2010

Agenda & Abstracts

2010 Wellington – Agendas & Abstracts

Tuesday, 4 May 2011

Anna-Leena Downie Marine Research Centre, Finnish Environment Institute A fine scale habitat map of a highly heterogeneous shallow archipelago near Tvärminne, Finland
Jørgen O. Leth Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS), Copenhagen, Denmark Acoustic mapping and ground truthing analysis used for the modelling of benthic habitats in the Kattegat, Denmark
Lucyna Kryla-Straszewska GIS Centre, University of Gdansk, Gdansk, Poland Pattern analysis of natural and artificial hard bottom substrata in the Polish Marine Area (PMA)
Daria Ryabchuk A.P. Karpinsky Russian Geological Research Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia First results of marine habitat mapping of the Russian part of the Baltic Sea
Genoveva Gonzalez-Mirelis Department of Marine Ecology at Tjärnö, University of Gothenburg, Sweden Predicting the distribution of benthic biotopes by conditional inference in the Koster Fjord area (Sweden)
Ida Carlén AquaBiota Water Research, Stockholm, Sweden Modelling wrack deposits
Andrius Šiaulys Coastal Research and Planning Institute, Klaipeda University, Klaipeda, Lithuania Quantitative assessment of habitat services based on modelling of fish feeding grounds
Aleksej Šaškov Coastal Research and Planning Institute, Klaipeda University, Lithuania Catching the moment: data collection, modeling and mapping of herring spawning grounds at the exposed Baltic Sea coast
Martynas Bucas Coastal Research and Planning Institute, Klaipeda University, Lithuania Predictive modelling of benthic assemblages: performance of modelling techniques in a Baltic-wide perspective
Kerry L. Howell Marine Biology and Ecology Research Centre, Marine Institute at the University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK The use of the Maximum Entropy Model Maxent in biological assemblage mapping
Ruiju Tong Jacobs University, Bremen, Germany Multivariate statistical analysis of cold-water coral distributions in relation to seabed topography
Md. Zeenatul Basher Leigh Marine Laboratory, The University of Auckland, NZ Geographic distribution of natant decapod shrimps in the Ross Sea, Antarctica
Patricia R. Sutcliffe The Ecology Centre, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia Spatial and environmental predictors of species richness in tropical seabed ecosystems
H. Gary Greene Tombolo/Center for Habitat Studies, Moss Landing Marine Labs, Moss Landing, CA USA Habitat mapping of the shallow inland Salish Sea – San Juan Archipelago, Pacific Northwest United States
Sebastien O.C. Boulay University of Waikato, New Zealand Multibeam echosounder seabed mapping of the Tauranga Bridge Marina, New Zealand
Alex Rattray Deakin University, School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia Integrating time-series hydroacoustics and video observations for detecting changes in benthic habitats
Terje Thorsnes Geological Survey of Norway Mapping cold seep habitats using AUV mounted acoustic and optical devices

Wednesday, 5 May 2011

Bryony Pearce Marine Ecological Surveys Limited, Bath, UK Ecological gymnastics – Combining a top-down and bottom-up approach to biotope modelling
José Maria Landim Dominguez GEO-UFBA – Rua Barão de Jeremoabo, s/n, Campus Universitário de Ondina, Salvador- BA, Brazil Seascapes of eastern Brazil continental shelf
Vera Van Lanker Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Management Unit of the North Sea Mathematical Models (MUMM), Brussels, Belgium Soft substratum biodiversity hotspots in shallow waters, the role of sediment dynamics and anthropogenic influence?
Martin Isaeus AquaBiota Water Research, Stockholm, Sweden Modeling species distributions in GIS for coastal zone management
Duncan Mallace IVS 3D, Banbury, Oxon, UK From research to reality: Geocoder’s past, present, and future
Helena Strömberg MMT, Västra Frölunda, Sweden How to identify biogenic reefs from statistics of backscatter
Rozaimi Che Hassan School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia Angular response supervised classification and image segmentation for benthic biological habitat discrimination
Zhi Huang Marine and Coastal Environmental Group, Geoscience Australia, Canberra, Australia Explore different approaches of processing backscatter angular response curves for seabed mapping
Geoffroy Lamarche National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA), Wellington, New Zealand Regional substrate classification of Cook Strait, New Zealand, from textural image analysis of backscatter data
Jerry Wilson Fugro Pelagos, San Diego, CA, USA Recent seafloor habitat mapping in Brazil includes bathymetric Lidar reflectance imagery
Sofia Wikström AquaBiota Water Research, Stockholm, Sweden Lidar – a remote sensing technique for improving the accuracy of spatial modelling in coastal areas
Ariell Friedman Australian Centre for Field Robotics, The University of Sydney, Australia Interpretation of benthic stereo imagery using 2D and 3D features in an active learning framework
Oscar Pizarro Australian Centre for Field Robotics, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia Better benthic monitoring through machines: Robotics and machine learning supporting repeatable surveys and analysis
Sergej Olenin Coastal Research and Planning Institute, Klaipeda University, Lithuania Using underwater video for quantitative coverage assessments: what is the influence of a human error?
Pirjo Yli-Hemminki Marine Research Centre, Finnish Environment Institute, Helsinki, Finland Ferromanganese concretions as microhabitats in the Gulf of Finland
Scott M. Gallager Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA Defining scale and variability in habitat distribution as a function of biological-geological interactions from optical imagery
Ibon Galparsoro AZTI-Tecnalia/Marine Research Division, Spain Process-driven characterization and mapping of sedimentary habitats within the Basque continental shelf (Bay of Biscay)
Alessandra Savini Università di Milano-Bicocca, Milan, Italy Multi-scale mapping of cold-water coral habitats on the Ionian margin (Mediterranean Sea)
Peter T. Harris Geoscience Australia, Canberra, Australia GeoHab Atlas of seafloor geomorphic features and benthic habitats – synthesis and lessons learned

