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Northeast Fisheries Science Center
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Woods Hole, MA 02543-1026
(508) 495-2000
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Seminar Series Schedule

Winter 2015 - Fall 2015

Woods Hole Laboratory, Stephen H. Clark Conference Room

Noon to 1:00 pm (unless otherwise noted)

**NOTE** Seminars are listed from future (top) to past (bottom)

Day Date Speaker Title Affiliation Local Host
Wed Dec 2 T. Aran Mooney Using coastal soundscapes to quantify coral reef communities and anthropogenic activities
-NEFSC/WHOI seminar
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Michael Jech
Tue Nov 24   Branch Chief Candidate Seminar NOAA/NEFSC/PSB Henry Milliken/Mike Simpkins
Mon Nov 23 Kyle Van Houtan
Improving marine stewardship through climate, historical, and ecosystem science

NOAA/PIFSC Henry Milliken/Mike Simpkins
Thu Nov 19 Sean Hayes Ecosystem approaches to protected species science; Finding the balance with human needs NOTE:seminar is 1:30-2:30 NOAA/SWFSC Fisheries Ecology Division Henry Milliken/Mike Simpkins
Thu Oct 1 Richard McBride The capital-income breeding continuum in fishes NOTE: Talk is at Redfield Auditorium-12:00 noon NEFSC External
Fri Jul 17 Cody Fitzgerald, Alexis Gambino, James Keane, and China Mauck Integrating Fish Movement in Multispecies Population Modeling Worcester Polytechnic Institute Sarah Gaichas
Fri Jun 26 Pamela Woods Regulations for the reduction of discards in the Icelandic multi-species demersal fishery: how can they go wrong? University of Iceland Tim Miller
Wed Jun 17 TBA TBA - Joint WHOI-NEFSC Seminar Series TBA Michael Jech
Thu May 14 Chris O'Donnell Econometric Estimates of Productivity and Efficiency Change in the Australian Northern Prawn Fishery University of Queensland, Brisbane, AU Barbara Rountree
Wed May 6 Paula Fratantoni State of the Ocean: Hydrographic Conditions on the Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf during 2014 NEFSC - EPD/OB Sarah Gaichas
Wed Apr 22 Scott Steinback The Value of Saltwater Recreational Fishing in Massachusetts: Separating Truth from Fiction NEFSC-READ/SSB Barbara Rountree
Wed Apr 8 Micah Dean Understanding the reproductive ecology of Gulf of Maine cod through passive and active acoustics Mass DMF Michael Jech
Thu Apr 2 Elizabeth Brooks Retrospective forecasting - evaluating performance of stock projections for New England groundfish stocks NEFSC-READ/PDB Jonathan Deroba
Wed Mar 25 Joshua Wrigley Oral History in the Fisheries: Its Uses and Methodologies NEFSC- READ/SSB Barbara Rountree
Wed Mar 18 Richard McBride Designing an effective presentation NEFSC-FEMAD/PBB Henry Milliken
Thu Feb 26 Dionne Hoskins Tales of Landings and Legacies: African Americans in Georgia’s Coastal Fisheries [NOTE: 3:00 PM, MBL Swope Center, Meigs Room] NOAA Fisheries /Savannah State University External
Mon Feb 23 Gerald Downes Genetic Analysis of Seizure Disorders in Zebrafish: The Sweet Smell of New Disease Models? [NOTE: 12:00, MBL Swope Center, Meigs Room] University of Massachusetts Amherst External
Wed Feb 11 Mark Baumgartner Passive acoustic monitoring of marine mammals from autonomous vehicles and moored platforms: development and applications WHOI Michael Jech
Thu Jan 22 Stephen D. McCormick Preparing for the Sea: Physiological Adaptations for Ocean Entry in Anadromous Fish [NOTE: Location is Redfield Auditorium] USGS / UMASS Amherst External
Wed Jan 21, 2015 Cathy Kellon Catalyzing radical, practical change in the Pacific Northwest [NOTE: Time is 11:00 at WHRC Auditorium, 149 Woods Hole Road], Portland Oregon External
If you have questions, would like to give a seminar, or would like to join the committee, please contact Rich McBride at

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