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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:

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

Winter Quarter Calendar

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

January 21
Monster Seminar JAM Winter Series - Balancing Two Worlds: Grounding Marine Science in a Native American Context
Dr. Marco B.A. Hatch, Director, Salish Sea Research Center Northwest Indian College, National Indian Center for Marine Environmental Research & Education

January 28
Monster Seminar JAM Winter Series - The effects of reproduction and salmon abundance on contaminant levels in Southern Resident killer whales, biologic monitoring using scat samples
Dr. Jessica Lundin, National Research Council Postdoctoral Research Associate, NOAA Fisheries, Ecotoxicology Program, NWFSC, Montlake

February  4
Monster Seminar JAM Winter Series - NANOOS: Delivering coastal ocean observations and a whole lot more
Dr. Jan Newton, NANOOS Executive Director, Applied Physics Lab, University of Washington

February 11
February 18
Monster Seminar JAM Winter Series - The Blob, El Nino, and Climate Change: Looking for a Hot Time in the Waters of the Pacific Northwest?
Dr. Nicholas A. Bond, Research Meteorologist, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean,

February 25
Monster Seminar JAM Winter Series - Top-down and bottom-up processes affecting marine survival of salmon in the Salish Sea
Dr. Dave Beauchamp, Professor, UW School of Aquatic and Fisheries Science, School of Aquatic and Fisheries Sciences

March  3
Monster Seminar JAM Winter Series - Epigenetics in Oysters and Steelhead: Why is it important in understanding environmental responses?
Dr. Mackenzie Gavery, Postdoctoral Research Associate, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington

March 10
Monster Seminar JAM Winter Series - Seagrass, climate, birds and seals: Understanding limits on Puget Sound herring recovery.
Dr. Tessa Francis, Lead Ecosystem Ecologist, Puget Sound Institute, University of Washington Tacoma

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