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TitleEcosystem Based Management using Ecopath with Ecosim 3-Day CPD Course
Listing InstitutionThe Scottish Association for Marine Science
Last Date to apply2013-08-30
Course DurationFrom: 2013-09-03  To: 2013-09-05
LocationSAMS, Oban, UK
DescriptionRecognised by The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) as one of the ten most important scientific breakthroughs in the organisation’s 200-year history; Ecopath’s free ecosystem modelling software leads the way in describing the ecological effects of fishing and climate change. This course will give you an understanding of the theory behind the Ecopath with Ecosim software, along with the confidence to construct and interpret basic ecosystem models.
Instruction LanguageEnglish
Minimum Educational Requirement(students)This three-day course is designed for policy makers, ecological or social scientists, people interested in ecosystems and those working in ecosystem based management. It includes: • An introduction to models used for ecosystem based management of fisheries • How to create Ecopath, Ecosim and Ecospace models • Modelling the effect of environmental changes with Ecosim • Evaluating the relative impact of climate and fisheries • How to use Ecospace for addressing the issues of Marine Protected Area placement
Application Documents RequirmentOnline Application
Sponsors' Availability
Contact InformationEmail: SAMSCourses@sams.ac.uk Call: +44 (0)1631 559 000
Related Websiteshttp://www.sams.ac.uk/education/short-courses/ecosystem-based-management-july, http://www.sams.ac.uk/education
KeywordsECOPATH, Ecosystem based management

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