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A brief history of climate – the northern seas from the Last Glacial Maximum to global warming
Bjørg Risebrobakken*3,2, Tor Eldevik1,2, Anne Bjune3,2
1University of Bergen, Norway, 2Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research, Norway, 3Uni Climate Research, Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part I. Arctic climate change – global implications: Arctic-Atlantic climate change: from past to future. Thursday 22 Jan  -  09:00-10:30
09:00-09:30
A prototype of BarentsNet professional social network for management information support of Barents Euro-Arctic region innovation and risk-sustainable development
Andrey Masloboev*1,2, Alena Fedorova2, Anatoliy Smirnov3, Remi Strand4
1Institute for Informatics and Mathematical Modelling of Technological Processes of the Kola Science Center of Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia, 2Kola Branch of Petrozavodsk State University, Russia, 3National Institute of Research of Global Security, Russia, 4Arctic Development AS, Norway
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Adaptive capacities of Arctic urban design – from current weather variability to climate change
Essi Oikarinen
Department of Architecture, University of Oulu, Finland
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Adaptive Management of Arctic Marine Mammal Populations in RESPONSE TO Changing Arctic Conditions
Suzanne Ban
ENVIRON, International, USA
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Advection of Atlantic Water and secondary producers into the Arctic Ocean
Sünnje Linnéa Basedow*1, Arild Sundfjord2
1University of Nordland, Norway, 2Norwegian Polar Institute, Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part I. Arctic climate change – global implications: Arctic-Atlantic climate change: from past to future. Thursday 22 Jan  -  09:00-10:30
09:50-10:10
Analysis of ice mass balance buoys and radiative fluxes in summers 2012 and 2013 in the central Arctic Ocean
Caixin Wang*, Mats A. Granskog, Alexey K. Pavlov, Sebastian Gerland, Stephen R. Hudson
Norwegian Polar Institute, Norway
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Arctic Climate Change and the Polar Archaeological Record.
Hans Peter Blankholm
University of Tromsø, Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part I. Arctic climate change – global implications: Arctic-Atlantic climate change: from past to future. Thursday 22 Jan  -  09:00-10:30
09:30-09:50
Arctic Engineering Mitigates Challenges Relating to Climate Change
Hannele Zubeck*1, Riitta Kamula2, Kai Ryynänen3, Pernille Erland Jensen4, Sven Knutson5
1University of Alaska Anchorage, USA, 2University of Oulu, Thule Institute, Finland, 3Lapland University of Applied Sciences, Finland, 4Centre of Arctic Tecnology, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark, 5Luleå University of Technology, Sweden
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Arctic glaciers - status quo or rapidly shrinking?
Geir Moholdt*1, Alex S. Gardner2, Bert Wouters3
1Norwegian Polar Institute, Norway, 2Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA, 3University of Bristol, UK
Parallel Science sessions:  Part I. Arctic climate change – global implications: Glaciers, sea level and mobility. Friday 23 Jan  -  09:00-10:30
09:30-09:50
Arctic Governance Regime: The Last Frontier for Hydrocarbons exploitation
Gisele M.Arruda*1, Wayne Renke2
1GSM London, UK, 2University of Alberta, Canada
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Arctic Himalayan Connections
David Molden
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), Nepal
Plenary Science session:  David Molden, International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development. Arctic Himalayan Connections. Wednesday 21 Jan  -  11:05
11:05-11:35
Arctic oil and gas: challenges and solutions
Alfred Hanssen
Aker Solutions, Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part III. The Arctic's role in the global energy supply and security: Oil and gas exploration in the Arctic. Thursday 22 Jan  -  09:00-10:30
09:00-09:30
Arctic Sea Ice and Impacts of its Disappearance
Julienne Stroeve
University of Colorado, USA
Plenary Science session:  Julienne Stroeve, National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) within the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES). Wednesday 21 Jan  -  09:15
09:15-09:45
Arctic Warming: Greenhouse gas methane releases on the rise?
Jürgen Mienert*1, Karin Andreassen1, Catherine Lund Myhre2, Giuliana Panieri1, Alexey Portnov1, Stefan Buenz1
1Centre for Arctic Gashydrate, Environment and Climate (CAGE), UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Norway, 2Norwegian Institute for Air Research, Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part I. Arctic climate change – global implications: Greenhouse gas emissions in the Arctic. Friday 23 Jan  -  10:50-12:00
11:10-11:30
Assessing mining impacts from dust and black carbon on Arctic snow in Svalbard, Norway
Alia Khan*1, Heidi Deerson3, Yan Ding2, Joshua Schwarz4, Rudolf Jaffe2, Mark Hermanson5
1University of Colorado, USA, 2Florida International University, USA, 3University of Conneticut, USA, 4National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency, USA, 5University Center in Svalbard, Norway
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Barents Sea ice changes and the Warm Arctic Cold Eurasia pattern.
Svetlana Sorokina*1,4, Camille Li2,4, Justin Wettstein2,4, Nils Gunnar Kvamstø2,4
1Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center, Norway, 2Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen, Norway, 3National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA, 4Bjerknes centre for climate research, Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part I. Arctic climate change – global implications: Sea ice: processes and implications. Thursday 22 Jan  -  14:30-15:40
15:20-15:40
Benthic macro fauna in Svalbard methane seeps: Community structure and signs of novel methane-associated species.
Emmelie K Åström*1,2, Michael L Carroll1,3, William G Jr Ambrose1,4, JoLynn Carroll1,3, Anna Silyakova1,2, Karin Andreassen1,2
1CAGE - Centre for Arctic Gas Hydrate, Environment and Climate, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Norway, 2Department of Geology, University of Tromsø, Norway, 3Akvaplan-niva, Fram Centre for Climate and Environment, Norway, 4Bates College, Department of Biology, USA
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Best practice reporting and sustainability benchmarking in Arctic shipping: An exploratory study
Daria Gritsenko
University of Turku, Finland
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Biofuel is one of the key energy resources in the Arctic Region
Pavel Maryandyshev*, Aleksandr Chernov, Viktor Lyubov
Northern (Arctic) federal university named after M.V. Lomonosov, Russia
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Biological effects of the Skjervøy diesel oil spill: a sub-Arctic case study
Ekaterina Korshunova*1,2, Kjetil Sagerup1, Perrine Geraudie1, Jasmine Nahrgang2, Marianne Frantzen1
1Akvaplan-niva, Norway, 2Department of Arctic and Marine Biology, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Norway
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Bridging marine productivity regimes: How Atlantic inflow affects productivity, carbon cycling and export in a melting Arctic Ocean (CarbonBridge)
Marit Reigstad*1, Paul Wassmann1, Camilla Svensen1, Lena Seuthe1, Sünnje Basedow2, Ingrid Ellingsen3
1UiT the Arctic University of Norway, Norway, 2University of Nordland, Norway, 3SINTEF, Norway
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Bridging the gaps of our understanding of the Triassic of the northern Barents Shelf
Ingrid Anell*1, Alvar Braathen1,2, Snorre Olaussen2, Jan Inge Faleide1
1University of Oslo, Norway, 2UNIS, Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part III. The Arctic's role in the global energy supply and security: . Thursday 22 Jan  -  14:30-15:40
14:30-15:00
Can we produce realistic seasonal forecasts in the new Arctic paradigm?
