ESSAS - Ecosystem Studies of Subarctic and Arctic Seas

2020 ESSAS Annual Science Meeting in Sapporo, Japan – Abstract submission extended, 07 February 2020

“Linking past and present marine ecosystems to inform future fisheries and aquaculture”Venue: Meeting room, Centennial Hall, Hokkaido University(10 min walk from the main gate of Hokkaido University)Date: 1–3 June, 2020Ecosystem Studies of Subarctic and Arctic Seas (ESSAS), one of the regional programs of the Integrated Marine Biosphere Research project (IMBeR), will hold its 2020 annual science meeting (ASM) at Hokkaido University in Sapporo, Japan. 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.Both academic communities and local stakeholders in Hokkaido are interested in how Arctic and sub-Arctic marine systems will change …

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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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Highlights from the 2018 Annual Science Meeting in Fairbanks, Alaska

2018 Annual Science Meeting and SSC meetingFairbanks, Alaska, June 12-14, 2018The Ecosystem Studies of the Subarctic and Arctic held its Annual Science Meeting at the Wedgewood Resort in Fairbanks, Alaska. A major theme of the 2018 meeting was the use of satellites in studying high-latitude marine ecosystems. The Fairbanks location was chosen in part because it is home to the Alaska Satellite Facility (ASF) and a desire to raise awareness within the ESSAS community about tools and capabilities for processing, mapping and analyzing satellite data available through ASF.The Annual Science Meeting attracted 39 scientists from seven countries and included the following sessions and a workshops (see also attached program):Group photo …

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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
Alaska, USA

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


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