MEPS Editorial Staff

FOUNDERGo to: Contributing Editors | Review Editors

Otto Kinne (†)

 

EDITORS-IN-CHIEF

Myron A. Peck (Coordinator)

Institute of Hydrobiology and Fisheries Science, University of Hamburg, 22767 Hamburg, Germany

myron.peck(at)uni-hamburg.de

 

Charles H. Peterson

Institute of Marine Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Morehead City, North Carolina 28557, USA

cpeters(at)email.unc.edu

 

Katherine Richardson

Department of Biology, Ecology and Evolution, University of Copenhagen, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark

kari(at)science.ku.dk

 

Rory P. Wilson

School of Biological Sciences, Swansea University, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK

R.P.Wilson(at)swansea.ac.uk

 


PRODUCTION EDITOR

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MANAGING EDITOR

Christine Paetzold (IR)

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ASSISTANT EDITOR

Susanne Schüller (IR)
susanne(at)int-res.com

 

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All manuscripts (except Comments and Reply Comments) must pass through a rigorous review process involving at least 3 referees. For details consult Mar Ecol Prog Ser 279:1

 

CONTRIBUTING EDITORS

 

Contributing Editors are fully responsible for the review process of manuscripts allotted to them; they decide on acceptance or rejection of manuscripts handled by them.

 

Lisandro Benedetti-Cecchi

lbenedetti(at)biologia.unipi.it

Dipartimento di Biologia, University of Pisa, Via A. Volta 6, 56126 Pisa, Italy

Ecology of rocky shores, impact assessment and environmental conservation, biodiversity, experimental design

 

Charles Birkeland

charlesb(at)hawaii.edu

Department of Biology, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA

Coral-reef ecology; benthic ecology

 

Antonio M. Bode

antonio.bode(at)co.ieo.es

Centro Oceanografico de A Coruña, Apdo 130, 15080 A Coruña, Spain

Planktonic food webs and nitrogen cycles

 

Philippe Borsa

philippe.borsa(at)ird.fr

UR 227 - Biocomplexité des écosystèmes récifaux, IRD Centre de Montpellier - PS2, 911 avenue Agropolis, 34032 Montpellier cx, France

Population genetics, phylogeography, molecular systematics, fishes, mussels, DNA polymorphisms, PCR markers

 

Emily Carrington

ecarring(at)u.washington.edu

University of Washington, Friday Harbor Laboratories, 620 University Road, Friday Harbor, WA 98250, USA

Biomechanics, physical biology and physiological ecology of benthic invertebrates and seaweeds

 

Just Cebrian

jcebrian(at)disl.org

Marine Environmental Sciences Consortium, Dauphin Island Sea Laboratory, 101 Bienville Boulevard, Dauphin Island, Alabama 36528, USA

Coastal ecosystem ecology; trophic interactions; eutrophication; seagrass ecology

 

Yves Cherel

cherel(at)cebc.cnrs.fr

Directeur de Recherche, CEBC - CNRS, BP 14, 79360 Villiers-en-Bois, France

Food and feeding ecology of top marine predators; pelagic ecosystem of the Austral Ocean; stable isotopes

 

Robert H. Condon

condonr(at)uncw.edu

Dept of Biology and Marine Biology, Center or Marine Science, University of North Carolina, 5600 Marvin K. Moss Lane, Wilmington, North Carolina 28403-5928, USA

Plankton ecology; gelatinous zooplankton; biological oceanography; biogeochemical cycling

 

Peter J. Corkeron

peter.corkeron(at)noaa.gov

NOAA Fisheries, Northeast Fisheries Science Center, 166 Water Street, Woods Hole, Massachusetts 02543, USA

Marine mammals; behaviour; bioacoustics; anthropogenic impacts

 

Jana Davis

jdavis(at)cbtrust.org

Associate Director for Programs, Chesapeake Bay Trust, 60 West St, Suite 405, Annapolis, Maryland 21401, USA

Coastal and estuarine ecology, population ecology, fisheries, and aquaculture

 

