The Second NPAFC-IYS Workshop: Salmon Ocean Ecology in a Changing Climate


ABSTRACTS DUE: January 15, 2019

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Host: The North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission (NPAFC)

Partner: The Salmon Ocean Ecology Meeting (SOEM)

Workshop Objectives
- Improve current knowledge of the migration, distribution, growth and survival of salmon and their environment in the ocean;
- Increase understanding of the causes of variations in salmon production in a changing climate;
- Anticipate future changes in the distribution and abundance of salmon and their marine ecosystems;
- Develop and apply new technologies and analytical methods to research and management of salmon; and
- Invent integrated information/management systems to support research, sustainable management, and public understanding for the conservation of salmon.

Topics Sessions
1. Current status of salmon and their environments
1.1. Biological traits of key salmon populations
1.2. Migration and distribution
1.3. Growth and survival
2. Salmon in changing ocean conditions
2.1. Linkage between salmon production, climate and ocean changes
2.2. Modeling the future for salmon
3. New technologies/integrated information systems for salmon research and management
3.1. New technologies
3.2. Integrated information and management systems

Organizing Committee
Richard Brodeur (SOEM; Northwest Fisheries Science Center, NOAA, USA; Organizing Committee vice-chairperson); Ed Farley, Jr. (Auke Bay Laboratories, Ted Stevens Marine Research Institute, NMFS, USA); Jim Irvine (Pacific Biological Station, DFO, Canada); Ju Kyoung Kim (Inland Life Resources Center, FIRA, Korea); Svetlana Naydenko (Pacific Scientific Research Fisheries Center; TINRO-Center, Russia); Mark Saunders (International Year of the Salmon (IYS) North Pacific Steering Committee, Canada; Organizing Committee vice-chairperson); Michael Schmidt (SOEM; Long Live the Kings, USA); Shigehiko Urawa (Hokkaido National Fisheries Research Institute, FRA, Japan; Organizing Committee vice-chairperson); Brian Wells (SOEM; Southwest Fisheries Science Center, NOAA, USA; Organizing Committee vice-chairperson); Jeongseok Park (NPAFC Secretariat, Canada)





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