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12 November 2019

Title: Environmental DNA – Plasmid DNA as optimal positive controls
Presenter(s): John Wood, Pisces Molecular LLC
Date & Time: 12 November 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm ET
Location: Webinar
Description:

OneNOAA Science Seminar Series

Sponsor(s):
NOAA Technology Transfer Office and the NOAA Central Library

Presenter(s):
John Wood, Ph.D., Pisces Molecular LLC (presenting remotely)
Register for the webinar: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5863990582442113283

Abstract:
We have developed plasmid DNA based qPCR positive standards for a variety of molecular
environmental assays. Plasmid standards provide significant benefits over more typically used
genomic DNA standards: (I ) Target sequence copy numbers can be more accurately quantified.
(2) Multiple targets can be incorporated in one plasmid. (3) They are distinguishable from the
native sequence, eliminating the danger of false positives in test samples due to contamination
from the standards. (4) They can be made in nearly unlimited quantity.

Bio:
Dr. Wood has carried out molecular genetics research in a variety of areas including yeast cell division control, human disease gene mapping, recombinant hemoglobin as a blood substitute, and after founding Pisces Molecular some years ago, problems in wildlife, conservation and the environment.
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Title: Carcinogens in US drinking water: a cumulative risk analysis
Presenter(s): Sydney Evans, MPH, Science Analyst and Olga Naidenko, PhD, Vice President of Science Investigations, both with Environmental Working Group. Presenting at NOAA in Silver Spring.
Date & Time: 12 November 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm ET
Location: Via webinar (see access below), or for NOAA Silver Spring staff: SSMC4, Room 8150
Description:

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Title:
Carcinogens in US drinking water: a cumulative risk analysis

Presenter(s):
 
Sydney Evans, MPH, Science Analyst, Environmental Working Group. and
Olga Naidenko, PhD, Vice President of Science Investigations, Environmental Working Group.
Presenting at NOAA in Silver Spring.

Sponsor(s):

NOAA's National Ocean Service (NOS); coordinator is Tracy.Gill@noaa.gov
Webinar Access: Please register at:
https://noaabroadcast.adobeconnect.com/carcinogens/event/registration.html 
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Abstract:

Since the 1990s, researchers and health agencies worldwide have been calling for a shift towards aggregate and cumulative assessment of chemical contaminants from the prior framework that focused on assessing contaminants one at a time. Cumulative cancer- and non-cancer risk assessment has become a standard approach for common air quality evaluations, yet no comprehensive assessment has been published for drinking water contaminants on a national level. This approach, which indicates that over 100,000 lifetime cancer cases could be due to carcinogenic contaminants in drinking water, offers a deeper insight into national drinking water quality. Overall, national attributable risk due to tap water contaminants is approximately 4 x 10-4, which is two orders of magnitude higher than the de minimus cancer risk of one-in-a-million. The majority of this risk is due to the presence of arsenic, disinfection byproducts, and radioactive contaminants. Decreasing the levels of chemical contaminants in drinking water represents an important opportunity for protecting public health.
About the

Presenter(s):

Sydney Evans: Before joining EWG's research team in 2018, Sydney worked as an environmental health specialist at a local health department in Indiana. While there, she was awarded the Indiana Environmental Health Association's Rookie of the Year award for her work in her community. She has co-authored a number of peer-reviewed journal articles in the areas of public health and environmental health and has served as a guest lecturer for Indiana University's School of Public Health. She holds a B.A. in chemistry from the University of Virginia and an M.P.H. in environmental health from Indiana University Bloomington. Her work at EWG primarily focuses on tap water contaminants, exposure analysis, and children's health.  
Olga Naidenko: After graduating as a valedictorian from Colgate University in 1995, Olga started her Ph.D. training at the University of California at Los Angeles. Her doctoral studies focused on the molecular basis of immune defense against infectious disease and cancer. During her graduate and postdoctoral research, Olga co-authored and published over two dozen peer-reviewed papers. From 2007 to 2012, Olga served as a senior scientist at EWG, working to advance public policies to reduce Americans' exposures to toxic chemicals. At EWG, Olga conducted groundbreaking studies and testified at federal and California legislative hearings about EWG's research on electromagnetic radiation and children's health. From 2014 to 2016, Olga held a prestigious American Association for the Advancement of Science policy fellowship. As a AAAS Science & Technology Policy fellow, Olga worked at the Environmental Protection Agency Office of Water, focusing on climate change and water quality standards. In 2016, Olga returned to EWG as a Senior Science Advisor, spearheading EWG's research efforts on children's environmental health under the Jonas Initiative. 
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13 November 2019

Title: Dynamic ocean management approaches to support sustainable ocean activities
Presenter(s): Dr. Elliott Hazen & Heather Welch, NMFS/SWFSC
Date & Time: 13 November 2019
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm ET
Location: NOAA Central Library, 1315 East West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
Description:

OneNOAA Science Seminar Series
Speakers: Dr. Elliott Hazen and Heather Welch, Southwest Fisheries Science Center 
Sponsors: NMFS Ecosystem Based Management/Ecosystem Based Fishery Management Seminar Series (EBM/EBFM) and NOAA Central Library.

POC:
EBFM/EBM Environmental Science Coordinator, Peg Brady (peg.brady@noaa.gov)
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Abstract:
Heather and Elliott will discuss the latest research on implementing dynamic applications to address spatio-temporal management problems. Dynamic ocean management (DOM) is emerging as one potential solution to the challenge of spatially managing species and human activities that are dynamic in space and time. DOM strategies use real-time data on environmental conditions to inform management boundaries that can in turn rapidly adjust in response to the shifting nature of the ocean, its biodiversity, and the stakeholders that use it. This webinar introduces the field of DOM, provides the latest on the fisheries sustainability tool EcoCast, and discusses the process of building, validating, operationalizing, maintaining, and forecasting a dynamic ocean management tool. Join this webinar to learn about some of the challenges, solutions, and under-the-hood details of applied dynamic ocean management.
About the Speakers: 
Heather Welch
UCSC Project Specialist
Heather's research focuses on quantifying and planning for the spatial and temporal dynamics of large-scale marine processes. In a research position at NOAA's Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Heather modeled and projected species seasonal movements in the Mid-Atlantic. In her current position at UCSC / NOAA's Southwest Fisheries Science Center, Heather works on developing and evaluating dynamic ocean management tools to aid the sustainable usages of ocean resources.Heather received her B.A. from Whitman College in 2010 and her M.Sc. from James Cook University in 2014.
Elliott Hazen
NOAA Research Ecologist / UCSC Adjunct Researcher 
Dr. Hazen is part of NOAA's Climate and Ecosystems Group within the Environmental Research Division, applying statistical approaches to understanding ecological to ecosystem interactions. His general research interests fall in the realm of ecology and
ecological modeling with an added interest in using multiple data types to inform novel applied
management approaches. He received his Master's of Science in 2003 from the University of
Washington School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences and his Ph.D. from Duke University in 2008. 
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14 November 2019

