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Conferences, Meetings, and Workshops (2006)

Marine Science in Alaska: 2006 Symposium

22-26 January 2006
Anchorage Hilton, Anchorage, Alaska

This annual symposium focuses on the marine ecosystems of Alaska. It provides an outstanding opportunity for scientists to inform others about their research and to network with the many individuals that comprise the vibrant research community working in Alaska.

  • Symposium agenda
  • First announcement and call for papers (link no longer valid)
  • Abstract due date - 28 November 2005

  • American Meteorological Society (AMS) Annual Meeting

    29 January - 2 February 2006
    Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A.

    The 86th AMS Annual Meeting is being organized around the broad theme of "Applications of Weather and Climate Data" with an emphasis on documenting success stories in the applications of atmospheric, hydrologic and oceanic sciences, and the research needed to continue benefiting from new knowledge.

    Abstract due date is 1 August 2005

    14th Western Groundfish Conference

    30 January - 3 February 2006
    Newport, Oregon, U.S.A.

    The Western Groundfish Conference is a unique biennial opportunity to review current research on groundfish science and management on the west coast of the United States and Canada. Topics include stock assessment, survey methodology, fishery monitoring, ecosystem analysis, conservation, marine protected areas, habitat classification and general fishery biology. The conference will include plenary, oral, and poster sessions and workgroup sessions. The atmosphere will be informal to encourage presentation of ongoing research and sharing of ideas.

    Northwest Stream Restoration Design Symposium

    31 January - 2 February 2006
    Dolce Skamania Lodge, Stevenson, Washington, U.S.A.

    The 5th annual symposium will be hosted by River Restoration Northwest in Stevenson, WA. There will also be three concurrent optional pre-symposium workshops on 30 January. (Pre-registration is required.)

    The symposium will focuses on stream restoration questions of concern to project planners, designers, regulators, and land managers in the Pacific Northwest.

    Cephalopod International Advisory Council Symposium 2006

    6-10 February 2006
    Hobart, Australia

    The theme of this year's symposium is "Cephalopod Life-cycles: biology, management & conservation". In addition, three workshops have been organized to run prior to the symposium, 2-3 February 2006.

    Abstracts are due 1 November 2005. Early bird registration closes 1 November 2005. Full papers must be submitted by 10 February 2006.

    13th Ocean Sciences Meeting

    20-24 February 2006
    Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

    A joint meeting of ASLO, TOS, and AGU. The Program Committee is developing a scientific program that will cover all topics in the area of Ocean Sciences.

    A special session will cover work in the eastern boundary regions of the North Pacific Ocean.


    PICES/GLOBEC Symposium

    19-21 April 2006
    Ala Moana Hotel, Honolulu, Hawai'i, USA

    The theme of this year's symposium is "Climate variability and ecosystem impacts on the North Pacific: A basin-scale synthesis".


    2006 ARCUS Annual Meeting and Arctic Forum

    25-26 May 2006
    National Association of Home Builders Conference Center, Washington, D.C., USA

    This year's forum theme is "International Arctic Research at a Turning Point: Innovations and Collaborations for the Future".

    Registration deadline for participants requiring accommodations at the Wyndham WA. D.C. Hotel is 29 April, 2006. For participants not requiring accommodations, the deadline is 5 May 2006.

    NaGISA Algal Taxonomy Workshop

    26-30 May 2006
    Vancouver BC, Canada

    This workshop will look at taxonomy of seaweeds. Workshop includes a field trip and NaGISA sampliing. Only active NaGISA research and groups that are ready to start NaGISA sampling may apply. Contact Sandra Lindstrom (sandracl@interchange.ubc.ca) at the University of British Columbia for more information.

    Application deadline is 21 April 2006.

    PCIES/NPRB Workshop

    1-3 June 2006
    University Tower Hotel, Seattle, Washington, USA

    Workshop on "Integration of ecological indicators for the North Pacific with emphasis on the Bering Sea"

    22 April 2006 is the last day to reserve a room at the workshop designated hotel.

    Time Series of the Northeast Pacific: A symposium to mark the 50th anniversary of Line-P

    5-8 July 2006
    Victoria Conference Centre, Victoria, BC, Canada

    This symposium will celebrate 50 years of oceanography along LIne-P and at the Ocean Station Papa (OSP; 50°N and 145°W).


    CREAS/PICES International Workshop & Summer School for Students

    21-25 2006
    Busan, South Korea

    Workshop on "MODEL/Data intercomparison for the Japan/East Sea" (21-22 August) and summer school on "Ocean circulation and ecosystem modeling" (23-25 August).

    PECS 2006 Meeting

    18-22 September 2006
    Columbia River Maritime Museum, Astoria, OR, USA

    The biennial Physics of Estuaries and Coastal Seas meeting is the world's leading meeting in estuarine physical oceanography.

    Abstracts are due 16 March 2006.
    Abstracts may also be submitted directly to pecs2006@cecs.pdx.edu.

    ICES/PICES Theme Session

    19-23 September 2006
    Maastricht Exhibitions & Congress Centre, Netherlands

    The theme session will on the "Large-scale changes in the migration of small pelagic fish and the factors modulating such changes".

    Abstracts are due 20 April 2006.

    PICES XV Annual Meeting

    13-22 October 2006
    Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse No.1, Yokohama, Japan

    The North Pacific Marine Science Organization (PICES) announces its 15th Annual Meeting. The meeting is hosted by the Government of Japan, in cooperation with the Fisheries Research Agency, in coordination with the PICEA Secretariat. The meeting theme will be "Boundary current ecosystems".

    The deadline for early registration, abstract submission, and financial support application is 01 July 2005.

    NaGISA World Conference 2006

    15-18 October 2006
    Kobe, Japan

    The conference will begin on the evening of 15 October with a public lecture. The scientific symposium will follow on the 16-18 with sessions on rocky shore and seagrass bed communities, nearshore taxonomy (macrofauna, macroflora and meiofauna) and an open poster session. Panel discussions on the 18th will address a variety of topics including the integration of NaGISA into national and regional monitoring programs.

    Abstracts are due 31 May 2006. Online registration deadline is 29 September 2006. Onsite registration will be available before the meeting.

    Oxygen Minimum Systems in the Ocean: Distribution, Diversity and Dynamics

    24-26 October 2006
    Hotel El Araucano, Concepción, Chile

    This meeting will cover the following areas of oceanography related to oxygen minimum zones and oxygen deficient waters: physical and chemical oceanography, biogeochemistry, ocean-atmosphere interactions, biology, biodiversity, ecology, paleoceanography, and anthropogenic influences.

    Pre-registration due date is 1 September 2006. On-site registration will be possible. Abstracts are due 30 June 2006.

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