Omar Defeo

odefeo(at)dinara.gub.uy

Universidad de la República - Facultad de Ciencias, Marine Science Unit, Rambla O'Higgins 5319, Montevideo 11400, Uruguay

Coastal ecology, conservation, anthropogenic impacts; sandy beaches; fisheries

 

Peter J. Edmunds

peter.edmunds(at)csun.edu

Department of Biology, California State University, 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, California 91330-8303, USA

Coral reefs: cnidarian ecophysiology; subtidal benthic ecology

 

Kyle Hamish Elliott

kyle.elliott(at)mcgill.ca

McGill University, 21111 Lakeshore Road, Ste. Anne de Bellevue, Québec H9X 3V9, Canada

Seabird ecology, physiology, distribution and behaviour, biologging, Arctic ecosystem health

 

Simonetta Fraschetti

simona.fraschetti(at)unile.it

Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Biologiche ed Ambientali (DiSTeBA), Università del Salento, CoNISMa, 73100 Lecce, Italy

Experimental ecology, conservation, management, natural and human disturbances, coastal habitats

 

Robinson Fulweiler

rwf(at)bu.edu

Department of Earth and Environment & Department of Biology, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA

Biogeochemistry and ecosystem ecology along the land-ocean continuum

 

Alejandro Gallego

a.gallego(at)marlab.ac.uk

Marine Scotland Science, Marine Laboratory Aberdeen, 375 Victoria Road, Aberdeen AB11 9DB, UK

Biological oceanography, bio-physical coupling, plankton ecology, modelling, ecology of fish early lifes stages

 

Graeme Hays

g.hays(at)deakin.edu.au

Centre for Integrative Ecology, School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Science Engineering and Built Environment, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia

Turtle ecology; migration, behavior, reproduction

 

Elliott Hazen

elliott.hazen(at)noaa.gov

MS-National Marine Fisheries Services at Long Marine Lab, Institute of Marine Sciences,

PBSci-Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Department, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California 93950, USA

Mammals, fishes, acoustics, ecosystem fisheries, management

 

Kenneth L. Heck Jr

kheck(at)disl.org

Marine Environmental Sciences Consortium, Dauphin Island Sea Laboratory, 101 Bienville Blvd, Dauphin Island,

Alabama 36528, USA

Benthic ecology, emphasis on seagrass ecosystems

 

Sigrun H. Jónasdóttir

sjo(at)aqua.dtu.dk

Technical University of Denmark, National Institute of Aquatic Resources, Charlottenlund Slot, Jægersborg Allé 1, 2920 Charlottenlund, Denmark

Zooplankton feeding and population dynamics

 

William M. Kemp

kemp(at)umces.edu

University System of Maryland, CEES, Horn Point Environmental Laboratory, Cambridge, Maryland 21613, USA

Coastal ecosystem production and respiration, seagrass ecology, nitrogen cycling, eutrophication, hypoxia, mesocosm studies, and ecosystem modeling

 

Ronald P. Kiene

rkiene(at)disl.org

Dept of Marine Science, University of South Alabama, LSCB 25, Mobile, Alabama 36688, USA

Microbial ecology and the cycling of organic matter, sulfur, and nitrogen; DMSP and DMS cycling

 

Erik Kristensen

ebk(at)biology.sdu.dk

Institute of Biology, University of Southern Denmark, 5230 Odense M, Denmark

Sediment biogeochemistry; bioturbation; microbial ecology; mangrove ecology; ecology of marine benthos

 

Jean-Sébastien Lauzon-Guay

jsg(at)acadian.ca

Acadian Seaplants Ltd, 30 Brown Avenue, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B3B 1X8, Canada

Population dynamics of benthic species, mathematical modeling, kelp bed, seaweed harvesting, sea urchin

 

Janet A. Ley

Janet.Ley(at)MyFWC.com

Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, 100 Eighth Avenue Southeast, St. Petersburg, Florida 33701, USA

Fish community structure, mangrove ecosystems, marine protected areas, fisheries effects, trophic ecology

 

Romuald N. Lipcius

rom(at)vims.edu

Virginia Institute of Marine Science, The College of William and Mary, Gloucester Point, Virginia 23062, USA

