Posters

SESSION 1: Measuring and Detecting Traits

James Allen: Retrieval of phytoplankton size distribution from satellite imagery

Jeff Bowman: Inferring microbial ecosystem function from community structure

Jen Hammock: Making trait data flow

Bethany Jenkins: Gene expression as a biological reporter of trace metal biogeochemistry

Amanda Montalbano: Intra-specific variability in growth rates and behavior of a harmful dinoflagellate species: trait variation broadens ecological niche

SESSION 2: Biogeography of Traits

Philip Brun: Understanding observed copepod distributions with a trait data base

Sophie Clayton: Phytoplankton biogeography of the North Pacific from continuous flow cytometry

Øyvind Fiksen: Trait-changes in fish populations as evolutionary response to fisheries

Glaucia Fragoso: Using phytoplankton functional traits to describe species distribution in the sub-Arctic North Atlantic

Anna Hickman: The role of bio-optical traits for phytoplankton biogeography

Tiho Kostadinov: Intercomparison of phytoplankton phenology from phytoplankton functional types satellite algorithms and Earth System Models

Deepa Rao: The paradox of the Prochlorococcus: A trait-based approach to modeling ecotype niche differentiation via light and nutrient resource competition

Nick Record: Mapping the jelly and fat of the world’s oceans

Tatiana Rynearson: Global-scale gene flow in a marine plankton: implications for tracking and interpreting key traits in key organisms

Mridul Thomas: Tropical convergence, temperate divergence: evolutionary inferences from the biogeography of phytoplankton temperature traits

Pieter van der Linden: The performance of trait-based indices in an estuarine environment

Benjamin Weigel: Maintained functional complexity despite long-term contrasting community developments within a low diverse coastal system

SESSION 3: Linking Observations and Models

Cael Barry: Ocean color inversion and information content for phytoplankton functional type classification

Kelsey Bisson: Linking shifts in remotely sensed planktonic community structure to changes in carbon export flux from the surface ocean to the mesopelagic

Philip Brun: Understanding observed copepod distributions with a trait data base

Kyle Edwards: How temperature changes light-use traits of phytoplankton, and how this scales up to ecosystem temperature sensitivity

Colin Kremer: Temperature and phytoplankton growth rates: disentangling empirical patterns and competing paradigms

Shubham Krishna: Explaining variability observed in calcification during the PeECE-I experiment

Holly Moeller: Acquired phototrophs as mediators of planktonic community dynamics

Eva Smeti: Important traits for phytoplankton species coexistence along a disturbance gradient

SESSION 4: Size as a master trait

Esteban Acevedo-Trejos: A comparative modelling analysis of phytoplankton size diversity

James Allen: Retrieval of phytoplankton size distribution from satellite imagery

Ken Andersen: Characteristic sizes of life in the oceans, from bacteria to whales

Kelsey Bisson: Linking shifts in remotely sensed planktonic community structure to changes in carbon export flux from the surface ocean to the mesopelagic

Kristen Hunter-Cevera: Seasonal shifts in division rate determine Synechococcus population dynamics

Arnault Le Bris: Temperature induced variation in life-history trade-offs

Clint Leach: Exploring the lack of recovery of Scotian Shelf cod through the development of a statistical framework for size-structured predator-prey models

Darcy Taniguchi: How top-down effects influence predator:prey ratios and planktonic community diversity in a size-structured model of phyto- and microzooplankton

SESSION 5: Role of physics on setting and linking traits

Wilton Burns: Primary productivity in future oceans: an analysis of how increased water mixing caused by global change will affect nutrient uptake by marine phytoplankton

Sophie Clayton: Phytoplankton biogeography of the North Pacific from continuous flow cytometry

Chrissy Hernandez: The influence of ontogenetic vertical distribution of coral reef fish larvae on dispersal and connectivity

Tom Langbehn: Visual search as a trait: consequences of sea ice change in high latitude ocean

Daniel Roelke: Phytoplankton assemblage characteristics in recurrently fluctuating environments

Tatiana Rynearson: Global-scale gene flow in a marine plankton: implications for tracking and interpreting key traits in key organisms

SESSION 6: Contributions to cross-cutting principles in marine ecosystems

Kim Davies: Simulating planktonic ecosystem dynamics in the Bay of Biscay, France, using a trait-based, auto-emergent zooplankton model coupled to a 3-D biogeochemical model (MARS3D)

