Issue: November 2022

IYS Research Continues on Salmon in Open Ocean

IYS Research Continues on Salmon in Open Ocean

Researchers participating in the International Year of the Salmon (IYS) are preparing to bring a team to Vancouver, British Columbia in October for a preliminary review of expedition findings on what happens to salmon in the North Pacific Ocean, including the Gulf of Alaska. Organizers of the IYS Synthesis Symposium, slated for Oct. 4-6 in Vancouver, identified as the ultimate goal developing a roadmap for the resilience of salmon and people through 2030. Synthesis papers and presentations given during the symposium are to be used to identify critical knowledge or method gaps and potential solutions to inform that roadmap, they said. Lab work is ongoing as scientists from the five international research vessels that participated in the IYS Pan-Pacific Winter High Seas Expedition— from ...