Thursday, 6 May 2011

Jean-François Bourillet Ifremer-Geosciences Marines, France Geomorphological classification of cold water coral seabed (Bay of Biscay – NE Atlantic)
Valentina Bracchi Department of Geological Sciences, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy Study of Maërl facies from southern Italy and relevant acoustic signal from Chirp and side scan sonar
Chris Conway Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand Origin and evolution of Macquarie Ridge Complex seamounts
Markus Diesing CEFAS, Lowestoft, United Kingdom A new habitat map of the British part of the English Channel
Alan Stevenson British Geological Survey, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK Harmonised geological maps of the European seas – the EMODNET-Geology project
Andy Cameron Joint Nature Conservation Committee, United Kingdom Advances in broad-scale habitat mapping for the UK and Europe
Johnny Reker Danish Nature Agency, Copenhagen, Denmark Development and application of broad scale habitat maps in European waters
Pasi Laihonen Finnish Environment Institute, Helsinki, Finland FINMARINET – a joint effort to combine multiple data sources to produce information on marine habitats
Jørn B. Jensen Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland,
Copenhagen, Denmark Geological model as basis for raw material- and habitat mapping, Danish North Sea
Craig J. Brown Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Canada Multiple methods, maps, and management applications: purpose made maps in support of ocean management
Xavier Monteys Geological Survey of Ireland, Ireland Large-scale acoustic seabed characterization for Nephrops habitat and other environmental studies in the Porcupine Bank, Ireland
Claudio Lo Iacono Marine Technology Unit – UTM CSIC, Barcelona, Spain Geo-acoustic characterization and habitat distribution in the Chella Bank (eastern Alboran Sea – SW Mediterranean)
Jamie S. Davies Marine Biology and Ecology Research Centre, Marine Institute at the University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK Can meso-scale geomorphology be used as a surrogate to map benthic assemblages?
Göran Sundblad AquaBiota Water Research, Stockholm, Sweden Predictive habitat modelling in support of management: the use of species distribution models for assessing marine protected area networks
P. Soupy Dalyander U.S. Geological Survey, Woods Hole, MA, USA Characterizing wave and current stress on the sea floor of the U.S. Atlantic continental margin for coastal and marine spatial planning
Brenton S. Chatfield Sinclair Knight Merz, Perth, Australia Predicting the distribution of benthic habitats for environmental impact assessment: examples from industry
Mark Coughlan School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences,
University College Cork, Ireland Assessing seabed processes with relevance to offshore renewable energy installation in the Irish Sea

