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2018
Wednesday, April 4th
1:30 PM

Panel: Lessons Learned in the Creation of a Data Centre for the Salish Sea

Strait of Georgia Data Centre

Terry Curran, Pacific Salmon Foundation, Canada
Isobel Pearsall, Pacific Salmon Foundation, Canada
Benjamin Skinner, Pacific Salmon Foundation, Canada

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1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Panel: Salish Sea Marine Ecosystem Data Collation and Management

Comprehensive data management for an ocean observatory: ONC's Oceans 2.0

Richard Dewey, Univ. of Victoria, Canada
Benoit Pirenne, Ocean Networks Canada, Canada
Reyna Jenkyns, Ocean Networks Canada, Canada

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1:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Panel: Salish Sea Marine Ecosystem Data Collation and Management

Data management at the Hakai Institute

Ray Brunsting, Hakai Institute, Canada

1:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Panel: Salish Sea Marine Ecosystem Data Collation and Management

Supporting diverse Pacific NW marine data access needs via the NANOOS Visualization System (NVS) and data services

Emilio Mayorga, Univ. of Washington, United States
Jan Newton, Univ. of Washington, United States
Jonathan Allan, Oregon Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries, United States
Craig Risien, Oregon State Univ., United States
Troy Tanner, Univ. of Washington, United States
Amy Sprenger, Univ. of Washington, United States
Marine Lebrec, Univ. of Washington, United States
Rachel Wold, Univ of Washington, United States

1:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Panel: Salish Sea Marine Ecosystem Data Collation and Management

Supporting diverse Pacific NW marine data access needs via the NANOOS Visualization system (NVS) and data services

Emilio Mayorga, NANOOS/APL - University of Washington
Troy Tanner, NANOOS/APL - University of Washington
Jonathan Allan, NANOOS/OR Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries
Jan Newton, NANOOS/APL - University of Washington
Rachel Wold, NANOOS/APL - University of Washington

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1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Understanding the Salish Sea Model and its Application for Puget Sound Recovery

An overview of the Salish Sea model: existence of reflux mixing and recurring hypoxia

Tarang Khangaonkar, Pacific Northwest National Lab., United States
Adi Nugraha, Pacific Northwest National Lab., United States
Wenwei Xu, Pacific Northwest National Lab., United States
Wen Long, Tecplot, United States
Laura Bianucci, Dept. of Fisheries and Oceans, Canada
Anise Ahmed, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States
Teizeen Mohamedali, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States
Greg Pelletier, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States
Cristiana Figueroa-Kaminsky, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States

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1:30 PM - 1:45 PM

1:45 PM

Understanding the Salish Sea Model and its Application for Puget Sound Recovery

River and wastewater effluent nutrient inputs into the Salish Sea model

Teizeen Mohamedali, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States
Anise Ahmed, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States
Sheelagh McCarthy, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States

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1:45 PM - 2:00 PM

2:00 PM

Understanding the Salish Sea Model and its Application for Puget Sound Recovery

Application of Salish Sea model: water quality improvement through anthropogenic nutrient reductions

Anise Ahmed, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States

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2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

2:15 PM

Understanding the Salish Sea Model and its Application for Puget Sound Recovery

Response of Salish Sea circulation and water quality to climate change and sea level rise

Wenwei Xu, Pacific Northwest National Lab., United States
Tarang Khangaonkar, Pacific Northwest National Lab., United States
Karthik Balaguru, Pacific Northwest National Lab., United States
Ben Cope, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, United States
Jeffrey Arnold, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, United States

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2:15 PM - 2:30 PM

2:30 PM

Understanding the Salish Sea Model and its Application for Puget Sound Recovery

Skagit Delta alternatives analysis: using output from the Salish Sea hydrodynamic model to quantify benefits and impacts of restoration project concepts

Jenna Friebel, Washington State Dept. of Fish and Wildlife, United States
Jenny Baker, The Nature Conservancy, United States
Polly Hicks, NOAA, United States

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2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

2:45 PM

Understanding the Salish Sea Model and its Application for Puget Sound Recovery

Ocean acidification driven changes in pH exposure of zooplankton: projections from the Salish Sea model

Paul McElhany, Northwest Fisheries Science Ctr., United States
Vathsala DeSilva, Vicuna, Inc., United States
Tarang Khangaonkar, Pacific Northwest National Lab., United States