Title: Climate Change Vulnerability of Lobster Fishing Communities in Atlantic Canada
Presenter(s): Blair Greenan and Nancy Shackell, both Research Scientists with Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Date & Time: 14 November 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm ET
Location: Via webinar or for folks NOAA Silver Spring folks, SSMC4 Room 8150
Description:

OneNOAA Science Seminar Series
Title:
Climate Change Vulnerability of Lobster Fishing Communities in Atlantic Canada

Presenter(s):

Blair Greenan, Research Scientist, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Nancy Shackell, Research Scientist, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Sponsor(s):

NOAA's National Ocean Service Science Seminar; coordinator is Tracy.Gill@noaa.gov
Webinar Access:
Please register at https://noaabroadcast.adobeconnect.com/lobster/event/registration.html 
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Abstract:

Climate change impacts on fisheries will undoubtedly have socio-economic impacts on coastal communities and the seafood market. However, it is a challenge to integrate climate change information in a form that can be used efficiently by adaptation planners, policy makers and fishery managers. In this study, we frame a climate change impact assessment using a geographical perspective based on the management units of the dominant fishery, in this case, American lobster in Nova Scotia, Canada. The information considered here includes economic dependence on the fishery, population size, diversity of the fishery revenue, status of harbour infrastructure, total replacement cost of each harbour, increased relative sea level and flooding, and the vulnerability of offshore lobster to ocean warming and changes in zooplankton composition and anticipatory changes in fishery productivity across management borders. Using two ocean models to provide multi-decadal scale projections of bottom temperature, changes in offshore lobster distribution are projected to have a neutral, or positive impact on the region as a whole. However, when lobster vulnerability is combined with climate change related vulnerabilities of coastal fishing communities, it is evident that adaptation planning is needed for long-term sustainability. This impact assessment provides both a framework and information for further in-depth analyses by climate change adaptation planners and fishery managers.
About the

Presenter(s):
 
Drs. Blair Greenan and Nancy Shackell are research scientists at Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) at the Bedford Institute of Oceanography in Nova Scotia, Canada. In 2012, Nancy and Blair co-managed a large research group to assess the vulnerabilities, opportunities and impacts of climate change throughout the Atlantic Basin. Recently, their research has focused on developing climate change adaptation tools to provide science advice to DFO on issues related to coastal infrastructure and fisheries management.
 
Blair manages a diverse group of researchers that focus on ocean stressors ranging from marine oil spills to climate change effects such as ocean acidification. He is the Scientific Director for the Argo Canada program which contributes to the International Argo program in advancing global real-time observations of the ocean with autonomous instruments. Blair received his Ph.D. from the Department of Physics at the University of Toronto.
 
Nancy's research focuses on fisheries ecology in support of Ecosystem Approach to Management. Nancy has published on biodiversity, important habitat of commercial species, marine protected areas, trophic balance, integrated ecological assessments, impacts of climate change, Atlantic halibut spatial ecology, and climate change adaptation. Nancy received a B.Sc. in Biology from McGill University, Montreal and a Ph.D. in Biology from Dalhousie University, Halifax.
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Title: The Impact of Hurricane María on Puerto Rico's Environment
Presenter(s): Dr. Soderberg, Executive Director, Puerto Rico Chapter, Inter American Association of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering
Date & Time: 14 November 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm ET
Location: NOAA Central Library, 1315 E W Hwy, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
Description:

OneNOAA Science Seminar Series Join us in the NOAA Central Library, SSMC3, 2nd Floor! Remote? Register for the webinar: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/628689056794740994

Presenter(s):
Carl-Axel P. Soderberg, Executive Director, Puerto Rico Chapter, Inter-American Association of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering (AIDIS, by its Spanish acronym)

Abstract:
The presentation will describe Hurricane María's impact on the island's environment, including the impacts on forests, coral reefs, endangered species, beaches, fisheries, water quality, air quality, landfills and potable water supply. The presentation will also delve into long term impacts such as significant reduction in water storage capacity at reservoirs, drastically diminished capacity at landfills and increased coral reef mortality.

Bio:
Mr. Soderberg has 50 years of experience in the environmental protection field. He was the Director of EPA's Caribbean Division for 20 years. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the San Juan Bay Estuary Program and a member of the Advisory Council of AIDIS-International. He has been very active in assisting countries in Latin America and the Caribbean in the establishment of environmental control programs and capacity development. Subscribe to the OneNOAA Science Seminar weekly email: Send an email to OneNOAAscienceseminars-request@list.woc.noaa.gov with the word 'subscribe' in the subject or body. Visit the OneNOAA Science Seminar Series website for more information.
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Title: National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) 101: What I Wish I'd Known When I Worked at Center for Satellite Applications and Research (STAR) (rescheduled from 10/30)
Presenter(s): Jim Yoe, NWS/NCEP
Date & Time: 14 November 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm ET
Location: NCWCP - Large Conf Rm - 2554-2555
Description:

This seminar has been rescheduled from October 30, 2019.  We apologize for any inconvenience.
OneNOAA Science Seminar Series

Presenter:
 Jim Yoe, NWS/NCEP

Sponsor(s):
STAR Science Seminar Series

Remote Access:
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Abstract:
 TBD

Bio:
  James G. (Jim) Yoe serves in the Office of the Director of the National Centers for Environmental Prediction as NCEP's Research Transition Manager.  In this capacity he coordinates NCEP's activities for the Science and Technology Integration portfolio and the Observations portfolio, and he serves as the Chief Administrative Officer of the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation (JCDSA.)  Prior to joining NCEP, he spent 14 years  with the National Environmental Satellite Data and Information Service,  as a member of the NPOESS Data Exploitation Project, after working in STAR and serving as Deputy Director of the JCSDA, and developing applications for space-based remote sensors including Doppler Wind lidar and GPS Radio Occultation.  He earned BS and PhD degrees in physics from the University of the South and Clemson University, respectively, and conducted post-doctoral research investigating winds, waves, and turbulence using MST Doppler radar and UV lidar at the Max Planck Institute for Aeronomy in Germany.  His hobbies include gardening, playing the guitar, and archery. Dogs love him.

