Program

The finalized program:

Meeting Schedule

Poster List

Chalk Talk and Small Group Discussions for Tuesday afternoon

Presentation abstracts

Slides for Talks from Workshop

GETTING A HANDLE ON TRAITS

Hans Cornelissen
invited: Plant traits and biochemical cycling on land: parallels with marine ecosystems?

SESSION 1: Measuring and Detecting Traits

Heidi Sosik: Plankton traits from flow cytometry and imaging-in-flow cytometry

Adam Martiny: Microbiomes in light of traits: a phylogenetic perspective

Harriet Alexander: Functional group specific traits drive ecosystem state shift in the oligotrophic ocean

SESSION 2: Biogeography of Traits

David Talmy: The influence of viral reproduction strategies on marine microbial community dynamics

Tim Moore /Colleen Mouw: Approaches for detecting phytoplankton composition from space-based sensors

Fi Prowe: Effects of trade-off based zooplankton feeding in a global ocean ecosystem model

SESSION 3: Linking Observations and Models

Anna Hickman: Introduction

FRONTIERS OF TRAIT-BASED ECOLOGY IN THE OCEAN

Elena Litchman
invited: Trait-based approaches to microbial ecology and evolution

SESSION 4: Size as a Master Trait

Ken Andersen: Introduction

Karen Stamieszkin: Changes in North Atlantic copepod community size structure and fecal pellet carbon flux over 55 years

Subhendu Chakraborty: Correlation between organism size and trophic strategies

SESSION 5: Role of Physics on Setting and Linking Traits

Stephanie Dutkiewicz: Introduction

Lan Smith: Trait-based modeling of phytoplankton under realistic sub-scale variability

Marina Levy: The dynamical landscape of marine phytoplankton diversity

Bror Jonsson: The effect of advection on temperature adaptation by phytoplankton communities in the global ocean

Panel Discussion

Thomas Kiørboe
invited: How traits are interrelated through tradeoffs in zooplankton

PowerPoint version with movie

BROADER CONTRIBUTIONS OF TRAIT-BASED APPROACH

SESSION 6: Contributions to Cross-cutting Principles in Marine Ecosystems

Simon Jennings: invited: Size- and trait-based structures and processes in marine ecosystems

Stephanie Dutkiewicz: Combining phytoplankton size and functional traits in a global ocean ecosystem model

Jorn Bruggeman: Traits of benthic fauna: from observations to community models

Susanne Menden-Deuer: The role of intra-specific trait variability in plankton biodiversity: a gametheoretic and model examination

Selina Våge: Combining internal and external pelagic prokaryote community control links biodiversity to ecosystem function

SESSION 7: Contributions to climate science and biogeochemical cycles

Stephanie Dutkiewicz: Introduction to panel

SESSION 8: Contributions to policy

NEW DIRECTIONS FOR TRAIT-BASED OCEAN SCIENCE

SESSION 9: From the gene to the ecosystem

Frederic Maps: Blurred lines between species in trait-based numerical approaches. A case study of Calanus hybrid

Elizabeth Harvey: Linking individual movement to population-level dynamics: strain-specific behaviors of Heterosigma akashiwo

SESSION 10: Summary and wrap-up