OBIS 2007- Halifax, NS

The Ocean Biodiversity Informatics Conference 2007, Halifax, NS (hotlink: http://marinebiodiversity.ca/OBI07) October 2-4 was attended by Amber York and Scott Gallager from the NEBO Team. There were 32 posters presented. Amber’s poster “Development of an Optical Image Database and Processing Tools for Automated Classification of Benthic Habitat and Enumeration of Scallop Stocks” (hotlink: http://marinebiodiversity.ca/OBI07/posters/york/) was voted Number One. Amber took home the First Prize of a vest embroidered with Bedford Institute of Oceanography. Scott’s talk “The Northeast Bentho-pelagic Observatory (NEBO) to Support Fisheries and Ecosystem Management” (hotlink: http://marinebiodiversity.ca/OBI07/sessions/new-data-systems/oral-gallag...) received an honorable mention.