POC:
 Stacy Bunin, stacy.bunin@noaa.gov
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Title: Resist, Accept, or Direct? A decision framework for navigating climate-driven ecological transformations
Presenter(s): Gregor Schuurman of the US National Park Service, Wendy Morrison of NOAA, Carrie Kappel of the University of California Santa Barbara
Date & Time: 14 November 2019
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ET
Location: Webinar Only (see below)
Description:

OneNOAA Science Seminar Series
Title: Resist, Adapt, or Direct? A decision framework for navigating climate-driven ecological transformations

Presenter(s):

Gregor Schuurman, US National Park Service
Wendy Morrison, NOAA
Carrie Kappel, the University of California Santa Barbara
Co-

Sponsor(s):
NOAA National MPA Center and OCTO (MPA News, OpenChannels, EBM Tools Network)
contact: zac.cannizzo@noaa.gov and lauren.wenzel@noaa.gov
Webinar Access:
Register here

Abstract:
In this world of rapid global change, managers often have limited ability to control the ultimate drivers of this change or resist or reverse ecological responses to it. Managers in this ‘brave new world' face difficult choices as well as important opportunities to influence ecological trajectories at local, regional, and continental scales, as they work along a management spectrum from resisting, to accepting, to actively directing ecological change. Managers need clear concepts and training in navigating ecological transformation (NET) and mechanisms to coordinate transformation management across agencies and management units. The FedNET working group (composed of representatives from federal land management agencies, USGS, and NOAA) is working to help US federal land managers understand, plan for, and respond to ecological transformation to maximize conservation of species, ecosystems, and ecosystem services. The group will develop concepts, frameworks, and training opportunities to help managers navigate the “who, why, where, when, how, and what” of NET and coordinate transformation stewardship across scales. The webinar will: 1) discuss how FedNET is using the decision framework Resist-Accept-Direct (RAD), 2) present related case studies to help federal land managers understand, plan for, and respond to ecological transformation, and 3) facilitate discussion with NOAA colleagues and an Ocean Tipping Points representative on how the RAD framework might be applied to marine fisheries.
About the

Presenter(s):
Gregor Schuurman is an ecologist with the NPS CCRP, where he works with national parks and partners to understand and adapt to a wide range of climate change impacts. His work focuses on 1) incorporating climate projections into management and planning, 2) analyzing climate adaption options in the context of policy, 3) tracking ongoing adaptation in the NPS, and 4) developing and synthesizing management-relevant science.
Wendy Morrison is a fisheries ecologist with NMFS Office of Sustainable Fisheries at NOAA HQ in Silver Spring. She is looking at options for adapting fisheries management for a changing climate and has recently joined the FEDNET group.
Dr. Carrie Kappel is a Research Scientist and Senior Fellow at UC Santa Barbara's National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis. In her research, Dr. Kappel uses collaborative synthesis science to develop conservation solutions that protect marine ecosystems and enhance human wellbeing. Dr. Kappel recently led the Ocean Tipping Points project, a large, multi-institution collaboration which sought to integrate our growing scientific understanding of tipping points in marine ecosystems into ocean management through practical tools and approaches.
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Title: Sablefish and Siscowet Lake Trout: Common Strategies for Living Deep in Oceans and Lakes
Presenter(s): Rick Goetz, NWFSC
Date & Time: 14 November 2019
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm ET
Location: Northwest Fisheries Science Center Auditorium 2725 Montlake Blvd. East, Seattle, WA 98112
Description:

OneNOAA Science Seminar Series

Sponsor(s):
  NWFSC Monster Seminar JAM series. For additional information please contact Vicky.Krikelas@noaa.gov

Presenter(s):
Rick Goetz, NWFSC
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Abstract:
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Title: Geoid Change in Alaska
Presenter(s): Dr. Ryan Hardy, National Geodetic Survey
Date & Time: 14 November 2019
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm ET
Location: Webinar Access
Description:

OneNOAA Science Seminar Series

Title: Geoid Change in Alaska

Presenter(s):
Dr. Ryan Hardy,  National Geodetic Survey 

Sponsor(s):
NOAA's National Geodetic Survey.

POC:
Steve Vogel, National Geodetic Survey
Webinar Access: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/4683314105040172290

Abstract:
NGS's upcoming geopotential datum will require a dynamic geoid model to maintain centimeter-height accuracy. Geoid change is especially challenging to model in Alaska. Geophysical processes in Alaska, including rapid ice mass loss from mountain glaciers, contribute to geoid change rates of more than 2 centimeters per decade. This webinar presents research modeling geoid change in Alaska, past and present. This work combines satellite gravity data with airborne and satellite measurements of glacier elevation change to predict geoid rates with improved fidelity and spatial resolution. The wealth of existing geodetic and geophysical observations in Alaska also enables us to examine how the geoid has changed across the 20th century.
Intermediate Technical Content Rating: Some prior knowledge is helpful.
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19 November 2019

Title: A global spatial analysis reveals where marine aquaculture can benefit nature and people
Presenter(s): Seth Theuerkauf, PhD, Aquaculture Scientist, The Nature Conservancy
Date & Time: 19 November 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm ET
Location: Via webinar or for NOAA Silver Spring folks, SSMC4, SSMC4, Room 8150
Description:

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Title:
A global spatial analysis reveals where marine aquaculture can benefit nature and people

Presenter(s):

Seth Theuerkauf,  PhD, Aquaculture Scientist, The Nature Conservancy

Sponsor(s):

NOAA's National Ocean Service Science Seminar; coordinator is Tracy.Gill@noaa.gov
Webinar Access:
Please register at https://noaabroadcast.adobeconnect.com/aquaculture/event/registration.html 
After registering, an email will arrive with the webinar address.
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Abstract:

Aquaculture of bivalve shellfish and seaweed represents a global opportunity to simultaneously advance coastal ecosystem recovery and provide substantive benefits to humanity. To identify marine ecoregions with the greatest potential for development of shellfish and seaweed aquaculture to meet this opportunity, we conducted a global spatial analysis using key environmental (e.g., nutrient pollution status), socioeconomic (e.g., governance quality), and human health factors (e.g., wastewater treatment prevalence). We identify a substantial opportunity for strategic sector development, with the highest opportunity marine ecoregions for shellfish aquaculture centered on Oceania, North America, and portions of Asia, and the highest opportunity for seaweed aquaculture distributed throughout Europe, Asia, Oceania, and North and South America. This study provides insights into specific areas where governments, international development organizations, and investors should prioritize new efforts to drive changes in public policy, capacity-building, and business planning to realize the ecosystem and societal benefits of shellfish and seaweed aquaculture.

