total of 18 students from Iceland, Germany, the Netherlands, France,
Sweden, Portugal, the United States, Peru, and Uganda participated
in the Fish Ecology course, which included a whirlwind tour of Icelandic
beaches to sample young-of-year plaice and a charter boat fishing
trip in Faxaflói
practical labs, paper discussion groups, and field
exercises were conducted nearly every day mixed with barbecues,
picnics trips to the Blue Lagoon, free time to explore Iceland,
and other social activities.
Campana visited again this year from the Bedford Institute of
Oceanography in Nova Scotia, Canada and conducted a 3-day otolith
preparation and microstructure analysis lab.
also lectured on the effects of climate change and fisheries on
the growth and age structure of fishes as well as expected changes
in the migratory strategies of fishes due to changes in global climate.
David Conover visited from SUNY Stony Brook in USA and conducted
lectures on the life history strategy theory and fishing as an evolutionary