Northwest Fisheries Science Center

Monster Seminar JAM Archives

November 16, 2017

FALL 2017 The Blob, El Niño, La Niña, and North Pacific marine ecosystems
Dr. Laurie Weitkamp, Research Fisheries Biologist, Northwest Fisheries Science Center
PLAY RECORDING (57 min)
For a copy of Dr. Weitkamp's presentation slides, please email her directly at Laurie.Weitkamp@noaa.gov

November 09, 2017

FALL 2017 Problem-solving for fisheries scientists: Integrative-transdisciplinary approaches for addressing new and wicked problems in fisheries management
Dr. Kai Lorenzen , Professor, Professor of Integrative Fisheries Science Program in Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences School of Forest Resources and Conservation University of Florida

November 02, 2017

FALL 2017 Climate Fiction in an Age of Denial
Dr. Jesse Oak Taylor, Associate Professor, Department of English, University of Washington
PLAY RECORDING (1 hour and 4 minutes)

October 26, 2017

FALL 2017 Your Science is Awesome, Now Show the World Through Video: Case Studies for NOAA Fisheries
Mr. Paul Hillman, MFA, Science & Natural History Filmmaker, NOAA Fisheries, Office of Communications and External Affairs
PLAY RECORDING (1 hour and 4 minutes)

October 19, 2017

FALL 2017 Does thinking concretely about climate change promote support for carbon emissions reductions? Results from a national survey.
Dr. Ann Bostrom , Weyerhaeuser Endowed Professor in Environmental Policy, Evans School of Public Policy & Governance, University of Washington
PLAY RECORDING (54 minutes)

October 12, 2017
October 05, 2017

FALL 2017 Sandy and Science: Lessons Learned
Dr. Kevin Werner, Science Director, Northwest Fisheries Science Center
NO RECORDING

June 01, 2017

How animals exploit shifting habitat mosaics: examples from Oregon to Alaska
Dr. Jonny Armstrong, Assistant Professor, Deptartment of Fisheries and Wildlife

May 25, 2017

Endocrinology in marine mammal fat: how signals of stress, reproduction, and nutritional state can be measured in blubber and the implications for assessing population health
Dr. Nick Kellar, Lead researcher for the Marine Wildlife Endocrine Lab, Cetacean Life History and Health Program, Marine Mammal and Turtle Division
PLAY RECORDING (55 min)

May 18, 2017

Detection and Evaluation of Organic Contaminant Flows In Surface Waters of the Puget Sound Region
Dr. Edward Kolodziej, Associate Professor, Science and Mathematics (UW Tacoma); Civil and Environmental Engineering (UW Seattle); Principal Investigator (Center for Urban Waters)
PLAY RECORDING (51 min)

May 04, 2017

Environmental sensitivity of eggs and larvae of cod species in Arctic/sub-Arctic seas
Dr. Ben Laurel, Research Fisheries Biologist, NOAA Alaska Fisheries Science Center
PLAY RECORDING (57 min)

April 27, 2017

How to be fast when you're cold, phytoplankton adaptations to cold temperature
Dr. Jodi Young, Assistant Professor, School of Oceanography, Future of Ice
PLAY RECORDING (54 min)

April 20, 2017

Monster Seminar JAM -Habitat, Toxics and Salmon in the Lower Columbia River and Estuary
Lyndal Johnson, Supervisory Zoologist, Environmental and Fisheries Sciences Division/ Ecotoxicology Program
PLAY RECORDING (54 min)

April 13, 2017

Vancouver Fraser Port Authority Enhancing Cetacean Habitat and Observation (ECHO) program: working to reduce the impact of vessel traffic on cetaceans
Dr. Jason Wood, Senior Research Scientist, SMRU Consulting North America - Orla Robinson, Program Manager, ECHO Program, Vancouver Fraser Port Authority

April 06, 2017

Are the Salish Seas seabird and marine mammal populations linked to those in the California Current?
Dr. Scott Pearson, Senior Research Scientist, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

March 09, 2017

Stressed out whales? Using new methods to examine the physiological impacts of ocean noise on gray whales
Dr. Leigh Torres, Assistant Professor, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University
PLAY RECORDING (1 hr 2 min)

March 02, 2017

Estuary Restoration and Salmon Recovery: Lessons from Salmon River, Oregon
Daniel Bottom, Estuarine Ecologist, Estuary and Ocean Ecology Program, ODFW/NOAA
PLAY RECORDING (49 min)

February 23, 2017

Common Carp Invasion of North American Lakes: Drivers and Consequences
Dr. Przemyslaw Bajer, Research Assistant Professor, Dept. Fisheries, Wildlife, and Cons. Biology, University of Minnesota
PLAY RECORDING (54 min)

February 02, 2017

Variability in migration of a Hawaiian freshwater fish: causes and consequences
Dr. James D. Hogan, Assistant Professor, Department of Life Sciences, Texas A&M  Corpus Christi

January 26, 2017

Examining the ecology and predation impacts of non-native fishes in the San Joaquin River, Califonia
Dr. Joseph M. Smith, Research Associate, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington
PLAY RECORDING (1 hr)

January 19, 2017

Historical context for the 2013-2016 NE Pacific Marine Heatwave
Dr. Nate Mantua, Landscape Ecology Team Leader, Fisheries Ecology Division, Southwest Fisheries Science Center, NOAA
PLAY RECORDING (55 min)

January 12, 2017

Process studies to quantify ecosystem dynamics in the California Current
Dr. Brian K. Wells, Research Fishery Biologist, Fisheries Ecology Division, Southwest Fisheries Science Center, NOAA
PLAY RECORDING (56 min)

December 08, 2016

Vancouver Fraser Port Authority Enhancing Cetacean Habitat and Observation (ECHO) program: working to reduce the impact of vessel traffic on cetaceans
Jason Wood, PhD. Senior Research Scientist, SMRU Consulting North America - Orla Robinson, M.Sc. Program Manager, ECHO Program, Vancouver Fraser Port Authority.

December 01, 2016

Winners and Losers in Rocky Mountain Streams: Mining Old Data to Elucidate Impacts of Climate Change
Dr. Lisa Eby, Associate Professor of Aquatic Vertebrate Ecology; Undergraduate Program Director, Ecosystem Science & Restoration, College of Forestry and Conservation, University of Montana
PLAY RECORDING (1 hr 4 min)

November 17, 2016

The Chukchi Sea Shelf Habitat and EcoLogy of Fish and Zooplankton (SHELFZ) project: an interdisciplinary ecosystem study linking nearshore and offshore Arctic marine habitats
Dr. Libby Logerwell, Fisheries Interactions Team Lead, Resource Ecology and Fisheries Management Division, Alaska Fisheries Science Center

November 10, 2016

A BETTER FUTURE FOR U. S. FISHERIES: THREE MODEST IDEAS
Dr. Daniel Bromley, Anderson-Bascom Professor of Applied Economics (Emeritus), Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison
PLAY RECORDING (1 hr 5 min)

November 03, 2016
October 27, 2016

Were North Pacific maritime communities impacted by prehistoric regime shifts? Evidence from archaeology and paleoecology
Dr. Ben Fitzhugh, Director, Quaternary Research Center Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology University of Washington

October 20, 2016

Indigenous Health Indicators: Connecting human and ecosystem health
Larry Campbell, Wanaseah, Swinomish tribal elder and Community Health Environmental Specialist - Jamie Donatuto, Swinomish Community Environmental health Analyst
PLAY RECORDING (58 min)

October 13, 2016

Fisheries in 3D: 10 Years of Collaborative Research
Dr. Pete Lawson, Conservation Biology Division, NWFSC
Play recording (1 hr 4 min)

October 06, 2016

Fishing for Nutrition
Dr. Edward Allison, Professor, School of Marine and Environmental Affairs,College of the Environment,University of Washington-Seattle

