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Thursday, April 28, 2022 (8:15 AM - 6:00 PM) (GMT+0)

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Hafrannsóknastofnun

Hafnarfjörður, Iceland

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Dagskrá / Programme


08:15 HÚS OPNAR / HOUSE OPENS  


08: 30 SETNING OG ÁVARP FORSETA VISTFRÆÐIFÉLAGS ÍSLANDS / CONFERENCE OPENING AND WELCOME WORDS FROM VISTFRÆÐIFÉLAG's CHAIR – Freydís Vigfúsdóttir  


08: 40 ÁVARP HAFRANNSÓKNARSTOFNUNAR / WELCOME WORDS FROM HAFRANNSÓKNASTOFNUN – Þorsteinn Sigurðsson, Director of MRFI 


08: 55 TILKYNNINGAR OG UPPHAF MÁLSTOFA / GENERAL HOUSKEEPING AND START OF SESSIONS - VISTÍS board 

 

MÁLSTOFA I / SESSION I – ÞURRLENDIS VISTFRÆÐI / TERRESTRIAL ECOLOGY

Chair: Sandra Granquist


09:00 Winter distribution of Iceland breeding Oystercatchers - The Icelandic Oystercather's guide to the winter 

Sölvi Rúnar Vignisson, Böðvar Þórisson, Veronica Mendez, José Alves, Jörundur Svavarsson, Jenny Gill, Tómas Grétar Gunnarsson 


09:13 Effects of land conversion in sub-arctic landscapes on densities of ground-nesting birds 

Aldís Erna Pálsdóttir, Jennifer A. Gill, José A. Alves, Snæbjörn Pálsson, Verónica Méndez, Tómas G. Gunnarsson 


09:26 The effects of demography, habitat quality and behaviour on shaping the population dynamics of Icelandic whimbrels 

Maite Cerezo-Araujo, José A. Alves, Camilo A. Carneiro, Gunnar Þór Hallgrímsson, Tómas G. Gunnarsson 


09:39 Do whimbrel chicks find enough food in Iceland? 

Camilo Carneiro, Tómas G. Gunnarsson, José A. Alves 


09:52 Estimation of population dynamics in white-tailed eagles in Iceland and Greenland based on analysis of whole genome data 

Áki Jarl Lárusson, Charles C. R. Hansen, Snæbjörn Pálsson 

 

10:05 KAFFIHLÉ OG VEGGSPJÖLD / COFFEE BREAK AND POSTER SESSION (15 MIN)  

 

MÁLSTOFA II / SESSION II – LÍFFRÆÐILEG FJÖLBREYTNI OG VERNDARLÍFFRÆÐI / BIODIVERSITY AND CONSERVATION

Chair: Hrönn Egilsdóttir


10:20 Managing problematic plants in Reykjavík 

Mervi Orvokki Luoma, Mariana Lucia Tamayo 


10:33 Pseudomonas syringae on Plants in Iceland Has Likely Evolved for Several Million Years Outside the Reach of Processes That Mix This Bacterial Complex across Earth's Temperate Zones 

Natalia Ramírez, Cindy Morris, Oddur Vilhelmsson, Margrét Auður Sigurbjörnsdóttir 


10:46 Faecal nutrient contribution of different herbivore species on an alpine ecosystem 

Laura Barbero-Palacios, Emmanuel Serrano, Isabel C. Barrio, José Antonio Carreira, Jennifer Adams Krumins 


10:59 Iceland: A Hotspot for Intraspecific Diversity? 

Anthony James Schultz, BIODICE network 


11:12 Restoring wetlands, streams and lakes for fishes 

Jóhannes Guðbrandsson, Ásgerður Elín Magnúsdóttir, Ingólfur Pétursson, Iðunn Hauksdóttir, Hlynur Óskarsson 

 

11:25 KAFFIHLÉ OG VEGGSPJÖLD / COFFEE BREAK AND POSTER SESSION (25 MIN)  

 

MÁLSTOFA III / SESSION III – VISTFRÆÐI HAFS OG VATNA / AQUATIC

ECOLOGY I

Chair: Guðmundur J. Óskarsson


11:50 A new laboratory to investigate the impact of multiple drivers on ocean life 

Einar Pétur Jónsson, Agnar Steinarsson, Hrönn Egilsdóttir, Ragnar Jóhannsson, Tómas Árnason 


12:03 Ecology of digenean infections in the common whelk Buccinum undatum – a case study from Breiðafjörður, Iceland 

Hildur Magnúsdóttir, Árni Kristmundsson, Snæbjörn Pálsson, Zophonías O. Jónsson, Erla Björk Örnólfsdóttir 


12:16 There's no place like home: How host physiology shapes symbiont microniches in a marine symbiosis 

Marta Sudo, Vesna Micic Batka, Jay Osvatic, Benedict Yuen, Thorsten Hueffer, Jillian Petersen 


12:29 The social aspects of biological invasions – involving stakeholders in the research on the establishment of the European flounder (Platichthys flesus) in Iceland 

Theresa Henke, Guðbjörg Ásta Ólafsdóttir  


12:42 HÁDEGISHLÉ / LUNCH BREAK (50 MIN) 


MÁLSTOFA IV / SESSION IV – VISTFRÆÐI HAFS OG VATNA / AQUATIC

ECOLOGY II

Chair: Hlynur Bárðason


13:25 How is spatial cognition shaped in sympatric morphs of Arctic charr from Vatnshlíðarvatn? 