Bio:

Dr. Seth Theuerkauf is an Aquaculture Scientist with The Nature ConseRvancy where he leads global-scale synthesis science efforts to better understand and optimize aquaculture's ecosystem services, as well as multiple efforts around the world to support national governments in improving capacity for aquaculture siting and management. Before joining The Nature Conservancy in April 2019, Seth worked in a joint position with the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and The Nature Conservancy where he supported efforts to improve siting of aquaculture operations. Seth has over a decade of marine science research experience, holds a Ph.D. in marine conservation ecology from North Carolina State University, and a B.S. in biology and environmental policy from the College of William and Mary.
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Title: Sea Grant Spotlight: Sea Grant and GLERL Great Lakes Liaison Webinar
Presenter(s): Chiara Zuccarino-Crowe, Sea Grant Liaison
Date & Time: 19 November 2019
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ET
Location: Webinar Only
Description:

OneNOAA Science Seminar Series

Sponsor(s):
National Sea Grant and the NOAA Central Library

POC:
Hollis Jones (hollis.jones@noaa.gov)
Register for this webinar only presentation: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/965394701525558531

Presenter(s):
Chiara Zuccarino-Crowe, M.S. Great Lakes outreach specialist & Extension Educator, Michigan Sea Grant; Michigan State University Extension - Community, Food and Environment Institute; Sea Grant Liaison, Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory, NOAA

Abstract:
The presentation will describe the regional approach to serving as a NOAA " Sea Grant Partnership Extension Liaison. Instead of driving collaboration on a specific topic or area of inquiry, this role focuses on partnership development and coordination across a variety of priority areas within the Great Lakes region that are of importance to NOAA and multiple state Sea Grant programs. In the short term, this has involved identification of and familiarization with the communities of practice already operating within the broader Sea Grant and NOAA regional networks. This allows the liaison to better facilitate cross-cutting communication and engagement while developing the relationships necessary to achieve longer term goals related to research coordination and building expert capacity for emerging key areas. In some cases, this can take the form of compiling technical resources and outreach products on an issue facing communities across the region, such as high water levels, and serving it on a shared platform that is easily accessible to all Sea Grant and NOAA partners. This coordination can also require a more active role, such as convening a working group through NOAA's Great Lakes Regional Collaboration Team to address needs related to evaluating and enriching the Great Lakes Blue Economy.

Bio:
As a Sea Grant Liaison to NOAA in the Great Lakes, Chiara works collaboratively to enhance partnerships among NOAA's Great Lakes Environmental Research Lab, the eight Sea Grant programs in the Great Lakes, and Michigan Sea Grant / Michigan State University (MSU) Extension. Prior to joining Michigan Sea Grant, Chiara served NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries and the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation for several years on issues related to sustainable coastal tourism and outdoor recreation in marine protected areas. She also completed a Sea Grant Knauss Fellowship after achieving an M.S. in Fisheries and Wildlife from MSU. In other roles, Chiara has worked as a naturalist, conducted ecosystem health assessments with U.S. EPA's Great Lakes National Program Office, and surveyed fisheries along the southern California coast.
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Title: Fragile ecosystem, robust assessments? (What I did on my summer vacation) 
Presenter(s): Sarah Gaichas, Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Ecosystems Dynamics & Assessment Branch
Date & Time: 19 November 2019
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ET
Location: AFSC - Seattle - LgConf Rm - 2079 (RACE)
Description:

OneNOAA Science Seminar Series

Presenter(s):
Sarah Gaichas, Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Ecosystems Dynamics & Assessment Branch

Sponsor(s):
NOAA's Alaska Fisheries Science Center Groundfish Seminar Series
Webinar Access: 
https://noaanmfs-meets.webex.com/noaanmfs-meets/j.php?MTID=m4073b7663f5117c23320220f7e887800
Meeting number:  901 339 963
Meeting password:  grdfish-123
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Abstract:
As a cooperative project between the NEFSC, NWFSC, NOAA's S&T, and Norway's IMR, we tested the performance of stock assessment modeling approaches under simulated climate scenarios for the California Current and Nordic/Barents Seas ecosystems, both of which are experiencing rapid global climate change. We demonstrate methods for using ecosystem models as simulators to provide both a true system state for skill assessment, and datasets for input into fisheries stock assessment models with realistic observation and process uncertainty. We will evaluate stock assessment performance by quantifying the bias and precision of derived quantities related to population size, fishing intensity, and depletion, and by evaluating management performance on forward projections in which fishing rates were set based on reference points estimated in the assessment.
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20 November 2019

Title: Occurrence of antibiotics, estrogenic hormones, and UV-filters in water, sediment, and oyster tissue from the Chesapeake Bay
Presenter(s): Dr. Lee Blaney, Associate Professor, University of Maryland Baltimore County, and Dr. Ke He, Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Maryland Baltimore County
Date & Time: 20 November 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm ET
Location: Via webinar (see below) or for NOAA SIlver Spring staff, SSMC4, Rm 8150
Description:

OneNOAA Science Seminar Series
Title:
Occurrence of antibiotics, estrogenic hormones, and UV-filters in water, sediment, and oyster tissue from the Chesapeake Bay

Presenter(s):
Dr. Lee Blaney, Associate Professor, University of Maryland Baltimore County, and
Dr. Ke He, Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Maryland Baltimore County
Presenting at NOAA in Silver Spring

Sponsor(s):

NOAA's National Ocean Service (NOS); coordinator is Tracy.Gill@noaa.gov
Webinar Access:
Please register at: https://noaabroadcast.adobeconnect.com/cecs/event/registration.html 
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Abstract:

