Venue: Holmen Fjordhotell, Oslo Dates: 21-23 November 2022 Theme: Use or protection – Land use at seaThis year, the annual meeting in the Norwegian Association of Marine Scientists (NHF) will… Read more »
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We start with the annual meeting Monday evening with a popular science lecture before dinner. On Tuesday and Wednesday, we continue with an exciting scientific program with invited plenaries and discussions, presentations and posters. In addition, there will be joint meals, breaks and social gatherings. The meeting ends on Wednesday 23 November at 15:30. The detailed program will be updated on the websites and should be ready in early November.
The deadline to register for the Annual Meeting of the NHF (Havforskermøtet) 2021 was on 15th October.
This year we will meet in person at Solstrand Hotel & Bad outside Bergen, Monday 22nd – Wednesday 24th November. The theme is New methods to meet future challenges. We focus on new technology and methods for measurement and observation of the ocean.
The programme which will include the annual meeting, invited talks and discussion, oral presentations and posters, breaks and social activities begins at 17:00 Monday 22nd November and ends at 15:00 on Wednesday 24th. The programme will be updated on our web page and will be finalized by early November.
Upload your oral presentation in this form: https://skjemaker.app.uib.no/view.php?id=11663182 – select your presentation and upload your file, one day in advance. Make sure the presentation fits the 12 minutes time slot and allow time for questions (3 min).
Posters must be in the A1 or A0 format. We have no print service, so bring the printed poster.
How to get there: Use the Skyss web page or app to find the best route to Osøyro, Bjørnafjorden. From the airport: Take the tram to Nestun, change to bus 600 to Osøyro. From Bergen bus station, bus number 600 leaves every 10 or 15 minutes to Osøyro. From the bus station in Osøyro, there is a nice 1,5 km walk along the sea to the hotel, passing by Steinneset and Solstrandsfjøra.
Annual meeting Norsk havforskerforening. (In Norwegian) Opening discussion: Models or data – how do we best see the ocean? Morten D. Skogen (HI): Are models better than observations? Tom Langbehn (UiB): Models and observations combined Moderator: Anders F Opdal, UiB
Observation technology in modern ocean science. What is state of the art in ocean observation technology? What news do technology bring to the table about organisms in the ocean? Tonje Sørdalen (Universitetet i Agder): Monitoring coastal fishes with computer vision Nils Olav Handegard (HI): Observing fish and plankton with acoustics Kasper Hancke – (NIVA): Mapping coastal habitats with drones SeaBee Keno Ferter (HI): Tagging bluefin tuna Moderator: Natalya Gallo, UiB
Presentations 11:05 Knut Wiik Vollset: Tracking sea trout, cod, wrasse, salmon and sharks around Bergen 11:20 Terje Thorsnes: Mareano på store dyp i Norskehavet 11:35 Yalei Li: Quantifying blue carbon beach deposits using high-resolution UAV imagery 11:50 Hartvig Christie: Benthic mesocosms, a tool to understand complex ecological processes in the coastal zone 12:05 Sünnje L. Basedow: The use of optics and acoustics on gliders and satellites to understand the Lofoten-Vesterålen Marine Ecosystem 12:20 Emilie Hernes Vereide: Impacts of airgun blasts used in seismic surveys on mortality and growth in the copepod Acartia tonsa 12:35 Jonas Thormar: Marine basemaps in the coastal zone – the Fjøløy pilot study of remote sensing-methods for shallow coastal habitat mapping 12:50 Trygve Olav Fossum: Autonom optisk kartlegging av havbunn – Erfaringer fra kartlegging sjav Store Lungegårdsvann
Presentations 14:05 Anders Frugård Opdal: Behavioural plasticity offset thermal drivers of spawning phenology in cod 14:20 Geir Ottersen: Hva spiser torsken – modellstudier på torskens diett og næringsnettet i Barentshavet 14:35 Marta Moyano: The role of food limitation and increased temperature in the recent recruitment failure of North Sea herring 14:50 Maria Grigoratou: Hot and hungry: a trait-based theoretical approach to the direct and indirect effects of heatwaves on plankton communities. 15:05 Josefin Titelman: Parasite disease in coastal zooplankton.
