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Introduction to Ecosystem Modelling Using Ecopath and Ecosim (SAMS, Scotland)

Type: 
Training
Nature: 
Of interest to / involving EUR-OCEANS scientists

The Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS), organises an introductory course to  Ecosystem Modelling Using Ecopath and Ecosim

Ecopath with Ecosim (EwE) is a free ecological/ecosystem modeling software suite, which has been at the forefront of describing the ecosystem effects of fishing and climate change. It is designed to:

  • Address ecological questions
  • Evaluate ecosystem effects of fishing;
  • Explore management policy options;
  • Analyze impact and placement of marine protected areas;
  • Predict movement and accumulation of contaminants and tracers (Ecotracer);
  • Model effect of environmental changes

Date and place: 2-4 March 2011 at the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS), near Oban, Scotland

Course fee: £300 + VAT

For further details and to book your place please visit the course webpage

Please direct any enquiries to Helen McNeill at  SAMSCourses@sams.ac.uk

Activity leader(s): 
Dr Sheila JJ Heymans
Location: 
Oban, Scotland
Start date: 
02/03/2011
End date: 
04/03/2011


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