Oceans across boundaries: Learning from each other
Kiel, 13 to 15 September 2017


We are glad to announce the sessions of the YOUMARES 8 edition:

  1. Sentinels of the Sea: Ecology and Conservation of Marine Top Predators
    Dominik A. Nachtsheim and Brigitte C. Heylen
  2. Reading the book of life – omics as a universal tool across disciplines
    Jan D. Brüwer and Hagen Buck-Wiese
  3. Physical processes in the tropical and subtropical oceans: Variability, impacts, and connections to other components of the climate system
    Tina Dippe and Martin Krebs
  4. Cephalopods: Life histories of evolution and adaptations
    Fedor Lishchenko and Richard Schwarz
  5. Ecosystems dynamics in a changing world: regime shifts and resilience in marine communities
    Camilla Sguotti and Xochitl Cormon
  6. The interplay between marine biodiversity and ecosystems functioning: patterns and mechanisms in a changing world
    Francisco R. Barboza, Maysa Ito and Markus Franz
  7. Ocean optics and ocean color remote sensing
    Veloisa Mascarenhas, Yangyang Liu and Therese Keck
  8. Polar ecosystems in the age of climate change
    Maciej Mańko and Katarzyna Walczyńska
  9. The physics of the Arctic and Subarctic oceans in a changing climate
    Camila Campos and Myriel Horn
  10. Phytoplankton in a changing environment – adaptation mechanisms and ecological surveys
    Jana Geuer and Laura Käse
  11. How do they do it? – Understanding the success of marine invasive species
    Jonas Geburzi and Morgan L. McCarthy
  12. Coastal ecosystem restoration – innovations for a better tomorrow
    Jana Carus and Matthias Goerres
  13. Microplastics in aquatic habitats – environmental concentrations and consequences
    Thea Hamm, Claudia Lorenz and Sarah Piehl
  14. Tropical aquatic ecosystems across time, space and disciplines
    Mona Andskog, Hannah Earp, Natalie Prinz and Maha Cziesielski
  15. Open Session
    Simon Jungblut


You are willing to contribute your research outcomes to one of the sessions above? Then submit now your abstract for oral and or poster presentation and a short CV. Have a look at the session descriptions and the abstract preparation guidelines and submit it to not later than June 30th 2017.


The session chairs will assess the quality of submitted abstracts and will select oral and poster presentations for YOUMARES 8 based on objective criteria

If you want to register already without giving a presentation or showing a poster please contact