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2018
Thursday, April 5th
1:30 PM

Transcending the Land-Ocean Boundary. Responses of Ecosystem Process to Climate and Human Impacts Across a Wide Spectrum of Processes, Habitats and Space

Recent and projected seasonal changes to river flows combine with human pressures to restructure the base of the marine food web in Puget Sound

Christopher Krembs, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States
Julia Bos, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States
Skip Albertson, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States
Mya Keyzers, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States
Allison Brownlee, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States

1:30 PM - 1:45 PM

1:45 PM

Transcending the Land-Ocean Boundary. Responses of Ecosystem Process to Climate and Human Impacts Across a Wide Spectrum of Processes, Habitats and Space

Space matters: incorporating mechanistically determined spatial patterns into projected impacts of climate change on stream temperature

Se-Yeun Lee, Univ. of Washington, United States
Aimee H. Fullerton, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, United States
Ashley Steel, U.S.D.A. Forest Service, United States
Christian Torgersen, Univ. of Washington, United States

1:45 PM - 2:00 PM

2:00 PM

Transcending the Land-Ocean Boundary. Responses of Ecosystem Process to Climate and Human Impacts Across a Wide Spectrum of Processes, Habitats and Space

Monitoring and modeling riverine thermal regimes in a changing climate: implications for native and non-native fishes

E. Ashley Steel, USDA Forest Service, United States
Aimee H. Fullerton, Northwest Fisheries Science Ctr., United States
Se-Yeun Lee, Univ. of Washington, United States
Lillian McGill, Univ. of Washington, United States

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

2:15 PM

Transcending the Land-Ocean Boundary. Responses of Ecosystem Process to Climate and Human Impacts Across a Wide Spectrum of Processes, Habitats and Space

Source, transport, and age of sediment from Cascade volcano watersheds to the nearshore: insights for contaminant and ecological studies

Renee Takesue, USGS, United States
Kathy Conn, USGS, United States
Margaret Dutch, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States

2:15 PM - 2:30 PM

2:30 PM

Transcending the Land-Ocean Boundary. Responses of Ecosystem Process to Climate and Human Impacts Across a Wide Spectrum of Processes, Habitats and Space

Predicting Puget Sound's organic carbon—and why we need enhanced monitoring

Cristiana Figueroa-Kaminsky, 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
Greg Pelletier, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States
Teizeen Mohamedali, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States
John Gala, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

3:30 PM

Response of Water-Column Processes and Pelagic Organisms to Long-term Change

Variability in water column respiration in Salish Sea waters and implications for coastal and ocean acidification

Jude Apple, Padilla Bay NERR, United States
Claire Cook, Padilla Bay NERR, United States
Natasha Christman, Oregon State Univ., United States
Shauna Bjornson, Padilla Bay NERR, United States
Jan Newton, Univ. of Washington, United States

3:30 PM - 3:45 PM

3:45 PM

Response of Water-Column Processes and Pelagic Organisms to Long-term Change

Recent conditions highlight regional differences in temperature, salinity and dissolved oxygen between Strait of Juan de Fuca and Puget Sound sites under anomalous 2014-2017 climate patterns

Julia Bos, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States
Christopher Krembs, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States
Skip Albertson, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States
Mya Keyzers, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States
Allison Brownlee, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States
Carol Maloy, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States

3:45 PM - 4:00 PM

4:00 PM

Response of Water-Column Processes and Pelagic Organisms to Long-term Change

Does Puget Sound have a long-term memory?

John Mickett, Univ. of Washington, United States
Wendi Ruef, Univ. of Washington, United States
Jan A. Newton, Univ. of Washington, United States

4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

4:15 PM

Response of Water-Column Processes and Pelagic Organisms to Long-term Change

Improving monitoring and stock assessment for Dungeness crab by measuring recruitment of larval megalopa

Evelyn Brown, Lummi Nation - Lummi Indian Business Council, United States
Nicholas T. Jefferson, Lummi Nation - Lummi Indian Business Council, United States

4:15 PM - 4:30 PM

4:30 PM

Response of Water-Column Processes and Pelagic Organisms to Long-term Change

Salmon and jellies and herring, oh my! Abiotic and biotic-dependent trends in abundance and distribution of pelagic critters in Skagit Bay across 17 years

Stuart Munsch, Northwest Fisheries Science Ctr., United States
Correigh Greene, Northwest Fisheries Science Ctr., United States
Jason Hall, Northwest Fisheries Science Ctr., United States

4:30 PM - 4:45 PM

4:45 PM

Response of Water-Column Processes and Pelagic Organisms to Long-term Change

Density-dependent and landscape effects upon estuary rearing in Chinook salmon: insights from long-term monitoring in four Puget Sound estuaries

Correigh Greene, Northwest Fisheries Science Ctr., United States
Eric Beamer, Skagit River System Cooperative, United States
Rich Henderson, Skagit River System Cooperative, United States
Joshua Chamberlin, Northwest Fisheries Science Ctr., United States
Jason Hall, Northwest Fisheries Science Ctr., United States
Joseph Anderson, Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife, United States
Matthew Pouley, Tulalip Tribes, United States
Melanie Davis, U.S. Geological Survey, United States
Sayre Hodgson, Nisqually Tribe, United States
Christopher Ellings, Nisqually Tribe, United States