September 29, 2016
June 16, 2016

Josh Nowlis Lessons from cognitive psychology to guide communication of science to managers
Josh Nowlis, Research Associate, Economic and Social Science Research, Fishery Resource Analysis and Monitoring, Northwest Fisheries Science Center

June 09, 2016

A framework to evaluate changes in Pacific halibut bycatch quota allocation in Bering Sea Aleutian Islands groundfish fishery
Dr. Kotaro Ono, Research Associate, Alaska Fisheries Science Center & University of Washington through JISAO

June 02, 2016

Monster Seminar JAM Spring Series - Distribution and biology of Pacific hake during winter 2016
Dr. Sandy Parker-Stetter, Research Fishery Biologist, NWFSC, NOAA Fisheries
This Monster Seminar Jam presentation was not recorded at the speakers request

May 26, 2016

Monster Seminar JAM Spring Series - The Transmission of Price Changes between Wholesale and Ex-vessel Markets in Alaska Fisheries
Dr. Ben Fissel, Economist, AFSC, NOAA Fisheries
This Monster Seminar Jam presentation was not recorded at the speakers request

May 19, 2016

Monster Seminar JAM Spring Series - An Honest Appraisal of Stock Assessment
Dr. Andre Punt, Professor, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington
Play recording (1 hr 11 min)

May 05, 2016

Monster Seminar JAM Spring Series - Its not about science  Electronic Compliance Monitoring on the US West Coast
Dave Colpo, Program Manager, Fisheries Economics Data Program, Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission

April 28, 2016

Monster Seminar JAM Spring Series - The struggle for existence -- how competition reigns, especially when predation abounds
Dr. Stuart Sandin, Assistant Professor, Scripps Insittution of Oceanography, UC San Diego

March 24, 2016

New insights on phytoplankton ecology from continuous automated Imaging Flow Cytometry
Dr. Lisa Campbell, Professor, Oceanography, Texas A&M University

March 17, 2016

Extra-Sensory Perceptions: ESPs & Advances in Autonomous HAB Observations
Dr. Gregory J. Doucette, Research Oceanographer, Marine Biotoxins Program, NOS Charleston

March 10, 2016

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

March 03, 2016

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
Play recording (48 min)

February 25, 2016

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
Play recording (1 hr 4 min)>

February 18, 2016

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 04, 2016

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
Play recording (56 min)

January 28, 2016

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
Play recording (27min)

January 21, 2016

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

December 10, 2015

From data poor to data rich, a synthesis of approaches to assess stock status of Indian Ocean Tuna stocks
Dr. Rishi Sharma, Biometrician, Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission

December 03, 2015

The past, present and future of Chinook salmon in California's Central Valley
Dr. Steve Lindley, Director, Fisheries Ecology Division, Southwest Fisheries Science Center, NOAA
Play recording (1 hr 5 min)

November 19, 2015

Seabirds at Yaquina Head: Indicators of ecosystem change or just eagle snacks?
Dr. Rob Suryan, Associate professor, Department of Fisheries & Wildlife, Oregon State University
Play recording (1 hr 2 min)

November 12, 2015

Bringing science and nature into prisons: the Sustainability in Prisons Project
Dr. Carri J. LeRoy, Member of the Faculty, Freshwater Ecology Lab, The Evergreen State College

November 05, 2015

Spatial patterns in the vulnerability of New England fish and fishing communities to climate change
Dr. Lauren Rogers, Fisheries ecologist, Natural Capital Project, Stanford University
Play recording (54 min)

October 29, 2015

Spatio-temporal complexity of stream temperature and potential consequences for salmon
Aimee H. Fullerton, Fisheries Research Biologist, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, NOAA

October 15, 2015

DART TOFMS: A novel tool for wildlife forensic scientists who despise sample preparation
Dr. Edgard Espinoza,Deputy Director, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, National Fish and Wildlife Forensics Laboratory
Play recording (49 min)

October 08, 2015
October 01, 2015

Engineered ecosystems: trade-offs in managing marine resources in China
Dr. Cody Szuwalksi, Fisheries Scientist.UCSB Bren School of Environmentlal Science and Management

September 17, 2015

Atlantic salmon reintroductions: the New England experience
Dr. William Ardren, Senior Fish Biologist, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

June 11, 2015

NOAA Fisheries NWFSC
Chris Harvey, Ph, NOAA Fisheries NWFSC
Play recording (1 hr 12 min)

June 04, 2015

Managing for Resilience in California's Inland Fishes
Dr. Stephanie M Carlson, Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, University of California, Berkeley

May 28, 2015

Genetic insights into the history of north Pacific resident killer whales
Dr. Michael Zanis, Assistant Professor, College of Science and Engineering, Seattle University

May 21, 2015

Follow the Fish: What Fishery-independent Time Series are Telling Us About the California Current Ecosystem off California
Dr. Tony Koslow, Research Oceanographer, former director of CalCOFI, Integrative Oceanography Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego

May 14, 2015

Modeling marine metapopulation connectivity: understanding oceanographic and life history interactions across multiple spatial scales
Dr. Julie B Kellner, Principal Investigator, Assistant Scientist, Biology Department, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute

April 30, 2015

Pink Salmon: Genomic Islands in the Stream of Evolution
Dr. Lisa Seeb, Research Professor, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington
Play recording (48 min)

April 23, 2015
April 16, 2015
April 09, 2015

Exploring the Dual Nature of Pacific Salmon Straying as a Biological Phenomenon and Conservation Crisis
Dr. Peter Westley, Assistant Professor, School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, University of Alaska, Fairbanks

April 02, 2015

Salmon-fueled Ecosystems of the Great Bear Rainforest
Dr. John D. Reynolds, Professor, Tom Buell BC Leadership Chair in Aquatic Conservation, Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University
Play recording (1 hr 2 min)

February 05, 2015
December 11, 2014

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

December 04, 2014

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

November 20, 2014

Zooplankton of Puget Sound
Julie Keister, Ph.D., School of Oceanography, University of Washington
Play recording (59 min)

November 13, 2014

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 06, 2014

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

October 30, 2014

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

October 23, 2014

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 16, 2014

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 09, 2014

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 02, 2014

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

September 25, 2014

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

June 19, 2014

Algicidal bacteria: Ubiquitous distribution and implications for ecosystem balance
Ichiro Imai, Professor, Graduate School of Fisheries Sciences, Hokkaido University

June 12, 2014

Toxic contaminants in Puget Sound's food web: Where it's hot and where it's not
Mr. Jim West, Senior Research Scientist, Marine Resources Division, Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife

June 05, 2014

Acoustically mapping reef fish in their seascapes: identifying biomass hotspots to guide ecosystem management
Dr. Chris Taylor, Ecologist, Center for Coastal Fisheries and Habitat Research, National Ocean Service

May 29, 2014

A climate-to-fish-to-fishers model for the eastern Pacific Sardine and Anchovy System
Dr. Enrique N. Curchitser, Associate Professor, Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Rutgers University

May 22, 2014

Science Journalism in a Changing Media Landscape
Ms. Hannah Hickey, Science Writer, News Office, University of Washington

May 15, 2014

From climate projections to freshwater impacts: considerations and approaches
Dr. Guillaume Mauger, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, University of Washington

May 08, 2014

Pacific Climate Variability: Dynamical Processes Affecting the Ocean-Atmosphere System Along the U.S. West Coast
Dr. Arthur J. Miller, Research Oceanographer and Director of Climate, Atmospheric Sciences, Physical Oceanography Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego

May 01, 2014

Deciphering sixty years of environmental data to understand recent change in the world's largest lake - Lake Baikal, Siberia
Dr. Stephanie Hampton, Director and professor, Director of Center for Environmental Research, Education and Outreach; Professor of School of the Environment, Washington State University

April 24, 2014

Human-Induced Climate Change and Projections for the Future
Prof. Dennis L. Hartmann, Professor, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington