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2:45 PM - 3:00 PM

3:30 PM

Structure from Motion and Drone Aerial Imagery for Coastal Restoration and Management

Structure-from-motion: uses in long-term shoreline monitoring

Hannah Faulkner, Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife, United States
Jane Atha, Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife, United States

3:30 PM - 3:45 PM

3:45 PM

Structure from Motion and Drone Aerial Imagery for Coastal Restoration and Management

Structure from motion on Salish shores: remote mapping for restoration

Branden Rishel, Coastal Geologic Services, United States

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3:45 PM - 4:00 PM

4:00 PM

Structure from Motion and Drone Aerial Imagery for Coastal Restoration and Management

Empowering coastal engineers and scientists with unmanned systems

Preston Martin, NewFields, United States

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4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

4:15 PM

Structure from Motion and Drone Aerial Imagery for Coastal Restoration and Management

Mapping eelgrass (Zostera sp.) habitat in Padilla Bay, WA, using an unmanned aerial system (UAS)

David Wallin, Western Washington Univ., United States
Sylvia Yang, Western Washington Univ., United States
Jefferson Emm, Western Washington Univ., United States
Jude Apple, Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, United States
Suzanne Shull, Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, United States
Heath Bohlmann, Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, United States

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4:15 PM - 4:30 PM

4:30 PM

Structure from Motion and Drone Aerial Imagery for Coastal Restoration and Management

Mapping intertidal vegetation using small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)

Phil Bloch, Confluence Environmental Co., United States

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4:30 PM - 4:45 PM

4:45 PM

Structure from Motion and Drone Aerial Imagery for Coastal Restoration and Management

Building a new on-demand coastal data ecosystem

Nathan Vadeboncoeur, Smart Shores, Canada

4:45 PM - 5:00 PM

Thursday, April 5th
1:30 PM

Modeling Change in the Transboundary Salish Sea

Salish Sea model ecosystem - lower trophic: episodic nutrient supply in the northern Strait of Georgia

Elise Olson, Univ. of British Columbia, Canada
Susan E. Allen, Univ. of British Columbia, Canada

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1:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Session Description: Modeling Change in the Transboundary Salish Sea

Modeling Change in the Transboundary Salish Sea

Tessa Francis, University of Washington, Tacoma

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1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

1:45 PM

Modeling Change in the Transboundary Salish Sea

Key factors influencing change in Pacific herring populations: a qualitative network model approach

Tessa Francis, Univ. of Washington Tacoma, United States

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1:45 PM - 2:00 PM

2:00 PM

Modeling Change in the Transboundary Salish Sea

A decision support framework to assess and prioritize recovery actions for salmon in the Puget Sound

Philip Murphy, InfoHarvest Inc., United States
Gregory R. Blair, ICF Jones & Stokes, United States
Sono Hashisaki, Springwood Associates, United States

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2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

2:15 PM

Modeling Change in the Transboundary Salish Sea

Chinook habitat restoration decision support tool- Identifying chinook salmon habitat restoration effectiveness based on temperature, flow, and bioenergetics models

Andrew Spanjer, U.S. Geological Survey, United States
Patrick Moran, U.S. Geological Survey, United States
Robert Black, U.S. Geological Survey, United States

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2:15 PM - 2:30 PM

2:30 PM

Modeling Change in the Transboundary Salish Sea

Big Sharks in the Salish Sea: combining passive acoustics with the Salish Sea model to predict Sixgill Shark (Hexanchus griseus) presence

Alli Cramer, Washington State Univ., United States
Steve Katz, Washington State Univ., United States
Kelly Andrews, Northwest Fisheries Science Ctr., United States
Daniel H. Thornton, Washington State Univ., United States

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2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

2:45 PM

Modeling Change in the Transboundary Salish Sea

An integrated environmental and human systems modeling framework for Puget Sound restoration planning

Bob McKane, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, United States
Jonathan Halama, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, United States
Paul Pettus, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, United States
Bradley Barnhart, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, United States
Allen Brookes, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, United States
Kevin Djang, CSRA, United States
Tarang Khangaonkar, Pacific Northwest National Lab., United States
Isaac Kaplan, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, United States
Chris Harvey, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, United States
Emily Howe, The Nature Conservancy, United States
Phillip Levin, The Nature Conservancy, United States
Michael Schmidt, Long Live The Kings, United States
Raphael Girardin, Long Live The Kings, United States

