UW Aquatic & Fishery Sciences

Quantitative Seminar

Spring 2010 Schedule


Speaker & Topic

2 April

Lauren Rogers, UW-School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences
Nine decades of changing length distributions in Norwegian coastal cod: climate, competition, and spatial heterogeneity


9 April

Robin Waples, Northwest Fisheries Science Center

Effective population size:  two new twists on an old idea


16 April

Catherine Michielsens and Jim Cave, Pacific Salmon Commission

Revisiting Estimates of Catchability for Fraser River Sockeye from Seine Test fisheries: Analysis of Historical Data in a Bayesian framework


23 April

Ingrid Spies, UW-School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences/Alaska Fisheries Science Center

The North Pacific skates; from biology to mathematics to molecular systematics and support for a newly described species


30 April

Ray Hilborn, UW-School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences

Eating whales to save the rainforest? Should an environmentally conscientious person eat fish?


7 May

Jon Reum, UW-School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences

Evaluating Intra and interannual responses of Pacific herring and surf smelt to environmental forcing in the Skagit River estuary (Washington, USA) using two-stage generalized additive models


14 May

Bridget Ferris, UW-School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences

Variation in tuna mercury levels: links with oceanography, life history, and diet


21 May

Tom Helser, Alaska Fisheries Science Center

A Bayesian model of radiocarbon ∆14C signatures in fish otoliths: A Probabilistic Tool for Age Validation and Examining Oceanographic Factors Affecting Functional Responses 


28 March

Suresh Sethi, UW-School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences

Measuring risk in Alaskan fisheries