April 10, 2014

Free-flowing rivers and their diversity, stability, and conservation
Dr. Jonathan W. Moore, Liber Ero Chair and Assistant Professor, Centre for Coastal Science and Management; Biological Sciences; and School of Resource and Environmental, Simon Fraser University

April 03, 2014

Telling the oceans stories through art
Ms. Robi Smith, Artist, Blue Lantern

March 20, 2014
March 13, 2014
March 06, 2014

Transdisciplinary approaches for examining social and environmental change in coastal fisheries of the Northeast Pacific
Dr. Anne Beaudreau, School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, University of Alaska Fairbanks

February 27, 2014

Spatial Dynamics in Marine Ecosystems: Regulations, Fisheries and Feedbacks
Dr. Andrew Rassweiler, Marine Science Institute, University of California Santa Barbara

February 20, 2014

Predatory aliens: Indo-Pacific lionfish on Atlantic coral reefs
Dr. Isabelle Côté, Biology, Simon Fraser University

February 13, 2014

Environmental DNA and its potential for species- and ecosystem-level monitoring
Dr. Ryan Kelly, School of Marine and Environmental Affairs, University of Washington

February 06, 2014

Spine-based ageing methods in the spiny dogfish shark: how they measure up?
Dr. Vlada Gertseva, Fisheries Resource Analysis and Monitoring Division, Northwest Fisheries Science Center

January 30, 2014
January 23, 2014

ISIIS: A new window to assess the predator/prey environment for larval stages of fish
Dr. Robert Cowen, Hatfield Marine Science Center, Oregon State University

January 16, 2014

Managing risks of climate impacts on ecosystems
Dr. Daniel Schindler, School of Aquatic & Fishery Sciences, University of Washington

December 12, 2013

Ecological and evolutionary effects of environmental and biotic factors on population levels of phenotypic and genetic
Dr. Kim Scribner, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Michigan State University

December 05, 2013
November 21, 2013

Factors contributing to early marine mortality of Puget Sound steelhead
Dr. Barry Berejikian, Fisheries Biologist, Northwest Fisheries Science Center

November 14, 2013

Puget Sound's nearshore pelagic foodweb: A landscape perspective from molecules to populations
Correigh Greene, Research Biologist, Casey Rice, Biologist, and Linda Rhodes, Research Microbiologist, Watershed and Microbiology Programs, Northwest Fisheries Science Center

November 07, 2013
October 17, 2013

Contaminants of emerging concern (CECs) in Puget Sound: Field and laboratory studies on the occurrence, exposure and effects of SSRIs and other types of CECs
Dr. Irvin Schultz, Senior Scientist, Marine Sciences Laboratory, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

October 10, 2013

Monster Seminar JAM
Dr. James West, Fisheries Biologist, Marine Resources Division, Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife

May 30, 2013

Why look back? The value of historical information for fisheries analysis
Dr. Ian Stewart, Quantitative Scientist, International Pacific Halibut Commission

May 23, 2013

Human dimensions of Puget Sound management and science
Dr. Patrick Christie, Professor, School of Marine and Environmental Affairs and Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington, University of Washington

May 16, 2013

Migration syndromes and success in migratory fishes
Dr. Christopher Caudill,  Research Assistant Professor, Department of Fish and Wildlife Sciences, University of Idaho

May 09, 2013

Marine Conservation at the Local Level: The role of Volunteers in creating vibrant coastal communities
Kathleen Herrmann, Snohomish County Marine Resources Committee, Lead Staff

April 25, 2013

The Spatial Economics Toolbox for Fisheries (FishSET): A New Tool to Improve Fisheries Management
Dr. Alan Haynie, Economist, Affiliate Assistant Professor (U. of Washington), Alaska Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service

April 18, 2013

Changes over time in the size and age of Chinook salmon caught in Lower Columbia River Fisheries
Kathryn E. Kostow, Technical Analyst, Fisheries/Stock Assessments, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

April 11, 2013

Transgenerational genetic mark recapture: a new tool in the toolbox for estimating salmonid abundance?
Dr. Todd R. Seamons, Research Scientist, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

April 04, 2013

Environmental variability in acidification stress, and mechanisms for biological response
Dr. Burke Hale, College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University

March 07, 2013
January 31, 2013
January 24, 2013
January 10, 2013
December 06, 2012

Building with proteins: nanotechnology the way Nature intended it
Dr. François Baneyx, Chemical Engineering, University of Washington

November 29, 2012

Mussel attachment on wave-swept shores: an ecomaterials perspective
Dr. Emily Carrington, Department of Biology, Friday Harbor Labs, University of Washington

November 22, 2012
November 15, 2012

Toxic harmful algal blooms in a warmer, more acidic future ocean
Dr. David Hutchins, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California

November 08, 2012
October 25, 2012
October 18, 2012

Marine Genomics and the Evolution of Body Plans
Dr. Billie Swalla, Biology Department, Friday Harbor Labs, University of Washington

October 11, 2012

Sandlance, sharks and sticky fish - inspiration for new materials and biomimetic solutions to unusual problems
Dr. Adam Summers, Biology and School of Aquatic and Fisheries Sciences, Friday Harbor Labs, University of Washington

September 27, 2012

Anticipating Environmental Changes and Frontloading the Science to Guide Natural Resource Policy:  A Leadership Call to Scientists
Dr. Usha Varanasi, School of Aquatic & Fisheries Sciences and the Chemistry Dept, University of Washington

June 07, 2012

Forensic science at the Northwest Fisheries Science Center
Dr. Piper Schwenke, Conservation Biology Division, Northwest Fisheries Science Center

May 31, 2012
May 24, 2012

Linking swimming performance to population processes in coastal fishes
Dr. Todd Anderson, Coastal and Marine Institute, San Diego State University

May 17, 2012

Resource Rents, Inframarginal Rents and the Transition to Property Rights in a Common Pool Resource
Dr. Chris Costello, Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, UC Santa Barbara

May 10, 2012

Nature of, by, and for the people?
Dr. Mary Ruckelshaus, Natural Capital Project

May 03, 2012
April 26, 2012

Spatial statistical models for stream networks
Dr. Jay Ver Hoef, Polar Ecosystems Program, National Marine Mammal Laboratory
Dr. Erin Peterson, Division of Mathematics, Informatics and Statistics, CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization)
Dr. Dan Isaak, Rocky Mountain Research Station, U.S. Forest Service

April 19, 2012

An Ocean Health Index: quantifying and mapping the health of global marine ecosystems
Dr. Benjamin Halpern, Center for Marine Assessment and Planning; National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, UC Santa Barbara

April 12, 2012

White sharks of California: A conservation success story or an insidious trophic tragedy in the making?
Dr. Chris Lowe, Biological Sciences, California State University Long Beach

April 05, 2012

Marine protected areas and fisheries management: what do we know from theory and the field
Dr. Ray Hilborn, School of Aquatic & Fishery Sciences, University of Washington

March 08, 2012

Contaminants in pinniped blubber: associations with disease and survival
Dr. Denise Greig, Veterinary Science, The Marine Mammal Center

March 01, 2012

You still can't have your hake and eat it too: Growth and movement of a species of concern.
Dr. Paul Chittaro, Riverine Survival Program, Fish Ecology Division, Northwest Fisheries Science Center

February 23, 2012

Canaries in a Cold Place - Using Marine Mammals as Sentinels of Marine Ecosystem Contamination
Dr. Brendan Hickie, Acting Principal and Associate Dean of Trent University of Oshawa Thornton Road Campus, Trent University, Oshawa Campus

February 16, 2012

Experimental approaches to characterize and determine the basis for phenotypic variation among lake trout morphotypes
Dr. Rick Goetz, Resource Enhancement and Utilization Technologies Division, Northwest Fisheries Science Center

February 09, 2012

Dredged Material Management Program (DMMP) Overview
Dr. David Kendall, Dredged Material Management Office, Seattle District Corps of Engineers