Julienne Stroeve
University of Colorado, USA
Parallel Science sessions:  Part I. Arctic climate change – global implications: Sea ice: processes and implications. Thursday 22 Jan  -  14:30-15:40
14:30-15:00
Capelin (Mallotus villotus) early life stages - effects of acute exposure to mechanically and chemically dispersed oil
Luca Tassara*, Marianne Frantzen
Akvaplan-niva, Norway
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Challenges regarding electricity supply to offshore oil and gas installations in the Arctic
Dag Eirik Nordgård
SINTEF Energy Research, Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part III. The Arctic's role in the global energy supply and security: Oil and gas exploration in the Arctic. Thursday 22 Jan  -  10:50-11:50
11:30-11:50
Changes in Fram Strait Sea Ice Volume Export between 1992 and 2012 and Implications for the Arctic Sea Ice Mass Balance
Gunnar Spreen*1, Ron Kwok2, Edmond Hansen1,3, Sebastian Gerland1
1Norwegian Polar Institute, Norway, 2Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, USA, 3Multiconsult, Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part I. Arctic climate change – global implications: Sea ice: processes and implications. Thursday 22 Jan  -  16:00-17:00
16:40-17:00
Changes in iceberg size and distribution in Greenland’s coastal waters
Jessica Scheick*1,3, Gordon Hamilton1,3, M. Brady Butler1, Jakob Abermann2, Eva Mätzler2
1University of Maine, USA, 2Asiaq, Greenland Survey, Greenland, 3Climate Change Institute, USA
Parallel Science sessions:  Part I. Arctic climate change – global implications: Sea ice: processes and implications. Thursday 22 Jan  -  16:00-17:00
16:20-16:40
Changes in oil exposure of fish early life stages when using dispersants to combat oil spill
Frode Vikebø*1, Petter Rønningen2, Sonnich Meier1, Bjørn Einar Grøsvik1, Vidar Lien1
1Institute of Marine Research, Norway, 2SINTEF, Strindvegen, Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part III. The Arctic's role in the global energy supply and security: Oil and gas exploration in the Arctic . Thursday 22 Jan  -  16:00-17:00
16:00-16:20
Changing climates in local communities on the Barents coast
Peter Hemmersam*, Janike Kampevold Larsen
Oslo School of Architecture and Design, Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part I. Arctic climate change – global implications: Social manifestations and adaptation. Wednesday 21 Jan  -  13:00-14:40
13:10-13:40
China’s energy interests in the Arctic: how to understand China’s foreign policy in a multipolar world
Cecile Pelaudeix1,2
1Aarhus University, Denmark, 2Arctic Research Center, Denmark, 3PACTE-Sciences Po, France
Parallel Science sessions:  Part III. The Arctic's role in the global energy supply and security: Arctic energy and the global energy supply. Friday 23 Jan  -  09:00-10:30
10:10-10:30
China-Russia Arctic Energy Cooperation: Timing, Reality and Prospects
Beixi Deng*, Xia Zhang
Polar Research Institute of China, China
Parallel Science sessions:  Part III. The Arctic's role in the global energy supply and security: Arctic energy and the global energy supply. Friday 23 Jan  -  10:50-12:00
11:10-11:30
Cleantech energy and the Arctic: How could it be a game changer in the world energy supply?
Florian Vidal
Paris-Descartes University, France
Parallel Science sessions:  Part III. The Arctic's role in the global energy supply and security: Renewable energy of the Arctic and Societal aspects of Arctic Energy activities. Wednesday 21 Jan  -  13:00-14:40
13:40-14:00
Climate change debate and the ‘Russian proposal’: on the way from Durban 2011 to Paris 2015
Iuliia Goman
St. Petersburg State University, Russia
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Climate change Justice - The Arctic and beyond
Øyvind Stokke
UiT-The Arctic University of Norway, Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part I. Arctic climate change – global implications: Social manifestations and adaptation. Wednesday 21 Jan  -  15:00-17:00
15:40-16:00
Climate warming impact on Barents Sea ecosystem vulnerability and functioning
Raul Primicerio*1, Michaela Aschan1, Andrey Dolgov2, Maria Fossheim3, Edda Johannesen4, Lis Lindal Jørgensen3, Susanne Kortsch1, Magnus Wiedmann5
1UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Norway, 2PINRO, Russia, 3Institute of Marine Research, Norway, 4Institute of Marine Research, Norway, 5Akvaplan-NIVA, Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part II. Ecological winners and losers in future Arctic marine ecosystems: Ecosystem functioning and management of living resources. Friday 23 Jan  -  10:50-12:00
10:50-11:10
Computer models and technologies for information monitoring and control of socio-economic and ecological security of the industrially-explored Arctic regions
Andrey Masloboev*1,2, Vladimir Putilov1,2
1Institute for Informatics and Mathematical Modelling of Technological Processes of Kola Science Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia, 2Kola Branch of Petrozavodsk State University, Russia
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
COPPY: Fate of COPePod secondarY production in a chancing Arctic
Ksenia Kosobokova*1, Barbara Niehoff2, Galina Abyzova1, M. Hatlebakk3, Martin Graeve2, Janne Søreide3
1P.P.Shirshov Institute of Oceanology RAS, Russia, 2Alfred Wegener Institute, Germany, 3The University Centre in Svalbard, Norway
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Critical Infrastructure in the Arctic and how to prepare for Climate Change
Maj Bæverfjord1, Anatoly Sinitsyn1,2, Anders Gylland1, Magne Wold*1
1SINTEF, Norway, 2UNIS, Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part I. Arctic climate change – global implications: Changing ground properties. Thursday 22 Jan  -  10:50-11:50
11:10-11:30
Delivering knowledge to improve environmental risk management for Northern Norway’s marine ecosystems
JoLynn Carroll*1,2, Paul Renaud1, Paul Wassmann3, Jasmine Nahrgang3, Roger Flage4, Thierry Baussant5, Martin Biuw1
1Akvaplan-niva, Norway, 2University of Tromsø - Geology, Norway, 3University of Tromsø - BFE, Norway, 4University of Stavanger, Norway, 5International Research Institute of Stavanger, Norway
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Developing regulations for sustainable petroleum production in the Arctic
Ann-Magnhild Solås*, Maaike Knol, Peter Arbo
UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part III. The Arctic's role in the global energy supply and security: Oil and gas exploration in the Arctic. Thursday 22 Jan  -  09:00-10:30
09:30-09:50
Diet and feeding behaviour of bowhead whales in the Eastern Canadian Arctic under current environmental conditions. 
