ESSAS - Ecosystem Studies of Subarctic and Arctic Seas

2021 ESSAS Webinar Annual Science Meeting in Sapporo, Japan 30 May–4 June, 2021 (Abstract submission extended)

“Linking past and present marine ecosystems to inform future fisheries and aquaculture”Webinar at http://xxxxxxx (to be announced)Host of webinar, Arctic Research Center, Hokkaido UniversityDate: 30 May – 4 June, 2021Ecosystem Studies of Subarctic and Arctic Seas (ESSAS), one of the regional programs of the Integrated Marine Biosphere Research project (IMBeR). The goal of the ESSAS Program is to compare, quantify and predict the impact of climate variability on the productivity and sustainability of Subarctic and Arctic marine ecosystems. Although the ESSAS Annual Science Meeting (ASM) scheduled in July 2020 had to be canceled due to COVID-19, the 2021 ASM will be held as a webinar (web seminar) style meeting.Both academic …

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ESSAS 2020 cancelled due to COVID-19

Dear all submitters of abstract and participants of ESSAS ASM 2020, We regret to inform all of you that the ESSAS Annual Science Meeting (ASM) 2020, scheduled on 31 May-5 June 2020 in Sapporo, Japan, is canceled as a proactive measure against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation in Japan and foreign countries.The Science Steering Committee (SSC) and Local Organizing Committee (LOC) decided to cancel the ASM in consideration of the following concerns:1. current domestic and foreign situation2. government guideline to postpone or cancel the group event3. risk of infection and any possible inconvenience related to quarantine after traveling to Japan.The SSC and LOC watched the situation carefully and decided to reschedule the ASM …

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ESSAS session and workshop on high-latitude ecosystems

The Ecosystem Studies of Subarctic and Arctic Seas (ESSAS) program will be organizing a session on ‘’Arctic marine ecosystems in a changing climate’’ and a workshop on the ‘’ Bioenergetics and survival trajectories of Arctic fish in response to environmental stressors’’ as part of the Integrated Marine Biosphere Research project (IMBeR) Open Science Conference Future Oceans2: ocean sustainability for the benefit of society: understanding, challenges, and solutions to be held at Le Quartz Congress Centre in Brest, France, June 17-21, 2019. Please post and circulate this announcement among your networks and we hope to see you in Brest for an exceptional research and networking meeting.Future Oceans2 provides an opportunity to join world leading researchers to present advances in science from …

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Contact us

For any questions about ESSAS or further information please contact any of the ESSAS Co-chairs

Benjamin Planque
Institute of Marine Research, Bergen, Norway

Franz Mueter
University of Alaska Fairbanks, USA

Naomi Harada
Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
Yokosuka, Japan


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