Poster session The HypOnFjordFish project – effects of oxygen loss on fish in West Norwegian fjords. Anne Gro Vea Salvanes. Temperature tolerance and distribution of the invasive non-indigenous red algae Agarophyton vermiculophyllum in seagrass meadows in Norway. Ingvild Sundal Joys. ScandiFish: A metabarcoding reference database for Scandinavian fish based on MiFish primers. Eivind Stensrud. eDNA as a monitoring tool for the invasive Neogobius melanostomus. Lars Martin Myhre. Deep-sea community responses to deoxygenation and reoxygenation in a western Norwegian fjord. Natalya D. Gallo. A potential laboratory approach to expose animals to pressure drops that occur around a seismic airgun. Karen de Jong. Correlation between underwater light attenuation and dissolved oxygen. Martine Røysted Solås. Validation of a species-specific eDNA-based test system for detecting non-indigenous American lobster Homarus americanus. Maud Ødegaard Sundt
Genetic methods. What is state-of-the-art in population genetics, genome sequencing, eDNA and metabarcoding? Can we expect a revolution? Torild Johansen (HI) Can we separate populations with genetics? Sissel Jentoft (UiO). Uncovering ecology and evolution of marine fishes using genome sequencing Kim Præbel (UiT) What can eDNA and meta-barkoding tell us? Moderator: Lise Øvreås, UiB
Presentations 11:05 Anders Goksøyr: dCOD 1.0: decoding Ocean Health through a systems toxicology approach 11:20 Gaute W. Seljestad: A cleaner break: Genetic divergence between geographic groups and sympatric phenotypes revealed in ballan wrasse (Labrus bergylta) 11:35 Knut Sivertsen: Populasjonsdynamikk og livshistorie hos kråkeboller Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis i tareskog og nedbeitede områder langs norskekysten og Svalbard 11:50 Kristina Øie Kvile: The unknown copepod link between kelp forests, the pelagic ecosystem and deep-sea carbon sequestration 12:05 Miriam Brandt: Metabarcode data for marine biomonitoring – bridging the gap between science and management 12:20 Andreas Altenburger: Limits to the cellular control of sequestered cryptophyte prey in the marine ciliate Mesodinium rubrum 12:35 Erwann Legrand: Effect of sea lice chemotherapeutant hydrogen peroxide on the photosynthetic characteristics and bleaching of the coralline alga Lithothamnion soriferum
Presentations 14:05 Anna Nikolopoulos: Hydrography and circulation in northern Norwegian fjords 14:20 Haakon Hop: The Arctic melt-down with loss of sea ice-associated species 14:35 Setting sail for the future – Statsraad Lehmkuhl’s One Ocean Expedition Katja Enberg
We are moving the 2020 Annual Meeting of Norske Havforskeres Forening online in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. There is no participation fee, and the conference will take place October 20-21, 2020 on a digital platform to be announced. Please sign up for attendance by Tuesday September 15 through the link below.
This year’s main topic for Havforskermøtet is “Ocean and Climate”, but as always, we welcome contributions covering any marine subject. Presentations may be given orally or in the form of a digital poster, but are not required for registration.
Sign up here for the Online Annual Meeting Havforskermøtet 2020!
The NHF board has made changes to the financing over the last two years. We have reduced costs, for example, by changing our web host and payment solution. We have also been working to recruit more institutional sponsors for a more stable income stream. As of now, the following institutions and businesses provide important support:
– Institute of Marine Research
– Faculty of Biosciences, Fisheries and Economics at UiT – The Arctic University of Norway
– Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Bergen (new from 2017)
– Faculty of Biosciences and Aquaculture at Nord University (new from 2018)
– Department of Biosciences at the University of Oslo (new from 2018)
In sum, this means that the board has decided to drop the membership fee. It required a lot of work, was not paid by everyone and created extra work for members choosing to use project funding for the fee. We believe this simplification is more effective both for the board, members and their employers. Thus we hope we can deliver a good annual meeting and other activities that allow our institutional members to see the value of supporting us in the future.