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Poster session. Thursday 24 Jan
Poster session, 16:05-18:00
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Distribution of littoral phyto- and zoocenosis of the Kola Bay of the Barents sea
Sofia Afoncheva
Murmansk State Technical University, Russia
Early Career
Fishery investigations in Arctic waters with the new Norwegian ice going research vessel
Asgeir Aglen*1, Bjarte Bogstad1, Harald Gjøsæther1, Knut Sunnanå1, Ingolf Røttingen1, Jon Helge Vølstad1, Ole Arve Misund2,1
1Institute of Marine Research, Norway, 2University Centre in Svalbard, Norway
The role of meiobenthos in the production processes of ecosystems of the Russian Arctic seas
Denis Alexeev*, Valentina Galtsova
Russian State Hydrometeorological University, Russia
Early Career
The Relationship Between Real-Time Environmental Monitoring, Environmental Risk Assessment and Environmental Management
Odd Ketil Andersen*1, Kirsten Redmond1,2
1BiotaTools AS, Norway, 2University of Stavanger, Norway
Interbreeding of Calanus finmarchicus and C. glacialis in the areas of coexisting
Igor Berchenko*1, Alexandra Stupnikova2
1Murmansk Marine Biological Institute of KSC RAS, Russia, 2P.P. Shirshov Institute of oceanology of RAS, Russia
Early Career
Human Capital and State-Building in the North Atlantic: the Importance of Domestic and Foreign Education and Brain Circulation in Iceland, Faroe Islands and Greenland
Rasmus Gjedssø Bertelsen*, Stine Bylin Bundgaard, Søren Jørgensen
Aalborg University, Denmark
Early Career
On the spatial variability of thermohalineintrusion characteristics in the deep Arctic Basin
Ekaterina Bloshkina
Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute, Russia
Early Career
Social, Economic and Biological Sustainability in Managing Costal Fisheries in a Changing Arctic
Jesper Raakjær, Hanne Bohnstedt*
Innovative Fisheries Management, Aalborg University, Denmark
Early Career
Integral framework for assessing impacts on Arctic Marine Productivity
Sander Lagerveld, Martine Van den Heuvel-Greve, Bas Bolman*
IMARES Wageningen UR, The Netherlands
Population dynamics and vertical habitat preference of a deep water jellyfish, Periphylla periphylla, in a north Norwegian fjord
Andrea Bozman*, Ketil Eiane
University of Nordland, Norway
Early Career
Intercultural networks - learning, knowledge sharing and brain circulation in the Arctic
Stine Bylin Bundgaard
Aalborg University, Denmark
Early Career
Policing the Arctic: Keeping Law and Order in the Face of Major Economic Development
Alex Calvo*1, John P. Sullivan2
1European University, Spain, 2Center for Advanced Studies on Terrorism, USA
Early Career
Space for Arctic security and safety: an EU maritime agenda item for future
Claudia Cinelli
University of Pisa, Italy
Macrozoobenthic production and productivity on the northern Norwegian shelf
Jennifer Dannheim*1,2, Anne Helene Tandberg2, Pål Buhl-Mortensen2, Lene Buhl-Mortensen2, Margaret F.J. Dolan3, Børge Holte2
1Alfred Wegener Institute, Germany, 2Institute of Marine Research, Norway, 3Geological Survey of Norway, Norway
Early Career
Civil society legitimacy in the Arctic context: a normative framework for assessing the legitimacy of Greenpeace and the WWF
Evelyne De Boeck
Stockholm University, Sweden
Early Career
Towards a pan-Arctic benthic data base – the Barent Sea macrobenthic energy flow example
Renate Degen*1, Lis L. Jørgensen2, J. Dannheim1, A. Boetius1,3, T. Brey1
1AWI, Germany, 2Institute of Marine Research, Norway, 3Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Germany
Early Career
Trophic relations and role of zooplankton in fish diet in the arctic Barents and Kara Sea
Andrey Dolgov*, Emma Orlova, Irina Prokopchuk, Aleksander Benzik, Olga Chetyrkina, Mira Zashihina
Polar Research Institute of Marine Fisheries and Oceanography (PINRO), Russia
Why Southeast Asian Interest? New Arctic Shipping Routes and Some Implications for Southeast Asian Economies
Melissa Freitag
The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, USA
Early Career
Arctic Ocean Gas Hydrate Stability Versus Changing Climate
Michela Giustiniani*1, Umberta Tinivella1, Martin Jakobsson2, Michele Rebesco1
1OGS - Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale, Italy, 2Stockholm University, Sweden
Phytoplankton biomass dynamics driven by cyclonic activities in the Arctic Ocean: a spaceborne synergistic study.
