3rd International Workshop on Trait-based Approaches to Ocean Life

Conference Date: 
Sunday, August 20, 2017 to Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Trait distributions in the ocean emerge through evolution and natural selection, and are mediated by the environment, biological interactions, anthropogenic drivers, and organism behavior. Because trait variations within and across communities lead to variation in the rates of crucial ecosystem functions such as carbon export, this mechanistic approach sheds light on how variability in the environment, including climate change, impacts marine ecosystems, biogeochemical cycles, and associated feedbacks to climate and society.

Solstrand, Bergen, Norway

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