Entries by mcollmonton

New course on Ecosystem Modelling Autumn 2015

An Introduction to Ecosystem Modelling with Ecopath, Ecosim and Ecospace course will be held at the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande Do Norte (Natal, Brazil) Monday, September 14, 2015 to Friday, September 18, 2015. More information about the course can be found here: https://sites.google.com/site/ewecoursenatal2015 Teachers: Marta Coll, Jeroen Steenbeek, Ronaldo Angelini Language: Portuguese, Spanish & […]

New workshop: Building scenarios of future marine ecosystems

From the 8th to the 10th of June 2015 IRD and EII with financial support from EuroMarine are organizing the workshop “Building scenarios of future marine ecosystems under a global change context: moving forward” This workshop aims at being a crucial event to provide needed guidelines and essential reflections on the current status and future […]

Internship opportunity!

Analysis of context-dependency issues related to the identification of keystone species in marine food webs The concept of keystone species has been widely applied and discussed in the literature since its introduction. Keystone species are ecologically important species in marine food-webs, which have a disproportionately high trophic impact on their community, compared to their biomass. […]

Working together: A call for inclusive conservation

A new comment in the journal Nature argues that conservation’s impact on the world is being hindered by the field’s lack of inclusiveness — particularly its failure to consistently include both the many different values people hold for nature, and the viewpoints of women and diverse ethnicities and cultures. Read the comment at: http://www.nature.com/polopoly_fs/1.16260!/menu/main/topColumns/topLeftColumn/pdf/515027a.pdf See […]

Scientific American & The Independent

And to The Independent http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/small-ocean-fish-are-thriving-while-humans-eat-up-all-their-predators-9811794.html?origin=internalSearch The pdf of the study can be freely accessed from the journal

New course on Ecosystem Modelling Spring 2015

An Introduction to Ecosystem Modelling with Ecopath, Ecosim and Ecospace course will be held at the Institute of Marine Science (Barcelona, Spain) Monday, April 20, 2015 to Friday, April 24, 2015. More information about the course can be found here: http://barcelona-ocean.com/training/course/introduction-ecosystem-modelling-ecopath-ecosim-and-ecospace This course is part of the new training program at ICM-CSIC, under training block […]

Qualitative Mathematical Modelling of Complex Systems

New course on “Qualitative Mathematical Modelling of Complex Systems” ICM-CSIC and IRD organized a new course at the Institute of Marine Science (ICM-CSIC) in Barcelona, Spain, September 2014 during 4 days (22-23 and 25-26 September). The course was about qualitative mathematical modelling and was taught by Dr. Jeffrey Dambacher from CSIRO (Australia). It was a […]