February 02, 2012

Disease Impacts of Public Hatcheries and Private Aquaculture on Populations of Wild Fish
Dr. James Winton, Fish Health Section, USGS Western Fisheries Research Center

January 26, 2012
January 19, 2012

Forensic Science at the Northwest Fisheries Science Center
Dr. Piper Schwenke, Genetics and Evolution Program, Conservation Biology Division, Northwest Fisheries Science Center

January 12, 2012

From Founding Fish to Invasive Species: Contrasting Views of American Shad in Their Native and Introduced Range
Dr. Daniel Hasselman, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington

December 15, 2011

An Ecologist's Perspective on the Progress of Ecosystem-Based Management by the Fishery Management Councils
Dr. Selina Heppell, Associate Professor, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University

December 08, 2011

NMFS's Role in Bycatch Reduction
Mr. Lee Benaka, National Coordinator, Bycatch Reduction Engineering Program, NMFS Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service

December 01, 2011

Abundance, Survival, and Life History of Salmonid Populations in Western Washington
Dr. Mara Zimmerman, Research Scientist, Wild Salmonid Production Evaluation Unit, Fish Science Division, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

November 17, 2011

Trends in Status of Global Marine Fisheries
Dr. Trevor Branch, Assistant Professor, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington

November 10, 2011

New Directions in Fisheries Acoustics: Perspectives from New Zealand
Dr. Stéphane Gauthier, Acoustic Research Scientist, Applied Technology Section Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Pacific Region

November 03, 2011

Lessons for Fisheries Management from Laboratory Experiments
Dr. Chris Anderson, Associate Professor, Department of Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, University of Rhode Island/School of Aquatic and Fisheries Science, University of Washington

October 27, 2011

Alternative Foraging Strategies and Social Dominance among Brown Bears at McNeil Falls, Alaska: Why do Some Bears Catch More Fish than Others?
Dr. Jim Helfield, Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences, Huxley College of the Environment, Western Washington University

October 20, 2011

Are Fish Swimbladders Modified Lungs?
Dr. Amy McCune, Professor and Chair, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University

October 13, 2011

Fisheries Science and Management of U.S. West Coast Groundfishes in Resource-Limited Situations
Dr. Jason Cope, Research Fishery Biologist, Groundfish Analysis Program, Fishery Resource Analysis and Monitoring Division, NWFSC

October 06, 2011

Elwha River Dam Removal: Past, Present, and Future
Ms. Sarah Morley, Research Ecologist, Watershed Program, Fish Ecology Division, NWFSC

June 02, 2011

Science and Stewardship: Inspiring public engagement in aquatic monitoring, research, and management
Dr. Jo Latimore, Faculty researcher and outreach specialist, Dept. Fisheries and Wildlife, Michigan State University

May 26, 2011

How do human pressures influence the European Fish Fauna?
Rafaela Shinegger, Visiting researcher; Doctoral candidate, Dept. Water Atmosphere and Environment, Institute of Hydrobiology and Aquatic Ecosystem

May 19, 2011
May 12, 2011

Pacific salmon in natal Alaska and introduced Great Lakes ecosystems:  The good,  the bad, and the ugly
Dr. Gary Lamberti, Professor, Dept. Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame

May 05, 2011

Production losses in Baltic Atlantic salmon stocks -- causes and potential mitigation measures
Dr. Kjell Leanardsson, Researcher, Dept. of Wildlife, Fish and the Environment, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

April 28, 2011

The LANPREF project -- identifying the landscape-pressure-fish cascade
Clemens Trautwein, Visiting researcher/Doctoral candidate, Dept. of Water Atmosphere and Environment, Institute of Hydrobiology and Aquatic Ecosystem

April 21, 2011
April 14, 2011
April 07, 2011

Science-based fishery management or how research drives management in Ohio's waters
Dr. Roy Stein, Professor Emeritus, Aquatic Ecology Lab, Department of Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology, The Ohio State University

March 31, 2011

Retrospective analysis of a century of fishing and oceanographic variability on seabird diets in the California Current System
Dr. Steven R. Beissinger, Professor, Environmental Science, Policy & Management, University of California, Berkeley

March 10, 2011

Spatial scales of population structure and local adaptation in the sea
Dr. Paul Bentzen, Department of Biology, Life Science Center, Dalhousie University

March 03, 2011

Thiamine deficiency in Great Lakes salmonines: Causes and consequences
Dr. Donald Tillitt, Columbia Environmental Research Center, U.S. Geological Survey, Department of Interior

February 24, 2011

Deepwater Horizon oil disaster: Seafood safety response
Dr. John Stein, Office of the Science Director, Northwest Fisheries Science Center

February 17, 2011

Microarray analysis in environmental monitoring
Dr. Nancy Denslow, Department of Physiological Sciences, University of Florida

February 10, 2011

The influence of a viral hyperparasite on withering syndrome, a rickettsial disease of abalone
Dr. Carolyn Friedman, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington

February 03, 2011

Predation by bears on salmon: ecology, behavior and evolution
Dr. Tom Quinn, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington

January 27, 2011

Sea lamprey in Lake Superior: Responses to increased host abundance and climate change.
Dr. Jim Kitchell, Center for Limnology, University of Wisconsin

January 20, 2011

Sushi and satellites: Tracking bluefin tuna & sharks with electronic tags
Dr. Barbara Block, Department of Biology, Stanford University

January 13, 2011

Deciphering oil spill impacts in a complex urbanized estuary: the 2007 Cosco Busan spill and herring spawning habitats in San Francisco Bay
Dr. John Incardona, Environmental Conservation Division, Ecotoxicology Program, Northwest Fisheries Science Center

January 06, 2011

The trophic fingerprint of marine fisheries
Dr. Trevor Branch, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington

December 21, 2010
Tuesday
December 09, 2010

Corals and Coral Reefs  New Perspectives
Dr. Gary Williams, Invertebrate Zoology and Geology, California Academy of Sciences

December 02, 2010

Comparative genomics of marine microbes: biodiversity in the exotic and common-place
Dr. Ginger Armbrust, School of Oceanography, University of Washington

November 04, 2010

Using next generation sequencing to generate whole mitochondrial genomes for population genetics and phylogeography of cetaceans
Dr. Phillip Morin, Protected Resources Division, Southwest Fisheries Science Center

October 21, 2010

Natural selection and the genetics of adaptation in threespine stickleback
Dr. Dolph Schluter, Zoology, University of British Columbia

October 14, 2010
October 07, 2010
September 30, 2010

Widespread Adaptive Mutations in Bacterial Genomes
Dr. Sujay Chattopadhyay, Microbiology, University of Washington

May 27, 2010

The Value of Stream Temperature Forecasts: An Application to Salmonid Management in the Pacific Northwest
Dr. Richard Adams, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Oregon State University

May 20, 2010

Indirect effects of fishing on predators and their prey
Dr Chris Stallings, Coastal Marine Lab, Florida State University

May 13, 2010
April 29, 2010
April 22, 2010

Environmental Pathogens in Ocean and Reservoirs
Dr. Erin Lipp, College of Public Health, Environmental Health Science, University of Georgia

April 15, 2010

Demography and Genetic Structure of a Recovering Grizzly Bear Population
Katherine Kendall, Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center, USGS

April 08, 2010

Cardiovascular Risks and Benefits of Fish Consumption-Qualitative and Quantitative Risk-Benefit Assessment
Dr Dariush Mozaffarian, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health

April 01, 2010

Open it and they will come: examples of salmon colonization from the Pacific Rim
Dr George Pess, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries

March 04, 2010
February 25, 2010

Acoustic monitoring of fish stocks: present, future, and potential methods
Dr. Kenneth G. Foote, Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute

