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Workshop 1

The effects of varying element ratios on community structure at low trophic levels and food quality at mid and high trophic levels

Workshop 1 presentations

Day 1 - Monday Oct. 11, 2010

8:45-9:15 Opening Session / Welcome  Julie Hall

Plenary 1: Stoichiometry, trophic dynamics, and all that jazz

Kevin Flynn

Plenary 2: Food web sensitivity to enhanced stratification

Paul Wassmann
10:45-11:15 Coffee Break

Plenary 3: Controls on ecosystem structure: The need for an integrated fisheries to biogeochemistry approach
 Part I: Controls on ecosystem structure: the need for an integrated fisheries to biogeochemistry approach

 Part II: A biogeochemical perspective

Ken Frank
 Chris Sabine
12:45-13:45 Lunch
13:45-14:30 Introduction, workshop overview and objectives Dan Repeta /
 Rory Wilson

Phytoplankton Stoichiometry

Chris Klausmeier

Breaking away from Redfield stoichiometry in marine ecosystem models: state-of-the-art and future directions

Thomas Anderson
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break

Impact of phytoplankton non-Redfield nutrient utilization on the oceanic nitrogen cycle

Matt Mills

Food quality in southern Benguela food webs

Coleen Moloney
17:00-17:30 Ecological patterns in the foraging ecology of a Southern and Northern Hemisphere marine predator Dan Costa
18:00 Ice breaker

Day 2 - Tuesday Oct. 12, 2010


Trace metals and ecosystems

 Maria Moldonado
9:30-10:00 Calculus of P-acquisition vs. P-sparing by plankton in the Sargasso Sea Benjamin Van Mooy

Autumn vertical distribution of zooplankton in the eastern tropical Mexican Pacific in relation to oxygen, food availability and hydrography

Jaime Färber-Lorda
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 Workshop 1: Breakout session
 Group 1: Higher trophic levels
 Group 2: Lower trophic levels
  Discussion: What determines material transfer in ecosystems?  
12:30-13:30 Lunch

Explanatory vs. predictive power of present conceptual understanding of the microbial food web

Frede Thingstad

Understandings nutrient cycing in the eastern Mediterranean

Krom_IMBIZOII.pdf 931.81 kB
Michael Krom
14:30-15:00 Microscale microbial interactions affecting the biogeochemical state of the ocean Farooq Azam
15:30-16:30 Workshop 1: Breakout session
 All trophic levels
  Discussion: End to end transfer of material  
16:30-19:00 Joint Poster Session

Day 3 - Wednesday Oct. 13, 2010


SESAME FP6 Intergrated Project (EU)

 Evangelos Papathanassiou
9:30-10:00 The MERMeX project for the Mediterranean Sea François Carlotti

Nitrogen cycling in the eastern Mediterranean Sea: An isotopic perspective

Mara_IMBIZOII.pdf 992.10 kB
Paraskevi Mara
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 Breakout sessions: discussion of issues that cross-cut all three workshops  
12:30-13:30 Lunch Buffet
13:30-15:00 Breakout sessions: discussion of issues that cross-cut all three workshops  
15:00-15:30 Coffee Break

Spatial variability of C, N, P distribution and C:N:P deviations from Redfield ratios in the particulate matter of a semi-enclosed sea: the Adriatic

Michele Giani
16:00-16:30 Elucidating carbon sources of zooplankton communities in a fringing reef by applying stable isotope analysis Nobuyuki Nakatomi

Ecological niche modeling of sympatric krill predators around the Antarctic Peninsula

 (Please contact Ari Friedlaender if would like to use the presentation).

Ari Friedlaender
19:30 Conference Dinner

Day 4 - Thursday Oct. 14, 2010

9:00-10:30 Drafting and writing document from workshop decisions  
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 Drafting and writing document from workshop decisions  
12:30-13:30 Lunch
  Workshop 1 Final Report Dan Repeta
  Workshop 2 Final Report Raleigh Hood
  Workshop 3 Final Report Mickael Landry
  Best young scientist Award - Closing IMBIZO Julie Hall