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The NWFSC Monster Seminar JAM is part of the OneNOAA Science Discussion Seminar Series. The OneNOAA series are a joint effort by several NOAA seminar partners to pool seminars of common interest to help share science and management information and to promote constructive dialogue between scientists, educators, and resource managers. For more information about the OneNOAA Seminar Series, please visit: http://www.nodc.noaa.gov/General/NODC-About/Outreach/index.html

Contact: Diane Tierney, NWFSC's Monster Seminar Jam Coordinator

Fall Quarter Calendar

All seminars begin at 11:00 AM and are open to the public. For location and more information, click the seminar title.

September 25
Reconstructing the Past: Anthropogenic Inputs, Environmental Regulations, and Climate Oscillations
Jill Brandenberger, M.S., Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Marine Science Lab, Department of Energy

October  2
Impacts of armoring on Salish Sea shorelines: regional, threshold, and cumulative effects
Megan Dethier, Ph.D., Friday Harbor Laboratories, University of Washington

October  9
Robots, lasers, and rockfish - oh my!: using an ROV to assess Puget Sound bottomfish
Dayv Lowry, Ph.D., Puget Sound Groundfish and Forage Fish, Washington State Department of Fish & Wildlife

October 16
PSEMP Sediment Monitoring: An overview of the program and whats new at the bottom
Margaret Dutch, M.S., Valerie Partridge, M.S., & Sandra Weakland, M.S., Environmental Assessment Program, Marine Monitoring Unit, Washington State Department of Ecology

October 23
Long term shifts in the dynamics of the lower trophic food web in an urban fjord (Puget Sound, WA): Is eutrophication the only culprit?
Christopher Krembs, Ph.D., Environmental Assessment Program, Marine Monitoring Unit, Washington State Department of Ecology

October 30
What Does This Winter Have In Store For Us?
Ted Buehner, B.S., Weather Forecasting Office, Western Region, National Weather Service

November  6
Humans and climate and oceans: Relative influences on dissolved oxygen in the Salish Sea through 2070
Mindy Roberts, Ph.D., Environmental Assessment Program, Washington State Department of Ecology

November 13
How does eelgrass affect carbonate chemistry in the nearshore and what does it mean for thinking about ocean acidification in Puget Sound?
Brooke Love, Ph.D., Environmental Science, Huxley College of the Environment, Western Washington University and Shannon Point Marine Center

November 20
Zooplankton of Puget Sound
Julie Keister, Ph.D., School of Oceanography, University of Washington

November 27
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December  4
Predicting the Effects of Sea Level Rise and Future Hydrology on Salinity Intrusion and Freshwater Export from the Skagit River Estuary
Tarang Khangaonkar, Ph.D., Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Marine Science Lab, Department of Energy

December 11
From bacteria to humans: charity work leads to population-wide benefits
Vera Trainer, Ph.D., Marine Microbes & Toxins Program, Northwest Fisheries Science Center

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