Sarah Fortune*1,3, Steve Ferguson2, Andrew Trites1, Bernard LeBlanc2, Mark Baumgartner3
1University of British Columbia, Canada, 2Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Canada, 3Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA
Parallel Science sessions:  Part II. Ecological winners and losers in future Arctic marine ecosystems: session name. Wednesday 21 Jan  -  15:00-17:00
16:20-16:40
Diet of non-target fishes in the northern Barents Sea and the Kara Sea
Andrey Dolgov*, Aleksandr Benzik, Irina Prokopchuk, Olga Chetyrkina, Anna Gordeeva
Polar Research Institute of Marine Fisheries and Oceanography (PINRO), Russia
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Digestive enzyme activities during ontogenetic vertical migration of Calanus glacialis
Barbara Niehoff*1, Daniela Freese1,2, Janne Søreide2
1Alfred-Wegener-Institut, Germany, 22University Center in Svalbard, Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part II. Ecological winners and losers in future Arctic marine ecosystems: session name. Wednesday 21 Jan  -  15:00-17:00
16:40-17:00
Distributed renewable energy production in the high North.
Peter Haugan
University of Bergen, Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part III. The Arctic's role in the global energy supply and security: Renewable energy of the Arctic and Societal aspects of Arctic Energy activities. Wednesday 21 Jan  -  13:00-14:40
14:00-14:20
Distribution of algal aggregates under summer sea ice in the Central Arctic
Christian Katlein*1, Mar Fernandez1,2, Frank Wenzhöfer1,2, Marcel Nicolaus1
1Alfred-Wegener-Institut Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung, Germany, 2Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Germany
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Effect of ocean warming on the dynamics of the Barents Sea food web.
Benjamin Planque*1, Ulf Lindstrøm1, Sam Subbey2
1Institute of Marine Research, Norway, 2Institute of Marine Research, Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part II. Ecological winners and losers in future Arctic marine ecosystems: session name. Wednesday 21 Jan  -  15:00-17:00
16:00-16:20
Effect of the North Atlantic on climate change in the Barents sea
Natalia Glok*, Genrikh Alekseev, Alexander Smirnov, Anastasia Vyazilova
Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute, Russia
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Effects of crude mineral oil on biotransformation, lipid homeostasis and oxidative stress in polar cod (Boreogadus saida)
Ireen Vieweg*1, Eider Bilbao2, Ibon Cancio2, Miren P. Cajaraville2, Maura Benedetti3, Francesco Regoli3, Jørgen Schou Christiansen1, Haakon Hop4, Jasmine Nahrgang1
1The Arctic University of Norway, Norway, 2University of the Basque Country, Spain, 3Polytechnic University of Marche, Italy, 4Norwegian Polar Institute, Norway
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Effects of ocean acidification and warming on growth and food consumption of juvenile Polar cod, Boreogadus saida and Atlantic cod, Gadus morhua
Kristina Kunz*, Rainer Knust, Felix C. Mark
Alfred-Wegener-Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Germany
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Energy, Inuit, and Security in the Canadian Arctic
Wilfrid Greaves
University of Toronto, Canada
Parallel Science sessions:  Part III. The Arctic's role in the global energy supply and security: Renewable energy of the Arctic and Societal aspects of Arctic Energy activities. Wednesday 21 Jan  -  15:00-17:00
16:40-17:00
Environmental drivers of Benthic Biomass Size Spectra in Arctic fiords
Barbara Górska*, Maria Wlodarksa-Kowalczuk
Institute of Oceanology PAS, Poland
Parallel Science sessions:  Part II. Ecological winners and losers in future Arctic marine ecosystems: session name. Wednesday 21 Jan  -  13:00-14:40
14:00-14:20
Environmental risk assessments of oil spills in a changing Arctic environment
Marte Rusten, Odd Willy Brude, Øyvind Endresen, Delphine Laborde*, Torild Nissen-Lie
DNVGL, Norway
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Environmental safety of sea routes in the Arctic Region of the Russian Federation
Vladimir Masloboev*1,3, Andrey Masloboev2
1Institute of the Industrial Ecology Problems of the North, Kola Science Center, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia, 2Institute of Informatics and Mathematical Modeling of Technological Processes, Kola Science Center, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia, 3Kola Branch of Petrozavodsk State University, Russia
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Examining the interaction of reproductive traits and landscape characteristics on Arctic shrub expansion using a spatially-explicit simulation modelling approach
Adam Naito*, David Cairns, Richard Feldman, William Grant
Texas A&M University, USA
Parallel Science sessions:  Part I. Arctic climate change – global implications: Social manifestations and adaptation. Wednesday 21 Jan  -  13:00-14:40
14:00-14:20
Expansion of Extractive Industries and Its Influence on Indigenous Communities in the North-West of Russia
Anna Varfolomeeva
Central European University, Hungary
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Explaining body size and reproduction of the copepods Calanus spp.: predictions from a life history model
Maciej Ejsmond*1,2, John McNamara3, Janne Søreide1, Øystein Varpe1,4
1University Centre in Svalbard, Department of Arctic Biology, Norway, 2Jagiellonian University, Institute of Environmental Sciences, Poland, 3University of Bristol, School of Mathematics, UK, 4Akvaplan-niva, Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part II. Ecological winners and losers in future Arctic marine ecosystems: Physical and biological drivers. Thursday 22 Jan  -  16:00-17:00
16:40-17:00
Facilitating Collaborative Problem-Solving for a Changing Arctic: the Case of the Devising Seminar on Arctic Fisheries
Danya Rumore*1,2, Lawrence Susskind1,2
1Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, 2Program on Negotiations at Harvard Law School, USA
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Fate of the key Arctic copepod Calanus glacialis in a changing Arctic
Janne E. Søreide*1, Maja Hatlebakk1, Malin Daase2, Lauris Boissonnot3,1, Daniela Freese3,1, Martin Graeve3, Barbara Niehoff3
1The University Centre in Svalbard, Norway, 2University of Tromsø, Norway, 3Alfred Wegener Institute, Germany
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Feedback Loops and Interdependencies between Arctic and non-Arctic Regions - The Arctic in a Global Energy Picture
Kathrin Keil
Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS), Germany
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Forecasting winners and losers of the Arctic environment: the potential Population Consequences of Disturbance (PCoD) for marine mammals
Cormac Booth*1, John Harwood1,3, Stephanie King2, Rob Schick2, Carl Donovan2
1SMRU Marine, UK, 2Centre for Research into Ecological and Environmental Modelling, UK, 3Sea Mammal Research Unit, UK
Parallel Science sessions:  Part II. Ecological winners and losers in future Arctic marine ecosystems: Ecosystem functioning and management of living resources. Friday 23 Jan  -  09:00-10:30
10:10-10:30
Fram Strait Spring Ice Export and the September Arctic Sea Ice Cover
Mari H. Halvorsen1, Lars Henrik Smedsrud*1,2, Kjell Kloster3
1Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen, Norway, 2Bjerknes Center for Climate Research, Norway, 3Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center, Norway
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
From 'benthos-dominated' to 'zooplankton-dominated' mode- is it plausible scenario for Spitsbergen fjords?
