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TitleVital Rates Measurement Techniques for Plankton
Listing InstitutionDTU Aqua – National Institute of Aquatic Resources
Last Date to apply2011-12-22
Course DurationFrom: 2012-01-23  To: 2012-01-25
DescriptionThe focus of this course will be the discussion and development of measuring-standards of vital rates. In specific, essential rates of reproduction, growth, feeding and mortality of key zooplankton groups will be developed. The participants will discuss pros and cons of different methods with invited specialists, to ensure optimal collection and transformation of information that can consistently be used as a standard method within EURO-BASIN and other BASIN related programs. A special attention will be given to measurements essential for different ecological modeling purposes involving of zooplankton.
Instruction LanguageEnglish
Minimum Educational Requirement(students)Priority to EURO-BASIN Contributors to WP2, WP3 and WP4 (but open to all BASIN-related projects & North American participants). Maximum 16 participants. No workshop fees, but travel and living expenses covered by participants (selected EURO-BASIN participants can use the projects funds for attendance).
Application Documents RequirmentInterested applicants should email to euro-basin@aqua.dtu.dk (subject: EURO-BASIN VR Training Workshop + YOUR NAME) with SINGLE PDF including a CV and max. of 250 words on the following points: (1) Relevant experience on statistical habitat modelling (short paragraph) ; (2) Current involvement in the BASIN/EURO-BASIN programs with reference to Tasks or research teams involved (short paragraph) ; (3) How could the training facilitate the specific research tasks you are involved in (short paragraph)?
Sponsors' Availability
Contact InformationLinda Holste; linda.holste(at)uni-hamburg.de
Related Websiteswww.euro-basin.eu (Training), http://eurobasin.dtuaqua.dk/eurobasin/index/trainingVR.html
Keywordsvital rates, basin, zooplankton, growth, feeding, mortality, workshop, training
Last Updated:2011-11-29

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