George Hagstrom: Non-Redfield stoichiometry and the carbon cycle

Kasia Kenitz: Optimal zooplankton feeding mode in a seasonally-stratified shelf sea

Onur Kerimoglu: Role of phytoplankton adaptation in functioning of a coastal ecosystem

Patrizio Mariani: Group formation and efficiency of migratory species

Alexandra Marki: Optimality-trait-based plankton ecosystem modelling of phosphorus uptake in microbes

Holly Moeller: Acquired phototrophs as mediators of planktonic community dynamics

John Moisan: Genetic programming for ocean microbial ecology and biodiversity

Nicolas Schedler-Meyer: A mechanistic model of jellyfish-fish competition

Anna Törnroos: Describing key traits and trade-offs of marine benthos: towards a mechanistic trait-based approach

Susanne Wilken: Bacterivorous phytoplankton - Primary producers or consumers?

Emily Zakem: Exploring a microbial ecosystem approach to modeling deep ocean biogeochemical cycles

SESSION 7: Contributions to climate science and biogeochemical cycles

Aurelie Albert: Global physical/biogeochemical coupling for the 20th century

Andrew Barton: Tipping points in plankton community models

Kelsey Bisson: Linking shifts in remotely sensed planktonic community structure to changes in carbon export flux from the surface ocean to the mesopelagic

Adrian Burd: Trait-based models, community structure, and biogeochemical function

Wilton Burns: Primary productivity in future oceans: an analysis of how increased water mixing caused by global change will affect nutrient uptake by marine phytoplankton

Kim Davies: Simulating planktonic ecosystem dynamics in the Bay of Biscay, France, using a trait-based, auto-emergent zooplankton model coupled to a 3-D biogeochemical model (MARS3D)

George Hagstrom: Non-Redfield stoichiometry and the carbon cycle

Dana Hunt: Evidence for temperature-related trade-offs in bacterial community and population dynamics

Colin Kremer: Temperature and phytoplankton growth rates: disentangling empirical patterns and competing paradigms

Colleen Mouw: Utilizing satellite estimates of phytoplankton size to understand global export flux variability

Nicolas Van Oostende: Phytoplankton succession explains size partitioning of new production during upwelling blooms

Benjamin Weigel: Maintained functional complexity despite long-term contrasting community developments within a low diverse coastal system

Emily Zakem: Exploring a microbial ecosystem approach to modeling deep ocean biogeochemical cycles

Lai Zhang: Food web dynamics of climate change

SESSION 8: Contributions to policy

Janaina Bumbeer-Couto: Invasion risk assessment of marine invertebrates: A unified approach linking species traits and social-environmental settings

Øyvind Fiksen: Trait-changes in fish populations as evolutionary response to fisheries

Megan Hepner: Building demonstration Marine Biodiversity Observation Networks in the Florida Keys and Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuaries

Chrissy Hernandez: The influence of ontogenetic vertical distribution of coral reef fish larvae on dispersal and connectivity

Clint Leach: Exploring the lack of recovery of Scotian Shelf cod through the development of a statistical framework for size-structured predator-prey models

Patrizio Mariani: Group formation and efficiency of migratory species

Enrique Montes: National Marine Sanctuaries as sentinel sites for a demonstration Marine Biodiversity Observation Network (MBON)

Andrew Pershing: Trait-based strategies for estimating population abundance

Lars Ravn-Jonsen: How to share fish resources?

Daniel Roelke: Phytoplankton assemblage characteristics in recurrently fluctuating environments

SESSION 9: From the gene to the ecosystem

Jeff Bowman: Inferring microbial ecosystem function from community structure

Kristen Hunter-Cevera: Seasonal shifts in division rate determine Synechococcus population dynamics

Bethany Jenkins: Gene expression as a biological reporter of trace metal biogeochemistry

John Moisan: Genetic programming for ocean microbial ecology and biodiversity

Amanda Montalbano: Intra-specific variability in growth rates and behavior of a harmful dinoflagellate species: trait variation broadens ecological niche

Tatiana Rynearson: Global-scale gene flow in a marine plankton: implications for tracking and interpreting key traits in key organisms