Katarzyna Grzelak*, Marta Gluchowska, Jan Marcin Weslawski
Institute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
From Deepwater Horizon to the Chukchi Sea: Evolving Approaches to Address Safety of Offshore Oil Exploration in the US Arctic 
Thomas Leschine
University of Washington School of Marine and Environmental Affairs, USA
Parallel Science sessions:  Part III. The Arctic's role in the global energy supply and security: Oil and gas exploration in the Arctic. Thursday 22 Jan  -  10:50-11:50
11:10-11:30
Functional redundancy in Barents Sea fish: winners and losers in a changing Arctic
Magnus Aune Wiedmann*1,2, Michaela Aschan2, Michael Greenacre2,3, Andrey Dolgov4, Raul Primicerio2
1Akvaplan-niva, Norway, 2University of Tromsø, Norway, 3Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Barcelona Graduate School of Economics, Spain, 4Knipovich Polar Research Institute of Marine Fisheries and Oceanography, Russia
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Geopolitical issues of new Arctic Sea routes - a major consequence of climate change in the area
Camille Escudé
Sciences Po Paris - Doctoral School, France
Parallel Science sessions:  Part I. Arctic climate change – global implications: Social manifestations and adaptation. Wednesday 21 Jan  -  15:00-17:00
16:40-17:00
Glaciers between Little Ice Age and Anthropocene - causes of the global meltdown
Ben Marzeion*1, J. Graham Cogley2, Kristin Richter1, David Parkes1, Alexander H. Jarosch3
1University of Innsbruck, Austria, 2Trent University, Canada, 3University of Iceland, Iceland
Parallel Science sessions:  Part I. Arctic climate change – global implications: Glaciers, sea level and mobility. Friday 23 Jan  -  09:00-10:30
09:00-09:30
Greenland Sea hooded seals - a climate change loser?
Anne Kirstine Frie*1, Vladislav Svetochev2, Garry B. Stenson3, Tore Haug1
1Institute of Marine Research, Norway, 2Murmansk Marine Biological Institute, Norway, 3Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Canada
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Growing of the Arctic Marine Ecosystem  - food-web traits of the West Spitsbergen fjords ecosystems
Marta Gluchowska*1, Maciej T. Tomczak2, Slawomir Kwasniewski1, Maria Wlodarska-Kowalczuk1, Joanna Legezynska1, Jan Marcin Weslawski1
1Institute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland, 2Stockholm University, Sweden
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Harbour seals in the Arctic: Future ecological winners on Svalbard?
Marie-Anne Blanchet*1,2, Christian Lydersen1, Andrew D. Lowther1, Rolf A. Ims2, Kit M. Kovacs1
1Norwegian Polar Institute, Norway, 2Arctic University of Norway, Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part II. Ecological winners and losers in future Arctic marine ecosystems: Trails of life and death. Thursday 22 Jan  -  10:50-11:50
11:10-11:30
How to survive if you’re outdated, environmentally unfriendly and unprofitable? Sustainability paths for Barentsburg
Andrian Vlakhov
European University at St.Petersburg, Russia
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Ice Risk Management during exploration drilling in the Hoop region
Kenneth Eik*, Pavel Liferov, Jens Christian Roth, Richard Hall
Statoil, Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part III. The Arctic's role in the global energy supply and security: Oil and gas exploration in the Arctic . Thursday 22 Jan  -  16:00-17:00
16:40-17:00
Impacts of sea-ice retreat on primary production in the Central Arctic Ocean
Mar Fernández-Méndez*1,2, Christian Katlein1, Benjamin Rabe1, Marcel Nicolaus1, Ilka Peeken1,3, Karel Bakker4, Hauke Flores1, Heidi Louise Sørensen5, Ronnie Nøhr Glud5, Frank Wenzhöfer1,2, Antje Boetius1,2
1Alfred-Wegener-Institut Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar und Meeresforschung, Germany, 2Max Planck Institute for marine Microbiology, Germany, 3MARUM Center for Marine Environmental Sciences, Germany, 4Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea research, The Netherlands, 5University of Southern Denmark, Macao
Parallel Science sessions:  Part II. Ecological winners and losers in future Arctic marine ecosystems Physical and biological drivers. Thursday 22 Jan  -  14:30-15:40
15:00-15:20
Implications of future climate change: phase shifting the seasonal rhythmicity in mammals from different climatic zones
V.A. Ilyukha*1,2, E.A. Khizhkin1, I.A. Vinogradova2, S.N. Sergina1, L.B. Uzenbaeva1, T.N. Ilyina1, I.V. Baishnikova1, A.G. Kizhina1, A.V. Morozov2, S. Lapinski3, M. Lis3
1Institute of Biology, Karelian Research centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia, 2Petrozavodsk State University, Russia, 3Agricultural University of Krakow, Poland
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Improving Oil Spill Response in the Arctic - Building on Decades of Research
Joseph Mullin1, Hanne Greiff Johnsen*2
1International Association of Oil and Gas Producers, UK, 2Statoil AS, Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part III. The Arctic's role in the global energy supply and security: Oil and gas exploration in the Arctic. Thursday 22 Jan  -  09:00-10:30
10:10-10:30
Influence of climate on the quality of foraging grounds for little auk on West Spitsbergen
Kaja Ostaszewska1
1Institute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland, 22Centre for Polar Studies, Leading National Research Centre, Poland
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
International Legal Implications of Climate Change for Arctic Fisheries Management
Seamus Ryder
K. G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea, UiT - The Arctic University of Norway, Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part I. Arctic climate change – global implications: Social manifestations and adaptation. Wednesday 21 Jan  -  15:00-17:00
16:20-16:40
Intrapopulation diet variation in beluga whales: implications for bottom-up impacts of a changing Arctic ecosystem
Cory Matthews*1, Steven Ferguson2,1
1University of Manitoba, Canada, 2Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Canada
Parallel Science sessions:  Part II. Ecological winners and losers in future Arctic marine ecosystems Physical and biological drivers. Thursday 22 Jan  -  14:30-15:40
15:20-15:40
Is the Arctic an economic time bomb? The role of Integrated Assessment Models?