Pavel Golubkin*1,2, Evgeny Morozov1, Dmitry Petrenko1,2
1Nansen International Environmental and Remote Sensing Centre, Russia, 2Russian State Hydrometeorological University, Russia
Early Career
Poland's role in the Arctic
Michal Luszczuk1, Piotr Graczyk*2
1Jan Kochanowski University, Poland, 2University of Tromsø, Norway
Early Career
Calanus based Arctic food web: The role of the ctenophores Mertensia ovum and Beroe cucumis in lipid transfer
Martin Graeve*, Gerhard Kattner
Alfred Wegener Institute, Germany
Fuzzy coding of environmental predictors in constrained ordinations
Michael Greenacre1,2
1Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain, 2Akvaplan-niva, Norway
Unraveling Onisimus litoralis: What can it tell us about seasonality?
Ingeborg G Hallanger*1, Henrik Nygård2
1University of Tromsø, Norway, 2Finnish Environment Institute, Finland
Early Career
The Future of Arctic Shipping along the Transpolar Sea Route
Malte Humpert*1, Andreas Raspotnik1,2
1The Arctic Institute, USA, 2University of Köln/ EXACT Marie Curie ITN Research Fellow, Germany
Early Career
From ‘Great Wall’ to ‘Great White North’: Explaining China’s politics in the Arctic
Malte Humpert*1, Andreas Raspotnik1,2
1The Arctic Institute, USA, 2University of Köln/EXACT Marie Curie ITN Research Fellow, Germany
Early Career
Different Levels of Cooperation between the Arctic Five and Non-Arctic States: The Influence on the Regional Security Environment
Natalja Jegorova
Tallinn University, Estonia
Early Career
Migration out of Greenland and how foreign education complicates a return
Søren Jørgensen
Aalborg University, Denmark
Early Career
Russian Policy in the Arctic: strategic importance, ambitious plans and domestic constraints
Ekaterina Klimenko
SIPRI, Sweden
Early Career
Access to Reproductive Health Services in Northern Canada Communities: The Role of Midwifery in Future Policy Decision-Making
Rachel Kohut
Memorial University, Canada
Early Career
War or peace in the Arctic region?
Anastasia Kornilova*1,2, Tatyana Urieva1
1MGIMO Unoversity, Russia, 2Mendeleev Russian University of Chemistry and Technology, Russia
Early Career
Zooplankton productivity in a changing Arctic Ocean
Ksenia Kosobokova*1, Hans-Juergen Hirche2, Michael Karcher2, Russel Hopcroft3
1Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Russia, 2Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Germany, 3Institute of Marine Science, University of Alaska, USA
Winter Tales - a dark side of planktonic life
Anna Kubiszyn*1, Katarzyna Blachowiak-Samołyk1, Józef Wiktor1, Else Hegseth2, Stig Falk-Petersen2,3
1Institute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland, 2University of Tromsø, Norway, 3Norsk Polarinstitutt, Norway
Early Career
Security dynamics according to the concept of a "Hybrid Arctic"
Fabienne Kürner*, Stefan Norra, Caroline Kramer, Hartmut Klüver
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
Early Career
Recreational fishing on the salmon rivers of northern Europe.
