EMBS54 - Monday
MONDAY 26 AUGUST
9.50: The great speeding up of our coasts and oceans | Prof. Emma Johnston, University of New South Wales, Australia
17.30: Poster session and Welcome Reception
Ground floor, UCD Science Centre East, University College Dublin
Prof. Orla Feeley, UCD Vice President for Research, Innovation & Impact
Prof. Tasman Crowe, EMBS president
The great speeding up of our coasts and oceans | Prof. Emma Johnston, University of New South Wales, Australia
Emma Johnston is Dean of Science and Professor of Marine Ecology and Ecotoxicology at UNSW Sydney. She investigates the ways in which human activities impact coastal ecosystems, from the tropics to the poles.
10.40 MORNING BREAK
11.10 Session: Rapid Change
11.10 Rilov | Two opposing climate change threats: sea level rise and extreme desiccation events threaten Mediterranean vermetid reef communities
11.20 Górska, Wlodarska-Kowalczuk | Influence of melting glaciers on size spectra and functioning of zoobenthic communities in Arctic fjords
11.30 Vascotto, France, Mozetič | Deciphering long-term variability of the phytoplankton community in a highly variable coastal sea (Gulf of Trieste)
11.40 Capdevila, Beger, Stott, Barks, Rowlands, Salguero-Gómez | Are marine species more resilient to global change than terrestrial ones?
11.50 Bonzi, Monroe, Berumen, Schunter, Ravasi | From desert to sea: mechanisms Arabian pupfish use to acclimate to high salinities in the Red Sea
12.00 Buyse, De Backer, Hostens | Long-term changes in demersal fish density and distribution in relation to cumulative stressors in the Southern Bight of the North Sea
12.10 White, O'Connor, Emmerson, Donohue | Multiple stressors and the stability of marine ecosystems
12.20 Farina, Chindris, Leggieri, Scolamacchia, Guala, Brundu, Loi, Asnaghi | Ocean acidification effects on top-down control of the functional species Paracentrotus lividus in marine benthic ecosystems
12.30 Ferrario, Ulman, Facchinetti, Occhipinti- Ambrogi, Marchini | A fuzzy model to detect Mediterranean marinas at high-risk of marine bioinvasion
12.40 Ferreira, Sá, Brito, Brotas, Costa, Guerreiro, Mendes | Combining 10-years in-situ data with a satellite remote sensing dataset to help evaluate climate change effects on Antarctic phytoplankton communities
13.40 Session: Rapid Change
13.40 Kotta, Fettisov, Liversage, Orav-Kotta | Assessing effects of cumulative impacts of human pressures on nature assets
13.50 Murase, Irie, Iguchi | Counter-directional body size clines within a Japanese amphidromous fish inferred from otolith analysis
14.00 Navarro, Thomsen, Rocha, Villanueva, Torres | Local environmental conditions experienced by marine bivalves determine their physiological response to warming and high levels of pCO2
14.10 Pack, Rius, Mieszkowska | Long-term physiological tolerance of a non-indigenous species to nearfuture warming and ocean acidification
14.20 Pyko, Löder, Schulbert, Wisshak, Laforsch, Munnecke, Teichert | Microplastic pollution as a possible threat for an arctic reef system and its association of ecosystem engineers
14.30 Reddin, Nätscher, Kocsis, Pörtner, Kiessling | From short-term experiments to ancient hyperthermal events: marine clade sensitivities to climate change conform across time scales
14.40 Talijančić, Šegvić Bubić, Žužul, Grubišić | Human-mediated marine environments induce rapid phenotypic changes in wild fishes
14.50 Turicchia, Cerrano, Garrabou, Linares, Abbiati, Ponti | How is the increasing frequency of thermal anomalies change the extent and functioning of gorgonian forests in the Mediterranean Sea?
15.00 Van Colen, Ong, Briffa, Wethey, Abatith, Moens, Woodin | Clam feeding plasticity alleviates herbivore sensitivity to ocean warming and acidification
15.10 White, O'Connor, Emmerson, Donohue | The multifaceted contributions of individual species to the stability of ecosystems
15.20 Détrée, Gonzalez, Navarro | Effect of temperature and food limitation on the energy metabolism of two species of sea urchins from high latitude.
15.30 AFTERNOON BREAK
16.00 Session: Rapid Change
16.00 Mangan, Pilditch, Bryan, Thrush, Lohrer | Shining light on the importance of intertidal benthic primary productivity to estuarine ecosystem function
16.10 Pilditch, Lohrer, Hewitt, Savage, Gladstone- Gallagher, O'Meara, Hillmen, Thrush | Can biodiversity-ecosystem function relationships predict tipping points in soft sediments? Insights from a multi-stressor national field experiment
16.20 Hadjioannou, Jimenez, Hartingerova, Andreou, Petrou, Hayes | Cladocora caespitosa in a rapidly changing environment: effects from eutrophication, windstorm and warming event
16.30 Zalota, Spiridonov, Galkin, Vedenin, Udalov, Pronin | Observing an ongoing aggressive invasion of a large predatory crab in the pristine Arctic Kara Sea.
16.40 Wiltshire, Scharfe | Phytoplankston and warming of the North Sea: a summary
16.50 Weaver, Boschen-Rose | How can plumes generated by deep-sea mining be minimised to reduce environmental impact?
17.00 Two-minute flash talks by exhibitors
17.30 POSTERS AND WINE RECEPTION
O'Reilly Hall University College Dublin
17.30 Associated workshop: How could we reduce the environmental footprint of manganese nodule mining through improved equipment design?| Hosted by Seascape Consultants as part of the Blue Harvesting project. Room E0.01, Ground floor of Science Centre East