ESSAS - Ecosystem Studies of Subarctic and Arctic Seas

Opportunity for Early Career Scientists to join ESSAS steering committee

If you are interested in the impacts of climate change on high-latitude marine ecosystems, this is your opportunity to help shape the future of the Ecosystem Studies of the Subarctic and Arctic Seas (ESSAS) program. ESSAS is a regional program under the Integrated Marine Biosphere Research (IMBeR) project and is inviting nominations for an Early Career Scientist (within 6 years of PhD completion, excluding any periods of leave) to join its Scientific Steering Committee (SSC) for a three-year renewable term. The SSC is responsible for the development, planning and implementation of science with the goal to “compare, quantify and predict the impact of climate variability on the productivity and sustainability …

[30.07.21]
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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 …

[24.09.20]
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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 …

[19.03.20]
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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
Email: benjamin.planque@imr.no  

Franz Mueter
University of Alaska Fairbanks, USA
Email: fmueter@alaska.edu  

Naomi Harada
Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
Yokosuka, Japan
Email: haradan@jamstec.go.jp  

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