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Abstract submission

Call for abstracts

Present your work, exchange ideas, discuss innovations, and develop your network at the symposium on Decadal Variability of the North Atlantic and its Marine Ecosystems 2010-2019.

Deadline for abstract submissions is 1 November 2021.

The call for abstracts is now closed.:

  • Ocean climate and physical environment in the North Atlantic and their linkages to changing marine ecosystems.
  • Decadal change and trends in North Atlantic/sub-Arctic plankton and their ecosystems
  • Trends and drivers of decadal variability in fish and invertebrates.
  • Expanding horizons: assessing decadal changes and incorporating Social-Ecological Systems in the North Atlantic.


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Abstract criteria

Abstracts can be a maximum of 250 words, written only in English, and must follow standard grammar and punctuation rules. Abstracts should be clear, succinct, and provide sufficient scientific content about the work to be presented. Abstracts that do not meet these guidelines, including those that are too generic or poorly written, will be rejected.

During abstract submission you will be asked for keywords and to suggest text for use on twitter that may be used to promote your presentation.


For every author listed, their name, institution, and email are required information. Please be sure to check that all relevant authors have been included.

The presenting author will also be the corresponding author who will receive all communication, including acceptance and scheduling notifications from the organisers.

Oral presentations

Each presenter will be given 15 minutes to present their work, 3 minutes for questions, and 2 minutes of transition time between speakers, for a total time slot of 20 minutes.

Poster presentation

You may choose to present a poster of your work. All posters will be on display for the duration of the conference. Posters must be presentet in portrait orientation with a A0 size (841 mm x 1189 mm = 33.11" x 46.81").