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Call for Abstracts
2011 RARGOM Annual Science Meeting

The Regional Association for Research on the Gulf of Maine (RARGOM)
is holding its annual science meeting addressing

THE NEXUS BETWEEN CLIMATE CHANGE AND MARINE SPATIAL PLANNING

on October 5, 2011
Residence Inn Marriott
100 Deer Street
Portsmouth, New Hampshire

The one day meeting will feature two keynote speakers:

Michael K. Orbach
Professor of the Practice of Marine Affairs and Policy
Nicholas School of Environment, Duke University
“The New Human Condition: The ‘Total Ecology’ of Marine Spatial Planning”

Robert S. Steneck
Professor at the School of Marine Sciences, University of Maine
“Winds of Change: Marine Spatial Planning in an era of
Rapidly Shifting Baselines”

The meeting is intended to be of general interest to a broad range of
researchers, managers and stakeholders in the Gulf of Maine region

The Registration period is:
August 15th – September 30th
Registration fees are $45 for participants from RARGOM member institutions and
$60 for non-members. Student registration is $30
Lunch will be provided

If interested in presenting a contributed talk or poster on new, old or developing research, please submit an abstract to Lynn Rutter

Abtract Submission Form (DOC)

Deadline: August 27th

RARGOM Call for Abstracts

The Regional Association for Research on the Gulf of Maine (RARGOM) is holding its annual science meeting in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, October 6, 2010. The one-day meeting will feature focused talks, contributed talks and discussion on the Impacts of Climate Change in the Gulf of Maine. The meeting is intended to be of general interest to a broad range of researchers, managers and stakeholders in the Gulf of Maine region.  Three focused talks are scheduled:

Charles Stock, NOAA Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory : “The impact of climate variability and change on marine ecosystem productivity across trophic levels”…global and regional perspectives on the effect of climate on primary and secondary productivity of marine food webs.

Terrence Joyce, Physical Oceanography, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution : “Can changes in silver hake off the Northeast coast of the US and Canada and Gulf of Maine be related to and predicted by the strength of the Atlantic Thermohaline Circulation?”…examining changes in biomass and location of living marine resources in respect to contemporary and anticipated variation on Atlantic Thermohaline Circulation.

Lawrence Hamilton, Sociology Department, University of New Hampshire : “Public Perceptions about Climate Change in the Gulf of Maine Region”…results from surveys recently conducted in the Gulf of Maine area that gauge perceptions about climate change and connections with other coastal issues

If interested in presenting a contributed talk or poster on new, old or developing research,  submit an abstract through the RARGOM registration site: http://www.rargom.org/

Abstract submission deadline is August 27.   Registration is open August 2 – September 30, 2010

Contact information lynn.rutter@unh.edu

Call for Abstracts: 2010 RARGOM Annual Science Meeting

The Regional Association for Research on the Gulf of Maine (RARGOM) is holding its annual science meeting in  Portsmouth, New Hampshire at the Hilton Garden Inn,  October 6, 2010.  The one day meeting will feature focused talks, contributed talks and discussion on the Impacts of Climate Change in the Gulf of Maine.  The meeting is intended to be of general interest to a broad range of researchers, managers and stakeholders in the Gulf of Maine region.

Three focused talks are scheduled:

Charles Stock, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, Princeton University: “The impact of climate variability and change on marine ecosystem productivity across trophic levels”…global and regional perspectives on the effect of climate on primary and secondary productivity of marine food webs.

Terrence Joyce, Physical Oceanography, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution:  “Can changes in silver hake off the Northeast coast of the US and Canada and Gulf of Maine be related to and predicted by the strength of the Atlantic Thermohaline Circulation?”…examining changes in biomass and location of living marine resources in respect to contemporary and anticipated variation on Atlantic Thermohaline Circulation.

Lawrence Hamilton, Sociology Department, University of New Hampshire: “Public Perceptions about Climate Change in the Gulf of Maine Region”…results from surveys recently conducted in the Gulf of Maine area that gauge perceptions about climate change and connections with other coastal issues.

If interested in presenting a contributed talk or poster on new, old or developing research, please submit an abstract at the registration site:  http://www.rargom.org/ Abstract submission deadline is August 27th.

Registration will open on August 2, 2010.  Registration fee is:  $25 for participants from RARGOM member institutions, $30 for non-members.