Anna Legun
Petrozavodsk Sate University, Russia
Microbial eukaryotes in an arctic marine ecosystem: Diversity and seasonality 
Miriam Marquardt*1,2, Archana R. Meshram1, Anna Vader1, Marit Reigstad2, Tove M. Gabrielsen1
1University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS), Norway, 2University of Tromsø (UiT), Norway
Early Career
The Emergence of an Arctic Identity in Norway: Towards International Cooperation or International Competition?
Ingrid Medby
The University of Edinburgh, UK
Early Career
Needs of osteological comparison North Atlantic minke whales with North Pacific minke whales to clarify for their taxonomic status.
Gen Nakamura*1, Yoshihiro Fujise2, Toshiya Kishiro3, Hikari Maeda1, Hidehiro Kato1
1Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology, Japan, 2The Institute of Cetacean Research, Japan, 3National Research Institute of Far Seas Fisheries, Japan
Early Career
Arctic governance and the potential political strength of Nordic cooperation
Kristen Ounanian1,2
1University of Rhode Island, USA, 2Aalborg University, Denmark
Early Career
Korean Arctic research program and future strategy
Byong-Kwon Park*, Sang-Heon Nam, Hyun-Kyo Seo
Korea Polar Research Instite, Republic of Korea
Modelling the effects of Holocene primary productivity changes on organic carbon accumulation and storage in the Barents Sea
Irene Pathirana*1,2, Maarten Felix3, Jochen Knies1, Ute Mann3
1Geological Survey of Norway, Norway, 2University of Tromsø, Norway, 3SINTEF Petroleum Research, Norway
Early Career
Development of shipping in the Arctic: opinions of shipowners
Frédéric Lasserre1,2, Sébastien Pelletier*1,2
1Laval University, Canada, 2ArcticNet, Canada, 3Hydro-Québec Institute in Environment, Development and Society (IEDS), Canada
Early Career
Trophic relationships and the role of Calanus in the oceanic ecosystems south and north of Iceland
Hildur Petursdottir1,2
1Marine Research Institute Iceland, Iceland, 2University of Tromsø, Norway
Early Career
Filling the Need for a Comprehensive Fisheries Management Plan for Greenlandic Halibut in Greenland
Jesper Raakjær*, Hanne Bohnstedt
Innovative Fisheries Management, Aalborg Universitet, Denmark
Life on Lance: through the eyes of an anthropologist
Griet Scheldeman
St Andrews University, UK
Early Career
In situ imaging of mesozooplankton in order to assess fine scale spatiotemporal variability: Results from the BaySys 2012 expedition in Hudson Bay
Moritz S. Schmid*1,2, Cyril Aubry2, Jordan Grigor1,2, Louis Fortier1,2
1Takuvik Joint International Laboratory, U. Laval (Canada) & CNRS (France), Département de Biologie, Université Laval, Canada, 2Québec-Océan, Département de Biologie, Université Laval, Canada
Early Career
Revitalization of the Canadian Polar Commission
David J. Scott
Canadian Polar Commission, Canada
Nutrient balance in the bays of the Kara Sea
O.A. Morozova, Irina Semeryuk*, A.D. Tarasenko, A.V. Vesman
Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute, Russia
Early Career
What is sustainable development in a World of Change? Lessons from extreme environment study
Nickolai Shadrin
Institute of Biology of the Southern Seas, Ukraine
Strategic Planning in European Union Policy Towards the Arctic - the Case of Arctic Shipping and Energy Resources
Andreas Raspotnik1,4, Malgorzata Smieszek*2,3
1University of Cologne, Germany, 2College of Europe, Poland, 3Jagiellonian University, Poland, 4The Arctic Institute, USA
Early Career
Methodology for Polar Low study in the Arctic region based on satellite passive microwave data
Julia Smirnova*1,2, Elizaveta Zabolotskikh1,2, Leonid Bobylev2, Danil Ivanov1,3
1Russian State Hydrometeorological University,Satellite oceanography Laboratory, Russia, 2Nansen International Environmental and Remote Sensing Center, Russia, 3Saint-Petersburg State University, Russia
Early Career
The role of the European Union in Arctic Spheres of Authority: towards an offshore Arctic drilling moratorium?
