Major Themes

  1. What are the key mechanisms controlling recruitment success the target species? e. g., the bonanza year classes of haddock (1998, 2003)

  2. Ecosystem indicators

  3. What are the physical and biological processes that link global/basin and the GB/GOM region? e.g. intrusions, warming, winds

  4. What is the relative importance of top-down vs. bottom-up forcing of GOM/GB ecosystem?

  5. What are the big ideas to come out of GLOBEC NWA?

  6. What are the products/transitions of GLOBEC NWA? e.g. operational products, lead-ins to new scientific programs.