Department of Fisheries Oceanography
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

2023 Fall Seminar Series

September 6 - December 6
Wednesdays, 3:00 pm

Attend in person at SMAST-East, rooms 101-103, or online via Zoom
SMAST-East: 836 S Rodney French Boulevard, New Bedford, MA 02744
For Zoom link or additional information, please contact Michael Harrison at

For links to the recordings of talks, please click on the talk title.

SEP 6 Easton White, University of New Hampshire
Socio-ecological dynamics of fisheries in the face of extreme events
SEP 13 Michelle Bachman, New England Fishery Management Council
Area-Based Management at the Regional Fishery Management Councils
SEP 20 Katherine Kahl, University of Massachusetts Amherst
UMass Amherst Gloucester Marine Station: Our vision forward
SEP 27 Joseph Caracappa, NOAA Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Building a Climate-Ready Northeast U.S. Atlantis Ecosystem Model
OCT 4 Tara Dolan, Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries
Exploring population connectivity in winter flounder
OCT 11 CINAR Fellows - Gavin Fay, Genevieve Nesslage, Joshua Stoll, John Wiedenmann
(joint webinar with NOAA Fisheries, remote only)
Enhancing Linkages between Ecosystem Research, Stock Assessment, and Management: Presentations by CINAR Fellows in Quantitative Fisheries and Ecosystem Science
OCT 18 Robert DeConto, University of Massachusetts Amherst
(joint SMAST DFO/DEOS seminar)
Unprecedented Vulnerability of the Antarctic Ice Sheet: Implications for Global Climate, Sea Level, and Coastlines
NOV 1 Kelsey Leonard, University of Waterloo
(remote only)
Sustaining Tribal Fisheries
NOV 8 Katherine Mills, Gulf of Maine Research Institute
Climate Impacts and Resilience in Marine Fisheries
NOV 15 Meghna Marjadi, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Climate-related impacts on reproductive success and phenological events for anadromous river herring
NOV 29 Sarah Donelan, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Legacies of stress: eco-evolutionary consequences of transgenerational and carryover effects in coastal systems
DEC 6 Jason Cope, NOAA Northwest Fisheries Science Center
Tools and principles to support science-based fisheries management across the world


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