Sabine Lobligeois, Marion Dellinger, Margaux Van Hussel, David Benhaïim 


13:38 Are environment and personality impacting the learning abilities of a wild anadromous Arctic charr population (Salvelinus alpinus)? 

Margaux Vanhussel, Marion Dellinger, Gabrielle Ladurée, David Benhaim  


13:51 Spatial Ecology of Sympatric Juvenile Atlantic Cod and Saithe at Nursery Grounds 

Anja Katrin Nickel, Guðbjörg Ásta Ólafsdóttir 


14:04 Inter and intraspecific variation in how anthropogenic impact correlates with near-shore fish movement 

Michelle L. Valliant, Guðbjörg Ásta Ólafsdóttir 

 

14:17 KAFFIHLÉ OG VEGGSPJÖLD / COFFEE BREAK AND POSTER SESSION (40 MIN)  

 

15:00 PALLBORÐSUMRÆÐA UM HLUTVERK STOFNANA Í ÞJÁLFUN FRAMHALDSNEMA / PANEL DISCUSSION ON THE ROLE OF RESEARCH INSTITUTES IN GRADUATE STUDENT DEVELOPEMENT  

 

17:00 AÐALFUNDUR / ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 

 

17:30 VEGGSPJÖLD OG VEITINGAR / POSTERS AND REFRESHMENTS 



 

POSTERS 

 

Cool biocrust: A long-term warming experiment with subarctic biological soil crust 

Alejandro Salazar, Ólafur Andrésson 

 

A Whale Trail for Iceland: How to realize Iceland's potential for land-based marine mammal observation 

Barbara K. Neubarth, Verónica Méndez Aragón, Paul J. Wensveen 

 

Acoustic behaviour of the northern bottlenose whale (Hyperoodon ampullatus) within the North Atlantic soundscape 

Caroline E. Haas, Patrick J. O. Miller, Sascha K. Hooker, Jörundur Svavarsson, Paul J. Wensveen 

 

Using parasites for stock discrimination of Icelandic cod 

Francesco Golin, Haseeb Randhawa 

 

Assessment of diversity of macroinvertebrates in freshwater springs using eDNA 

Hafrún Gunnarsdóttir, Agnes-Katharina Kreiling, Bjarni K. Kristjánsson, Snæbjörn Pálsson 


TUNDRAsalad: evaluating the role of herbivore diversity on tundra ecosystems 

Isabel C. Barrio, Laura Barbero-Palacios, Noémie Boulanger-Lapointe, Mathilde Defourneaux, David S. Hik, Elina Kaarlejärvi, Eeva M. Soininen, James D. M. Speed, and the TUNDRAsalad team  

  

The Puffling Patrol: A citizen-science initiative to monitor the number and state of Atlantic Puffin fledglings during the fledging season in Heimaey Island, Vestmannaeyjar. 

Margrét Lilja Magnúsdóttir, Gígja Óskarsdóttir, Erpur Snaer Hansen, Rodrigo A. Martinez Catalan  

 

Assessing long-term changes in vertebrate herbivore communities and herbivory pressure across Iceland over seven decades 

Mathilde Defourneaux, Noémie Boulanger-Lapointe, James D. M. Speed, Isabel C. Barrio  

 

Relationship between plant palatability and ecosystem conditions in the Icelandic grazing commons 

Noémie Boulanger-Lapointe, Ian Klupar, Bryndís Marteinsdóttir, Rán Finnsdóttir, Ingibjörg Svala Jónsdóttir 

 

Biodiversity as preservation of difference  

Ole Martin Sandberg, Skúli Skúlason, Anthony Schultz 

 

Urban bird diversity: does abundance and richness vary unexpectedly with green space attributes? 

Rebecca Thompson, Mariana Tamayo, Snorri Sigurðsson 

 

The status of the Icelandic harbour seal (Phoca vitulina) population: 40 years of monitoring trends (1980-2020) and the current threats to the population 

Sandra M. Granquist 

 

Effect of physical enrichment on the brain shape of Arctic charr Large Benthic morph from Lake Þingvallavatn 

Ylva Poirier, Alannah Gourlaouen, Marion Dellinger, Leslie Lafouasse, David Benhaïm  

 

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