10th MUNIN Conference on Scholarly Publishing

30 November – 1 December 2015, Tromsø – Howard Browman and Anne Berit Skiftesvik participated in the 10th MUNIN Conference on Scholarly Publishing. Howard presented a talk entitled, “The use and misuse of bibliometric indices in evaluating scholarly performance“. A high quality video of the talk can be viewed HERE. Videos of all of the talks presented at the conference …

Fram Science Days in Tromsø

10-11 November, 2015 – Howard participated in the Fram Science Days conference at which he presented a talk entitled, “Applying organized skepticism to ocean acidification research, or some organisms will do just fine in a high CO2 world”. The poster – “Arctic copepod Calanus glacialis larvae are tolerant to lowered pH” – presented at the conference by our collaborator, Ph.D. …

Ph.D. defense in Villefranche sur Mer

4-6 November, 2015 – Howard and Anne Berit were at the Université Pierre et Marie Curie’s Laboratoire d’Océanographie de Villefranche, in Villefranche sur Mer. Howard gave a talk entitled, “Effects of climate change on ichthyoplankton and zooplankton in temperate and sub-Arctic oceans”. Howard was also an examiner at the Ph.D. defense of Dr. Robin Faillettaz – congratulations Robin for a superb …

Visit to the Hellenic Centre for Marine Research

29 October, 2015 – Howard Browman and Anne Berit Skiftesvik visited the Marine Biological Resources and Inland Waters Division of the Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, for which Howard is a member of the Scientific Advisory Panel.

ICES Annual Science Conference

21-25 September, 2015, Copenhagen. Howard Browman participated in the ICES Annual Science Conference in Copenhagen. Howard led the annual meeting of the editorial board of the ICES Journal of Marine Science, participated in a mentorship dialog with early career scientists, and gave a talk in Theme session H (ocean acidfication) = “Applying organized skepticism to ocean acidification research, or some organisms will do …

Larval Fish Conference 2015!

12-17 July 2015 – Howard Browman, Anne Berit Skiftesvik and Caroline Durif participated in the 2015 Larval Fish Conference in Vienna. Also there were Claire Paris and her team from the University of Miami! Anne Berit, Caroline, Claire, Alessandro et al.

funding awarded for several new projects on cleanerfish

Anne Berit Skiftesvik (Principal Investigator), Reidun Bjelland, Caroline Durif and Howard Browman have been awarded an interconnected series of projects to generate baseline population dynamics data on coastal wrasses in the context of sustainably managing the fishery and also on optimizing the use of cleanerfish (wrasses and lumpfish) on salmon farms. These projects are funded by the Norwegian Seafood Research …

Marine ecosystem acoustics symposium

24-28 May 2015, Nantes, France – Howard Browman and Anne Berit Skiftesvik participated in the ICES-sponsored symposium, Marine Ecosystem Acoustics – Observing the ocean interior across scales in support of integrated management. The proceedings of the conference will be published during 2016 in a special symposium issue of the ICES Journal of Marine Science – watch for it!

Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science

3 March 2015 – Howard Browman gave a seminar titled, “Some marine organisms will do just fine in a high CO2 world”. It was deliberately provocative and generated lively discussion! View the abstract HERE. Howard also visited with collaborator Claire Paris and her team.

scientific writing and publishing workshop

17 February 2015, Danish Technical University, National Institute of Aquatic Resources, Charlottenlund Castle, Denmark. Howard Browman gave a one day scientific writing and publishing workshop.