February 18, 2010

Reducing seabird bycatch in Alaska longline fisheries, from GLMs and GAMs to management and policy
Dr. Loveday L. Conquest, School of Aquatic & Fishery Sciences, Quantitative Ecology & Resource Management, University of Washington

February 11, 2010

Sea Turtle Bycatch in NW Atlantic Waters: The Truth Behind the Magic Number
Kimberly T. Murray, Resource Evaluation and Assessment Division, Protected Species Branch, Northeast Fisheries Science Center

February 04, 2010

Research Vessel Calibration: The Past, Present and Future of 636 Paired Tows
Dr. Wendy L. Gabriel, Fisheries and Ecosystems Monitoring and Analysis Division, Northeast Fisheries Science Center

January 28, 2010

Ecological consequences of patchiness in the coastal ocean
Dr. Kelly J. Benoit-Bird, Department of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University

January 21, 2010

Harmful Algal Blooms and Possible Effects on Fraser River Sockeye Salmon
Dr. Jack Rensel, Rensel Associates Aquatic Sciences

January 14, 2010

Complex Habitat Questions - Little or No Data, What are We Doing in BC? Suggestions Welcome!
James Boutillier, Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Science, Pacific Biological Station

December 10, 2009

Function-valued traits, phenotypic plasticity, and fisheries
Dr. Richard Gomulkiewicz, Department of Mathematics and Biological Science, Washington State University

December 03, 2009

Rapid Evolution Following Invasions into Novel Environments
Dr. Carol Lee, Center of Rapid Evolution (CORE), University of Wisconsin, Madison

November 19, 2009

Phenotypic Plasticity and its Relevance to the Ecology, Evolution and Persistence of Fishes
Dr. Jeff Hutchings, Department of Biology, Dalhousie University

November 12, 2009

Remote Climate Forcing of Regime Shifts in Northwest Atlantic Shelf Ecosystems
Dr. Charles Greene, Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, Cornell University

November 05, 2009

Structuring of cod populations: a combined ecological and population genetics study
Dr. Nils Christian Stenseth, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis (CEES), University of Oslo

October 29, 2009

Rebuilding fish stocks for dummies
Dr. George Rose, Fisheries Conservation, Memorial University of Newfoundland

October 22, 2009

Steelhead and their freshwater habitats south of the conifers
Dr. David Boughton, Southwest Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries

October 08, 2009

Unnatural selection: human-induced evolution in exploitation of wild animals
Dr. Jeff Hard, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries

June 11, 2009
June 04, 2009

New insights into the ecology of green sturgeon
Dr. Steve Lindley, NOAA Fisheries, Southwest Fisheries Science Center, Fisheries Ecology Division, Landscape Ecology Team

May 21, 2009

CANCELLED
CANCELLED: Dr. Kai Lee

May 14, 2009
May 07, 2009

War in the Plankton: Phytoplankton Insurgency Tactics Undermine Harmful Algal Blooms and their Toxins
Dr. Julia Kubanek, Georgia Institute of Technology, School of biology and School of Chemistry and Biochemistry

April 30, 2009

Planktonic growth and grazing in the Columbia River plume region: A numerical model study
Dr. Neil Banas, Applied Physics Lab, University of Washington

April 23, 2009

Neurotoxin-producing algae in natural and iron-fertilized oceanic waters
Dr. Mary Silver, Institute of Marine Sciences, University of CA, Santa Cruz

April 16, 2009

Killer Whale Tales: A Special NOAA Kids Day Monster Jam
Jeff Hogan, Environmental Science through Story-telling Program

April 02, 2009
March 12, 2009

Evolution in ocean data collection - gliders, floats, and other wild things roaming the seas
Dr. Fritz Stahr, School of Oceanography, University of Washington

March 05, 2009

Ecological and genetic mechanisms of divergence in threespine stickleback
Dr. Kerry Marchinko, Zoology Department, University of British Columbia

February 26, 2009

Why Ecosystem Management is a Human Dimensions Phenomenon
Dr. Michael Orbach, Nicholas School Marine Science and Conservation, Duke University

February 12, 2009
February 05, 2009

Habitat use and bioenergetics of Southern Resident killer whales
Dr. Dawn Noren, Conservtion Biology, NOAA - NWFSC

January 29, 2009

Changes in Northwest climate and their significance for aquatic organisms
Dr. Phil Mote, JISAO/CSES Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington

January 22, 2009

Foraging ecology of bowhead whales in West Greenland
Dr. Kristin Laidre, Polar Science Center, University of Washington

January 15, 2009

Learning from POPs: What anthropogenic chemicals might tell us about the Puget Sound ecosystem
Dr. Joel Baker, Environmental Science, University of Washington - Tacoma

January 08, 2009

What is the worst that global warming has done in the past?
Dr. Peter Ward, Department of Biology, University of Washington

December 18, 2008

Learning from Ecosystem-Based Management
Dr. Kai Lee, David and Lucile Packard Foundation

December 11, 2008

Dissolved Oxygen in Hood Canal:  Understanding Variation and Drivers of Change
Dr. Jan Newton, Department of Environmental and Information Systems, University of Washington

November 13, 2008

Seabirds and Citizens: Can Moms Model Top Predators?
Dr. Julia Parrish, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington

November 06, 2008

Toxics in the Puget Sound Food Web: Understanding the Problem in Order to Move Towards Improvement
Ms. Sandie O'Neill, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife/NOAA

October 30, 2008

Complexity, Resilience, and Uncertainty in Coupled Human-Natural Systems: Linking Observations, Models, and Scenarios
Dr. Marina Alberti, Department of Urban Design and Planning, University of Washington

October 23, 2008
October 16, 2008

Managing Puget Sound's Groundfish Resources from the Bottom Up
Mr. Wayne Palsson, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

October 09, 2008

Regional Climate Modeling and Impacts Assessment in the US Pacific Northwest
Dr. Eric Salathe, Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington

October 02, 2008

Ecosystem Based Management - It's Now Up To Us
Mr. William Ruckelshaus, Puget Sound Partnership

June 05, 2008

Chemical Cues and the Keystone Species Concept
Dr. Dick Zimmer, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles

May 29, 2008

Beyond The Five Senses: The Maps, Compasses, And Sensory Biology Of Sea Turtle Navigation.
Dr. Ken Lohmann, Department of Biology, University of North Carolina

May 22, 2008

Integrating geochemistry, bioenergetics and life history to further understand fish population dynamics
Dr. Brian Kennedy, Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, University of Idaho

May 15, 2008

Consequences and Causes of Dispersal in Plethodontid Salamanders
Dr. Windsor Lowe, Division of Biological Sciences, University of Montana

May 08, 2008

Climate Change and the Role of Jellyfish in the Northern California Current
Dr. Ric Brodeur, Newport Field Station, Northwest Fisheries Science Center

May 01, 2008

Microbial Population Structure of the World's Oceans: an underexplored rare biosphere
Dr. Mitchell Sogin, Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole) Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology (Brown University)

April 24, 2008

Monster Seminar Jam
Monster Seminar Jam - Special NOAA Kids Day Seminar

April 17, 2008

Dr. Shawn Larson, Seattle Aquarium Genetics and Endocrine Research
Dr. Shawn Larson, Seattle Aquarium Genetics and Endocrine Research

April 10, 2008

Ultraviolet radiation in bluegill nests: timing is (almost) everything
Dr. Mark Olsen, Department of Biology, Franklin and Marshall College

April 03, 2008

Understanding Population Variability in the California Current Ecosystem
Dr. George Sugihara, Scripps Institute of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego

March 20, 2008
March 13, 2008
March 06, 2008

Southern Sea Otters, Pathogens, Toxins and Persistent Organic Pollutants
Dr. David Jessup, Marine Wildlife Veterinary Care and Research Center, California Department of Fish and Game

February 28, 2008

Viral hemorrhagic septicaemia virus (VHSV): the old and the new
Dr. Kyle Garver, Pacific Biological Station, Fisheries and Oceans Canada,