Jimena Alvarez*1, Dmitry Yumashev1, Gail Whiteman2
1Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 2Department of Business-Society Management, Rotterdam School of Management (RSM), Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Is Three a Crowd? Arctic resource strategy in Russia, China, and Japan
Timothy Magner
Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, USA
Parallel Science sessions:  Part III. The Arctic's role in the global energy supply and security: Arctic energy and the global energy supply. Friday 23 Jan  -  10:50-12:00
11:30-11:50
Jojoba oil biorefinery using a green catalyst. Part I: Simulation of the process
Marcos Sánchez*1,2, Jorge Marchetti2, Noureddin El-Boulifi1, José Aracil1, Mercedes Martínez1
1Complutense University, Spain, 2Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Jojoba oil biorefinery using a green catalyst. Part II: Feasibility study and economical assessment
Marcos Sánchez*1,2, Jorge Marchetti2, Noureddin El-Boulifi1, José Aracil1, Mercesdes Martínez1
1Complutense University, Spain, 2Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Long-term dynamics of macrobenthic communities in the Baydaratskaya Bay (Kara Sea)
Valentin Kokarev*1, Vladislav Kozlovsky2, Margarita Chikina2, Andrey Azovsky1
1Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia, 2P.P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology RAS, Russia
Parallel Science sessions:  Part II. Ecological winners and losers in future Arctic marine ecosystems: Physical and biological drivers. Thursday 22 Jan  -  16:00-17:00
16:20-16:40
Long-term monitoring of marine environmental changes by mooring system in the Pacific sector of the Arctic Ocean
Takashi Kikuchi*1, Motoyo Itoh1, Shigeto Nishino1, Eiji Watanabe1, Jonaotaro Onodera1, Naomi Harada1, Kazuo Amakasu2, Minoru Kitamura1, Michiyo Yamamoto-Kawai2
1Japan Agency for Marine Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC), Japan, 2Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology, Japan
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Loss of Arctic and Barents Sea ice in relation to Atlantic inflow
Lars H. Smedsrud0
1University of Bergen, Norway, 2University Centre in Svalbard, Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part I. Arctic climate change – global implications: Arctic-Atlantic climate change: from past to future. Thursday 22 Jan  -  09:00-10:30
10:10-10:30
Loss of sea ice during winter north of Svalbard
Ingrid Husøy Onarheim*1,2, Lars Henrik Smedsrud1,3, Randi B. Ingvaldsen4, Frank Nilsen3,1
1Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen, Norway, 2Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research, Norway, 3University Centre in Svalbard, Norway, 4Institute of Marine Research, Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part I. Arctic climate change – global implications: Glaciers, sea level and mobility. Friday 23 Jan  -  09:00-10:30
10:10-10:30
Management of living resources in a changing Arctic
Harald Gjøsæter1,2
1Institute of Marine Research, Norway, 2Hjort Centre for Marine Ecosystem Dynamics, Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part II. Ecological winners and losers in future Arctic marine ecosystems: Ecosystem functioning and management of living resources. Friday 23 Jan  -  09:00-10:30
09:00-09:30
Melting Homelands: A Sense of Belonging in the Changing Arctic
Ingrid A. Medby
Durham University, UK
Parallel Science sessions:  Part I. Arctic climate change – global implications: Social manifestations and adaptation. Wednesday 21 Jan  -  15:00-17:00
15:20-15:40
Mercury, Sulfur-Reducing Bacteria and Organic Matter in the Sediments of Subarctic Kusawa Lake, Yukon Territory, Canada.
Jocelyn Joe-Strack
University of Northern British Columbia, Canada
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Methane and climate change: Exploring the impacts on seabed ecology in Svalbard
Michael Carroll1, Mette Marianne Svenning3, Guiliana Panieri2, Janne Søreide4, Will Ambrose5, Emmelie Åström2, Friederike Gründger2, Tveit Alexander Tøsdal3, Starrlight Augustine6, Ellen Damm7, Martin Graeve7, Wei-Li Hong8, Tjalling Jager9, JoLynn Carroll*1,2
1Akvaplan-niva, Norway, 2University of Tromsø - CAGE, Norway, 3University of Tromsø - BFE, Norway, 4UNIS, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, 5Bates College, USA, 6Technical University of Denmark, Denmark, 7Alfred Wegener Institute, Germany, 8Oregon State University, USA, 9Vrije University, The Netherlands
Parallel Science sessions:  Part II. Ecological winners and losers in future Arctic marine ecosystems: Trails of life and death. Thursday 22 Jan  -  10:50-11:50
11:30-11:50
Methane emissions in the Arctic Ocean: from the past to the future
Giuliana Panieri*, Tine Rasmussen, Chiara Consolaro, Andrea Schneider, Kamila Sztybor, Katarzyna Zamelczyk
Centre for Arctic Gas hydrate, Environment and climate - CAGE, Department of Geology, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part I. Arctic climate change – global implications: Greenhouse gas emissions in the Arctic. Friday 23 Jan  -  10:50-12:00
11:30-11:50
MIFIS - a deep offshore pollution containment system
Fivos Andritsos
European Commission - JRC, Italy
Parallel Science sessions:  Part III. The Arctic's role in the global energy supply and security: Oil and gas exploration in the Arctic. Thursday 22 Jan  -  10:50-11:50
10:50-11:10
MyOcean Services
Sian de Koster*1, Iréne Lake1, MyOcean Consortium2
1SMHI, Sweden, 2Mercator Océan, France
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Net Environmental Benefit Analysis support Tool to Assess Oil Spill Response Technologies and the Environmental Effects of Arctic Oil Spills
Lionel camus*1, Jack Word2, Stephane Le Floch3, Robbert Jak4
1Akvaplan niva, Norway, 2Environ International, USA, 3Cedre, France, 4IMARES, The Netherlands
Parallel Science sessions:  Part III. The Arctic's role in the global energy supply and security: . Thursday 22 Jan  -  14:30-15:40
15:20-15:40
New monitoring of physical and biochemical environment in the area north of Svalbard 
Vladimir Pavlov*1, Arild Sundfjord1, Randi Ingvaldsen2, Marit Reigstad3
1Norwegian Polar Institute, Norway, 2Institute of Marine Research, Norway, 3University of Tromsø-The Arctic University of Norway, Norway
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
New Renewable Energy in Northern Norway - what is the potential?
Tobias Boström
UIT The Arctic University of Norway, Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part III. The Arctic's role in the global energy supply and security: Renewable energy of the Arctic and Societal aspects of Arctic Energy activities. Wednesday 21 Jan  -  13:00-14:40
13:10-13:40
Observing Arctic Ocean ecosystem change: lessons learned from open-ocean field studies
Antje Boetius*, and the FRAM team
Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research, Germany
Plenary Science session:  Antje Boetius, Professor of Geomicrobiology at the University Bremen. Observing Arctic Ocean ecosystem change: lessons learned from open-ocean field studies. Wednesday 21 Jan  -  09:45
09:45-10:15
Ocean floor methane seeps in the North-western Svalbard - A snapshot of the oceanography and benthic methane release
Pär Jansson*1, Bénédicte Ferré1, Anna Silyakova1, Jens Greinert1,2, Jürgen Mienert1
1CAGE - Centre for Arctic Gas Hydrate, Environment, and Climate at UiT- The Arctic University of Norway, Norway, 2GEOMAR - Wischhofstraße 1-3, Germany
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
On the characteristics of climate change in Scandinavia and its association with the Northern Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) and sea ice
Youmin Chen*, Stefan Sobolowski
Uni Research Climate, Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part I. Arctic climate change – global implications: Sea ice: processes and implications. Thursday 22 Jan  -  14:30-15:40
15:00-15:20
Optimization of homogeneous acid-catalysed esterification of free fatty acids from fish oil by response surface methodology
Marta Serrano*1, Jorge Mario Marchetti2, Mercedes Martínez1, Jose Aracil1
1Complutense University, Spain, 2Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Overwintering survival in a warmer ocean may ultimately determine the winners and losers in zooplankton communities on Arctic shelves 
Robert Campbell*1, Carin Ashjian2, Stephen Okkonen3
1University of Rhode Island, USA, 2Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA, 3University of Alaska, Fairbanks, USA
Parallel Science sessions:  Part II. Ecological winners and losers in future Arctic marine ecosystems: session name. Wednesday 21 Jan  -  13:00-14:40
13:10-13:40
Past and future distribution of Barents Sea Greenland halibut in relation to climate change
Elvar H. Hallfredsson*1, Randi Ingvaldsen2, Ole Thomas Albert1
1Institute of Marine Research, Norway, 2Institute of Marine Research, Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part II. Ecological winners and losers in future Arctic marine ecosystems: session name. Wednesday 21 Jan  -  13:00-14:40
14:20-14:40
Patterns and drivers of bacterial production in the marginal ice zone northwest of Svalbard
Lena Seuthe*1, Maria Vernet2, Maria Lund Paulsen3, Marit Reigstad1
1Institute of Arctic and Marine Biology, UiT- The Arctic University of Norway, Norway, 2Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, USA, 3Institute of Biology, University of Bergen, Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part II. Ecological winners and losers in future Arctic marine ecosystems: Trails of life and death. Thursday 22 Jan  -  09:00-10:30
09:50-10:10
Pelagic and sea ice biota in the Central Arctic - 2011-2012- Two contrasting years!