Conservation biology; marine reserves; predation, metapopulation and source-sink dynamics; ecosystem-based management; restoration ecology; benthic invertebrate population dynamics; fisheries ecology; crustaceans; mollusks

 

Steven E. Lohrenz

slohrenz(at)umassd.edu

School for Marine Science and Technology, University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth, 706 South Rodney French Boulevard, New Bedford, Massachusetts 02744, USA

Phytoplankton ecology and physiology, nutrient and carbon biogeochemical cycling, aquatic optics

 

Tim McClanahan

tmcclanahan(at)wcs.org

Wildlife Conservation Society, PO Box 99470, Mombasa 80107, Kenya

Coral reef ecology, fisheries management, system ecology and modeling

 

James B. McClintock

mcclinto(at)uab.edu

Department of Biology, University of Alabama, 109 Campbell Hall, 1530 3rd Ave South, Birmingham,

Alabama 35294-1170, USA

Invertebrates: chemical ecology, reproduction and nutrition, larval ecology, polar ecology

 

Karen Miller

k.miller(at)aims.gov.au

Australian Institute of Marine Science, The UWA Oceans Institute, 39 Fairway, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia

Ecological genetics of invertebrates; coral ecology; larval ecology

 

Steven G. Morgan

sgmorgan(at)ucdavis.edu

Bodega Marine Laboratory, University of California, PO Box 247, 2099 Westside Road, Bodega Bay, California 94923, USA

Invertebrates: reproductive and larval ecology, life history and behavior; ecology of rocky shores

 

Toshi Nagata

nagata(at)aori.u-tokyo.ac.jp

Department of Chemical Oceanography, Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo,

5-1-5 Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa, Chiba 277-8564, Japan

Bacteria and heterotrophic flagellates, cycling of organic matter

 

Ivan Nagelkerken

ivan.nagelkerken(at)adelaide.edu.au

Southern Seas Ecology Laboratories, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide SA 5005, Australia

Fish and climate change, sensory ecology, coral reef fish ecology, fish behavior, mangrove ecosystems, connectivity

 

Claire Paris

cparis(at)rsmas.miami.edu

Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science, University of Miami, 4600 Rickenbacker Cswy., Miami, FL 33149, USA

Biological oceanography: biophysical modeling; ichthyoplankton and recruitment

 

Per J. Palsbøll

p.j.palsboll(at)rug.nl

Marine Evolution and Conservation, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen, 9747 AG Groningen, The Netherlands

Evolutionary, ecological, population and conservation genetics; marine mammals

 

Joseph R. Pawlik

pawlikj(at)uncw.edu

UNCW Center for Marine Science, 5600 Marvin K Moss Lane, Wilmington, North Carolina 28409, USA

Marine chemical ecology of invertebrates; chemical induction of larval settlement; natural products

 

Morten F. Pedersen

mfp(at)ruc.dk

Department of Life Sciences and Chemistry, Roskilde University, PO Box 260, 4000 Roskilde, Denmark

Seagrass; macroalgae; eco-physiology; population dynamics including plant-herbivore interactions and competition; experimental design

 

Pei-Yuan Qian

boqianpy(at)ust.hk

Department of Biology, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, SAR

Larval biology, biofilm, biofouling and antifouling, chemical ecology, molecular microbial ecology

 

Jake Rice

ricej(at)dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat, Fisheries & Oceans Canada, 200 Kent Street, Stn 12S015, Ottawa, ON K1A 0E6, Canada

Science policy; management of marine resources; ecosystem effects of human activities

 

Scott A. Shaffer

scott.shaffer(at)sjsu.edu

San Jose State University, Department of Biological Sciences, One Washington Square, San Jose, California 95192-0100, USA

Seabird foraging ecology and energetics, electronic tagging, and habitat use

 

Kenneth Sherman

kenneth.sherman(at)noaa.gov

NOAA Fisheries, Northeast Fisheries Center, 28 Tarzwell Dr, Narragansett, Rhode Island 02882, USA

Fisheries ecology; fishery resources; zooplankton

 

