Theme 1: What are the changes?
Asgeir Sorteberg (Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen, Norway): “Linkages of climate between the North Atlantic and the Arctic”
James E. Overland (NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory (www.pmel.noaa.gov), 7600 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115, USA): “Multidecdal variability and climate change in the Arctic”
Theme 2: What effects can be expected on the ecosystem?
Svein Sundby (IMR, Norway): “Impacts of climate variability and change across trophic levels in the arctic and subarctic marine ecosystems"
Oleg Titov (PINRO, Russia): “Fishery and oceanographic aspects of performance of the Barents Sea ecosystem and the experience with their application by the ICES AFWG”
Theme 3: Management implications and challenges.
Alf Håkon Hoel (IMR, Norway): “Implications of climate change for the management of living marine resources.”
Evgeny Shamray (PINRO, Russia): «If the management of living marine resources ought to be effected by climate changes?»