Ilka Peeken*1,2, Karel Bakker3, Kattner Gerhard1, Krumpen Thomas1, Fernández Méndez Mar1,4, le Guitton Marie3, Uhlig Christiane1
1Alfred-Wegener-Institut Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung, Germany, 2MARUM Center for Marine Environmental Sciences, University of Bremen, Germany., Germany, 3Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea research, The Netherlands, 4Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Germany
Parallel Science sessions:  Part II. Ecological winners and losers in future Arctic marine ecosystems: session name. Wednesday 21 Jan  -  15:00-17:00
15:00-15:20
Pelagic visitors: Seasonal dynamics of meroplankton groups in a subarctic fjord
Helena Kling Michelsen*, Camilla Svensen, Marit Reigstad
University of Tromsø, Norway
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Planktonic foraminifera response to climate and ocean chemistry changes during the past two millennia in the Arctic
Kasia Zamelczyk*1, Tine Rasmussen1, Clara Manno2
1CAGE-Centre for Arctic Gas Hydrate, Environment and Climate, UiT, the Arctic University of Norway, Norway, 2British Antarctic Survey, UK
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Professional fitness of workers in the Arctic in climate change conditions
Yana Korneeva*1,2, Natalia Simonova1,2
1Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after MV Lomonosov, Russia, 2Northern State Medical University, Russia
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Propagation and Modification of Ocean Heat Anomalies in the Nordic Seas
Marius Årthun*1,2, Tor Eldevik1,2, Kjell Arne Mork3,2, Øystein Skagseth3
1Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen, Norway, 2Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research, Norway, 3Institute of Marine Research, Norway
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Public Perceptions in the Arctic: Maritime vs. Oil and Gas Activities
Sandra Hogenboom*, Børre Johan Paaske
DNV GL, Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part I. Arctic climate change – global implications: Social manifestations and adaptation. Wednesday 21 Jan  -  15:00-17:00
15:00-15:20
Quantification of snow and permafrost properties in a changing climate in Svalbard using satellite-borne and field measurements
Eirik Malnes*1, Markus Eckersforfer1, Heidi Hindberg1, Hanne H. Christiansen2
1Norut, Norway, 2UNIS, Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part I. Arctic climate change – global implications: Changing ground properties. Thursday 22 Jan  -  10:50-11:50
11:30-11:50
Recent highlights from the Fram Strait Arctic Outflow Observatory.
Laura de Steur*1, Paul Dodd1, Mats Granskog1, Gunnar Spreen1, Colin Stedmon2
1Norwegian Polar Institute, Norway, 2Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Recent state of zooplankton communities in the Kara Sea in the warm period
Andrey Dolgov*, Irina Prokopchuk, Valentina Nesterova, Aleksandr Benzik, Anna Orlova
Polar Research Institute of Marine Fisheries and Oceanography (PINRO), Russia
Parallel Science sessions:  Part II. Ecological winners and losers in future Arctic marine ecosystems: Ecosystem functioning and management of living resources. Friday 23 Jan  -  09:00-10:30
09:30-09:50
Recent warming leads to a rapid borealization of fish communities in the Barents Sea
Maria Fossheim*1, Raul Primicerio2, Edda Johannesen3, Randi Ingvaldsen3, Michaela Aschan2, Andrey Dolgov4
1Institute of Marine Research, Norway, 2The Arctic University of Norway, Norway, 3Institute of Marine Research, Norway, 4PINRO, Russia
Parallel Science sessions:  Part II. Ecological winners and losers in future Arctic marine ecosystems: Ecosystem functioning and management of living resources. Friday 23 Jan  -  09:00-10:30
09:50-10:10
Record yield from a solar energy power plant in the Arctic
Tobias Boström*1, Øystein Kleven2, Hanna Persson2
1UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Norway, 2NORUT, Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part III. The Arctic's role in the global energy supply and security: Renewable energy of the Arctic and Societal aspects of Arctic Energy activities. Wednesday 21 Jan  -  13:00-14:40
14:20-14:40
Ringed seals (Pusa hispida) in the Arctic: Future ecological losers in Svalbard
Charmain Hamilton*1,2, Christian Lydersen1, Rolf Ims2, Kit Kovacs1
1Norwegian Polar Institute, Norway, 2University of Tromsø, Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part II. Ecological winners and losers in future Arctic marine ecosystems: Trails of life and death. Thursday 22 Jan  -  09:00-10:30
09:00-09:30
Russian Military Build-up in the Arctic: Strategic Shift in the Balance of Power or Bellicose Rhetoric Only?
Barbora Padrtová1,2
1Centre for European and North Atlantic Affairs (CENAA), Slovakia, 2Masaryk University Brno, Czech Republic
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Sea ice-pelagic-benthic links of bacterial diversity during the Arctic summer sea ice record minimum in 2012
Josephine Zora Rapp*1,2, Mar Fernández-Méndez1,2, Christina Bienhold1,2, Antje Boetius1,2
1Alfred-Wegener-Institut Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung, Germany, 2Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Germany
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Seasonal analysis of marine icing in the Norwegian Barents Sea
Sigurd Henrik Teigen*1, Eirik Schrøder Hansen1, Jens Christian Roth2
1Statoil ASA, Norway, 2Statoil ASA, Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part III. The Arctic's role in the global energy supply and security: Oil and gas exploration in the Arctic . Thursday 22 Jan  -  16:00-17:00
16:20-16:40
Seasonal Changes in Sinking Particles' Qualitative Characteristics (Size, POC: Volume Ratio and 18S rDNA Composition) and the Impact on the Vertical Carbon Flux in Arctic Marine Ecosystems
Ingrid Wiedmann*1, Marit Reigstad1, Miriam Marquardt2,1, Tove Gabrielsen2
1UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Norway, 2UNIS The University Centre in Svalbard, Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part II. Ecological winners and losers in future Arctic marine ecosystems: session name. Wednesday 21 Jan  -  13:00-14:40
13:40-14:00
Seasonal differences in transfer of algae-based energy in an experimental food chain: Thalassiosira weissflogii (diatom)-Calanus glacialis (CLEOPATRA II)
Martin Graeve*1, Janne Soreide2, Lauris Boissonnot1, Barbara Niehoff1
1Alfred Wegener Institute, Germany, 2University Centre in Svalbard, Norway
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Seasonal oscillations in benthic larvae release in high-Arctic fjords with different primary productive regimes
Eike Stübner*, Janne Søreide
The University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS), Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part II. Ecological winners and losers in future Arctic marine ecosystems: Trails of life and death. Thursday 22 Jan  -  09:00-10:30
10:10-10:30
Shape matters: Ecomorphology informs on functional traits and diversity of Barents Sea fish.