February 21, 2008

The Secret Lives of Crustaceans and Cod
Dr. Win Watson, Ecology, University of New Hampshire

February 14, 2008

Running the gauntlet - predators and tourists at the Columbia River plume front
Dr and Mr Jen and Julian Zamon and Colesberry, Fish Ecology, NWFSC and Portland State University

February 07, 2008

Do you see what I see? Ontogenetic changes in the visual ecology of local marine fishes
Mr. Lyle Britt, Resource Assessment and Conservation Engineering division, AFSC

January 31, 2008

Chance & Necessity in Highly Fecund Marine Life
Dr. Dennis Hedgecock, Biological Sciences, University of Southern California

January 24, 2008

Quantifying mixing and migration in Pacific salmon: implications for conservation and management
Dr. Jessica Miller, Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University

January 10, 2008

The forsaken fjord: science, society, and biological decline in Puget Sound
Dr. Casimir Rice, Environmental Conservation, NWFSC

December 06, 2007

Giant Catfish of Mekong Delta
Dr. Zeb Hogan, Assistant Research Professor, Biology, University of Nevada, Reno

November 29, 2007

Potential for Hybridization Between an Invasive Seagrass Species and its Native Congener
Dr. Jennifer Rhode, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, The University of North Carolina at Asheville

November 22, 2007
November 15, 2007

Reproductive impairment and endocrine disruption in an estuarine fish population exposed to seasonal hypoxia
Dr. Peter Thomas, Research Assistant Professor, Marine Science Institute, Department of Marine Science and Section of Intergrative Biology , Universit

November 08, 2007

Tail Pigments in Wild Zebra Fish
Dr. David Parichy, Professor, Department of Biology, University of Washington

November 01, 2007

Clonal lines facilitate genetic analysis of complex traits in rainbow trout
Dr. Gary Thorgaard, Professor, School of Biological Sciences and Center for Reproductive Biology, Washington State University

October 25, 2007

Where in the ocean are they? Chinook and coho salmon ocean migration patterns inferred from coded wire tag recoveries
Dr. Laurie Weitkamp, Res. Biologist, Conservation Biology, NWFSC Newport Research Station

October 18, 2007

Science education and the future shortage of scientific thinkers: Local solutions to a problem that affects us all
Dr. Ashley Steel, Res. Biol., Environmental Conservation Division, Northwest Fisheries Science Center

October 11, 2007

Forces shaping the HIV proteome and a new approach to vaccine immunogen design
Dr. James L. Mullins, Virologist, Mullins Molecular Retrovirology Lan, University of Wasington

October 04, 2007

How Smart are Octopuses?
Dr. Roland Anderson, Biologist, Invertebrate Curator The Seattle Aquarium

September 27, 2007

Molecular ecology of Atlantic salmon: dissecting fitness determinants
Dr. Dany Garant, Assistant Research Professor, Biology, University of Sherbrooke

May 31, 2007

60 Years of Environmental Monitoring in the World's Largest Lake: the Paradox of Successful Monitoring Without Agencies
Presenter: Dr. Stephen L. Katz, Conservation Biology Division, Northwest Fisheries Science Center

May 24, 2007

Targeting behavior, discards, and the management of a multiple-species fishery
Presenter: Dr. Quinn Weninger, Economics, Iowa State University

May 17, 2007

Title TBA
Presenter: Dr. David Noakes, Fisheries & Wildlife, Oregon State University

May 10, 2007

Conservation and genetics of a New Zealand icon: The living fossil tuatara, a basal reptile
Presenter: Dr. Fred Allendorf, Division of Biological Sciences, University of Montana

May 03, 2007

Using A 400 Million Year Old Biological Tool To Mitigate The Impacts Of Climate Change On Aquatic And Terrestrial Ecosystems
Presenter: Dr. Rusty Rodriguez, Western Fisheries Research Center, U.S. Geological Survey

April 26, 2007

Harmful Algal Blooms: Global Spreading or Global Synchrony?
Presenter: Dr. Ted Smayda, Graduate School of Oceanography, University of Rhode Island

April 19, 2007

Isotopic Dabbling in Oceans and Other Wet Places
Presenter: Dr. Keith Hobson, Prairie & Northern Wildlife Research Center, Canadian Wildlife Service

April 12, 2007

Title TBA
Presenter: Dr. Kenneth Frank, Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Department of Fisheries and Oceans

April 05, 2007
March 29, 2007

Dammed Fish: Science for Recovery Planning in the Interior Columbia Basin
Presenter: Dr. Michelle McClure, Conservation Biol Division, Northwest Fisheries Science Center

March 08, 2007
February 22, 2007
February 15, 2007
February 08, 2007

Smart prevention of invasive species in aquatic ecosystems
Dr. Julian D. Olden, University of Washington

January 11, 2007

CANCELED: Monster Seminar JAM
Dr. Stephen L. Katz, Northwest Fisheries Science Center

January 04, 2007

Something About Lampreys: Conservation of an Oft Maligned Fish
Dr. Mary Moser, Northwest Fisheries Science Center

November 30, 2006

Thirty Years of Trying to Understand the Strait of Georgia
Dr. Dick Beamish, Pacific Biological Station, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

November 15, 2006
Wednesday

Global Climate, Oceans, and Health: Environmental Factors Influencing Infectious Disease and the Cholera Paradigm
Dr. Rita Colwell, University of Maryland at College Park & Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health

November 09, 2006

DNA Microarrays and their Application to the Toxicology of the Harmful Algal Bloom Toxin Azaspiracid
Dr. Mike Twiner, Center for Coastal Environmental Health and Biomolecular Research at Charleston (CCEHBR), NOAA/NOS/NCCOS

November 02, 2006

Southern California's Urban Watersheds: Baselines, Impacts, and Solutions
Dr. Eric Stein, Watershed Department, Southern California Coastal Water Research Project

October 26, 2006

Emerging Riparian Perspectives and Challenges in the Pacific Coastal Ecoregion
Dr. Robert Naiman, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington

October 12, 2006
October 05, 2006

Acid Rain: An Unfinished Environmental Problem
Dr. Gene E. Likens, Institute of Ecosystem Studies

June 08, 2006

The Logical Incoherence of Modern Statistical Practice
Dr. Stuart Hurlbert, Department of Biology, San Diego State University

June 01, 2006

Is Density-dependence an Evolvable Property? Deriving a Testable Hypothesis and Reporting on Results in Hand
Dr. Joseph Travis, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University

May 25, 2006

Global Climate Change and Drought in the West
Dr. Kevin E. Trenberth, Climate and Global Dynamics Division, National Center for Atmospheric Research

May 18, 2006

Conservation Genetics: Examples from Salmon, Wolves, and Topminnows
Dr. Phil Hedrick, School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University

May 11, 2006

Contrasting Effects of Anthropogenic vs. Natural Disturbances on the Flow of Resources Between Streams and Riparian Zones
Dr. Colden V. Baxter, Stream Ecology Center and Department of Biological Sciences, Idaho State University

May 04, 2006

Effects of an Alien Bivalve on the Hudson River Ecosystem
Dr. Dave L. Strayer, Institute of Ecosystem Studies

April 27, 2006

Putting it All Together: Building an Ecosystem-based Management Framework
Dr. Jacquelynne R. King, Pacific Biological Station, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

April 20, 2006

CANCELLED
CANCELLED

April 13, 2006

Riparian Vegetation Dynamics in Space and Time: Can We Distinguish Natural and Anthropogenic Sources of Variability Over Broader Scales? NOTE: Location change
Dr. Sarah E. Gergel, Department of Forest Sciences and Centre for Applied Conservation Research, University of British Columbia.

