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Part III. Arctic Marine Productivity: seasonal patterns. Friday 25 Jan
Parallel science sessions, 10:50-13:00
Auditorium 2
10:50-12:50 Oral presentations
12:50-13:00 Closing words by Paul Wassmann
Chair: Clare Webster & Lena Seuthe
The influence of advection on the marine ecosystem of Arctic fjords: The 2009-2011 seasons of the Billefjorden model system, western Spitsbergen. 
Tove M. Gabrielsen*1, Lilith Kuckero1, Lene Christensen1, Janne E. Søreide1, Anna Vader1, Miriam Marquardt1, Archana Meshram1, Finlo Cottier4, Svein Kristiansen3, Cecilie H. von Quillfeldt2, Jørgen Berge1,3
1University Centre in Svalbard, Norway, 2Norwegian Polar Institute, Norway, 3University of Tromsø, Norway, 4Scottish Association of MArine Sciences, UK
10:50-11:10
Variability of vertical particle flux at the long-term observatory HAUSGARTEN in Eastern Fram Strait since the year 2000. Are we witnessing a change in epipelagic community structure?
Eduard Bauerfeind*, Eva-Maria Nöthig, Kristin Hardge, Angelina Kraft, Catherine Lalande, Katja Metfies, Michael Klages
Alfred-Wegener-Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Germany
11:10-11:30
Pelagic primary production in a freshwater influenced sub-Arctic fjord system - with a view to the past
Thomas Juul-Pedersen*, Kristine Arendt, John Mortensen, Søren Rysgaard
Greenland Climate Research Centre, Greenland
11:30-11:50. Early Career
The annual routine of a predatory Arctic zooplankter in a highly seasonal environment
Jordan Grigor*1,2, Janne Søreide2, Øystein Varpe3,4
1Takuvik Joint International Laboratory, U. Laval (Canada) & CNRS (France), Département de Biologie, Université Laval, Canada, 2The University Centre in Svalbard, Norway, 3Norwegian Polar Institute, Norway, 4Akvaplan-niva, Norway
11:50-12:10. Early Career
Gender-specific reproductive strategies in polar cod (Boreogadus saida)
Jasmine Nahrgang*1, Ekaterina Korshunova1,2, Svetlana Murzina3, Øystein Varpe2, Jørgen Berge1,4
1University of Tromsø, Norway, 2Akvaplan-niva, Norway, 3Institute of Biology of the Karelian Research Centre, RAS, Russia, 4University Centre In Svalbard, Norway
12:10-12:30. Early Career
The effect of Arctic produced water on the fitness of Mytilus edulis: the potential for the use of growth and particle retention efficiency as real-time monitoring endpoints.
Kirsten J. Redmond*1,3, Steinar Sanni2,1, Mark Berry3, Odd Ketil Andersen3
1University of Stavanger, Norway, 2International Research Institute of Stavanger, Norway, 3BiotaTools AS, Norway
12:30-12:50. Early Career