Paul Snelgrove

psnelgro(at)mun.ca

Canada Research Chair in Boreal & Cold Ocean Systems, Ocean Sciences Centre, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL A1C 5S7, Canada

Marine community ecology; larval ecology of fish and benthic invertebrates; biodiversity; hydrodynamic effects on benthic communities and populations, deep-sea ecology, disturbance and anthropogenic impacts

 

Inna M. Sokolova

inna.sokolova(at)uni-rostock.de

Primary address: Institut für Biowissenschaften, Universität Rostock, 18059 Rostock, Germany

Secondary address: Biology Department, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte,

North Carolina 28223-001, USA

Ecological physiology of invertebrates and effects of pollutants

 

Martin Solan

m.solan(at)soton.ac.uk

University of Southampton, Waterfront Campus, European Way, Southampton SO14 3ZH, UK

Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning, benthic ecology, bioturbation

 

Stylianos Somarakis

somarak(at)her.hcmr.gr

Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Marine Biological Resources, P.O. Box 2214, 71003 Heraklion,

Crete, Greece

Marine fisheries ecology: reproduction and early life history of fishes, small pelagic fishes; Mediterranean ecosystems

 

Peter D. Steinberg

P.Steinberg(at)unsw.edu.au

School of Biological, Earth, and Environmental Science, Centre for Marine Biofouling and Bio-innovation, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia

Marine chemical ecology; fouling, antifouling and colonisation biology; bacterial biofilms; herbviory; seaweed ecology; prokaryote/eukaryote interaction

 

Konstantinos I. Stergiou

kstergio(at)bio.auth.gr

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, School of Biology, Department of Zoology, PO Box 34, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece

Institute of Marine Biological Resources and Inland Waters, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Aghios Kosmas, 16777 Athens, Greece

Fish population dynamics, distribution and the impacts of fishing on populations. Mediterranean fisheries; fish biogeography and climate change

 

Antony J. Underwood

aju(at)bio.usyd.edu.au

Centre for Research on Ecological Impacts of Coastal Cities, Marine Ecological Laboratory A11, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia

Experimental intertidal and subtidal ecology; behavior; life cycles of sessile invertebrates

 

Stephen Wing

steve.wing(at)otago.ac.nz

Department of Marine Science, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

Food web structure, Southern Ocean ecosystems, trophic ecology, population biology

 

Marsh Youngbluth

youngbluth(at)hboi.edu

Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution, 5600 U.S. 1 North, Fort Pierce, Florida 34946, USA

Biological oceanography with special emphasis on zooplankton ecology and behavior

 

 

 

REVIEW EDITORS

 

Review Editors critically assess the scientific value of manuscripts, and may advise authors in matters of manuscript presentation.

 

David G. Ainley

Los Gatos, California, USA

Top levels of marine food webs, marine ornithology, marine mammalogy

 

Laura Airoldi

Ravenna, Italy

Ecology of rocky coasts; macroalgae; disturbance, invasive species, biodiversity and conservation

 

A. C. Anil

Dona Paula, Goa, India

Biofouling, invertebrate larvae, phytoplankton ecology, coastal ecosystems

 

Philippe Archambault

Québec, QC, Canada

Benthic and rocky shore ecology; biodiversity; aquaculture–environment interactions

 

Karl Banse

Seattle, Washington, USA

Biological oceanography; plankton research

 

Gary T. Banta

Roskilde, Denmark

Benthic ecology and ecotoxicology, animal-sediment relations, bioturbation, biogeochemical cycling, experimental design

 

Mario Barletta

Recife, PE, Brazil

Tropical and subtropical estuarine and coastal habitats, connectivity, fish ecology, environmental impacts

 

Peter G. Beninger

Nantes, France

Bivalve feeding; reproduction

 

Marthán N. Bester

Hatfield, South Africa

Pinniped population ecology, seal feeding ecology, dispersal & dispersion, functional morphology, body growth, seal-seabird interactions, killer whale population ecology, white shark behavioural ecology

 

Patricia Bonin

Marseille, France

Structure and diversity of marine microbial communities; nitrogen cycle

 

