2016 SWFSC Ecosystem Science Review Agenda and Background Documents

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DAY 1 - Monday, 18 April, Pacific Room
Time Topic (pdf format) Speaker Supporting Documents
8:30 AM 0.1 Open: Welcome to Center, general logistics  Cisco Werner
8:35 AM 0.2 HQ Introduction: EBFM Policy and Road Map Cisco Werner EBFM Policy
9:00 AM 0.3 Introduction and review panel charge: Welcome and introduce the panel and Southwest Fisheries Science Center (SWFSC) staff, review the TOR and the organization of the review  Cisco Werner Terms of Reference for 2016 Ecosystem Review
9:12 AM 0.4 SWFSC: Overview of the SWFSC's Ecosystem Science structure  Cisco Werner

SWFSC Science Plan

SWFSC Annual Guidance Memo FY2016 

SWFSC Bibliography 2010-present 

SWFSC Tech Memos 2010-present 

SWFSC Admin Reports 2010-present 

9:42 AM 0.5 Alaska Fisheries Science Center: Overview of Alaska Fisheries Science Center's California Current Pinniped Program  Doug DeMaster

AKFSC Science Plan

AFSC CC Ecosystem Publications

FY16 AFSC Priorities and Annual Guidance 


TOPIC 1: Overview of SWFSC Ecosystem Science in the Antarctic: the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) program

9:55 AM 1.0 Legislative mandate and objectives of CCAMLR: Describe the United States interests related to Antarctic resource management  Jonathan Kelsey, US Dept. of State Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources

Antarctic Marine Living Resources Convention
10:10 AM 1.1 Major CCAMLR science issues: Major CCAMLR science issues and AERD’s conceptual model of feedback management (FBM) for the krill fishery George Watters

2009 AMLR Review

Watters et al 2013

Trivelpiece et al 2011

Kinzey et al 2015

Goebel and Reiss 2014

Flores et al 2012

Atkinson et al 2014 

Hinke et al 2014 

Kinzey et al 20113 

Reiss et al 2015 

Santora et al 2012 

Schwarz et al 2013 

Awards Grants Appointments 2009-2016 

10:40 AM Break
10:55 AM 1.2 FBM Krill: Krill variability and krill fishing with links to important physical processes  Christian Reiss same as 1.1
11:25 AM 1.3 FBM Krill Predator: Predator-fishery overlap and predator successes (failures)  Jeff Hinke same as 1.1
11:55 AM 1.4 FBM: “Base catch limits” for the krill fishery  George Watters same as 1.1
12:25 PM Lunch
1:25 PM 1.5 FBM: Upward seasonal adjustment: To the catch limit within the FBM conceptual model  Christian Reiss same as 1.1
2:00 PM 1.6 FBM: Downward adjustments and FBM wrap-up  George Watters
same as 1.1
2:45 PM Break
3:00 PM 1.7 Antarctic MPAs: Establishment of Marine Protected Areas (MPA) in the Ross Sea and Antarctic Peninsula Regions  George Watters

USA and NZ 2013

Watters 2015

NZ and USA 2015

Sharp and Watters 2011

3:50 PM Public comment
4:05 PM Panel questions and discussion
4:45 PM Private panel work: Presenters available for interview.
DAY 2 - Tuesday, 19 April
Time Topic (PDF FORMAT)
Speaker Supporting Documents
8:30 AM Brief review and schedule for the day: Cisco Werner

TOPIC 2: SWFSC Ecosystem Science in the California Current Large Marine Ecosystem (CCLME)

8:40 AM 2.0 Regional Office ecosystem science needs: Discussion of the ecosystem analyses needs of the Regional Office  Bob Turner, WCRO

DeRaynier 2012

WCR to SWFSC Ecosystem Science Review

9:05 AM 2.1 CCLME - Southern California: The relevance of CalCOFI (California Cooperative Oceanic Fisheries Investigations) to ecosystem science
Sam McClatchie

Bograd 2008 

CalCOFI Review Report 

Jacobson and McClatchie 2013 

McClatchie et al 2010 

McClatchie CalCOFI 

9:30 AM 2.2 CCLME - CalCOFI genomics advances: Development and implementation of cutting edge genetic tools to improve ecosystem assessment in the CCE Andrew Thompson

Thompson et al 2016

Leray and Knowlton 2015

Kelly et al 2014

9:55 AM 2.3 CCLME - Coastal Pelagics: Ecosystem Science from coastal pelagic surveys and habitat modeling Gerard DiNardo