Charlotte Weber*, Magnus Wiedmann, Michaela Aschan, Raul Primicerio
The Arctic University of Norway, Norway
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Should we keep living in the Arctic?
Kristoffer Mällberg
University of Tromsø, Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part I. Arctic climate change – global implications: Social manifestations and adaptation. Wednesday 21 Jan  -  13:00-14:40
13:40-14:00
Silenced, sidelined and simplified:The "social" in the Arctic energy sustainability debates
Hanna Lempinen
Arctic Centre, University of Lapland, Finland
Parallel Science sessions:  Part III. The Arctic's role in the global energy supply and security: Renewable energy of the Arctic and Societal aspects of Arctic Energy activities. Wednesday 21 Jan  -  15:00-17:00
16:00-16:20
Social impacts of climate change and resource extraction in the Arctic: implications for Arctic governance
Gisele M.Arruda*1, Sebastian Krutkowski2
1GSM London, UK, 2GSM London, UK
Parallel Science sessions:  Part I. Arctic climate change – global implications: Social manifestations and adaptation. Wednesday 21 Jan  -  15:00-17:00
16:00-16:20
SPECIFIC LIPID SPECTRUM OF POSTRALVAE (STAGE1-STAGE5) OF THE DAUBED SHANNY LEPTOCLINUS MACULATUS DURING POLAR NIGHT IN KONGSFJORD (SVALBARD)
Svetlana Pekkoeva*1, Svetlana Murzina1, Zinaida Nefedova1, Pauli Ripatti1, Tatjana Ruokolainen1, Stig Falk-Petersen2,3, Ole Jørgen Lønne3,4, Jorgen Bergen3,4, Nina N. Nemova1
1Institute of Biology of the Karelian Research Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia, 2Akvaplan-niva AS, Fram Centre, Norway, 3Departament of Arctic and Marine Biology, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Norway, 4The University Centre in Svalbard, Norway
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Summer plankton of Franz Josef Land archipelago in 2013
Daria Martynova*1,2, Ekaterina Bloshkina3, Valentina Nesterova4, Emma Orlova4, Olga Tyukina4, Andery Dolgov4
1Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia, 2National Park “Russian Arctic”, Russia, 3Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute, Russia, 4Polar Research Institute of Marine Fisheries and Oceanography (PINRO), Russia
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Supplemental foraging by Eastern Canada-West Greenland bowhead whales during seasonal periods of reduced prey availability
Cory Matthews*1, Steven Ferguson2,1
1University of Manitoba, Canada, 2Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Canada
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Temporal and geographical variation in body condition of common minke whales (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) in the Barents Sea
Hiroko Solvang*1, Hirokazu Yanagihara2, Nils Øien1, Tore Haug1
1Institute of Marine Research, Norway, 2Hiroshima University, Japan
Parallel Science sessions:  Part II. Ecological winners and losers in future Arctic marine ecosystems: session name. Wednesday 21 Jan  -  15:00-17:00
15:40-16:00
The Arctic Basins: An integrated physical and biological perspective
Bodil Bluhm*1,2, Ksenia Kosobokova3, Eddy Carmack4
1University of Tromsø, Norway, 2University of Alaska Fairbanks, USA, 3P.P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Russia, 4Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Canada
Parallel Science sessions:  Part II. Ecological winners and losers in future Arctic marine ecosystems Physical and biological drivers. Thursday 22 Jan  -  14:30-15:40
14:30-15:00
The battle for food in the Barents Sea: Cod vs. marine mammals
Bjarte Bogstad*1, Harald Gjøsæter1, Tore Haug2, Ulf Lindstrøm2
1Institute of Marine Research, Norway, 2Institute of Marine Research, Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part II. Ecological winners and losers in future Arctic marine ecosystems: Trails of life and death. Thursday 22 Jan  -  09:00-10:30
09:30-09:50
The contiguous domains of Arctic Ocean advection: trails of life and death  
Paul Wassmann
UiT Norways Arctic University, Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part II. Ecological winners and losers in future Arctic marine ecosystems: Trails of life and death. Thursday 22 Jan  -  10:50-11:50
10:50-11:10
The effect of food access on investment in offspring in Calanus glacialis
Maja Karoline Hatlebakk*1,2, Janne Søreide2, Geir Johnsen1,2
1Norwegian university of science and technology, Norway, 2University center in Svalbard, Norway
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
The Ethical Responsibilities of Northern Resource Development
Caroline Inglis
University of Manitoba, Canada
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
The EU regulatory framework for Arctic offshore operations: safety, security and sustainability
Claudia Cinelli
University of Tromso, Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part III. The Arctic's role in the global energy supply and security: Oil and gas exploration in the Arctic. Thursday 22 Jan  -  09:00-10:30
09:50-10:10
The fleeting glaciers of the Arctic
Jostein Bakke*1,2, Øyvind Paasche1
1Dept. of Earth science, Univeristy of Bergen, Norway, 2Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research, Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part I. Arctic climate change – global implications: Glaciers, sea level and mobility. Friday 23 Jan  -  09:00-10:30
09:50-10:10
The Impact of Climate Change on reproduction and Population Dynamics of Northwest Atlantic Harp Seals, Pagophilus groenlandicus.