Jan van Tatenhove1, Coco Smits*2
1Wageningen University, The Netherlands, 2Royal HaskoningDHV, UK
Early Career
Impact of Climate Change on Russia's Arctic Policy
Alexander Sokolovskiy
Moscow State Institute of International Relations (University), Russia
Early Career
The Exceptional 'Nature' of Arctic Exceptionalism: Mapping Geophysics to Geopolitics in the High North
Philip Steinberg1,2
1Florida State University, USA, 2Royal Holloway, University of London, UK
Mass occurrences of strangers. A year round study of meroplankton in Adventfjorden, Svalbard.
Eike Stübner
The University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS), Norway
Early Career
CLEOPATRA II: Climate effects on planktonic food quality and trophic transfer in the Arctic marginal ice zone
Janne E. Søreide*1, Øystein Varpe1,5, Jørgen Berge1,4, Tove Gabrielsen1, Ole Jørgen Lønne1, Stig Falk-Petersen2,4, Haakon Hop2, Malin Daase2, Barbara Niehoff3, Martin Graeve3, Eva Leu3, Daniela Freese3, Nathalie Morata6, Geir Johnsen7,1
1The University Centre in Svalbard, Norway, 2Norwegian Polar Intitute, Norway, 3Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Germany, 4University of Tromsø, Norway, 5Akvaplan-niva, Norway, 6Institut Universitaire Européen de la Mer, France, 7Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Early Career
Effect of changes in light and food on the metabolism of the Arctic copepod Calanus glacialis
Nathalie Morata1, Janne E. Søreide*2, Barbara Niehoff3
1Institut Universitaire Européen de la Mer, France, 2The University Centre in Svalbard, Norway, 3Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Germany
Early Career
China's interests in the Arctic: why matters and how to accommodate
Jianye Tang
Institute of Marine Policy and Law, Shanghai Ocean University, China
Polar science organizations and security at the end of the Cold War
Lize-Marié van der Watt1,2
1KTH, Sweden, 2ISAC, Sweden
Early Career
Sea Ice Edge Measurements With the Use Cross-Validation Techniques for Large-Scale Evaluations
Penelope Wagner*1, Cathleen Geiger1, Sean Helfrich2
1University of Delaware, USA, 2National Ice Center, USA
Early Career
Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program (CBMP) - Marine Plan.  Integrated Pan-Arctic Biodiversity Monitoring to Strengthen Decision-Making
Jill Watkins1, Reidar Hindrum*1,2
1Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Canada, 2Directorate for Nature Management, Norway
Japan and Singapore in the Arctic
Stewart Watters*, Aki Tonami
NIAS - Nordic Institute of Asian Studies, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Moonlit swimming: Reverse diel vertical migration of macrozooplankton and distribution of nekton during the polar night.
Clare Webster*1, Øystein Varpe2, Eike Stübner3, Katarzyna Blachowiak-Samolyk4, Stig Falk-Petersen5, Jørgen Berge3, Andrew Brierley1
1University of St Andrews, UK, 2Akvaplan niva, Norway, 3The University in Svalbard, Norway, 4Institute of Oceanology PAS, Poland, 5Norwegian Polar Institute, Norway
Early Career
Sinking particles (56-1140µm ESD) in the Barents Sea: Abundance, Biovolume and the link to POC export
Ingrid Wiedmann*, Marit Reigstad
University of Tromsø, Norway
Early Career
Biodiversity and standing stocks of phyto- and zoobenthos of rocky shores of Isfjorden an Arctic fjord (Svalbard).
Józef jr. Wiktor*, Maria Wlodarska-Kowalczuk, Jan Marcin Węsławski
Institute of Oceanology PAS, Poland
Early Career
Electronic database of MMBI on cod fishery geography in the Barents Sea ecosystem
Alexandr Zhichkin
Murmansk Marine Biological Institute, Russia