March 30, 2006

Multiple Responses of Rainbow Trout to Wildfire and Human Influences
Dr. Jason B. Dunham, USGS FRESC Corvallis Research Group

March 16, 2006
February 23, 2006
February 16, 2006
February 09, 2006
February 02, 2006
January 26, 2006
January 19, 2006

Conservation Reliant Species: Exceptions or the Rule?
Dr. Michael J. Scott & Dr. Dale D. Goble, University of Idaho

January 12, 2006
January 05, 2006

Mother Nature's Dangerous Dams
Dr. John J. Clague, Simon Fraser University

December 08, 2005

A Decision Support System for Analyzing Stock Status: Quantifying ''maybe''
Dr. Pete Lawson
Conservation Biology Division, Northwest Fisheries Science Center - Newport

December 01, 2005

The Orphan Tsunami of 1700
Dr. Brian Atwater
Quaternary Research Center, University of Washington

November 17, 2005

Evaluating Habitat Restoration for Pacific Salmon: Results of Case Studies and Guidance for Monitoring Design
Dr. Phil Roni
Environmental Conservation Division, Northwest Fisheries Science Center

November 10, 2005

The Contamination of Freshwater Fishes with Pesticides and Mercury
Dr. David W. Schindler
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta

November 03, 2005

The Impact of Recent Climate Variability on Hydrography, Zooplankton and Salmon in the Northern California Current
Dr. Bill Peterson
Fish Ecology Division, Northwest Fisheries Science Center - Newport

October 27, 2005

Generation of Viable Fish from Cryopreserved Primordial Germ Cells
Dr. Goro Yoshizaki
Department of Marine Biosciences, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology

October 20, 2005

Fish Based Assessment Methods and Application to River Restoration in Austria and Europe
Dr. Stefan Schmutz
Institute of Hydrobiology and Aquatic Ecosystem Management, University for Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences

October 06, 2005

Pattern Detection, Scope, and Perception in Riverine Landscapes
Dr. Christian Torgersen
USGS Forest & Rangeland Ecosystem Sci Center, Cascadia Field Station, &
College of Forest Resources, Univ of Washington

September 29, 2005

Monster Seminar JAM
Dr. Evan Gallagher, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of Washington

June 09, 2005

Turnabout is Fair Play: Evaluating 30 Years of Marine Mammal Commission Oversight
Dr. Richard L. Wallace, Environmental Studies Program, Ursinus College

June 02, 2005
May 26, 2005
May 12, 2005

Towards Understanding and Forecasting Food Web Responses to Environmental Changes in Salmon-bearing Rivers
Dr. Mary E. Power, Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley

May 05, 2005

No-take Zones as Optimal Fishery Management
Dr. James N. Sanchirico, Quality of the Environment Division, Resources for the Future

April 28, 2005

Cumulative Environmental Effects of Oil and Gas Activities on Alaska's North Slope
Dr. Gordon H. Orians, Department of Biology, University of Washington

April 21, 2005

A Bioeconomic Predator-Prey Model, with Application to Lake Victoria Fisheries
Dr. Gardner Brown, Jr., Economics, University of Washington

April 14, 2005
April 07, 2005

Recent Advances in Community Theory and Applications
Dr. Philippe (Phil) A. Rossignol, Fisheries & Wildlife, Oregon State University

March 17, 2005

Potential Prey of Killer Whales in Pudget Sound: A Pilot Study
Dr. John Horne, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington

March 10, 2005

Impacts of Anthropogenic
Dr. John Hildebrand, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego

March 03, 2005

Effect of GH Transgenesis
Dr. Robert Devlin, Aquaculture Division, Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada

February 24, 2005

Pathogenic Vibrios in Shellfish
Dr. Anita Wright, Aquatic Food Production Laboratory, University of Florida

February 17, 2005

Further Factors for
Dr. Steven Fain, National Forensics Laboratory, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

February 10, 2005

Evaluating the Effects of a
Dr. Barry Berejikian, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries

February 03, 2005

Persistent Organic Pollutants
Gina Ylitalo, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries

January 27, 2005

POST - A Permanent Continental-
Dr. David Welch, Kintama Research Corporation

January 20, 2005

Dissecting Multiple
Dr. Glen Van Der Kraak, College of Biological Science, University of Guelph

January 13, 2005

The Human Health
Dr. Lora Fleming, Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Sciences, University of Miami

January 06, 2005

Microarrays and the Salmon Genome Project
Dr. Ben Koop, Department of Biology, University of Victoria

December 09, 2004

Life history diversity of chinook salmon: results from an integrated monitoring program in the Skagit River
Dr. Correigh Greene, NOAA Fisheries, Northwest Fisheries Science Center

December 02, 2004

Sources of Nutrients During 4 Million Years of Soil and Ecosystem Development in the Hawaiian Islands
Dr. Peter M. Vitousek, Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University

November 18, 2004

The future of California's freshwater and anadromous fishes
Dr. Peter B. Moyle, Center for Integrated Watershed Science and Management, University of California, Davis

November 04, 2004

Using Landscape Ecology for Road Systems, Towns, and Urban Regions
Dr. Richard T. T. Forman, Landscape Architecture, Department of Landscape Architecture, Harvard University

October 28, 2004

You are where you eat: Right whale foraging ecology and its implications for distribution
Dr. Mark Baumgartner, Postdoctoral Scholar, Biology Department, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute

October 21, 2004

Anthropogenic causes of a state shift in a large river ecosystem: chinook salmon and the Snake River basin
Dr. Mark Scheuerell, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries

October 14, 2004

Food web and landscape perspectives on non-native predator introductions in lakes
Dr. Jake Vander Zanden, Assistant Professor, Center for Limnology, Department of Zoology, Univeristy of Wisconsin, Madison

October 07, 2004

Sustainability and Marine Conservation: Some Second Thoughts
Dr. Bob Francis, Professor, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington

September 30, 2004

Monster Seminar JAM
Dr. Brian Dennis, Professor, Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, and Division of Statistics, University of Idaho

June 10, 2004

Size structured populations and individual variation: models and data for marine populations
Dr. Cathy Pfister, Department of Ecology and Evolution, Univeristy of Chicago

June 03, 2004

Strategies for reducing the ecological impacts of dams: a progress report on dam removal and dam reoperation
Dr. David Hart, Patrick Center for Environmental Research, Academy of Natural Sciences

May 27, 2004

A Food Web Perspective on River Management
Dr. Tim Wooton, Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Chicago

May 20, 2004
May 13, 2004

From photos to feces: studying dolphin population structure
Dr. Kim Parsons, Conservation Biology Division, NOAA Fisheries

May 06, 2004

Seasonal dynamics in coastal fish abundance - hydroacoustic studies in a coastal bay in the Baltic Sea
Dr. Sture O. Hansson, Department of Systems Ecology & Center for Limnology, Stockholm University & University of Wisconsin - Michigan

April 29, 2004

Tracking salmon-derived nutrients and contaminants in modern food webs and lake sediments
Dr. Irene Gregory-Eaves, Department of Biology, University of Ottawa

April 15, 2004

How valuable is a patchy resource?
Dr. Danny Grunbaum, School of Oceanography, University of Washington

April 08, 2004

Foraging theory, habitat selection and the ecology of a guild of benthic estuarine fishes
Dr. Karl Polivka, Pacific Northwest Research Station, U.S. Forest Service

April 01, 2004
March 18, 2004

What do seabirds do when they're away from land?
Dr. Robert E. Ricklefs, Department of Biology, University of Missouri-St. Louis

March 11, 2004

It's a Big Sea After All: Speciation and Population Isolation at Modest Spatial Scales
Dr. Michael Hellberg, Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University

March 04, 2004

Bridging the Gap Between Biology and Physics: Insights from Video Plankton Recorder Studies
Dr. Carin Ashjian, Department of Biology, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

February 26, 2004

Avian Predation on Juvenile Salmonids in the Lower Columbia River: Should Caspian Terns Join the Four H's?
Dr. Daniel Roby, USGS-Oregon Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit/ Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University

