
WG-27 Meeting
Friday, October 11
09:00
12:30
W2
W3
W4
CANCELLED
 
W6
W7
14:00
18:00
S-HAB Meeting
 
Saturday, October 12
09:00
12:30
W1
AP-MBM
Meeting
WG-21
Meeting
WG-26
Meeting
CANCELLED
S-HAB Meeting
WG-28
Meeting
 
AP-CPR
Meeting
SG-MP
Meeting
14:00
18:00
18:00
21:00
WG-29 Meeting
Sunday, October 13
09:00
FUTURE Meeting
12:30
Science Board Meeting
14:00
AP-AICE
Meeting
AP-COVE
Meeting
AP-SOFE
Meeting
S-CC
Meeting
S-CCME
Meeting
AP-CREAMS
Meeting
WG-30
Meeting
18:00
19:30
BIO
Meeting
Day 1
FIS
Meeting

Day 1
MEQ
Meeting

Day 1
MONITOR
Meeting
Day 1
POC
Meeting
Day 1
TCODE
Meeting

Day 1
S-HD
Meeting
Day 1
Monday, October 14
09:00
10:00
Opening Session
10:30
18:00
Science Board Symposium (S1)
18:00
21:00
Welcome Receiption
The Welcome Reception for all participants and registered guests
Tuesday, October 15
09:00
12:30
S5
S6 (Day 1)
S9
FIS Paper Session
14:00
17:30
S5
S6 (Day 1)
MEQ Paper Session
FIS Paper Session
18:00
21:00
Sport Event
Wednesday, October 16
09:00
12:30
S6 (Day 2)
S4 (Day 1)
S3
 
F&A Meeting*
12:30
14:00
SG-SC-NP Meeting
14:00
18:00
BIO
Meeting
Day 2
FIS
Meeting
Day 2
MEQ
Meeting

Day 2
MONITOR
Meeting

Day 2
POC
Meeting

Day 2
TCODE
Meeting
Day 2
S-HD
Meeting
Day 2
18:30
21:30
Extravaganza Dinner
Thursday, October 17
09:00
12:30
S4 (Day 2)
S8 (Day 1)
S10
BIO Paper Session
14:00
17:30
S8 (Day 1)
S10
BIO Paper Session
18:00
20:30
Poster Session**
Friday, October 18
09:00
S8 (Day 2)
S2
POC Paper Session
12:30
14:00
Closing Session***
15:00
18:00
Science Board Meeting*
18:30
21:00
Chairman's Reception* (by invitation only)
Saturday, October 19
09:00
18:00
Science Board Meeting*
Governing Council Meeting*
Sunday, October 20
13:00
18:00
Governing Council Meeting*
 
* Closed meetings
**

Posters on general interest to the PICES Scientific Committees, including those not necessarily matching the themes of the Topic Sessions, are welcome. Posters will be on display from October 15 (a.m.) until the end of the “Wine and Cheese” Poster Session on the evening of October 17, when poster presenters are expected to be available to answer questions.

The size of a poster should be 4'x4' (1.22 x1.22 m).
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Please add your photograph to the right upper corner of your poster.

*** Award-winning scientists (Best Oral/Poster presentations) will be announced during the Closing Session
 

Sessions:

S1: Communicating forecasts, uncertainty and consequences of ecosystem change
S2: Are marine ecosystems of the North Pacific becoming more variable?
S3: Status, trends and effects of pollutants in coastal ecosystems: Implications for wildlife and humans
S4: The changing carbon cycle of North Pacific continental shelves and marginal seas
S5: Marine ecosystem services and the contribution from marine ecosystems to the economy and human well-being
S6: Recent trends and future projections of North Pacific climate and ecosystems
S7: Cancelled, joined with MEQ-Paper Session
S8: Ecosystem indicators to characterize ecosystem responses to multiple stressors in North Pacific marine ecosystems
S9: Cost-effective, cooperative ocean monitoring
S10: Banking on recruitment curves; returns on intellectual investment
BIO-P: BIO Contributed Paper Session
FIS-P: FIS Contributed Paper Session
MEQ-P: MEQ Contributed Paper Session
POC-P: POC Contributed Paper Session
W1: Comparison of size-based and species based ecosystem models
W2: Identifying mechanisms linking physical climate and ecosystem change: Observed indices, hypothesized processes, and "data dreams" for the future
W3: Marine bird and mammal spatial ecology
W4: Tools, approaches and challenges for accessing and integrating distributed datasets
HAB-S: HAB Section Meeting
W5: Cancelled
W6: Economic Impacts of harmful algal blooms on fisheries and aquaculture
W7: Traditional seafoods of coastal aboriginal communities in the North Pacific: Insight into food, social and ceremonial uses at Snuneymux’w First Nation in Nanaimo, British Columbia
GP: General Poster Session
 

Meetings:

   
Advisory Panels
AP-CPR Advisory Panel on the Continuous Plankton Recorder Survey in the North Pacific
AP-CREAMS Advisory Panel for a CREAMS/PICES Program in East Asian Marginal Seas
AP-MBM Advisory Panel on Marine Birds and Mammals
FUTURE Advisory Panels
AP-AICE FUTURE Advisory Panel on Anthropogenic Influences on Coastal Ecosystems
AP-COVE FUTURE Advisory Panel on Climate, Oceanographic Variability and Ecosystems
AP-SOFE FUTURE Advisory Panel on Status, Outlooks, Forecasts, and Engagement
Sections
S-CC Section on Carbon and Climate
S-CCME Section on Climate Change Effects on Marine Ecosystems
S-HAB Section on Ecology of Harmful Algal Blooms in the North Pacific
S-HD Section on Human Dimensions of Marine Systems
Study Group
SG-MP Study Group on Marine Pollutants
SG-SC-NP Study Group on Scientific Cooperation in the North Pacific Ocean
Working Groups
WG-21 Working Group on Non-indigenous Aquatic Species
WG-26 Working Group on Jellyfish Blooms around the North Pacific Rim
WG-27 Working Group on North Pacific Climate Variability and Change
WG-28 Working Group on Ecosystem Responses to Multiple Stressors
WG-29 Working Group on Regional Climate Modeling
Committees
BIO Biological Oceanography Committee
FIS Fishery Science Committee
MEQ Marine Environmental Quality Committee
MONITOR Technical Committee on Monitoring
POC Physical Oceanography and Climate Committee
TCODE Technical Committee on Data Exchange
   
   
 
 
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