Globally, the occurrence of contaminants of emerging concern (CECs) in the environment has raised critical questions for ecological and human health impacts, but few efforts have focused on the Chesapeake Bay, the largest estuary in the United States. To address this lack of data, we measured antibiotics, hormones, and ultraviolet-filters (UV-filters), which are active ingredients in a variety of personal care products, in water, sediment, and oyster tissue from multiple sites in the Chesapeake Bay. Fluoroquinolone, macrolide, and sulfonamide antibiotics were detected in water samples. As both human- and animal-labeled antibiotics were found, wastewater effluent and agricultural runoff were identified as potential sources. Some of the highest aqueous-phase concentrations were recorded for norfloxacin (94 ng/L), enrofloxacin (17 ng/L), sulfamethoxazole (15 ng/L), and clarithromycin (10 ng/L). Estrone and four UV-filters, namely 2-ethylhexyl-4-methoxycinnamate, benzophenone-3, homosalate, and octocrylene, were frequently detected in Chesapeake Bay water (93-100%), sediment (100%), and oyster tissue (79-100%). High sediment-phase concentrations of estrone (58 ng/g) and 17beta-estradiol (12 ng/g) were detected at the mouth of the Manokin River. Homosalate and benzophenone-3 were present at concentrations as high as 188 and 114 ng/L in water, 74 and 11 ng/g in sediment, and 158 and 118 ng/g in oyster tissue, respectively. These results demonstrate the ubiquitous presence of CECs in the Chesapeake Bay, confirm UV-filter bioaccumulation in oysters, and suggest the need for improved CEC removal during municipal wastewater treatment and agricultural waste management within the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
About the

Presenter(s):

Dr. Lee Blaney is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemical, Biochemical, and Environmental Engineering at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), where he also serves as the Associate Director of Sustainability Engineering. At UMBC, Lee has established a research program focused on (1) the occurrence, fate, transport, and toxicity of contaminants of emerging concern in natural and engineered systems and (2) development of innovative technologies for resource recovery from agricultural and municipal waste. He is the recipient of the Maryland Outstanding Young Engineer Award, the NSF Career Award, and the AEESP Award for Outstanding Teaching in Environmental Engineering and Science.
Dr. Ke He is currently a postdoctoral research associate at UMBC. He received his PhD degree in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering from UMBC in 2017, and then he worked as a postdoctoral fellow for a year at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. His research interests focus on the development of advanced analytical and bioanalytical methods to understand the occurrence, fate, and ecotoxicity of prioritized contaminants of emerging concern (e.g., antibiotics, hormones, UV-filters, and PFAS) in different environmental compartments. He has co-authored more than 10 peer-reviewed publications in this research field. 
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Title: Are age-0 Arctic cod retained over the Chukchi Sea shelf during summer?
Presenter(s): Robert Levine, PhD Candidate Biological Oceanography Graduate Student, UW School of Oceanography, Seattle, WA
Date & Time: 20 November 2019
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ET
Location: PMEL Oceanographer Room (Building 3 Room #2104), 7600 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98103 or https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/891851101
Description:

OneNOAA Science Seminar Series
Speaker: Robert Levine, PhD Candidate Biological Oceanography Graduate Student, UW School of Oceanography, Seattle, WA
Seminar sponsor: This seminar is part of NOAA's EcoFOCI bi-annual seminar series focused on the ecosystems of the North Pacific Ocean, Bering Sea and U.S. Arctic to improve understanding of ecosystem dynamics and applications of that understanding to the management of living marine resources. Visit the EcoFOCI webpage for more information, http://www.ecofoci.noaa.gov/.

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Abstract:
Using repeat summer acoustic surveys in the northeast Chukchi Sea to observe changes in the age-0 Arctic cod population, we are investigating what drives interannual changes in distribution and the fate of these fish as they grow.
Seminar

POC:
 heather.tabisola@noaa.gov & jens.nielsen@noaa.gov
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21 November 2019

Title: Nearshore and Vertical Distribution of Salmon off the Coast of Washington
Presenter(s): Bill Matsubu, National Research Council
Date & Time: 21 November 2019
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm ET
Location: Northwest Fisheries Science Center Auditorium 2725 Montlake Blvd. East, Seattle, WA 98112
Description:

OneNOAA Science Seminar Series

Sponsor(s):
  NWFSC Monster Seminar JAM series. For additional information please contact Vicky.Krikelas@noaa.gov

Presenter(s):
Bill Matsubu, National Research Council
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Abstract:
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Title: Introducing Mallows Bay-Potomac River National Marine Sanctuary
Presenter(s): Paul Orlando, Chesapeake Bay Regional Coordinator for the NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries
Date & Time: 21 November 2019
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm ET
Location: Remote Access Only
Description:

OneNOAA Science Seminar Series

Presenter(s):
Paul Orlando, Chesapeake Bay Regional Coordinator for the NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries

Sponsor(s):
NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries
Seminar POC for questions: Claire.Fackler@noaa.gov, (805) 893-6429
Remote access: Register for webinar at https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/5416072635164608524

Abstract:
The NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries announces that a new national marine sanctuary has been designated for the first time in nearly 20 years. We introduce to you Mallows Bay-Potomac River National Marine Sanctuary in Maryland. Mallows Bay is most renowned for its "Ghost Fleet," the partially submerged remains of more than 100 wooden steamships that were built in response to threats from World War I-era German U-boats that were sinking ships in the Atlantic. Although the ships never saw action during the war, their construction at more than 40 shipyards in 17 states reflected the massive national wartime effort that drove the expansion and economic development of communities and related maritime service industries.
More information on the National Marine Sanctuaries Webinar Series:
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27 November 2019

Title: Onramps and offramps: Three proposed uses for spatio-temporal models in connecting ecosystem surveys to fisheries management
Presenter(s): Jim Thorson, PhD Quantitative Ecologist, NOAA Fisheries, Seattle, WA
Date & Time: 27 November 2019
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ET
Location: PMEL Oceanographer Room (Building 3 Room #2104), 7600 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98103 or https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/891851101
Description:

OneNOAA Science Seminar Series

Presenter(s):
Jim Thorson, PhD Quantitative Ecologist, NOAA Fisheries
Seminar sponsor: This seminar is part of NOAA's EcoFOCI bi-annual seminar series focused on the ecosystems of the North Pacific Ocean, Bering Sea and U.S. Arctic to improve understanding of ecosystem dynamics and applications of that understanding to the management of living marine resources. Visit the EcoFOCI webpage for more information, http://www.ecofoci.noaa.gov/.

