Key Dates:

Call for Papers
Summer 2008

Abstract Submittal Deadline
3 October 2008

Authors Notified,
Student Travel Grant Recipients Notified
December 2008 

Schedule Posted
January 2009

25-30 January 2009

Poster Sessions

Posters will be presented Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday during evening receptions in the Rhodes, Muse and Méditerranée rooms planned specifically to highlight the posters.

001 ASLO Multicultural Program Student Symposium
003 Experimental approaches to assess climate change impacts on marine phytoplankton
004 Medium and long-term recovery of marine and estuarine systems – a guide to providing useful information in new scenarios to restore ecological integri
005 Macroscopic organic aggregates as regulatory factors of ecosystem export capacity
006 Novel uses of remotely sensed ocean color to study the upper ocean’s biogeochemistry
007 Homage to David Cushing: Applications of satellite remote sensing in fisheries oceanography and the ecosystem approach to fisheries
008 Stable Isotopes in Aquatic Sciences - Part II: Carbon and Nitrogen Stable Isotope Tracer Studies in Aquatic
009 Progress in the application of short-lived radionuclides as tracers of particle cycling and export in the ocean
010 Macrophyte-Centered Biotic Interactions in Aquatic Habitats
011 Missing, Rare and Wrongfully Regarded Microbial Diversity in Aquatic Systems
012 Stable isotopes in aquatic sciences: Part I: Natural abundance stable isotopes studies in aquatic biogeochemistry.
013 Response of oligotrophic marine environments to chemical atmospheric forcing.
014 Effects of small-scale fluid motion on planktonic organism
015 Biogeochemical processes in the Mediterranean Sea
016 Aquatic biogeochemistry as only skin deep: Trace element exchange, meta-stable speciation and reactions at
017 The dark ocean: changing paradigms in a changing ocean
018 Alpine aquatic ecosystems: are they still nice waters?
019 Use of molecular tools and metagenomics to assess biogeochemical processes
020 Microbial biogeography - the cross-road between microbial and general ecology
021 Organic matter export in the ocean, now and in the future
022 The biology, chemistry and ecology dimethyl sulphide and related compounds
023 A cruise through aquatic viral ecology
024 Toward general laws of marine ecosystem functioning
025 Ecological stoichiometry in a changing world – implications for aquatic community and ecosystem ecology
026 Element cycling, primary productivity, carbon export and sequestration, and ecosystem functioning in the Mediterranean Sea: Current syntheses and re-e
028 Coral reefs and coral communities in a changing environment
029 Relationships among plankton community structure, ecosystem function and biogeochemical fluxes in the upper ocean
031 Groundwater and surface water quality: effects of anthropogenic activities and climate change
032 From molecules to organisms: Chemoautotrophic pathways and mechanisms of energy transfer  in extreme marine environments
033 Gross and Net Primary Production: Closing the Gap between Concepts and Measurements
035 From seasons to days: how fast do the composition and function of aquatic microbial communities change?
036 Strategies of Survival vs. Habitat Selection in Extreme Environments
037 Ocean-Reef Coupling: Interactions between shallow coastal ecosystems and open waters
039 Determining the structuring effects of the environment on microbial community composition: approaches and
040 From small-scale turbulence to large-scale patterns: biological – physical coupling at different scales
042 Predator-prey interactions - linking mechanism to community dynamics
043 Links and levels in end-to-end pelagic food webs
044 Temporal and spatial patterns in planktonic microbial community structure
045 Thresholds and Regime Shifts in Aquatic Ecosystems
046 Dynamics and Functions of Seagrass Ecosystems
047 Biogeochemistry and physical dynamics of coastal upwelling regions
048 Chemical mediation in aquatic microbial interactions
051 Free Choice Learning: Where Science, Education, and Careers Meet
052 Observing and Modeling the Size Structure of Plankton Communities
053 Sediment biogeochemistry: advances in measurement and modeling
054 Impacts of Climate Warming on Polar Marine and  Freshwater Ecosystems
056 Microbiology and biogeochemistry in oxygen-deficient water columns
057 Eutrophication, reference conditions and nutrient criteria in aquatic ecosystems
058 Climate change and the plankton spring bloom in freshwater and marine ecosystems
059 Disturbance and Hyporheic Communities
062 When Rivers Run Dry: Implications for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Processes
064 Signals of Change in the Mediterranean and Black Seas: Multi-Lateral Initiatives
065 Climate change effects on Mediterranean coastal ecosystems
066 LOICZ: Land-Ocean Interactions in the Coastal Zone
067 Microbial functions in aquatic ecosystems
068 Nutrient budgets and nutrient accounting for coastal waters
069 Physical-biological interactions and the variability in coastal planktonic ecosystem dynamics
070 Nutrient transformation in river systems
072 Ecology and Diversity of Aquatic Protists: Advances and Methodologies
073 Relationships between Structure and Function in Shallow Water Habitats
077 Linking Microbial Communities to Geochemical Cycling
078 Probing the nutrient physiology of phytoplankton: from molecular mechanisms to ecosystem impacts
079 Environmental Factors and Mechanisms Leading to Coral Bleaching
081 Biological transformations of trace metals
082 Trait-based approaches to plankton ecology
083 Cellular mechanisms of phytoplankton stress, defense, and mortality
084 Molecular and Genome-Enabled Ecology of Eukaryotic Phytoplankton
085 Increased supply of external organic carbon: effects on food web structure and efficiency of carbon transfer
089 Response of microbial communities to changing phosphorus availability in freshwaters and ocean acting at time scales from minutes to decades
091 New Approaches to the Study of Gelatinous Zooplankton
092 Harmful Jelly Blooms (HJBs) - what are we doing to understand and mitigate these?
093 Implications of Gelatinous Zooplankton Blooms on Food-web dynamics and Nutrient Cycling
094 Current and Future Impacts of Climate Change on the Lakes of the World
097 Chemical speciation of metals in waters and its dynamics
098 Aquatic microbial food webs from molecules to biogeochemical cycles: A Symposium to Honor the Career of Dr. Fereidoun Rassoulzadegan
099 IPY-GEOTRACES : Trace Elements and Isotopes in Polar Oceans
100 Eutrophication and Water Management - International Comparisons of Water Quality Challenges and Policy
101 Aquatic Biodiversity and Ecosystem Function
102 Uses of Marine Resources for Biofuel Production or Climate Mitigation
105 The Role of Continental Water in the Carbon Balance at Regional, Ocean Basin, and Global Scales
107 Natural lake ecosystem variability and anthropogenic change as assessed from lacustrine sediment records
GS03 Biological Oceanography and Limnology
GS05 Watersheds, Lakes, Rivers, Estuaries
GS06 Nearshore and Coastal Regions
GS07 Climate Change, Global Environmental Change
GS08 Aquatic Ecosystems: Processes, Assessment, and Management
GS10 Operations, Techniques, Methods