[MARMAM] First Call for Abstracts - Top Predator Session at 2010 Ocean Sciences Meeting (BO23)

Daniel Palacios Daniel.Palacios at noaa.gov
Tue Aug 18 11:14:31 PDT 2009

The 2010 Ocean Sciences Meeting
The upcoming Ocean Sciences Meeting will be held in Portland, Oregon,  
between 22 and 26 February 2010.  The Ocean Sciences meeting, the  
world's largest gathering of ocean scientists, is jointly sponsored by  
the American Society of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO), The  
Oceanography Society (TOS), and the American Geophysical Union (AGU).

Scientific Session "BO23: Recent Technological Advances for Studying  
the Ecology of Top Marine Predators"
Description: The use of sophisticated electronic devices and other  
advanced technologies for the study of marine top predator ecology is  
becoming routine, resulting in new insights into the physical and  
biological processes that influence predator behavior and  
distribution. This session seeks to bring together biologists,  
oceanographers, and engineers who are involved in the development and  
application of cutting-edge instrumentation or novel methods to study  
the ecology of predatory fishes, marine turtles, seabirds, pinnipeds,  
and cetaceans. Presentations on the use of technologies such as  
electronic tagging, hydroacoustics, bioacoustics, autonomous or  
remotely operated vehicles, and remote sensing are welcome.   
Contributions from outstanding students are particularly encouraged.   
This session is co-sponsored by AGU's Biological Oceanography and  
Marine Technology Sections.

Conveners: Daniel Palacios, Mark Baumgartner and Steven Bograd

Abstract deadline: 15 October 2009

Conference details: http://www.agu.org/meetings/os10/index.php

For further information about this session please contact:

Daniel Palacios
1352 Lighthouse Avenue
Pacific Grove, CA, USA  93950-2097
daniel.palacios at noaa.gov

Mark Baumgartner
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
MS #33, Redfield 256
Woods Hole, MA, USA  02543
mbaumgartner at whoi.edu

Steven Bograd
NOAA/NMFS/SWFSC/Environmental Research Division
1352 Lighthouse Avenue
Pacific Grove, CA, USA  93950-2097
steven.bograd at noaa.gov

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