THURSDAY
12 APRIL


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THEME 4: OBSERVING
9:20 Room 1 Mônica Muelbert Introduction to Theme 4
9:30 Room 1 Eric Raes State of play on long-term observing of biota in the Southern Ocean
9:55 Room 1 Masato Moteki How can we open the black box of the biological dynamics under sea ice?
       
CONTRIBUTED TALKS
10:20 Room 1 Alex Rogers Climate Change impacts on Antarctic marine ecosystems and implications for management
       
10:35    MORNING BREAK
       
11:05 Room 1 Anna Conchon Modelling the Southern Ocean micronekton and estimating its biomass from bio-acoustic data
11:20 Room 1 Andrew Meijers The Southern Ocean in CMIP5 and beyond, what can we say about climate projections?
11:35 Room 1 Sophie Mormede Species distribution and multispecies spatial modelling in the Ross Sea
11:50 Room 1 Paul Tixier Use of long-term observation datasets from fishing vessels to model the distribution of sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus) across the Southern Ocean.
12:05 Room 1 Patricia Miloslavich Coordinating biological observations in the Southern Ocean with  the Global Ocean Observing System
       
12:20 Room 1 Indi Hodgson-Johnston Australia’s Integrated Marine Observing System – perspectives on ecosystem assessment
       
12:35    LUNCH BREAK
       
13:35 Room 1 Stacey McCormack How universal is the keystone-ness of Antarctic krill in Southern Ocean food webs?
  Room 2 Pierpaolo Falco Italian mooring observations in the western Ross Sea from 1995 to 2016
13:50 Room 1 Adrian Dahood Dynamic food web models as a tool to evaluate Marine Protected Area Scenarios for the Western Antarctic Peninsula region
  Room 2 Colin Southwell Remotely operating camera network provides spatially extensive, long term observations of breeding Pygoscelis penguins around Antarctica
14:05 Room 1 Nicole Hill Statistical tools for understanding and mapping Southern Ocean biodiversity and its response to a changing climate
  Room 2 Leo Salas Monitoring distribution and abundance of Weddell seal populations using citizen scientist crowds
14:20 Room 1 Andrea Walters Can isoscapes of mesopelagic fish determine foraging hotspots of marine mammals and birds in the southern Indian Ocean? 
  Room 2 Laurence Clarke What DNA can do for marine ecosystem assessments
14:35 Room 1 Delphi Ward Assessment of regime shift dynamics in Southern Ocean ecosystems
  Room 2 Jean-Baptiste Thiebot Jellyfish and other gelata as food for four penguin species in the southern oceans – insights from predator-borne videos
14:50 Room 1 Ben Raymond The SCAR Southern Ocean Diet and Energetics Database
  Room 2 Brian Miller Overview of the deep water soundscape off East Antarctica
15:05 Room 1 Christian Reiss Assessing the trends in mesopelagic fish resources in the Southern Ocean: Inferences from acoustics and predator diets
  Room 2 Steve Parker Implementing a sea ice-based survey to characterise toothfish interactions in the southern Ross Sea
15:20 Room 1 Yang Yang In situ measurement of Antarctic krill density contrast and its application to estimate target strength
  Room 2 Jodie Smith Seabed mapping in shallow, coastal waters to assess status and detect change in benthic communities
15:35 Room 1 Bruce Deagle Genetic monitoring of open ocean biodiversity: an evaluation of DNA metabarcoding for processing continuous plankton recorder samples
  Room 2 Gary Wilson DISCOVERY100: Implementing a multi-disciplinary observing array for Subantarctic science on South Georgia
 
15:50    BREAK