Erik Bonsdorff

Turku/Åbo, Finland

Coastal, estuarine and brackish benthic ecosystems: experimentation; biodiversity; environmental impacts

 

Barbara E. Brown

Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK

Effects of anthropogenic and natural disturbances on coral reefs

 

Jeffrey A. Buckel

Morehead City, North Carolina, USA

Fisheries ecology, predator-prey interactions, estimating vital rates

 

Ronald S. Burton

La Jolla, California, USA

Population genetics; evolutionary mechanisms in populations; biochemical and molecular genetic analyses of invertebrates

 

Michael Castellini

Fairbanks, Alaska, USA

Marine mammals and birds: physiology of diving and feeding

 

Juan Carlos Castilla

Santiago, Chile

Rocky shore ecology and anthropogenic impacts; coastal management and conservation; shellfish and invertebrate predators

 

Nanette Chadwick

Auburn, Alabama, USA

Fouling communities, reef-building corals, sea anemones, tunicates, symbioses, competition, population dynamics, behavior

 

Maura G. Chapman

Sydney, Australia

Intertidal ecology, experimental design, impact assessment, restoration, mangroves, benthic ecology, urbanization, biodiversity

 

John H. Choat

Townsville, Queensland, Australia

Reef ecology, fish ecology and evolution, coral reefs

 

Yves Collos

Montpellier, France

Nitrogen metabolism of phytoplankton

 

Sean D. Connell

Adelaide, South Austrlia, Australia

Macroecology; landscape ecology of urban habitats; disturbance; kelp forests

 

Steve Dawson

Dunedin, New Zealand

Conservation Biology, behaviour, abundance assessment and acoustics of marine mammals, especially cetaceans

 

Victor N. de Jonge

Hull, UK

Estuarine and coastal processes; algae and vascular plants; eutrophication; nutrient chemistry; effects of global change; conservation, restoration and management of coasts and estuaries

 

Rutger de Wit

Montpelllier, France

Benthic microbial ecology; eutrophication and biogeochemical cycling; ecophysiological modelling of microorganisms

 

Ana I. Dittel

Lewes, Delaware, USA

Larval ecology of invertebrates

 

Sergey Dobretsov

Muscat, Oman

Chemical ecology of invertebrates, microbiology, and biofouling; larval settlement, epibiotic and biofouling communities

 

Quay Dortch

Silver Spring, Maryland, USA

Phytoplankton: physiological ecology; nutrient dynamics, eutrophication, harmful algal blooms

 

Daniel E. Duplisea

Mont-Joli, Quebec, Canada

System level analyses

 

Anastasios Eleftheriou

Heraklion, Greece

Benthos ecology, environmental impacts

 

Mike Elliott

Hull, UK

Structure and function of fish and benthic communities

 

Charles E. Epifanio

Lewes, Delaware, USA

Early life history of fish and invertebrate larvae

 

Robert J. Feller

Columbia, South Carolina, USA

Trophic dynamics and energetics of crustacea and fishes, meiofauna ecology, ecological immunoassays, salt marsh ecology

 

Tom Fenchel

Helsingør, Denmark

Population biology; microbial ecology

 

Jonathan A. D. Fisher

St. John's, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada

Fisheries ecology and conservation, intertidal and community ecology

 

Nicholas S. Fisher

Stony Brook, New York, USA

Physiological ecology of phytoplankton

 

Peter Fong

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, USA

Invertebrates; rocky intertidal; mud flat ecology; reproduction; neurophysiology

 

Rodney M. Forster

Lowestoft, Suffolk, UK

Aquatic primary production; microphytobenthos; remote sensing of the coastal zone; effects of UV radiation

 

Ken Furuya

Tokyo, Japan

Phytoplankton ecology; community structure; dynamics

 

José A. Garcia Charton

Murcia, Spain

Reef fish ecology and conservation; marine protected areas; environmental impact assessment; experimental design.

