ESSAS - Ecosystem Studies of Subarctic and Arctic Seas

2024 ESSAS Annual Science Meeting in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada (Abstract submissions are due: April 8, 2024)

2024 ESSAS Annual Science Meeting: “Exploring the dynamic interface of human and marine life in high-latitude coastal zones”


Dates: June 18-21, 2024

First Announcement 

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2023 ESSAS Annual Science Meeting in Bergen, Norway (Conference Program uploaded)

2023 ESSAS Annual Science Meeting: “Ecological, social and economic dynamics of high-latitude coastal systems”

Dates: June 20-22, 2023

Book of Abstracts 

Conference Schedule 

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PESAS Special Issue in Quaternary Research

ESSAS is pleased to announce the publication of a special issue of the journal Quaternary Research (v. 108)  dedicated to research of the ESSAS working group “Paleoecology of Subarctic and Arctic Seas” (PESAS).

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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
Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo
Kashiwa, Japan

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