Demer et al 2010 

Zwolinski et al 2011 

Zwolinski et al 2014 

10:25 AM 2.4 CCLME - Demersal fish, structure-forming invertebrates, and essential fish habitat: Ecosystem data from visual observations made from manned submersibles, ROVs, and AUVs Mary Yoklavich

HAIP 2011

Huff et al MEPS 2013

Wedding and Yoklavich 2015

10:50 AM Break
11:05 AM 2.5 CCLME - Groundfish - Central and Northern region: Ecosystem data from the CCLME Rockfish surveys
John Field

Ralston et al 2013

Ralston et al 2015

Santora et al 2014

11:30 AM 2.6 CCLME - Salmon - Central and Northern region: Data and models for freshwater and estuarine ecosystems (salmon)  Nate Mantua

Hayes 2015 Fishermans News

Hendrix LCM tech memo 2015

Boughton et al 2015

Demetras et al 2016 

Martin et al 2015 

Michel et al 2015 

11:55 AM 2.7 CCLME - Salmon - Central and Northern region: Ocean data and models for the central CC (salmon) Brian Wells

Fletcher et al 2015

Wells Outline

Wells et al MEPS 

12:20 PM Lunch
1:20 PM 2.8.1 CCLME - Pinnipeds: AFSC California Current Ecosystem Program: Addressing West Coast Region's marine mammal information needs  Bob DeLong

Huber et al 2010 

Melin et al 2012  

1:45 PM 2.8.2 CCLME - Pinnipeds (Con't): California sea lions: Sentinel species for the California Current Integrated Ecosystem Assessment Sharon Melin

Melin et al 2008 

Melin et al 2012 

2:20 PM 2.8.3 CCLME - Pinnipeds: (Con't): California sea lions: Environmental impacts on population status and trends. Jeff Laake
Jeff Laake

Contact Jeff.Laake@noaa.gov for background material 

Jeffries et al 2003 

2:45 PM 2.8.4 CCLME - Pinnipeds: (Con't): California sea lions: Historical diet patterns in relation to environmental changes in the southern California Current
Mark Lowry
3:10 PM Break
3:25 PM 2.9 CCLME - CalCOFI ecosystem science: Summary of the CalCOFI 2014-2015 state of the CA Current Report. Andrew Leising Andrew Leising State of the CA Current 2014-15
3:55 PM Public comment
4:10 PM Panel questions and discussion
4:50 PM Private panel work: Presenters available for interview.
DAY 3 - Wednesday, 20 April
Time Topic (PDF FORMAT)
Speaker Supporting Documents
8:30 AM Brief review and schedule for the day: Cisco Werner

TOPIC 2: CCLME con't: Integration, vulnerability, and the Western Regional Action Plan (WRAP) within the National Climate Science Strategy (NCSS)

8:40 AM 2.10 Pacific Fishery Management Council ecosystem information requirements: Discussion of ecosystem requirements and needs from the PFMC Kit Dahl, PFMC

PFMC FEP excerpt

Ecosystem WG Supplemental Rpt: March 2016

Forage fish proposed rule

9:05 AM 2.11 Ecosystem research: Climate impacts on the California Current System  Steven Bograd

Bakun CCCR 2015

Bograd DSRII 2015

Bograd et al 2014

9:30 AM 2.12 California Current Integrated Ecosystem Assessment (CCIEA): CCIEA codifies ecosystem indicators,including human dimensions, that inform the Pacific Fisheries Management Council's (PFMC) Fishery Ecosystem Plan (FEP) and the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary's condition report  Toby Garfield

CCIEA 2016

CCIEA 2015

CCIEA Supplementary Materials

10:00 AM Break
10:15 AM 2.13 Climate change vulnerability studies: Groundfish, CPS, and HMS vulnerability studies related to climate change Steven Bograd Hazen et al 2012
10:40 AM 2.14 Climate Change regional action plan:

The West coast Regional Action Plan (WRAP) as a component of the NMFS National Climate Science Strategy (NCSS)

Nate Mantua


NCSS highlights


TOPIC 3: Modeling

11:10 AM

3.0 Modeling of the California Current: Modeling of the California Current System

Michael Jacox

Jacox et al 2015 

11:35 AM 3.1 Dynamic ocean management: Forecasting risk in near-real time (WhaleWatch and EcoCast) Elliott Hazen

Lewison et al 2015

PFMC FEP excerpt

Maxwell et al 2013 

12:00 PM Lunch