Posters

Zyad Al-Hamdani Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland Utilizing physical parameters for predicting shipworm Teredo navalis spreading in the Baltic Sea: the WreckProtect Project
Valérie Bellec Geological Survey of Norway Sedimentary processes and habitats on a shallow strandflat bank, Lopphavet, southern Barents Sea
Luis Bentes Centre of Marine Sciences, Universidade do Algarve, Portugal Mapping the coastal benthic fauna of south of Portugal using two statistical techniques
Dietmar Bürk Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Institute of Coastal Research, Germany Seafloor classification of a gully system offshore the island of Sylt (NW Germany)
Carol J. Cotterill British Geological Survey, Edinburgh, UK Using geological datasets to guide predictive bottom-up biotope modelling: an example from the southern North Sea
Darius Daunys Coastal Research and Planning Institute, Klaipeda University Mapping of moraine ridges and associated habitats in the eastern Baltic Sea
Silvana D’Angelo ISPRA – Geological Survey of Italy, Rome, Italy Marettimo Shelf (Egadi Islands, Italy): a non-tropical carbonate platform from the Mediterranean Sea
Sigrid Elvenes Geological Survey of Norway, Trondheim, Norway Developing a GIS-based method for automated marine landscape classification
Øyvind Fjukmoen Det Norske Veritas, Høvik, Norway Sensitivity mapping; setting new standards for marine environmental monitoring in Norway
Rosa Freitas CESAM & Department of Biology, University of Aveiro, Portugal Benthic habitat mapping: concerns using a combined approach (acoustic, sediment and biological data)
Lucjan Gajewski Maritime Institute in Gdansk, Poland Problems of investigating the bottom of large shallow lagoons for the needs of habitat classification – example of the Vistula Lagoon
Matt Green Marine Ecological Surveys Limited, Bath, UK Biological highlights from the Regional Environmental Characterisation (REC) Programme
Michelle E. Greenlaw Fisheries and Oceans Canada, St. Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada Coastal zone planning: a geophysical classification of inlets to define ecological representation
Brigitte Guillaumont IFREMER- Environnement Profond, Plouzané, France Annotating optical images from ROVs or drop-frames in Vulnerable Marine Ecosystems studies
Brigitte Guillaumont IFREMER- Environnement Profond, Plouzané, France Vulnerable Marine Ecosystems of the Bay of Biscay (NE Atlantic)
Ola Hallberg Geological Survey of Sweden, Uppsala, Sweden Substrate classification from marine geological information
Anu Marii Kaskela Geological Survey of Finland, Espoo, Finland Fine-scale information on submarine moraines – Airborne LiDAR survey in the Kvarken Archipelago, the Baltic Sea
Pirkko Kekäläinen Suomen tutkimussukelluksen ohjausyhdistys ry., Helsinki, Finland Finnish Scientific Diving Steering Association
Essi Keskinen Metsähallitus, Natural Heritage Services, Oulu, Finland Mapping habitats and macrophyte species on extremely shallow and diverse soft bottoms
Dubrava V. Kirievskaya St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia Geomorphological map is base of study of biogeosenosis distribution in Troms III Area, the Barents Sea
Aarno Tapio Kotilainen Geological Survey of Finland, Espoo, Finland Ferromanganese concretion fields – unknown habitat in the Baltic Sea?
Regina Kramarska Polish Geological Institute – National Research Institute, Branch of Marine Geology, Gdansk, Poland Mapping of seabed landscapes of Polish EEZ – First step for habitat classification
Claudio Lo Iacono Marine Technology Unit – UTM CSIC, Barcelona, Spain An integrated biological-geological approach for the management of renewable marine resources: the COMSOM Project
Jacquomo Monk School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Deakin University, Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia Comparing towed and baited underwater video techniques for assessing temperate marine fishes
Mauro Pietro Negri Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, Milan, Italy Mollusc associations from a cold-water coral environment (Apulian margin, S Italy)
Mikael v. Numers Environmental and Marine Biology Åbo Akademi University, Finland Modelling the potential impact on local fish stocks and habitat use by post-breeding aggregations of foraging Great Cormorants (Phalacrocorax c. sinensis)
Jacques Populus IFREMER, Plouzané, France MeshAtlantic: mapping Atlantic area seabed habitats for the better marine management
Karen Robinson Countryside Council for Wales, Bangor, UK Modelling and mapping seabed biotopes in the southern Irish Sea
Sonja Salovius-Laurén Environmental and Marine Biology, Åbo Akademi University, Turku/Åbo, Finland Nordic network for marine inventories and modeling
Elisabet Sañé Instituto de Ciencias del Mar (IC-CSIC), Barcelona, Spain Rhodolith facies distribution on the Pontine Islands shelf
Nelio Augusto Secchin Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo (UFES), Vitória-ES, Brasil Seabed mapping in a tropical shelf: The case study of macrohabitats in the Abrolhos Bank, Brazil
Kate Smith Countryside Council for Wales, Bangor, Gwynedd, Wales, UK Mapping spatial natural heritage evidence: identifying opportunities for deployment of marine renewable energy technologies in Wales
Heather Stewart British Geological Survey, UK The application of predictive species modelling using multibeam echosounder data, geological interpretation, and biological video observations to map the distribution of vulnerable marine ecosystems
Fernando Tempera University of the Azores, Horta, Azores, Portugal Deep-sea biotope diversity: an illustrated catalogue for the Azores (NE Atlantic)
Chiara Tessarolo Department of Geological Sciences and Geotechnologies, Milan-Bicocca University, Milano, Italy Habitat mapping in extreme deep sea environment: geosphere–biosphere interaction in deep anoxic basins
Terje Thorsnes Geological Survey of Norway MAREANO – an integrated programme for marine mapping in Norway
Page C. Valentine U.S. Geological Survey Woods Hole, MA, USA Developing maps from acoustic and groundtruth data that portray seabed features, substrates, and processes as a basis for habitat and biotope mapping
Vera Van Lanker Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Management Unit of the North Sea Mathematical Models (MUMM), Brussels, Belgium Standardisation and harmonisation in seabed habitat mapping: How can a geological data infrastructure project contribute?
Erikas Visakavicius Coastal Research and Planning Institute, Klaipeda University, Lithuania Review of geological mapping in the Lithuanian water area
Sofia Wikström AquaBiota Water Research, Stockholm, Sweden A proposed biotope classification system for the Baltic Sea
Manfred Zeiler Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH), Hamburg, Germany The Seabed Sediment Mapping Programme in the German Baltic Sea (1994 – 2011)

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