4:45 PM - 5:00 PM

Friday, April 6th
8:30 AM

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Understanding Eutrophication and Over-enrichment of Nutrients in Puget Sound and Effects on Marine Species

Nitrogen in Puget Sound: a story map

Sheelagh McCarthy, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States
Teizeen Mohamedali, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States
Paula Cracknell, Thurston County, United States

8:30 AM - 8:45 AM

8:45 AM

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Understanding Eutrophication and Over-enrichment of Nutrients in Puget Sound and Effects on Marine Species

Influence of sedimentary biogeochemistry on oxygen consumption and nutrient cycling in Bellingham Bay, Washington

Everitt G. Merritt, Western Washington Univ., United States
David Shull, Western Washington Univ., United States

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

9:00 AM

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Understanding Eutrophication and Over-enrichment of Nutrients in Puget Sound and Effects on Marine Species

Nutrient dynamics and ties to environmental conditions and drivers in central Puget Sound

Stephanie Jaeger, King County Dept. of Natural Resources and Parks, United States
Ben Larson, King County Dept. of Natural Resources and Parks, United States
Bob Kruger, King County Dept. of Natural Resources and Parks, United States
Kimberle Stark, King County Dept. of Natural Resources and Parks, United States

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

9:15 AM

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Understanding Eutrophication and Over-enrichment of Nutrients in Puget Sound and Effects on Marine Species

Long-term monitoring in Central Puget Sound: Are local climate anomalies impacting phytoplankton populations?

Gabriela Hannach, King County Environmental Lab., United States
Lyndsey M. Swanson, King County Environmental Lab., United States
Kimberle Stark, King County Dept. of Natural Resources and Parks, United States

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

9:30 AM

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Understanding Eutrophication and Over-enrichment of Nutrients in Puget Sound and Effects on Marine Species

Population, community and food web impacts of hypoxia : a synthesis of findings from Hood Canal

Timothy Essington, Univ. of Washington, United States

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

9:45 AM

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Understanding Eutrophication and Over-enrichment of Nutrients in Puget Sound and Effects on Marine Species

Simulating eutrophication effects in Puget Sound using qualitative network models

Chris Harvey, Northwest Fisheries Science Ctr., United States
Kathryn Sobocinski, Long Live the Kings, United States

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

10:30 AM

Long-term Changes in Salish Sea Kelp Forests and the Benthos: Evidence of Response to Chemical Contaminants, Nutrient Loading, and Climate Change Pressures

Kelp forest dynamics: links to climate and long term trends

Helen Berry, Washington State Dept. of Natural Resources, United States
Cathy Pfister, Univ. of Chicago, United States
Tom Mumford, Marine Agronomics, United States

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

10:45 AM

Long-term Changes in Salish Sea Kelp Forests and the Benthos: Evidence of Response to Chemical Contaminants, Nutrient Loading, and Climate Change Pressures

The 2011 climate regime shift: seabed taxon monitoring identifies regimes

Jeff Marliave, Ocean Wise, Canada
Donna Gibbs, Ocean Wise, Canada
Laura Borden, Ocean Wise, Canada

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

11:00 AM

Long-term Changes in Salish Sea Kelp Forests and the Benthos: Evidence of Response to Chemical Contaminants, Nutrient Loading, and Climate Change Pressures

Spatial and temporal population cohesion in intertidal clams

Julie S. Barber, Swinomish Indian Tribal Community, United States
Casey P. Ruff, Skagit River System Cooperative, United States
James T. McArdle, Swinomish Indian Tribal Community, United States
Lindy L. Hunter, Swinomish Indian Tribal Community, United States
Camille Speck, Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife, United States
Douglas Roger, Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife, United States
Courtney M. Greiner, Swinomish Indian Tribal Community, United States

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

11:15 AM

Long-term Changes in Salish Sea Kelp Forests and the Benthos: Evidence of Response to Chemical Contaminants, Nutrient Loading, and Climate Change Pressures

Declines in Puget Sound sediment-dwelling communities and a new focus on climate, nutrient, and other ecosystem stressors

Sandra Weakland, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States
Valerie Partridge, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States
Margaret Dutch, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States
Dany Burgess, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States
Angela Eagleston, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States

11:15 AM - 11:30 AM

11:30 AM

Long-term Changes in Salish Sea Kelp Forests and the Benthos: Evidence of Response to Chemical Contaminants, Nutrient Loading, and Climate Change Pressures

Lessons from long time-series of benthic invertebrate communities in the southern Salish Sea, and an expansion of parameters to assess nutrient loading and climate change pressures

Valerie Partridge, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States
Margaret Dutch, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States
Sandra Weakland, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States
Dany Burgess, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States
Angela Eagleston, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States

11:30 AM - 11:45 AM

11:45 AM

Long-term Changes in Salish Sea Kelp Forests and the Benthos: Evidence of Response to Chemical Contaminants, Nutrient Loading, and Climate Change Pressures

Changes to long-term status and trends sediment monitoring to assess nutrient enrichment and climate change pressures in Puget Sound

Margaret Dutch, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States
Sandra Weakland, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States
Valerie Partridge, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States
Dany Burgess, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States
Angela Eagleston, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States

11:45 AM - 12:00 PM