Use of coastal and estuarine food web models in politics and management: The need for an entire ecosystem approach to prevent crises

 

Aim of the workshop

The course aims to increase the understanding of food web model indicators. We will discuss and share ideas how to improve food web modeling and how to apply its various results to integrated ecosystem-based management.

 

Date

25th Sept. 2017 – 27th Sept. 2017

 

Registration

Registration is open until 15th March 2017 !!

Please contact Dr. Ulrike Schückel or Dr. Sabine Horn to sign up for the workshop.

 

 

Location

Wadden Sea Station on Sylt of the Alfred- Wegener-Institut Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung.

 

 

 


Costs

The course is on a volunteer basis and has no further expenses out of accommodation and travel.

 

 

Accomodation

Sylt is a popular holiday island and September is still an attractive month for tourists to come here. We therefore recommend booking an accommodation as soon as possible.
Students are welcome to stay in our guesthouse “Möbius”. For more information please contact Annabell Mitzel.

Further possibilities for accommodation close to the institute could be found here.


Program

Invited speaker

  • Prof. Dr. Dan Baird (University of Stellenbosch, South Africa)
  • Prof. Dr. Stuart Borrett (University of North Carolina Wilmington, USA)
  • Prof. Dr. Victor de Jonge (University of Hull, The Netherlands)
  • Prof. Dr. Brian Fath (Towson University, USA)
  • Dr. Nathalie Niquil (French National Centre for Scientific Research, France)
  • Dr. Ursula Scharler (University of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa)

Monday: 25.09.2017

 

9:00 – 19:00        On the first day we will focus on scientific aspects about food web modeling

19:00                   Dinner

Tuesday: 26.09.2017

8:30 – 18:00   The second day we will deal with the challenge to develop a management-tool based on food web modeling

Wednesday: 27.09.2017

  • Final discussion
  • Departure

 

Contact persons

Dr. Ulrike Schückel

Landesbetrieb für Küstenschutz, Nationalpark und Meeresschutz Schleswig-Holstein

Nationalparkverwaltung

Schlossgarten 1

D-25832 Tönning

 

Phone: +49 (0) 4861 616-50

E-Mail: Ulrike.Schueckel@lkn.landsh.de

Dr. Sabine Horn

Wadden Sea Station, Sylt

Alfred-Wegener-Institut Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung

Hafenstraße 43

D-25992 List/Sylt

Phone: +49 (0) 4651 956-4217

E-Mail: Sabine.horn@awi.de

Dr. Ragnhild Asmus

Wadden Sea Station, Sylt

Alfred-Wegener-Institut Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung

Hafenstraße 43

D-25992 List/Sylt

Phone: +49 (0) 4651 956-4220

E-Mail: Ragnhild.asmus@awi.de

Kai Eskildsen

Landesbetrieb für Küstenschutz, Nationalpark und Meeresschutz

Nationalparkverwaltung

Schlossgarten 1

D-25832 Tönning

Phone: +49 (0) 4861 616-44

E-Mail: kai.eskildsen@lkn.landsh.de

PD Dr. Harald Asmus

Wadden Sea Station, Sylt

Alfred-Wegener-Institut Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung

Hafenstraße 43

D-25992 List/Sylt

Phone: +49 (0) 4651 956-4218

E-Mail:  Harald.Asmus@awi.de