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2016 STRONGMAR conference - A sea of science

The 2016 STRONGMAR conference will take place in Porto (Portugal) on 17 of November 2016. It is organised by INESC TEC through the scope of the STRONGMAR project, and is chaired by Dr. Alan J. Jamieson (Senior Lecturer in Marine Ecology at Newcastle University). This year’s edition is mainly devoted to sea science.

17 November 2016 - 17 November 2016


Welcome session
Alan J. Jamieson (Newcastle University, England, UK)
Chair of the 2016 STRONGMAR conference

Plenary session 1
“A towed camera system to provide representative sampling of deep-sea habitats and fish behaviour"
Francis Neat (Marine Scotland Science, Scotland, UK)

Session 1
“Does deep-sea benthic ecosystem research need new technological developments?”
Bhavani E. Narayanaswamy (Scottish Marine Institute, Scotland, UK)

Session 2
““End-to-end” trophodynamic understanding of deep-sea hydrothermal vents”
William Reid (Newcastle University, England, UK)

Session 3
“MarinEye – Building a multitrophic sensor for oceanic monitoring”
Antonina dos Santos (IPMA, Portugal)

Session 4
“Blue photonics: optics and sensors to sense the ocean”
Pedro Jorge (INESC TEC, Portugal)

Plenary session 2
“Life and Light in the Deep Ocean”
Alan J. Jamieson (Newcastle University, England, UK)

Session 5
“Marine geological data: from shallow seas to deep oceans”
Heather Stewart (British Geological Survey, Scotland, UK)

Session 6
“Ocean Colour Remote Sensing: Technology Requirements for a Radiative Transfer Approach”
David McKee (Strathclyde University, Scotland, UK)

Session 7
“CORAL: a joint effort for the Sustainability of Ocean Exploitation”
Filipe Castro (CIIMAR, Portugal)

Session 8
“Abyssal and hadal fishes of the Pacific Ocean: baited lander studies from three hadal trench systems”
Thomas D. Linley (Newcastle University, England, UK)

Closing session
Eduardo Silva (INESC TEC and ISEP, Portugal)
Principal Investigator of the STRONGMAR project

Detailed programme and registration at
The registration is free but mandatory.