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.
25th Sept. 2017 – 27th Sept. 2017
Registration is open until 15th March 2017 !!
Wadden Sea Station on Sylt of the Alfred- Wegener-Institut Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung.
The course is on a volunteer basis and has no further expenses out of accommodation and travel.
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.
- 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)
9:00 – 19:00 On the first day we will focus on scientific aspects about food web modeling
8:30 – 18:00 The second day we will deal with the challenge to develop a management-tool based on food web modeling
- Final discussion
Dr. Ulrike Schückel
Landesbetrieb für Küstenschutz, Nationalpark und Meeresschutz Schleswig-Holstein
Phone: +49 (0) 4861 616-50