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F001. Climate Impacts on Marine Fish, Fisheries, and Protected Species
Primary Chair:  Vincent S Saba, NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service, Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Ecosystem Dynamics and Assessment Program, Princeton, NJ, United States
Co-Chair:  Barbara Muhling, University of California - Santa Cruz, NOAA Southwest Fisheries Science Center, San Diego, CA, United States
F002. Getting to the bottom of bycatch: place-based risk assessment of marine megafauna incidental catch
Primary Chair:  Ellen Hines, Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies, San Francisco State University, Tiburon, CA, United States
Co-chairs:  Rebecca L Lewison, San Diego State University, Biology, San Diego, CA, United States, Andrew Frederick Johnson, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Marine Biology Research Division, La Jolla, CA, United States and Gregg Verutes, National Audubon Society, San Francisco, CA, United States
F003. I am ready for my close-up! Using state-of-the-art imagery to study marine wildlife and their habitats.
Primary Chair:  M. Elizabeth Clarke, NOAA Northwest Fisheries Science Center, Seattle, WA, United States
Co-chairs:  Abigail Powell, Lynker Technologies - Under Contract to the Northwest Fisheries Science Center, Seattle, WA, United States, Benjamin Richards, NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, Honolulu, HI, United States and Erica Fruh, NOAA Northwest Fisheries Science Center, Newport, OR, United States
B001. How do species interactions, connectivity, and the environment drive the biodiversity and assembly of marine metacommunities?
Primary Chair:  Julie Kellner, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Co-chairs:  Lauren S Mullineaux, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA, United States, Craig Nelson, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Department of Oceanography, School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, Honolulu, HI, United States and Adrian Craig Stier, University of California, Santa Barbara
BN010. Impacts of animals on nutrient, oxygen and carbon cycling
Primary Chair:  Eric D Galbraith, McGill University, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Montreal, QC, Canada
Co-Chair:  Priscilla LeMezo, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals (ICTA), Barcelona, Spain
E001. Impacts of multiple stressors in coastal ecosystems on organism health
Primary Chair:  Susanne Marie Brander, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, United States
Co-chairs:  Richard Connon, Nann Fangue and Anne Todgham, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA, United States
ED003. Ecology, Oceanography, and Proximity: Taking the first steps towards evaluating MPA objectives
Primary Chair:  Ashley Knight, Oregon State University, Marine Studies Initiative, Corvallis, OR, United States
Co-Chair:  Lindsay Aylesworth, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marine Reserves Program, Newport, OR, United States
EP003. Basin to global scale ocean transport, connectivity, and dispersal: interdisciplinary connections
Primary Chair:  Cheryl S Harrison, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, United States
Co-chairs:  James R. Watson, Oregon State University , College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, Corvallis, OR, Elliott L. Hazen, NOAA Southwest Fisheries Science Center, Environmental Research Division, Monterey, CA, United States and Vincent Rossi, CNRS-MIO, Mediterranean Institute of Oceanography , Marseille, France
EP005. Closing the gap between wind stress and ecosystem productivity in eastern boundary upwelling regions
Primary Chair:  Ryan R Rykaczewski, University of South Carolina Columbia, Columbia, SC, United States
Co-chairs:  Steven James Bograd, NOAA Southwest Fisheries Science Center, Environmental Research Division, Monterey, CA, United States, Michael Jacox, University of California-Santa Cruz, San Francisco, CA, United States and Bryan Black, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, United States
EP009. Open ocean biological-physical interactions in the Eastern North Pacific from low to mid latitudes through in situ observations, satellite data and models
Primary Chair:  Stephanie Schollaert Uz, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, United States
Co-Chair:  Cara Wilson, NOAA/NMFS Southwest Fisheries Science Center, Monterey, CA, United States
ES005. Transdisciplinary research to assess marine socio-ecological systems