Garry Stenson*1, Alejandro Buren1, Mike Hammill2, Mariano Koen-Alonso1
1Fisheries and Oceans, Canada, Canada, 2Fisheries and Oceans, Canada, Canada
Parallel Science sessions:  Part II. Ecological winners and losers in future Arctic marine ecosystems: Ecosystem functioning and management of living resources. Friday 23 Jan  -  10:50-12:00
11:30-11:50
The influence of climate change on the spread of parasitic diseases among the population of the Russian Arctic
Natalia Bobyreva, Galina Degteva, Yana Korneeva*
Research Institute of Arctic Medicine Northern State Medical University, Russia
Parallel Science sessions:  Part I. Arctic climate change – global implications: Sea ice: processes and implications. Thursday 22 Jan  -  16:00-17:00
16:00-16:20
The International Tundra Experiment ITEX - more than 20 years of vegetation monitoring in Arctic and alpine ecosystems
Christian Rixen
Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research, Switzerland
Parallel Science sessions:  Part I. Arctic climate change – global implications: Social manifestations and adaptation. Wednesday 21 Jan  -  13:00-14:40
14:20-14:40
The intricate economic, geopolitical and environmental equation of the Arctic
Paraskevi Baxevani*, Petros Siousiouras
University of the Aegean, Greece
Parallel Science sessions:  Part III. The Arctic's role in the global energy supply and security: Arctic energy and the global energy supply. Friday 23 Jan  -  10:50-12:00
10:50-11:10
The Pelagic Algocenosis in the Ob-Yenisei Shallow Zone of the Kara Sea:Productive Potential and the Features of the Succession Cycle
Pavel Makarevich*, Viktor Larionov, Denis Moiseev
Murmansk Marine Biological Institute, Russia
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
The potential of the Northern Sea Route (NSR) to reduce carbon dioxide emissions
Ilya Stepanov
National Research University Higher School of Economics, Russia
Parallel Science sessions:  Part I. Arctic climate change – global implications: Greenhouse gas emissions in the Arctic. Friday 23 Jan  -  10:50-12:00
10:50-11:10
The role of energy in a complex understanding of security in the Arctic
Gunhild Hoogensen Gjørv
UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part III. The Arctic's role in the global energy supply and security: Renewable energy of the Arctic and Societal aspects of Arctic Energy activities. Wednesday 21 Jan  -  15:00-17:00
15:00-15:30
The role of human capital and knowledge institutes for the development of an energy sector in Iceland, Faroe Islands, and Greenland
Coco Smits*1, Rasmus Gjedssø Bertelsen2,3, Jens Christian Svabo Justinussen4
1Royal HaskoningDHV, The Netherlands, 2UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Norway, 3Aalborg University, Denmark, 4University of the Faroe Islands, Faroe Islands
Parallel Science sessions:  Part III. The Arctic's role in the global energy supply and security: Renewable energy of the Arctic and Societal aspects of Arctic Energy activities. Wednesday 21 Jan  -  15:00-17:00
15:40-16:00
The role of lipids and their fatty acids in formation of "winners" and "losers" among marine organisms in the Arctic: species comparative aspect
S.A. Murzina*1, Z.A. Nefedova1, S.N. Pekkoeva1, S. Falk-Petersen2,3, O.J. Lonne4, J. Berge3,4, N.N. Nemova1
1Institute of Biology, Karelian Research centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia, 2Akvaplan-niva, Fram Centre, Norway, 3The Arctic University of Norway, UiT, Norway, 4The University Centre in Svalbard, Norway
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
The role of RuBisCO in mass cultivation of Arctic diatoms
Andrea Gerecht*, Gunilla Eriksen, Hans Christian Eilertsen
UiT Norges arktiske universitet, Norway
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
The Satellite War - Norway's doble standard on security in the high north
Baard Wormdal
NRK, Norway
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
The small harpacticoid copepod Microsetella norvegica in a high-latitude ecosystem: overlooked but highly abundant
Maria Terese Antonsen*, Marit Reigstad, Camilla Svensen
Arctic Marine Biology, Norway
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
The wisdom of using the Arctic in visual communication of climate change
Katrine Claassens
University of Cape Town, South Africa
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Towards an Arctic energy superpower? Canada, Arctic, and international energy relations
Petra Dolata
University of Calgary, Canada
Parallel Science sessions:  Part III. The Arctic's role in the global energy supply and security: Arctic energy and the global energy supply. Friday 23 Jan  -  09:00-10:30
09:50-10:10
Transfer of ice algae-based energy in a summerly Arctic Ocean: Food web insights revealed by state-of-the-art biomarker approaches
Doreen Kohlbach1,2, Martin Graeve*1, Carmen David1,2, Benjamin A. Lange1,2, Hauke Flores1,2
1Alfred Wegener Institute, Germany, 2University of Hamburg, Germany
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Unveiling the hidden: Seasonality of Arctic pelagic protist communities in Adventfjorden (West Spitsbergen)
Miriam Marquardt*1,2, Anna Vader1, Tove M. Gabrielsen1
1University Centre in Svalbard, Norway, 2UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part II. Ecological winners and losers in future Arctic marine ecosystems: session name. Wednesday 21 Jan  -  15:00-17:00
15:20-15:40
Variations in Calanus finmarchicus and C. hyperboreus abundances in the Nordic Seas in relation to local and large-scale environmental factors
Marina Chelak*1, Claudia Halsband2, Øystein Varpe2,3, Astthor Gislason4, Stig Falk-Petersen5, Ketil Eiane1
1University of Nordland, Norway, 2Akvaplan-niva AS, Norway, 3University Centre in Svalbard, Norway, 4Institute of Marine Research, Iceland, 5Norwegian Polar Institute, Norway
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Vertical nitrate fluxes and large-scale Arctic primary production in a changing Arctic
Jon Lawrence*, Ekaterina Popova, Andrew Yool, Meric Srokosz
National Oceanography Centre, UK
Parallel Science sessions:  Part II. Ecological winners and losers in future Arctic marine ecosystems: Ecosystem functioning and management of living resources. Friday 23 Jan  -  10:50-12:00
11:10-11:30
Warmer and Wetter Winters: Characteristics and Implications of an Extreme Weather Event in the High Arctic
Brage Bremset Hansen*1, Ketil Isaksen2, Rasmus Benestad2, Jack Kohler3, Åshild Ønvik Pedersen3, Leif Egil Loe4, Stephen J. Coulson5, Jan Otto Larsen7,5, Øystein Varpe6,5
1Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Centre for Biodiversity Dynamics (CBD), Dept. of Biology, Norway, 2Norwegian Meteorological Institute, Norway, 3Norwegian Polar Institute, Norway, 4Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway, 5University Centre in Svalbard, Norway, 6Akvaplan-niva, Norway, 7Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), 6Dept. of Civil and Transport Engineering, Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part I. Arctic climate change – global implications: Changing ground properties. Thursday 22 Jan  -  10:50-11:50
10:50-11:10
Winners and loosers in a changing environment: an appraisal of modelling approaches
Øyvind Fiksen
University of Bergen, Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part II. Ecological winners and losers in future Arctic marine ecosystems: Physical and biological drivers. Thursday 22 Jan  -  16:00-17:00
16:00-16:20
With License to Pollute. Rearranging the granting of permission to discharge drilling waste.
Heidi Rapp Nilsen*, Sindre Myhr
Norut, Norway
Parallel Science sessions:  Part III. The Arctic's role in the global energy supply and security: . Thursday 22 Jan  -  14:30-15:40
15:00-15:20
Yamal as a gateway to the future sustainable Arctic energy prosperity?
Nadezhda Filimonova1, Svetlana Krivokhizh*2
1Russian State Hydrometeorological University, Russia, 2Saint-Petersburg State University, Russia
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30
Zooplankton dynamics across a Barents Sea polar front: High contribution of small-sized copepods and protozooplankton
Camilla Svensen*1, Arild Sundfjord2, Peter Lavrentyev3
1Uit - The Arctic University of Norway, Norway, 2Norwegian Polar Institute, Norway, 3Department of Biology, Auburn Science and Engineering, USA
Poster session:  Poster session. Thursday 22 Jan  -  12:50-14:30