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Abstract:
three examples using spatio-temporal models to investigate processes driving shifts in spatial distribution, secondary production, and recruitment in the eastern Bering Sea.
Seminar

POC:
heather.tabisola@noaa.gov & jens.nielsen@noaa.gov 
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Title: Tundra be dammed: Beaver colonization of the Arctic
Presenter(s): Ken Tape, University of Alaska Fairbanks
Date & Time: 27 November 2019
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm ET
Location: Webinar
Description:

OneNOAA Science Seminar Series

Presenter(s):
Ken Tape, University of Alaska Fairbanks 

Sponsor(s):
Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy (ACCAP), A NOAA RISA Team

POC:
Tina Buxbaum (tmbuxbaum@alaska.edu, 907-474-7812) 

Remote Access:
 https://uaf-accap.org/event/tundra-be-dammed-beaver-colonization-of-the-arctic/

Abstract:
 
Using time series of satellite images, we have observed hundreds of new beaver ponds in tundra regions of western and northern Alaska. This talk will describe beaver movement into arctic tundra regions and some predicted implications for tundra ecosystems.
Available in-person at: Room 407 in the Akasofu Building on the UAF Campus in Fairbanks
Are our seminars recorded? Yes, you can find them here (https://uaf-accap.org/events/about-accap-webinars/)
Seminar POC for questions: tmbuxbaum@alaska.edu or sean.bath@noaa.gov
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3 December 2019

Title: Implications of changes in the optical environment for groundfish stock assessment in the eastern Bering Sea
Presenter(s): Sean Rohan, University of Washington, School of Aquatic and Fisheries Sciences
Date & Time: 3 December 2019
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ET
Location: AFSC - Seattle - LgConf Rm - 2076 (Traynor Room)
Description:

OneNOAA Science Seminar Series

Presenter(s):
Sean Rohan, University of Washington, School of Aquatic and Fisheries Sciences

Sponsor(s):
NOAA's Alaska Fisheries Science Center Groundfish Seminar Series
Webinar Access: 
https://noaanmfs-meets.webex.com/noaanmfs-meets/j.php?MTID=m4073b7663f5117c23320220f7e887800
Meeting number:  901 339 963
Meeting password:  grdfish-123
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Abstract:
TBD
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4 December 2019

Title: Major sources of urban methane emissions along the east coast: A case study for using commercial aircraft to monitor greenhouse gases
Presenter(s): Colm Sweeney, Global Monitoring Division, OAR
Date & Time: 4 December 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm ET
Location: NOAA Central Library, 2nd Floor, SSMC#3, 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD and via webinar https://goo.gl/mHLuVv, OAR - Library - GoToMeeting Account
Description:

OneNOAA Science Seminar Series

Presenter(s):
Colm Sweeney, Global Monitoring Division, Lead Scientist Carbon Cycle Aircraft Program

Sponsor(s):
NOAA Central Library (

POC:
Outreach Librarian Erin Cheever, erin.cheever@noaa.gov)
Remote? Join us via webinar https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5847816766505025026 

Abstract:
The East Coast Outflow (ECO) experiment is an ongoing intensive airborne campaign whose first phase ran from April 10 through May 15, 2018 measuring the outflow of CO2, CH4, C2H6, O3 and CO from 5 major cities along the NE corridor of the US (Baltimore, Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Providence and Washington, D.C.). Significant correlations exist between these measurements, in particular, CO, CO2, CH4 and C2H6 show very significant correlations with one another, indicating a large fraction of the CH4 emissions are co-located with CO and CO2 emissions at the urban-scale. Methane and ethane relationships also suggest that a majority of these CH4 emissions originate from leakage of natural gas from distribution network of these cities. Using CO2 as a tracer and a variety of CO2 inventories we estimate magnitude of these emissions and the likelihood that leakage of fossil CH4 from the urban distribution network is a large source of CH4 which is largely ignored by recent updates in bottom up methane inventories. Technology now exists to be able to deploy some of the same instrumentation used during ECO on commercial aircraft providing daily measurements of urban centers throughout the world. As demonstrated by the first ECO campaign, these measurements can provide critical feedback to policy and bottom up analysis of urban emissions for greenhouse gases and other trace gases affecting air quality and public health.
About the speaker: Colm Sweeney leads the aircraft program for the NOAA Global Monitoring Division Carbon Cycle Group. Colm has lead or co-authored more than 170 peer-reviewed articles spanning a wide range of topics including air-sea gas and greenhouse gas emissions in the Arctic, urban and oil and gas regions as well as new technologies for sampling the atmosphere and ocean. Colm is currently serving as Acting Deputy Director of the Ocean Observing and Monitoring Division at NOAA.
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Title: Trophic cascades, climate change, and the fate of a kelp forest ecosystem
Presenter(s): Douglas Rasher, PhD Marine Community Ecologist, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Science, East Boothbay, ME
Date & Time: 4 December 2019
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ET
Location: PMEL Oceanographer Room (Building 3 Room #2104), 7600 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98103 or https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/891851101
Description:

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Speaker: Douglas Rasher, PhD Marine Community Ecologist, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Science
Seminar sponsor: This seminar is part of NOAA's EcoFOCI bi-annual seminar series focused on the ecosystems of the North Pacific Ocean, Bering Sea and U.S. Arctic to improve understanding of ecosystem dynamics and applications of that understanding to the management of living marine resources. Visit the EcoFOCI webpage for more information, http://www.ecofoci.noaa.gov/

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Abstract:
In this talk, Dr. Rasher will discuss how the emergent effects of climate change and megafaunal loss are reshaping an iconic kelp forest ecosystem.
Seminar

POC:
 heather.tabisola@noaa.gov & jens.nielsen@noaa.gov
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Title: Working with species occurrence data from citizen science: lessons from a review of analysis approaches
Presenter(s): Caitlin Mandeville, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Date & Time: 4 December 2019
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm ET
Location: Webinar Only
Description:

OneNOAA Science Seminar Series
Sponsors: NOAA Fisheries and the NOAA Central Library;

