ICES/PICES 6th Zooplankton Production Symposium

Scientific programme

The five-day symposium will consist of plenary
sessions, parallel theme sessions, poster
presentations, and a plenary summing-up session.

​​​​​​​​​​​​The schedule for the symposium is now available to view online or download. There will be printed schedules for each participant.

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Sessions
  1. ​Application of optical and acoustical methods in zooplankton studies​
  2. Response of zooplankton communities to changing ocean climate​
  3. The diversity and role of macrozooplankton in marine ecosystems​
  4. Zooplankton diversity in the oceans by integrative morphological and molecular techniques​
  5. The role of microzooplankton in marine food webs​
  6. Individual level responses of zooplankton to environmental variability and climate change​
  7. Zooplankton in high-latitude ecosystems ​
  8. New technologies and approaches in zooplankton trophic studies​

Scientific sessions will include invited and contributed papers.
Posters will be on display throughout the symposium.

Evening poster sessions will take place on days 2 and 3 where poster authors are expected to be available to answer questions on their work. 

Workshops

Day 3 will be dedicated to workshops.

  1. Use of zooplankton indicators to characterize state of pelagic ecosystems​
  2. ICES/PICES cooperative research initiative: towards a global measurement of zooplankton production​
  3. Zooplankton as a potential harvestable resource​
  4. Effects of microplastics on zooplankton​
  5. Zooplankton as the “to” in end-to-end models​ 
  6. A hands-on introduction to time series analysis, visualization, and inter-comparison of plankton survey data​
  7. Toward a taxonomically-comprehensive global reference database for DNA barcodes of marine zooplankton​​​​
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