 

Brendan J. Godley

Penryn, United Kingdom

Marine turtle biology: ecology, behaviour, distribution, status and conservation; particularly interested in satellite tracking

 

Jaime Gómez-Gutiérrez

La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico

Zooplankton and nekton ecology, emphasis on krill and copepod secondary production, parasitology and behavior

 

David Grémillet

Montpellier, France

Biotelemetry and ecophysiology; seabird behavior, energetics and evolution; effects of climate, pollution and fisheries

 

Benni Winding Hansen

Roskilde, Denmark

Laboratory and in situ studies on zooplankton; secondary production (grazing, growth, energetics, feeding behaviour)

 

Per Juel Hansen

Helsingør, Denmark

Protist and phytoplankton ecology

 

Brian Helmuth

Nahant, MA, USA

Biomechanics; physiology; benthic and intertidal ecology; corals

 

Brian T. Hentschel

San Diego, California, USA

Benthic ecology, larval ecology, deposit feeding, suspension feeding, organism-flow interactions, salt-marsh ecology

 

Eric R. Holm

West Bethesda, Maryland, USA

Larval settlement and metamorphosis, fouling communities, biofouling adhesion

 

Masahiro Horinouchi

Matsue, Japan

Seagrass fish assemblages

 

Kevin Hovel

San Diego, California, USA

Coastal landscape ecology, predator-prey interactions, marine invertebrates

 

Cindy Hull

Hobart, TAS, Australia

Foraging and breeding in seabirds, satellite telemetry

 

George L. Hunt

Seattle, Washington, USA

Seabirds; marine mammals; their roles in carbon fluxes

 

Catriona Hurd

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Seaweed nutrient physiology and ecology; hydrodynamics and biomechanics

 

David Hyrenbach

Waimanalo, Hawaii, USA

Marine bird and mammal biogeography, habitats and conservation

 

Adrianna Ianora

Napels, Italy

Zooplankton ecophysiology, reproduction and development; chemical ecology of phytoplankton-zooplankton interactions

 

Judson Kenworthy

Beaufort, North Carolina, USA

Community ecology, eelgrass, seagrass

 

Raphael M. Kudela

Santa Cruz, California, USA

Phytoplankton ecology and physiology, harmful algal blooms, bio-optics and remote sensing

 

Michael R. Landry

La Jolla, California, USA

Food web interactions; zooplankton ecology

 

Hunter S. Lenihan

Santa Barbara, California, USA

Marine benthic ecology (temperate and coral reefs, estuaries, soft bottoms, polar environments); fisheries ecology; ecotoxicology

 

Samuel N. Luoma

Menlo Park, California, USA

Feeding ecology of deposit feeders; geochemistry of trace elements in sediments

 

Christos Maravelias

Athens, Greece

Fisheries ecology, fisheries oceanography, population dynamics, climate effects, fisheries management

 

Mark Meekan

Darwin, Northern Territories, Australia

Ecology of fish larvae, sharks, and coral reefs

 

Zhi-Ping Mei

Guangdong, PR China

Marine primary production, phytoplankton ecology, marine planktonic ecosystem model

 

Thomas J. Minello

Galveston, Texas, USA

Estuarine ecology; habitat functions for nekton and benthic organisms; behavior and biology of penaeid shrimps and blue crabs

 

Gilles Miron

Moncton, Nouveau-Brunswick, Canada

Benthic ecology, recruitment and settlement processes, ecoethology

 

Peter J. Mumby

Exeter, UK

Multivariate statistical analysis; coral bleaching; marine protected areas, coastal reef ecology; reef fish behaviour; fish population dynamics

 

Takeshi Naganuma

Higashi-hiroshima, Japan

Microbial biogeography

 

Richard D. M. Nash

Bergen, Norway

Fish biology, population dynamics, fisheries management

 

Helen Neil

Wellington, New Zealand

Marine geology; paleoceanography; paleoclimate; isotope geochemistry (esp. otoliths)

 

Thomas Noji

Highlands, New Jersey, USA

Ecosystem processes, zooplankton ecology

 

Janet Nye

Stony Brook, New York, USA

Fisheries ecology, bioenergetics, ecosystem modeling, climate variability, climate change

 

