International workshop: “The response of pteropods to ocean acidification and climate change”, 1-3 June 2015, Cambridge, UK

Date: Monday 1st – Wednesday 3rd June 2015

Venue: British Antarctic Survey (BAS), High Cross, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 0ET

Deadline for contribution: 30 April 2015

The international pteropod workshop will take place at the British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge between 1st and 3rd of June 2015, prior to the open meeting “Ocean acidification: what’s it all about?” that will be held at the Royal Society, London on 4 and 5 June, providing outcomes of the UKOA and BIOACID research programmes.

Confirmed Plenary speakers: Steve Comeau, Post-doctoral position, Department of Biology, California State University -Nina Bednarsek, NRC Post-doctoral Fellow NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory


1. To identify “tipping points” of severe impact on pteropod populations.
3. To establish a network of high-quality pteropod data.
4. To generate an international agreement on methods for using pteropods in OA monitoring 5. To draw-up future strategy for the pteropod research Major outputs 1. A methods article on best-practice in pteropod research 2. A horizon-scanning article considering future research on OA sentinel taxa 3. An open-access database with a dedicated web-page and data-visualisation interfaces

A limited number of travelling fellowship will be offered to support the participation of PhD students and junior researchers who otherwise in raising funds (deadline for application 15 April 2015).

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