New science panel appointment

Dr. Bill Sydeman has been selected to serve on the North Pacific Research Board (NPRB) Science Panel, effective 1 October 2019. The NPRB supports marine science and education focused on the North Pacific Ocean, Alaskan marine ecosystems, and fisheries/wildlife management and conservation. As a member of the NPRB Science Panel, Dr. Sydeman will participate in annual strategic planning for NPRB scientific programs, including integrated ecosystem research and monitoring programs, as well as work with NPRB scientific staff to rate and select proposals for funding. Dr. Sydeman has worked with the NPRB as a Principal Investigator since 2002 leading studies on seabirds as ecosystem sentinels and samplers of the environment, spatial and temporal variation in coastal and pelagic food webs, and assessing the impacts of climate change on marine life.