Emil Ólafsson

Palma, Spain

Benthic ecology: energy flow and food webs, impact assessments, meiofauna

 

Paulette Peckol

Northampton, Massachusetts, USA

Algal physiology, nutrients and photosynthesis, population interactions; effects of disturbance on coral reefs and reef fishes

 

Peter Petraitis

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Field experimental design, community ecology of rocky shores

 

John F. Piatt

Anchorage, Alaska, USA

Marine birds and mammals; feeding ecology; seabird population dynamics; marine food webs; oil pollution; fishery interactions

 

Stéphane Plourde

Mont-Joli, Quebec, Canada

Zooplankton dynamics and secondary production, biological-physical models

 

Roberto Pronzato

Genova, Italy

Benthos population dynamics

 

Peter Ralph

Sydney, NSW, Australia

Chlorophyll a fluorescence; coral bleaching; sea ice photosynhtesis; algal toxicology; macroalgal physiology; seagrass physiology

 

Courtney E. Richmond

Glassboro, New Jersey, USA

Ecological impacts of environmental stress; population dynamics; ecological modelling; life history strategies

 

Hans Ulrik Riisgård

Kerteminde, Denmark

Environmental effects, bioenergetics and filter-feeding in macroinvertebrates

 

Michael J. Risk

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Coral reef ecology; soft bottom ecology; coastal processes

 

Lawrence P. Rozas

Lafayette, Louisiana, USA

Estuarine ecology, habitat restoration; decapod crustaceans and fishes

 

Benjamin Ruttenberg

Miami, Florida, USA

Reef fishes: life history, recruitment, biogeography; marine reserves

 

Jarrod A. Santora

Petaluma, California, USA

Mammals, zooplankton, predator-prey dynamics

 

Graham Savidge

Portaferry, UK

Phytoplankton ecology; primary production; photosynthesis

 

David R. Schiel

Christchurch, New Zealand

Experimental marine ecology; marine plant/herbivore interactions; demography and ecology of algae; invertebrate fisheries; aquaculture

 

Rochelle Seitz

Gloucester Point, Virginia, USA

Benthic community ecology, benthic invertebrate diversity, environmental stress, predator-prey dynamics, ocean acidification, conservation biology

 

Antonio Sole-Cava

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Invertebrate population genetics, cryptic speciation, sea anemone taxonomy; reproduction; benthic intertidal ecology; invertebrate fisheries

 

Erik Sotka

Charleston, South Carolina, USA

Molecular ecology, chemical ecology, and the evolution of biotic interactions

 

Kerrie Swadling

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Zooplankton; sea ice ecology; food web dynamics

 

Kam W. Tang

Gloucester Point, VA, USA

Planktonic and microbial processes

 

Martin Thiel

Coquimbo, Chile

Benthic ecology, biogeography, life history and behavioral ecology of marine invertebrates

 

Guglielmo Tita

Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Quebec, Canada

Benthic ecology, meiofauna, environmental impact of aquaculture

 

Nick Tolimieri

Seattle, Washington, USA

Fish ecology: population dynamics, larvae and recruitment, competition, predation; regime shifts; statistics and experimental design

 

Dianne Tracey

Wellington, New Zealand

Deep-sea corals and deep-sea fisheries; biodiversity; seamount research

 

John F. Valentine

Dauphin Island, Alabama, USA

Biotic processes and flow of energy among trophic levels; seagrass food webs

 

Kay C. Vopel

Auckland, New Zealand

Benthic ecology, animal-sediment interactions, sediment-seawater solute

exchange, bioturbation, effects of aquaculture on benthic ecosystems

 

Stephen Votier

Plymouth, UK

Seabird population dynamics, climate effects

 

Wen-Xiong Wang

Kowloon, Hong Kong, SAR

Marine pollution and ecotoxicology; biogeochemistry of trace elements; physiological ecology of marine invertebrates; trophic interaction

 

Mark E. Warner

Lewes, Delaware, USA

Physiological ecology of reef building corals; photosynthesis and photoinhibition

 

Paula E. Whitfield

Beaufort, North Carolina, USA

Invasion ecology and biology; climate change effects in marine communities