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2:45 PM - 3:00 PM

3:30 PM

Building Effective Citizen Science Projects for the Collection of Influential Data

Building citizen science rigor, efficiency and policy applications: examples from Island County marine resources committee

Elsa Schwartz, Island County Marine Resources Committee, United States
Barbara Bennett, Island County Marine Resources Committee, United States
Anna Toledo, Island County Marine Resources Committee, United States

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3:30 PM - 3:45 PM

3:45 PM

Building Effective Citizen Science Projects for the Collection of Influential Data

The citizen scientific method: tapping a human natural resource in ecosystem restoration

Bianca Perla, Vashon Nature Ctr. LLC, United States
Greg Rabourn, King County, United States

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3:45 PM - 4:00 PM

4:00 PM

Building Effective Citizen Science Projects for the Collection of Influential Data

Effective application of citizen science for adaptive management of an aquatic marine reserve

Eleanor Hines, RE Sources, United States

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4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

4:15 PM

Building Effective Citizen Science Projects for the Collection of Influential Data

Shoreline monitoring toolbox: protocol implementation and data management

Jason Toft, Univ. of Washington, United States
Kate Litle, Washington Sea Grant, United States

4:15 PM - 4:30 PM

4:30 PM

Building Effective Citizen Science Projects for the Collection of Influential Data

Restoration action effectiveness: employing the concept of net ecosystem improvement

Ronald Thom, Northwest Straits Commission, United States
Thomas Mumford, Marine Agronomics, United States
Lucas Hart, Northwest Straits Initiative, United States
Richard Childers, Northwest Straits Initiative, United States

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4:30 PM - 4:45 PM

4:45 PM

Building Effective Citizen Science Projects for the Collection of Influential Data

From the ground up: ideas for supporting successful citizen scientists

Betsy Carlson, Port Townsend Marine Science Ctr., United States

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4:45 PM - 5:00 PM

Friday, April 6th
10:30 AM

Coordinating Regionally Accepted Nearshore Geospatial Data

Developing a nearshore geospatial framework for recovery assessment and planning

Jennifer Burke, Puget Sound Partnership, United States
Stacy Vynne, Puget Sound Partnership, United States

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10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

10:45 AM

Coordinating Regionally Accepted Nearshore Geospatial Data

The beach strategies geodatabase

Alison Lubeck, Coastal Geologic Services, United States
Branden Rishel, Coastal Geologic Services, United States
Andrea MacLennan, Coastal Geologic Services, United States
Jim Johannessen, Coastal Geologic Services, United States

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10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

11:00 AM

Coordinating Regionally Accepted Nearshore Geospatial Data

Puget sound habitat status and trends monitoring program: nearshore and large river delta geospatial data and habitat status and trends monitoring metrics

Jason Hall, Northwest Fisheries Science Ctr., United States
Alex Stefankiv, Northwest Fisheries Science Ctr., United States
Britta Timpane-Padgham, Northwest Fisheries Science Ctr., United States
Martin Liermann, Northwest Fisheries Science Ctr., United States
Timothy J. Beechie, Northwest Fisheries Science Ctr., United States
George R. Pess, Northwest Fisheries Science Ctr., United States

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11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

11:15 AM

Coordinating Regionally Accepted Nearshore Geospatial Data

Bringing high resolution land cover products to the Puget Sound region and U.S.

Melissa Rosa, NOAA Office for Coastal Management, United States

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11:15 AM - 11:30 AM

11:30 AM

Coordinating Regionally Accepted Nearshore Geospatial Data

Recent progress toward reducing seawalls in Puget Sound

Doris Small, Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife, United States
Hugh Shipman, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States
Jenna Jewett, Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife, United States
Nathalie Hamel, Puget Sound Partnership, United States

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11:30 AM - 11:45 AM

11:45 AM

Coordinating Regionally Accepted Nearshore Geospatial Data

From data to decisions: Navigating the “So What?” and “What’s Next?” conversation around nearshore data

Dawn Spilsbury Pucci, Island County, United States

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11:45 AM - 12:00 PM