Primary Chair:  Jörn Schmidt, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Kiel Marine Science, Kiel, Germany
Co-Chair:  Olivier Thebaud, Ifremer, Maritime Economics Unit & AMURE Research Group, Brest, France
IS001. Advances in approaches to monitoring the occurrence, distribution, behavior, and ecology of top predators
Primary Chair:  Mark Baumgartner, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Biology Department, Woods Hole, MA, United States
Co-Chair:  Daniel M Palacios, Oregon State University, Marine Mammal Institute and Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Corvallis, OR, United States
ME003. Illuminating the twilight zone: Understanding mesopelagic communities, processes, and ecosystem services before potential large-scale resource extraction
Primary Chair:  Jeffrey Drazen, University of Hawaii, Oceanography, Honolulu, HI, United States
Co-chairs:  Tracey Sutton, Nova Southeastern University, Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography, Dania Beach, FL, United States and Kevin M Boswell, Florida International University, Department of Biological Sciences, North Miami, FL, United States
ME005. Recent Deep Water Geological and Biological Discoveries in the Central, Southern, and Western Pacific Ocean
Primary Chair:  Christopher Kelley, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI, United States
Co-chairs:  Diva Amon, Natural History Museum, London, London, UK, William Chadwick, Oregon State University/NOAA/PMEL, CIMRS, Newport, OR, United States and Randi Rotjan, University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, MA, United States
ME008. Zooplankton Productivity as a Function of Trophodynamics in Marine Ecosystems
Primary Chair:  Akash R Sastri, University of Victoria, Department of Biology, Victoria, BC, Canada
Co-chairs:  Toru Kobari, Kagoshima University, Aquatic Sciences, Faculty of Fisheries, Kagoshima, Japan and Lidia Yebra, Instituto Español de Oceanografía, Centro Oceanográfico de Málaga, Fuengirola, Spain
MG004. Trawling-Induced Sedimentary Processes in Continental Shelf and Slope Environments
Primary Chair:  Pere Puig, Institut de Ciències del Mar (CSIC), Marine Geosciences, Barcelona, Spain
Co-chairs:  Ferdinand KJ Oberle, USGS, Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center, Santa Cruz, CA, United States and Jacobo Martin, Centro Austral de Investigaciones Científicas (CADIC-CONICET), Ushuaia, Argentina
OC002. Advances in Modeling O2 and pH in the Ocean: From Physics to Fish
Primary Chair:  John C Lehrter, University of South Alabama, Marine Sciences, Mobile, AL, United States
Co-chairs:  Katja Fennel, Dalhousie University, Department of Oceanography, Halifax, NS, Canada and Dubravko Justic, Louisiana State University, Oceanography and Coastal Sciences, Baton Rouge, LA, United States
OC008. Seasonal to Decadal Modeling of a Changing Ocean for Marine Resource Managers
Primary Chair:  Erica Hudson Ombres, NOAA, Silver Spring, MD, United States; NOAA, OAR Ocean Acidification Program, Silver Spring, MD, United States
Co-chairs:  John P Dunne, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, Princeton, NJ, United States, Roger B Griffis, NOAA, National Marine Fisheries Service, Silver Spring, MD, United States and Samantha A Siedlecki, Univ of Washington-JISAO, Seattle, WA, United States
OD005. Machine learning in biologial oceanography
Primary Chair:  Eric Coughlin Orenstein, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA, United States
Co-chairs:  Jessica Yuchao Luo, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Climate and Global Dynamics, Boulder, CO, United States, John Burns, University of Hawai'i, Hawai'i Institute of Marine Biology, Papaikou, HI, United States and Ludwig Houegnigan, Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Barcelona Tech, ETSEIB, Barcelona, Spain
RS004. Regional heterogeneity in the subarctic Pacific: Implications for oceanographic processes and biological communities
Primary Chair:  Olav Ormseth, NOAA, Alaska Fisheries Science Center, Seattle, WA, United States
Co-chairs:  Suzanne Strom1, Jamal Moss2 and Kalei Shotwell2, (1)Shannon Point Marine Ctr, Anacortes, WA, United States(2)NOAA, Alaska Fisheries Science Center, Juneau, AK, United States
T001. Assessment of Climate Impacts on Oceans and Marine Resources of the United States
Primary Presenter:  Andrew J Pershing, Gulf of Maine Research Institute, Portland, ME, United States
Presenter:  Roger B Griffis, NOAA, National Marine Fisheries Service, Silver Spring, MD, United States