Marine Ecosystems

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ME001. Benthic Meiofauna Structure, Pattern and Function in Ocean Basins
Primary Chair:  Punyasloke Bhadury, IISER Kolkata, Nadia, India
Co-chairs:  Jeroen Ingels, Florida State University, FSU Coastal and Marine Laboratory, FL, United States and Holly M Bik, University of California, Riverside, Department of Nematology, Riverside, CA, United States
ME002. Emerging contaminants in coastal and marine ecosystems
Primary Chair:  Elise F Granek, Portland State University, Environmental Science & Management, Portland, OR, United States
Co-Chair:  Amy Ehrhart, Portland State University, Environmental Science & Management, Portland, 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
ME004. Processes Impacting the Distribution and Fate of Oil in the Marine Environment
Primary Chair:  Kendra L Daly, University of South Florida Tampa, Tampa, FL, United States
Co-chairs:  Adrian Burd1, Simone Francis2 and Anusha Dissanayake1, (1)University of Georgia, Athens, GA, United States(2)University of California Santa Barbara, Marine Science Institute, Santa Barbara, CA, 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
ME006. Remote Sensing of Coral Reef Ecosystems
Primary Chair:  Eric J Hochberg, Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences, St.George's, GE, Bermuda
Co-chairs:  Michelle M Gierach, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States, Eric J Hochberg, Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences, St.George's, GE, Bermuda and Steven G Ackleson, S A Ocean Services, Falls Church, VA, United States
ME007. Zooplankton and Nekton: Gatekeepers of the Biological Pump
Primary Chair:  Rainer Kiko, GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Kiel, Germany
Co-chairs:  Daniele Bianchi, University of California Los Angeles, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Los Angeles, CA, United States, Amy Maas, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Department of Biology, Woods Hole, MA, United States and Morten Iversen, Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, Germany
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
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
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
PC013. Utilizing Ecological and Oceanographic Records to Understand Ecological Responses to Modern Climate Change
Primary Chair:  Roxanne Banker, UC Davis, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Davis, CA, United States
Co-Chair:  Hannah Palmer, UC Davis, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Davis, CA, United States