Cabrillo Marine Aquarium



Climate Change

Organizer: Hans Dam, University of Connecticut, USA

Bill Peterson1 and Jennifer Fisher2
1NOAA Northwest Fisheries Science Center, USA; 2Oregon State University, USA
Relative influence of the Pacific Decadal Oscillation and coastal upwelling on productivity of plankton in the Oregon upwelling zone: 21 Years of biweekly observations

Peter Thor
Norwegian Polar Institute, Norway
Ocean acidification. What does it matter to copepods?

Christopher Willett
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Using the intertidal copepod Tigriopus californicus as a model for studying the evolution of stress tolerance

Juan Carlos Molinero
GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research, Germany


Planktonic copepods - Diversity and Structuring Role in Ecosystems
(A tribute to Janet Bradford-Grieve)

Organizer: Mark Ohman, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA

Erica Goetze
University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA
Copepod diversity in the open ocean: Integrating morphological and molecular approaches

Geoff Boxshall1 and Iole di Capua2
1Natural History Museum, London, UK; 2Stazione Zoologica Naples, Italy
The diversity of marine Calanoida: patterns and trends

Elena Markhaseva1, Silke Laakmann2, and Jasmin Renz2
1Zoological Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia; 2German Center for Marine Biodiversity Research, Wilhelmshaven and Hamburg, Germany
Bradfordian calanoids – amazing dwellers in the benthopelagic realm

Mark Ohman
Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA
Planktonic copepods as sentinels of a changing ocean


Symbiotic copepods
(A tribute to George W. Benz)

Organizer: Rony Huys, Natural History Museum, London, UK

Stephen A. Bullard
Auburn University, USA
The copepods were good to him: A portrait of the copepodologist Prof. George William Benz (1 Jan 1954 — 9 Feb 2015)

Rony Huys
Natural History Museum, London, UK


Freshwater copepods
(A tribute to Janet W. Reid)

Organizer: Eduardo Suárez-Morales, ECOSUR, Mexico

Eduardo Suárez-Morales
ECOSUR, Mexico
Taxonomy of the American freshwater copepods, a lifetime challenge

Maria Holyńska
Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
A morphological analysis of the phylogeny of Cyclops: do the non-European species matter?

Nancy F. Mercado-Salas, Sahar Khodami and Pedro Martínez Arbizu
German Center for Marine Biodiversity Research, Germany
How diverse are bromeliad copepods and ostracods in the tropical forest of the Yucatan Peninsula?

Diana Galassi and Simone Fattorini
University of L’Aquila, Italy
Using conservation concern of copepod species for groundwater habitat prioritization

Chad Walter1 and Grace Wyngaard2
1Smithsonian Institution, USA; 2James Madison University, USA
A tribute to Janet W. Reid, an exemplary copepodologist


Molecular Phylogeny and Evolution - Pace and Processes

Organizer: Leocadio Blanco-Bercial, Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences, Bermuda

Sahar Khodami and Pedro Martinez-Arbizu
German Center for Marine Biodiversity, Germany
A new phylogeny of copepod orders

Jimmy Bernot1, Geoff Boxshall2, and Keith Crandall1
1The George Washington University, USA; 2Natural History Museum, London, UK
Towards a synthetic tree of the Copepoda

Astrid Cornils
Alfred-Wegener-Institut Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung, Germany
Global patterns of phylogeography of marine planktonic Copepoda

Carol Eunmi Lee
University of Wisconsin, USA
Rapid evolutionary response to habitat change