POC:
Laura Oremland (laura.oremland@noaa.gov)
Webinar: Register for the presentation https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/605934663590442753

Presenter(s):
Caitlin Mandeville, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, PhD student

Abstract:
Citizen science programs that ask volunteers to report species observations to online databases have become popular, resulting in an enormous amount of openly available biodiversity data. But analyzing these data can be challenging, due to the lack of structured sampling design. We used a systematic review of the peer-reviewed literature to describe trends in the analysis of citizen science species occurrence data, with lessons for researchers seeking to use citizen science data as well as managers of programs that collect biodiversity data from volunteers.
About the Speaker: Caitlin Mandeville is currently conducting her PhD research on analysis approaches and conservation applications of citizen science species observation data at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. She is part of an interdisciplinary research team approaching this topic from many angles, including data quality, modeling methods, social science, and more. Originally from the US, she completed her MS degree at the University of Wyoming and worked in citizen science for New Hampshire Sea Grant before beginning her PhD research.
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5 December 2019

Title: Central Valley Chinook Salmon Smolt Outmigration Mortality in Freshwater and Estuarine Habitats
Presenter(s): Mark Henderson, US Geological Survey
Date & Time: 5 December 2019
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm ET
Location: Northwest Fisheries Science Center Auditorium 2725 Montlake Blvd. East, Seattle, WA 98112
Description:

OneNOAA Science Seminar Series

Sponsor(s):
  NWFSC Monster Seminar JAM series. For additional information please contact Vicky.Krikelas@noaa.gov

Presenter(s):
Mark Henderson, US Geological Survey
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Abstract:
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Title: Sinkholes to Stars: Exploring Microbial Ecosystems in Lake Huron’s Sinkholes
Presenter(s): Bopi Biddanda, Annis Water Resources Institute at Grand Valley State University
Date & Time: 5 December 2019
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm ET
Location: Remote Access Only
Description:

OneNOAA Science Seminar Series

Presenter(s):
Bopi Biddanda, Annis Water Resources Institute at Grand Valley State University

Sponsor(s):
NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries
Seminar POC for questions: Claire.Fackler@noaa.gov, (805) 893-6429
Remote access: Register for webinar at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5603720784819152141

Abstract:
Join Professor Bopi Biddanda as he shares the excitement of over a decade of exploration of life in Lake Huron's sinkholes carried out in collaboration with NOAA's Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary. He will ponder the relevance of these findings to major issues of both scientific and societal interest such as Earth's current biologic and physiologic diversity, oxygenation of early Earth in the distant past, and humanity's ongoing search for extraterrestrial life. For an introduction to life in Lake Huron's sinkholes, see this overview educational article: http://www.nature.com/scitable/knowledge/library/rock-water-microbes-underwater-sinkholes-in-lake-25851285
More information on the National Marine Sanctuaries Webinar Series:
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10 December 2019

Title: Diverse applications of spatiotemporal analyses for monitoring demersal communities in the eastern North Pacific
Presenter(s): Lewis Barnett, Alaska Fisheries Science Center, Groundfish Assessment Program
Date & Time: 10 December 2019
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ET
Location: AFSC - Seattle - LgConf Rm - 2076 (Traynor Room)
Description:

OneNOAA Science Seminar Series

Presenter(s):
Lewis Barnett, Alaska Fisheries Science Center, Groundfish Assessment Program

Sponsor(s):
NOAA's Alaska Fisheries Science Center Groundfish Seminar Series
Webinar Access: 
https://noaanmfs-meets.webex.com/noaanmfs-meets/j.php?MTID=m4073b7663f5117c23320220f7e887800
Meeting number:  901 339 963
Meeting password:  grdfish-123
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For Audio, please call: 1-888-456-5038 and enter participant passcode: 8480290 followed by #.
Please contact Liz.Dawson@noaa.gov and/or Mark.Zimmermann@noaa.gov with any questions!

Abstract:
TBD
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11 December 2019

Title: Bottoms Up: King County Phytoplankton and Zooplankton Monitoring in the Puget Sound
Presenter(s): Kimberle Stark Senior Water Quality Planner, King County, Seattle, WA
Date & Time: 11 December 2019
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ET
Location: PMEL Oceanographer Room (Building 3 Room #2104), 7600 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98103 or https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/891851101
Description:

OneNOAA Science Seminar Series
Speaker: Kimberle Stark Senior Water Quality Planner, King County, Seattle, WA
Seminar sponsor: This seminar is part of NOAA's EcoFOCI bi-annual seminar series focused on the ecosystems of the North Pacific Ocean, Bering Sea and U.S. Arctic to improve understanding of ecosystem dynamics and applications of that understanding to the management of living marine resources. Visit the EcoFOCI webpage for more information, http://www.ecofoci.noaa.gov/.

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Abstract:
King County methods for monitoring phytoplankton and zooplankton in the Puget Sound, changes we've observedt, and factors that influence dynamics will be presented.
Seminar

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 heather.tabisola@noaa.gov & jens.nielsen@noaa.gov
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12 December 2019

Title: Putting the Best “Foot” Forward: Ending the Era of the U.S. Survey Foot
Presenter(s): Dr. Michael Dennis, National Geodetic Survey
Date & Time: 12 December 2019
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm ET
Location: Webinar Access
Description:

OneNOAA Science Seminar Series

Title: Putting the Best “Foot” Forward: Ending the Era of the U.S. Survey Foot

Presenter(s):
Dr. Michael Dennis,  National Geodetic Survey 

Sponsor(s):
NOAA's National Geodetic Survey.

