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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
9:15-10:00

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

Kevin Flynn
10:00-10:45

Plenary 2: Food web sensitivity to enhanced stratification

Paul Wassmann
10:45-11:15 Coffee Break
11:15-12:45

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
14:30-15:00

Phytoplankton Stoichiometry

Chris Klausmeier
15:00-15:30

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

Thomas Anderson
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-16:30

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

Matt Mills
16:30-17:00

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

9:00-9:30

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
10:00-10:30

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
13:30-14:00

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

Frede Thingstad
14:00-14:30

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

9:00-9:30

SESAME FP6 Intergrated Project (EU)

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

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
15:30-16:00

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
16:30-17:00

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