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Northeast Fisheries Science Center
166 Water Street
Woods Hole, MA 02543-1026
(508) 495-2000
Fax: (508) 495-2258

Seminar Series Schedule

Summer 2013 - Spring 2014

Woods Hole Laboratory, Stephen H. Clark Conference Room

Noon to 1:00 pm (unless otherwise noted)

Day Date Speaker Title Affiliation Local Host
Thu Jun 12 Fred Serchuk Some Personal Reflections on Good Scientific Writing: Mistakes I (and some others) Have Made or, The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly NOTE: Time is 10:00 - 12:00 NEFSC - Woods Hole Richard McBride
Fri May 16 Dorothy Dankel Science for policy: why point estimates for TAC advice are misleading and what to do about it Institute of Marine Research / University of Bergen Erik Olsen
Wed May 7 Marie C. Martin Seabird breeding success and forage fish abundance in the Gulf of Maine: What Atlantic puffins and Arctic terns can tell us about climate change NEFSC - Woods Hole Mike Fogarty
Wed Feb 26 Elizabeth Burgess

Going, Going… Dugong                

John H. Prescott Marine Laboratory, New England Aquarium. Peter Corkeron
Wed Feb 12 Bill Duffy Analysis of the scale ageing method for American shad Alosa sapidissima and providing an alternative method using otoliths NEFSC - Woods Hole Sean M. Lucey
Mon Nov 25 Cami McCandless Seasonal distribution and historic trends in abundance of white sharks, Carcharodon carcharias, in the western North Atlantic Ocean NEFSC - Narragansett Richard McBride
Wed Nov 13 Erik Olsen Marine spatial planning - experiences from Norway and relevance to the US Institute of Marine Research, Norway Mike Fogarty
Tue Oct 29 Gordon Monro Catch Share Schemes, Cooperating Fishers, and the Theory of dynamic Coalition Games School of Economics and Fisheries Centre, University of British Columbia, in Vancouver Barbara Roundtree
Fri Oct 25 Mark Read The management of marine reptiles in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area, Queensland, Australia. Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority Sofie Van Parijs
Wed Oct 9 Nicole Bartlett NOAA Satellites: Why do they cost so much and what do all of those letters mean to me? NOAA Regional Coordinator, North Atlantic Region Richard McBride
Tue Aug 27 John Wiedenmann Sustainable Management of Marine Resources: From the U.S. to Antarctica
NOTE: Location is MBL's Speck Auditorium
CINAR- Rutgers Fred Serchuk
Thu Aug 22 Gavin Fay Confronting Uncertainty: Quantitative approaches for managing living marine resources CINAR - Cooperative Institute for the North Atlantic Region Fred Serchuk
Tue Aug 20 Richard Bell Externally driven changes in the abundance of summer and winter flounder CINAR - Cooperative Institute for the North Atlantic Region  
Fri Aug 16 Zhenming Su Hierarchical Modeling:  A powerful framework for fisheries research CINAR Assistant/Associate Professor candidate,Institute for Fisheries Research, University of Michigan Fred Serchuk
Wed Jul 31 Parke Wilde Beyond the Food Fights: Using Governments and Markets Effectively to Address Food System Challenges
NOTE: Location is MBL's Lille Auditorium
Tufts University Barbara Roundtree
Wed Jul 17 David Records Producing High Resolution Spatial Estimates of Fishing Effort in the Northeast using a VMS-based Statistical Model NEFSC SSB Chad Demarest
Fri Jul 12 Athol Whitten The Common Stock Assessment Routine (Cstar) Project: Reducing overhead and improving rigor when developing stock assessment models
NOTE: Time is 1:00
University of Washington and Alaska Fisheries Science Center Gavin Fay
Thu Jul 11 Lee Benaka Recent Developments with the National Bycatch Report and Bycatch Reduction Engineering Program
NOTE: at Tech Park
NMFS HQ - S&T Amy Van Atten

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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