Entries by mcollmonton


Opportunity to develop a MSc thesis on Kelp Ecology

Under the project KELPEX (Kelp export: fuel for adjacent communities in changing artic ecosystems? http://www.niva.no/kelpex) we are offering a MSc thesis on kelp ecology. KELPEX is a multidisciplinary project integrating research in kelp forest, biodiversity, coastal and deep-sea ecology and modelling, to determine the role played by kelp export in shaping the structure and function […]

Research contract opportunity on Ecological Modelling of MPA networks in the Mediterranean

We are looking for a candidate to apply to  a six to twelve month research contract under the SafeNet action (Sustainable Fisheries in EU Mediterranean Waters through Network of MPAs, http://www.criobe.pf/recherche/safenet/) (December 2015-December 2018). SafeNet aims to identify coherent network(s) of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) and other area-based fisheries management rules (e.g. temporary closures) whose […]

EwE introductory course in Tasmania

A new Ecopath with Ecosim introductory course is being taught in Hobart, Tasmania, from the 7th to the 11th of March 2016. Teachers are Villy Christensen, Jeroen Steenbeek, Carl Walters and Marta Coll Participants from eleven different countries are participating.

BlueBRIDGE EU H2020 project updates

Bringing food web models to the next level: Interview with Jeroen Steenbeek, Head Technical Committee at Ecopath Research and Development Consortium Jeroen Steenbeek, Head Technical Committee at Ecopath Research and Development Consortium, explains why the food web models are fundamental for predicting the human impact on marine ecosystems and the work he is planning to […]

African and Mediterranean marine biodiversity

The First International Workshop on Global Trends in Marine Biodiversity in African and Mediterranean ecosystems was held in University of Cape Town, South Africa, from the 7-9 December 2015. The workshop aimed at bringing scientists from Africa and Mediterranean countries together to start an analysis of marine biodiversity changes in these countries. The final aim […]

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. […]