February 19, 2004

Why Experimental Ecology Matters for Conservation Biology
Dr. Mark Bertness, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Brown University

February 12, 2004

Nutrient Controls over Terrestrial Carbon Storage
Dr. Alan Townsend, Institute of Arctic & Alpine Research, University of Colorado

February 05, 2004

From physiology to ecosystem function: Three ways to measure impacts of exotic New Zealand mud snails in rivers
Dr. Robert O. Hall, Jr., Department of Zoology and Physiology, University of Wyoming

January 22, 2004

Effects of plant diversity on riparian ecosystem functioning
Dr. David Hooper, Department of Biology at Western Washington University

January 15, 2004

Implications of ecosystem restoration and novel disease for conservation of abalones in California
Dr. Glenn Van Blaricom, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington

January 08, 2004

Genomic approaches to studying speciation in Lake Malawi cichlids
Dr. Thomas Kocher, Dept. of Zoology & Program in Genetics/ Hubbard Ctr. for Genome Studies, U of New Hampshire

December 11, 2003

Genetic Analysis of Reproductive Isolation in Sticklebacks
Dr. Katie L. Peichel, Human Biology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

November 20, 2003

Biological Recovery of Lakes from Acidification: Local and Regional
Dr. Shelley E. Arnott, Dept. of Biology, Queen's University.

November 06, 2003

Ecological and Evolutionary Consequences of Coastal Invasions
Dr. Ted D. Grosholz, Dept. of Environmental Science and Policy, U of California, Davis.

October 30, 2003

Using Science to Inform Decisions Under the Endangered Species
Dr. Mary H. Ruckelshaus, Conservation Biology Division, Northwest Fisheries Science Center.

October 23, 2003
October 16, 2003

Managing to the Margins: Shifting Baselines and Other 'Catchy' Phrases
Dr. Andy A. Rosenberg, College of Life Sciences and Agriculture, U of New Hamshire.

October 09, 2003

Populational and community consequences of possessing pelagic larvae: musings from a coral reef lagoon
Dr. Peter F. Sale, Dept. of Biolocial Sciences, University of Windsor.

October 02, 2003

Tales from the foraging arena: recent developments in ecosystem modeling using Ecopath/Ecosim
Dr. Carl J. Walters, Fisheries Science Centre, University of British Columbia.

September 25, 2003
September 08, 2003
Monday

Is Invasion Biology Just Racism and Xenophobia Masquerading as Science?
Dr. Daniel Simberloff, Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee.

June 12, 2003
June 05, 2003

From the Forest to the Sea (and Back Again): Salmon and Nutrients in the Oregon Coast Range
Jana Compton, National Health & Environmental Effects Laboratory, U.S. EPA, Corvallis

May 27, 2003
Tuesday

Moving Toward Ecological Sustainability in Water Management
Brian D. Richter, Director, Freshwater Initiative, The Nature Conservancy

May 22, 2003

CANCELLED - Monster Seminar JAM
Alan Townsend, Dept. of Environmental, Population and Organismic Biology, University of Colorado

May 15, 2003

The (Promise and) Limits of Ecosystem Based Management
Tim Essington, Marine Sciences Research Center, Stony Brook University

May 08, 2003
May 01, 2003

Dammed and Undammed: Construction and Removal of Dams in Wisconsin
Emily Stanley, Center for Limnology, University of Wisconsin, Madison

April 18, 2003
Friday
April 10, 2003

Modification of Species Invasions by Other Anthropogenic Changes
Jennifer Ruesink, Department of Biology, University of Washington

April 03, 2003

Foraging Costs of Marine Predators: Interspecific Contests in Dolphins and Lunging Behavior in Whales
Alejandro Acevedo-Gutierrez, Department of Biology, Western Washington University

March 13, 2003

CANCELLED. The Mauthner-initiated Fast-start in Teleost Fishes
Robert Eaton, Dept. of Environmental, Population & Organismic Biol., Univ. of Colorado, Boulder

March 06, 2003
February 27, 2003

Land Use and Instream Habitat: An Assessment of Their Relative Importance in Midwestern Streams
David Allan, School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Michigan

February 20, 2003

Relating Ecosystem Processes to Hierarchical Landscape Structure
Jiquan Chen, Landscape Ecol. & Ecosystem Sci., Earth Ecological & Environmental Sci., Univ. of Toled

February 13, 2003

The 1000 Year Fall of Salmon
Dave Montgomery, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, University of Washington

January 30, 2003

Public Participation and Watershed Planning: Defining
Seth Tuler, Social and Environmental Research Institute, Clark University

January 23, 2003

Chemical Habitat, Fish Health, and Conservation Medicine
Nat Scholz, Environmental Conservation Division, Northwest Fisheries Science Center

January 16, 2003

An Integrative Approach Toward Understanding the Interactions Between Growth and Reproduction in Salmon
Penny Swanson, Conservation Biology Division, Northwest Fisheries Science Center

January 09, 2003

Addressing Hydrologic Changes in Urbanizing Watersheds - Are We Inept, Misguided, or Actually Making Progress
Derek Booth, Center for Water and Watershed Studies, University of Washington

December 12, 2002

Ecological and genetic consequences of the escape of farm salmon in the North Atlantic
Ian A. Fleming, Hatfield Marine Science Center, Newport Oregon, Oregon State University .

December 05, 2002

Climate change and variability; observed and potential affects on inland waters
John J. Magnuson, Center for Limnology, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

November 18, 2002
Monday

Selection on the immune system: Adaptation in estuarine fish populations to severe environmental stress
C. Sarah Cohen, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University.

November 14, 2002

Can science influence policy? A case study from California's Channel Islands
Satie Airame, Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and PISCO.

November 07, 2002

Calculation of release numbers for reintroduction programs: accounting for changes due to captivity
Emily Silverman, School of Natural Resources & Environment, University of Michigan

October 24, 2002
October 17, 2002

The Biggest Bang for the Buck Redux
Mark Plummer, NOAA Fisheries, NWFSC

October 10, 2002

Tale of two drainages and H's of importance: The Grande Ronde and the John Day Basins
Hiram Li, Oregon Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, USGS-BRD.

September 26, 2002

Shifting Baselines: will it fly in Hollywood?
Randy Olson, University of Southern California.

June 07, 2002
Friday

Why small herbivores eat toxic plants
Dr. Mark Hay, Department of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology.

May 31, 2002
Friday

The emerging area of rainforest canopy research
Dr. Nalini Nadkarni, The Evergreen State College.

May 24, 2002
Friday

Variation, selection and evolution of function
Dr. Joel Kingsolver, Department of Biology, University of North Carolina.

May 16, 2002

Population genetic structure and hybridization in quillback and copper rockfish
Dr. Peter Wimberger, Department of Biology, University of Puget Sound.

May 10, 2002
Friday

Life history analysis for conservation and recovery planning
Dr. Selina Heppell, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University.

May 01, 2002
Wednesday

Monster Seminar JAM - Marine Reserves: Persistence, Yield and Uncertainty
Dr. Helen Regan, National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis.

April 25, 2002

Methods for making decisions under uncertainty: applications for conservation
Dr. Helen Regan, National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis.

April 19, 2002
Friday

Behind the lens: a different view of spawning salmon
Manu Esteve, Department of Fisheries and Oceanography, University of Washington.

April 11, 2002

Visual foraging models: Linking individual behavior to structure and function of pelagic piscivore-p
Dr. David Beauchamp, Department of Fisheries and Oceanography, University of Washington.

April 04, 2002

Gender Benders: Endocrine disruption in fish in UK freshwaters -- The phenomenon and its consequence
Dr. Charles Tyler, The Hatherly Laboratories, University of Exeter.

March 28, 2002

Biotic and abiotic factors that structure phylogeographic patterns in marine fish species
Dr. Giacomo Bernardi, Dept of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, U of California, Santa Cruz.

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