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Call for Papers
Summer 2008

Abstract Submittal Deadline
3 October 2008

Authors Notified,
Student Travel Grant Recipients Notified
December 2008 

Schedule Posted
January 2009

Meeting
25-30 January 2009

Topical Session List

Click the session title to see its organizers and abstract. Click the title again to close it. Sessions 54 and 65 are sponsored by the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation.


001. ASLO Multicultural Program Student Symposium

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003. Experimental approaches to assess climate change impacts on marine phytoplankton

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004. Medium and long-term recovery of marine and estuarine systems – a guide to providing useful information in new scenarios to restore ecological integri

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005. Macroscopic organic aggregates as regulatory factors of ecosystem export capacity

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006. Novel uses of remotely sensed ocean color to study the upper ocean’s biogeochemistry

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007. Homage to David Cushing: Applications of satellite remote sensing in fisheries oceanography and the ecosystem approach to fisheries

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008. Stable Isotopes in Aquatic Sciences - Part II: Carbon and Nitrogen Stable Isotope Tracer Studies in Aquatic Ecosystems

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009. Progress in the application of short-lived radionuclides as tracers of particle cycling and export in the ocean

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010. Macrophyte-Centered Biotic Interactions in Aquatic Habitats

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011. Missing, Rare and Wrongfully Regarded Microbial Diversity in Aquatic Systems

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012. Stable isotopes in aquatic sciences: Part I: Natural abundance stable isotopes studies in aquatic biogeochemistry.

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013. Response of oligotrophic marine environments to chemical atmospheric forcing.

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014. Effects of small-scale fluid motion on planktonic organism

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015. Biogeochemical processes in the Mediterranean Sea

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016. Aquatic biogeochemistry as only skin deep: Trace element exchange, meta-stable speciation and reactions at interfaces.

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017. The dark ocean: changing paradigms in a changing ocean

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018. Alpine aquatic ecosystems: are they still nice waters?

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019. Use of molecular tools and metagenomics to assess biogeochemical processes

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020. Microbial biogeography - the cross-road between microbial and general ecology

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021. Organic matter export in the ocean, now and in the future

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022. The biology, chemistry and ecology dimethyl sulphide and related compounds

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023. A cruise through aquatic viral ecology

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024. Toward general laws of marine ecosystem functioning

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025. Ecological stoichiometry in a changing world – implications for aquatic community and ecosystem ecology

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026. Element cycling, primary productivity, carbon export and sequestration, and ecosystem functioning in the Mediterranean Sea: Current syntheses and re-e

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028. Coral reefs and coral communities in a changing environment

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029. Relationships among plankton community structure, ecosystem function and biogeochemical fluxes in the upper ocean

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031. Groundwater and surface water quality: effects of anthropogenic activities and climate change

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032. From molecules to organisms: Chemoautotrophic pathways and mechanisms of energy transfer in extreme marine environments

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033. Gross and Net Primary Production: Closing the Gap between Concepts and Measurements

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035. From seasons to days: how fast do the composition and function of aquatic microbial communities change?

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036. Strategies of survival vs. habitat selection in extreme biotopes

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037. Ocean-Reef Coupling: Interactions between shallow coastal ecosystems and open waters

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039. Determining the structuring effects of the environment on microbial community composition: approaches and strategies

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040. From small-scale turbulence to large-scale patterns: biological – physical coupling at different scales

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041. From connected metapopulations to metacommunities in marine ecosystems

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042. Predator-prey interactions - linking mechanism to community dynamics

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043. Links and levels in end-to-end pelagic food webs

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044. Temporal and spatial patterns in planktonic microbial community structure

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045. Thresholds and Regime Shifts in Aquatic Ecosystems

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046. Dynamics and Functions of Seagrass Ecosystems

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047. Biogeochemistry and physical dynamics of coastal upwelling regions

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048. Chemical mediation in aquatic microbial interactions

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051. Free Choice Learning: Where Science, Education, and Careers Meet

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052. Observing and Modeling the Size Structure of Plankton Communities

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053. Sediment biogeochemistry: advances in measurement and modeling

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054. Impacts of Climate Warming on Polar Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems

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056. Microbiology and biogeochemistry in oxygen-deficient water columns

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057. Eutrophication, reference conditions and nutrient criteria in aquatic ecosystems

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058. Climate change and the plankton spring bloom in freshwater and marine ecosystems

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059. Metazoan hyporheic ecology

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062. When Rivers Run Dry: Implications For Biodiversity And Ecosystem Processes

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064. Signals of Change in the Mediterranean and Black Seas: Multi-Lateral Initiatives

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065. Climate change effects on Mediterranean coastal ecosystems

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066. LOICZ: Land-Ocean Interactions in the Coastal Zone

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067. Microbial functions in aquatic ecosystems

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068. Nutrient budgets and nutrient accounting for coastal waters

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069. Physical-biological interactions and the variability in coastal planktonic ecosystem dynamics

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070. Nutrient transformation in river systems

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072. Ecology And Diversity Of Aquatic Protists: Advances And Methodologies

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073. Relationships between Structure and Function in Shallow Water Habitats

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077. Linking Microbial Communities to Geochemical Cycling

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078. Probing the nutrient physiology of phytoplankton: from molecular mechanisms to ecosystem impacts

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079. Environmental Factors and Mechanisms Leading to Coral Bleaching

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081. Biological transformations of trace metals

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082. Trait-based approaches to plankton ecology

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083. Cellular mechanisms of phytoplankton stress, defense, and mortality

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084. Molecular and Genome-Enabled Ecology of Eukaryotic Phytoplankton

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085. Increased supply of external organic carbon: effects on food web structure and efficiency of carbon transfer

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089. Response of microbial communities to changing phosphorus availability in freshwaters and ocean acting at time scales from minutes to decades

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091. New Approaches to the Study of Gelatinous Zooplankton

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092. Harmful Jelly Blooms (HJBs) - what are we doing to understand and mitigate these?

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093. Implications of Gelatinous Zooplankton Blooms on Food-web dynamics and Nutrient Cycling

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094. Current and Future Impacts of Climate Change on the Lakes of the World

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097. Chemical speciation of metals in waters and its dynamics

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098. Aquatic microbial food webs from molecules to biogeochemical cycles: A Symposium to Honor the Career of Dr. Fereidoun Rassoulzadegan

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099. IPY-GEOTRACES : Trace Elements and Isotopes in Polar Oceans

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100. Eutrophication- International Comparisons of the Assessment of Causes, Consequences and Management

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101. Aquatic Biodiversity and Ecosystem Function

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102. Uses of Marine Resources for Climate Mitigation: Potential Benefits and Risks

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105. The Role of Continental Water in the Carbon Balance at Regional, Ocean Basin, and Global Scales

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107. Natural Lake Ecosystem Variability and Anthropogenic Change as Assessed from Lacustrine Sediment Records

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