POC:
Steve Vogel, National Geodetic Survey
Webinar Access: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/4683314105040172290

Abstract:
An era will soon end. In 1959, the name “U.S. survey foot” was given to an existing definition so that its use could temporarily continue alongside the new “international foot.” After December 31, 2022, only the international foot definition will be used in the United States: 1 foot = 0.3048 meter exactly (but simply called the “foot”). That will stop the simultaneous use of two nearly identical foot versions that differ by only 0.01 foot per mile.
NGS and the National Institute of Standards and Technology have collaborated to resolve the problem of two feet, as described in this webinar by:
  • Giving an overview of the history
  • Providing examples of problems encountered
  • Summarizing public comments received
  • Charting a path forward as part of modernizing the National Spatial Reference System
The intent is to provide national uniformity of length measurement in an orderly fashion with minimum disruption. It will end a dilemma that has persisted for over 60 years.
Intermediate Technical Content Rating: Some prior knowledge is helpful.
Visit the NGS Webinar Series website to register, sign up to receive monthly webinar notices, and learn more: http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/web/science_edu/webinar_series/.
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18 December 2019

Title: Into the Great Wide Open: Colonization of Novel Habitat by Atlantic Salmon
Presenter(s): Danielle M. Frechette, PhD Marine Resource Scientist, Maine Department of Marine Resources, Augusta, ME
Date & Time: 18 December 2019
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ET
Location: PMEL Oceanographer Room (Building 3 Room #2104), 7600 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98103 or https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/891851101
Description:

OneNOAA Science Seminar Series
Speaker: Danielle M. Frechette, PhD Marine Resource Scientist, Maine Department of Marine Resources
Seminar sponsor:  This seminar is part of NOAA's EcoFOCI bi-annual seminar series focused on the ecosystems of the North Pacific Ocean, Bering Sea and U.S. Arctic to improve understanding of ecosystem dynamics and applications of that understanding to the management of living marine resources. Visit the EcoFOCI webpage for more information, http://www.ecofoci.noaa.gov/.

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Abstract:
This talk will provide a bird's eye view of a colonization program implemented for Atlantic salmon population enhancement in a Quebec river.
Seminar

POC:
 heather.tabisola@noaa.gov & jens.nielsen@noaa.gov 
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14 January 2020

Title: Home Away from Home: The beneficial role of artificial structures for climate-displaced species
Presenter(s): Zachary J, Cannizzo, Ph.D., National Marine Protected Areas Center and NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries Fellow through the Sea Grant John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Program
Date & Time: 14 January 2020
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm ET
Location: Remote Access Only
Description:


OneNOAA Science Seminar Series

Presenter(s):
Zachary J. Cannizzo, Ph.D., National Marine Protected Areas Center and NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries Fellow through the Sea Grant John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Program

Sponsor(s):
NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries
Seminar POC for questions: Claire.Fackler@noaa.gov, (805) 893-6429
Remote access: Register for webinar at https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/5385014730255927308

Abstract:
Artificial structures such as buildings, telephone poles, and boat docks are ubiquitous in the modern environment and are often thought of as having negative impacts on wildlife. However, the role that artificial structures can play in mitigating the impacts of stressors, including climate change, on affected species is increasingly being recognized. In addition to a discussion of this topic, Dr. Cannizzo will highlight a case study which examines the role of boat docks in facilitating the climate-mediated range expansion of a crab into a sub-optimal novel ecosystem.
More information on the National Marine Sanctuaries Webinar Series:
http://sanctuaries.noaa.gov/education/teachers/webinar-series.html
Are our seminars recorded? Yes, you can find our webinar archives, copies of the presentation slides, and other educational resources at: https://sanctuaries.noaa.gov/education/teachers/webinar-series-archives.html
Subscribe to the OneNOAA Science Seminar weekly email: Send an email to OneNOAAscienceseminars-request@list.woc.noaa.gov with the word 'subscribe' in the subject or body. Visit the OneNOAA Science Seminar Series website for more information. https://www.nodc.noaa.gov/seminars/
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26 March 2020

Title: Ocean Guardian Schools: Learn how to get involved
Presenter(s): Naomi Pollack, Ocean Guardian School Program Coordinator
Date & Time: 26 March 2020
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm ET
Location: Remote Access Only
Description:


OneNOAA Science Seminar Series

Presenter(s):
Naomi Pollack, Ocean Guardian School Program Coordinator

Sponsor(s):
NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries
Seminar POC for questions: Claire.Fackler@noaa.gov, (805) 893-6429
Remote access: Register for webinar at https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/1035761246304441357

Abstract:
What do 134 schools with over 61,000 students from around the country have in common? They have all made a commitment to protect the health of their local watersheds, one ocean and special ocean areas like national marine sanctuaries. ​Since 2009, NOAA's Ocean Guardian School program (https://sanctuaries.noaa.gov/education/ocean_guardian/) has supported K-12 schools to conduct hands-on watershed/ocean stewardship projects on campuses and in local communities. Please join Naomi Pollack for a program overview and learn how your school can participate and become recognized by NOAA as an Ocean Guardian School.
More information on the National Marine Sanctuaries Webinar Series:
http://sanctuaries.noaa.gov/education/teachers/webinar-series.html
Are our seminars recorded? Yes, you can find our webinar archives, copies of the presentation slides, and other educational resources at: https://sanctuaries.noaa.gov/education/teachers/webinar-series-archives.html
Subscribe to the OneNOAA Science Seminar weekly email: Send an email to OneNOAAscienceseminars-request@list.woc.noaa.gov with the word 'subscribe' in the subject or body. Visit the OneNOAA Science Seminar Series website for more information. https://www.nodc.noaa.gov/seminars/
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23 April 2020

Title: Gardening Corals for Reef Restoration
Presenter(s): Katie Lohr, Conservation Science Fellow for the NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries through the Sea Grant John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Program
Date & Time: 23 April 2020
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm ET
Location: Remote Access Only
Description:


OneNOAA Science Seminar Series
Gardening Corals for Reef Restoration

Presenter(s):
Katie Lohr, Conservation Science Fellow for the NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries through the Sea Grant John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Program

Sponsor(s):
NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries
Seminar POC for questions: Claire.Fackler@noaa.gov, (805) 893-6429
Remote access: Register for webinar at https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/4679716503903139852

Abstract:
As coral reefs decline globally, interest in using coral gardening techniques for reef restoration is increasing. This webinar presentation will review well-established and cutting-edge techniques for propagating and restoring corals, as well as experimental work focused on identifying corals that can survive future ocean conditions.
More information on the National Marine Sanctuaries Webinar Series:
http://sanctuaries.noaa.gov/education/teachers/webinar-series.html
Are our seminars recorded? Yes, you can find our webinar archives, copies of the presentation slides, and other educational resources at: https://sanctuaries.noaa.gov/education/teachers/webinar-series-archives.html
Subscribe to the OneNOAA Science Seminar weekly email: Send an email to OneNOAAscienceseminars-request@list.woc.noaa.gov with the word 'subscribe' in the subject or body. Visit the OneNOAA Science Seminar Series website for more information. https://www.nodc.noaa.gov/seminars/
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